College Basketball

State hoops roundup (Nov. 11): UMBC men tie team record with 17 3-pointers in rout

Jairus Lyles scored 18 points and the host Retrievers tied a school record with 17 3-pointers in a 92-61 win over the Blazers (0-1) in coach Ryan Odom's debut Friday night.

Will Darley (Dulaney) and Ben Grace (Gilman) each had four 3-pointers as Darley scored 14 points and Grace and Joe Sherburne added 12 apiece for UMBC (1-0). Arkel Lamar had 11 points and Joel Wincowski scored a career-high 10.


Leading 8-7, the Retrievers scored 18 consecutive points for a 26-7 advantage with 11:17 to play in the first half. UMBC shot 56 percent in the first half (19 of 34) with 10 3-pointers, opening a 48-17 lead.

UMBC last hit 17 3-pointers Dec. 29, 2007, in a 92-83 loss at Ohio State.


Both teams shot better than 50 percent in the second half, scoring 44 points apiece.

Lyles converted 8-of-14 shots from the floor and added four assists and four rebounds.

UMBC outrebounded Hood, 44-17, including a 23-6 margin on the offensive glass. Nolan Gerrity led all Retrievers and set a career high with 11 rebounds.

Duquesne 65, Loyola Maryland 60: Andre Walker and Jarred Jones (John Carroll) each scored 21 points, but the Greyhounds (0-1) fell to the host Dukes (1-0).

Duquesne's Tarin Smith had a team-high 13 points for Duquesne, which had nine players score.

No. 20 West Virginia 87, Mount St. Mary's 59: Nathan Adrian scored 13 points to lead host West Virginia (1-0) to a victory over Mount St. Mary's (0-1).

West Virginia lead by as many as 21 points and showed off its depth as 11 players played at least 10 minutes.

Greg Alexander led Mount St. Mary's with 15points.


George Washington 75, UMES 71: Tyler Cavanaugh scored a game-high 24 points to lead the host Colonials (1-0) over the Hawks (0-1).

Bakari Copeland scored 21 points, Ryan Andino had 11 and Thomas Rivera added 10 for UMES.

Hofstra 74, Coppin State 72: Eli Pemberton scored 20 points off the bench, and the host Pride (1-0) outscored the Eagles 46-36 in the second half to win the season opener for both teams.

Joshua Treadwell scored a team-high 25 points for Coppin State (0-1) on 7-for-14 shooting, including 5-for-9 from 3-point range. Dejuan Clayton added 11 points off the bench for the Eagles, who had 10 players score.

Houston 93, Morgan State 52: Rob Gray Jr. scored 22 points and Devin Davis added 19 to lift the host Cougars (1-0) over the Bears (0-1).

Houston held the Bears to 30-percent shooting from the field, including 3-for-16 from beyond the arc.


Tiwian Kendley had 18 points and Phillip Carr added 16 for Morgan State.


Towson 90, Massachusetts Lowell 56: Raven Bankston and Sianni Martin combined for 51 points to lead the host Tigers to victory in the season opener for both squads.

The 90 points scored were Towson's most since the 2003-04 team had 92 points in a win over UMES.

Loyola Maryland 74, Lipscomb 30: Senior guard Lisa Mirarchi matched her career high with 17 points as the host Greyhounds won the season opener for both teams.

The 44-point margin of victory marked the largest in coach Joe Logan's head coaching career (since 2005-2006). It was also Loyola's second-largest margin of victory in a season opener. In 1988, Loyola started the year with a 94-30 win over Columbia Union College.

Wake Forest 75, Navy 65: Justice Swett scored 12 points for the Midshipmen (0-1) in the loss to the host Demon Deacons (1-0).


UMES 75, Cheyney 38: Keyera Eaton scored 19 points off the bench to lead the host Hawks (1-0) to a 75-38 victory over the Division II Wolves (0-1).