Saturday, January 19, 2008

Saturday's Basketball Wrap

Ursinus moved three games in front of second-place Gettysburg with a convincing 83-53 win against the Bullets in Collegeville. The Bears swept the season series as Nick Shattuck poured in 25 points. Franklin & Marshall freshman James McNally scored 23 points as the Diplomats held off Muhlenberg, 67-64. After playing three OTs on Wednesday against Muhlenberg, two extra stanzas seemed like nothing as Johns Hopkins edged Swarthmore, 76-73. Ian McCormick had 28 points and 12 rebounds in a losing cause for the Garnet. Kizmahr Grell scored 23 points as Dickinson nipped Washington, 56-55, in overtime. His two free throws with 22 seconds remaining were the margin of difference. McDaniel remained in a three-way tie for third place in the CC with F&M and Hopkins with a 66-52 win at Haverford.

Carole Dempsey had 14 points and nine boards as Dickinson held off pesky Washington, 50-46. Sarah Meisenberg lit up the scoreboard for 33 points as Franklin & Marshall knocked off Muhlenberg, 75-60 The win avenged a 72-59 loss to the Mules in Allentown back in December. Ursinus nearly surrendered a 22-point advantage but held on to defeat Gettysburg, 69-64. Jaclyn Hilf had a career day with 23 points, including eight free throws down the stretch. Johns Hopkins went on the road and knocked off Swarthmore, 88-65. Bryn Mawr fell to Trinity, D.C. on the road, 70-57, despite 17 points from rookie Emilie Naccarato. McDaniel moved into a tie for second place in the CC with Muhlenberg as the Terror defeated Haverford, 68-49.

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