Harris has 17 as Navy holds off Army, 59-54

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Chris Harris scored 17 points and was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the final 1:17 to help host Navy beat Army, 59-54, yesterday.

Trailing for most of the second half, Army trimmed the margin to 51-49 on John Moonshower's three-pointer with 1:31 to play. Harris responded with a pair of free throws for Navy. After Army's Marcus Nelson hit a layup to pull back within two, Harris hit two more foul shots with 12 seconds left to seal the win.

Moonshower's three-pointer at the buzzer provided the final margin.

Kaleo Kina scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Navy (18-9, 7-5 Patriot League), which avenged a 76-71 loss at Army on Jan. 25.

Cleveland Richard led Army (8-18, 4-8) with 14 points, and Moonshower added 12.

Army led 17-15 at halftime after a first half in which both teams hit just six shots apiece from the field.

Washington College 63, Johns Hopkins 57: : Tim Kohlrus had a game-high 24 points to power the host Shoremen (12-13, 9-9 Centennial) past the Blue Jays (12-13, 7-11).

Each team led by five at times in the first half, but the Shoremen took a 23-22 advantage into the break. Washington College recorded the most wins in the past two seasons' totals combined. They also completed a sweep of Hopkins, the first since the 1987-88 season.

Mount St. Mary's 93, Saint Francis (Pa.) 63: : Jeremy Goode scored 21 points to lead the host Mount (17-11, 12-5 Northeast) past the Red Flash (5-22, 2-14).

Jean Cajou finished with 19 for Mount St. Mary's, and Kelly Beidler added 18.

Mount St. Mary's used a 10-2 run in the first half to take a 37-21 lead with 8:59 left. At halftime, the Mountaineers led 49-34.

In the second half, Mount St. Mary's went on a 16-3 run to hold the Red Flash scoreless for almost six minutes. Lamar Trice's layup with 6:50 remaining made the score 82-51.

Florida A&M; 78, UMES 62: : Lamar Twitty scored 18 points to lift the host Rattlers (7-18, 5-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) over the Hawks (7-19, 3-10).

Dale Hughes added 15 points for the Rattlers, who broke an eight-game losing streak that began against Hawks on Jan. 24.

UMES has lost seven of its past eight games.

Frostburg State 67, La Roche 56: : Keith Hazel led a trio of double-digit scorers with 12 points as the visiting Bobcats (12-5) beat the Redhawks (10-7). Frostburg led by as many as 16 points in the second half. Steve Lucas had 14 for the Redhawks.

Mary Washington 77, Stevenson 56: : The host Eagles (13-11, 10-6 Capital) - led by Brandon Altman with 14 points - built a 43-30 halftime lead against the Mustangs (6-19, 5-11). Stevenson's Greg Woody led all scorers with 17 points.

Salisbury 75, Hood 73: : Chris McGrew made two free-throws with 0.1 of a second left to lift the host Sea Gulls (11-14, 8-8 Capital Athletic) over the Blazers (9-16, 6-10).

The Burtonsville resident collected an offensive rebound with just a few seconds on the clock and went up for a offensive put-back when he was fouled by a Hood player. After McGrew made the free throws, Hood's desperation three fell short as time expired.

Fifth-ranked Salisbury will face host Marymount on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the opening round of the conference tournament.

St. Mary's 79, Wesley 73: : Alex Franz had 23 points to lead the host Seahawks (21-4, 14-2) past the Wolverines (16-9, 12-4). The win secured a top seed for St. Mary's in the Capital Athletic tournament. After the first-round bye, St. Mary's will host a semifinal game Thursday.

Women

Mary Washington 60, Stevenson 26:: The Mustangs (6-18, 4-11) shot just 17 percent for the game and were 1-for-20 from the field in the second half as the host Eagles (19-5, 11-4) cruised past Stevenson. The Eagles' Ashley Warhurst led all scorers with 13 points.

Frostburg State 64, La Roche 57:: Brittany James scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the visiting Bobcats (12-5) defeated the Lady Redhawks (10-7). Melissa Natcher led the Lady Redhawks with 23 points, while Jamie Morningstar scored 17 points for the Bobcats.

Howard 58, Morgan State 54:: Zykia Brown scored 14 of her team-high 19 points in the second half as the Bison (6-19, 5-7) defeated the host Bears (16-10, 8-5). The teams were tied at 30 entering the second half.

Salisbury 71, Hood 63: : Katharine Curran scored a game-high 31 points to power the host Sea Gulls (9-16, 9-7 Capital) past the Blazers (4-21, 2-14). Jen Willison had 22 points for Hood. Salisbury led by seven at half before Hood played near even in the second half.

Washington College 66, Johns Hopkins 55: : Jane O'Donnell (16 points) scored her 1,000th career point as the host Shorewomen (11-14, 6-12 Centennial) beat the Blue Jays (13-12, 11-7) for the first time. Johns Hopkins won the previous 21 meetings.

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