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Brown, UMBC edge St. Francis, N.Y.; State women


Kim Brown's running jump shot with 4.2 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 16-point deficit as UMBC beat host St. Francis, N.Y., 58-56 last night in the Northeast Conference.

The Retrievers (11-12, 9-8) trailed 39-23 with 14: 36 left in the second half when they went on a 26-8 run to take a 49-47 lead.

The lead changed hands six times before redshirt freshman Jazmine Rhodes of the Terriers (8-14, 7-9) made the second of two free-throw attempts with 12 seconds left to tie the score at 56, setting up Brown's heroics.

Monica Logan, the nation's leading rebounder, scored 16 and had 10 rebounds for UMBC.

Loyola 68, Siena 60: Jina Mosley (23) and Jennifer Bongard (21) combined for 44 points on 20-for-28 shooting to help the host Greyhounds (17-6, 10-5) beat the Saints (16-7, 13-2) in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Mosley -- who moved within three points of becoming the school's 12th 1,000-point scorer -- shot 11-for-15 from the field.

Elizabethtown 68, Western Maryland 49: Carmen Chiles scored 12 straight points late in the first half as the Blue Jays (19-2) took command and rolled to a 68-49 nonleague win over the visiting Green Terror (17-5).

Western Maryland forward Kathi Snyder scored 28, becoming the third-leading scorer in school history with 1,317 points.

Pub Date: 2/12/99

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