Donte Greene scores 17 points in Nets' Summer League loss

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Donte Greene scores 17 points in Nets' Summer League loss

Donte Greene (Towson Catholic) scored 17 points and DuJuan Summers (McDonogh) added five for the Brooklyn Nets in a 92-86 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Orlando Summer League. Greene shot 6-for-19 from the field in 27 minutes, and Summers was 2-for-12 in 25 minutes. On Tuesday, Kim English (Randallstown) scored five points on 2-for-5 shooting in 13 minutes in the Orlando Magic's 80-73 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Also on Tuesday, Jerrelle Benimon (Towson University) came off the bench for the Miami Heat, scoring two points and pulling down two rebounds in just over five minutes of play. Benimon will now play for the Denver Nuggets in Las Vegas starting Saturday at 6 p.m. against the Toronto Raptors.

Maryland football

Craddock again named to Groza Award watch list

Maryland junior kicker Brad Craddock was named to the watch list for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, given annually to the top kicker in college football. Craddock was a semifinalist for the award last year. He made just 62percent of his field goals as a freshman in 2012 but missed just four of his 25 attempts last season. His mark of 84 percent was 28th-best nationally and ranked as the fourth-highest conversion rate in Maryland history. Entering his junior year, Craddock ranks second in school history in career field-goal percentage (.756) and is ninth in school history with 31 made field goals. He was one of 30 kickers named to the watch list.

Matt Zenitz, Baltimore Sun Media Group

More colleges

Loyola's Fletcher named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Loyola Maryland's Joe Fletcher was named the Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, an award voted on by conference member schools that honors the top performer in the classroom and in competition. Scholar-Athletes of the Year in their respective sports are eligible for the overall honor. Fletcher was twice named a first-team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. He also earned Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year honors this season and was the Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year. In 2012, he helped lead Loyola to its first Division I national championship in any sport. Last month, Fletcher graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting, posting a 4.0 GPA in his final semester to finish with an overall 3.835GPA.

Women's volleyball: Towson added five new recruits: Barbara Lopez, Payton Windell, Lauren Westervelt, Anna Holehouse (Fallston) and Melaney Nicholls (Dulaney).

Et cetera

Caps sign goalie Pasquale to 1-year deal; Mystics top Sky

The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Edward Pasquale to a one-year, two-way contract. Pasquale, 23, was 17-13-1 with one shutout, a 2.43 goals-against average and a career-high .920 save percentage in 31 games with the St. John's Ice Caps of the American Hockey League last season. ... The Capitals will host Fan Fest on Saturday. In addition to the scrimmage, which will be streamed on MonumentalNetwork.com, Fan Fest will feature the team's annual equipment sale and autograph sessions with coach Barry Trotz and Capitals prospects, as well as a free open skate.

WNBA: The Washington Mystics held off a late comeback by the Chicago Sky to win, 72-65, on the road. Chicago pulled to within five with 2:41 left after being down by as many as 13, but didn't score after that. Point guard Bria Hartley led the Mystics with 16 points on 4-for-8 shooting.

Pro motocross: The Geico Motorcycle Budds Creek National, the seventh round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will be held Saturday at Budds Creek MX Park in Mechanicsville, in St. Mary's County. Riders in the premier 450 Class will include German rookie Ken Roczen and teammate Ryan Dungey; emerging riders will compete in the 250 Class. Gates open at 6a.m. For more information, go to BuddsCreek.com.

 

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