Salisbury gets 1st CAC win, 75-68

Odumeru's 25 lead Gulls

Towson stumbles, 101-76

State men

January 29, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Freshman guard Segun Odumeru scored a career-high 25 points to help Salisbury to its first Capital Athletic Conference victory of the season, a 75-68 decision over visiting Marymount last night.

The Sea Gulls (4-12, 1-6) ended a six-game losing streak with the come-from-behind win over the Saints (6-12, 4-3).

Trailing 36-24 at the half, Salisbury took its first lead at 61-60 with 3:01 remaining on two free throws by Odumeru. For the game, he converted nine of 13 free throws.

Salisbury sealed the victory by converting seven of seven foul shots in the final 41 seconds.

Virginia Commonwealth 101, Towson 76: B.A. Walker (21 points) and Drew Johnson (19) recorded career scoring highs as the host Rams (13-5, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association) routed the Tigers (6-12, 3-6) at ALLTEL Pavilion in Richmond, Va.

Virginia Commonwealth shot 72 percent from the field in the first half to take a 49-34 advantage at halftime.

Jamaal Gilchrist led Towson with 21 points.

Mary Washington 89, Goucher 67: Mike Lee led all scorers with 25 points as the Eagles (11-6, 6-1 Capital Athletic Conference) downed the host Gophers (9-8, 3-4).

Jonathan Garritt led Goucher with 24 points.

Franklin & Marshall 81, Johns Hopkins 60: The host Diplomats (15-2, 10-0 Centennial Conference) took a three-game lead over Hopkins (11-5, 7-3) with the win.

Steve Juskin led Franklin & Marshall with 23 points.

Washington College 86, McDaniel 72: David Horvath and Dustin Abbate combined to score 48 points to power the host Shoremen (6-11, 3-7 Centennial Conference) past the Green Terror (5-12, 2-8) at Cain Athletic Center in Chestertown.

Gallaudet at St. Mary's: The Seahawks (4-10, 2-4) postponed last night's Capital Athletic Conference game with the Bison (7-10, 1-5) to 8 p.m. tonight at Somerset Gymnasium.

LaRoche at Frostburg State: The Bobcats (8-8, 3-2) moved last night's game against the Red Hawks (7-9, 2-3) to tonight at 8 p.m.

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