Cornell Tops BU Women
The Cornell Big Red started strong and led for over 33 minutes to down the Binghamton Bearcats women's basketball team on Sunday 54-51 at the Events Center. The Big Red jumped out to a 9-0 lead and led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter. The Bearcats rallied and trailed 21-19 at the end of the first half.
The Bearcats had a lead for just 1:49 of the game. With the win Cornell ups its record to 8-4. Binghamton closes out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 5-8 slate.
Imani Watkins paced BU in scoring with 13 points. Rebecca Carmody ended up with 12 points for the Bearcats. Binghamton went just 3-19 from three-point range shooting 16 percent from beyond the arc. Alyssa James grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds for the Bearcats.
The Bearcats begin America East play on Wednesday night when they host UMBC. Tip off is set for 7 PM at the Events Center. Air if 6:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF.