State basketballl roundup (Nov. 16): Joe Sherburne's 3s carry UMBC in OT
From Sun staff and wire services|
Nov 16, 2018 at 10:44 PM
Joe Sherburne made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and UMBC beat Air Force, 77-72, in double overtime on Friday in the Bimini Jam in the Bahamas in men's college basketball.
Brandon Horvath's 3-pointer with 1:35 left in the second overtime gave the Retrievers a 71-69 lead and Max Curran scored on their next possession as Air Force went scoreless for nearly two minutes until Lavelle Scottie's 3-pointer with 22 seconds left.
K.J. Jackson went 1-of-2 at the line, Air Force was off on a 3-pointer and Curran iced it with a dunk.
At the end of the first overtime, Ryan Swan was fouled shooting with 11.2 seconds left and made 1 of 2 free throws to tie it. UMBC's potential winning shot was an air ball.
Sid Tomes made a pair of free throws to tie it late in regulation and UMBC went scoreless over the last minute to go to overtime.
Tomes scored a career-high 20 points for Air Force (1-2), and Swan had 17 points and eight rebounds. Tomes had three of Air Force's five 3-pointers. Curran had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Arkel Lamar added 10 and 11 for UMBC (3-1).
Jackson and Horvath (Southern) each scored 11 points.
The Retrievers will face High Point, a 60-56 winner over South Dakota, tonight at 8:30 p.m.
No. 4 Virginia 97, Coppin State 40: De'Andre Hunter scored 20 points, and the host Cavaliers (3-0) opened with a 21-5 run and beat the Eagles (0-4).
Hunter was outscoring Coppin State for most of the first half after hitting two early 3-pointers for Virginia.
A 3-pointer by Ibn Williams with 6:10 left in the half finally gave the Eagles more points than the sophomore forward (13-11), but Coppin State trailed 26-13.
Ibn Williams and Lamar Morgan led the Eagles with six points each. Coppin State trailed 45-17 at halftime and 63-20 after a 15-0 run by Virginia in the second half.
Temple 81, Loyola Maryland 67: Shizz Alston Jr. made 4 of 7 from 3-point range and had 18 points and three blocks to help the host Owls (4-0) beat the Greyhounds (1-3).
Quinton Rose added 16 points, six rebounds and six assists, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 16 and Ernest Aflakpui 10. Temple built a 16-0 lead in the first 31/2 minutes and mostly kept the lead in double digits the rest of the way.
Brent Holcombe had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Andrew Kostecka added 14 points for Loyola.