State hoops roundup (Nov. 13): UMBC men hold off UMES, 77-73

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Will Darley and Jarius Lyles helped the Retrievers move to 2-0 with a win over an in-state foe.

Will Darley (Dulaney) scored 24 points and made 5 of 6 3-pointers, Jarius Lyles scored 23 points and had six assists, and the UMBC men's basketball team held off host UMES, 77-73, on Sunday.

Leading 35-32 at halftime, the Retrievers led by as many as nine points in the second half before the Hawks made a run. Tyler Jones' 3-pointer with 9 seconds left cut the margin to 75-71 and UMES was forced to foul. Lyles sealed the game with a free throw.

Arkel Lamal had eight rebounds for UMBC (2-0), which was held to 37 percent shooting from the field (22-for-60) but made 25 of 34 free throws (74 percent).

Jones scored 28 points on 11-for-14 shooting for UMES (0-2). Bakari Copeland scored 11 points and had 12 rebounds, Logan McIntosh added 13 points and nine assists, and Dontae Caldwell had 10 points.

Navy 74, Washington College 47: Tim Abruzzo led all scorers with a career-high 21 points and the host Midshipmen shot 51 percent from the field in a victory over the Division III Shoremen.

Washington College avoided a loss — Division III programs cannot play official games until Tuesday — and was able to prepare for its season against a much taller Navy squad that outrebounded the Shoremen 44-17. Washington College's full-court press, however, was able to force 23 turnovers by Navy.

Nourse Fox made three 3-pointers and scored 13 points for the Mids (1-1), who were without starter Shawn Anderson, who sat out with a lower leg injury.

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Towson 67, George Mason 61: William Arnaud Adala Moto and Mike Morsell combined to score 43 points, and the visiting Tigers (1-0) used a late surge to beat the Patriots (0-1) on Saturday night.

George Mason held a 31-30 lead at halftime, but Eddie Keith II's jumper with 8:29 left gave Towson the lead for good, 47-46.

Women

UMBC 71, Gettysburg 51: Lakiah Sims scored 18points and Laura Castaldo added 14 to lead the host Retrievers (2-0) over the Division III Bullets.

UMBC outshot (40.5 percent to 33.3 percent) and outrebounded (49-37) Gettysburg and led by as many as 27 points in the third quarter.

Tyler Moore, who earned her first start, had nine points and four rebounds.

Cornell 58, Loyola Maryland 50: Nia Marshall scored 19 points and the host Big Red (2-0) closed the game on a 10-2 run to beat the Greyhounds (1-1).

Bri Betz-White had 20 points, while Lauren Daugherty had a game-high nine rebounds for Loyola.

Virginia 103, Coppin State 40: Five players scored in double figures and three finished with double-doubles to lift the host Cavaliers (2-0) over the Eagles (0-2).

Chance Graham had 13 points for Coppin State, which was held to 21 percent shooting (12 of 56) from the field.

No. 13 Tennessee 85, Navy 55: Alexa Middleton scored a career-high 21 points and the host Lady Volunteers (2-0) shot 12 of 14 from 3-point range to pull away from the Mids (0-2).

Ashanti Kennedy scored 16 points and Taylor Dunham added 14 for Navy.

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