College Basketball: Regional roundup
COLLEGE PARK, Md. ó Reggie Holmes scored 25 points, and Morgan State rallied from a 14-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to shock Maryland 66-65 Wednesday night, ending the Terrapins’ seven-game winning streak.
The Bears (6-8), a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference team based in Baltimore, were 0-5 against the Terrapins (11-3) in a series that began in 1988.
Duquesne 76, Charlotte 71
PITTSBURGH ó Aaron Jackson scored five of his 30 points in the last 1:16 and Duquesne rallied after repeatedly giving away leads to defeat Charlotte 76-71 in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams.
Charlotte was led by Charlie Coley scored 17 points and Ian Andersen and Lamont Mack had 15 each.
The 49ers (5-8) lost for the second time in six games.
G. Mason 71, Towson 59
TOWSON, Md. ó Darryl Monroe had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Cam Long added 13 points and George Mason beat Towson 71-59.
Dre Smith scored 11 points for the Patriots (11-3, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who have beaten the Tigers 13 straight times.
Josh Thornton scored 14 points and Tony Franklin 10 for Towson (7-9, 2-2), which was denied a season-high third straight victory.
Towson’s Junior Hairston grabbed 11 rebounds.
High Point 42, Winthrop 40
ROCK HILL, S.C. ó Cruz Daniels’ putback with 2.4 seconds on the clock lifted High Point to a 42-40 win over Winthrop.
With the win, the Panthers (5-9, 1-3 Big South Conference) halted a four-game losing streak this season, and a 12-game road losing streak to the Eagles (2-11, 1-3).
UNC-Asheville 86, Gardner-Webb 76
BOILING SPRINGS ó Matt Dickey scored 18 points and Reid Augst added 17 to lead North Carolina-Asheville to a 86-76 win over Gardner-Webb.
J.P. Primm added 13 points, Jason Ridenhour had 12 points, Eric Stubbs chipped in 11 points and Chris Stephenson scored 10.
W & M 73, UNC-W 59
WILMINGTON ó David Schneider scored 17 points and Quinn McDowell added 12 off the bench as William & Mary defeated North Carolina-Wilmington (3-13, 0-4) 73-59.
ECU 69, Tulane 66
GREENVILLE ó James Legan scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half and East Carolina held off Tulane 69-66 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams. The Pirates (9-5, 1-0) snapped a four-game losing streak.