Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 11:06:39 AM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Bearcats fall at home to Vermont

VESTAL, N.Y.  Kristina White scored a game-high 19 points, leading Vermont (6-14, 3-4 AE) to a 65-57 win over Binghamton (4-16, 1-6 AE) in an America East womens basketball game on Sunday afternoon at the Events Center. The loss marked the fifth straight setback for the Bearcats.

White drained five three-point field goals, four of which came in the second half. The Catamounts had a double-digit lead for much of the first half but had to rely on Whites heroics to hold off the Bearcats over the final 20 minutes.

It was frustrating today, head coach Nicole Scholl said. We got outworked in the first half and even though we played better in the second half, (White) hit some big shots for them.

The first half belonged to Whites teammate, Niki Taylor, who scored 10 of her 14 points during that stretch. The Catamounts shot 44 percent (15-of-34) and took a 34-22 lead at the break.

Binghamton pulled to within 39-34 in the first 3:28 of the second half. The Bearcats got to the free throw line 10 times during that span and made nine of their attempts.

White halted the comeback by draining back-to-back three-point field goals, stretching the lead to 45-34. Her next three pointer gave Vermont a 58-43 lead with 9:58 left in regulation.

The Bearcats pulled to within 62-53 on a three-point play by sophomore Kandace Newry with 3:45 left to go. White, however, sank her final three-point field goal with 2:58 left, giving the Catamounts a 65-53 advantage.

Sophomore forward Morgan Murphy led the Bearcats with 14 points and six rebounds. She has now reached double figures in two of the last three games. Senior guard Vaneeshia Paulk finished with 13 points.

Kaylea Britton added 10 points for the Catamounts.

Vermont outrebounded Binghamton 44-30 for the game and finished with 16 offensive rebounds. The Catamounts also held an 18-4 edge in second-chance points.

Binghamton hosts UMass Lowell Thursday at 7 p.m.

NOTE: White and Murphy were the America East Players of the Game.

(Courtesy: BU Bearcats)

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

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

Binghamton web design and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Additional Articles


Blue Devils secure trip back to State Finals
For full highlights and reaction to Saturday's Chenango Forks Blue Devils State Semifinal win, head over to the Fox 40 Football Blog by clicking the link... more

B-Sens cruise to establish first win streak of year VIEW VIDEO
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators earned its first back-to-back victory of the season with a dominating 7-0 win versus the visiting Albany Devils.  Andrew Hammond played perfect between the... more

Bearcats fall to Jaspers in Tip Off Tournament VIEW VIDEO
UNCASVILLE, Conn.—Shane Richards scored a game-high 24 points, leading Manhattan (1-2) to a 78-63 win over Binghamton (1-4) in a Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament game on Saturday afternoon at the... more

Bearcats home opener ends in double digit loss VIEW VIDEO

Dick's Sporting Goods Open Receives Players Award VIEW VIDEO
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Champions Tour announced today the best tournaments of the 2014 Champions Tour season. Four specific categories are recognized – the President’s Award, the Players... more

Saturday BCHSHA Action VIEW VIDEO
Two games on the docket for Saturday's BCHSHA action.  Vestal dominated Johnson City 9-1 thanks to Ryan Reese and Connor Jurgenson, each with a hat trick for the three time defending league champs. ... more

Punches and Pucks fly as B-Sens get OT win VIEW VIDEO
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators snapped the Manchester Monarchs six-game win streak with a 4-3 overtime victory in front of a packed crowd at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. ... 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...