Mount falls to Radford despite Baccouche's 36

Navy stops Robert Morris

Wake Forest beats Loyola

State women

November 22, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Despite 36 points from Myriam Baccouche, Mount St. Mary's dropped its season opener, 69-62, to visiting Radford yesterday.

Radford (1-0) dominated the boards, 46-28, and had three players score in double figures. Junior Taryn Causey scored 17. Freshman Chelsy Sikes scored 15 and freshman Robin Kantin added 13 for the Highlanders, who hit 17 of 22 free throws.

Baccouche accounted for more than half of Mount St. Mary's offense, hitting 11 of 24 field-goal attempts and 10 of 12 from the free-throw line. Samira Rashid was the only other Mount player to reach double figures, chipping in 10 points on 4-of-13 shooting. Mount St. Mary's was just 11 of 20 from the free-throw line.

Navy 68, Robert Morris 58: The Mids rallied from a three-point halftime deficit to win their season opener for the first time in four years.

The win was also the first for Navy head coach Tom Maryott. Courtney Davidson led the Mids with 20 points.

Wake Forest 66, Loyola 51: The Deacons broke open a close contest in the second half to defeat the host Greyhounds. Tonia Brown led Wake Forest (1-0) with 16 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Katie Scherle had 15 points and nine boards (seven offensive) for Loyola (0-1), which shot below 30 percent from the field.

Memphis 89, UMES 63: The host Tigers got 56 points from its bench for the easy win.

The Hawks had closed to five with 3:59 left before the break, but Memphis went on a 14-4 run to finish the first half and a 16-5 run to start the second to run away with it.

Octavia Thompson's 14 led Maryland-Eastern Shore. Tiffany Winkfield added 13 and LaToshia Bailey12 for the Hawks.

College of Notre Dame 65, Cedar Crest 51: Junior Brynn Miscavige scored a career-high 20 points on 7-for-9 shooting for the host Gators, who won their season opener in the first round of the Women's Colleges Tip-Off Tournament.

Sophomore Monica Cherry added 11 points and four assists. The Gators play Hollins for the championship today at 3.

Delaware Valley 89, Washington College 67: Washington College surrendered a 16-0 first-half run and fell to the Aggies in the first round of the Cabrini College Tip-Off Classic.

Yianna Patronas had 17 points for Washington College, which will play Chestnut Hill in today's consolation game.

Goucher 79, Christopher Newport 66: Kate Guggino scored 33 points, including 13 of 22 field-goal shooting, to lead the Gophers in the first round of the Coca-Cola Tip-Off Classic - the third straight year Goucher has won its season opener.

Marshall 88, Morgan State 34: The Thundering Herd built a 30-3 lead to start its domination of the Bears in the Marshall Tournament semifinals.

Morgan State committed 36 turnovers and hit just 10 of 43 shots from the field. Erinn Coleman had 12 points for the Bears. Thirteen players scored for Marshall, led by sophomore Mary Pat Statler's 14.

St. Lawrence 71, Salisbury 60: The Saints shot 50 percent in the second half and defeated the Sea Gulls in the opening round of the Marymount Tournament.

Despite shooting 31 percent and getting out-rebounded 53-38, the Sea Gulls stayed relatively close by getting to the free-throw line 30 times.

Frostburg State 68, Methodist 55: Tracey Little scored 18 and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Jamie Cable added 13 and 10 for the Bobcats, who advanced to today's 4 p.m. final against Thomas Moore.

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