14 three-pointers propel Hopkins to 93-60 romp

Loyola women lose on last-second basket


January 05, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Fifteen players scored as Johns Hopkins made a school-record 14 three-pointers yesterday in a 93-60 victory over Bethany (Calif.) in the second round of the Monterey Bay Classic in Monterey, Calif in men's college basketball action last night.

Hopkins (6-5) led 42-26 at the half and shot 64 percent from the three-point line for the game. Matthew Eisley led the Blue Jays with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Brian Cosgrove and Jay Kreider combined for 24 points. John Inrig had 24 points to lead Bethany (7-8).

The win is the third straight and fifth in the past seven games for the Blue Jays.


Rider 71, Loyola 69: Becky Hower scored 20 points off the bench, including a last-second layup after a steal under her basket, to push the visiting Broncs (2-9, 2-1) past the Greyhounds (7-5, 1-2) in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Rider opened the game with a 17-7 run, but Loyola took a 38-36 advantage at the half on Jill DeYoung's three-pointer at the buzzer.

Loyola took its biggest lead of the game at 45-41 with 14:52 to play. Jennifer Mitchell and Robbyn Poole combined for 22 points for Loyola, and Katie Netherton added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

William Smith 82, Washington College 76: Leah Cornwell had 29 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks and Jeanne Vinchiarello added 20 points and six assists as the Herons (6-1) dropped the Shorewomen (4-5) in double overtime in the opening round of the Frostburg State Tournament.

The teams exchanged spurts in the half's closing minutes. Washington led 56-52 after a basket by Liz Smith at the 3:06 mark. The Herons scored the next six points for a 58-56 lead with 2:15 remaining on a three-point play by Kaleen Goodman.

Smith made a two free throws to tie the game at 58 at the 1:15 mark, and neither team would score again in regulation.

In the first overtime, the Shorewomen built a 70-66 lead with 1:52 remaining, but the Herons grabbed a 71-70 lead on Cornwell's three-pointer with 30 seconds left. Smith tied the game at 71 by making one of two free throws with seven seconds left.

Washington took the lead in the second overtime with 3:27 left on a pair of free throws by Meghan Hartzell, but Goodman hit a three-pointer on William Smith's next possession as it scored the final seven points of the game.

Smith led the Shorewomen with 22 points and 13 rebounds and Allyson Britton added 15 points and 15 rebounds.

Western Maryland 57, Lebanon Valley 50: The Green Terror made all 10 free throws in the game's final 53 seconds to defeat the visiting Flying Dutchmen in the Centennial Conference.

The Dutch took their only lead in the game at the 10:19 mark in the second half, but the Terror went on a 13-0 run and never looked back. Jen Piccolomini (St. Maria Goretti) scored 11 of her 15 points in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds, and Kelly Cramp added 14 points for the Terror.

Lebanon Valley got 11 points from Stephanie Tighe and 10 from Jennifer Northcutt.

Waynesburg 53, Villa Julie 28: Alyssa Phoebus (Perry Hall) scored 15 points in a losing effort for the host Mustangs (1-8) in the opening round of their Legg Mason Winter Classic.

Trisha Pollock led the Yellow Jackets with 12.

Johns Hopkins 81, Haverford 28: Trista Snyder scored 12 points as the visiting Blue Jays (10-1, 2-0) won a commanding 53-point decision over the Fords (2-7, 0-3) in Centennial Conference action.

Kathy Darling added nine for the Blue Jays.

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