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Womenís Basketball Falls at Binghamton, 70-50
Michelle Kurowski posted her first career double-double with 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
VESTAL, N.Y.óFreshman guard Michelle Kurowski (Hicksville, N.Y./Hicksvill) posted her first career double-double, but the UMBC womenís basketball team (14-14, 6-9 AEC) dropped a 70-50 decision to America East rival Binghamton (12-15, 7-7 AEC) Saturday afternoon at the Events Center.
Kurowski scored 15 points and added a career-high 13 rebounds to go along with four steals and was named UMBCís America East Player of the Game.
Leading by two points, 11-9, with 12:49 remaining in the first half,
Kurowski scored eight straight points early in the second half to spark a 13-3 Retriever spurt, capped by a long three-pointer by junior guard Carlee Cassidy (Syracuse, N.Y./Westhill), to cut UMBCís deficit to 11, 48-37, with 11:46 remaining.
But the visitors could get no closer, as the Bearcats 10 of the gameís next 11 points to go back up by 20, 58-38, at the 5:10 mark. After
Cassidy was the only other Retriever in double figures with 15 points, while sophomore guard Michele Brokans (
The Retrievers return to action on Wednesday, March 4, when they conclude the regular season against league-leading