Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 4:05:07 AM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Early deficit too much for Bearcats

VESTAL, N.Y.  Ariel Gaston scored a game-high 19 points and Elizabeth Belanger added 16 points, powering New Hampshire (15-9, 9-2 AE) to a 64-46 win over Binghamton (4-21, 1-11 AE) in an America East womens basketball game on Wednesday evening at the Events Center.

Belanger, who added seven rebounds, three assists and five steals, scored nine of her points in the first half as the Wildcats built a 25-15 lead. Gaston, however, scored all of her points in the second half.

New Hampshires key spurt in the first half was an 8-2 run in a span of 2:06 to go up 18-9 with 4:41 left in the first half. Belanger had four of her points during that stretch.

Gaston, meanwhile, took over the game in the second half. In addition to her 19 points, she had four of her five steals during the final 20 minutes. All of those steals led to fast-break baskets.

Binghamton was within 49-40 when senior guard Stephanie Jensen drained a three-point field goal with 4:34 left to go. She finished with a team-best 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

From that point on, however, New Hampshire closed the game on a 17-6 run. Gaston had six points during that span and the Wildcats sank their final four free throws.

It was a tough loss because I thought we competed well against New Hampshire during parts of the game tonight, head coach Nicole Scholl said. But they have the record they do for a reason. They are a very good team.

Binghamton is off for a week before heading to first-place Albany next Wednesday for a 7 p.m. game.

NOTES: Gaston and Jensen were the America East Players of the Game.

(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


B-Sens comeback bid falls one goal short
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Ė The Binghamton Senators came up short 6-5 in search of its first victory over the St. Johnís IceCaps at the Mile One Centre in Newfoundland .  Despite a late rally from the B-Sens,... more

Tuesday's Sectional Playoffs High School Roundup VIEW VIDEO
Scores and Highlights from Section IV's Boys Quarterfinals: Class B Dryden 0 - Union Springs/Port Byron 2 (US/PB adv to semis vs. Sus. Valley, 10/24 @ SV, 3:30) Waverly 0 - Chenango Forks 8... more

Madray feeling better than ever VIEW VIDEO
In 2013-14, the Bearcats relied on the talents of Jordan Reed to lead a freshmen class that quickly went from untested to well seasoned as players.  Marlon Beck, Yosef Yacob, Magnus Richards, and... more

Lady Bearcats take all new team into all new season VIEW VIDEO
Players regularly leave a basketball program upon graduation.  But the Binghamton University Bearcats women's basketball program also lost two returners, Kandace Newry to transfer, Morgan Murphy for... more

Plays of the Week VIEW VIDEO
Your Plays of the Week from October 13-19!... more

High School Volleyball Round-Up! VIEW VIDEO
STAC Girls Volleyball Chenango Forks 3 - Susquehanna Valley 0 Final Maine-Endwell 3 - Union-Endicott 2 Final Vestal 3 - Binghamton 1... more

Linda Cimino and the Women's Basketball team look to win more games than 2013 VIEW VIDEO
The Binghamton University Women's Basketball Team are two weeks away from their preseason game against Mansfield and the intensity in practice continues to grow. In her first season as head coach,... 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...