After 36-year gap in series, Hoyas men top 'Hounds, 99-75

December 18, 2010|By From Sun Staff Reports

No. 15 Georgetown shot 78 percent from the field in the first half to beat visiting Loyola, 99-75, on Saturday, renewing the series after a 36-year drought.

The Hoyas (10-1) led by 15 points 10 minutes into the game, and the Greyhounds (4-6) trailed by 23 at halftime.

Georgetown had three players score in double figures and was led by Austin Freeman with 14 points.

Pittsburgh 97, UMES 64: The Panthers (10-1) continued their dominance against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams, winning their 19th in a row with a home win against the Hawks (2-10).

Albany 77, Mt. St. Mary's 57: Raven Barber scored a career-high 20 points for the Mount (3-8) in the road loss to the Great Danes (6-6).

Hood 68, Washington 63: Justin Stone had a double-double for the Blazers (5-4), scoring 17 points and 12 rebounds against the visiting Shoremen (4-6).

Hood opened the game by scoring eight unanswered points and led by 16 at halftime.

Elizabethtown 72, Salisbury 66: The Sea Gulls (5-6) let a double-digit lead slip away against the host Blue Jays (8-1).

Elizabethtown gained its first lead of the game at 55-53 with 5:16 remaining in the game and held on for the victory.

St. Mary's 89, Lawrence 80: Sam Burun and Alex Franz combined for 49 points for the Seahawks (9-2) against the Vikings (4-3) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Towson 61, UMES 50: The Tigers (5-4) relied on runs to start each half to defeat the host Hawks (3-2).

Towson opened the game on a 14-1 run and had a 10-1 run to start the second half that helped secure the win. Sheree Ledbetter scored four points in the first-half run and five in the second half.

Binghamton 53, Mount St. Mary's 39: The Bearcats (6-4) gained the lead off the tip, scoring 10 of the first 12 points and never losing the lead against the host Mountaineers (1-8).

Mary Dunn had six points and eight rebounds, becoming the 10th player in program history and sixth player in division history to have 700 career rebounds.

Rutgers-Camden 62, Hood 35: The Blazers (4-6) made 3-of-23 field goals in the first half against the host Scarlet Raptors (4-6), and couldn't come back despite starting the second half four-of-five.

Frostburg 63, Pitt-Greensburg 62: Sophomore Jackie Kimmel made a 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining to give the Frostburg (4-5) the win on the road against Pitt-Greensburg (1-10).

Sophomore Brynn Arnone brought Frostburg within two points with just over 14 minutes remaining in the game, and the lead never grew to more than four for either team for the rest of the game.

Susquehanna 53, McDaniel 44: After a first half that consisted of a combined 34 points and 28 turnovers, the Crusaders (5-5) secured the win at home behind Gina Palazzi's 13 points against the Green Terror (1-8).

The College of New Jersey 61, Salisbury 46: The Sea Gulls (4-6) made two of their first 18 shots and trailed by as many as 15 in the first half against the host Lions (5-4).

Catholic 64, Stevenson 47: The Mustangs (0-8) held the Cardinals (6-1) to only 19 second-half points, but couldn't overcome the 27-point halftime deficit.

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