8 threes by Kreider boost Hopkins, 95-63

Towson, Mount St. Mary's and Loyola are beaten

State men

January 27, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jay Kreider (River Hill) tied a school record by hitting eight three-pointers, including six in the first half, and scored a career-high 24 points as host Johns Hopkins downed Ursinus, 95-63, in men's college basketball yesterday.

After missing his first attempt, Kreider made his next eight threes.

The Blue Jays (11-7, 5-2 Centennial Conference) took a 9-0 lead before the Bears (5-12, 4-3) cut the lead to 18-15 at 9:57 of the first half. Hopkins went on an 11-2 run for a 29-17 advantage and extended the margin to 19 at the break.

James Madison 86, Towson 75: David Fanning scored 23 points and Dwayne Broyles added 21 as the Dukes (9-8, 2-6 Colonial Athletic Association) beat the Tigers (6-12, 2-6) in Harrisonburg, Va.

The Dukes led 46-40 at halftime, then opened the second half with a 9-2 run. Towson never got closer than 10 again.

Fairleigh Dickinson 69, Mount St. Mary's 63: Mensah Peterson (17 points) hit a jumper with 6:34 left to tie the score at 52 before the visiting Knights (3-16, 3-7 Northeast Conference) went on a 9-2 run over the next 3:31 to seal the win in Emmitsburg.

FDU has beaten the Mount twice this season.

The Mount (3-16, 3-7) opened with a lead it held until James Felton (17 points) hit a three-pointer with 1:17 left for a 34-32 FDU lead at the half.

The Mount's Pat Atangana finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Canisius 74, Loyola 65: Brian Dux scored 17 points to lift the Golden Griffins (6-11) over the Greyhounds (2-16) in Buffalo, N.Y.

Dux, who was 13 of 14 from the foul line, scored 13 points in the second half.

The Golden Griffins led by as many as 17 points in the first half. The Greyhounds cut the lead to five points with 1:28 left to play but could not get any closer.

Donovan Thomas led Loyola with 14 points.

Delaware State 77, UMES 67: Andre Matthews and Miles Davis scored 17 points each to help the Hornets (10-8, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) beat the visiting Fighting Hawks (8-10, 5-4).

Delaware State won its second straight, and UMES has dropped two in a row.

Muhlenberg 66, Western Maryland 56: The inside play of Mark Lesko and Aaron Holden catapulted the visiting Mules (14-4, 6-2 Centennial Conference) over the Green Terror (6-11, 2-4).

Lesko had 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Mules, and Holden added 14 and 14.

Mary Washington 77, Salisbury 72: Dan Dupras scored 25 points to lead the visiting Eagles (7-9, 4-4 Capital Athletic Conference) over the Sea Gulls (6-12, 2-6).

The Eagles held an eight-point halftime lead, but the Sea Gulls couldn't close the gap, shooting 26 percent from three-point range.

Franklin & Marshall 80, Washington College 71: Cas Thomas, Steve Juskin and Alex Kraft combined for 38 points and 24 rebounds to power the 17th-ranked Diplomats (15-4, 5-2) past the visiting Shoremen (6-1, 2-5 Centennial Conference).

Frostburg 88, Lake Erie 76: Pierre Bowery scored a team-high 25 points and senior Sean Brown (North County) added 23 to power the Bobcats (9-9, 5-2 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference) past the host Storm (7-13, 1-6).

York 82, St. Mary's 65: Andy O'Brien led all scorers with 25 points as the host Spartans (15-3, 7-1 Capital Athletic Conference) won their ninth straight.

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