Digest (Feb. 28): William & Mary slips past Towson in men's basketball

Nathan Knight went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line with 12 seconds left and visiting William & Mary (13-16, 9-8 Colonial Athletic Association) hung on to win 67-65 over Towson (10-20, 6-11) on Thursday night. Brian Fobbs had a game-high 22 points for Towson. ... Malik Jefferson had 16 points, but host Mount St. Mary's (8-22, 5-12 Northeast Conference) fell 65-59 to Fairleigh Dickinson (16-13, 11-6). FDU made a pair of 3-pointers in the closing minutes to win.

Women: No. 6 seed Elizabeth City (16-15) edged No. 2 seed Bowie State (24-14) in the final seconds for a 59-56 victory Thursday afternoon during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament.


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Mount Pleasant hostingBMGC winter scramble


Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, also known as Baltimore's Classic Five, will host the fourth and final in its series of scramble golf outings this winter, the Superintendent's Revenge Scramble on Saturday at Mount Pleasant Golf Course. The Superintendent's Revenge Scramble will be an 18-Hole, four-person team scramble event featuring a 9 a.m. shotgun start. In scramble format, all players tee off and then choose to play their next shots from the location of the team's best shot. Registration for the Superintendent's Revenge Scramble outing is open and space is limited to the first 30 teams. A $240 per team price includes green fees, carts, breakfast, lunch and prizes. To register online or for more information, go to

Varsity boys basketball: Chase Paar scored 14 points to lead Glenelg Country (19-9) to a 44-38 overtime victory over No. 15 McDonogh (18-10) in a Maryland Private Schools tournament at Gilman. Paar got a steal and a dunk with two seconds left to send the game into overtime. The Dragons will face the host Greyhounds (9-18) in tonight's championship at 7 p.m. In case of bad weather and school closings, the game will be moved to Saturday at 7 p.m.

Varsity girls basketball: Angel Reese scored a game-high17 points to lead No. 1 St. Frances (23-3) to a 53-44 victory over Elizabeth Seton (14-15) in the opening round of the Bishop Walsh Invitational. The defending champion Panthers face New Hope, a 109-23 winner over the host Spartans, today at 5:45 p.m. ... Jayla Oden scored a game-high 25 points, but No. 3 McDonogh (20-7) lost 68-48 to Riverdale Baptist (32-5) at the Bishop Walsh Invitational. The Crusaders took a 30-13 lead in the first quarter and rolled.

National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit signed forward/defender Paige Nielsen, who has played professionally in the NWSL and abroad in Australia and South Korea.

From Sun staff and news services