EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

Sports

January 29, 2014

Merrimack men, womenlose to Southern Connecticut

Merrimack men’s basketball hung with No. 20 Southern Connecticut State for a while, trailing by just one point at halftime. But the Owls took control in the second half and beat the Warriors 88-76.

Gelvis Solano tossed in 35 points and added five rebounds, three assists and two steals for the Warriors who dropped to 8-11 overall and 6-8 in the Northeast-10 conference.

Southern Connecticut State improved to 17-2 overall and 11-2 in the Northeast-10.

Troy Hammel scored 18 points for Merrimack while Kevin Regan added 10 points and 17 rebounds.

Women lose, too

Aria Johnson scored 13 points and Chloe Rothman added 12 points, six assists and two steals but the Merrimack women lost 72-62 to Southern Connecticut State at home.

Merrimack’s Lexi Sells and Cassie Amenta also chipped in 10 points each and Amenta grabbed six rebounds.

Merrimack dropped to 10-8 overall and 6-7 in the Northeast-10 conference. Southern Connecticut State improved to 10-9 overall and 6-7 in the conference.

Merrimack shot 45.5 percent from the field and 25 percent from 3-point range while holding the visitors to 40.3 percent from the floor and 16.7 percent from beyond the arc.

Merrimack’s bench outscored the Owls 17-9. But the Owls won the rebounding battle, 39-29, as well as forcing 18 Merrimack turnovers.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports

Local Sports Videos
Sports Videos
Goodell backs Rice ban Andre Reed reflects on Hall of Fame Man with no arms throws first pitch Wade supports LeBron's decision Steelers feeling a sense of urgency in camp 5 things I think I think about the Atlanta Falcons Paul Breitner: We're sure Julian Green will be a great player for Bayern Reaction to Ray Rice's comments How the MLB Trade Deadline Will Affect the Postseason Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Marshawn Lynch Ends Holdout - @TheBuzzeronFOX Dombrowski on bringing David Price to Detroit Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Tiger Woods: 1 on 1 3 Questions with Gary Payton: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins and Derrick Rose Players Only: Marcus Mariota's Course Load at Oregon How We Almost Got Johnny Cowboy Donald Sterling Loses The Clippers For Good - @TheBuzzeronFox Franklin talks leaving Vandy Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX
Boston Sports
Goodell backs Rice ban Andre Reed reflects on Hall of Fame Man with no arms throws first pitch Wade supports LeBron's decision Reaction to Ray Rice's comments How the MLB Trade Deadline Will Affect the Postseason Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Marshawn Lynch Ends Holdout - @TheBuzzeronFOX Dombrowski on bringing David Price to Detroit A's Acquire Lester, Gomes For Cespedes Red Sox Fans React To Jon Lester Rumors Red Sox Fans Sad About Prospect Of Possible Jon Lester Trade Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Pedroia on Lester: ‘It would be tough to see him in another uniform’ Farrell announces Workman will start in place of Lester Gasper vs Tanguay: Is Lester to blame for current situation? Mike Carp speaks out on wanting to leave the Red Sox Shaughnessy: Sox fans deserve to be mad if Sox trade Lester Ty Law: Revis may get Pats ‘over hump’ Ortiz fires back at Tampa Bay Ray’s Chris Archer