Foul shots boost Goucher to 71-68 win Towson women capture Lehigh Tournament title

November 30, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Goucher made six of eight free throws in the final two minutes to hold off visiting Roanoke, 71-68, in men's basketball yesterday at the Sports and Recreation Center.

The Gophers made 22 of 29 free throws for the game and out-rebounded the Maroons 45-32.

Goucher (3-1) led 59-49 with 7: 37 remaining, but a 15-6 run pulled Roanoke (1-3) within 65-64 with 2: 02 left.

Bakari Ward had a team-high 16 points for Goucher.

Case Western Reserve 67, Johns Hopkins 59, OT: Pat Duncan led all scorers with 19 points, as the host Spartans (2-1) handed the Blue Jays (3-1) their first loss. Tied at 49 after regulation, Case Western outscored Hopkins 18-10 in the extra period.

Joel Wertman led Hopkins with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

Women

Towson 69, Lehigh 66: Jess Gordon and Michelle Lanigan combined for 28 points in leading the Tigers (4-0) to the championship of the Lehigh Tournament. Nine Towson players scored.

William and Mary 83, Mount St. Mary's 78: The Tribe (5-1) had five double-digit scorers in defeating the Mountaineers (1-4) at Knott Arena. Jessica Muskey led William and Mary with 19 points, and Mary Ranone added 17.

The Mount trailed by three with 44 seconds left before two free throws by Ranone clinched the win for the Tribe, which led by as many as 16 in the second half.

The Mountaineers' Deanna Butters had a career-high 27 points and eight rebounds.

Oklahoma 103, Coppin State 74: Phylesha Whaley scored 23 to lead four players in double figures as the Sooners (3-1) routed the Eagles (1-2) in the consolation game of the Cancun Tournament in Mexico.

Coppin State allowed 100 points in consecutive games for the first time in its 14-year history. The Eagles dropped a 104-49 decision to Michigan in Friday's first round.

Johns Hopkins 87, Case Western Reserve 76: Leslie Ritter had game highs of 26 points and 10 assists, as the Blue Jays (4-0) remained unbeaten with a win over the host Spartans (2-1). Marjahna Segers contributed 19 points and Kathleen Fitzgerald 17 for Hopkins.

Otterbein 55, St. Mary's 50: Erica Pearson's 16 points and Jen Francis' 14 were not enough for the Seahawks in the Savannah Tournament final. Pearson also had a game-high 14 rebounds.

Pub Date: 11/30/98

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