State men: Towson tops Georgia State in OT

The Towson men's basketball team had four players in double figures and outscored host Georgia State 13-5 in overtime to win, 90-82, on Saturday.

Rafriel Guthrie had 23 points, Jerome Hairston had 17 and Marcus Damas and Bilal Dixon each had 14 for the Tigers (14-12, 9-4 Colonial Athletic Association).


Towson is 5-1 in CAA road games and has 10 road victories this season, the program's most since 1993-94.

Manny Atkins had 26 points and Devonta White had 22 for Georgia State, which fell to 12-14, 7-6.


Atkins scored with seven seconds left to make the score 76-75, and White made one of two free throws with one second left to send the game into overtime.

Mount St. Mary's 69, Saint Francis (Pa.) 58: Freshman Shivaughn Wiggins scored a career-high 22 points to lead the visiting Mount (10-13, 5-7 Northeast Conference) past the Red Flash (2-21, 2-10).

Mount St. Mary's, which led by 14 at the half, stretched the margin to 57-36 with 10:28 left after four straight points by senior Raven Barber. Saint Francis scored the next 12 points to make the score 57-48 with 8:08 left in the game.

The Mount sealed the win with an 8-0 run that pushed the advantage to 65-48 with 5:06 left. Julian Norfleet hit a pair of free throws to start the run, which was capped by four free throws by Wiggins and a basket by Norfleet.

Vermont 67, UMBC 55: The visiting Catamounts (16-7, 9-2 America East) raced to a 19-point lead and stifled the Retrievers (6-18, 4-7).

Clancy Rugg led the Catamounts (16-7, 9-2 America East) with 18 points. Brian Neller and Joey Getz each scored 12 for UMBC.

Lafayette 70, Navy 47: After a slow start, the visiting Leopards (12-13, 5-3 Patriot League) got hot from the field, building a 15-point halftime lead.

Joey Ptasinski, who made four of five 3-pointers and scored 15 points, led the Leopards, who shot 52 percent (24-for-46) from the field and 8-for-16 from behind the arc.


Dan Trist scored 13 points for Lafay-ette, and Seth Heinrichs had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Worth Smith's 13 points led the Midshipmen (7-17, 1-7), who shot 37percent from the field (19-for-51).

Howard 63, UMES 44: The visiting Hawks (1-18, 1-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led for just 26 seconds.

Lincoln 60, Bowie State 59, OT: Derrick Washington made a layup and a free throw with 1.8seconds left in overtime for the host Lions (13-9, 6-6 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association).

Najee White had 14 points for the Bulldogs (9-12, 5-7).

Ursinus 58, Johns Hopkins 50: In a battle of the halves, the host Bears (9-14, 7-9 Centennial Conference) won the second half and the game.


The loss ended a six-game Johns Hopkins winning streak. The Blue Jays (15-8, 11-5) had clinched a playoff berth with Wednesday's 70-60 victory over McDaniel.

Muhlenberg 83, McDaniel 82: Malique Killing (28 points) went 4-for-6 from the free-throw line in the closing two minutes, including the go-ahead foul shot for a 79-78 lead with 1:43 left, as the visiting Mules (14-9, 10-6 Centennial) earned a playoff berth.

McDaniel's Tyler Rudd (Glen Burnie) went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line in the final six seconds for the final margin. Andrew Merlo had 18 points and Rudd 17 for the Green Terror (12-11, 6-10).

Washington College 72, Gettysburg 57: Stephen Poarch scored 18 points and the host Shoremen (4-19, 4-12 Centennial) shot a season-high 53 percent from the field.

Salisbury 71, Frostburg State 70, OT: Travon Vann missed a layup, got his rebound and converted the put-back as time expired and the visiting Sea Gulls (16-7, 7-3 Capital Athletic Conference) won in overtime.

The Bobcats' Christian Jackson, who had a game-high 36 points, converted two free throws with 12 seconds left to tie the score at 61 and force overtime. Forstburg State (8-15, 2-8) led the entire first half.


Hood 69, Elizabethtown 52: Cameron Cook (Calvert Hall) scored a game-high 25 points and the host Blazers (14-9, 8-8 Commonwealth Conference) tied for the final playoff spot with two games left. Hood is at Alvernia on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and closes out the regular season Saturday hosting Lycoming at 3 p.m.

Goucher 61, Drew 57: Julian Livingston scored 15 points and the visiting Gophers (6-16, 4-8 Landmark Conference) overcame a 14-point deficit to keep their playoff hopes alive.

St. Mary's 74, Marymount 64: Nick LaGuerre (Lansdowne) had 16 points and the visiting Seahawks (21-2, 9-1 CAC) extended their winning streak to seven games.

Stevenson 82, Albright 81: Christian Roberts had 33 points to power the visiting Mustangs (15-8, 8-8 Middle Atlantic Conference) past the Lions (18-5, 11-5).