Making most of second chances, UMES tops Florida A&M, 61-54

Morgan State suffers 86-46 loss on the road

State women

February 05, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Zereena Stephens scored 15 points and Destiney Avent 14 to lead UMES past Florida A&M, 61-54, in women's college basketball last night in Tallahassee, Fla.

The Lady Hawks (9-12, 6-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) had a 16-6 edge in second-chance points against Florida A&M (8-12, 4-7) despite shooting only 25 percent from the field.

The hosts made 63.2 percent of their field-goal attempts.

Florida A&M's Shelley Harp led all scorers with 17.

Norfolk State 86, Morgan State 46: Shavonne Burke and Brandy Martin each scored 13 to power the host Spartans (13-5, 7-3 MEAC) past the Bears (1-19, 1-10).

Norfolk State shot 46.6 percent from the field and outscored Morgan by 14 points in the first half.

Sherie Cornish led the Bears with 14 points.

Hampton 73, Coppin State 47: Nicole Braithwaite scored 17 to lead four double-digit scorers as the Lady Pirates (9-12, 7-5) rolled past the visiting Eagles in a MEAC game.

The lead changed hands only once, and there were no ties.

Hampton outscored the visiting Eagles (9-12, 7-5) in turnovers 28-8 and fast breaks 14-2.

Denita Plain led Coppin with nine points.

Hood 89, Wilson 53: Mindy Fischer scored 30 points to lead the Blazers (13-5, 6-2 Atlantic Women's Collegiate Conference) over the visiting Phoenix.

Fischer's eight three-pointers and 62 percent shooting from three-point range established two school records.

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