From Sun staff reports
12:48 AM EST, February 19, 2013
Troy Snyder hit a 19-foot jumper with 2.7 seconds remaining in double overtime, lifting host UMES to a 64-62 victory over Coppin State on Monday.
A jumper by Michael Murray tied the game at 62 with 19.7 seconds left before Snyder hit the game-winner, sending the Eagles (5-22, 2-10 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to their seventh straight loss.
The Hawks (2-20, 2-9) took their largest lead of the second overtime when Snyder hit a jumper that put them up 60-57 with 1:36 to play. Andre Armstrong answered for UMES (2-20, 2-9), drilling a three 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining.
Snyder, who scored the Hawks' final seven points of the second overtime, put the Hawks back in front at 62-60 on a dunk with 42 seconds left. Snyder also brought the Hawks back in the first overtime period.
Snyder led with 22 points, while Kevin Mays added 21. Coppin State was led by Murray, who scored 20 points, while Sterling Smith and Taariq Cephas each finished with 10.
Delaware State 52, Morgan State 50: The visiting Bears led by as many as 16-points before the Hornets came from behind to win. After a missed 3-pointer by DeWayne Jackson with six seconds to go, Delaware State's Cahli Thomas was fouled with 3.7 seconds left. Thomas hit the first free throw to put the Hornets (12-13, 7-4 MEAC) up 52-50. He missed the second free throw, and it was rebounded by Blake Bozeman, who raced down and missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
The Bears fell to 9-14 and 6-6 in MEAC play.
Arcadia 85, Stevenson 83: Stevenson senior Tyson Jacobs (Owings Mills) totaled 25 points and eight rebounds while the Mustangs (16-10) hit 10 3-pointers, but it wasn't enough as they lost to the Knights (16-10) in the first round of the Commonwealth Conference tournament in Reading, Pa.
Making its first conference tournament appearance since 2008, Stevenson fell to the fourth-seeded Knights for the third time this season, with the games being decided by a total of seven points.
Mustangs junior Stefon McCray (Archbishop Curley) totaled 18 points and nine rebounds.
Playing in his final college game, senior Brett Burrier (Winters Mill) had six points, finishing his career with 1,083, including 1,036 in 71 games at Stevenson.
Coppin State 55, UMES 50: Senior Leola Spotwood scored 18 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:30 to play, and the Eagles held the host Hawks scoreless for the final 4:23.
Karona Roach put UMES (7-15, 3-8 MEAC) ahead 50-47 with a pair of free throws with 4:24 to play before Coppin State (11-15, 7-6) rallied.
Spotwood finished the game 7-for-17 from the floor to lead the Eagles, while Larissa Carter added 12 points. Bria Harris scored seven points for Coppin State.
Morgan State 69, Delaware State 67, OT: Bianca Jarrett scored 32 points, including eight in overtime, to lead the visiting Bears to a comeback win over the Hornets (8-16, 5-6 MEAC).
Tierra Hawkins, the twin sister of Maryland's Tianna Hawkins, scored a career-high 30 points to lead Delaware State. It was the first 30-point game for a Hornets player since 2004.
Delaware State led by as many as 11 in the first half, and was ahead 27-18 at the break.
The Hornets opened up their biggest lead of the game, 34-20, on a jumper by Hawkins with 16:29 left in the second half.
Delaware State was ahead 45-34 when the Bears stormed back. Jarrett capped off a 13-2 Morgan State run with a 3-pointer to tie the game at 47-47 with 5:52 left in regulation. The Bears took the lead, 49-47, on a layup by Jarrett on their next possession.
Delaware State bounced back and regained the lead 56-53 on a 3-pointer by Tasia Bristow with 2:55 left in the second half.
Jarrett answered with a three-point shot on Morgan State's next possession to tie the game at 56-56.
Neither team could score in the final 2:47 of regulation.
In the extra period, Delaware State opened up a 65-62 lead on a lay up by Hawkins off a feed from Harmon with 2:26 remaining.
The Bears responded by scoring the next seven points to take the lead for good.
Bryant 69, Mount St. Mary's 62: Jackie Brewer and Sydney Henderson combined for 46 points, but it was not enough for the host Mount at Knott Arena. Brewer matched her career high with 25 points, while Henderson chipped in 21.
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