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No. 20 Maryland women beat 17th-ranked Indiana 76-62

Jan. 20, 2020 10:00 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shakira Austin scored 20 of her 22 points in the second half, Taylor Mikesell had 16 points and eight assists and No. 20 Maryland beat 17th-ranked Indiana 76-62 on Monday night. Kaila Charles and Stephanie Jones each added 12 points for Maryland (14-4. 5-2 Big Ten). Charles had...

Mount St. Mary's wallops St. Francis-(Brooklyn), 59-39

Jan. 20, 2020 9:42 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Vado Morse had 19 points as Mount St. Mary's routed St. Francis (NY) 59-39 on Monday night. Nana Opoku added 17 points for the Mountaineers, while Damian Chong Qui chipped in 16. Opoku had 10 rebounds while Chong Qui pulled down seven. Mount St. Mary's (8-11, 4-2 Northeast...

Three arrested in alleged assault on Baltimore policeman

Jan. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say three suspects have been arrested in connection with an assault on a Baltimore police officer. Officials say 20-year-old Donnell Burgess was arrested Sunday and charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. A 17-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile...

Civil rights activist tweet: Was asked to give up train seat

Jan. 19, 2020 6:30 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amtrak has apologized to civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill after she said she was asked to give up her seat on a train at the start of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Ifill described the incident — which sparked outrage from observers who drew comparisons of the indignities...

Hundreds from Maryland, Delaware pack offshore wind hearing

Jan. 19, 2020 12:39 PM EST

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of residents of Maryland and Delaware packed a public hearing held over the weekend to solicit opinions on offshore wind projects. At least 700 people attended the hearing of the Maryland Public Service Commission on Saturday in Ocean City, The Daily Times reported. The...

Maryland Senator's portrait becomes a 1st for state chamber

Jan. 19, 2020 9:00 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In 1962, Verda Freeman Welcome was a civil rights pioneer, a teacher and the first black woman in the country elected to a state senate. On Jan. 13, she became the first black person to have a portrait hung in a chamber of the Maryland State House. Her likeness replaced a 115-year-old...

Jenkins, Bishop lift Norfolk St over Md-Eastern Shore 62-52

Jan. 18, 2020 9:54 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tyrese Jenkins came off the bench and scored a career-high 19 points, topping his previous best of six, and Norfolk State defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-52 Saturday night. Jermaine Bishop added 17 points with a trio of 3-pointers as he and Jenkins combined to make 7 of the Spartans'...

Mount St. Mary's tops Central Connecticut 79-52

Jan. 18, 2020 6:27 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs had 20 points as Mount St. Mary's easily defeated Central Connecticut 79-52 on Saturday. Malik Jefferson had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Mount St. Mary's (7-11, 3-2 Northeast Conference). Damian Chong Qui added 13 points and six assists. Nana Opoku had 11 points, seven...

Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. (1) drives against Purdue forward Trevion Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Smith scores 18 and No. 17 Maryland holds off Purdue 57-50

Jan. 18, 2020 5:49 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Following two straight losses — one lopsided, another agonizingly close — No. 17 Maryland was under intense pressure to maintain its unbeaten record at home. Getting 18 points and 10 rebounds from Jalen Smith, the Terrapins defeated Purdue 57-50 on Saturday to avoid...

Towson hands James Madison its 4th straight loss, 69-61

Jan. 18, 2020 4:05 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Brian Fobbs scored 21 points and Towson was 20 of 21 from the free throw line to hold off James Madison, 69-61 in a Colonial Athletic Association battle Saturday afternoon. Fobbs, Nakye Sanders and Allen Betrand scored 40 of the Tiger' 47 second-half points. The loss is the fourth...