No. 2 Maryland KOs top-ranked Duke in OT

UMBC tops Air Force

Towson upset by Binghamton in double OT

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Senior midfielder Xander Ritz scored with 2:46 remaining in overtime as No. 2 Maryland knocked off No. 1 Duke, 8-7, today in Durham, N.C.

Matt Danowski gave the Blue Devils their first lead of the second half at 14:24 in fourth quarter when he skipped a shot past Harry Alford for a 7-6 lead.

After a stick check, Joe Walters went on to score his first goal of the season later in the quarter to tie the game at 7.

Defensively, the Terps were led by Alford, who made 12 saves and picked-up a team high four groundballs.

Ritz had for goals for the Terps (2-0), which handed Duke (2-1) its first loss of the season.

UMBC 9, Air Force 5

UMBC jumped out to a 5-0 first half lead and the Retrievers held on for a 9-5 victory over Air Force in their home opener.

UMBC (2-0) was led by junior attackman Drew Westervelt (two goals, one assist.)

Air Force dropped to 0-4.

Binghamton 7, Towson 6 2OT

Junior Matt McNamara scored an extra-man goal off a pass from freshman Chris Mulheron in the first minute of the second overtime period as unranked Binghamton upset No. 11 Towson 7-6 at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

McNamara's goal ended a game in which the Tigers (1-1) outshot the Bearcats (1-1) by a 41-27 margin.

Phil Grillo and Kyle Batton had two goals apiece for Towson.

The Tigers played without senior attack Bobby Griebe, who missed the game with an ankle injury. Griebe scored 25 goals last season.

Originally published March 4, 2006, 4:37 PM EST

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