Nolan Gerrity scored 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting, Jairus Lyles had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and host UMBC beat Maine, 75-64, on Sunday.

The Black Bears cut a 17-point deficit to 62-55 with 5:13 left, but the Retrievers scored the next seven points for a 14-point lead.


K.J. Maura had 13 points and 11 assists for UMBC (11-4, 2-0 America East Conference) and Will Darley (Dulaney) scored 11. Maura scored the Retrievers' first eight points, including a 4-point play, to help UMBC build a 40-30 halftime lead. He had 10 points, five assists and two steals in the opening 20 minutes.

The Retrievers are 2-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2007-08 season. Wesley Myers, who was coming off 30 points against Vermont, led Maine (4-13, 0-2) with 28 points and seven rebounds. Vincent Eze and Marko Pirovic each added 11 points and the Black Bears lost their seventh straight.

Army West Point 66, Loyola Maryland 57: Jordan Fox scored 14 points, John Emezie had 13 and the Black Knights ended a three-game losing streak by beating the Greyhounds.

Fox had two free throws to cap a 13-0 run that gave Army (7-9, 1-3 Patriot) a 20-6 lead with 7:49 left in the first half. The Black Knights led 29-19 at the half and Fox converted a 3-point play, making it 37-21 early in the second.

The closest the Greyhounds would get was 45-40 on a 3-pointer by Ian Langendoerfer and his two free throws with 11:01 to play, but Emezie answered with two quick baskets and added a 3 with 8:54 to go and it was back to a 10-point game.

Cam Gregory had 16 points and Andre Walker 14 for Loyola (8-7, 2-2), which had won four of five. The Greyhounds shot 34 percent, making four of 23 3-point attempts.

Saturday night

Morgan State 69, Bethune-Cookman 63: Phillip Carr had 25 points and eight rebounds and the visiting Bears pulled away with a late run to beat the Wildcats.

Morgan State (5-11, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) took the lead for good at 58-57 on Carr's jumper with 4:04 left. That sparked an 8-0 run, and Carr's 3-pointer with 1:21 left made it 64-57.

Reggie Baker made it 64-59 for Bethune-Cookman (3-12, 0-2) on a layup with 54 seconds left.

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