Washington paces Cabrini women to third straight win
Brooklyn College was looking to avenge a
13-point loss to Cabrini in the opening round of last year’s NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament.
Nomi Washington made sure that did not happen.
Washington poured in a game-high 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds to help the Cavaliers extend their winning streak to three with a 74-62 victory over the Bulldogs Friday night.
Meghan Matthews was the only other Cabrini player in double figures with 12 points. She also handed out six assists and grabbed five rebounds.
PSU-BRANDYWINE 78, PSU-SCRANTON 35 >> The Delco Lions turned the ball over a season-low seven times to extend their winning streak to five games.
Brandi James (Interboro) and Nikki Velez paced a balanced offense with 15 points apiece. Madison D’Ambrosio (Springfield) contributed
DREXEL 53, MANHATTAN 39 >> The Dragons’s defense was too much for the host Jaspers in the opening night of the Manhattan College Tournament. Drexel held Manhattan to single digits in the first three quarters and 30 percent shooting from the field.
Bailey Greenberg led Drexel with 15 points and eight rebounds. Aubree Brown pitched in with 14 points.
Andrew Persuad enjoyed a career night to help Penn State-Brandywine get back on the winning track with a 97-70 romp over Penn State-Scranton.
Persuan shot 4-for-5 from 3-point range to finish with a career-high 20 points. Jacob Hunt added 15 points, and Bryce Barrouk and Bobby Heath chipped in with 14 points each.
Hunt and Heath also doles out seven assists apiece.
LEBANON VALLEY 83, CABRINI 67 >> One losing streak came to an end and another continued as the Dutchmen topped the Cavaliers in the opening round of the Doc Greene Tournament at Juniata.
Jeremy Deihm paced four LVC players in double figures with a game-high 18 points to snap a five-game losing streak. Chris Anderson (Haverford/Malvern Prep) chipped in with six points, seven assists and five rebounds.
D.J. Smith led Cabrini with 15 points. Anthony Wright-Downing added 12 points and six boards. Voshon Mack collected 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Trey Smith finished with 10 points for the Cavaliers (2-6), who have dropped four in a row.