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Led by Wade (St. Paul's), No. 19 Terps rally to beat No. 28 Arkansas in baseball, 13-6

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LaMonte Wade (St. Paul's) put @TerpsBaseball ahead in a big comeback win Sunday over Arkansas.

No. 19 Maryland rallied to score nine runs in the sixth inning and defeat No. 28 Arkansas, 13-6, in the final game of the South Alabama Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Terps (5-1) trailed 6-1 after five innings but exploded in the sixth, with nine runs on seven hits. Freshman Kevin Smith finished with a career-high three hits and made a number of fantastic defensive plays against the Razorbacks (5-2). After sophomore Brandon Lowe singled to tie the game at 6, junior LaMonte Wade (St. Paul's) put Maryland ahead with a two-run single. On Saturday, the Terps fell just short in a 7-6 loss to Central Florida in the South Alabama Tournament. Down 7-2 in the eighth inning, Maryland battled back to within 7-6 and had the tying run on third in the top of the ninth before suffering its first loss of the season.

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College basketball

Walker comes through in Loyola's triple-overtime win

Freshman guard Andre Walker made a game-tying layup at the end of double overtime and converted another with 6.9 seconds left in the decisive third extra period to lift host Loyola Maryland to an 80-78 triple-overtime victory over Colgate. He finished with a career-high 21 points, besting his previous high by three points. Walker played 50 of the game's 55 minutes and also had six rebounds and two steals. Loyola (11-16 overall, 7-9 Patriot League) is now 4-0 in overtime this season and 7-0 in coach G.G. Smith's two years at the school. Colgate (13-16, 10-6) had a 65-58 lead with 89 seconds left in regulation.

More Division I: Devin Martin scored 22 points, Michael Myers added 17, and UMES beat host South Carolina State, 68-56, on Saturday. The Hawks (16-13, 9-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) avenged a Jan. 19 overtime loss to the Bulldogs, clinching a winning record for the first time since the 1993-94 season. It was the Hawks' 10th road win of the season. South Carolina State (10-18, 7-6) was led by freshman guard Ed Stephens, who had 22 points on 7-for-8 shooting.

Women: UMBC used a 17-2 first-half run and had three players score in double figures as it defeated visiting Hartford, 53-51. Junior guard Capree Garner finished with a game-high 16 points for the Retrievers (9-17, 4-9 America East Conference). Hartford fell to 13-14, 7-6. … Shatia Cole's jumper with two seconds left in overtime lifted UNCWilmington (11-15, 7-8 Colonial Athletic Association) to a 73-71 win over Towson. The Tigers (10-18, 6-10) rallied from a five-point deficit with three minutes to play in regulation and took a 58-56 lead with 23 seconds to go. But Cole made a layup with five seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.

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Laurel Park cancels live program again

Laurel Park canceled its live program after the second race Sunday because of severe weather. The track also canceled its live program after the second race Saturday. Laurel remains open for simulcast wagering. Live racing resumes Friday with a 12:35 p.m. post time for the first race.

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