Monday, September 01, 2014 - 5:04:59 PM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Big runs get the best of Bearcats

VESTAL, N.Y.  Blake Dietrick poured in a game-high 21 points, leading Princeton (5-4) to a 75-49 win over Binghamton (1-8) in a non-conference womens basketball game on Wednesday night at the Events Center. The shorthanded Bearcats, who only dressed nine players, have now lost five straight.

The Tigers came into the game averaging 75.9 points per contest and proceeded to nail 11 three-point field goals and dish out 23 assists. They shot 49 percent for the game (31-of-63) and turned the ball over just nine times.

Princeton is a good team, head coach Nicole Scholl said. They like to run the ball in transition and their big players get open. It was tough for us tonight missing some players but give (Princeton) credit for how they played.

The two teams traded leads for the opening 10 minutes but the Tigers went on a 20-5 run in a span of 6:12 to go up 35-19 with 4:33 left in the first half. Princeton made three of their three-point field goals during that stretch.

From there, the Tigers went up 42-27 at the break.

Binghamton stayed within 56-41 with 12:14 left in regulation. From there, however, Princeton outscored the Bearcats 19-8 the rest of the way. Dietrick had her final eight points during that stretch.
Senior guard Vaneeshia Paulk paced the Bearcats with a team-best 15 points for the second game in a row. Fellow senior guard Stephanie Jensen drained four three-point field goals to finish with 12 points.

The Bearcats were missing starting sophomore forward Morgan Murphy, who had the flu. Senior forward Julia Barac took her place and finished with a career-high nine points and nine rebounds.
Michelle Miller added 11 points for the Tigers.

Up next for Binghamton is a 1 p.m. game on Saturday at Rider.

(Courtesy: BU Athletics)

VIEW VIDEO

View Related Articles: BU, (Col) BU Bearcats, (Col)W Basketball or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

News system programming and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Additional Articles


BU Women's Soccer gets first win of the season at home with 5-0 win. VIEW VIDEO
VESTAL, N.Y. - Sophomore midfielder Katie O’Neill scored twice and Binghamton women’s soccer (1-3) erupted for five goals in a 5-0 win over visiting Iona (2-2) Sunday afternoon from the Bearcats... more

B-Mets lose 1-0 against Richmond Flying Squirrels Sunday
RICHMOND, VA - Richmond Flying Squirrels outfielder Elliott Blair broke a scoreless game with a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning and contributed with two sparkling catches in center field to... more

Fox 40 Goes to Camp: Harpursville
As summer starts to change to fall, so too the sports season changes.  High School Football is right around the corner and to prep you for another season of 4th & Goal here on Fox 40, we're taking... more

Championship races at Kirkwood this weekend VIEW VIDEO
Watch a few of the races from this weekend at Kirkwood's Five Mile Speedway. For the Full Point Standings, here is the link to find them... more

Fox 40 Goes to Camp: Greene Light Ahead
As summer starts to change to fall, so too the sports season changes.  High School Football is right around the corner and to prep you for another season of 4th & Goal here on Fox 40, we're taking... more

B-Mets give up 3 in the 9th and lose 7-6 to Richmond
RICHMOND, VA – Randy Fontanez surrendered three runs in the ninth inning and the Binghamton Mets blew their third save in as many chances in a 7-6 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Saturday... more

B-Sens change up jerseys for upcoming season VIEW VIDEO
With hockey season just about to begin in a month and a half, the Binghamton Senators have decided to make some changes with their uniform. This years squad will feature the same color scheme for... more

Click here for more local sports...icon

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .




ADVERTISEMENT

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...