Mt. St. Mary's pulls away from Sacred Heart

Six score in double digits in Mount's 91-75 victory

State men

February 18, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Mount St. Mary's had six scorers in double figures and won its second straight game for the second time this season, posting a 91-75 victory over Sacred Heart last night in Fairfield, Conn., in a Northeast Conference men's basketball game.

It is the Mount's third road win of the season and second in a row.

The Mount (7-17, 6-9) shot 59 percent in the first half in rolling up a 48-41 advantage over the Pioneers (2-22, 1-13) and extended its lead to 17 with 14: 22 left in the second half.

Mount coach Jim Phelan missed his third straight game as he continues to battle pneumonia.

UMBC 87, Wagner 69: Terence Ward and Kennedy Okafor totaled 63 points to power the visiting Retrievers (10-15, 6-9) past the Seahawks (8-15, 3-11) in an NEC game.

Widener 87, Villa Julie 67: Chaz Williamson scored 20 to lead five Pioneers in double digits as Widener defeated the host Mustangs.

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