UMBC women lose 7th in a row, 65-39

23 turnovers hurt Retrievers' effort against Albany

January 29, 2014|From Sun staff reports

Freshman Amanda Hagaman reached double-digit points (11) for the second straight game, but visiting UMBC turned the ball over 23 times and allowed 19 offensive rebounds against defending league champion Albany en route to a 65-39 loss in America East action Tuesday night.

The Retrievers held the Great Danes to their fewest points in an America East game this season, but UMBC could not overcome its 15 first-half turnovers, which translated into 20 Albany points. UMBC ((2-18, 1-7 AEC) lost for the seventh straight game, while Albany (17-3, 7-0 AEC) remains unbeaten in league play and extends its conference winning streak to 30 regular-season games.

McDaniel 70, Johns Hopkins 40: Steph Perez scored a game-high 24 points to power the host Green Terror (13-4, 8-3 Centennial Conference) past the Blue Jays (12-5, 10-2). The win was its fifth straight.

McDaniel held Hopkins to two points over the first 11:49 seconds for a 15-2 lead. The Green Terror led by as many as 29 points in the second half.

Fatu Conteh led the Blue Jays with 19 points.

Swarthmore 74, Washington College 57: Carley Kendall had 13 points for the host Shorewomen (5-12, 4-7 Centennial).

Elle Larsen had a game-high 23 points for the Garnet (10-8, 5-7).


Washington College 73, Swarthmore 68: Pat Morgan scored a game-high 19 points and made a 3-pointer with 44 seconds left to put the host Shoremen (5-13, 4-7 Centennial) ahead for good.

The Garnet (5-13, 2-9) led 41-32 at halftime and pushed the lead up to 14 before the Shoremen countered.

Joe Keedy made one of two free throws with a minute left to put Swarthmore back in front before Morgan sank the go-ahead 3-pointer, giving the Shoremen their first lead of the contest at 67-65. Swarthmore's Sam Lebryk made the second of two free throws with 23 seconds to play. Sean Flanigan threw an inbounds pass nearly the entire length of the court over the Swarthmore defense that Dave Knox caught and converted for a layup with 20 seconds to go, giving Washington a 69-66 lead.

Sean Brooks stole the ball with 12 seconds left, was fouled, and made both free throws to all but seal the win. Bourne made a layup with three seconds on the clock, and Knox hit a pair of three throws with one second remaining to provide the final margin. 

McDaniel 61, Johns Hopkins 57: Phillip Perry scored 14 points to lead the host Green Terror (14-4, 9-2 Centennial) past the Blue Jays (10-8, 7-4).

McDaniel took the lead for good at 39-37 on a jumper by Nick Perugino with 8:46 left.

Towson at UNC Wilmington, ppd.: Towson's game tonight at UNC Wilmington has been postponed to Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. because of severe winter weather in North Carolina.

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