Coppin State defeats West Virginia Tech, 79-63

Eagles' Williams, Gallo lead way with 16 each

December 12, 2010|By From Sun Staff Reports

Antonio Williams and Tony Gallo scored 16 points each and Coppin State defeated West Virginia Tech 79-63 on Saturday.

The Eagles (4-3) outrebounded the NAIA Golden Bears 41-33 and scored 27 points off the bench.

West Virginia Tech pulled within one, 11-10, on Roi Buchbinder's 3-pointer with 13:46 to play in the first half before Coppin State pulled away. Gallo scored nine points, including a four-point play on the Eagles' ensuing 19-2 run. Michael Murray's layup capped the spurt to put Coppin State ahead 30-12 with 12:09 left in the first half.

Michael Harper chipped in 14 points for the Eagles, who improved to 4-0 at home.

The Golden Bears (4-3) were led by Josh Proctor with 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field and 7 of 12 from the free-throw line. Buchbinder finished with 14 points and nine rebounds.

King's College 69, Salisbury 61: The visiting Sea Gulls (5-5) lost the lead in the final five minutes, and the host Monarchs went on a 16-8 run to claim the championship game of the PNC/Ramada Inn Classic.

McDaniel 66, Washington College 50: Devon Lesniak scored a game-high 19 points and had six steals to power the host Green Terror (4-4, 2-2 Centennial Conference) past the Shoremen (4-5, 3-2).

York 96, Frostburg State 62: The visiting Bobcats (5-4, 103 Capital Athletic Conference) suffered their third straight loss. Maurice Williams led Frostburg with 13 points, and Brian Anderson (Eastern Tech) and Steven Ogg each had 10 points.

St. Mary's 87, Hood 58: The host Seahawks (7-2, 3-0 Capital) connected on their first seven shots, and Mike Fitzpatrick and Alex Franz (Cardinal Gibbons) each scored 10 points. Tyler Snoots finished with a game-high 18 points for the Blazers (4-4, 2-2).

Women

Loyola 74, Mount St. Mary's 58: Erica DiClemente had 23 points to power the host Greyhounds (3-6) past the Mount (1-7).

Loyola jumped out to an early advantage and held on to earn its fifth-straight win in the in-state rivalry against Mount St. Mary's.

Millersville 64, Bowie State 55: The Mauraders (5-1) used an 8-0 run over the final 3:56 to beat the Bulldogs (2-2) in the opening game of the Carol Eckman Memorial Tournament.

Millersville's Mashira Newman scored a team-high 16 points, all in the second half. Lakisha Walker (St. Frances Academy) led Bowie State with 18 points

Catholic 74, Washington College 63: Tough Cardinal defense (5-1) held the Shorewomen (3-6) to 28 percent shooting from the field. Jill Woerner led Catholic (5-1) with 15 points. The Cardinals forced 33 turnovers, had 23 steals and scored 22 points off fast breaks.

McDaniel 57, Bryn Mawr 32: Kim Acton (Severna Park) netted a career-high 15 points to lead the visiting Green Terror (1-7, 1-5 Centennial) past the Owls (0-9, 0-6).

St. Mary's 70, Hood 45: Sophie Pruden had 13 points, and all 12 Seahawks scored. St. Mary's (6-3, 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference) limited the visiting Blazers (4-4, 0-3) to 22.2 percent shooting from the field in the first half.

Salisbury 65, Goucher 45: The host Sea Gulls (4-5) ended a three-game losing streak behind Milan Dry's 18 points. Kiara Doughty had 12 points for the Gophers (0-6).

York 81, Frostburg State 56: Jaimie Sapp had a game-high 24 points and the host Spartans (6-3, 3-1 Capital) led for most of the game over the Bobcats (4-4, 2-2). Elizabeth Carrington had 16 points for Frostburg State.

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