Hofstra men top Towson

Tigers lose ninth straight, 68-59

UMBC loses, 61-51

State

College Basketball

February 17, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Loren Stokes scored 17 of his 18 points in the second half and Adrian Uter blocked nine shots as the Hofstra men's team defeated Towson, 68-59, in Hempstead, N.Y., last night.

The Tigers (5-20, 2-13 Colonial Athletic Association) have lost nine straight.

Mike Green (17 points) hit a three-pointer to pull Towson within two, 58-56, but Uter made one of two foul shots and had a tip-in with 2:27 left for a 61-56 Pride lead. Hofstra (17-7, 9-6) then went on a 10-0 run to seal the win.

Towson's Lawrence Hamm led all scorers with 23 points.

Binghamton 61, UMBC 51: Schaffer Jackson scored a career-high 26 points as the host Bearcats (10-14, 7-8 America East) won their fifth straight.

The Retrievers (9-15, 4-11 America East) have lost six in a row.

Brian Hodges finished with a career-high 17 points for UMBC.

Monmouth 67, Mount St. Mary's 62: Charles Cook scored a season-high 24 points in the fifth straight loss for the visiting Mount (6-17, 4-10 Northeastern Athletic Conference).

Blake Hamilton had 23 points for the Hawks (13-10, 12-2).

Manhattan 77, Loyola 61: C.J. Anderson scored 22 points and the Jaspers (13-11, 8-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) never trailed.

Sean Corrigan finished with 14 points for the Greyhounds (6-18, 5-10).

Averett 77, Hood 72: Sterling Williams scored a team-high 26 points and grabbed four rebounds to lead the visiting Cougars (12-11) past the Blazers (11-13) in overtime.

Santo Provenzano scored a game#-#high 31 points for Hood.

Women

Robert Morris 67, Mount St. Mary's 63: Sugiery Monsac (23 points) scored 16 points over the final seven minutes to lift the visiting Colonials (17-7, 12-3 Northeastern) over the Mount (7-16, 6-8).

Monsac had four points and one rebound in the first half before going 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 11 from the line in the second half.

Binghamton 57, UMBC 54: The host Retrievers (7-15, 2-11 America) lost their seventh straight and second consecutive three-point decision.

UMBC lost to Northeastern 58-55 Saturday.

Jen Haubrich and Nicole Lobach each had 13 points for the Bearcats (7-15, 6-7).

Johns Hopkins 70, Gettysburg 52: Alissa Burkholder had 15 points to power the host Blue Jays (19-4, 14-2 Centennial Conference) past the Bullets (12-11, 9-7).

McDaniel 79, Franklin & Marshall 63: Kelly Cramp scored 17 points as the host Green Terror (21-3, 15-2 Centennial) defeated the Diplomats (10-13, 8-8).

Lauren Dodrill had a game-high 18 points for Franklin & Marshall.

St. Mary's 79, Goucher 39: Kathryn Bozarth scored a game-high 23 points and had 13 rebounds to power the host Seahawks (14-9, 8-5 Capital Athletic Conference) past the Gophers (2-19, 1-12).

Swarthmore 63, Washington College 43: The host Garnet Tide (14-9, 10-6 Centennial) shot 43 percent from the field and outrebounded the Shorewomen (5-18, 3-13), 36-28.

Laura Popovics led Swarthmore with 11 points.

Penn State-Berks 49, Villa Julie 40: The host Mustangs (10-12, 5-5 North Eastern Athletic Conference) led for the first 30 minutes of play but could not withstand a 20-9 Lions run to close the game.

Stephanie Giles (Catonsville) led Villa Julie with 16 points. Angie Schauer and Abbey Noll each had 15 for Penn State-Berks (4-11, 2-5).

Catholic 73, Salisbury 57: Shannon Mertz finished with a game-high 21 points as the host Cardinals (18-6, 10-3 Capital) recorded their 12th straight win in occupying second place in the conference standings.

Kat Kordal led the Sea Gulls (12-12, 6-7) with 20 points.

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