BU Women Host UMBC Retrievers
Linda Cimino's Binghamton Bearcats women's basketball team hopes to build off Sunday's romp over UMass Lowell with a home win over the UMBC Retrievers at the Events Center. Tipoff is set for 7 PM with air at 645 on CBS Sports Radio 1360 AM.
With Sunday's win the Bearcats even their America East record at 3.3 and overall slate at 12-7. Binghamton features two record-setters in Imani Watkins and Alyssa James. Watkins leads America East in scoring averaging 21.8 points per game, Watkins has scored 1,882 career points which is second in Binghamton University history. She trails only Bess Greenberg who is the school's all-time points leader with 2,024.
James enters this game leading the conference in blocks with an average of 4.1 per game. She also owns the all-time career blocks record in both America East and Binghamton University. James broke the school record against the River Hawks and enters Wednesday's game with 237 blocks. The Bearcats' record was held by Binghamton Associate Head Coach Leah Truncale Bowers.
The Retrievers are 1-5 in America East and 2-17 overall. BU has the edge in the all-time series with a 19-12 advantage. Last season the teams split the two-game series.