St. Bonaventure (23-9, 12-5) rode sophomore forward Hannah Little’s career-high 22 points and game-high 17 rebounds to a 54-42 victory over La Salle (15-14, 9-9) Friday in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament…
It was a story book ending for a season filled with transition. On a day the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team said good-bye to seniors, senior Alaina Walker lead a trio of players in double figures as the Bonnies defeated the LaSalle Explorers on Senior Day, 71-58.
Seniors Vanessa Abel, Ahjah Hall, Jocelyn Floyd and Carly Vendemia became the all-time winningest class in Duquesne women’s basketball history after defeating La Salle 54-46 at Tom Gola Arena on Wednesday night.
In a tale of two halves, the Charlotte women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half riding a career day from Jennifer Hailey to post a 73-56 victory at La Salle Sunday afternoon, equaling the school record for consecutive wins with 11. The 49ers’ senior notched her 12th-straight, which is one in every Atlantic 10 contest this season, the 21st of the season and 41st of her career double-double with a career-high tying 27 points and a career-best 18 rebounds.
With La Salle leading 46-43 with under five seconds to go, the onus was on Saint Louis to deliver. The Billikens did, knotting the game at 46-46 with 4.8 seconds to go and overtime all but certain. But Shanel Harrison was not having any of that, getting the ball on the inbounds and zipping the length of the court around Billiken defenders to launch a desperation heave at the buzzer – and sinking that attempt for three points and the 49-46 Atlantic 10 win at Tom Gola Arena on Wednesday afternoon.
Five Colonials scored in double figures for the second time this season and the George Washington women’s basketball team used a big second half to pull away from Atlantic 10 rival La Salle for a 74-57 win on Sunday afternoon at the Explorers’ Tom Gola Arena.
Hosting its annual Field Trip Day, UMass women’s basketball dropped a hard-fought decision to La Salle, 68-57 at the Mullins Center on Wednesday. Senior center Jasmine Watson recorded her 15th career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds as one of four Minutewomen to score at least 10 points.
Despite 19 points and 15 rebounds for Victoria Macaulay, Temple women’s basketball suffered a 71-55 Atlantic 10 and Big 5 loss to La Salle on Sunday afternoon. The loss to the Explorers (6-14, 2-2) was the first since 2000 for the Owls (8-11, 1-3).
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies penned their own version of “The Tale of Two Halves”, as SBU broke open a close game using a 18-2 run to start the second half and defeat the upset-minded LaSalle Explorers, 68-53 in Atlantic 10 Conference quarterfinal action.
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