Maine Supports Play4Kay Sunday; Stony Brook Hosts UNH
A pair of America East women's basketball Sunday matinees highlight the schedule as Maine hosts Binghamton and Stony Brook welcomes New Hampshire.
The Black Bears (12-11, 6-4) will support Play 4Kay on Sunday, and head coach Richard Barron will shave his head if the program reaches its goal of raising $10,000. To donate, visit this link: http://www.play4kay.org/maineblackbears.
Maine defeated Binghamton (4-19, 1-9), 61-54 in the first meeting this season on Jan. 11. Lauren Bodine led all scorers in that contest with 21 points, hitting six 3-pointers. The Black Bears have own the last two meetings and lead the all-time series 13-12.
Stony Brook (16-7, 7-3) and New Hampshire (14-8, 8-1) have made a habit of playing close games. The last two meeting have both been decided by just three points with New Hampshire coming out on top of both, including a 71-68 OT win earlier this season.
On Saturday, UMass Lowell (4-18, 3-8) erased a 17-point deficit to sweep the season series from UMBC (2-21, 1-10) with a, 59-51, victory. The River Hawks trailed by 17 with 2:02 remaining in the first half but used a 10-0 surge to cut the deficit to seven, 34-27, heading into halftime.
The run continued after the break as UMass Lowell scored the first five points of the second half to cut the deficit to two. UMBC maintained a lead, holding a 49-43 edge with 5:21 to go, but the River Hawks outscored the Retrievers 16-2 the rest of the way.
Junior Jasmine McRoy had 16 points and nine rebounds.Lindsey Doucette score 8 points and also grabbed nine rebounds. Freshman Brittany Lomano had a game-high seven assists. UMass Lowell hit 10 3-pointers, including five from Nicole Hayner who scored a game-high 17 points.
Saturday, Feb. 8
at UMass Lowell 59, UMBC 51 - Box Score