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LIVE BLOG: FDU Women’s Basketball Against St. Francis, Game 1

6:12 p.m.

FDU shot 25-56 (44.6%), 8-20 (40%) from the field, and 2-3 (66.7%) from the free-throw line. 

The Terriers shot 22-50 (44%), 5-13 (38.5% from the field, and 18-25 (72.0%) from the free-throw line. 

For the Knights, Stanley led the team with 19 points. Mack added 14 points while Roters  had 10 points. 

For the Terriers, Horvath led the team with 21 points. Dimitrijevic added 17 points while Lassen had 15 points. 

Thank you for following along for tonight’s game. Thank you to our assistant sports editor Jen Malti with updates throughout the game. Thank you to our news editor Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez  for producing the live blog and our Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo  for updating Twitter throughout the game.

Tune in tomorrow for another women’s basketball live blog at 4 pm where the Knights will compete against the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers again at the Daniel Lynch ‘38 Gymnasium in Brooklyn Heights, New York where they look to avoid the sweep in the second game of the NEC round robin. Have a good night everyone! 

5:58 p.m.

With the freshman giving a great performance for the Terriers, they defeat FDU 67-60.

5:56 p.m.

Lassen heads to the free-throw line for the Terriers to make one of two attempts to make the score 67-60 with FDU down by seven.

5:55 p.m.

Fisher heads to the free-throw line and makes both attempts to make the score 66-60 with 17 seconds remaining in the game.

Stanley makes the three to bring the Knights within four and makes the score 64-60.

5:53 p.m.

Horvath heads to the free-throw line for the Terriers as she makes one out of two attempts to make the score 64-57 with 29 seconds left in the game.

5:50 p.m.

Varga heads to the free-throw line and makes one out of two attempts to make the score 63-57 for the Terriers.

5:49 p.m.

Roters makes it down the court to make the layup for the Knights to make the score 62-57 with 42 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

5:45 p.m.

Fisher hits the jumper as Mack makes a three to make the score 62-55 with the Terriers leading by seven with 1:25 remaining.

5:43 p.m.

Lassen makes the layup for the Terriers to make the score 60-52.

5:42 p.m.

Horvath gets the jumper as Stanley makes the layup to make the score 58-52 with 2:46 remaining in the fourth quarter.

5:40 p.m.

Roters heads to the free-throw line as she makes both attempts for the Knights making the score 56-50.

5:38 p.m.

Horvath gets the three for the Terriers and makes the score 56-48 with 4:22 remaining.

5:37 p.m.

DeAngelo responds with a layup to bring FDU within five making the score 53-48.

5:36 p.m.

Horvath heads to the free-throw line to make both attempts to put the Terriers ahead by seven making the score 53-46 with 5:20 remaining in the fourth quarter.

5:34 p.m.

Varga hits the jumper with the assist from Dimitrijevic to make the score 51-46 for the Terriers.

5:33 p.m.

Lassen heads to the free-throw line as she makes one of two attempts making the score 49-46.

5:32 p.m.

FDU scores first in the fourth quarter with Stanley hitting the layup as Roters makes a layup of her own to make the score 46-48 to put the Knights within two with 6:55 remaining in the game.

5:28 p.m.

Both teams are at a standstill with neither team scoring in the first few minutes of the fourth quarter.

5:23 p.m.

Dimitrijevic hits the jumper as she extends the Terriers lead to six making the score 48-42 as the third quarter ends.

5:21 p.m.

Mack gets the floater for the Knights to get within four and makes the score 46-42.

5:19 p.m.

Horvath and Stanley exchange layups to make the score 46-39 with two minutes remaining in the third quarter.

5:18 p.m.

Horvath heads to the free-throw line to make both attempts and makes the score 44-37 to extend the terriers lead.

5:16 p.m.

Stanley responds with a layup of her own to get within five for FDU and makes the score 42-37 with 3:36 remaining in the third quarter.

5:15 p.m.

Dimitrijevic runs down the court to make the layup to make the score 42-35 for the Terriers.

5:12 p.m.

Dimitrijevic makes both free throws and makes the three on the next possession as the Terriers have the lead 40-35 with 4:51 to go in the quarter.

5:10 p.m.

Stanley and Horvath exchange layups as the game is tied at 35 with 5:58 to go in the quarter.

5:07 p.m.

Lassen drills the three and extends the Terriers’ run to 10-0 as the game is now tied at 33 with 6:40 to go in the quarter.

5:05 p.m.

Lassen’s jumper is good as the Terriers open up the second half on a 7-0 run as the FDU lead is now 33-30 with 8:06 to go in the quarter.

5:04 p.m.

Horvath makes another layup and the free throw to cut the FDU lead to 33-28 with 9:01 to go in the third quarter.

5:03 p.m.

Horvath makes the layup to cut the FDU lead to 33-25 at the start of the third quarter.

4:50 p.m.

The Knights lead 33-23 at halftime as the Knights offense continues to impress.

FDU shot 14-27 (51.9%), 5-10 (50%), and 0-0 (0%) from the free-throw line in the first half, while the Terriers shot 8-25 (32%) from the field, 2-6 (33.3%) from three and 5-8 (62.5%) from the free-throw line.

Mack leads the Knights with eight points with Stanley adding six points in the first half. Dimitrijevic leads the Terriers with eight points with Lassen adding six points in the first half as well. 

The Knights have made half of their shots and half of their threes in the first half as the offense continues to shine in the last couple of games and are holding the Terriers to only 32% shooting so far.

4:42 p.m.

McMillan makes both free throws to cut the FDU lead to 33-23 with 43 seconds remaining in the half.

4:41 p.m.

Mack’s layup is good as she extends the FDU lead to 33-21 with 1:07 to go in the half.

4:39 p.m.

Lassen’s layup is good as the FDU lead is now 31-21 with 2:11 to go in the half.

Mack drains the three to extend the FDU lead to 31-19 with 2:36 remaining in the half.

Hutchinson makes one free throw to cut the FDU lead to 28-19 with 3:14 to go in the half.

4:37 p.m.

Jada McMillan makes the jumper to cut the FDU lead to 28-18 with 3:14 to go in the half.

4:36 p.m.

Selvaggi and Dimitrijevic exchange layups as the FDU lead is now 28-16 with 3:49 to go in the half.

4:31 p.m.

Stanley nails the jumper to extend the FDU lead to 26-14 with 5:46 to go in the half.

4:28 p.m.

Dimitrijevic nails the three to cut the FDU lead to 24-14 with 7:10 to go in the half.

4:26 p.m.

Roters lays it in to extend the FDU lead to 24-11 with 9:39 to go in the half.

4:25 p.m.

FDU leads 22-11 at the end of the first quarter. The Knights shot 9-15 (60%) from the field, 4-7 (57.1%) from three, and 0-0 (0%) from the free-throw line while the Terriers shot 4-14 (28.6%) from the field, 1-2 (50%) from three and 2-2 (100%) from the free-throw line. 

Stanley leads the Knights with four points with Lassen also adding four for the Terriers in the first quarter.

4:21 p.m.

Sierra DeAngelo drills the three to extend the FDU lead to 22-11 with 41 seconds to go in the quarter.

4:19 p.m.

Zharia Hutchinson makes the layup to cut the FDU lead to 19-11 with 2:10 to go in the quarter.

4:18 p.m.

Celia Carbonell drills the three to extend the FDU lead to 19-9 with 2:46 to go in the quarter.

4:14 p.m.

Lassen’s layup is good as she cuts the FDU lead to 16-9 with 5:09 to go in the quarter. 

4:13 p.m.

Mack makes a three as Chloe Wilson makes a layup on the next possession to give FDU a 16-7 lead with 5:29 to go in the quarter. 

Roters makes the layup as Horvath makes both free throws on the other side as the FDU lead is 11-7 with 6:27 to go in the quarter.

4:12 p.m.

Dimitrijevic and Scott exchange three-pointers as the Knights lead is 9-5 with 7:07 to go in the quarter.

4:11 p.m.

Lassen and Selvaggi exchange baskets as the Knights lead is 6-2 with 8:18 to go in the quarter.

4:09 p.m.

Stanley makes back to back baskets to give the Knights a 4-0 lead with 8:41 to go in the quarter.

4:04 p.m.

The Knights starting lineup for today is Madeline Selvaggi, Devyn Scott, Maria Roters, Lindsey Mack and Madison Stanley

The Terriers starting lineup for today is Nevena Dimitrijevic, Ally Lassen, Alyssa Fisher, Fruzsina Horvath and Eszter Varga.

4:00 p.m.

Good afternoon and welcome to another women’s basketball live blog. I am Anthony Covino the sports editor for the FDU Equinox joined by our News Editor Jhoana T Merino-Martinez who will be producing today’s live blog and our Editor-In-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo who will be updating Twitter throughout the game.

FDU is set to open up a two game set at Saint Francis Brooklyn at the Daniel Lynch ‘38 Gymnasium 

FDU is currently 9-6, 5-5 in the NEC while Saint Francis Brooklyn is 2-8, 2-8 in the NEC. The Knights sit sixth in the standings while the Terriers sit ninth in the standings 

The Terriers leading scorer is senior forward Ally Lassen with 14.2 PPG, followed by sophomore guard Nevena Dimitrijevic with 11.1 PPG, sophomore guard Alyssa Fisher with 10.3 PPG, and freshman forward Fruzsina Horvath with 10.2 PPG. 

The Knights leading scorer is senior forward Madison Stanley with 13.8 PPG followed sophomore guard/forward Maria Roters with 10.4 PPG.

FDU looks to sweep round-robin against Saint Francis University on Monday, February 9.

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