Salisbury loses on late 3-pointer

State

College Basketball

December 13, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Marques Fitch scored the game-winning points for the second consecutive game, hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer last night to lift Virginia Wesleyan over host Salisbury, 69-67, at the Maggs Center.

Tuesday, Fitch took the ball from end to end and made a layup with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Blue Marlins (6-0) over Christopher Newport, 72-71.

Fitch finished with 15 points. Justin Rice of Salisbury (2-6) led all scorers with 20.

Women

Salisbury 78, St. Mary's 54: Kiera Watkins recorded game-highs with 22 points and nine rebounds for the visiting Sea Gulls (5-3, 2-0 Capital Athletic Conference).

Salisbury led 36-24 at halftime and kept a double-digit lead throughout the second half.

The Seahawks (1-6, 1-1) were led by Megan Baskins with 18.

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