Illinois subdues UMES, 85-43

Widener trips St. Mary's

Goucher women breeze

State

December 12, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Roger Powell and Luther Head combined for 35 points to lead No. 14 Illinois to its 20th straight home win, an 85-43 decision over visiting UMES in men's college basketball last night.

The Fighting Illini (5-2) scored the first 16 points, and the Hawks (0-2) missed their first 12 shots. Tee Trotter led UMES (0-2) with 12 points.

Widener 78, St. Mary's 64: Donovan Gaspard led all scorers with 20 points, but the Seahawks (1-5) fell short in Chester, Pa.

The Pioneers (6-0) shot 41.4 percent from the field to take a 35-27 lead at the half. Widener opened the second half with a 17-4 run to continue its best start under coach David Duda.

Women

Goucher 84, Neumann 69: Kate Guggino went 14-for-20 from the field in a 28-point outing to lead the host Gophers (4-3). Stephanie Tolbert (Western) and Stacy Hollander (Beth Tfiloh) combined for 33 points and 19 assists for the victors.

Tolbert became only the third player in school history with at least 10 assists in a game as she achieved a double double (19 points, 10 assists).

Kaleena Simmons led the Knights (1-3) with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

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