Bowie women lose in OT in CIAA tourney

Towson men hand Hofstra eighth loss in a row, 61-60

February 26, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Allyson Hardy scored 18 points and Mona-Gail Baker added 16 last night, but Bowie State fell to Johnson C. Smith, 75-71, in overtime during the opening round of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament in Raleigh, N.C.

With the score tied at 65 in overtime, Lauren Goss, who totaled a game-high 20 points, hit two consecutive layups to put the Lady Golden Bulls (19-8) up by four points. The Lady Bulldogs (13-14) pulled within two points three times but could not take the lead.

Trailing by 16 with just under 10 minutes left in regulation, Johnson C. Smith went on an 18-2 run to tie the game at 61 with 2:35 remaining. Each team scored two points to force overtime.

Coppin State 68, Bethune-Cookman 65: Jeaneen White scored 19 points and Jackie Johnson-Stewart added 18 as the Eagles (13-13, 11-6) dropped the visiting Wildcats (13-12, 8-9) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference matchup.

Florida A&M 71, Morgan State 50: Tasha Neal scored 12 as the host Bears (1-22, 1-13) fell to the Rattlers (10-16, 6-11) in a MEAC game.

Four Florida A&M players scored in double figures, led by Phaedra Mashburn's 16 points.

The Bears' Calibra Alston pulled down 12 rebounds in the loss.

South Carolina State 75, UMES 63: Destiney Avent scored 17 points as the Hawks (11-16, 8-10) lost to the host Bulldogs (16-9, 13-4) in a MEAC game.

Men

Towson 61, Hofstra 60: Sam Sutton had 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the visiting Tigers (11-17, 7-11 Colonial Athletic Association) sent the Pride (10-19, 5-13) to its eighth straight loss.

Wagner 88, Mount St. Mary's 58: Jamion Christian scored 18 and Jerry Lloyd added 11 as the Mountaineers (3-24, 2-18) were routed by visiting Wagner (19-5, 15-5) in a Northeast Conference game.

South Carolina State 72, UMES 69: The Bulldogs (13-15, 10-7) overcame a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat the visiting Hawks (11-17, 7-11) in a MEAC game.

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