Towson can't catch W&M; in 74-68 loss

Adam Hess scored 21 points and Corey Cofield had 18 points and 11 rebounds as William and Mary held on to beat visiting Towson, 74-68, last night.

The Tribe (7-18, 4-12 Colonial Athletic Association) led 31-22 at halftime and by as many as 18 points in the second half until Towson made a late run.


The Tigers (6-18, 3-12) used a 16-4 surge in a span of less than four minutes to get within 66-60 with 2:08 left, but Hess hit two free throws and Nick D'Antonio sank one for the Tribe. The Tigers got no closer than five the rest of the way.

Cofield also had four assists. Hess had seven rebounds.


William and Mary outscored Towson from the free-throw line, 23-9. Towson was 9-for-18.

Mike Green led the Tigers with 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and Jamaal Gilchrist scored 13. The Tigers were outrebounded, 39-27, and had eight shots blocked.

Johns Hopkins 60, Gettysburg 57: In a game that featured five ties and 10 lead changes, the Blue Jays (15-7, 11-5 Centennial Conference) edged the host Bullets (13-10, 9-7).

Matt Righter led a foursome of double-digit scorers for Hopkins with 15 points. Gettysburg's David Glaser led all scorers with 20 points.

Franklin & Marshall 86, McDaniel 49: Duran Searles scored 28 points to power the host Diplomats (20-3, 15-1 Centennial) past the Green Terror (6-18, 3-13) in Lancaster, Pa.

Franklin & Marshall shot 52.9 percent from the field in the first half to take a 44-22 lead at the break.

Chris Rutland led McDaniel with 15 points.

Mary Washington 82, Goucher 60: Ian Sumers led all scorers with 31 points as the host Eagles (17-7, 11-2 Capital Athletic Conference) downed the Gophers (12-11, 6-7) in Fredericksburg, Va.


Jon Hurd added 19 points for Mary Washington. Pierre Jones led Goucher with 21.

St. Mary's 68, Gallaudet 54: The visiting Seahawks (8-14, 6-7 CAC) shot nearly 58 percent from the field in beating the Bison (7-17, 1-12).

Gallaudet made just one of 21 shots to start the game, but took the lead in the second half. St. Mary's responded with a 14-3 run to build a double-digit lead and went 6-for-6 from the foul line in the final two minutes to preserve the win.

Marymount 70, Salisbury 57: The host Saints (7-6, 9-15 CAC) won their third game in row in Arlington, Va.

Justin Rice and Sean Whittaker had 12 for the Sea Gulls (6-16, 3-10) and Carlton Phelps and Ed Carrai each finished with 13 for Marymount.

Frostburg State 74, Penn State-Altoona 70: Dan Ryley and Ryan Grabill combined for 46 points and 24 rebounds for the host Bobcats (12-12, 5-6 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference).



Goucher 61, Mary Washington 57: Stephanie Tolbert scored a game-high 23 points to lead the visiting Gophers (14-8, 8-5) past the Eagles (11-12, 7-6) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Kate Guggino added 13 points and 14 rebounds for Goucher.

Frostburg State 77, Penn State-Altoona 54: Tracie George and Tracey Little scored 19 points apiece as the Bobcats (14-10, 5-6) beat the visiting Cougars (4-17, 3-8) in an Allegheny Mountain Conference game.

Immaculata 76, Villa Julie 34: The Mustangs (3-20) converted just 12 of 55 field goals and committed 24 turnovers in a loss to the host Mighty Macs (6-9) in a nonconference game.

Johns Hopkins 76, Gettysburg 57: Maureen Myers scored 15 of her game-high 18 points in the second half to erase a 10-point deficit and lift the Blue Jays (20-2, 15-1) over the host Bullets (10-13, 7-9) in a Centennial Conference game.


Swarthmore 59, Washington College 47: The host Shorewomen (7-16, 3-13) scored just 15 first-half points in a loss to the Garnet Tide (14-9, 9-7) in a Centennial Conference game.

St. Mary's 79, Gallaudet 50: Katie Greenberg scored a game-best 19 points and Amanda Polidoro added 16 to lead the Seahawks (5-18, 3-10) over the Bison (2-22, 0-13) in a Capital Athletic Conference game.

Salisbury 75, Marymount 66: Christen Barney scored a game-high 23 points as the Sea Gulls (13-11, 7-6 CAC) beat the host Saints (20-4, 10-3).

McDaniel 78, Franklin & Marshall 61: Toby McIntire had a team-high 16 points to lead the Green Terror (20-3, 16-1 Centennial) over the host Diplomats (11-10, 11-5).