Digest: Manley lifts Coppin women over Hampton

January 29, 2012|Sports Digest

Jeanine Manley made a free throw with 43 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and scored five of Coppin State's 12 points in the extra period to lead the visiting Eagles (11-10, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 69-66 win over Hampton (15-4, 7-1) on Saturday. Manley finished with 12 points. The Pirates led for most of the game and by as many as 12 before the Eagles rallied.

More Division I women's basketball: Omara Parker had 17 points and visiting Morgan State (6-14, 3-4 MEAC) went 8-for-8 from the foul line in the last minute of play and won, 75-69, over Norfolk State (8-11, 3-5). Morgan State was 23-of-27 from the line and held the Spartans to 34.2 percent from the field. ... Alix Membreno made two free throws for a six-point Navy lead with 21/2 minutes left and the Mids (11-10, 4-3 Patriot League) held on for a 50-46 win against Bucknell. The Bison (2-20, 0-7) went on a 5-0 run over the final two minutes, but the rally fell short. … Michelle Kurowski scored 26 points in a losing effort as visiting UMBC (11-10, 5-3 America East) lost, 75-68, to New Hampshire (11-9, 4-4). The Wildcats shot 44.6 percent from the field and 76percent from the foul line. … Visiting Mount St. Mary's (8-12, 4-5 Northeast Conference) surrendered the lead halfway through the first half and lost, 72-54, to Sacred Heart (15-5, 8-1). … Kwinnyata Mercer made a steal and a layup to bring visiting UMES (6-12, 3-3 MEAC) within one with 1:13 left, but no closer. North Carolina A&T (8-12, 3-4), led by Tiffanie Adair with 15 points and 10 rebounds, won, 53-50.

Division II and III women's basketball: Visiting Bowie State (3-13, 3-6 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) opened the second half with an 11-0 run and won 63-44 over Lincoln (5-16, 1-8). Juliette Turner had 14 points for Bowie. ... Amanda Craig scored 20 points and visiting Stevenson (5-15, 3-8 Capital Athletic Conference) won, 69-62, over Frostburg State (7-12, 3-8). … Visiting McDaniel (8-11, 5-10 Centennial Conference) took a 23-0 lead en route to a 56-34 win over Bryn Mawr (0-15, 0-12). … Alex Vassila scored 16 points and host Johns Hopkins (17-2, 11-2 Centennial) won, 67-43, against Muhlenberg (14-4, 9-4). … Raven Owens scored 19 points in a losing effort as St.Mary's (8-12, 6-5 CAC) fell, 66-48, to host Mary Washington (20-0, 11-0). … Host Notre Dame of Maryland (0-16, 0-11 Colonial States Athletic Conference) allowed a 9-0 run in the final minute and lost, 63-56, to Rosemont (8-10, 4-8). India Scott had 19 points for Notre Dame. … Dyanna Prater scored 14 points, but visiting Hood (5-13 1-10 CAC) fell, 88-39, to York (16-3, 10-1). ... Host Goucher (5-15, 1-8 Landmark Conference) was outscored 21-11 over the final 8:10 and lost, 66-55, to Scranton (12-8, 7-2). ... Anna Hackett scored 13 points and host Salisbury (10-7, 7-2 CAC) won, 65-34, against Wesley (4-13, 2-7).

D-I women's basketball honor: Maryland sophomore forward Alyssa Thomas was one of six underclassmen named to the John R. Wooden Midseason Top 20.

Minor league basketball: Led by 41 points from Adrian Bowie (Maryland) and 38 from Terry Holsey (Maryland Bible), the host Bay Area Shuckers (3-3) outlasted the Beltway Bombers (3-2) in double overtime, 149-148. Earl Jackson added 25 points and 19 rebounds. Hugh Jones had 43 points for the Bombers.

Laurel Park: Beggarthyneighbor, shipped in from New York, drove to victory in the $100,000 Dancing Count Stakes for 3-year-olds at Laurel Park. Coming off a maiden win at Aqueduct on New Year's Day, he sat off the pace set by Costas Fiftieth before wresting the lead in midstretch while under hard urging by jockey Malcolm Franklin to win by a length in 1 minute, 9.80 seconds. Trippi's Secret fended off Ill Conceived for second. The winner, a son of Half Ours, paid $5.40 and topped a $42.20 exacta and $105.80 trifecta.

--From Sun staff and news services

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