With Spence on target, Terps women win, 65-57

UM beats St. Bonaventure

Coppin men fall to SW Mo.


College Basketball

December 06, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Guard Alli Spence scored 19 points and forward Chrissy Fisher added nine points and 12 rebounds yesterday as the Maryland women's basketball team won for the fifth time in six games, 65-57, over host St. Bonaventure.

The Terrapins dominated in rebounds, 31-18, and hit 10 three-pointers, including seven in the first half on their way to a 13-point halftime lead.

Spence took 10 shots, all three-pointers, and hit six of them.

Towson 60, Army 51: The Tigers erased a 14-point deficit in the final 12:36 to hand visiting Army its first loss of the season.

Guard Kacy O'Brien led Towson with 17 points, seven assists and five steals, and center Kelly Robinson had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Towson, which improved to 3-1.

Army (5-1), shot 32 percent for the game and was 1-for-17 from three-point range.

Delaware 69, Navy 57: The Mids were unable to overcome a 21-4 deficit and fell to the Blue Hens in Newark, Del.

Navy (3-5) missed 12 of its first 14 shots and committed 12 turnovers in the first 12 minutes of the game.

Iona 69, Loyola 66: Lauren Troupe's three-point attempt in the final seconds was off the mark and the Greyhounds (2-2, 0-1), who led by 10 midway through the second half, fell to visiting Iona (2-3, 1-0) in both teams' Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener.


Southwest Missouri State 73, Coppin State 44: Raheem Scott scored 11 points in a losing effort for the visiting Eagles (2-6) in Springfield, Mo.

Villa Julie 86, Christendom 59: The host Mustangs (1-3) won their first game of the season behind Anthony Fitzgerald, who scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, in the first round of the Villa Julie College Roundball Classic.

Illinois Wesleyan 77, Johns Hopkins 64: The Blue Jays trailed by 10 at halftime and never got closer than 11 in the final 15 minutes of their Lopata Classic semifinal in St. Louis.

Hopkins (3-1) got 13 points apiece from freshman Danny Nawrocki and senior Matt Righter.

Salisbury 90, Williamson 68: Four players scored in double figures for the Sea Gulls, who advanced to the final of the Salisbury Optimist Classic.

Freshman forward Sean Whittaker scored 16 points for Salisbury (2-3). Anthony Smith had 23 for Williamson (5-3).

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