Sports

Md-Eastern Shore Edges American U. 64-62 In OT

View Comments
Maryland Eastern Shore, UMES, Hawks

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Louis Bell scored 21 points and sparked a game-winning run to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore over American 64-62 in overtime Monday night.

American scored the first six points of overtime, behind three points each from Blake Jolivette and Charles Hinkle to lead 62-56, but went 0 of 5 from the field and turned the ball over once in the game’s final 3:05.

Bell then hit a layup and a 3-pointer, and Percy Woods made two free throws to put the Hawks (1-1) up for good, 63-62, with 24 seconds left.

Mark Robertson’s free throw for UMES with 13 seconds was the final margin, and Hinkle missed a fade-away 3 at the buzzer.

UMES led 55-44 with 3:45 left in regulation before the Eagles used a 12-1 run to send it into overtime on Jolivette’s layup.
Woods had 12 points for the Hawks.

Hinkle paced the Eagles (0-2) with 25 points.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,248 other followers