By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham State University women’s basketball team controlled the paint outscoring Curry College 50-14 inside as the Rams defeated the Colonels 74-56 Thursday evening in non-conference action at Logan Gymnasium.
Framingham State is now 7-2.
Curry College is now 5-5
HOW IT HAPPENED:
· Tied 10-10 midway through the first quarter, the Rams rattled off an 8-0 run fueled by six points from Flannery O’Connor taking an 18-10 lead with just under two to play. The Colonels answered with a 6-2 spurt in the final two minutes cutting the Rams lead to 20-16 after one.
· The Rams started the second quarter with a 15-3 run taking a 35-19 lead midway through the frame. Curry cut the deficit to 11 with just over three to play, but a Katty Haidul jumper gave the Rams a 37-24 lead at the half.
· Framingham State started the third quarter outscoring the Colonels 14-2 over the first five minutes taking a 51-26 lead. The Rams maintained a sizeable lead throughout the remainder of the game and led by as many as 33 in the fourth quarter.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
· The Rams controlled the paint outscoring Curry 50-14 in the paint including a 32-8 advantage inside in the first half led by 19 first half points from O’Connor and 11 from Haidul.
· O’Connor picked up a double double in the game for the Rams with a team-high 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Haidul also finished with a double double of 21 points and 11 rebounds.
· Katherine Haselton finished the game with seven points, while Jenna Tavanese came off the bench to score seven and added five boards.
· The Colonels were led by 15 points and six rebounds from Kristyanna Remillard, while Kathryn Dunn and Kylie McCarthy chipped in with nine apiece.
The Rams are back in action Saturday when they travel to Regis at 1 p.m.
The Colonels are off until January 3rd when they travel to Salve Regina.