Goucher starts early, stops St. Mary's by 12

Western Maryland ends 10-game conference skid

State men

January 20, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Todd Sykes had 20 points to lead four double-digit scorers as Goucher defeated visiting St. Mary's, 80-68, last night.

The Gophers used a 9-2 run for a 38-37 halftime lead and never trailed after Sykes' two free throws put Goucher ahead 53-52 with 9: 45 left.

Freddie Biggs, Josh Stolz and Darrian Lee each added 13 points for Goucher. Harvey Davis' 19 points led St. Mary's (8-6, 3-2).

Western Maryland 72, Gettysburg 68: Freshman point guard Greg Hill went 8-for-8 from three-point range in his first career start, breaking a school record, as the host Green Terror ended its Centennial Conference losing streak at 10 games. Hill finished with 27 points.

Catholic 86, Salisbury State 82: Dan Harrington led all scorers with 29 points and had five assists as the Cardinals (12-2, 4-1) rallied to beat the Sea Gulls (8-6, 3-2) in a Capital Athletic Conference game in Salisbury.

The Sea Gulls led, 40-31, at halftime but the Cardinals (12-2, 4-1) battled back by shooting 73 percent (19-for-26) in the second half.

Penn State-Behrend 64, Frostburg State 55: Andy Lawrence and Chris Hughes led the way for the Lions (13-2, 4-0) with 17 points apiece in an Allegany Mountain Collegiate Conference game in Erie, Pa. Pierre Bowery led the Bobcats (4-11, 0-5) with 11 points.

Muhlenberg 75, Washington College 63: Eric Nothstein had 19 points and Mark Lesko 16 as the Mules (9-5, 3-1) defeated the Shoremen (6-8, 3-2) in a Centennial Conference game in Allentown, Pa.

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