Binghamton tops UMBC with 2nd-half surge, 57-46

Frostburg State prevails in tourney's first round

College Basketball

State

February 26, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Andrew Feeley had a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds, but UMBC fell, 57-46, to host Binghamton last night in an America East Conference game.

The Retrievers (7-19, 4-13) closed the gap to 34-33 with 14:49 left before the Bearcats (14-14, 10-7) used a 13-3 run to extend their lead. UMBC was unable to come closer than eight points the rest of the way.

Freshman guard Troy Hailey scored 16 points to lead Binghamton, which outrebounded UMBC, 42-30.

Binghamton missed 12 free throws, 11 in the second half, and only managed eight field goals in the last 20 minutes. But the Bearcats held UMBC to just eight field goals in the final 9 1/2 minutes.

Frostburg State 67, Lake Erie 66: Ryan Grabill and Myro Small scored 22 points apiece to lift the Bobcats (14-12, 6-6) over the visiting Storm (9-17, 5-7) in the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament.

Small made all 12 of his foul shots as Frostburg State outscored Lake Erie, 23-10, at the free-throw line.

Women

Binghamton 60, UMBC 55, OT: The Retrievers (3-21, 3-12) overcame a 27-14 halftime deficit, outscoring the visiting Bearcats (15-8, 10-5) 34-21 in the second half to tie the score at 48, but then fell in overtime.

Maria Brown scored a game-high 19 points to lead UMBC.

Loyola 60, Saint Peter's 49: Krystle Harrington had a game-high 20 points as the Greyhounds (12-14, 8-9) rolled past the visiting Peahens (13-13, 8-9) in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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