Release: February 6, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
women's basketball loses 74-60 at Stony Brook
STONY BROOK, N.Y.--Junior forward
Kirsten Jeter scored a game-high 17 points, leading Stony Brook
(7-16, 5-6 AE) to a 74-60 win over Binghamton (8-15, 4-6 AE)
in an America East women's basketball game on Saturday afternoon
at the USB Sports Complex The loss is the third straight road
setback for the Bearcats.
Stony Brook jumped out to a 21-11 lead with 11:52 left in the
first half. Binghamton got to within 26-23 with a minute left
to go but the Seawolves scored the last four points to take a
seven-point lead at the break.
In the second half, Stony Brook hit back-to-back three pointers
to go up 39-26 with just two minutes elapsed. It was, however,
a 14-3 Stony Brook run in a span of 5:05 that stretched the lead
to 57-36 with 8:45 left to go.
The Bearcats got to within 61-49 with just under four minutes
left in regulation but were unable to got within single digits
the rest of the way.
Sophomore point guard Andrea
Holmes led Binghamton with 15 points and added eight reboounds
as well as four assists. Senior forward Darryll
Peterson scored a season-high 14 points and grabbed eight
rebounds. Sophomore forward Viive
Rebane finished with 12 points and nine reboundss while junior
Ward chipped in 11 points.
The Bearcats came into the game averaging a conference-best 7.5
three-point field goals per game but were held to just 4-of-13
from beyond the arc. In addition, Binghamton was undone with
Binghamton returns home to face UMBC on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The
game will be aired regionally on Time Warner Sports.