Maryland women fall to North Carolina State

Wolfpack's 22-6 spurt leaves Terps behind, 61-45

Colgate defeats Navy men

College Basketball

January 26, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Alvine Mendeng scored 14 points and added 11 rebounds as the North Carolina State women handed Maryland a 61-45 loss yesterday at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C.

After a 3-0 start to their conference schedule, the Terrapins lost for the fourth time in their past five Atlantic Coast Conference contests.

The host Wolfpack (10-10, 2-5) won its second straight league contest and avenged a Jan. 2 loss to the Terrapins (12-7, 4-4).

Mendeng's jumper with 12:15 remaining in the game gave the Wolfpack a 37-35 lead and started a 22-6 run. Crystal Washington hit a three-pointer with 1:23 left, but by then the Terps were down by double digits.

Delvona Oliver had a game-high 17 points for Maryland. Nanna Rivers added 11 points and six assists for the Wolfpack, which shot 48 percent in the second half after a 26 percent showing in the first.

William & Mary 71, Towson 60: The host Tigers failed to get their first Colonial Athletic Association victory and the Tribe (7-9, 3-4) picked up its first road win in 10 games, a string that began last February.

Kelli Talbot led the Tigers (7-9, 3-4) with 17 points. Guard Lizzie Schiel had 19, including 16 in the second half, for William & Mary.

Fairfield 66, Loyola 58: The teams combined to shoot 32 percent, but the host Stags (5-13, 3-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) outscored the Greyhounds (8-9, 4-4) at the free-throw line, 25-5.

Loyola's Lauren Troupe led all scorers with 20 points. Four Fairfield players scored in double figures, led by Cathy Dash and Candice Lindsay, who scored 12 apiece. Janelle McManus added 11 and Schrene Isidora scored 10.

Troupe was the only Loyola player in double figures. Katie Scherle pulled down 11 rebounds for the Greyhounds.

Colgate 80, Navy 57: The host Red Raiders (10-7, 3-2 Patriot League) scored the game's first 10 points and led by as many as 30.

Courtney Davidson scored 27 points for the Mids (7-12, 1-4). Emily Braseth had 27 points for the Red Raiders.

Men

Colgate 91, Navy 84: The visiting Mids (3-15, 0-5 Patriot League) lost to the Red Raiders (10-8, 2-3) for the fourth straight time.

Jon Simon led Colgate with 21 points. Carlton Baldwin scored 19 for Navy and Kwane Ofori added 15.

Navy remained in eighth in the Patriot League, while Colgate moved into a three-way tie for fourth.

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