Mount women end 3-game skid, 70-60 Warfield's 25 lead Morgan over Hampton, 78-71

State

February 11, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Mount St. Mary's got its first road victory since Nov. 26, as nine players scored in a 70-60 win over Long Island in a Northeast Conference women's basketball game in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Nikki Schroyer scored 19 points, as the Mountaineers ended a three-game losing streak.

The Blackbirds (7-14, 5-8) led at the half, 33-28, behind a 10-point, 10-rebound performance from Jineea Butler. In the second half, Long Island led 46-38 with 11: 41 to play before the Mount (11-10, 6-7) got four points from Jo-Val Nance on an 8-0 run that tied the score at 56.

A Nance jumper gave the Mount a 50-48 lead it would not relinquish. Amy Langville added 14 points for the Mount.

Morgan State 78, Hampton 71: Karla Warfield scored 25 points, hitting 10 of 15 shots, to lift host Morgan State over Hampton in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game. The Bears held the Pirates to 32 percent shooting (seven of 26) and out-rebounded them 45-30.

Nitrease Hamilton had 16 points, converting all 10 free throws, for the Bears.

Winthrop 60, UMBC 33: Jennifer Castle scored 11 points, as Winthrop (6-15, 4-6) shut down visiting UMBC (3-20, 0-11) in a Big South game. The Retrievers shot 24 percent (12 of 51), missing 21 of their last 26 field-goal attempts.

The Eagles used a 15-6 run to take a 26-17 halftime lead. Winthrop opened the second half with another 15-6 run and never allowed its lead to drop below 20.

Howard 72, Coppin State 61: Amanda Hayes had 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists to pace league-leading Howard (15-5, 12-0) over host Coppin State (6-13, 6-6) in an MEAC game. The Bison hit 16 of their first 29 shots (55 percent) to run out to a 39-18 lead.

The Eagles out-rebounded the Bison, 34-27, but committed 38 turnovers. Lisa Briggs led Coppin with 17 points, and Celena Falline added 13 off the bench.

Frostburg State 70, Waynesburg 43: Kara Reed scored 14 to lead four Frostburg players in double figures as the host Bobcats (19-2) won their 10th straight game, downing Waynesburg (7-13).

Men

UMES 82, North Carolina A&T 75: Bram Reynolds scored 25 points and Cryhten Langhorne added 20 as visiting UMES (8-13, 4-9) rallied to upset North Carolina A&T (11-7, 9-3) in a MEAC game.

Reynolds hit five of seven three-point attempts for the Hawks, who trailed 32-30 at the break.

Salisbury State 101, Wesley 88: Bill Lancaster scored 23 points to lead host Salisbury State (16-4) over Wesley (9-11).

Lancaster got 13 of his points in the second half, and senior guard John DeRichie scored 14 of his 16 after intermission. Salisbury outscored the Wolverines 57-44 in the final 20 minutes.

Pub Date: 2/11/97

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