Hopkins rallies past W. Md., 79-78

Blue Jays erase 10-point deficit in second half

Mount, Coppin win

State men

January 21, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Johns Hopkins erased a 10-point deficit with a 20-9 run midway through the second half and Chris Ganan made a free throw with five seconds left to lift the visiting Blue Jays over Western Maryland, 79-78, in a Centennial Conference game last night.

Steve Adams led all scorers with 21 points for Johns Hopkins (10-6, 3-2). Matt Eisley added 18, and Ganan finished with nine points.

Desmond Esteves led Western Maryland (7-8, 3-3) with 17.

Eisley closed the first-half scoring with an over-the-head toss while falling out of bounds and into the Terror bench, which resulted in a three-point basket.

Coppin State 73, UMES 59: Rasheem Sims scored 21 points to power the visiting Eagles past the Hawks.

Kevin Darby led UMES with 19.

Mount St. Mary's 73, Sacred Heart 68: Freshman forward Pat Atangana (Riverdale Baptist) led the host Mount (5-12, 5-4) with 15 points and 11 rebounds over the Pioneers (2-14, 1-7) in the Northeast Conference.

It was the Mount's third win in five games. The Mount led 10-0 before Sacred Heart scored five straight points to begin a pattern of Mount leads threatened by Pioneers scoring runs that lasted the entire game.

Marist 60, Loyola 52: Brian Carroll scored 12 points in a losing effort for the visiting Greyhounds (3-13, 0-8) in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Howard 76, Morgan State 72: Ali Abdullah scored his team's last nine points to lead the host Bison (5-10, 3-3) over the Bears (2-12, 1-6) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game in Washington.

The Bears dropped their 10th straight game. Senior forward Cutis King led all scorers with 21, and Anton Jenifer added 18.

King scored on a short jumper to cut the deficit to 67-66 with 1:30 remaining. Abdullah then went to work, starting with a three-point shot to make it 70-66 at the 1:01 mark.

Jenifer answered with two free throws to reduce the deficit to 72-70. But Abdullah hit six straight free throws.

Gettysburg 75, Frostburg State 74: Terrence Callahan hit one of two free throws after being fouled with nine seconds left in overtime to lift the Bullets (9-7) over the visiting Bobcats (9-6).

Pierre Bowery led Frostburg State with 29.

Frostburg trailed by as many as 15 before Bowery hit a three-pointer with two seconds left to send the game into overtime.

Haverford 60, Washington College 59: Kevin Gregory hit a three-pointer with no time left as the host Fords (8-8, 2-3) beat the Shoremen (7-8, 1-5) in Centennial Conference action.

Greg Adams led Washington with 18.

Mary Washington 74, St. Mary's 73: The Seahawks (9-6, 3-3) fell to the Eagles (6-7, 4-2) in their second overtime loss in three games in Fredericksburg, Va.

Sheldon Taylor led the Seahawks with 27 points.

Salisbury State 62, York 60: After squandering a 14-point lead going into the second half, the Sea Gulls (10-5, 5-1) got past the host Spartans (9-6, 3-3) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Josh Merkel scored a game-high 20 to lead the Sea Gulls.

Villa Julie 60, Marywood 40: Ayinde Edwards made all six of his shots and scored a game-high 13 as the Mustangs (4-12) overpowered the visiting Pacers (3-10).

Bowie State 68, New Jersey Tech 52: Tim Washington led the Bulldogs (13-5) over the visiting Highlanders (7-9) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Omarr Smith added 16 points.

Goucher 110, Gallaudet 67: The Gophers defeated the visiting Bison for the 15th straight time by scoring their most points since a 116-111 victory over Marymount during the 1995-96 season.

Paul Kwajafa and Dwayne George combined for 51 points by going 20-for-30 from the field..

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