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Kyle Wilson

Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: CNU men, women sweep St. Mary's; Williamsburg's Hornsby sparks LSU past Ole Miss

Men: Christopher Newport (11-3, 6-1) ended its six-game losing streak to St. Mary’s (Md.), beating the Seahawks 66-58 Wednesday night at Freeman Center despite a shaky offensive start to stay in the thick of the Capital Athletic Conference race. The Captains extended their winning streak to six and are tied with Marymount -- their opponent at 4 p.m. Saturday in Arlington -- atop the conference. St. Mary's (8-4, 5-2) fell a game behind despite Tanner Brooks' 14 points and 11 rebounds. Marcus Carter had 18 points and 12 rebounds for CNU, whose biggest lead was the final score, while Tim Daly had 13 points and 11 rebounds. "That was just a heavyweight fight with two...