Mount men fall to ODU

UMBC, Towson women lose in tourneys

State

November 27, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team lost to Old Dominion, 80-57, last night at the Constant Center in Norfolk, Va. Arnaud Dahi scored a game-high 22 points on 9-for-10 shooting to pace the Monarchs (3-1) in their home opener. Freshman Sam Atupem led the Mount (1-2) with 14 points.

Old Dominion broke open the game with a 36-12 run. The Monarchs extended the lead to 59-33 with 12:52 left in the game before the Mount cut the deficit to 61-48 with 8:37 on the clock but would get no closer.

Furman 91, Johns Hopkins 55 -- Danny Nawrocki had 14 points in the Blue Jays' loss to the Division I Paladins (2-2). Visiting Johns Hopkins dropped to 2-2.

Women

South Florida 66, UMBC 56 -- The Retrievers (2-1) held a 45-41 lead on a jumper by Matea Pender with 11:20 remaining, but an 11-point run capped off by a three-pointer from Jessica Dickinson at the 9:33 mark put the Bulls (4-0) in charge as they cruised in the opening round of the Best Western Roundball Classic at the Sun Dome.

Pittsburgh 69, Towson 50 -- Alis Freeman had 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Kacy O'Brien (14) and Tierra Jackson (11) also scored in double figures for the Tigers (1-2) in the second round of the Pitt Thanksgiving Classic. Towson only shot 28 percent from the floor. The Panthers (4-0) also out-rebounded the Tigers, 42-36.

Albany 66, Morgan State 56 -- The host Great Danes (2-2) were leading 30-28 early in the second half before scoring 14 unanswered points for a 44-28 lead with 12:40 left. The Lady Bears (0-3), who got 12 points from Whitney Johnson, came within six, 55-49, at 4:03, but it wasn't enough.

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