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Eastern Shore Basketball Roundup

ShoreBall EnterprisesContributor INovember 17, 2009



University of Maryland Eastern Shore – The men’s team opened the season with a 75-57 loss to Stony Brook University on Friday, November 13th. They will continue their season tonight with a contest on the road versus Marquette University. The women’s team also loss their season opener on Sunday to the University of Maryland Baltimore County by a score of 102-65.



Salisbury University – The men’s squad will begin their season this weekend by participating in the Pride of Maryland Basketball Tournament. They will open competition by facing Goucher College on Friday, November 20th. The women’s squad will open their season as well this weekend with an opening matchup against Pace College on the 20th. They will be participating in the Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament.


Washington College – The men’s team will also be participating in the Pride of Maryland Basketball Tournament. They will open their schedule with an opening matchup against Hood College. The women’s team will also open their schedule on Friday by participating in the Messiah College/Wingate Hotel Invitational. They will face Messiah College in their opening matchup.



Cecil College – The men’s team began the Rashad Brooks era with an opening 113-82 loss to Harcum College in Pennsylvania on November 11. On November 14, they followed up the loss with a 98-83 victory over Northern Virginia Community College. Their next matchup will be on Wednesday, November 18 versus Delaware Technical & Community College. The women opened their schedule with a 69-61 victory over Camden County College on November 11. They followed that with a 84-63 loss to Northern Virginia Community College on November 14. Their next matchup will also be on Wednesday, November 18 against Delaware Technical & Community College.



Chesapeake College – The Skipjacks have begun the season 1-4 under new coach Reggie Williams. They opened their season by participating in the Howard Community College Tournament on November 6 & 7. The ‘Jacks defeated Howard Community College 74-67 before losing to Northern Virginia Community College 108-84.  The ‘Jacks then loss their next two games last week – losing to CCBC-Catonsville 66-65 and Mercer County Community College 77-69.  The women’s team also opened their season by participating in the Howard Community College Tournament on November 13 & 14. They split both games, losing the opener versus Monroe Community College 85-65 before defeating Middlesex Community College 64-55. Their next contest will be today versus Harcum Community College


In other news . . .


Milbourne Watch – Landon Milbourne posted an all-around game in the opener against Charleston Southern with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 blocks. Look for Milbourne to have a strong senior season for the Terps, who were chosen to finish 5 in the ACC in the preseason predictions. The Terps will face Fairfield University tonight in their next matchup. Milbourne is the son of Andre Foreman, former Stephen Decatur & Salisbury University standout and the all-time leading scorer in Division III history.


Purnell Watch – Oliver Purnell and the Clemson Tigers are 2-0 to start the 2009-10 season. The Tigers defeated Presbyterian University 84-41 on November 13 and defeated Liberty Unversity to day by a score of 79-39. Purnell is a native of Berlin, MD and led Stephen Decatur High Schoool to a 1970 state championship.

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