Navy teams up to stay perfect at home

75-70 win over Wofford lifts Mids to 7-0 in Annapolis

Mt. St. Mary's prevails

S.C. tops No. 19 Baylor

College Basketball Nation

January 03, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

Chris Harris scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures as host Navy defeated Wofford, 75-70, last night.

Adam Teague scored 16 points for Navy (10-4), which shot 50 percent to improve to 7-0 at home this season. The Midshipmen have won 10 nonconference games in a season for only the third time since joining the Patriot League in 1991-92.

Kaleo Kina (10 points) helped seal the victory for Navy by going 6-for-6 from the free-throw line in the final 36 seconds.

Tim Johnson had a career high 20 points for the Terriers (4-5) along with 16 rebounds. Wofford was playing without leading scorer Junior Salters (back).

Mount St. Mary's 67, Lafayette 62:: Will Holland scored 19 points and added six rebounds as the visiting Mountaineers (5-8) held on to beat the Leopards (4-9) for their second straight win after losing six in a row.

JOHNS HOPKINS 62, ROGER WILLIAMS 47: : Andre Farber-Miller scored 17 and the Blue Jays (4-3) held the Hawks (4-5) to a season low in points at the ECAC Holiday Festival in Orlando Fla.

Top 25 men

South Carolina 85, No. 19 Baylor 84: : Zam Fredrick hit a go-ahead layup with 5.1 seconds left and the visiting Gamecocks (10-2) rallied to beat the Bears (12-2).

No. 8 Texas 78, Appalachian State 43: : Dexter Pittman set career highs with 21 points and 11 rebounds, leading the host Longhorns (11-2) over the Mountaineers (5-5).

No. 13 Syracuse 59, South Florida 54: : Jonny Flynn made a key jumper with two minutes to go and Eric Devendorf hit two free throws in the closing seconds, helping the visiting Orange (14-1, 2-0 Big East) hold off the Bulls (5-8, 0-1).

No. 17 Arizona State 90, Stanford 60: : Jeff Pendergraph scored 21 of his career-high 31 in the first half and the visiting Sun Devils (12-1) beat the Cardinal (10-1) in the Pacific-10 opener for both teams.

Top 25 women

No. 11 Stanford 64, Arizona State 61: : Jillian Harmon had 18 points and 10 rebounds and made a key steal late to lift the visiting Cardinal (10-3) over the Sun Devils (8-5) in the Pac-10 opener for both teams.

No. 13 California 56, Arizona 46: : Ashley Walker scored 23 to lead the visiting Bears (10-2) past the Wildcats (7-5) in the Pac-10 opener for both teams.

No. 16 Virginia 62, Georgia 60: : Lyndra Littles scored 14 of her 23 in the last seven minutes as the host Cavaliers (12-2) held off the Lady Bulldogs (9-5).

State women

GWYNEDD-MERCY 70, JOHNS HOPKINS 56: : Caitlin Sloane (St. Paul's) scored a season-high 11 in a losing effort for the Blue Jays (1-7) at the ECAC Holiday Festival opener.

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