Loyola men surge past Niagara, 67-55

January 28, 2012|From Sun staff reports

Justin Drummond scored six of his game-high 21 points during a 15-2 Loyola run and the visiting Greyhounds beat Niagara, 67-55, Friday night.

Marvin Jordan made one of two at the free-throw line to pull the Purple Eagles (9-13 overall, 4-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) within a point, and a 3-pointer by Antoine Mason gave Niagara a 46-44 lead with just over eight minutes to play. Drummond tied the game with a layup 26 seconds later and made two free throws with 7:12 on the clock to put Loyola (15-5, 8-2) up for good.

Drummond was 11-for-12 from the free-throw line in the second half.

Moravian 68, Goucher 65: Trae Lindsay scored a game-high 23 points, but the host Gophers (3-15, 0-8 Landmark Conference) fell to the Greyhounds (10-9, 5-3).

Moravian outscored Goucher 41-30 in the first half and held on to win.


Canisius 65, Loyola 55: Freshman Kara Marshall scored a career-high 21 points, but the visiting Greyhounds (7-13, 3-6 MAAC) fell to the Golden Griffins (9-11, 3-6).

Canisius shot 46.9 percent from the field and was led by a career-high 19 points from Ashley Wilkes. Kayla Hoohuli also was in double figures with 15 points, and Ashley Durham accounted for seven of the team's 19 assists.

Katie Sheahin had 14 points for the Greyhounds, grabbing seven rebounds and making six steals. Alyssa Sutherland played a solid game with seven points, five rebounds and a career-high six steals. The Greyhounds had 17 steals in the game, one off the team single-game record.

Moravian 62, Goucher 44: The visiting Greyhounds (12-7, 5-3 Landmark) went on a 13-0 run in the second half to pull away.

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