State hoops roundup (Feb. 6): Loyola men top Army in double OT, 100-99
From Sun staff and news services|
Feb 06, 2016 | 10:13 PM
Andre Walker scored a career-high 31 points, including the winning free throws with four seconds left, and Loyola Maryland defeated host Army West Point, 100-99, in double overtime Saturday.
Dylan Cox, whose 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left in regulation tied the game, made two free throws to give the Black Knights (3-11, 4-8 Patriot League) the lead with 12 seconds remaining in the second overtime. But he fouled Walker, who made both free throws.
Jarred Jones (John Carroll) matched a career high with 28 points for the Greyhounds (8-15, 7-5).
UMBC 83, Maine 79: Jairus Lyles scored a career-high 37 points, including eight in a row late in the game, and the visiting Retrievers (6-19, 2-8 America East) defeated the Black Bears (8-15, 4-6), ending a seven-game losing streak.
Lyles connected on 14 of 19 shots from the field, including three 3-pointers, for the third-most points in school history.
Wagner 72, Mount St. Mary's 51: Corey Henson scored 22 points and the host Seahawks (15-8, 8-4 Northeast Conference) pulled away from the Mountaineers (10-15, 7-5) in the second half to win.
Wagner led 37-33 at the half and scored nine of 12 points to start the second half to take a double-digit lead. Junior Robinson led the Mount with 14 points.
Morgan State 66, Savannah State 60, 3OT: The Bears (9-12, 7-2 MEAC) won their third in a row by outscoring the host Tigers 8-2 in the third overtime after surrendering a six-point lead in the fourth quarter.
Morgan State's Braennan Farrar led all scorers with 26 points and Tykyrah Williams had 23. Kenyata Hendrix had 21 points for Savannah State (6-15, 3-7).
South Carolina State 67, Coppin State 63: Ashleigh Outler scored 16 points to lead the host Bulldogs (9-11, 5-5 MEAC) over the Eagles (7-13, 4-4).
Keena Samuels scored 15 points for Coppin State, which led 35-34 at halftime but trailed the entire second half after Outler hit a 3-pointer to begin the third quarter.
Hampton 76, UMES 55: Malia Tate-DeFreitas scored 31 points to lead the Pirates (10-12, 8-1 MEAC) over the host Hawks (6-15, 4-5).
Navy 62, Colgate 58: Peri Curtis (17 points) scored the go-ahead basket on a layup for a 54-52 lead with 4:35 remaining and the visiting Mids (11-11, 5-6 Patriot) held on to beat the Raiders (4-17, 2-9).
Army West Point 52, Loyola Maryland 44: The Black Knights (19-2, 10-1 Patriot) outscored the host Greyhounds 33-22 in the second half after trailing by three points at halftime to win their ninth in a row.