Terps women beaten, 79-64

Balanced scoring lifts No. 16 North Carolina

State

February 20, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Ivory Latta scored 13 points to lead five Tar Heels in double digits as the No. 16 North Carolina women's basketball team defeated host Maryland, 79-64, in an ACC game at Comcast Center in College Park last night.

Carolina (19-5, 9-4) shot 50 percent from the field in the second half en route to the win.

Delvona Oliver finished with 14 points and six rebounds for the Terps (15-10, 7-7).

UMBC 48, New Hampshire 47: Maria Brown (16 points) scored five points in the closing 1:07, including a game-winning jumper with 17 seconds left, to lift the Retrievers (3-19, 3-10 America East) over the Wildcats (9-13, 5-8) in Durham, N.H.

Maren Matthias finished with 15 points for New Hampshire.

Men

Mount St. Mary's 69, Robert Morris 53: Antonio Johnson scored a career-high 21 points on 9-for-9 shooting from the field, including 3-for-3 from behind the arc, to lead the host Mount (7-17, 5-9 Northeast Conference) past the Colonials (12-12, 9-6).

Chaz McCrommon led Robert Morris with 14 points.

Niagara 69, Loyola 62: The host Purple Eagles (16-8, 10-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) registered their seventh 10-win conference season and head coach Joe Mihalich got his 100th victory.

David Brooks had 19 for Niagara, and Charlie Bell led the Greyhounds (1-23, 1-14) with 16.

Hood 88, Christendom 58: Santo Provenzano and Sean Robine combined for 41 points to power the host Blazers (12-11) past the Crusaders (10-12) in Frederick.

Pat Vander Woude had 17 points for Christendom.

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