Pilione rallies Towson, 59-53

Early run carries Loyola to 62-51 triumph over Siena

State women

January 23, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior Mylisa Pilione scored 20 second-half points off the bench as Towson came from behind to defeat Delaware, 59-53, yesterday in an America East women's game at the Towson Center.

The Tigers (5-11, 3-5) trailed 38-19 early in the second half before the first of Pilione's five three-pointers ignited a 28-9 run that tied the game at 47 with 6: 05 left. Pilione scored all of her points during the Tigers' run that spanned 11 minutes.

Loyola 62, Siena 51: The host Greyhounds (6-11, 3-5) scored 18 of the game's first 23 points and defeated the Saints (4-13, 3-6) in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game. Shontrese Smith led Loyola with 12 points.

Siena pulled within six points with less than 50 seconds left, but the Greyhounds clinched the win by making six of eight free throws.

UMBC 64, Sacred Heart 52: The host Retrievers (5-12, 2-5) used a 20-2 run over the last 9 1/2 minutes and Jami Lange's 18 points to claim a Northeast Conference win over the Pioneers (5-10, 3-4).

UMBC trailed 46-41 with 9: 34 left before the decisive run put it ahead for good, 61-48.

Mount St. Mary's 70, Wagner 67, OT: Kia Williams had 18 points and 11 rebounds as the host Mountaineers (12-4, 7-0) remained unbeaten in the Northeast Conference.

Mount St. Mary's failed to hold a four-point lead over the final 5: 17 and Wagner (7-9, 4-3) forced overtime with a pair of free throws that tied the game at 59.

Morgan State 69, Norfolk State 61: Kimberly Harris' 16 points led three double-digit scorers as the host Bears (7-7, 4-2) won a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game. Monique Liddell added 13 points.

Johns Hopkins 69, Western Maryland 41: Leslie Ritter had the Blue Jays' first triple double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and a school-record 13 assists as Hopkins (13-3, 5-0) won its sixth straight.

Jill Ibex led Western Maryland (6-8, 3-3) with 12 points.

Salisbury State 81, St. Mary's 72, OT: Four players scored in double figures, led by Elisabeth Barfuss' game-high 24 points, as the Sea Gulls (10-6, 3-3) outlasted the host Seahawks (13-2, 4-2). Felicia Harris led St. Mary's with 19 points, including a layup with seven seconds to go to force overtime.

Marymount 85, Goucher 48: Jodie Knotts had a game-high 21 points as the Saints (9-7, 4-2) routed the host Gophers (3-11, 0-6) in a Capital Athletic Conference game. Marymount scored 48 points off 40 Goucher turnovers.

Haverford 59, Washington College 47: Sarah Chamovich led all scorers with 19 points as the Fords ran the Shorewomen's losing streak to three.

Maggy Kilroy became the Shorewomen's all-time leader in assists with 178.

Frostburg State 75, College of Notre Dame 38: Shannon Rexrode had 16 points and Heather Abucevicz 13 as the Bobcats (9-6) overwhelmed the visiting Gators (2-10).

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