Mount misses chances, falls in triple OT

3 shots for win fail in loss to Central Conn., 90-82

State

February 03, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Host Mount St. Mary's missed three potential game-winning shots and fell to Central Connecticut State, 90-82, in triple overtime at Knott Arena in Emmitsburg last night.

Ron Robinson scored 21 points and added 11 rebounds to lead Central Connecticut State (6-10, 3-6 Northeast Conference). Nick Dodson led the Mountaineers (4-15, 2-7) with 24 points in a game that featured 22 lead changes.

Central Connecticut's Obie Nwadike tied the score at 66 with 27.1 seconds left in regulation. The Mountaineers' Kiel Butler then missed a three-pointer at the end of regulation.

After the Blue Devils tied the game at 73 with 19 seconds left in the first overtime, Mount St. Mary's Landy Thompson missed a shot that would have earned the lead.

The Mountaineers' Mychal Kearse then was off on a jumper at the end of the second overtime before the Blue Devils dominated the final period.

Frostburg State 72, Waynesburg 69: Senior Ryan Grabill scored 23 points - including two free throws with 26 seconds remaining - to lead the visiting Bobcats (10-9).

Marc Lodovico missed a potential game-tying three-pointer with four seconds left. The Yellow Jackets are 6-13.

Bethune-Cookman 71, UMES 70, 2 OT: The host Hawks (3-15, 2-8 MEAC) hit a game-tying three-pointer as time expired in the first overtime, but the Wildcats (4-14, 3-6) held on in the second overtime. Tee Trotter scored 23 points for the Hawks.

Mary Washington 93, Villa Julie 77: Anthony Fitzgerald recorded game highs of 29 points and 15 rebounds for the Mustangs (8-12), but it was not enough to overcome the visiting Eagles (13-7), who shot better than 50 percent in each half.

Women

Coppin State 64, Norfolk State 48: Antoinette Reese scored 18 points and the host Lady Eagles improved to 11-8 overall and 7-3 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Yomika Corbitt scored 12 points for the Spartans (3-16, 2-8).

Hampton 65, Morgan State 47: Sharema Dean scored 22 points and added 10 rebounds for the visiting Lady Pirates (6-12, 6-4 MEAC), who pulled away in the second half.

Candace Holmes and Tia Henry led the Lady Bears (1-18, 1-9) with 10 points each.

Bethune-Cookman 70, UMES 61: The visiting Lady Wildcats (9-8, 6-3 MEAC) dominated the second half and out-rebounded the Lady Hawks 51-37.

Katie Clark led Bethune-Cookman with 23 points. Four players reached double figures for UMES (5-12, 2-8), led by 12 apiece from LaToshia Bailey, Laconia Hatcher and Octavia Thompson.

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