Bearcats Earn Road Win at Stony Brook
The Binghamton Bearcats women's basketball team won their fifth game in their last six outings last (Monday) night with a 69-64 road win at Stony Brook University. With the win the Bearcats up their America East record to 7-4 while the Seawolves fall to 5-6 in conference play.
Imani Watkins was at it again. The leading scorer in America East paced the Bearcats with 25 points. Heading into the week Watkins was tenth in scoring in the nation averaging 22 points per game. In the win over the Seawolves Watkins also broke Erica Carter's school career record for three-point field goals with 226. Carter, a Bearcat standout from 2006 -10, set the mark with 224 for career treys with 224.
BU was supreme at the free throw line making 17 of 18 shots. The Bearcats have upped their free throw shooting percentage to 71 percent.
Alyssa James grabbed 13 rebounds against the Seawolves and is averaging ten rebounds per game. James is now seventh all-time in career rebounds with 683.
With the win over the Seawolves the Bearcats are in sole possession of third place in the conference at 7-4. Albany and Maine are tied for first place with records of 7-2.
Binghamton travels to UMBC on Thursday night to meet the Retrievers at 7 PM (6:45 on CBS Sports Radio 1360 AM). It will be the first women's game to be played in UMBC's new Events Center. The school's men played their first game in their new homelast weekend falling to the Vermont Catamounts.