Navy women speed past Loyola, 67-44

January 03, 2014|From Sun staff reports

Audrey Bauer scored a game-high 23 points and host Navy used a fast start to beat Loyola, 67-44, Thursday night.

The Mids (9-3, 1-0 Patriot League) shot 70.8 percent from the field and limited the Greyhounds (3-9, 0-1) to 36.4 percent in the first half for a 45-17 halftime advantage.

Navy never trailed and led by as many as 33 points. The Mids shot 64 percent (14-for-22) from 3-point range. Nai Brown finished with 12 points for Loyola.

Bowie State 75, Livingstone 64: The visiting Bulldogs (6-3, 1-0 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) broke a two-game losing streak. The Bears (5-6, 0-1) have lost two straight.

Goucher 49, Wesley 45: Olivia Nono had a game-high 20 points and the Gophers (5-6) rallied in the second half to beat the Wolverines (0-7).

Goucher trailed by three at halftime before outscoring Wesley 24-17 in the second half. The Gophers went on an 11-0 run over a five-minute span in the second half to tie the score at 38 with 8:55 left. Goucher would take the lead for good on a layup by Amaka Ezeani that made it 44-42 with 6:03 left.


Mississippi State 77, UMES 63: Gavin Ware was the difference in this nonconference game, scoring 21 points and grabbing 16 rebounds as the Bulldogs held off the visiting Hawks.

Ware shot 10-for-14 in going over 20 points for the second time this season, and Colin Borchert scored a career-high 22 points to go with five rebounds and five assists for Mississippi State (10-3), which matched its win total from all of last season. Fred Thomas had 10 points, I.J. Ready added seven points and six assists, and Roquez Johnson provided eight points and nine rebounds.

KyRee Jones scored 18 points, but did it going just 6-for-18 from the field, including 4-for-12 from beyond the arc for the Hawks (2-10). Issac Smith III had 15 points and six assists in the loss.

Northwood 95, Goucher 64: The Gophers stayed two days too long in the Sunshine State.

After winning the last game of the Adidas D3 Holiday Slam in Miami, Goucher fell to Division II Northwood of West Palm Beach.

The Gophers beat Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 83-76, on Tuesday.

Norman Allen II and Julian Livingston scored 20 and 15 points, respectively, to lead Goucher. Chris Solomon had a game-high 23 for the Seahawks (10-3).

Northwood opened with a 7-0 run and maintained the lead from start to finish. The Gophers (5-6) have won four of their past 10 games.

Catholic 61, Washington College 60: Bryson Fonville (16 points), who scored Catholic's last 10 points, converted a three-point play with 24 seconds left to give visiting the Cardinals (5-4) the win.

Pat Morgan had 15 points for the Shoremen (3-6).

John Weston missed a 3-pointer, and even though the Shoremen got the offensive rebound, they were called for traveling. Catholic missed its last two free throws, and a 60-foot desperation shot by Washington College was off target.

Livingstone 72, Bowie State 67: Ray Gatling had a game-high 24 points for the Bulldogs (6-6, 0-1 CIAA) in a losing effort.

The Blue Bears (8-2, 1-0) had four double-digit scorers, led by Jody Hill with 20.

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