Loyola beaten in overtime; Towson sets marks for wins

The Baltimore Sun

Loyola's Siobhan Prior made a three-pointer as time expired in regulation to force overtime, but host Canisius made nine of 14 free throws in the extra period en route to a 59-56 win over the Greyhounds yesterday.

Vika Sholokhova inbounded the ball to Meghan Wood in the corner, and Wood handed the ball off to Prior. She dribbled down the right sideline and pulled up in front of Loyola's bench for the game-tying score.

Sholokhova led the Greyhounds (12-15, 7-10 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) with 16 points and nine rebounds. Meredith Tolley scored 10 points, and Tynisha Davis and Prior each added nine.

Towson 58, George Mason 53 -- The Tigers (18-8, 10-5 Colonial Athletic Association) set school marks for total wins and road wins (11) by defeating the Patriots (9-17, 3-12). Junior Alis Freeman and senior Holly Mahan combined to score 29 points with seven rebounds to lead Towson. Shanae Baker-Brice added 12 points, making all six of her free throws.

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