Drummond's 3-pointers rally Loyola past Siena, 76-69

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February 08, 2011|By Sports Digest

Men's college basketball

Drummond's 3-pointers rally Loyola past Siena, 76-69

Freshman guard Justin Drummond made back-to-back 3-pointers to ignite a 12-0 run and five Greyhounds scored in double figures to carry Loyola (12-11, 8-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) to a 76-69 win at Siena (10-13, 7-6) on Monday night. After the Saints used a 15-2 run to take a 58-50 lead with 12:10 remaining, the Greyhounds answered with nine straight points over the next 3:22 to go up 59-58 on two free throws by junior guard J'hared Hall. Siena led responded with seven of the next nine points for a 65-61 lead with 5:13 to play when Drummond's first 3-pointer pulled the Greyhounds within one; a minute later he gave Loyola the lead for good with his third 3-pointer of the game to make the score 67-65 with 3:49 remaining. When sophomore forward Erik Etherly stole the ball in the Siena backcourt and beat the Saints defenders up the floor for a dunk, the Greyhounds led by four points and the Saints would not get any closer.

More Division I: Ameer Ali scored 14 points and Aric Brooks added 13 as visiting Morgan State (11-10, 7-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) earned a 65-57 victory over Bethune-Cookman (13-11, 7-3). DeWayne Jackson contributed 11 points as the Bears shot 58.3 percent from the field (21-for-36) in ending a three-game skid. C.J. Reed, the league's leading scorer, paced the Wildcats with 20 points before fouling out with 7:08 left and the Wildcats down 54-43. … Brandon Holsey and Amin Stevens combined to score 33 points and host Florida A&M (9-14, 4-6 MEAC) held off a late charge to earn a 60-58 win over Coppin State (11-11, 6-4). The Eagles trailed 56-46 with 3:58 to play when Michael Harper connected on a 3-pointer that jump-started an 11-3 run to bring Coppin to with 59-57 with 50 seconds to play. … Hillary Haley scored 28 points, including the winning free throws with three seconds left, and UMES (6-17, 3-7 MEAC) rallied from 13 points down in the second half and escaped with an 83-82 victory over visiting North Carolina A&T (10-14, 5-5). The game had nine ties and 17 lead changes. Thomas Coleman led the Aggies with 20 points but was called for an offensive foul as he went for a game-winning basket with one second left.

Division III: First-year player Cameron Cook hit a career-best seven 3-pointers and scored 29points in lifting visiting Hood (12-10) to an 86-67 victory over Penn State-Mont Alto. Brenden Straughn, Justin Stone and Tyler Snoots had 10 points each for the Blazers.

Honors: Delaware freshman guard Devon Saddler (Aberdeen) was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week. … St.Mary's senior center Sam Burum was named Pride of Maryland Player of the Week. … Salisbury senior guard David Pearman (Oakland Mills) was named Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Women's college basketball

Coppin falls to Florida A&M; Andresson lifts Mount

Tameka McKelton scored 21 points and Antonia Bennett scored all 15 of her points in the second half as host Florida A&M (11-11, 6-4 MEAC) rallied to a 73-62 victory over Coppin State (8-13, 5-5). The Rattlers trailed 31-27 at halftime but pulled ahead by shooting 63.6 percent from the field in the second half. After Ashle Craig made two free throws to give the Eagles a 35-30 lead with 17:31 left in the game, Florida A&M answered with a 19-1 run.

More Division I: Junior Sandra Andresson scored a career-high 25 points to lead host Mount St. Mary's (6-17, 3-9 Northeast Conference) to a 51-45 win against Monmouth (15-8, 7-5). … Tracy King scored a game-high 24 points, including five in overtime, to spoil host UMES' second-half comeback and lead North Carolina A&T (10-11, 6-4 MEAC) to an 80-68 victory over the Hawks (8-15, 5-5). UMES, which got 19 points from Casey Morton, trailed 53-42 with 9:52 remaining in the second half.

Division III: Cara Thompson scored 16 of her game-high 20 points in the second half to lift host McDaniel (7-14) to a 56-47 victory over York (Pa.) (11-10). Whitney Snoops (Archbishop Spalding) had 14 points and 16 rebounds. Kim Acton (Severna Park) added 10 points. … College of Notre Dame (3-18, 0-12 Colonial States Athletic Conference) lost, 86-68, to Rosemont (8-12, 4-8) despite 22points from India Scottand 19 from Kelcy Bye.

Honors: Maryland junior center Lynetta Kizer was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week after she averaged 20.5 points and 10.5 rebounds in two victories. … Coppin State freshman power forward Larrisa Carter was named MEAC Rookie of the Week.

Et cetera

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