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College Sports Roundup

November 17, 2008

By Mathew Schlissel

Online Exclusive


Landon Milbourne led the Terps with 16 points against Bucknell.
(Mitch Stringer/PressBox)

The men's basketball team won its season opener for the second straight year, beating Wilmington University, 94-73, in the Hornet Classic at Memorial Hall in Dover, Del. Freshman Jordan Lee led the Eagles with 22 points. Senior Tywain McKee and sophomore Vince Goldsberry each scored 20 points for the Eagles. Sophomore Eddie Hayden led the Eagles with eight rebounds while senior Brian Chestnut added seven. Coppin State faces Purdue on the road Saturday.


The men's basketball team (1-1) split its first two games last week, losing to Mount St. Mary's, 84-76, Friday before defeating Tennessee State, 73-70, Sunday at Reitz Arena. Junior guard Brett Harvey scored a career-high 34 points, including two free throws with four seconds left to seal the victory for the Greyhounds. Harvey scored 12 of Loyola's final 13 points. Junior forward Jawaan Wright scored a career-high 11 points while sophomore forward Isaac Reid added a career-best 12 rebounds.

The No. 6 men's soccer team (18-1-1, 9-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) fell to Fairfield, 1-0, last Sunday in the MAAC Championship game in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Fairfield's Jack Burridge scored the game's only goal in the 26th minute on a header from six yards out. The loss prevented Loyola from becoming the first team in MAAC history to go undefeated in the entire regular season and win the conference tournament.

The men's basketball team opened its season Friday against Bucknell and after a sluggish start, finished strong to defeat the Bison, 81-52. Junior forward Landon Milbourne led the Terps with 16 points, while sophomore guard Cliff Tucker added a career-high 14. Junior guard Greivis Vasquez tallied 13 points, six rebounds and six assists. The real story was the Maryland defense, which held the Bison to 17 points in the first half. The Terps host Vermont Friday.

The women's basketball team rebounded from Friday's upset loss to TCU by routing Delaware State, 73-46, Sunday at in College Park. Senior Marissa Coleman and freshman Lynetta Kizer added 13 points each as the Terps bounced back from their first season-opening loss since 1998-99. Junior college transfer Demauria Liles added 11 points and 12 rebounds for her first double-double as a Terrapin. The Terrapins host James Madison Thursday and UCLA Sunday.


The football team (6-5, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) fell to No. 17 South Carolina State, 32-0, Saturday at Hughes Stadium. The Bears were limited to just 133 yards on 58 plays, Morgan State's second-worst offensive performance of the season. The Bears close out the season at home Saturday against Hampton.

The Bears opened their basketball season with a loss, falling to La Salle, 64-61, Saturday in Philadelphia. Morgan State had four players in double figures, led by Jermaine Bolden, who had 14 points and five assists. Rogers Barnes added 13 points while Reggie Holmes and Marquise Kately chipped in 10 points each. The Bears shot 32.8 percent from the field and knocked down 11 of 18 three-pointers (42.1 percent). Morgan returns to action Friday against Marshall at the Glen Wilkes Classic in Orlando.


The men's basketball team fell to Towson, 86-68, Friday in the Mids' season opener. Navy was led by Cliff Colbert's 14 points. Senior forward Adam Teague grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds and added eight points while senior guard Kaleo Kina scored 10 points. Navy travels to Williamsburg, Va., Saturday to take on William & Mary.

The women's basketball team defeated Howard, 59-49, Sunday. The Mids had to come from behind in this one as they were down 44-41 with just under six minutes left. Sophomore Angela Myers sank a pair of free throws to start a 9-0 run for Navy that would put the game away. Whitney Davidson led the Mids with 15 points. The Mids will participate in the Tyler Ugolyn Columbia Classic in New York, N.Y. They'll face Texas State Saturday and either Columbia or Long Island Sunday.


The football team (3-8, 1-6 Colonial Athletic Association) lost to sixth-ranked Villanova, 34-31, Saturday. The Tigers owned a 17-7 lead in the second quarter and a 24-20 lead in the third quarter before Villanova rallied. Senior quarterback Sean Schaefer delivered one of his better performances in his last road game, completing 35 of 47 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns with. Senior wide receiver Marcus Lee also had a big game, catching eight passes for 56 yards and two touchdowns. He tied the school record for receptions with 219. Towson hosts No. 1 James Madison Saturday.

The men's basketball team notched a season-opening split last weekend, defeating Navy, 86-68, Friday and losing to Niagara, 79-62, Sunday. Towson freshman guard Troy Franklin led the Tigers with a career high 19 points. Sophomore guard Brian Morris added 15 points but also had seven turnovers. The Tigers had a miserable shooting night, making 30 percent of their attempts from the field and 23.3 percent from beyond the arc. Towson hosts Hampton Saturday.


The defending America East champion men's basketball team opened its season with a 91-54 win over Stevenson last Saturday at the RAC Arena. Senior Darryl Proctor led the Retrievers with 20 points, nine rebounds and four steals. Senior point guard Jay Greene added 17 points and nine assists. Greene became the second player in school history to surpass 500 career assists and needs just three more to become the school's all-time leader. Freshman Chauncy Gilliam had an incredible debut, making all eight shots from the floor in a 17-point, six-rebound debut. UMBC faces Quinnipiac this weekend in the Tyler Ugolyn Columbia Classic.

The women's basketball team lost to George Washington, 75-56, Saturday in Washington D.C. Junior guard Carlee Cassidy scored 23 of her career-high 31 points in the first half, but the Retrievers shot just 28.8 percent from the floor. Freshman guard Michelle Kurowski scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds in her collegiate debut. Sophomore forward Meghan Colabella added seven points and eight boards. The Retrievers will face Northern Illinois and Seton Hall in the Seton Hall Basketball Classic this weekend.


The College of Notre Dame basketball team opened its season with an 82-62 rout of Hood College Saturday in Frederick, Md. Notre Dame's Ronda Shelly led all scorers with 22 points.


Junior running back Andrew Kase rushed for 211 yards and two touchdowns to lead Johns Hopkins over McDaniel College, 27-10, Saturday at Homewood Field. The Blue Jays (8-2, 6-2 Centennial Conference) held McDaniel to 180 yards of total offense.


The Stevenson women's volleyball team (32-8) was stunned by Cabrini, 3-0, Saturday in the semifinals of the ECAC South women's volleyball championship. Defensively, Stevenson had 68 digs but also had 24 errors on 123 attempts for a .106 hitting percentage. 

Posted November 17, 2008