Tonight's games

November 26, 1996

Morgan State (0-0) at Georgia Tech (0-0)

Site: Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Atlanta

Time: 7: 30

Outlook: Morgan returns four starters from a team that went 7-20, including senior forwards Chris Watson and Scott Deas. Graduate student Ira Crawley, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound center, also is back. The Yellow Jackets are led by 6-7 junior F Matt Harpring, an all-ACC pick who averaged 18.6 ppg and 8.1 rpg last year.

Howard (0-0) at Maryland (0-0)

Site: Cole Field House, College Park

Time: 8

Radio: WBAL (1090 AM), WTOP (1500 AM)

Outlook: This should be an easy game for the Terps, who, despite gloomy forecasts in the ACC, have played cohesively in the preseason. Maryland likely will go with its three-guard set, with junior Sarunas Jasikevicius joining sophomores Terrell Stokes and Laron Profit. The Bison are even less experienced than the Terps, starting 6-6 freshman forwards Jermaine Holloway and Xavier Singletary as well as sophomore Jabari Outtz at guard.

Towson State (1-1) at UMBC (0-1)

Site: UMBC Fieldhouse

Time: 8

Radio: WTMD (89.7 FM)

Outlook: Towson junior F Ralph Biggs is averaging 16.5 ppg and 6.0 rpg and is shooting 52.4 percent. The Tigers lead this series 28-9. The Retrievers lost to Loyola in their opener Saturday, 79-67.

Pittsburgh (0-1) at Navy (1-1)

Site: Alumni Hall, Annapolis

Time: 8

TV/Radio: HTS/WNAV (1430 AM), WAGE (1200 AM)

Outlook: C Mark Blount had 13 points and nine rebounds but Pitt dropped its opener Saturday to Illinois State, 69-50. Junior F Hassan Booker leads Navy in scoring with 13.5 ppg.

Vanderbilt women (1-0)

at Towson State (1-0)

Site: Towson Center

Time: 7: 30

Outlook: Last year's All-Metro Player of the Year, Chavonne Hammond (Arundel), and Jennifer Holmes (Severna Park), also a first-team All-Metro pick, return home with No. 6 Vanderbilt. The Tigers defeated Coppin State, 62-57, in Friday's opener.

Pub Date: 11/26/96

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