Mount women's 19-6 first-half run fuels victory over Central Conn.

Mids fall to Brown, 65-59

Villa Julie men hang on

State

January 09, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team used a 19-6 scoring run to end the first half and never allowed Central Connecticut State to get closer than 13 in the second half to win, 66-51, in a Northeast Conference game last night in New Britain, Conn.

Myriam Baccouche led the Mount (3-8, 2-0) with 20 points and eight rebounds and Adrienne Harris added 15 points.

The Mount took an early five-point lead, 9-4, three minutes into the game. Central got within two, 22-20, with 6:30 left in the first half before the Mount went on an 11-4 scoring run.

Brown 65, Navy 59: Navy let a nine-point second-half lead get away and couldn't complete a comeback of its own at Alumni Hall last night.

The Mids (6-8) went on a 13-4 run early in the second half to take a 48-39 lead with 12:10 to play in the game. Brown (6-6) answered with a 12-0 run to jump in front 51-48 with 6:51 remaining in the game.

The Bears' lead would reach five points before the Mids came back and tied the game at 59-59 following a Kate Hobbs free throw with 1:18 remaining.

Abi Campbell fouled Nyema Mitchell with 46 seconds left to play. Mitchell made both free throws to give Brown a 63-59 lead. Navy turned the ball over on the ensuing possession, which led to Colleen Kelly being fouled with 13 seconds remaining. She converted both free throws to put the game away for the Bears.

The Bears shot 40 percent from the field, including 46 percent in the second half. Navy shot 33 percent from the field and 32 percent in the second half. Navy turned the ball over 19 times. Courtney Davidson led Navy with 19 points.

Frostburg 97, Hood 79: The visiting Bobcats (8-4) made 36 of 50 free throws to hold off the Blazers (4-3) in Frederick.

After Hood pulled within 78-69 with seven minutes remaining, the Bobcats scored 17 of their final 19 points from the free-throw line to end the Blazers' three-game winning streak.

Frostburg's Tracie George hit 12 of 15 free throws on her way to a game-high 32 points, and teammate Tracey Little added 28 points and pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds.

Rita Willis scored 17 points to lead five Blazers in double figures.

St. Mary's 65, Villa Julie 49: Megan Baskins scored 21 points and Katie Greenberg added 18 to power the visiting Seahawks (4-7) past the Mustangs (1-9). Alicia Barnard led Villa Julie with 13.

Men

Villa Julie 86, Neumann 83: Wade Henninger scored a game-high 25 points, including 11-for-11 from the free-throw line, to power the host Mustangs (5-8) past the Knights.

Villa Julie's Anthony Fitzgerald and Neumann's Randy Maultsby each had 22 points.

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