Captains defeat Ferrum in title game
Duke center Elizabeth Williams (1) blocks a shot by Maryland center Alicia DeVaughn Sunday in College Park, Md. Duke won 75-59.
Monday, February 25, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Tia Perry scored 16 points, pulled in eight rebounds and had nine steals as Christopher Newport defeated Ferrum 70-55 en route to the school’s 11th USA South title.
Christopher Newport (26-2) jumped out to a commanding 12-2 lead in the first half and built the lead as high as 21 points in the second half. After the opening run by the Captains, the closest that Ferrum (24-4) would come was a four-point deficit.
Camry Green added 15 points for Christopher Newport and Nicole Mitchell added 14 points in the win.
Jacole Hairston scored a game-high 21 points and Tesla Akers added 11 points for Ferrum.
Green and Kelly Halverson joined Perry on the All-Tournament Team. Ferrum’s Hairston and Kylene Culler were also named to the team. Perry was named the Most Valuable Player for the tournament.
Duke 75, Maryland 59
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Elizabeth Williams scored 16 points and No. 5 Duke beat No. 8 Maryland on Sunday to clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title.
Alexis Jones, Haley Peters and Tricia Liston each added 15 points for the Blue Devils (26-1, 16-0), who won their 10th straight game and completed a season sweep against the Terrapins (22-5, 13-3).
Duke, improved to 6-1 against ranked opponents.
Tianna Hawkins had 16 points and nine rebounds for Maryland, which had won three consecutive games since a 71-56 loss at Duke on Feb. 11. Alyssa Thomas added 14 points.
The Terrapins, who shot 34.8 percent from 3-point range entering the game, were 3 for 18 from beyond the arc.
Four Blue Devils scored during a 9-0 run midway through the first half, when Maryland went cold from the floor, failing to score in more than 6 ½ minutes.
Siena 65, Radford 57
ALBANY, N.Y. — Davis Martens scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Siena defeated Radford in overtime Sunday in a nonconference game.
O.D. Anosike added a double-double, 11 points and 14 rebounds, to help Siena (7-21) snap a five-game losing streak.
Tied 56-56 with 3:28 remaining in overtime, Siena outscored Radford 9-1 the rest of the way. Rob Poole and Martens combined to score all 11 of Siena’s overtime points, with nine coming from the foul line.
After Poole’s 3-pointer with 16 seconds left got the Saints within 54-52, Radford’s Ya Ya Anderson turned the ball over with 10 seconds to go.
Javonte Green fouled Anosike, who converted two free throws with 4 seconds left to send the game into overtime.
Trenity Burdine scored 13 and Poole added 12 for Siena.
The Saints outrebounded the Highlanders 42-33.
R.J. Price scored 18 points for Radford (12-17), which has now lost three straight.
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