Navy men beat Army, 75-58, for season sweep

Coppin holds on against UMES

Morgan beats VMI

February 20, 2011|By From Sun staff reports

Jordan Sugars scored 20 points to lead Navy to a 75-58 victory over visiting Army on Saturday to sweep the season series.

Mark Veazey added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Midshipmen (10-18, 5-7 Patriot League), who also defeated the Black Knights (11-16, 3-9) on Jan. 22.

Navy entered the game ranked 319th nationally in field-goal percentage at 39.1 percent but shot 46 percent (23 of 50) and outrebounded Army 47-24.

The Black Knights scored the game's first 12 points, but Navy took a 19-18 lead and then scored the final 11 points of the first half for a 36-26 halftime advantage.

Coppin State 69, UMES 67: Michael Harper led four players in double figures with 19 points and the visiting Eagles (13-12, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) survived a late run by the Hawks (6-20, 3-10) to hang on for the victory.

With Coppin leading by four, Louis Bell connected on a 3-pointer with 4.3 seconds to play to trim the Coppin lead to 68-67.

Akeem Ellis then made one of two free throws and Kevin White missed a half-court shot at the buzzer to secure the win for the Eagles.

Morgan State 67, VMI 62: Kevin Thompson (Walbrook) scored 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting for the host Bears (13-10).

Rodney Stokes added 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Bears ended the Keydets' three-game winning streak while establishing a three-game streak of their own.

Hartford 64, UMBC 57: Adrian Satchell had 20 points in a losing effort for the host Retrievers (5-23, 4-11 America East).

Long Island 84, Mount St. Mary's 64: Shawn Atupem matched a career high with 23 points for the Mountaineers (10-19, 8-8), who clinched a spot in the Northeast Conference tournament despite the loss.

Bowie State 92, Virginia State 71: Eric Vann led a trio of Bulldogs in double figures, scoring a team-high 21 points. Bowie State improved to 21-4 overall, 15-2 in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and 10-1 in the division.

Johns Hopkins 74, Washington College 64: John Alberici had a game-best 29 points and 12 rebounds to power the Blue Jays (7-18, 5-13 Centennial Conference) past the visiting Shoremen (7-18, 6-12).

Gettysburg 66, McDaniel 54: Andrew Powers notched his 22nd game this season with 20 or more points, scoring 26 to lead the host Bullets (14-11, 11-7 CC) to victory over the Green Terror (13-12, 10-8 CC).

With the loss, the Green Terror will be the fourth seed in next week's conference tournament and will host Wednesday's first-round contest against Haverford.

York 79, Salisbury 70, OT: The visiting Sea Gulls (11-14, 6-10 Capital Athletic Conference) battled back from a 12-point second-half deficit to force overtime before falling to the Spartans (17-8, 11-5).

St. Mary's 75, Frostburg State 71: Alex Franz (Cardinal Gibbons) scored 20 points to lead the visiting Seahawks (20-5, 14-2 CAC) past the Bobcats (11-14, 6-10)

Catholic 79, Goucher 60: Colby Giacubeno had 16 points for the visiting Gophers (6-15, 4-10 Landmark Conference).

Women

Army 57, Navy 46: Erin Anthony scored 14 and Laura Baranek had 12 to lead the visiting Black Knights (12-14, 6-6 Patriot League) past the Midshipmen (15-11, 8-4).

Navy, led by Cassie Considine with eight points, scored 23 points in each half and shot 32.1 percent from the field in the first half.

Coppin State 62, UMES 50: Shawntae Payne scored 14 points and Larrisa Carter had 12 in leading the Eagles (10-14, 7-5 MEAC) past the visiting Hawks (8-17, 5-7). Adobi Agbasi had 13 points and 11 rebounds for UMES.

Coppin took control early in the game and eventually opened up an 18-point lead midway through the second half.

Delaware State 59, Morgan State 47: Brittany Washington scored a game-high 16 points and had eight rebounds, while Tasia Bristow and Kianna Conner added 13 and 12 points, respectively, to lead the visiting Hornets (8-17, 4-9 MEAC) over the Bears (14-11, 8-4).

Morgan State got a team-high 13 points from Kyla Rollins, who came off the bench and went 6-for-9 from the field and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Mount St. Mary's 66, St. Francis (N.Y.) 49: Ashley Christie and Sandra Andresson combined for 29 points to lead the host Mount (8-18, 5-10 Northeast Conference) past the Terriers (2-24, 0-15).

Loyola 70, Fairfield 56: Miriam McKenzie tied her career-high with 23 points to lead the Greyhounds (16-10, 13-2 MAAC) over the Stags (17-9, 10-5), giving Loyola its seventh straight victory.

Virginia State 50, Bowie State 43: Rhon-Neisha Taylor had 20 points and 10 rebounds to power the host Trojans (16-8, 10-6 CIAA) past the Bulldogs (16-9, 11-6).

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