VESTAL, N.Y. - Four players scored in double figures for Binghamton University to lead the Bearcats over the New Hampshire Wildcats, 74-54, Saturday afternoon in America East women's basketball action at the Events Center.
For the Wildcats, Danielle Clark (Corinna, Maine) again led the way with 15 points and five rebounds, but got into foul trouble and eventually fouled out with 4:27 left in the game. Lindsay Adams (Theresa, N.Y.) contributed 12 points and four rebounds, while Whitney Edwards (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) added eight points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals.
Binghamton's Jen Blues hit five three-pointers to lead all players with 17 points and six steals, while Juta Jahilo earned a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Rachel Laws also notched a double-double with ten points and 12 rebounds, and Jen Haubrich contributed ten points, five rebounds, and three assists before leaving the game with an ankle injury late in the second half.
In the first half, Binghamton (8-4, 2-0 America East) pulled away from the Wildcats with a 16-0 run over a six-minute span to take a 25-7 lead. UNH got as close as 36-24 late in the first half, but the Bearcats went on a 15-2 run at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half to pull away from the Wildcats.
The Bearcats outrebounded UNH, 44-28, and shot 52 percent (26-of-50) from the field, while New Hampshire hit only 30.9 percent (17-of-55) of its field goal attempts, including 3-of-19 shots (15.8 percent) from behind the three-point line.
New Hampshire (9-3, 1-1 America East) plays its final non-conference game of the season, traveling across state to face the Dartmouth Big Green Wednesday, January 11, at 7 p.m. in Hanover, N.H. The Wildcats return home Saturday, January 14, against the Stony Brook Seawolves at 1 p.m.