Visiting Loyola scored 13 of the game's first 15 points and used a career-high 22 from Dylon Cormier (Cardinal Gibbons) to defeat Siena, 66-59, on Saturday night and move to 2-0 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference for the first time in 23 seasons in the league.
The Greyhounds' 6-1 start to the season is the best in school Division I history (since 1981-82).
Shane Walker had 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists in helping drop the Saints to 2-5 and 0-2.
Erik Etherly added 11 points for the Greyhounds, and Robert Olson scored 10.
Elon 51, Navy 48: Freshman Austin Hamilton banked in a desperation 35-foot shot with two seconds left to defeat the visiting Midshipmen.
The loss was Navy's second in a row and dropped the Mids to 3-6 overall. Elon, which owns wins over South Carolina and at
Navy led 45-42 with 3:33 to play but had three turnovers in a crucial stretch to allow Elon to tie the game at 46 on a 3-pointer by Drew Spradlin with 1:40 to play. Elon would grab a 48-46 advantage on a jumper by Lucas Troutman with 50 seconds left, but Navy sophomore J.J. Avila connected on a pair of free throws with 36 seconds left to tie the game at 48.
Elon held for the final shot and began its attack with 11 seconds left. Jack Isenbarger came around a screen and lost his dribble, forcing Hamilton to grab the ball along the left sideline. Hamilton took one dribble and, with Isaiah Roberts in his face, threw up a 35-foot shot toward the rim that banked in with two seconds left.
Jordan Sugars had a decent look at a 28-footer to force overtime, but was long.
Ivo Baltic hit a baseline layup and made a reverse layup that gave Ohio a 54-51 lead with 3:27 left.
Point guard Larry Bastfield (
Jackson finished with 15 points, and
Delaware State 78, UMES 68: Hillary Haley led all scorers with 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but the host Hawks (2-8, 0-1 MEAC) lost to the Hornets (4-3, 1-0).
Cephas finished 7-for-11 from the field, including 6-for-8 from the 3-point line, to help Coppin end a four-game losing streak.
Johns Hopkins 59, Dickinson 56: Junior Alex Pandrangi scored a career-high 17 points and fueled a second-half rally from 12 points down as the Blue Jays (5-1, 3-0 Centennial Conference) defeated the Red Devils (4-3, 2-1).
Salisbury 80, PSU Abington 77: Mike Atkins scored a game-high 20 points and had nine rebounds, and Mike Maczko chipped in with 17 points and six boards, as the host
Mary Washington 65,
Wesley 71, Hood 67: The host Wolverines (2-4, 1-1 CAC) hung on to edge the Blazers (4-2, 1-1), who got 16 points from Justin Stone.
Loyola 68, Army 64: Miriam McKenzie (Oakland Mills) scored 18 points and Katie Sheahin added 17 as the host Greyhounds (3-3) gave coach Joe Logan his 99th career victory with a win over the Black Knights (6-3).
Nicole Krusen had 11 points for Loyola, and Kara Marshall added 10.
Howard 63, Coppin State 52: Senior Jeanine Manley scored 16 points and sophomore Kyra Coleman added 10, but they weren't enough as the Bison (2-5, 1-0 MEAC) closed the game on a 19-5 run en route to a victory over the visiting Eagles (2-5, 0-1).
Princeton 56, UMBC 41: Senior forward Erin Brown scored her 1,000th career point and finished with 19 in the game, but the host Retrievers (3-4), playing without three starters, fell to the mid-major power Tigers (7-1).
Mount St. Mary's 44,
Navy 76, Maine 56: Kara Pollinger made nine of 10 shots from the field, including all five of her 3-point attempts, in helping the Mids (4-3) defeat the Black Bears (3-5) in the Navy Classic.
UMES 60, Delaware State 32: The host Hawks (2-3, 1-0 MEAC) took a 34-8 halftime lead en route to the rout of the Lady Hornets. (2-5, 0-1).
UMES' Chelsea Sanders scored a game-high 13 points, and Adobi Agbasi had 11 rebounds and 10 points.
J.C. Smith 76, Bowie State 63: Senior Juliette Turner recorded a career-high 23 points to go along with 16 rebounds, but the host Bulldogs (0-4, 0-1 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) fell to the Lady Golden Bulls (6-1, 1-0).
Mary Washington 64, Frostburg State 31: The host Eagles (6-0, 2-0) turned a 16-15 halftime lead into a rout of the Bobcats (2-5, 0-2).
Wesley 53, Hood 46: The visiting Blazers (0-6, 0-2 CAC) fell short against the Wolverines (1-4, 1-1) despite 15 points by Dyanna Prater.
Franklin & Marshall 86, McDaniel 66: The host Diplomats (3-2, 3-0 Centennial) used a 21-2 first-half run in a victory over the Green Terror (5-2, 3-1).
St. Mary's 80, Stevenson 64: Shana Lewis scored 20 points to help the host Seahawks (2-5, 1-0 CAC) halt a four-game skid by defeating the Mustangs (4-4, 0-2).
Muhlenberg 71, Washington College 63: Alita Zabrecky had game bests with 18 points and three steals as the host Mules (6-0, 3-0 Centennial Conference) held off the Shorewomen (2-3, 1-3).