Bridgewater, Mass.—Senior forward Fataya Larry (Brooklyn, NY) led the Anchorwomen with a registering a 14-point, 16-rebound double-double as the Rhode Island College women's basketball team sailed past Bridgewater State, 75-54, at the Adrian Tisley Center on Tuesday night.
Rhode Island College 75, Bridgewater State 54
Rhode Island College (5-1)
Bridgewater State (1-4)
HOW IT HAPPENED
• The first quarter began slowly for both teams as they struggled to find a way to score. The Anchorwomen defense held the Bears in check as they finished the quarter on an 11-5 run to close out the quarter with a 17-10 lead.
• The Bears outscored the Anchorwomen, 20-18, in the second quarter, but RIC finished the first half ahead on the scoreboard by five, 35-30.
• The Anchorwomen completely controlled the third quarter. RIC used a 14-1 run during the first 5:25 of the stanza to build a commanding 51-33 lead. RIC finished the frame allowing only eight points to the Bears and led by 20, 58-38, after three quarters.
• During the fourth quarter, the Anchorwomen established their largest lead of 24, 68-44, before eventually cruising to a 21-point victory.
• Sophomore center Willcia McBorrough (Providence, RI) compiled a game-high 21 points to go along with eight rebounds and three assists. Junior guard Sophia Guerrier (Waltham, MA) registered a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
• Junior center Destiny Fitzgerald (Medford, MA) led the Bears with 10 points and four rebounds.
BY THE NUMBERS
• RIC shot 50 percent (35-for-70) from the field, zero percent (0-for-14) from beyond the three-point line and 31 percent (5-for-16) from the foul line.
• BSU shot 31 percent (20-for-65) from the field, 19 percent (3-for-16) from long range and 58 percent (11-for-19) from the foul line.
• RIC held a commanding advantage in the paint, outscoring BSU, 66-28, and dominated on the glass with a 59-35 advantage.
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Roger Williams on Sunday, Dec. 1 (3 p.m.).