College hoops roundup: UMBC men top Mount St. Mary's, 78-70
By From Sun staff reports
Dec 07, 2016 | 11:49 PM
Joe Sherburne scored a career-high 28 points and UMBC beat host Mount St. Mary's, 78-70, on Wednesday night.
Sherburne shot 9-for-12 from the field and made six 3-point attempts and four shots from the line. Jairus Lyles added 24 points for the Retrievers (7-1), who have won three straight since their lone loss, 78-66, against Navy on Nov. 23.
Elijah Long (John Carroll) had 17 points to lead Mount St. Mary's (1-9). Mawdo Sallah added 10 points and 15 rebounds.
The Mountaineers led by one point at halftime. UMBC opened the second half on a 24-5 run and led 52-34 with about 12 minutes left. Sherburne scored 12 points on four 3-pointers and Lyles had six points during the stretch. Mount St. Mary's pulled within 76-70 with 16 seconds left but didn't get closer
Akron 87, Coppin State 63: Jimond Ivey had 20 points, five rebounds and five assists, Josh Williams hit four 3-pointers and scored 15 points, and the host Zips (7-2) beat the Eagles (0-11).
Morgan State 69, UMBC 61: Braennan Farrar scored 22 points to lead the Bears (2-6) past the host Retrievers (2-6).
Laura Castaldo had 22 points for UMBC. Morgan State went on a 24-11 run in the third quarter.
Delaware 47, Loyola Maryland 45: Lauren Daugherty (seven points) pulled the visiting Greyhounds (3-5) within 44-42 with 18 seconds to go before the Blue Hens (6-3) made three straight free throws to secure the win.
Bri Betz-White scored in double figures for the seventh time in eight games, leading Loyola with 15 points.
Syracuse 76, Coppin State 30: The host Orange (7-3) shot 40 percent from the field, including 11 3-pointers, and extended their lead to 50 points with 2:44 left in the third quarter.