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Earlham beat Hiram to snap a six-game skid.
TIFFIN -- Kyle Karpinski scored 22 points and Chris Blakely added 10 points and 16 rebounds to help Mount Union defeat Heidelberg 86-79 on Saturday.
Brett Hershberger connected on 4-of-6 3-pointers and scored 15 points for the Purple Raiders (6-7, 2-4 Ohio Conference), who outrebounded Heidelberg 46-32.
Brad Gerard finished with 16 points and Jason Smith pitched in 13 points off the bench for Mount Union.
Ron Higgins and Kenny Gilbert led Heidelberg (4-9, 1-5) with 13 points apiece.
Earlham 64, Hiram 51
HIRAM -- Jermaine Crumby scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Earlham.
Brandon Miller added 17 points and seven boards for the Quakers (4-9, 2-2 North Coast Conference), who snapped a six-game losing streak. Evan Ogburn added 14 points.
Carlton Dean led Hiram (2-11, 1-3) with 12 points while Chuck Williams had 11.
Daemen 80, Geneva 78
HOUGHTON, N.Y. -- Kharmen Wingard scored 23 points to lead Daemen in an American Mideast Conference North game.
Ron Wright added 17 points for the Wildcats, while Therreon Blackwell scored 12 and Joe Olsen had 10.
Geneva (9-7, 1-2) was led by Tim Sawyer, who scored 19 points and had five assists. Stefan Grundberg added 18 points and Nate Conley had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Wabash 70, Allegheny 67
MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Wabash's Adonis Joseph hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Allegheny's Justin Schmitt hit a 3-pointer with six second remaining, tying the score at 67 and setting up the final play.
Matt Majzlik led the Gators (4-8, 1-3 NCAC) with 19 points, while Bill Babe set a career high with 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting.
Joseph led Wabash (7-6, 4-0) with 16 points, while Caleb Lyttle scored 14 and Kyle Medeiros 13.
Slippery Rock 83, Cheyney 73, OT
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Bill Johnson scored 29 points as Slippery Rock won for the first time this season.
The Rock (1-11) also got 19 points and six rebounds from Glenn Reepmeyer, and 15 points and eight assists from Mason Glick. Dejan Jancic scored 12 points off the bench.
Asaad Brown, with 18 points, led five players in double figures for Cheyney (1-8).
Grove City 90, Averett (Va.) 79
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Ryan Eller scored 24 points, including four 3-point goals, while Phil Bushre added 21 points and eight rebounds in the consolation game of the DeSales University Casa Mia Holiday Tournament.
Eller also had six assists and six rebounds for the Wolverines (6-7), earning all-tournament honors. J.D. Collar scored 19 points and had four assists. Mike Lukcic had five steals and Mark Smith had four assists.
HIRAM -- Cassie Bedard led Hiram to a 51-39 victory over Earlham.
Bedard scored 11 points for the Terriers (6-6, 1-3 North Coast Conference), going 5-for-8 at the free throw line and pulling down five rebounds.
Abbey Gorby added 10 points on 4-of-9 from the field to go with five rebounds and three assists. Jessica Harris added nine points and 11 rebounds and Amanda Hummel had four assists.
Heidelberg 71, Mount Union 69
ALLIANCE -- Tana Keller led Mount Union with 18 points and six rebounds. Kyla Hogan added 12 points, while Lauren Friedrich scored 11 and Ashley Bourdeau had 10. Jen Brozak had seven assists and Hogan six steals for the Purple Raiders (3-10, 0-6 OAC).
Amanda Campbell led Heidelberg (8-4, 3-3) with 15 points, while Sharonda Willis had 10 points and 13 rebounds. Rachel Babione scored 12 points.
Daemen 70, Geneva 55
HOUGHTON, N.Y. -- Allyson Clark led the Tornadoes (7-7, 2-3 American Mideast Conference North) with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Jen Rawding added 11 points and three assists, while Ali Cananzi scored 10 points.
Joanna Daugenti led Daemen with 15 points.
Wittenberg 66, Allegheny 55
MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Meredith McDonough and Caitlin Murtagh each scored season highs, with 18 and 16 points, respectively, for Allegheny.
McDonough also had eight rebounds and four steals, while Raelynn Miles had nine rebounds for the Gators (8-5, 1-4 NCAC).
Katie Gregorevich scored 16 points to lead Wittenberg (7-6, 3-1).
Slippery Rock 67, Cheyney 52
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Erin Frankovich, despite coming off the bench for the first time in her four-year college career, had game-high totals of 16 points and nine rebounds.
The win snapped a six-game losing streak for The Rock (5-7), who played for the second straight game without leading scorer and rebounder Stacey Green.
Cheyney (2-9) suffered its eighth straight loss.
Amber McFeely had seven assists for The Rock and tied Angela Greaser for the team lead in steals with three.