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DIVISION I COPPIN STATE (10-8) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Delaware State tomorrow (8 p.m.); HowarSaturday at Coppin Center.

* FASTBREAKS: The Eagles' six-game win streak and first-place standing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, where they are 6-1, will be on the line tomorrow in Dover . . . Their only MEAC loss a year ago came at Delaware State . . . Senior guard Reggie Isaac is averaging 24.9 points per game, and his three-year total is up to 1,674.

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LOYOLA (7-10) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Siena tonight (7:30, WCAO-AM 600) at ReitArena; at St. Peter's Friday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Greyhounds scored maybe their most significant victory in four years Saturday, beating Iona 66-65 in overtime . . . It snapped a 12-game losing streak against Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents . . . Tonight's game will be telecast on a delayed basis by Home Team Sports tomorrow at 10 p.m.

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ARYLAND (11-7) * WHAT'S AHEAD: American tomorrow night (7:30) at Cole FielHouse; at Georgia Tech Friday night.

* FASTBREAKS: Maryland topped the 100-point mark for the first time this season in Saturday's 104-100 victory over North Carolina State . . . Vince Broadnax had a career-high 24 points and kept N.C. State's Rodney Monroe under control in the second half . . . Matt Roe had his best overall game as a Terp with 29 points and 10 rebounds, and Kevin McLinton had 12 assists.

,MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (4-13) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Brooklyn College in Princess Anne tomorrowSouth Carolina State Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Hawks end a four-game homestand tomorrow looking to snap a three-game losing streak . . . After the Brooklyn College game, they don't play at home again until Feb. 16, and their last four home dates will be played at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury.

'MORGAN STATE (3-15) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Howard tonight (8); at St. Francis, N.Y.Wednesday.

* FASTBREAKS: Saturday's 79-63 win at UMES was the Golden Bears' third in their last four games and their first on the road . . . Center Marcus Sheffield, who missed the first five games because of academics, has averaged 13.3 points and 10 rebounds in the last three games.

&MOUNT; ST. MARY'S (6-12)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: at St. Francis, N.Y., Saturday.

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* FASTBREAKS: The injury-riddled Mountaineers have slipped to fifth place in the Northeast Conference, where they are 4-4 . . . In his first 34 seasons, Jim Phelan coached two losing teams, and if the Mount doesn't finish with a flourish, he'll get his second in three seasons in Division I.

NAVY (6-12) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Delaware tonight (7, WNAV-AM 1430) aHalsey Field House; at UNC-Wilmington Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Midshipmen snapped a five-game skid with a 94-82 win at American Saturday . . . They share last place in the Colonial Athletic Association with East Carolina . . . Senior guard Erik Harris is battling James Madison's Steve Hood for the CAA scoring title.

'TOWSON STATE (10-6) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Bucknell tonight (7:30, WCVT-FM 89.7)Delaware Wednesday at the Towson Center; at Rider Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: It's a big week for the Tigers, who tonight can make it six wins in a row for the first time since they entered Division I in 1979 . . . The defending champion Tigers are 6-0 in the East Coast Conference . . . Towson State last won at Rider in 1984 . . . Terry Truax got his 100th coaching win Saturday at UMBC.

UMBC (2-16)

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* WHAT'S AHEAD: at Drexel Wednesday; at Hofstra Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Retrievers are 0-11 on the road . . . Skip Saunders, a freshman from Woodbridge, Va., tied Larry Simmons' school record with seven three-pointers in Saturday's 83-68 loss to Towson State . . . Saunders has made 14 of his last 21 from long range . . . Senior forward Derrick Reid, who had been ill with circulatory problems, played for the first time since Dec. 15.

OTHERS

* FASTBREAKS: Johns Hopkins took over sole possession of first place in the Southeast Section of the Middle Atlantic Conference. The Blue Jays (12-6) are home against Ursinus Wednesday . . . Washington (5-12, 1-5) got its first MAC win and got out of the Southeast cellar . . . The Shoremen are at Western Maryland Thursday, and the Green Terrors (8-7) can smell their first winning record in six years . . . Allegany Community College is nationally ranked, with Corey Wallace, a sophomore guard from Meade, in a starring role.

WOMEN

* FASTBREAKS: Coppin State is 11-3 overall, and dominant locally, with wins over Loyola, Morgan State, Towson State and UMBC . . . Maryland (13-6, 6-1 in the ACC) pulled off an 81-80 upset win Saturday night over third-ranked North Carolina State. The Terps host second-ranked Penn State tomorrow at 5 p.m. . . . UMBC is 11-6, 5-0 in the East Coast Conference . . . Navy's Angie Dobbs, a junior forward from Perry Hall, can get her 1,000th point tonight at Marymount . . . Streaking Johns Hopkins will try to strengthen its MAC prospects at Western Maryland Saturday.


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