Immediate Release: February 15, 2006
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
women's basketball falls to Boston 77-65
N.Y.-- Senior guard Rachael Vanderwal scored a career-high 29
points on 10-of-14 shooting, leading Boston University (13-8,
7-3 AE) to a 77-65 win over Binghamton (13-10, 6-6 AE) in an
America East conference women's basketball game Wednesday night
at the Events Center. The loss is the Bearcats' fourth setback
in the past five games.
got off to a slow start not making their first field goal until
there was 13:03 remaining in the first half. The Bearcat's committed
19 turnovers, including 14 in the first half and were unable
to stay with the Terriers. Boston was able to turn the turnovers
into 27 points of there own.
"Boston came out with a lot of energy and we made a lot
of unforced turnovers in the early part of the game," head
coach Rich Conover said. "We weren't as aggressive as we
needed to be."
The Terriers used a 10-2 run in the span of 6:22 to jump out
to a 12-4 lead with 13:25 remaining in the first half. They followed
this up with another 12-0 run later in the first half to push
the lead to 31-15 with 6:02 left to go. Boston closed out the
first half with a 37-25 lead.
The second half saw the Terriers get out to their biggest lead
at 70-50 with 7:15 remaining. Binghamton was unable to close
the gap and to less than 10 points the rest of the way.
The Bearcats were led by sophomore guard Laura
Sario (Espoo, Finland) who poured in 14 points. Senior guard
Blues (Overland Park, Kan.) recorded 11 points and five steals.
Also scoring in double figures for Binghamton senior forward
Haubrich (Bow, N.H.), who registered 10 points.
Binghamton heads to conference-leading Hartford on Saturday at
NOTES: Junior guard Therese
Deemand (Horsholm, Denmark) has left the team and will return
home to continue her education. "Therese was a great part
of our program for two and a half years," Conover said.
"We appreciate all she has done and wish her the very best
in the future."