Split outcomes for Knights
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The Queens College men’s basketball team trailed by 14 points at halftime on Saturday against Bridgeport, but a 19-7 run to start the second half propelled the Knights to a 71-70 victory at Fitzgerald Gymnasium to improve to 2-0 at home this season.

Both teams started out slowly in the opening half of action, with Shomari Redd hitting the first lay-up of the contest after two minutes of play to allow QC (2-10, 2-2 ECC) to strike first.

Elijah Bovell of Queens College (2-10, 2-2 ECC) led all scorers with 18 points and also pulled down ten rebounds in the win to go along with three assists and two steals.

Wayne Li added eleven points and five rebounds with a team-high three blocks while Shomari Redd added ten points.

Bakary Camara led Bridgeport (5-5, 1-3 ECC) with 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Green added 16 points and three assists. Eric Rankin had 11 points for the Purple Knights in the loss.

Queens travels out of conference to cap off the 2018 calendar year with a game on December 30 at Southern Connecticut State at 3:30 p.m.

Women fall

An early 9-0 run put the Queens College women’s basketball team in a hole that the Knights could not come back from, as QC fell by a 67-51 score to Bridgeport on Saturday at Fitzgerald Gymnasium.

Lucy Tougas led the Knights (2-8, 1-3 ECC) with 15 points, six rebounds and three assists while Analeza Edore scored ten points off the bench with a team-high eight rebounds.

Beth Bonin added eight points and four rebounds with Emer Moloney contributing seven points for Queens in the loss.

Gianna Gotti’s game-high 23 points came off the bench for Bridgeport (6-4, 3-1 ECC) with the freshman guard also posting five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Samnell Vonleh added 14 points and nine rebounds and NK Ilang had eleven points and six boards for UB in the win. Sarah Middleton dished out six assists while Briana Stoddart contributed eight points.

The Knights were scheduled to host American International College on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the final home event of the calendar year.
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