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Roundup: Towson men's losing streak hits 30

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Host Towson took an early lead in the opening 10 minutes of play but failed to hold on, losing its 30th straight game, 81-62, to Manhattan on Tuesday.

The Tigers (0-11) are four defeats away from the Division I record for nontransitioning schools. Towson shot around 40 percent from the floor in the game and led by as many as seven before a pair of free throws by George Beamon with 10:06 left in the first half gave the Jaspers (8-4) the lead, 21-20, for good.

Robert Nwankwo paced Towson with 19 points. Beamon led all scorers with 20 points.

Frostburg State 99, Penn State-Altoona 79: Maurice Williams led six Bobcats in double figures with 18 points, and visiting Frostburg (5-5, 3-1 Capital Athletic Conference) led by as many as 15 points in the first half. Durant Harvin (Franklin) led the Nittany Lions with 19 points.

Hood 62, Randolph 60, OT: The Blazers (6-4) have gone from losing three straight to winning two straight in San Juan, Puerto Rico. With 13.2 seconds left in overtime, Trey Quinn went 2-for-2 from the line to seal the win.

Hood let a 19-point halftime lead go by scoring five points in the final 10 minutes of regulation. Ramon Smith had 20 points for the Blazers.

Goucher 91, Bayamon Central 87: Alex Noble had a game-high 33 points to power the Gophers (1-8) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Salisbury 68, Washington College 57: The visiting Sea Gulls (8-3) outscored the Shoremen (5-5), 28-11, over the final 10:38.

Salisbury's Mike Maczko had a double double with 18 points and 10 rebounds, both game highs for Salisbury. Kevin Breslin had 12 for Washington College, which took a 46-40 lead with 10:38 remaining in the game on a layup by John Weston.

Women

UMBC 54, Navy 46: Despite 10 lead changes, the visiting Retrievers (6-5) were in control for most of the game. Brittany Crowell hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give UMBC the lead for good at 48-44. Erin Brown finished with a game-high 20 points, including a career-high six 3-pointers, for UMBC, which won for the third time in its past four games. Audrey Bauer had 13 points for the Mids (6-5).

West Virginia 94, Mount St. Mary's 32: The host Mountaineers opened with an 11-0 run and never looked back. West Virginia's Taylor Palmer led all scorers with 21 points. Ashley Cristie paced the Mount (5-5) with 10 points. The loss ended Mount St. Mary's a three-game winning streak.

Lebanon Valley 78, St. Mary's 64: Raven Owens scored 16 points in a losing effort for the visiting Seahawks (3-7).

The Flying Dutchmen (9-0) shot 52.5 percent from the field floor and led 50-36 at the break.

Washington & Jefferson 65, Goucher 34: Ashley Kirkpatrick had 18 points, and the host Presidents (5-5) didn't allow a single Gopher to score in double digits at the Bahamas Sunshine Shootout in Nassau, Bahamas. Goucher fell to 1-8.

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