Monday wrap: Depleted UST falls again

Bethel had lost 16 consecutive games to St. Thomas before Kellan Dahlquist's putback ended that streak.
Photo by Caleb Williams, d3photography.com

Bethel's Kellan Dahlquist rebounded a missed three-pointer and laid in the game-winner at the buzzer as the visiting Royals rallied to beat the host Tommies 69-68, in MIAC men's basketball play Monday night in Schoenecker Arena. Bethel ended a 16-game losing streak to St. Thomas.

Corey Chandler scored 20 as No. 18 William Paterson improved to 14-2 with a 72-58 non-conference win against Baruch.

St. Joseph's (Bklyn.) built a 20-point second half lead, but couldn't hold off Hunter, falling 64-60 Monday afternoon in the first meeting between the two schools in five seasons. Hunter 6-11 center Panagiotis Koutsoloukas posted a double-double with 16 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks.

Maxx Nakwaasah scored 51 points for Centenary (La.) to break the single-game record held by none other than Robert Parish. Parish scored 50 for the Gents against Lamar in 1972, then went on to a long NBA career.

Monday's women's action

Johns Hopkins sent Muhlenberg to its second consecutive loss, dropping the Mules 76-67 and improving the Blue Jays to 13-2, 8-2 in the Centennial. Hillary Cook hit a jumpshot with 12.3 seconds left to lift Greensboro past No. 22 Piedmont. It's Piedmont's second loss in three games. The win avenged Greensboro's loss at Piedmont on Dec. 10. Danielle Duncan led all scorers with 31 points.

Katie Wimmer led four scorers in double figures with 18 points as No. 11 Mary Washington beat Ferrum 75-64, improving to 16-0.

Laura Hogan won her 200th career game as Delaware Valley beat Salisbury 72-60. The Aggies (10-5) hit nine of their first 11 shots and Emily Soper scored 25 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the way.

Holly Schiedermayer posted her third double-double of the season, finishing with career-best totals of 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Scots led entire way in a 71-56 MIAC triumph over St. Benedict.

Maxx Nakwaasah