Women's Basketball Teams Post 4-1 Record Saturday; Two Games Sunday
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - America East women's basketball teams posted a 4-1 record on Saturday, with all four road teams notching victories. Sunday features two more games, including New Hampshire hosting Central Connecticut State in a game that will be televised regionally on WBIN.
Lindsay Lowrie connected on seven 3-pointers, the most for any America East player this season, to lead Albany (7-2) to a 65-43 road victory at Canisius. The Great Danes are on a five-game winning streak, beating teams by an average of 25.2 points per game.
Four Bearcats (1-8) scored in double figures as Binghamton held off Buffalo, 65-60, on Saturday to earn its first win of the season. Sophomore forward Sherae Swinson and junior guard Jasbriell Swain each finished with 11 points while junior guard Vaneeshia Paul k and freshman forward Morgan Murphy each chipped in 10 points. Binghamton trailed by as many as 10 in the first half, but battled back to take a 28-26 halftime lead and led the rest of the way. The Bearcats hit 4-of-4 from the charity stripe to ice the game in the final minute.
Four players scored in double figures to lead Boston U. (7-3) to a 62-56 OT win at Marist. The Red Foxes were No. 8 in the latest Mid-Major Top-25. It was the Terriers' first overtime victory since the 2008-09 season, when the Terriers defeated Hartford, 80-75, with an extra period. Rashidat Agboola notched her third-straight double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Junior Chikilra Goodman had her second-straight double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds to lift Stony Brook (5-3) to a 58-46 win at Fordham. Leading by three with 15:26 to go, the Seawolves use a 15-0 run to take control and push the lead to 18. The Seawolves are now 5-0 this year when holding opponents under 60 points.
Sunday, December 9
Cent. Conn. St. at UNH, 2 p.m.
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Hartford at Dartmouth, 2 p.m.
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Saturday, December 8
Rhode Island 51, at Maine 38
Albany 65, at Canisius 43
Stony Brook 58, at Fordham 46
Binghamton 65, at Buffalo 60
Boston U. 62, at Marist 56 (OT)