Morgan women beat Mount, 58-53

Hopkins men fall to Franklin & Marshall


November 29, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Morgan State held off a late rally by host Mount St. Mary's to win, 58-53, in a nonconference women's basketball game last night.

Brittany Dodson led the Bears (3-2) with 18 points, going 10-for-14 from the foul line. Corin Adams added 14 points and nine rebounds for Morgan State.

Hassanah Oliver paced the Mountaineers (1-4) with 12 points, and Tiffany Green scored 10 points.

Morgan State took the lead for good midway through the first half and held on after the Mount nearly came back in the final two minutes of the game.

With the Bears holding a 54-44 lead with 2:16 remaining, the Mountaineers went on a 9-2 run.

But Dodson sealed the Bears' win by making two free throws with four seconds left.

York 67, Hood 38 -- Sara Willison had 10 points in a losing effort by the visiting Blazers (0-5, 0-1 Capital Athletic Conference). The Spartans (5-0, 1-0) scored the game's first 15 points and held Hood scoreless for the first 10 1/2 minutes. York's Kristen Daly had a game-high 20 points and 14 rebounds. Keli Ward added 12 points for York.

NJIT 58, UMBC 44 -- The visiting Retrievers (2-5) were held to 19 first-half points en route to their loss against the Highlanders (1-3). Melissa Book scored a team-high 10 points for UMBC and Carlee Cassidy and Chantay Frazier each scored eight. Taiwo Oyelola led New Jersey Institute of Technology with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Katie Piekielkski added 14 points.

Pittsburgh-Greensburg 77, Frostburg State 55 -- Brittney James and Mercedes White each scored 16 points for visiting Frostburg State (3-3, 0-1 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference), but it wasn't enough to defeat Pittsburgh-Greensburg (4-1, 1-0) in the conference opener for both teams. Amanda Sheaffer had 27 points to lead Pitt-Greensburg, and Kelsey Wilcox chipped in with 19 points and 12 rebounds.


Franklin & Marshall 70, Johns Hopkins 61 -- The visiting Blue Jays (3-3, 0-1 Centennial Conference) outscored the Diplomats (3-2, 1-0) 49-35 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome a 23-point halftime deficit as they dropped their conference opener. Franklin & Marshall shot 54.2 percent from the field in the first half while out-rebounding Hopkins 20-7 to take a 35-12 lead into halftime. Four Diplomats finished in double figures, led by Clay Scovill with 17 points. Brandon Chasen had nine assists to go with his 14 points and Derek Hines had 12 points and nine rebounds. Phil Beggans led the Blue Jays with 14 points, hitting of four of six three-pointers. Doug Polster scored 11 points, all in the second half, and freshman John Alberici chipped in with 10 points.

McDaniel 66, Swarthmore 61 -- Chad Arrington (Randallstown) recorded his second double double of the season (12 points, 13 rebounds) to power the host Green Terror (4-0, 1-0 Centennial Conference) past the Garnet (2-2, 0-1). McDaniel opened the game with a steal and layup and never trailed.

Hood 75, York 68 -- Anthony Bennett scored a career-high 19 points, including 13 in the second half, as the visiting Blazers (4-2, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) rallied from a six-point second-half deficit to beat the Spartans (1-3, 0-1). There were five ties and six lead changes in the first half, but the Blazers built an eight-point lead, aided by a three-pointer by Bennett and Arthur Claybon's layup with 6:41 left in the half.

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