Navy men lose, 99-52, to Eastern Michigan

Hart scores 22 points

Towson, UMBC lose

Johns Hopkins wins

College Basketball

State

January 08, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Junior guard Jaquan Hart scored 22 points to lead the Eastern Michigan men's basketball team to a 99-52 win over Navy in Ypsilanti, Mich., last night.

Sophomore forward John Bowler added 19 points for Eastern (5-5), which dominated from the start. The Eagles shot 58.8 percent and scored 26 points off 16 Navy turnovers to take a 52-28 lead at halftime.

It only would get worse for Navy (3-10) as the Eagles led by as many as 51 in the second half. Eastern Michigan finished the game shooting 57.6 percent from the field and made 11 of 25 attempts from the behind the three-point line.

Navy committed 33 turnovers, which led to 49 Eagle points. Freshman center Carlton Baldwin led Navy with 15 points, while sophomore forward Mike Higgins scored 13.

Hofstra 85, Towson 56: In Hempstead, N.Y., Kenny Adeleke scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his fourth consecutive double double as the Pride (6-7, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) won its second straight.

The 29-point spread was Hofstra's largest margin of victory since it beat New Hampshire by 33 points on Jan. 18, 2000. Lawrence Hamm led the Tigers (3-8, 0-2) with 12 points.

Stony Brook 61, UMBC 56: The host Seawolves (4-8, 1-2 American East) used an 18-8 second-half scoring run to end a five-game losing streak.

Stony Brook's Cori Spencer had six of his game-high 17 points in the decisive 18-8 run.

The Seawolves held UMBC (4-8, 1-2) to only eight field goals on 32 percent shooting in the second half. The Retrievers were led by Kareem Washington, who finished with 14 points.

Johns Hopkins 70, Gettysburg 67: With less than a minute to play, Matt Righter hit a three-pointer and Frank Mason made four foul shots to lift the Blue Jays (7-2, 3-0 Centennial Conference) over the visiting Bullets (5-5, 1-2).

Righter's three-pointer gave Hopkins a 65-64 lead with 57 seconds left, and Mason's final two free throws put the Blue Jays up 70-67 with 6.1 seconds to go.

Salisbury 59, Christopher Newport 53: Justin Rice scored 12 points and Sean Whittaker and Ray Williams added 10 each to power the Sea Gulls (3-6) past the visiting Captains (6-5).

Salisbury took its first lead of the second half at 53-51 on two free throws by Whittaker with 2:11 remaining. The Gulls held the lead and clinched the win with Williams converting six of six free throws in the final 35 seconds.

Franklin & Marshall 80, McDaniel 67: Four players scored in double figures for the visiting Diplomats (8-2, 3-0 Centennial Conference) at the Gill Center.

Hood 83, Mt. Aloysius 77: Justin Junghans hit a three-pointer with 2:51 left to give the host Blazers (4-5) a lead they would not relinquish.

St. Mary's vs. Elizabethtown: The host Seahawks (3-5) game against the Blue Jays (7-4) was postponed due to mechanical problems with the temporary heating unit in Somerset Gymnasium.

Women

Stony Brook 53, UMBC 49: Anastasia Goncharova scored 18 points, but the Retrievers (0-10, 0-1) could not get past the visiting Seawolves (2-8, 1-0) in an America East Conference game.

Swarthmore 54, Washington College 45: The Shorewomen slipped to 2-7 overall and 1-3 in Centennial Conference play with a loss to the host Garnet Tide (7-4, 2-2).

McDaniel 68, Franklin & Marshall 56: Toby McIntire posted team-highs of 15 points and eight rebounds as the Green Terror (6-2, 4-0) remained undefeated in the Centennial Conference with a win over the visiting Diplomats.

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