Charlie Jones' only field goal in 40 minutes on the floor was a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left to lift American to a 64-62 win over Loyola Maryland on Saturday.

The visiting Eagles improved to 8-21 (5-12 Patriot League) while the Greyhounds slipped to 14-15, 8-10.


Jones (Mount Saint Joseph) had a team-high eight rebounds with his 3-pointer after a kick-out from Sa'eed Nelson giving American a split of two-point outcomes with the Greyhounds this season. Delante Jones had three treys and led the Eagles (8-21, 5-13 Patriot) with 15 points, and Matt Cimino added 12 points.

Cam Gregory scored 20 points with 12 rebounds for the Greyhounds with Jarred Jones (John Carroll) adding 13 points and Andre Walker 10.

Loyola led 28-21 at halftime but the Eagles were 16 of 25 for 64 percent in the second half, making all six of their 3-pointers in the final 20 minutes. The Patriot League tournament begins Tuesday.

New Hampshire 94, UMBC 90, 2OT: Iba Camara scored the first eight points of the second overtime and the host Wildcats (19-11, 10-6) outlasted the Retrievers (18-11, 9-7) in a regular-season finale to clinch a home playoff berth for the third consecutive year in the America East tournament.

Jairus Lyles scored 33 points for UMBC. Lyles and Will Darley (Dulaney) reached 1,000 career points.

Morgan State 77, Hampton 70: Tiwian Kendley had 24 points, Phillip Carr had a double double and the host Bears (13-14, 10-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) held off the Pirates (12-15, 9-5) to end a six-game losing streak in the series.

UMES 65, Delaware State 64: Bakari Copeland scored 17 points and the visiting Hawks (11-18, 8-6 MEAC) overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to win.

UMES trailed the Hornets 41-28 at halftime and 48-36 with 12:23 to play. The Hawks outscored Delaware State 24-12 over the next 9:24 and tied the score on a 3-pointer by Ryan Andino with 2:59 left.

Christopher Newport 63, Salisbury 62: Tim Daly made a jumper with two seconds left to lift the host Captains (25-2) over the Sea Gulls (20-7) in the Capital Athletic Conference championship game.

Salisbury was held scoreless over the final 1:44.

Bowie State 62, Fayetteville State 54: Ahmaad Wilson (Randallstown) scored a game-high 20 points and the Bulldogs (16-14) beat the Broncos (13-16) to claim the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association title game in Charlotte, N.C.


Mount St. Mary's 56, LIU-Brooklyn 43: The host Mount (12-16, 10-7) needs a win against St. Francis (N.Y.) on Monday and a loss by Bryant to clinch the fourth seed in the Northeast Conference tournament and home-court advantage in the first round.

American 66. Loyola Maryland 59: Lauren Daugherty had a game-high 28 points, but the Greyhounds (9-19, 5-12 Patriot) fell to the host Eagles (14-14, 11-6).


UMES 79, Delaware State 72: Shauntesha Bryant had a career-high 16 points to lead the Hawks (12-13, 6-8 MEAC) past the host Hornets (3-25, 2-13).

Hampton 71, Morgan State 58: The visiting Pirates (15-12, 9-5 MEAC) ended a five-game winning streak by the Bears (7-20, 5-9). Braennan Farrar had a game-high 19 points for Morgan State.

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