Terps go cold at end, fall to Jackets, 58-57

UM manages four points over final five minutes

State women

College Basketball

February 16, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Maryland women basketball team scored just four points in the final five minutes and fell to Atlantic Coast Conference rival Georgia Tech, 58-57, yesterday in Atlanta.

Fallon Stokes hit three jumpers for the Yellow Jackets (13-11, 4-8 ACC) in the final minutes, including the go-ahead score with 58 seconds left. Alex Stewart extended Georgia Tech's lead to three by hitting two free throws with 24 seconds remaining.

The Terrapins (15-9, 7-6) failed to draw even in the final seconds, getting just a layup by Delvona Oliver as time expired.

Crystal Washington and Kalika France scored 13 apiece for Maryland. Stokes led Georgia Tech with 18.

Loyola 60, Manhattan 59: Jill Henn's three-pointer with 58 seconds remaining proved to be the game-winner for the visiting Greyhounds (12-7, 6-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).

Henn's shot gave Loyola a 60-57 lead. Manhattan's Nikoletta Deutsch cut the margin to 60-59 with 35 seconds remaining.

Lindsay Cobb led Loyola with 20 points. Katie Scherle had 14 and Lauren Troupe added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Rosalee Mason led the Lady Jaspers (8-14, 4-1) with 22 points and 16 rebounds.

Virginia Commonwealth 72, Towson 61: The visiting Rams (10-11, 7-6 Colonial Athletic Association) outscored the Tigers 13-4 over the final 4:24 for their fifth win in six games.

Lauren Hogan led the Rams with 18 points. Cyndy Wilks added 15, including seven late in the game. Towson fell to 9-13, 1-2.

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