BU Women Defeat Grambling State
The women's basketball team took a loss against Austin Peay in the first round of the Florida International University Tournament on December 19. As a result, the Bearcats played in the first matchup of the day on December 20 against the Tigers of Grambling State.
The Tigers played fairly well in the opening half. Ariel Williams led the charge for Grambling State with 10 points. Jasmine Forte and Markisha Body each had four points as the team combined for 24 first-half points.
Binghamton had quite a turnaround from yesterday. Shots were falling, many trips to the free-throw line and lots of rebounds. Kai Moon was back to her old self as she tallied 13 points on 5-9 shooting. Annie Ramil also scored 13 and grabbed a game-high six boards. Karlee Krchnavi and Kaylee Wasco each chipped in six as the Bearcats led 44-24 going into halftime.
Coming out of halftime, Grambling State would continue to chip away at the lead. Ariel Williams ended with a game-high 26 points for the Tigers. Candice Parramore finished with 14 and both Alexus Holt, as well as Jasmine Forte, chipped in seven apiece as the team managed to put up 67 points for the game.
Binghamton was able to lead from the opening tip, and that didn't change in the second half. Kai Moon recorded 23 while shooting 50 percent from the field. Kaylee Wasco accounted for 16 and Annie Ramil racked up 15 as the Bearcats win by a final score of 88-67. This moves the team record to 10-2 overall going into the holiday break. The team will return home and play their final game of 2019 at home on December 30 against NJIT.