State basketball roundup (Jan. 20): Colgate slips past Loyola men, 77-72
Jan 20, 2018 | 9:09 PM
Jordan Burns scored 20 points and Dana Batt made all seven of his shots and scored 16 as Colgate defeated Loyola Maryland, 77-72, on Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y.
Andre Walker made a jumper and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions and the Greyhounds led 69-68 with 2:13 left. Jordan Swopshire countered with a pair of free throws, and Burns made a 3 with 52 seconds left and Colgate (10-9, 5-3 Patriot League) never trailed again. Colgate made 4 of 6 free throws in the last 27 seconds to wrap it up.
Loyola (5-14, 3-5) led 36-29 at halftime before the Raiders went on a 15-6 run after the break for a 44-42 lead with 16:13 to play. Batt scored six during the run and Burns had five points.
Burns missed just 3 of 9 shots and Colgate finished 25-of-46 shooting (54 percent) from the field. Jordan Robinson added 13 points for the Raiders.
Walker led the Greyhounds with 22 points, Chuck Champion scored 14, Cam Gregory, 13 and Andrew Kostecka 11.
Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72: Darnell Edge scored 18 points and Jahlil Jenkins scored 16 and the host Knights (6-13, 3-5 Northeast Conference) held on to beat the Mount (10-11, 4-4) and end a four-game losing streak.
Junior Robinson scored 19 points for Mount St. Mary's.
North Carolina A&T 66, UMES 64: Femi Olujobi scored 17 points and the go-ahead 3-pointer late as the visting Aggies (12-8, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) beat the Hawks (5-16, 1-5) for their fifth straight win.
Tyler Jones scored 18 points, Frost added 15 and Miryne Thomas had 11 for UMES, which has lost four straight.
Coppin State 55, Morgan State 53: Oluwadamilola Oloyede made a pair of free throws with 10.9 seconds and the host Eagles (4-14, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) beat the Bears (10-9, 3-3).
Coppin State trailed 53-51 when Maraiyah Smith made a layup to tie the score with 42 seconds left. Morgan State committed two fouls, one to give the Eagles possession and another to set up the game-winning free throws by Oloyede.
Navy 64, Boston U. 59: The visiting Mids (15-3, 5-2 Patriot League) went 12-for-14 from the line, including 7-for-8 in the fourth quarter, to beat the Terriers (8-9, 3-4).
Hannah Fenske had 17 points for Navy.
St. Francis (Pa.) 92, Mount St. Mary's 88, OT: Freshman Daly Sullivan (20 points) made a 3-pointer with four seconds left to tie the game at 78 and force overtime, but the Mount (6-12, 3-4 Northeast Conference) fell to the Red Flash (10-7, 5-1).