UMBC falls to Wichita State, 77-68

The Baltimore Sun

Brian Hodges and Jay Greene combined for 45 points but a late rally fell short as the UMBC men's basketball team lost to host Wichita State, 77-68, last night.

Freshman J.T. Durley scored a career-high 17 points to pace the Shockers (5-2).

Hodges (25 points) hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 21 with 8:50 to go in the first half. That was the closest the Retrievers (6-2) got. Wichita State built a 43-28 lead at the half on 50 percent shooting from the field. The Shockers led by as many as 18 points in the second half.


McDaniel 61, Dickinson 58 -- Courtney Gogolinski (Chesapeake-AA) scored the final five of her eight points in the last 40 seconds to lift the Green Terror (3-3, 2-1 Centennial Conference) over the Red Devils (4-3, 3-1). Robbin Gregg reached double figures for the sixth time this season, scoring a game-high 17 points for McDaniel.

Gettysburg 68, Johns Hopkins 38 -- The Bullets (4-3, 3-1 Centennial Conference), led by Courtney Fields' 14 points, opened up a 25-point lead at the half. Lyndsay Burton had eight points for the visiting Blue Jays (2-4, 1-2).

Washington College 67, Haverford 49 -- Jane O'Donnell scored 19 of her game-high 22 points in the first half as the visiting Shorewomen (3-2, 1-2 Centennial) beat the Fords (1-5, 0-3). Washington College jumped out to a 15-7 lead in the opening 7:32 as O'Donnell scored eight points to spur the early lead. The Fords scored the next seven points to close to within 15-14 with 9:01 left in the first half on a basket by Sara Cram. Washington answered with a 10-1 run to take a 25-15 lead with 4:53 left in the first on a three-point goal by O'Donnell. After Haverford cut the lead to 29-23 on back-to-back triples, the Shorewomen scored four of the final six points to take a 33-25 lead at halftime.

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