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Local college roundup - HCC bounces Albany

January 17, 1999

CHAMPLAIN, Vt. - Lionel Jackson led Hagerstown Community College with 20 points and added nine rebounds as the Hawks defeated Albany (N.Y.) 83-73 Saturday in the consolation game of the Chicken Wing Shootout.

Levar Robinson added 15 points for the Hawks (13-4), who took a 51-43 lead into halftime and held on for the win.

Dwayne Barnes led all scorers with 30 points in the loss for Albany.

Jackson and James Fowler were named to the All-Tournament team.

Shepherd 77, W.Va. Wesleyan 73

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Duane Harris scored 19 points, including the go-ahead basket, to lead Shepherd past West Virginia Wesleyan.

Shepherd (4-11, 2-6) trailed by 16 points with six minutes remaining, rallied to pull even with Wesleyan at 70-70 with 53 seconnds left.

Harris hit a basket with 40 seconds left to give Shepherd the lead for good, 72-70. Fitzpatrick and Price each then hit two free throws 11 seconds apart to ice the victory.

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With the victory, Shepherd snapped a four-game losing streak.

Derrick Price added 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Ron Fitzpatrick had 16 and Antar Parkman had 11 for Shepherd (4-11, 2-6 West Virginia Conference).

Judd Lori scored 27 points to lead Wesleyan (3-10, 2-7). Kendall Ellis added 19 points and Damien Jackson had 17.

Miami 64, West Virginia 55

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Tim James had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Miami past West Virginia, sending the Mountaineers to their fifth straight Big East loss.

Mario Bland added 15 points for the Hurricanes (11-3, 5-1), who have won nine of their last 10 and won for the first time in Morgantown in four tries.

The five-game losing streak is the longest since 1987-88 for West Virginia (7-10, 2-6).

Miami never trailed over the final 27 minutes but could not put the Mountaineers away until the final moments.

Freshman Lionel Armstead, who finished with a career-high 13 points in his first start, hit a layup to cap a 13-5 West Virginia run that tied the game at 47 with 10:20 to play.

But the Mountaineers were held to eight points the rest of the way.

James' jumper with 10:08 left gave the Hurricanes the lead for good, 49-47.

Bland later hit a layup and a hook shot in a 6-0 run to push the lead to 58-52 with 2:19 left.

Miami sank 6 of 6 free throws in the final 17 seconds to ice it.

The Hurricanes made just 41 percent of its shots from the floor and held West Virginia to 37 percent shooting.

The game was tied nine times in the first half.

Johnny Hemsley added 11 points for Miami.

Goree had 13 points and Jarett Kearse added 11 for West Virginia.

St. Francis 69, Mt. St. Mary's 64

LORETTO, Pa. - Tom Fox scored 20 points and collected 10 rebounds to lead St. Francis to victory over Mount St. Mary's.

Freshman Reiner Mougnol added a career-high 15 points for St. Francis (7-8, 5-4 Northeast Conference).

Mount St. Mary's (6-10, 4-5) led 33-32 at intermission, but the Red Flash opened the second half by taking a 3-point lead and never trailed again.

Greg Harris led Mount St. Mary's with 16 points, and Tony Hayden added 13.

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Mt. St. Mary's 72, R. Morris 60

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Mount St. Mary's won its 10th game in a row and eighth straight on the road, defeating Robert Morris.

Megan Gardiner scored 18 points with eight rebounds to keep the Mount unbeaten in the Northeast Conference.

The Mountaineers (11-4, 9-0) led 40-24 at the half.

Deanna Butters scored 12 points for the Mount, while Jackie Banks contributed 11 with seven boards. The Colonials' Elise James led all scorers with 21 points, while Lindsey Smith added 10. Kisha Middleton led RMC with 10 rebounds.

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