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Women’s Basketball hosts conference-leading Boston University
Bearcats and Terriers tip off at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday
February 3, 2012
Binghamton (11-12, 5-5 AE) continues its three-game home stand as it faces conference-leading Boston University (16-6, 9-0 AE). The game marks a rematch of last season’s America East semifinal contest.
The Terriers lead the all-time series between the school 16-8, having won 60-48 at Case Gym back on Jan. 8. In the last meeting at the Events Center, however, Binghamton won 59-53 on Feb. 23, 2011. At home, Binghamton is 7-4 all time against the Terriers, including 6-4 at the Events Center.
Binghamton snapped a two-game losing streak on Wednesday with a 55-46 win over Stony Brook. Senior forward Viive Rebane finished with 16 points and nine rebounds while senior guard Orla O’Reilly added 15 points. Rebane has averaged 10.0 rebounds in the past three games.
Senior point guard Andrea Holmes continues to rank third in the America East Conference with 13.9 points per game. O’Reilly is ninth with 12.2 points per contest. Rebane, meanwhile, ranks fifth in rebounding (8.4 rpg.), seventh in steals (2.0 spg.) and tied for third with 1.0 blocks per contest.
With 1,429 career points, Holmes continues to rank third all time in program history. She also ranks fi fth with 428 career assists. In fourth place is Kate Townley (2000-04) with 443 assists and Marlo Foley (1990-93) ranks third with 445 assists. Rebane, meanwhile, is 11th with 1,108 career points. In 10th place all time in Erica Carter (2006-10), with 1,150 points. Rebane also ranks second all time with 848 career rebounds and is third with 102 blocks.
The Terriers remained unbeaten in conference play with a 72-64 win over Vermont on Wednesday at Agganis Arena. Chantel Alford poured in a game-high 28 points while Rashidat Agboola added 14 points.
Alford ranks sixth in the America East in scoring with 13.1 points per game. Caroline Stewart ranks second with 8.5 rebounds per game.
Agboola and Whitney Turner, meanwhile, rank first and second in the conference with 1.1 and 1.0 blocks per game respectively.