Bowie State's hot second half sends Molloy to 79-71 defeat

Maryland women lose to No. 3 Texas Tech, 65-53

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College Basketball

December 29, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Bowie State's men's basketball team shot 62 percent in the second half to defeat Molloy College of New York, 79-71, in the Holiday Hoopla Classic at the Powell Convention Center in Ocean City yesterday.

The Bulldogs (8-2) had six players in double-figure scoring, led by guard Anton Jenifer (16 points). Guard Allen Van Norden scored 13.

Bowie State trailed by five at halftime, but hit 20 of 32 shots from the field in the second half, including 5-for-6 from beyond the arc.

Forward Moises Garcia led Molloy (2-6) with 26 points.

Montclair State 88, Goucher 78: The Red Hawks (4-2) ended the game on a 15-2 run to steal a win from the Gophers (5-5) at the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix.

Jonathan Garritt scored 22 for Goucher.

Women

No. 3 Texas Tech 65, Maryland 53: Jametra Clark came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points and the Lady Raiders made 23 of 25 free throws to overcome a season low in field-goal shooting (32.8 percent) in the Surf-N-Slam Classic in San Diego.

Texas Tech (12-0) will play host San Diego, a 65-58 winner over Georgetown, in the championship game tomorrow night.

Freshman Kalika France scored 18 points to lead Maryland (7-3).

"We were able to play for 40 minutes with a team that doesn't have any weaknesses," Maryland coach Brenda Frese said. "But offensively we struggled trying to hit our stride."

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