Loyola rallies vs. Iona, 65-63

State women

College basketball

December 10, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

A 50 percent shooting performance in the second half gave the Loyola women (4-2) a 65-63 win over Iona (3-2) yesterdayin New Rochelle, N.Y.

It was the Gaels' first loss at home this season. Despite being down by 10 at the half, the Greyhounds hung in the game and finally took a 59-57 lead on Jill Glessner's three-pointer with 4:07 left. Iona tied the game at 59 before back-to-back jumpers from Jackie Valderas and Krystle Harrington extended the Greyhounds' lead to four.

Iona struggled with turnovers, with 18 to Loyola's 11. Loyola finished at 42.6 percent shooting from the field.

St. Mary's 86, Neumann 59 -- Allie Scott posted 16 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. The Seahawks (2-6) took command from the beginning, opening the contest with a 19-5 run, and never allowed the Knights (3-5) a chance to get back into the game.

Delaware State 53, Navy 45 -- Rocky Collier led the Lady Hornets (4-1) with 16. Navy (5-3) committed 24 turnovers while forcing only 12. Lauren Skrel led the Mids with 13 points.

Frostburg State 71, Hood 54 -- Krystin Hargrove scored a game-high 19 points and senior Stephanie Watts broke the school record for steals in a game with 13 in the opening round of the Scranton Diversified Invitational. The Bobcats (6-1) will face Scranton tonight in the championship. Hood (2-6) wll play RPI in the consolation.

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