GW men rout UMES; Towson rolls, 73-60

Maureece Rice led four double-digit scorers as host George Washington beat UMES, 79-56, last night in Washington.

The Colonials (6-1) have won 18 straight at home.


UMES (1-4) took the lead at the 14-minute mark of the first half before relinquishing it with five minutes to go. George Washington extended its four-point halftime lead to nine two minutes into the second half. The Colonials outscored the Hawks 46-27 in the second half.

Antonio McMillion finished with 19 points and Rob Diggs with 16 for UMES.


Towson 73, William and Mary 60 -- Gary Neal scored 26 and the visiting Tigers (5-3, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) held off a second-half surge by the Tribe (3-4, 0-1). Neal scored 15 of his points in the first half, when Towson closed with an 18-4 run to open a 42-25 lead at the break.

Villa Julie 79, Chestnut Hill 69 -- Steven Segears scored 23 and the visiting Mustangs (4-2, 2-0 North Eastern Athletic Conference) beat the Griffins (2-2). Villa Julie led by at least six in the second half. The Griffins' Isaac Greer led all scorers with 28.


St. Paul's 75, Bowie State 63 -- The host Lady Tigers (1-2, 1-1 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) stopped the Lady Bulldogs (4-1, 1-1), who had won four straight. Katrina Wright paced St. Paul's with 17 points in 19 minutes. Allyson Swailes had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Bowie State. St. Paul's led for most of the first half and by as many as 11 in the second.

Johns Hopkins 66, McDaniel 60 -- Julie Miller had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the visiting Blue Jays (4-2, 2-1 Centennial Conference) beat the Green Terror (4-2, 1-1).

Villa Julie 71, Chestnut Hill 49 -- Tanisha Foster (St. Frances) scored 16 points and Kim Hutchison added 15 to power the host Mustangs (4-3, 2-0 North Eastern Athletic Conference) past the Griffins (2-5, 1-1). Villa Julie had a 29-21 lead at the half.

Haverford 63, Washington College 59 -- The host Fords (2-4, 1-2 Centennial Conference) scored the first nine points of overtime to beat the Shorewomen (2-4, 0-3). Washington College's Jane O'Donnell hit a jumper with five seconds to go to send the game into overtime.