Kristijan Krajina tied a career-best with 16 points, but host Mount St.Mary's men's basketball lost to Fairleigh Dickinson , 72-65, in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams Thursday night.
The Knights (6-7, 0-1) were led by Melquan Bolding with a game-high 19 points. FDU converted on 55percent of its shot attempts, while holding the Mount (5-7, 0-1) to 42percent from the field.
Livingstone 85, Bowie State 72: Byron Westmorland (Mervo) had a game-high 21 points, but the host Bulldogs (4-6, 0-1 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) lost their conference opener.
Other double-figure scorers for Stevenson included Christian Roberts with 15 points, Brett Burrier (Winters Mill) with 10 and Stefon McCray (Archbishop Curley) with 11.
Johns Hopkins 59, Marymount 54: Aleksandar Nikotic came off the bench to score 16 points, grab Tournament MVP honors and help the host Blue Jays (7-5) defend the Blue Jay Invitational title.
In a close game that had 10 ties and eight lead changes in the first half, Hopkins made its free throws down the stretch to hold off the Saints.
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The Cardinals fell to 7-4.
Jennifer Hailey had a game-high 17points and added 10 rebounds for the 49ers (10-2), who held Coppin to 29.4 percent shooting.
Payne was 6-for-13 from the field to lead the Eagles in scoring for the third consecutive game.
Leola Spotwood and Larrisa Carter each scored eight points for Coppin State, while Kyra Coleman had seven points and a team-best eight rebounds.
Bowie State 76, Livingstone 61: Kammera Johnson scored a game-high 21 points and the host Bulldogs (4-5, 1-0 CIAA) battled back in the second half.
After trailing most of the game, Bowie State took the lead for good when Jasmine McIntosh made a 3-pointer for a 59-58 lead with 8:03 left.