women’s college basketball roundup

BU extends win streak to 11 games

Senior guard Chantell Alford scored 16 points, including 11 in the second half, as Boston University extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 57-52 victory over Binghamton at Case Gym on Saturday.

Rashidat Agboola added 7 points and 10 rebounds for the Terriers (14-3, 4-0 America East), who are on their longest winning streak since a 13-gamer last season.

The Terriers were able to overcome a 3-for-23 performance from 3-point land in a game that was close throughout. BU took advantage of Binghamton’s mistakes, scoring 20 points off of 17 turnovers.


Sherae Swinson scored a game-high 18 points and had five rebounds for the Bearcats (2-15, 1-3).

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UConn 85, Marquette 51 — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 24 points and Stefanie Dolson added 20 to help the third-ranked Huskies topple the host Golden Eagles.

Mosqueda-Lewis scored 9 points and Dotson 6 during a 21-3 run to open the game for Connecticut (14-1, 2-1 Big East). Sarina Simmons scored 19 points to lead Marquette (8-7, 0-2).

Louisville 70, Providence 62 — Shoni Schimmel and Bria Smith scored 17 points each to pace the No. 15 Cardinals to a victory over the Friars in Providence.

Antonita Slaughter added 12 points for Louisville (14-3, 2-1 Big East), which shot 64 percent (16 of 25) in the first half. Tori Rule scored 20 points and Symone Roberts had 13 points and seven assists for Providence (5-10, 0-2).


Oklahoma 65, Texas Tech 55 — Aaryn Ellenberg scored the final 13 points for the No. 16 Sooners in their win over the visiting Red Raiders (12-4, 2-2 Big 12).

Ellenberg finished with 26 points, and Joanna McFarland added 14 points and 16 boards for Oklahoma (14-2, 4-0).

Dayton 82, Butler 39 — Amber Deane had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the No. 22 Flyers routed the host Bulldogs.

Andrea Hoover and Samantha Mackay had 13 points apiece for Dayton (13-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10). Daress McClung and Liz Stratman led Butler (9-7, 0-1) with 11 points each.

Iowa State 68, Texas Christian 52 — Chelsea Poppens scored 24 points and had 15 rebounds to lead the No. 25 Cyclones over the visiting Horned Frogs.


Iowa State (12-2, 3-1 Big 12) has won eight straight home games. The Cyclones have a 3-0 edge in the all-time series with TCU.

 Zahna Medley scored 11 points for TCU (7-8, 0-4). Latricia Lovings had seven boards.

UMass 62, George Washington 58 — Junior Carolann Cloutier scored a season-high 13 points as the Minutewomen (3-13, 1-0 Atlantic 10) slipped past the Colonials at the Mullins Center.

George Washington (6-9, 0-1) was led by Tara Booker and Danni Jackson, who each scored 14 points.

La Salle 72, Rhode Island 46 — In Philadelphia, the Explorers raced to a win over the Rams in the teams’ Atlantic 10 opener thanks to a 15-0 run in the second half.

La Salle (5-11) held the Rams to four field goals in final nine minutes, and Brittany Wilson had 17 points and 10 rebounds. Brianna Thomas led URI (5-11) with 15 points.

Albany 71, Maine 39 — Ebone Henry, Lindsey Lowrie, and Megan Craig each scored 12 points in the host Great Danes’ dismantling of the Black Bears.

Julie Forster added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Albany (12-3, 3-0 America East). Courtney Anderson led Maine (1-15, 0-3) with 11 points.

Vermont 63, Maryland-Baltimore County 60 — Niki Taylor had 15 points, Lauren Buschmann had 8 points and 14 rebounds, and the Catamounts held off the Retrievers in Burlington, Vt.

Vermont (5-11, 2-1 America East) made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 16 seconds to seal the victory. Raven Harris led UMBC (5-12, 1-3) with 22 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists.

Hartford 59, Stony Brook 43 — The Hawks used a 21-4 second-half run to break a halftime stalemate en route to a win over the visiting Seawolves.

Daphne Elliott poured in 19 points for Hartford (11-6, 2-2 America East). Chikilra Goodman scored 11 points for Stony Brook (10-7, 2-2), but also had 10 turnovers.

Harvard 88, Dartmouth 66 — The host Crimson cruised past the Big Green after they jumped out to a 30-10 lead in the first 14 minutes.

Christine Clark led Harvard (10-5, 1-0 Ivy League) with 22 points and seven rebounds, and Victoria Lippert added 19 points and seven boards. Faziah Steen scored 18 points for Dartmouth (2-13, 0-1).

Lehigh 67, Holy Cross 65 — Katie O’ Reilly scored the winning layup with one second left, lifting the Mountain Hawks over the Crusaders in Worcester.

O’Reilly recorded a double-double for Lehigh (9-7, 1-0 Patriot League), scoring 17 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Holy Cross (8-8, 0-1) was led by forward Amy Lepley’s 17 points and seven rebounds.

Central Conn. 59, Bryant 50 — In a defensive battle, the host Blue Devils topped the Bulldogs behind Kirsten Daamen (12 points, 10 rebounds) and Lauren Arbogast (12 points, nine rebounds).

Kaley Watras also scored 12 points for Central Connecticut (7-7, 1-2 Northeast), which held Bryant (4-9, 0-3) to 27.4 percent shooting. Jenniqua Bailey (10 points) was the only Bulldog to score in double digits.

Quinnipiac 74, Sacred Heart 45 — Brittany McQuain recorded her third double-double of the season, scoring a game-high 21 points and snaring 10 rebounds in the Bobcats’ rout of the visiting Pioneers.

Jasmine Martin (14 points) and Felicia Barron (13 points) also scored in double figures for Quinnipiac (12-2, 3-0 Northeast). Morgan Merriman scored a team-high 13 points for Sacred Heart (9-6, 1-2).

Fairfield 61, Niagara 54 — Katie Cizynski scored a career-high 14 points and had 14 rebounds as the host Stags held off a second-half rally by the Purple Eagles.

Brittany Obi-Tabot added 15 points for Fairfield (9-6, 3-1 Metro Atlantic). Lauren Gatto led Niagara (7-8, 2-2) with 21 points.