Towson men fall, 60-27, tie loss mark

The Towson men's basketball team tied the NCAA Division I mark for consecutive losses Wednesday night and entered itself in Drexel's record book in the process.

The Tigers were routed in Philadelphia, 60-27, as the Dragons set a school standard for the fewest points allowed in a game.


Towson (0-15, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association) tied Sacramento State's Division men's I record of 34 consecutive losses, set from 1997 to 1999. The Tigers will play at two-time defending CAA champion Old Dominion at 7p.m. Saturday.

The Tigers struggled to score from the opening tip. They shot just 21.6 percent for the game and committed 15 turnovers.

Preseason All-CAA first-team selection Samme Givens led the Dragons (9-5, 1-2) with 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting. Drexel dominated in rebounds 39-18.

Sophomore forward Marcus Damas, who had scored in double figures in seven of his previous eight games, led the Tigers with six points and a season-high three blocks.

Coppin State 83, Howard 77: Akeem Ellis scored 28 points and Tony Gallo added 23 as the visiting Eagles (6-9, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) won their conference opener against the Bison (4-12, 1-2).

Coppin State shot 87.9 percent from the line and went on an 11-0 run in the second half.

Hood 64, Johns Hopkins 60: The visiting Blazers (8-4) came back from a 14-point halftime deficit to capture the Blue Jay Invitational championship at Johns Hopkins.

Hood, led by Trey Quinn with 19 points, took the lead for good with 10 minutes left en route to winning its fourth straight game. Daniel Corbett had 15 points for the Blue Jays (7-3).

Rutgers Newark 91, City College (N.Y.) 71: Hector Hernandez had a game-high 25 points, and the Scarlet Raiders (8-5) shot 59 percent from the field to win the consolation game of the Blue Jay Invitational. The Beavers (1-12) have lost 11 straight.

Marymount 81, St. Mary's 63: Chris Hutchinson had 18 points, but the host Seahawks (9-3, 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference) fell to the Saints (3-8, 1-3)

Mary Washington 66, Salisbury 62: The Sea Gulls (8-3, 1-2 CAC) failed to protect their lead in the second half, and their three-game winning streak ended. Bradley Reister came off the bench to score a game-high 18 points for the Eagles (8-4, 3-0). Mike Maczko had 12 for Salisbury.

Wesley 75, Frostburg State 68: The Bobcats' DeSean Antoine had a game-high 25 points, but the visiting Wolverines (4-8, 2-1 CAC) used a 19-6 second-half run to pull away from Frostburg (6-7, 3-2).

Albany 53, UMBC 41: The host Great Danes (8-7, 2-0 America East) took control in the second period as Ebony Henry scored 10 straight points.

Brittany Crowell led the Retrievers (7-8, 1-1) with 15 points. Henry and Julie Forster each scored 15 for Albany.


Manhattan 61, Loyola 46: Katie Sheahin had her fourth career doubledouble (16 points, 10 rebounds) in a losing effort as the host Greyhounds (4-9, 0-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) fell to the Jaspers (8-6, 2-0).

Johns Hopkins 69, Chapman 65, OT: A jumper by Haley Bush with 45 seconds left broke the 15th tie in overtime, and Stephanie Fong went 2-for-2 from the line with 11 seconds left as the visiting Blue Jays (9-1) topped the Panthers (10-5).

Hopkins trailed 59-57, when Chantel Mattiola made two free throws with 25 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

Washington College 63, Franklin & Marshall 54: Meghan Tait (12 points) became Washington's all-time assists leader with 398 after recording five assists against the Diplomats (8-3, 5-1 Centennial). Latisha Pledger led the Shorewomen (7-4, 2-4) with 15 points.

Ursinus 68, McDaniel 54: The visiting Bears (5-6, 4-2 Centennial) went on a 20-5 run in the second half to win. Steph Perez had 16 points for the Green Terror (7-4, 4-3).

Mary Washington 70, Salisbury 37: The host Sea Gulls (5-5, 3-1 CAC) were held to 16 points in the first half and fell to the Eagles (11-0, 4-0). Mary Washington's Carole Dye led all scorers with 16 points, and Anna Hackett had 10 for Salisbury.

Frostburg State 62, Wesley 44: The host Bobcats (3-9, 1-3 CAC) shot 51.72 percent in the second half to end a four-game losing streak. Elaina Hummel had 16 points for Frostburg, which outscored the Wolverines (2-6, 1-1), 37-22, in the second half.

Stevenson 63, Hood 57: Dyana Prater scored 16points in a losing effort as the host Blazers (3-9, 0-5 CAC) fell to the Mustangs (5-6, 1-3).

Prater had a strong second half and added six rebounds and one assist. Jessica Talley added nine points for Hood. Stevenson was led by Daniela Poss, who scored 17 points, including 10 in the second half.

Longest D-I men's losing streaks

School Games Years
Towson342010-11, 2011-12
Sacramento St.341997-98, 1998-99
Centenary332009-10, 2010-11
Grambling St.331999-2000, 2000-01
Sacramento St.321993-94, 1994-95
Loyola312002-03, 2003-04

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