UMES' bench outscored NJIT 52-6, led by freshman McCoy.

With less than eight minutes to go, the Hawks extended their one-point lead, 44-43, with a 15-5 run over the next three minutes.

NJIT responded by going on an 11-2 run to narrow the deficit to 61-59 with two minutes left in the game. The Hawks ended the game on a 7-2 run, including five consecutive points from the foul line.

Holy Cross 80, Loyola 65: The host Greyhounds (5-15, 2-7 Patriot League) were outscored 40-28 in the first half.

Lisa Mirachi had 16 points for Loyola; Alex Smith had 17 points for the Crusaders (13-7, 5-4).

Virginia State 94, Bowie State 72: Lamesha Deal scored a game-high 24 points and the host Lady Trojans (16-1, 7-1 CIAA) won their seventh straight.

Brooke Miles and Donia Naylor paced the Bulldogs (7-11, 2-8) with 13 points each. Denver Clyde (North County) added 12 points.

Stevenson 61, Hood 43: Ty Bender (14 points) and Caitlin Roy both totaled a career-high six steals as the host Mustangs forced 33 turnovers to win.

Stevenson (10-8, 8-3 Commonwealth Conference) has won six of its past seven games against Hood (5-12, 2-8) and leads the all-time series 12-11.

The Mustangs jumped out to an 8-0 lead after four consecutive steals and layups, including two by Bender.

The team finished with 13 steals in the first half and a season-high 22 for the game, which ranks sixth all-time.

Catholic 74, Goucher 59: The host Cardinals (13-4, 6-1 Landmark) used a balanced offense to score 37 points per half.

Sharnell Huff had a game-high 36 points for Goucher (5-12, 1-6).

Mary Washington 89, Frostburg State 60: Brianne Comden scored a game-high 27 points for the host Eagles (12-6, 5-5 Capital Athletic Conference).

The Bobcats, led by Simone Wise with 24 points, fell to 3-13, 1-9 and lost their fourth straight.

Gwynedd Mercy 97, Notre Dame (Md.) 21: Erika Deppenschmidt had 17 points, but the visiting Gators (1-18, 1-10 Colonial States Athletic Conference) lost their sixth straight.


Towson at UNC-Wilmington, ppd: 7 The game between the Tigers (13-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) and Seahawks (6-15, 0-6) has been postponed because of inclement weather to Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

Salisbury at St. Mary's, ppd.: For a second straight week, the host Seahawks postponed a doubleheader because of inclement weather. The Jan. 22 games against Christopher Newport were pushed back to Monday. Wednesday's games against the Sea Gulls have been moved to today, with the women playing at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m,.

St. Mary's men are 13-4 and 7-2 in the Capital Athletic Conference and the women are 6-9, 3-5. The Salisbury men are 7-10, 3-6 and the women are 10-7, 6-3.

Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article.