The Georgetown men's basketball team removed any potential drama down the stretch against a second straight winless opponent from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, overwhelming Coppin State early for a 96-44 victory Wednesday night.
The Bears (1-2, 1-0) got a touchdown with 34.8 seconds remaining by sophomore Eric Harrell, the first of his college career, to defeat visiting Howard (0-4, 0-2), 28-24, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game at Hughes Stadium on Saturday night.
First-year coach DJ Durkin knew his Maryland football team had plenty of room for improvement when going to play Florida International on Friday night, even if it didn't appear that way to many Terps fans after the team's season-opening win over Howard.
Imani Bailey certainly saved the best for last as a basketball player at Howard University. The Laurel resident has played for three different head coaches with the Bison and overcame a hip injury as a sophomore to become one of the top scorers this season as a senior for Howard, a Division I program in the nation's capital.
Mike Morsell scored a career-high 34 points on 11-for-17 shooting from the field to lead Towson past William & Mary, 99-82, on Saturday, creating a three-way tie for third place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Keith Coutreyer had spent 13 seasons as a basketball coach at Laurel High, with the last eight as the head coach of the Spartans varsity boys team. But the long-time Laurel resident had a decision to make in 2008 when Kevin Nickelberry was named the head men's coach at Division I Hampton University in Virginia.
Lafayette had four players finish in double figures Monday and pulled away late in the second half to beat eighth-seeded Loyola Maryland, 84-71, and advance to the Patriot League tournament quarterfinals.
UMBC Freshman Taylor McCarley finished with season-bests in points (18) and rebounds (eight), and Bridget O'Donnell matched a program record with seven blocks, but a late 11-2 run propelled Vermont to a 63-59 victory Saturday.
Playing with the quarterback duo of Robert Council and Moses Skillon, the offense produced just one touchdown and committed four turnovers as the visiting Bears fell, 28-14, to Howard before an announced 7,053 at William H. Greene Stadium here.
Tara Lonergan and Sydney Henderson each scored 10 points to lead host Mount St. Mary's to a 51-39 win over LIU Brooklyn on Monday night that clinched a spot in the Northeast Conference women's basketball tournament.