Hardy's 28 lead way for Bowie, 67-59

Coppin State outlasts N.C. A&T in overtime

State women

January 05, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Allyson Hardy scored 28 points, hitting 12 of 17 shots from the field, as Bowie State defeated host Virginia State, 67-59, in a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association women's game yesterday.

The Bulldogs (5-5, 1-1) took a 32-22 advantage into the break after limiting the Trojans (5-5, 1-1) to 6-for-27 shooting in the first half.

Virginia State closed the gap in the second half, outshooting the Bulldogs 13-3 from the free-throw line, but couldn't manage to take the lead.

Leketia Berry scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Hardy added eight assists and five steals for Bowie State.

Coppin State 68, N.C. A&T 60: LaKesha Wills scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to power the host Eagles (5-5, 2-0) past the Aggies (0-8, 0-2) in overtime in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

The Eagles trailed 31-27 at halftime and outscored North Carolina A&T 26-22 in the second half and 15-7 in overtime.

Shamara Singleterry added 14 points and seven rebounds for Coppin State.

Ursinus 46, Goucher 37: The Gophers (2-6) shot 22 percent from the field and committed 23 turnovers in a nonconference loss to the host Bears (3-5).

Hampton 76, UMES 57: LaShondra Dixon finished with 27 points to lead the Pirates (4-6, 1-0) over the Hawks (3-7, 0-1) in a MEAC game.

Octavia Thompson had 19 points for UMES.

Lebanon Valley 57, McDaniel 39: The Dutchwomen (6-1) rolled past the visiting Green Terror (5-3), which made only 14 of 69 shots from the field.

William Paterson 65, St. Mary's 42: Kate McPhail scored a career-high 21 points as the Pioneers (4-7) beat the Seahawks (6-3), winning consecutive games for the first time in three seasons.

South Carolina State 64, Morgan State 35: Malayney Denson scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Bulldogs (4-5, 2-0 MEAC) past the host Bears (1-10, 0-2).

UMBC 56, American 47: Shalayna Johnson finished with 23 points and Jessie Brown added 11 points and 10 rebounds as the visiting Retrievers (3-7) outran the Eagles (6-6).

College of Notre Dame 78, Brooklyn 29: Gabrielle Kenny and Amanda Poppleton scored 20 and 15 points, respectively, as the Gators (3-5) ended a four-game losing streak with a win over the host Bridges.

Salisbury 96, Southern Virginia 61: Amy Campion had 35 points, eight rebounds and seven steals as the Sea Gulls (4-11) cruised past the Knights (8-2) in the consolation game at the Christopher Newport Invitational.

John Jay 61, Villa Julie 47: The host Mustangs (0-10) remain winless after falling to the Bloodhounds (5-4) in the Legg Mason Winter Classic.

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