Late jumper gives Coppin 61-60 win

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January 25, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

Vince Goldsberry hit a jumper with 2.8 seconds left to lift host Coppin State to a 61-60 victory over Hampton yesterday.

The Eagles (4-15, 2-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 60-59, but Hampton's Mike Buckley missed a three-point attempt, which was rebounded by Coppin State's Lenny Young with seven seconds left.

Young's layup attempt was blocked by Theo Smalling, but the ball went to Goldsberry, who hit the game-winner for his only points of the game.

Michael Harper led Coppin State with 22 points.

Hampton fell to 9-9, 3-2.

Mount St. Mary's 70, Monmouth 52: : Shawn Atupem had 16 points and seven rebounds as the host Mount (11-9, 6-3 Northeast Conference) beat the Hawks (6-15, 4-5) for its sixth straight win.

UMES 54, Florida A&M 50: : Neal Pitt had 20 points and 10 rebounds as the host Hawks (5-11, 3-3 MEAC) beat the Rattlers (6-11, 4-2).

Penn State Behrend 75, Frostburg State 71: : The host Lions (11-6, 7-3 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference) held off a late charge by the Bobcats (9-8, 6-4). Juan Wansley (Arundel) led Frostburg with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Johns Hopkins 62, Dickinson 58: : Andrew Farber-Miller and Mike Henrici each scored 14 points as the visiting Blue Jays (11-5, 6-3 Centennial Conference) beat the Red Devils (7-7, 2-7).

Mary Washington 73, Stevenson 54: : Greg Woody scored 16 points for the host Mustangs (4-13, 3-5 Capital Athletic Conference).

The Eagles improved to 9-7, 6-2.

Franklin & Marshall 71, McDaniel 65: : Miguel Jones scored 21 points, but the visiting Green Terror (12-4, 7-2 Centennial) saw its eight-game winning streak halted by the Diplomats (14-2, 7-2).

Salisbury 86, Hood 85: : Devin Jones scored a season-high 32 points to lead the Sea Gulls (9-9, 6-3 CAC) past the host Blazers (5-12, 2-6) for their fifth win in six games.

Washington College 71, Muhlenberg 61: : Andrew Chambers scored 15 points, and the host Shoremen (7-9, 4-5 Centennial) defeated the Mules (8-7, 4-5).

Wesley 97, St. Mary's 93: : The Seahawks' James Davenport hit a layup with 57 seconds left to tie the score at 93, but the Wolverines (11-5, 8-0 CAC) answered with a layup and two foul shots.

Visiting St. Mary's fell to 13-4, 6-2.

Women

Navy 44, Army 39:: The Mids (10-10, 3-2 Patriot League) held the host Black Knights (11-8, 2-3) without a field goal for the final six minutes and converted five of eight foul shots down the stretch to capture the victory.

Morgan State 61, Howard 34:: Corin Adams scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Lady Bears (12-6, 4-2 MEAC) over the visiting Bison (3-14, 2-3).

Coppin State 60, Hampton 59:: Jennifer Martin's two free throws with eight seconds left were the difference as the Eagles (5-11, 4-2 MEAC) held on to defeat the visiting Lady Pirates (6-10, 3-2).

UMBC 78, Binghamton 63:: Carlee Cassidy led all scorers with 27 points as the host Retrievers (12-7, 4-2 America East) took care of the Bearcats (7-11, 2-3).

UMES 45, Florida A&M 38:: Casey Morton led the Lady Hawks (7-9, 3-2 MEAC) with 18 points in the win over the visiting Rattlers (7-9, 3-3).

Monmouth 52, Mount St. Mary's 49:: Leah Westbrooks had 14 points and 11 rebounds, but the host Mount (7-10, 2-6 Northeast) fell to the Hawks (9-9, 4-4).

Salisbury 76, Hood 60:: Katharine Curran led the Sea Gulls (4-14, 4-5 CAC) with 17 points in a win over the host Blazers (3-14, 1-7).

Muhlenberg 79, Washington College 55:: The Mules (14-2, 11-0 Centennial) used a 17-2 run to take control early and beat the host Shorewomen (9-6, 4-5).

Mary Washington 66, Stevenson 47:: The Mustangs (4-13, 2-6 CAC) fell behind early and never recovered in their loss to the visiting Eagles (14-3, 6-2).

Penn State Behrend 62, Frostburg State 61:: A late 4-0 run gave the Lions (8-8, 6-4 AMCC) the win over the visiting Bobcats (10-7, 7-3).

McDaniel 60, Bryn Mawr 45:: Ali Moreland (South River) and Meg Biggart each scored seven points to lead the host Green Terror (10-6, 8-3 Centennial) over the Owls (1-15, 0-11).

Dickinson 69, Johns Hopkins 58:: Outstanding free-throw shooting in the second half sealed the deal for the Red Devils (8-7, 6-4 Centennial) as they defeated the visiting Blue Jays (8-7, 6-4).

Juniata 71, Goucher 58:: Amber Smith (Institute of Notre Dame) had 14 points and 11 rebounds as the visiting Gophers (5-10, 1-5 Landmark) fell to the Eagles (8-9, 2-4).

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