Loyola men end 28-game road skid, 74-63


Freshman guard Lucious Jordan had 23 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and five steals as the Loyola men's basketball team ended a 28-game road losing streak with a 74-63 win over Fairleigh Dickinson last night in Hackensack, N.J.

Loyola (1-2) led by just two points with eight minutes left in the second half before building a 13-point advantage and putting away the Knights (0-5).

Donovan Thomas had 19 points and nine rebounds off the bench for Loyola, and B.J. Davis added 12 points.

Loyola held FDU to 34 percent shooting, including 27 percent in the second half.

UMES 65, Eastern Michigan 61: Thomas Trotter scored 18 points to help the Hawks (2-3) stop a late run to beat the Eagles (1-3).

The Hawks never trailed after a three-pointer by Trotter made it 10-7, and increased their lead to 57-44 midway through the second half before the Eagles scored 10 straight points and held the Hawks scoreless for 7:11.

Joshua Hickman stopped the drought with a three-pointer with 3:01 left to make it 61-57.

Hickman finished with 17 points, including 4-for-8 on three-pointers. He also led UMES with nine rebounds.

Bridgewater 87, Villa Julie 72: Kyle Williford scored 24 points to lead the visiting Eagles (2-1) over the Mustangs (2-2).

Chad Gibson (Lansdowne) scored 16 points and Brian Hubbard (Archbishop Curley) added 14 for Villa Julie.

College of New Jersey 89, Western Maryland 57: Alan Hoyt scored 20 points for the visiting Green Terror (2-1), but it was not enough to prevent Western Maryland's first loss of the season.

Chowan 74, Frostburg State 73: Pierre Bowery's 26 points came in a losing effort for the visiting Bobcats, as five Braves scored in double figures.

Mary Washington 79, Washington College 63: The Shoremen fell to 1-3 with a loss to the host Eagles.

Washington College was led by Colin Camacho, who came off the bench to score 15 points.


Eastern Michigan 63, Coppin State 56: The Eagles (1-2) lost a six-point halftime lead and were beaten at the Coppin Center.

Eastern Michigan (3-0) was led by guard Dru Bishop, who shot 6-for-12 from the field and scored 15 points.

Forward LaKesha Wills led Coppin State with 14 points.

Johns Hopkins 73, Marymount 49: Junior guard Ashley Shepler scored 12 points and added a career-high nine assists to pace the 25th-ranked Blue Jays (5-0) over the 17th-ranked Saints (3-2).

Shepler made three of seven three-point shots and had five rebounds. Junior center Kathy Darling and sophomore guard Maureen Myers joined Shepler in double figures with 18 and 13 points, respectively.

Catholic 81, Washington College 63: The Shorewomen (2-2) trailed by 21 points at halftime and never recovered, falling to the host Cardinals (2-1) in a nonconference game.

Claire Flatley scored 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting to lead Catholic.

Sophomore guard Yianna Patronas led Washington College with 15 points and five assists.

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