Powell rallies Loyola past Manhattan Greyhounds survive, 61-57, for sixth win in nine games


January 12, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Mike Powell scored 19 of his 30 points in the second half as Loyola overcame an eight-point deficit and beat Manhattan, 61-57, yesterday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game in New York.

The Greyhounds (6-8, 4-2) have rebounded from an 0-5 start to win six of nine.

Travis Lyons had 17 points for the Jaspers (3-8, 1-3), who lost their third in a row.

After Alvin Anderson hit a three-pointer tying the score at 53 with 4: 03 left, Loyola outscored Manhattan 8-4, including a free throw by Powell that made it 58-54 with 56.7 seconds remaining.

Washington University 73, Johns Hopkins 56: Matt Greear had a game-high 17 points and nine rebounds to lead the host Bears (4-8, 1-1) over the Blue Jays (7-4, 4-2) in the University Athletic Association.

Matt Geschke's 16 points led Johns Hopkins, which trailed by as many as 18 points.


Clemson 73, Maryland 51: Itoro Umoh had a team-high 12 points and 11 assists as the host Tigers (13-1, 5-1) rolled to an Atlantic Coast Conference victory. The Terps' Branka Bogunovic scored a game-high 17 points.

Maryland (9-6, 2-3) made eight field goals in the first half and trailed 37-21 at halftime.

Loyola 66, Niagara 52: Corey Hewitt had 17 points as the visiting Greyhounds (9-3, 4-0) remained unbeaten in the MAAC. Loyola led 46-28 midway through the second half before the Purple Eagles (6-7, 2-3) used a 17-6 run to pull within 52-45.

Washington University 59, Johns Hopkins 41: Alia Fischer had a game-high 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the host Bears (11-1) over the Blue Jays (9-2) in a University Athletic Association game. Julie Anderson had 16 points for Hopkins, which shot 22 percent from the field.

Oswego State 65, Goucher 62: Janelle Hulbert had a game-high 23 points as the Lakers won the consolation game of the Reebok Invitational in Rochester, N.Y. Kim Rogers led the Gophers with 18 points.

Pub Date: 1/12/98

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