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Women’s Basketball Season Comes to an End with 66-54 Loss to Binghamton in America East Quarterfinals
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UMBC made just five of 23 field goals in the first half but stayed in the game thanks to its foul shooting, as the Retrievers were 15-of-19 at the line.
UMBC’s shooting struggles continued into the second half, making just one of its first 10 attempts as Binghamton opened a 14-point lead, 49-35, with 9:44 remaining, and the Retrievers could get no closer than 10 the rest of the way.
Kurowski’s 23 points came on 7-of-11 shooting and 8-of-10 at the foul line. She also made UMBC’s only three-pointer of the game.
Cassidy was the only other Retriever in double figures with 10 points, eight of which came in the first half. She added a team-high seven rebounds.
The first of Cassidy’s two free throws with 5:19 remaining in the first half broke UMBC’s 23-year-old single-season scoring record, which Tammy McCarthy set at 609 in 1985-86. Cassidy finished the year with 613 points.
Kurowski also became the third Retriever freshman ever to score 400 points in a season. She finished the year with 410 points.
Guard Erica Carter led