Women's college basketball
Maryland freshman, Digital Harbor grad Harrison to redshirt
Maryland freshman A'Lexus Harrison will redshirt this season, women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said Friday. Harrison averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds per game in her senior season at Digital Harbor, amassing 1,465 career points, 1,300 rebounds, 565 assists and 245 blocks. She helped lead the Rams to the Baltimore City Division I title as a senior and was named to The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro first team as a junior and senior.
Friday's games: Ashley Davis (Arundel) scored a season-high 18 points for the Bulldogs, but Bowie State (5-3) lost, 130-85, to Glenville State in the Sheetz/Herb Sims Classic in Bluefield, W.Va. ... Sharnell Huff led Goucher (4-5) with 14 points in the Gophers' 41-34 loss to host Puerto Rico-Piedras.
Men's college basketball
Coppin St. falls to So. Miss. despite Murray's 23 points
Southern Mississippi (10-2) scored the first 10 points of the game and led by 16 at halftime en route to beating Coppin State, 88-74, in the first round of the BVI Tropical Shootout in the British Virgin Islands. Michael Murray scored a game-high 23 points for the Eagles (4-6), who made 27 of its 32 free throws. ... Kevin Miles had a career-high 20 points off the bench, but Goucher (4-4) was outrebounded 46-27 by Division I host William & Mary.