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February 10, 2014

O-State women knock off Bengals

Staff Report

Alyshia Crawford scored a game-high 21 points Saturday to lead host Oneonta State to a 70-54 women’s basketball upset of first-place Buffalo State in the SUNY Athletic Conference.

Grace Schilling contributed 15 points and five steals for the Red Dragons (16-6, 10-5), who received 10 points and 12 rebounds from Lyteshia Price.

Kala Crawford’s 18 points and eight rebounds paced the Bengals (17-4, 12-2), which committed 21 turnovers and shot 32 percent from the floor (19-for-58).

Ashley Wallace finished with nine points and 11 rebounds for Buffalo State, which faced a 28-26 deficit at halftime.

Kelly Mulligan scored a season-high 10 points off the bench for Oneonta, which scored the first 17 points of the second half.

Sarah Longto had eight points and eight rebounds for the Red Dragons, who play their regular-season home finale at 6 p.m. Friday against SUNYAC rival New Paltz.

Hartwick 72, Alfred 62

Brittney Dumas had game-highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead visiting Hartwick College to an Empire 8 Conference victory Saturday.

Maria Foglia contributed 14 points for the first-place Hawks (18-4, 11-1), who received 10 points apiece from Kate Purcell and Taylor Vonasek.

Hartwick trailed, 24-13, with 5 minutes, 10 seconds left in the opening half. The Hawks closed the half on a 17-4 run to take a 30-28 lead at the break.

The Hawks then outscored the Saxons (6-15, 1-9), 30-12, for a 20-point lead and stayed ahead by double digits the rest of the way.

Rachael Stedman and Harley Cleary scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, for the Saxons, who are 9-42 all-time against Hartwick.

Winners of four straight, the Hawks are off until hosting Stevens for an E8 game on Feb. 18.

Gallaudet 64, Cobleskill 60

Kady Porterfield finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks Saturday, but SUNY Cobleskill dropped a North Eastern Athletic Conference game in overtime.

Porterfield scored on a putback with about 30 seconds left to tie the score at 54 and set up overtime. Shelby Preston gave the Fighting Tigers (5-15, 3-9) their final lead, at 60-59, on a layup with 1:02 to play in the extra period.

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