Release: March 5, 2010
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women's basketball loses 71-60 to Stony Brook in America East
HARTFORD, Conn.-- Stony Brook
(10-19) shot an even 50 percent from the field en route to a
71-60 win over Binghamton (11-19) in an America East Tournament
quarterfinal game on Friday night at Chase Arena. The loss ends
the Bearcats' ninth season as a member of the conference.
Although the Seawolves attempted only 50 field goals for the
game, they nailed 25 of them. Misha Horsey scored a team-best
20 points, followed by 15 points from Kirsten Jeter and 12 points
from Joia Daniels.
Sophomore point guard Andrea
Holmes had a game-high 22 points in the losing effort. She
also added eight rebounds and a pair of steals.
Senior guard Erica
Carter added 15 points and junior guard Jackie
Ward chipped in 12 points. Sophomore forward Viive
Rebane had the game high with 13 rebounds.
Stony Brook went on a 10-0 run during a 7:13 stretch to take
a commanding 26-11 lead with 5:49 left in the first half. Horsey
had four points duirng that span and the Seawolves converted
all four of their free throw attempts.
The Bearcats, however, pulled within 33-26 at the half. Holmes
scored six of Binghamton's final six points before the break.
In the second half, Binghamton got to within 46-42 at the 10:08
mark on a three-pointer by Ward.
With the game on the line, however, the Bearcats went scoreless
during a four-minute stretch late in the second half. During
that stretch, the Seawolves opened up a 54-44 lead with 5:23
remaining in regulation.
Stony Brook held Binghamton to just seven assists for the game.
In addition, the Seawolves scored 20 of their points off of Bearcat
NOTES: Carter concludes her career with 1,139 points which
ranked ninth all time in program history. Her 220 career three-point
field goals, meanwhile, sets the school record ... Holmes is
the fourth Binghamton player to reach the 20-point mark in an
America East Tournament game and the first since Laura Sario
drained 26 points against Boston University in the 2007 quarterfinals.