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Mount St. Mary's free throws help sink Seton Hall, 74-64

Win is 1st over FBS-level school for Mount in D-I; Morgan suffers 11th straight loss on the road

From Sun staff reports

12:19 AM EST, December 17, 2012

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Sydney Henderson and Selina Mann went 10-for-10 from the free-throw line in the final 1:46 to help Mount St. Mary's clinch a 74-64 nonconference victory against host Seton Hall in women's basketball Sunday. The win was the Mount's first victory against a Bowl Championship Subdivision school in the school's Division I history.

Henderson paced the Mountaineers (4-4) with 27 points and 10 rebounds, while Mann posted 10 points, seven assists and four steals. After the Pirates (3-7) trimmed the margin to 62-57 with 3:09 on the clock, Mann and Henderson sealed the victory from the line. Jessie Kaufman added 16 points and Jacqueline Brewer chipped in eight points in the win. Ka-Deidre Simmons led Seton Hall with 16 points. Alexandra Maseko posted 12 points and eight rebounds, while Alexis Brown tallied eight points and 12 rebounds.

The Mountaineers have five wins against Big East Conference member Georgetown and a victory against Notre Dame to their credit, but those six decisions came before the Mount joined Division I in 1988-89.

With the Pirates holding a 48-45 lead with 12:16 left in the game, Mount St. Mary's rolled off the next 13 points.

Fordham 72, Morgan State 56: Erin Rooney led five starters in double figures with a game-high 21 points for the host Rams (7-4).

The Bears (4-7), losers of 11 straight road contests dating to last season, were led by Tracey Carrington (Dundalk), who finished with 12 points.

Salisbury 61, Randolph 54: With under five minutes to play, the Sea Gulls (5-5) team put together a 14-7 run to break open a close contest against the Wildcats (3-5).

Salisbury sophomore point guard Anna Hackett scored a personal-best 32 points, going 13-for-23 from the field. The sophomore has 520 career points — an achievement no other Sea Gulls player has reached since at least 2006-07 — with 180 points this season. Hackett also topped her career high in steals with seven while grabbing six rebounds and dishing out three assists.

King also hit single-game highs in both assists (five) and steals (three) as the sophomore converted seven points for SU.

Roanoke 55, Hood 49: The game was tied at 47 with 3:13 to go after a layup by Rachel Wiley, but the host Blazers (3-6) would connect on just one more field goal the rest of the way. The Maroons (3-7) made all six of their free-throw attempts down the stretch. Hood's Dyanna Prater led all scorers with 14 points to go along with four rebounds and a pair of steals.

Goucher 76, Virgin Islands 69: Freshman guard Mico James (Annapolis) had a career-high 30 points as the Gophers (4-6) defeated the Buccaneers (0-1) to open a three-game Caribbean road trip in a game played under international rules.

James dominated the first half, scoring 17 points on 8-for-12 shooting. Goucher totaled 16 steals, led by five from Trae Lindsay (Patapsco), who also blocked two shots.