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State women: UMBC defeats Binghamton, 47-32

The UMBC women's basketball team broke an 11-game losing streak and opened America East Conference play with a 47-32 victory over visiting Binghamton (3-11, 0-1) on Saturday.

The Retrievers' only other win was the first game of the season, a 59-50 decision over Eastern (Pa.) on Nov. 11.

Sara Tarbert scored a game-high 13 points and had nine rebounds for UMBC (2-11, 1-0).

Towson 66, Coppin State 55: Redshirt junior forward LaTorri Hines-Allen scored a career-high 23 points to power the Tigers (6-7) past the host Eagles (4-9).

Howard 71, Morgan State 66: Freshman Sydni Johnson and redshirt freshman guard Te'Shya Heslip combined to score 30 points to carry the visiting Bison (6-8, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) over the Bears (2-10, 0-1).

St. Francis (N.Y.) 52, Mount St. Mary's 47: The host Terriers (10-2, 1-0 Northeast Conference) defeated the Mount (5-8, 0-1) for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

Savannah State 63, UMES 46: Ezinn Kalu scored a game-high 21 points to power the host Tigers (7-7, 1-0 MEAC) past the Hawks (3-10, 0-2).

Elizabethtown 71, Hood 54: Verkia Smith scored 20 points, but the Blazers (2-8, 0-4 Commonwealth Conference) lost their second straight.

Salisbury 70, Penn State-Harrisburg 57: The visiting Sea Gulls scored more than 30 points in each half, led by Anna Hackett with 16, and beat the Lions (4-6, 1-2 Capital Athletic Conference).

Widener 67, Stevenson 63: The Mustangs (5-5, 3-1 Commonwealth Conference) trailed 65-63 with 61 seconds left and forced two turnovers, but failed to convert and fell to the Pride (7-4, 2-2).

McDaniel 58, Washington Adventist 56: The visiting Green Terror (7-3) won its second straight.

Abington 66, Notre Dame (Md.) 28: Kamelya Medina scored 21 of her team's 28 points, but the host Gators (0-10) fell to the Lions.

Christopher Newport 82, Frostburg State 44: The host Captains (9-2, 2-1 CAC) nearly doubled up on the Bobcats in each half and rolled to victory.

Marymount 59, St. Mary's 55: Despite erasing a nine-point halftime deficit and outscoring the Saints (7-4, 3-0 CAC) in the second half, the host Seahawks (3-7, 1-3) fell.

Emory 72, Johns Hopkins 67: The visiting Blue Jays (8-3) couldn't overpower the Eagles (11-0), who benefited from a combined 40 points by Savannah Morgan and Hannah Lilly.

Virginia Wesleyan 61, Washington College 51: The visiting Shorewomen (2-8) allowed a 21-4 second-half run by the Marlins (9-3).

Johnson C. Smith 64, Bowie State 59: The host Golden Bulls (7-4, 2-0 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) held the Bulldogs (6-4, 1-1) to 17 points in the first half.

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