Late run pushes Navy past Delaware Valley

State

December 18, 2006|By From staff reports

Greg Sprink and Corey Johnson each scored 13 points to power Navy past visiting Delaware Valley, 65-40, yesterday.

The Mids (8-3), playing their first game in 10 days, struggled early against the Division III Aggies (3-7), who rallied to tie the game at 33 early in the second half. Navy recovered with a 24-3 run to take a 57-36 lead with just less than five minutes to play.

The Aggies went 8 1/2 minutes without scoring, missing seven shots in a row and turning the ball over nine times before ending the drought with 3:46 remaining.

Navy shot 37 percent in the first half, but shot 50 percent in the second and 41.8 percent for the game. Delaware Valley shot 29.4 percent.

Adam Teague added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Mids, who out-rebounded Delaware Valley 46-30.

No. 8 Wichita State 102, UMES 46 -- P.J. Couisnard was perfect from the field and scored 21 points, leading the host Shockers (8-0) over the Hawks (1-6) in the first round of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic. It was the third-most lopsided victory in Wichita State history, with the widest margin of victory since a 118-65 win over Texas-Pan American on Dec. 10, 1982. Antonio McMillion led UMES with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Women

Mount St. Mary's 61, UMBC 48 -- Dominique Mazzuchi scored 19 of her game-high 22 points in the first half to lead the host Mount (3-5) past the Retrievers (4-6).

Washington College 76, Southern Vermont 50 -- Freshman Melissa Joseph scored 12 points in 11 minutes as the visiting Shorewomen (4-6) beat the Mountaineers (0-9). LaToya Turner finished with 12 for Washington College.

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