State: Morgan St. women lose to Elon, 74-54

Elon used a late run to pull away from Morgan State, 74-54, Thursday night in Elon's final home game of the 2012 portion of the women's basketball season.

After the Bears (4-6) pulled within 48-45 with 9:14 left in the second half, the Phoenix (4-4) went on a 26-4 streak.

Bianca Jarrett led Morgan State with 15 points and five steals, Tracey Carrington (Dundalk) added 13 points and Whitney Southerland had 12.

Freshman Jessica Farmer recorded her first career doubledouble (10 points, 10 rebounds) for Elon. Seven of those rebounds came on the offensive end. Kelsey Evans led all scorers with 19 points and nine rebounds.


Baltimore City Community College 107, College of Southern Maryland 102: Justin Kuntz (Glen Burnie) recorded his third doubledouble of the season with 23 points and a game-high 17 rebounds and added six assists to lead the host Panthers (9-3, 7-0 Maryland JuCo) men's basketball team past the Hawks (4-10, 2-5).

The teams traded baskets for much of the first half. CSM opened up the first real lead after one of two free throws by Juwan Cole with 9:26 left in the first half that put the Hawks up 26-20. But the Panthers went on an 11-0 run that ended on a dunk by Will Adams (Towson University) at the 6:31 mark to give BCCC a 31-26 advantage.

Troy Cummings led five Hawks in double-figure scoring with 23 points and added six rebounds and two steals. Devon Brown finished with 19 points, five rebounds and two steals, while Sigourney Jackson added 18 points off the bench. Cole and Sedric Baker scored 16 and 15 points, respectively.

For BCCC, Adams and Sean Farr (Dunbar) scored 17 points each and combined for 17 rebounds and six assists. Xavier Richards was a huge spark off the bench with 15 points, eight boards and three assists.

Kendal Williams had 12 points, six assists, and four rebounds and Mike Wilson ended the game with 11 points and a season-high nine assists. Dwayne Brewer (Douglass) finished with 10 points.

BCCC hosts the annual Ben Williams Classic this weekend. Tournament participants include Frederick Community College, Globe Institute of Technology and Roxbury College. The Panthers take on Globe at 7 p.m. on Saturday and Roxbury CC at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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