Bearcats Travel to Siena in Women’s Basketball
The Binghamton Bearcats travel to Siena to meet the Saints in women’s basketball Saturday at 2 PM (airtime at 1:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF). This will be the fifth time the two teams have met. Binghamton leads the series 3-1. Last time the two met on the hardwood the Saints picked up a 62-44 victory at the Events Center.
The Bearcats are coming off a 66-63 loss in overtime at Rider. Julia Barac had a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds in that game. Vaneeshia Paulk scored 13 points and Kandace Newry hit for 11 points versus The Broncs.
Siena sports a 4-4 record and the Saints have won three of their last five outings. In their last game they dropped a 105-49 contest at Maryland, a team ranked eighth in the nation.
Bearcats’ forward Sherae Swinson leads her team in scoring with an average of 10.7 points per game. Kandace Newry tops the list of BU rebounders with 5.8 rebounds per outing.
The Saints are paced by Emia Willingham who is scoring 8.3 points per contest. Following Saturday’s game the Bearcats are idle until December 29th when they face LaSalle in the Dartmouth Tournament in a 5 PM tip-off.