State college basketball: Walker's late basket gives Loyola 51-50 win over Lehigh
From Sun news services|
Jan 07, 2016 | 3:00 AM
Andre Walker scored 18 points, including the game-winning layup with four seconds left, and host Loyola Maryland beat Lehigh, 51-50, Wednesday night.
With Lehigh (3-11, 1-2 Patriot League) leading 50-49, the Mountain Hawks' Tim Kempton pulled down a defensive rebound and was fouled by Franz Rassman with 22 seconds left. But Kempton missed the front end of his 1-and-1, setting up Walker's game-winning heroics on Loyola's final possession.
Lehigh had one final shot with two seconds remaining to win it, but Tyler Jenkins' jumper misfired.
The Greyhounds (4-10, 3-0 Patriot League) had trailed 29-18 at the half but outscored Lehigh 17-6 over the first eight minutes of the second period to tie the score at 35.
Navy 83, Boston University 67: Will Kelly, Shawn Anderson and Tilman Dunbar scored 16 points apiece and the visiting Midshipmen (11-5, 2-1 Patriot League) beat the Terriers (7-9, 0-3).
Jace Hogan added 13 points and Tim Abruzzo 11 for Navy, which shot 54 percent and made 21 of 26 free throws. Kelly also blocked two shots to tie for third at 151 on Navy's all-time list.
Hampton 83, Morgan State 80, OT: Quinton Chievous had career highs with 28 points and 18 rebounds, and scored the visiting Pirates' lone field goal in overtime to beat the Bears (2-12, 0-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Donte Peltrow scored 20 points and had six rebounds for Morgan State. Hampton is 6-7 and 2-0.
Albany 73, UMBC 59: Ray Sanders scored 16 points, Evan Singletary added 14, and the host Great Danes (12-4, 1-0 America East) beat the Retrievers (4-12, 0-1).
The defending conference champion, Albany has won five straight games.
Columbia 81, UMES 75: Maodo Lo scored 25 points while distributing six assists and the host Lions (10-6) held off the Hawks (3-14) by shooting 5-for-6 from the free-throw line in the final 22 seconds to post a nonconference victory.
Devin Martin converted two free throws with 46 seconds left to pull UMES to within 76-74.