Loyola women prevail in OT

UMES men fall, women win

February 07, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

Kaitlin Grant made a layup with five seconds left and the Loyola's women's basketball team beat host Canisius, 72-71, in overtime Saturday at the Koessler Athletic Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

The win ended a five-game Loyola losing streak. Grant finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Miriam McKenzie (Oakland Mills) drove and slipped a pass to Grant, setting up the go-ahead basket. McKenzie finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.

Brittane Russell missed a 3-point attempt for Canisius as time expired.

The Greyhounds (10-11 overall, 5-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) fell behind by a point with 30 seconds left when Ashley Durham made two free throws for the Golden Griffins (9-13, 4-7).

Meredith Tolley added 12 points, and Erica DiClemente had 10 for the Greyhounds. Ellie Radke led all scorers with 21 for Canisius.

UMES 76, Norfolk State 56: The visiting Hawks (8-11, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ended a two-game losing streak.

April McBride had a game-high 20 points, and Chena Parker had a double double (17 points, 12 rebounds). Tyisha Bridges led the Spartans (3-15, 0-9) with 14 points.

Wagner 64, Mount St. Mary's 57: The visiting Mount (8-14, 4-8 Northeast Conference) lost to the Seahawks (9-14, 6-6) for the second time in the past two days. Wagner beat Mount St. Mary's, 64-63, on Thursday.

On Saturday, Cassie Cooke (Winters Mill) hit a 3-pointer with 52 seconds left to pull the Mount within one, 58-57, but the Seahawks went on a 6-0 run to close the game.

Mary Dunn had 16 points for the Mount, and Megan Mahoney scored 20 for Wagner.

Men
Mount St. Mary's 69, Wagner 44: Jean Cajou scored 16 points, leading four Mount players in double figures.

Will Holland scored 12 points off the bench, Jeremy Goode added 11 and Shawn Atupem had 10 for the Mountaineers (8-14, 5-6 Northeast), who have won three straight games.

Cajou shot 4-for-7 from 3-point range and Holland was 4-for-6 from beyond the arc for the Mountaineers, who hit a season-high 12 3-pointers on 23 attempts (52.2 percent).

Mount St. Mary's scored the first six points of the game and did not trail in the contest.

Norfolk State 64, UMES 62: Michael DeLoach hit a jumper with three seconds left to lift the host Spartans (5-16, 4-5 MEAC) over the Hawks (6-15, 4-5).

UMES led 34-26 at the half and by as many as 11 before Norfolk State rallied. Tim Burns made two free throws with 1:28 left for UMES' final lead, 62-60. Norfolk State answered with a layup from Kyle O'Quinn with 50 seconds left and DeLoach's game-winner 47 seconds later.

DeLoach finished with a game-high 18 points. Burns scored 15 for the Hawks.

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