BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's basketball team never trailed en route to a 85-50 non-conference win over Husson on Tuesday evening at Morrell Gymnasium.
The Polar Bears closed out their non-conference slate with a win thanks to 51% shooting for the game, including 10-17 (58%) from three-point range. Ranked 19th in the latest d3hoops.com poll, Bowdoin improves to 17-2 on the year. Husson falls to 8-8.
Fourteen different players scored for Bowdoin in the win, led by 12 points from Allie Piscina and 11 from Selena Lorrey as the Bowdoin bench accounted for 59 point. Sara Binkhorst added 10 for the Polar Bears. Samira Cruz led the Eagles with 15 points.
Both teams scuffled in the early going before Bowdoin scampered on a 13-4 run to open the contest. The Polar Bears quickly pushed the lead to double-digits, holding a 44-29 lead at intermission and pushing the lead to as many as 40 points in the second half.
Bowdoin held a 38-31 edge in rebounding and held Husson to 32% shooting from the field and forcing 23 turnovers.
The Polar Bears will host a huge weekend of NESCAC action this Friday against Trinity (6 p.m.) and Saturday against Amherst (2 p.m.). Husson will host Castleton on Friday (5:30 p.m.) and Green Mountain (1 p.m.) on Saturday.