Feb. 25, 2014
Army Game Notes
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The Army women's basketball team will make its first trip to Boston University since Jan. 19, 1982, when it faces the Terriers in a Patriot League contest on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Game time at Case Gym is slated for 7 p.m.
HOW TO FOLLOW
The game can be heard live on the radio on 1340-AM (Middletown) or 1390-AM (Poughkeepsie), with Nikolai Busko on the call. The Patriot League Network will offer a video stream - visit PatriotLeague.org for more information. Live statistical updates via CBS Sports GameTracker will be available in a link on Army's website as well. For detailed in-game updates, follow Army women's basketball on Twitter - @WestPointWBB.
THE ARMY-BOSTON UNIVERSITY SERIES
The Last Meeting
January 29, 2014
West Point, N.Y.
Minato Reaches Career High As Army Shoots Past BU
Sophomore Kelsey Minato scored a career-high 32 points, while tying a program record with six three-pointers during Army's 72-45 win over Boston University in Patriot League women's basketball action on Wednesday evening at Christl Arena.
Monday will mark just the fourth meeting between Army and Boston University in a series that dates back to 1980. The Terriers hold a 3-1 all-time advantage over the Black Knights, but Army earned a 72-45 win during the last meeting on Jan. 29. Before playing last month, the sides had not faced each other since playing three years in a row from 1979-80 to 1981-82.
LAST TIME OUT
Army erased its largest deficit of the season (19 points) to earn a 78-69 win at Lehigh on Feb. 24. The Black Knights shot just 11-for-37 (29.7) from the field in the opening half, while the Mountain Hawks knocked down 17-of-26 (65.4 percent) of their attempts. In the second half, Army was 16-of-29 (55.2 percent) from the floor and held the hosts to 5-of-23 (21.7) shooting. The Black Knights outscored the Mountain Hawks, 48-22, in the second period, marking their second-highest point total in a single half all season (63 in the first half vs. Staten Island, 12/29). Sophomore Kelsey Minato scored 31 points to increase her double-digit scoring streak to 43 games, while adding five rebounds and six assists. Senior Jen Hazlett posted 13 points, eight rebounds and five assists, while sophomore Jean Parker tallied 12 points and a career-best seven boards. Sophomores Brianna Johnson and Aimee Oertner added nine and six points, respectively.
Army will conclude its regular season on Saturday, March 1, when it faces Lafayette in a road match-up at 2 p.m.