BU Women Drop Conference Opener
The Binghamton women's basketball team played NJIT on December 30 and came away with an overwhelming victory. On January 5, they were on the road to take on the University at Albany in their first game in conference play.
Albany had a sluggish start to the game, but they were able to narrow the deficit. Kyara Frames tallied 11, Alexi Schecter chipped in five and Khepera Stokes added three as the Great Danes put up 25 points.
Binghamton led the entire way, but their lead shrunk significantly before halftime. Kai Moon scored 10 with Olivia Ramil and Carly Boland chalking up five apiece as the Bearcats went into the break up 26-25.
Albany stayed the course and managed to grab the lead towards the end of the third quarter. Alexi Schecter accounted for 17, Kyara Frames notched 14 and Helene Haegerstrand had eight as the Great Danes reached 56 total points.
Binghamton fought hard and battled for the lead back and forth throughout the second half. Kai Moon ended the game with 17 points and seven rebounds. Carly Boland amassed 14 while Annie Ramil and Denai Bowman tallied six each as the Bearcats suffer a narrow loss as they fell 56-53. The team will be on the road to Baltimore for their next game on January 8 as they'll look to rebound against UMBC.