Roundup: Hopkins men rally past Muhlenberg, 75-56

Led by Spengler, Jays hold 47-18 scoring edge in 2nd half

January 11, 2012|From Sun staff reports

Adam Spengler scored a career-high 28 points and visiting Johns Hopkins earned a come-from-behind victory over Muhlenberg, 75-56, on Tuesday night.

The Mules (9-3, 3-3 Centennial Conference) used an 11-0 run to take a 38-28 lead at halftime. In the second half, the Blue Jays (8-4, 4-1) outscored them 47-18. A layup by Alex Pandrangi gave Hopkins the lead for good with 12:53 left at 45-44.

Spengler went 8-for-8 from the field, 5-for-5 from 3-point range and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line. He also had four rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes. Spencer Liddic scored 17 points for Muhlenberg.

Hopkins shot 61.9 percent for the second half and finished at 54.2 percent for the game. The Blue Jays shot a 41.2 percent from 3-point range and went 15-for-18 (83.3percent) from the foul line in the second half.

Johns Hopkins 66, Washington College 54: Chantel Mattiola paced the host Blue Jays (11-1, 6-1 Centennial) with 15points in a victory over the Shorewomen (8-6, 3-5).

Hopkins opened with an 8-2 run and led most of the game. Kelly Mitchell had 15points for Washington.

Swarthmore 65, McDaniel 49: The host Garnet (5-7, 3-5 Centennial) outscored the Green Terror (7-6, 4-5) by 24 points over a seven-minute stretch in the first half.

Steph Perez finished with a game-high 20 points for McDaniel, which has lost three straight. Rachael Rybak (Franklin-Baltimore County) added 14 points.

Katie Lytle and Eliza Polli paced the Garnet with 12 points each.

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