Roundup: Coppin men lose to Saint Joseph's, 81-72

Saint Francis (Pa.) women top Coppin State, 69-67

December 22, 2011|From Sun staff reports

Seniors Akeem Ellis and Tony Gallo each scored 21 points, but C.J. Aiken led a balanced Saint Joseph's attack with 20 points and the host Hawks defeated Coppin State, 81-72, on Wednesday.

The Hawks (9-3) shot 50.9 percent from the field, including 53.8 percent in the first half, on their way to a 37-28 halftime lead.

Coppin State (4-7) shot 46.2 percent from the field in the second half and made a late rally to climb back into the contest.

Morgan State 69, Loyola Marymount 45: DeWayne Jackson scored 14 points to lead four Bears in double figures against the visiting Lions (6-6).

Larry Bastfield made a jumper to give Morgan State (2-7) a 5-4 lead with 17:26 left in the first half. The Bears would not trail again for the rest of the game.

Stevenson 81, Nichols 74 OT: The Mustangs (3-7) made 8 of 12 free throws in the extra period to beat the Bison (2-5) at the Daytona Beach Shootout. Ryan Sheehan of Nichols scored a game-high 26 points, including a 3-pointer with four seconds left to force overtime. Greg Collins led Stevenson with 23 points.

Women

Saint Francis (Pa.) 69, Coppin State 67: Alli Williams made two free throws with 4.9 seconds left to lift the visiting Red Flash (5-5) over the Eagles (2-9).

Williams finished with a game-high 21 points. Jeanine Manley scored 18 points and had six rebounds for Coppin.

Alexa Hayward capped a 6-0 Saint Francis run with a pair of free throws that gave the Red Flash a 65-64 lead with 1:11 to play.

UMES 63, Old Dominion 59: Chelsea Sanders tied a career high with 22 points and had four assists as the visiting Hawks (3-7) beat the Monarchs (3-9).

American 63, Loyola 48: The Eagles (7-4) used strong defense to frustrate the Greyhounds (4-6) the entire game.

Katie Sheahin scored 22 points for Loyola, which fell behind 10-9 with 11 minutes left in the first half and never regained the lead.

Stony Brook 65, Morgan State 48: The host Seawolves (2-10) used a 12-0 run midway through the second half to beat the Bears (2-7).

Omara Parker had a game-high 23 points for Morgan.

Goucher 48, Milwaukee School of Engineering 34: Precious Kollock had 14 points to lead the visiting Gophers (2-8) past the Raiders (6-4) at the Bahamas Sunshine Shootout in Nassau. Milwaukee committed 26 turnovers to Goucher's 17. The Gophers finished 1-1 at the tournament.

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