Adams' 22 carry Morgan to seventh win in row, 86-64

February 16, 2010|By Sports Digest

Corin Adams scored a game-high 22 points to lead host Morgan State women's basketball team past South Carolina State, 86-64. Georgien Williams and Theresa Davis both had 15 points and Brittany Dodson added 10 for the Bears (13-11, 8-3 MEAC). The win was Morgan's seventh straight and completed a season sweep over the Bulldogs (8-16, 3-9).

More Division I games: Lakeytah Irving led a trio of double-figure scorers with 13 points as host Coppin State beat Winston-Salem State, 70-46. The host Eagles (9-14) outscored the Rams (2-23) by 31-16 in the first half. ... ... April McBride scored a game-high 27 points in a losing effort as host UMES fell to Bethune-Cookman, 61-54. The Hawks (8-13, 5-6 MEAC) cut an eight-point halftime deficit to 53-52 with 2:41 left, but the Wildcats (13-11, 8-4) made six free throws to secure the win.

Division III: Johns Hopkins (13-9, 11-7) earned a 64-54 victory over Swarthmore (10-13, 7-11) and clinched a spot in the Centennial Conference playoffs. Senior Monica Mitchell recorded her second double double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Anastasia Wynn finished with 12 points for the Blue Jays. ... Freshman Elizabeth Erickson recorded a double double as the Frostburg State beat Franciscan, 62-45. The visiting Bobcats (16-6, 13-4) took the lead for good at the 13:12 mark of the first half and led by as many as 18 in the second half. Cara Mitchell and Marian Weber each scored 14 points for the Barons (3-20, 3-16).

Honors: Mount St. Mary's senior forward Kelly Beidler was named the Northeast Conference Co-Player of the Week after averaging 15.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in two road victories.

ACC: Jacinta Monroe and Alysha Harvin led a second-half rally to help No. 10 Florida State beat No. 19 Georgia Tech, 69-59, and hand the Yellow Jackets their first home loss of the season. Monroe had 12 of her 14 points in the second half and Harvin scored 11 of her 14 after intermission. Courtney Ward added 10 assists and nine points for Florida State (22-4, 8-2 Atlantic Coast Conference). Brigitte Ardossi scored 23 points to lead Georgia Tech (20-6, 6-4).

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