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For Immediate Release: February 15, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton women's basketball loses 65-51 at Albany

Box Score

ALBANY, N.Y.--Charity Iromuanya scored a game-high 22 points, leading Albany (9-16, 2-10 AE) to a 50-41 win over Binghamton (9-17, 5-8 AE) in an America East Conference women's basketball game on Monday night at SEFCU Arena. With the loss, the Bearcats have now dropped four of their past five games.

Iromuanya, who scored 16 of her points in the second half, was one of three Albany players who reached double figures in scoring. Felicia Johnson added 14 points while Julie Forster chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds.

For Binghamton, sophomore point guard Andrea Holmes netted a team-high 19 points to go along with a career-high 12 rebounds and four assists. It was her second career double-double but her first in terms of points and rebounds. Junior guard Jackie Ward had 11 points while sophomore forward Viive Rebane grabbed 12 rebounds.

The Bearcats misfired on 13 of their first 14 shots of the game. By that point, the Great Danes had built a 13-3 lead with 11:33 left in the first half. Forster had four of her points during that span.

Binghamton, however, roared back with a 15-2 blitz in a span of 5:24 to go up 18-15 with 6:09 left before intermission. Sophomore guard Orla O'Reilly nailed a pair of three pointers during that run.

Albany regrouped and nailed back-to-back three pointers in the final 30 seconds to take a 27-24 lead at the half.

The second half featured three ties and two lead changes before the Great Danes went on a 9-0 run in a span of 3:48 to go up 50-41 with 5:34 left in regulation.

Binghamton shot under 30 percent for the second game in row, finishing at a season-low 21.5 percent (14-of-65).

Up next for Binghamton is a Thursday night game at Hartford. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.

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