Towson men drop 17th straight, 80-70 to Delaware

State college basketball

February 24, 2011|By From Sun staff reports

Devon Saddler (Aberdeen) had 20 points and seven rebounds for Delaware (13-15, 8-9), which ended a five-game home losing streak with an 80-70 win over visiting Towson on Wednesday night.

Brian Johnson added 14 points, while Hakim McCullar and Kelvin McNeil finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Towson (4-24, 0-17), which dropped its 17th straight game, was led by Isaiah Philmore's double double of 22 points and 11 rebounds. Braxton Dupree (Calvert Hall, Maryland) had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Dre Conner scored 11 points for the Tigers.

Delaware shot 51 percent from the field and converted 20 of 24 free throws.

Albany 83, UMBC 67: Logan Aronhalt scored 19 points and Mike Black had 18 as the host Great Danes (15-15, 8-7 America East) beat the Retrievers (5-24, 4-12) for their third consecutive win.

Albany made 10 of its first 16 field-goal attempts en route to a 28-8 lead midway through the period.

UMBC closed the gap to 41-28 on Justin Fry's left-hander in the lane, but Albany's Billy Allen made a 3-pointer from the right wing for a 44-28 halftime lead.

American 69, Navy 58: Vlad Moldoveanu scored 28 points and the host Eagles (20-8, 10-3 Patriot League) fought off a late comeback attempt.

Nick Hendra scored all of the Eagles' points in an 8-2 run, including back-to-back 3s, in the final 2:08 to seal the win.

Greg Brown scored 16 points for the Mids, including two 3-pointers and a pair of foul shots in an 11-1 run that closed the deficit to 57-53 with 4:29 to play.

Haverford 61, McDaniel 60: The host Green Terror (13-13) rallied to within one point on a layup by Devon Lesniak (Winters with 30.7 seconds left but could come no closer in the first round of the Centennial Conference tournament.

Cam Baker had 18 points, including the final three, to lead the Fords (14-11).


UMBC 62, Albany 55: Meghan Colabella scored a season-high 17 points and Erin Brown had a double double (16 points, 12 rebounds) as the host Retrievers (19-10, 13-3) claimed their first America East regular-season title.

The Great Danes fell to 15-13, 8-7. The win was the sixth straight for the Retrievers, who will face either Stony Brook or Maine in the quarterfinals of the America East championship on March4 in West Hartford, Conn. UMBC's 19 wins are a school Division I record.

Navy 63, American 56: The host Midshipmen (16-11) moved into a tie for first place in the Patriot League with the Eagles (19-8) and Lehigh, all with 9-4 records.

Navy faces Colgate on Saturday and if the Mids finish tied with American and/or the Mountain Hawks, they would win the tiebreakers and garner the No.1 seed in the league tournament.

Navy broke a tie at 52 with a pair of free throws by Angela Myers (15 points) with four minutes left to play.

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