UMES men survive double OT to reach MEAC quarterfinals

UMES women advance, will face Morgan this morning

March 09, 2011|By Sports Digest

Men's college basketball

UMES survives double OT to reach MEAC quarterfinals

Kevin White scored 22 points and Hillary Haley added 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead UMES over Florida A&M, 87-85, on Tuesday night in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C. Haley hit a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left in the first overtime to pull the Hawks (9-21) even at 74 and send the game into a second extra period. Haley's layup with 1:06 to go put UMES ahead, 82-77, as the Hawks shot seven of nine from the free-throw line in the second OT to seal the win. Lyvann Obame Obame added 12 points and Tyler Hines 11 for the Hawks, who outscored FAMU (12-20), 38-26, in the paint. Avery Moore, who scored 21 points, sent the game into overtime on a layup with 12 seconds left in regulation. Larry Jackson added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Rattlers. UMES will face second-seeded Hampton (21-8) tonight in the quarterfinals.

Women's college basketball

UMES advances, will face Morgan State this morning

Adobi Agbasi scored 11 points — all in the second half — grabbed seven rebounds and added six blocks as seventh-seeded UMES (12-18) earned a 52-44 victory over 10th-seeded Delaware State (9-20) in the opening round of the MEAC tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Hawks used a 10-2 run over the final 7:01 to advance to the quarterfinals, where they will meet second-seeded Morgan State at 10 a.m. today.

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Men's tennis: York senior Ryan Harvey (Fallston) was named CAC Player of the Week.

Women's tennis: Salisbury sophomore Jillian Poppe was named CAC Player of the Week.

Women's gymnastics: Towson freshman Alexa Davis was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Co-Rookie of the Week.


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