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Navy takes control early, eases past Wofford, 79-64 Chris Williams scores 19 for Mids; Mount wins, 74-67; State


Chris Williams scored 19 points, Reggie Skipworth added 14, and Robert Reeder had 13 points and nine rebounds yesterday to lead visiting Navy to a convincing 79-64 win over Wofford in a non-conference men's basketball game.

The Midshipmen (5-1) jumped to a 39-20 halftime lead, thanks in part to poor shooting by the Terriers, who were just 5-for-27 (18.5 percent) from the field in the first half. Wofford shot only 34.5 percent for the game, while Navy shot 51.9 percent.

Mount St. Mary's 74, Bucknell 67: Gregory Harris scored 29 points, including five three-pointers, as the Mountaineers (2-3) ended a three-game losing streak with a close win over the host Bison (3-5).

The Mountaineers trailed 4-0 early in the game, but a Harris three-pointer and a Tony Hayden layup gave them a 5-4 advantage. They never relinquished the lead.

Kutztown 69, Bowie 64: DaVonn Harp scored 18 and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Golden Bears (5-1) over the host Bulldogs (1-7).

Ursinus 83, W. Maryland 80: Richard Barrett had 34 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bears (5-2, 2-0) stave off a furious comeback by the Green Terror (2-3, 0-1) in the Centennial Conference.

Catholic 81, St. Mary's 63: The Cardinals (5-1, 2-0) routed the visiting Seahawks (1-4, 1-1) for their 16th straight regular-season CAC win behind Dan Harrington's 18 points and seven rebounds.

Washington College 78, Dickinson 64: Junior guard Steve DeVore led all scorers and rebounders with 23 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help the host Shoremen (4-2, 1-0) get past the Red Devils (1-4, 0-2).


St. Francis, Pa. 52, UMBC 34: Junior forward Jess Zinobile scored a game-high 18 points and sophomore guard Beth Barnabei added a career-high 16 to help the Red Flash (1-5, 1-1) end a six-game losing streak with a win over the host Retrievers (2-4, 0-1) in a Northeast Conference game.

Hofstra 77, Towson 69: Junior guard Denee Rivera had 19 points, eight steals and eight assists as the Flying Dutchmen (2-3, 0-1) ended a six-game losing streak to the host Tigers (4-2, 0-1) in the America East opener for both teams.

The Tigers got 14 points and six rebounds from Shniece Perry.

Elizabethtown 76, Goucher 55: Shauntae Stanbil's 15 points as the host Blue Jays (5-1) cruised to a win over the Gophers (1-4) in the championship of the Blue Jay Classic.

Salisbury State 89, Newport News 78: Lisa Neylan, Elisabeth Barfuss and Amy Cooke combined for 45 points and 23 rebounds to help the host Sea Gulls (5-1) beat the Builders (4-2) in the championship of the Optimist Classic.

Washington College 65, Villa Julie 56: Allyson Britton scored 18 points to lead the Shoremen (4-2) over the host Mustangs (0-5).

Pub Date: 12/06/98

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