Mount falls to Hokies, 62-57

Morgan women 3-0

State

November 18, 2008|By From Sun staff and news services

Three players scored in double figures for the Virginia Tech men as the Hokies defeated Mount St. Mary's, 62-57, last night.

Malcolm Delaney led Virginia Tech (2-0), scoring 18 points with 13 coming from the free-throw line. Virginia Tech was solid from the foul line, shooting 84 percent (27-for-32).

A.D. Vassallo added 15 for the Hokies, and Jeff Allen scored 13.

Jean Cajou led Mount St. Mary's (1-1) with a game-high 19 points.

BOSTON COLLEGE 73, LOYOLA 50:: Joe Trapani scored 20 points and Tyrese Rice returned from a suspension to score 16 to lead the host Eagles (2-0) over the Greyhounds (1-2) in the opener of the National Invitation Tournament Season Tip-Off.

Trapani, who transferred from Vermont and sat out last season, scored 15 in the first half, when BC opened a 22-5 lead.

Jamal Barney scored 18 points and Brett Harvey had 12 for Loyola, which made just two of its first 14 shots.

Rice was suspended from the season opener for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Women

MORGAN STATE 63, NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL 53:: Corin Adams and Erin Hawkins each scored a game-high 16 and Phylicia Jones pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds to lead the Bears (3-0) over the host Eagles in a nonconference game. Morgan State is off to its best start since the 1983-84 season, when it began the season winning its first four games.

The victory was a far cry from last year's 45-point victory at Morgan State (85-40), in which Adams recorded the school's first-ever triple double. Last night, Adams added six assists and six rebounds. She also shot 6-for-8, including 3-for-4 from three-point range.

GEORGE WASHINGTON 77, COPPIN STATE 36: : Kay-Kay Allums scored 12 and the host Colonials (2-0) rode a hot shooting night to a victory over in the Eagles' season opener.

George Washington shot 51 percent (29-for-57) from the field and was 8-for-14 on three-point attempts. Coppin State shot 20.6 percent (13-for-63) from the field and missed all five of its three-point attempts.

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