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Women's Hoops Wraps Up Road Stretch At Binghamton
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics  
Release: 11/18/2013
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Game No. 4
Canisius (2-1) at Binghamton (0-2)
Tuesday, Nov. 19 — 7 p.m.
Events Center (Vestal, N.Y.)

Webcast: AmericaEast.TV
Free Audio Broadcast: GoGriffs.com
     Mike Scott (p-x-p)
Twitter: @CanisiusWBB @GoGriffs #MAACHoops #Griffs

QUICK HITTERS

  • Canisius wraps up its early-season, three-game road trip with Tuesday night’s game at Binghamton University.
  • Canisius defeated Binghamton 61-48 in last season’s meeting between the teams at the Events Center in Vestal, N.Y.
  • Canisius leads the all-time series 5-2, and the schools have split their four previous meetings at the Events Center.
  • Senior Jen Morabito and sophomore Tiahana Mills both hail from Binghamton and played their high school basketball at Binghamton High School.
  • Canisius has started the season with a 2-1 record through the opening three games for the first time since the 2007-08 campaign.
  • Senior Jamie Ruttle was named to the preseason All-MAAC Third Team. It is the third time in Ruttle’s career that she has been selected to a preseason All-MAAC Team.
  • Canisius was picked to finish sixth of 11 teams in the MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
  • At Big Four Media Day on Oct. 14, Ruttle was voted to the All-Big Four First Team while senior Jen Morabito and junior Kayla Hoohuli were each voted to the All-Big Four Second Team. 

MORABITO, MILLS RETURN HOME

  • Senior Jen Morabito and sophomore Tiahana Mills both hail from Binghamton and played their high school basketball at Binghamton High School.
  • Morabito is playing near her hometown for the third time in four years while Mills is playing in the area for the second time in her career.
  • Morabito scored nine points in last year’s 61-48 win while Mills had four points, three assists and four steals.
  • Mills earned NYSSWA All-State Third-Team honors following her senior season.
  • Morabito graduated from Binghamton as the school’s leading scorer and was named NYSSWA All-State Fourth Team. 

NOTES FROM LAST YEAR’S GAME AGAINST BINGHAMTON

  • Canisius defeated Binghamton 61-48 on Nov. 27, 2012, in Vestal.
  • Ashley Wilkes and Jamie Ruttle each scored a team-high 13 points for the Griffs.
  • The Griffs held a 42-31 advantage on the glass and forced Binghamton into 19 turnovers.
  • Canisius shot 9-of-16 from behind the arc, led by a 3-for-6 performance from Jen Morabito.
  • Canisius is playing at the Events Center for the second consecutive season and for the third time in the last four years. 

NOTES FROM SATURDAY’S WIN AT OAKLAND

  • Canisius earned its first road win of the season with a 62-57 victory at Oakland University.
  • Senior Jen Morabito led the Griffs with 16 points, making four 3-pointers for the third time in as many games.
  • Redshirt junior Courtney VandeBovenkamp made her first start since Feb. 19, 2012, against Fairfield.
  • Sophomore Tiahana Mills had a career-high eight assists.

 

BINGHAMTON SCOUT

 

  • Binghamton enters Tuesday’s game with an 0-2 record. The Bearcats have lost to Buffalo and Bucknell to start the season.
  • Binghamton posted a 6-24 overall record and 5-11 record in the America East last year. The Bearcats return nine letterwinners and three starters from their 2012-13 team.
  • Binghamton was picked to finish eighth in the nine-time America East conference preseason poll.
  • Sherae Swinson leads the team at 13.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Kim Albrecht leads the team with three 3-pointers and is shooting 50 percent from behind the arc.
  • Binghamton has seven players averaging at least 17 minutes per game.
  • Binghamton has forced its opponents into 35 turnovers during the first two games and has a +2.5 turnover margin in the early season. The Bearcats have been averaging 72.5 possessions per game.
  • Binghamton has a 27.2 offensive rebounding percentage and 65.0 defensive rebounding percentage.
  • Nicole Scholl is in her fifth season as head coach at Binghamton. She led the Bearcats to 19 victories during the 2010-11 campaign and to the semifinals of the America East conference tournament three times in four years.

 


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