Davidson sets Navy women scoring mark

Career points record is broken in 67-53 victory

College Basketball

State

February 27, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Courtney Davidson became Navy women's basketball's all-time leading scorer last night as the Mids (13-15, 6-7 Patriot League) defeated Lafayette, 67-53, at Kirby Sports Center in Easton, Pa. With 1,818 points, Davidson broke the 22-year-old record of Colleen Cassidy (1,817 points from 1979 to 1982).

William and Mary 53, Towson 50: Christin Gethers set a career high in points with 21, including her last four points with under two minutes to play, to power the host Tribe (10-15, 6-10 Colonial Athletic Association) past the Tigers (9-16, 1-15) in Williamsburg, Va.

Marymount 73, Goucher 57: The host Saints (23-4) held the Gophers (15-10) to 27.8 percent shooting in a Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinal.

Men

Mount St. Mary's 85, Sacred Heart 75: Landy Thompson scored 24 points as the visiting Mount (8-18, 6-10 Northeast Conference) kept its playoff hopes alive in Fairfield, Conn, beating the Pioneers (12-14, 8-9).

N.C. Central 72, Bowie State 69: The Eagles (15-12) - led by Curtis Knight with 22 points - upset the defending champion Bulldogs (22-5) in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament in Raleigh, N.C.

Catholic 62, Goucher 51: The host Cardinals (22-5) - led by William Morley and Patrick Dwyer each with 14 points - advance to tomorrow's CAC final.

Navy 75, Lafayette 71: Laramie Mergerson scored a career-high 19 points as the Mids (18-8, 9-4 Patriot) beat the host Leopards (18-8, 9-4).

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