Roundup

November 29, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

College basketball

Goode, Cajou lead Mount men to overtime victory over Navy

Jeremy Goode scored 18 points and Jean Cajou added 16 to lead visiting Mount St. Mary's past Navy, 65-56, in overtime. Cajou hit a big three-pointer in the overtime to give the Mount (3-2) a 60-54 lead with 2:37 remaining. The Mount hit five of six at the foul line the rest of the way to earn the nine-point victory. Chris Harris led Navy (2-4) with 17 points.

Dayton 74, Towson 69: : The Tigers' upset bid fell short when an 18-point lead wilted under a frenzied Dayton comeback as the host Flyers (3-2) rallied to win, 74-69, scoring the winning points in the final 1:28. The loss was the third straight for the Tigers (1-3). Towson's Josh Thornton scored 20 of his game-high 22 points in the first half, going 6-for-6 from beyond the arc.

UMES 65, American 58: : Neal Pitt and redshirt junior Tim Burns led all scorers with 16 points each as the host Hawks (1-5) beat the Eagles (0-7). Junior Kevin White had 13 points, four rebounds and five assists.

James Madison 53, UMBC 51: : Matt Spadafora's 12-foot baseline jumper with two seconds left came up short, and the visiting Retrievers (0-5) fell to the Dukes (3-2). Robbie Jackson led UMBC with 12 points.

Loyola women 48, Mount St. Mary's 45: : With a minute to go, Kaitlin Grant stole the ball and made a layup for the first Greyhounds lead of the game, and Meredith Tolley scored the game-winning free throws as visiting Loyola (3-3) beat the Mount (2-3). Loyola came back from an 18-point deficit with a 13-point run in the second half. Grant led all scorers with 17 points and had 12 steals. Sandra Andresson led the Mount with 14 points and 10 rebrounds.

Robert Morris 67, Coppin State 58: : Vega Gimeno-Martinez scored 24 points and the host Colonials (3-2) outscored the Eagles (2-3) from the three-point line. Lakeytah Irving led the Eagles (2-3) with 15 points.

Et cetera

Backstrom's shootout goal leads Caps past Canadiens

Nicklas Backstrom scored the only shootout goal on Washington's third attempt to give the Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. Backstrom secured the win when he put a shot past Carey Price.

Varsity: : Dylon Cormier, a 6-foot-1 guard who has committed to play at Loyola University next year, scored a game-high 37 points to power host Cardinal Gibbons past Annapolis Area Christian School, 66-56, in boys basketball Saturday.

- From Sun staff and news services

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