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LIVE BLOG: FDU Women’s Basketball Against Saint Francis, Game 2

6:19 p.m.

The Knights get a thrilling 79-74 win to improve to 10-7, 6-6 in the NEC while the Terriers fall to 3-9, 3-9 in the NEC.

FDU shot 28-65 (43.1%) from the field, 8-23 (34.8%) and 15-22 (68.2%) from the free-throw line while the Terriers shot 29-59 (49.2%) from the field, 7-19 (36.8%) from three and 9-16 (56.3%) from the free-throw line.

Scott led the Knights with 18 points as Mack added 15 points with Roters adding 13 points, as well. Stanley and Carbonell both had 11 points each.

Horvath led the Terriers with 19 points with Lassen adding 18 points and Dimitrijevic had 13 points too. 

Thank you for following tonight’s game. Thank you to our sports writer Charles Elmo for updates throughout the game. Thank you to our Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo for producing the live blog and our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain for updating Twitter throughout the game.

In other FDU news, FDU Athletics announced the new head coach for their Men’s Volleyball team as Karl France will be the first head coach for the team with a press conference set on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Rothman Center.

6:12 p.m.

The Knights get a thrilling 79-74 win to improve to 10-7, 6-6 in the NEC while the Terriers fall to 3-9, 3-9 in the NEC.

6:11 p.m.

DeAngelo steals the inbound pass. Lassen is forced to foul her as she makes both free throws to give FDU the 79-74 lead with no time remaining to give the Knights the win.

6:10 p.m.

Horvath fouls out to send Roters to the free-throw line. Roters makes both to extend the FDU lead to 77-74 with four seconds to go.

6:09 p.m.

Lassen’s layup is good to cut the FDU lead to 75-74 with five seconds to go in the game as FDU calls a timeout.

6:07 p.m.

Selvaggi makes one free throw to extend the lead to 75-72 with 15 seconds to go as the Terriers call a timeout to set up a play.

6:06 p.m.

Dimitrijevic responds with a jumper to cut the lead back to 74-72 with 26 seconds to go in the game.

6:05 p.m.

It’s Roters again. She gets another layup to fall to give the Knights a 74-70 lead with 36 seconds remaining. She has scored 7 straight points for FDU and is up to 11 points for the game.

6:05 p.m.

Roters layup is good to give FDU the lead 72-70 with a minute to go in the game.

6:04 p.m.

Dimitrijevic’s jumper is good as Roters drills a three on the other end to tie the game up at 70 with 2 minutes to go in overtime.

6:03 p.m.

Mack heads to the line and makes one free throw to cut the Terriers’ lead to 68-67 with 2:35 to go in the game.

6:02 p.m.

Selvaggi is called for the foul, sending Fisher to the line. She hits a pair to give the Terriers a 68-66 lead with 2:45 to go.

6:02 p.m.

Scott fouls out on the very next possession. Carbonell checks back in for FDU in a tie game with 2:52 remaining. 

6:01 p.m.

Varga fouls out of the game as Selvaggi makes both free throws to tie the game up at 66 with 3:05 to go in overtime.

6:00 p.m.

DeAngelo misses both free throws as the Terriers lead remains 66-64 with 3:07 to go in the game.

6:00 p.m.

Lassen gets the jumper to fall to open up the overtime scoring. That basket gives the Terriers a 66-64 lead with 3:32 left.

5:59 p.m.

DeAngelo steals the ball off the inbound as Dimitrijevic gets it back as her shot at the buzzer is no good and we are heading into overtime tied at 64.

FDU shot 5-12 (41.7%) from the field, 3-7 (42.9%) from three, and 2-2 (100%) from the free-throw line as the Terriers shot 7-13 (53.8%) from the field, 1-4 (25%) from three and 0-0 (0%) from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter. 

Scott leads the Knights with 18 as Mack has 14 points with Stanley and Carbonell adding 11 points each as well.

Horvath has 19 points for the Terriers with Lassen adding 14 points as well. 

5:55 p.m.

DeAngelo steals the ball off the inbound as Dimitrijevic gets it back as her shot at the buzzer is no good and we are heading into overtime tied at 64.

5:54 p.m.

Scott loses the ball as the Terriers call timeout. The Terriers will have the ball with 4 seconds left in regulation with a chance to win the game at the buzzer.

5:51 p.m.

Lassen finds Fisher who knocks down the three to tie the game at 64 with 18 seconds remaining. It will be FDU’s ball with a chance to win it.

5:49 p.m.

The Terriers get the steal they need. Scott turns it over and is called for the foul. It will be the Terriers’ ball with 23 seconds left.

5:48 p.m.

Horvath pushes off and is called for the charge. She turns it over, giving FDU the ball up 3 with 44 seconds left in the game.

5:46 p.m.

Scott’s jumper is good, but Dimitrijevic responds with a layup at the other end. The Knights lead is 64-61 with 1:15 left.

5:42 p.m.

Stanley fouls out of the game with 2:16 to go in the game with FDU leading 62-59.

5:41 p.m.

Mack answers getting to hoop and laying it in. She’s up to 14 points as the Knights lead 62-59 with 2:42 to go in the game.

5:39 p.m.

Varga finds Fisher who hits the jumper. The FDU lead is back down to 60-59 with 3:10 remaining. 

5:36 p.m.

Hutchinson throws it up and in to cut the FDU lead back to 60-57 with 4:17 to go in the game.

5:35 p.m.

Stanley checks back in and hits a three off the assist by Selvaggi. That gives the Knights a 60-55 lead with 5:30 to go. Stanley has 11 points in the game.

5:34 p.m.

Horvath is locked down. She gets another layup to fall to cut the Knights’ lead to 2. She has 19 points, leading all scorers.

Horvath gets the layup to fall to cut the FDU lead back to 57-53 with 7:09 to go in the game. Horvath has 17 points so far.

5:33 p.m.

Mack knocks down another three, her fourth of the game. She has 12 points, all of which have come from downtown. FDU leads 57-51 with 7:42 left.

5:31 p.m.

Horvath’s layup drops. She has 15 points for the Terriers, but they still trail the Knights by 1 early on in the fourth quarter.

5:30 p.m.

Mack opens the final quarter of play nailing a deep three-pointer. She is up to 9 points as FDU retakes the lead 52-49 with 9:38 to go.

5:29 p.m.

Dimitrijevic makes both free throws to tie the game at 49 at the end of the third quarter.

FDU shot 5-19 (26.3%) from the field, 1-5 (20%) from three, and 3-4 (75%) from the free-throw line while the Terriers shot 6-14 (42.9%) from the field, 2-5 (40%) from three and 4-8 (50%) from the free-throw line.

Scott leads the Knights with 16 points off the bench with Carbonell adding 11 off the bench as well. Lassen leads the Terriers with 14 points as Horvath has 13 points as well.

5:28 p.m.

Scott gets the bucket to fall plus the foul. She completes the three-point play to give the Knights back the lead with 10 seconds left in the quarter. Scott continues to add to her career-high with 16 points as FDU leads 49-47.

5:26 p.m.

Scott fouls Dimitrijevic. That is her third personal, which sends Dimitrijevic to the line. She makes good on both to give the Terriers the lead with 37 seconds left in the quarter.

5:21 p.m.

Stanley is called for the foul. That is her fourth so she is forced to check out. Roters checks back in for Stanley.

5:20 p.m.

Scott’s layup is good and the foul. She misses the free throw, but has a career-high 13 points off the bench. FDU takes back the lead 46-45 with 2:02 left in the third quarter.

5:16 p.m.

Fisher finds Varga who nails the wide-open three to give the Terriers a 45-44 lead with 3:07 to go in the quarter.

5:15 p.m.

Lassen’s layup is good to cut the FDU lead to 44-42 with 4:10 to go in the quarter. She has 14 points for the Terriers.

5:14 p.m.

Mack knocks down the open three off the pass by Wilson. FDU’s lead is back up to 44-40 with 4:48 left in the third quarter.

5:11 p.m.

Stanley heads to the line and makes both free throws to give the Knights a 41-40 lead with 5:39 to go in the quarter. She has 8 points.

5:10 p.m.

Varga’s layup is good to give the Terriers a 40-39 lead with 5:52 to go .

5:09 p.m.

Horvath’s layup is good as Scott hits the jumper to give the Knights a 39-38 lead with 6 minutes to go in the quarter.

5:08 p.m.

Roters is called for her third foul. The foul comes with 7:19 left in the third quarter. Foul trouble sends her back to the bench. Carbonell checks back in for Roters.

5:06 p.m.

Scott’s jumper is good to give the Knights the lead back 37-36 with 8:06 to go in the quarter. She has 9 points in the game, tying her career-high.

5:06 p.m.

Horvath drills the three to give the Terriers a 36-35 lead with 8:19 to go in the quarter.

5:05 p.m.

Varga attacks the basket and gets the reverse layup to go to open up the second half scoring. The Knights lead the Terriers 35-33 with 9:45 to go in the third quarter.

4:54 p.m.

At the end of the first half of play, FDU leads Saint Francis 35-31 in a back and forth game with each team having no problems scoring. 

The Knights’ bench led the way with Carbonell scoring 11 points and Scott adding 7. 

Stanley also had 6 points for the Knights. 

Lassen led all scorers with 12 points for the Terriers with Horvath adding 8 points of her own. 

The Knights shot 15-29 (51.7%) from the field, 3-10 (30%) from three and 2-4 (50%) from the free-throw line. 

The Terriers shot 12-24 (50%) from the field, 4-8 (50%) from three and 3-6 (50%) from the free-throw line.

4:49 p.m.

Carbonell drives in and gets the layup to fall. She beats the buzzer off the assist by Selvaggi. The Knights head into the locker room leading 35-31.

4:47 p.m.

DeAngelo gets to the basket and gets the layup to fall. Horvath responds with a three to cut the Terriers’ deficit down to 2 with 20 seconds left in the half.

4:46 p.m.

Mack drills the three from downtown, but Lassen gets to basket again and lays it in at the other end. The Knights lead 31-28 with a minute left to go in the half.

4:43 p.m.

Scott blows by the defense and lays it in. She has 7 points off the bench for FDU as the lead is now 28-25 with 1:53 remaining.

4:42 p.m.

Lassen gets it to go and the foul. She completes the three-point play from the line. She has 10 points and the Knights’ lead is down to 1 with 2:40 left in the half.

4:39 p.m.

Lassen halts the 14-3 run by the Knights. She drills a three and is now up to 7 points for the Terriers. Scott hits a jumper on the other end to push the FDU lead back up to 26-22 with 4:28 to go in the first half.

4:35 p.m.

Scott goes coast to coast and gets the layup to drop. FDU leads 24-19 with 5:58 left in the second quarter.

4:34 p.m.

Selvaggi finds Carbonell in transition who knocks down the three. Carbonell has 9 points for the Knights as FDU takes the lead for the first time, 22-19.

4:32 p.m.

Wilson is called for another foul. That is her second personal, which sends her back to the bench. FDU now has two players dealing with foul trouble. DeAngelo checks back in for Wilson.

4:30 p.m.

Carbonell goes one of two from the line to cut the Terriers’ lead down to 1. Foul on the other end is on Wilson as McMillian also splits a pair from the stripe. The Knights trail 19-17 with 8:26 remaining in the first half.

4:27 p.m.

Foul goes on Varga. That is her second personal foul. Foul trouble for the Terriers as she checks out. McMillian checks in for Varga.

4:26 p.m.

At the end of the first quarter of play, the Terriers lead FDU 18-16. 

The Knights shot 7-13 (53.8) from the field, 1-6 (16.7) from three and 1-2 (50%) from the free-throw line. 

The Terriers shot 8-13 (61.5%) from the field, 2-2 (100%) from three and 0-1 (0%) from the free-throw line.

4:23 p.m.

Celia Carbonell hits the three off the assist by Scott with 15 seconds remaining. The Knights trail by just 2.

4:21 p.m.

Devyn Scott draws the foul and splits a pair from the free-throw line. That cuts the Knights’ deficit to 18-13 with 48 seconds left in the quarter.

4:20 p.m.

Roters is called for the charge. That is her second personal foul. Early foul trouble for the Knights, trailing by 6 with a minute remaining in the first quarter.

4:19 p.m.

Chloe Wilson drives in and banks in the layup in traffic. Fisher responds by going left and banking in a floater. The Terriers lead the Knights 18-12 with 1:41 left in the quarter.

Chloe Wilson drives in and banks in the layup in traffic. Fisher responds by going left and banking in a floater. The Terriers lead the Knights 18-12 with 1:41 left in the quarter.

4:16 p.m.

Selvaggi finds a cutting Roters who gets the layup to fall. Zharia Hutchinson answers with a three to extend the Terriers lead to 16-10 with 3:30 remaining in the first quarter of play. 

4:15 p.m.

Lassen’s layup is good to extend the Terriers lead to 13-8 with 4:46 to go in the quarter.

4:14 p.m.

Roters gets to the basket and lays it in for her first bucket of the game. The Knights still trail 11-8 at the halfway mark of the first quarter.

Jada McMIllan lays it in to extend the Terriers lead to 11-6 with 5:20 to go in the quarter.

4:10 p.m.

Stanley and Lassen exchange layups as the Terriers lead is 9-6 with 6:09 to go in the quarter. Stanley has all 6 points so far.

Stanley’s jumper is good as she cuts the Terriers lead to 7-4 with 7:05 to go in the quarter.

4:09 p.m.

Stanley and Dimitrijevic exchange layups as the Terriers lead is 7-2 with 7:31 to go in the quarter.

Horvath lays it up and in as she misses the free throw as the Terriers have a 5-0 lead early in the quarter.

4:08 p.m.

Horvath kicks off the scoring with a three-pointer. A long miss by Mack leads to a layup on the other end for Horvath, plus the foul.

4:06 p.m.

The Knights’ starting lineup for today is Madeline Selvaggi, Maria Roters, Sierra DeAngelo, Lindsey Mack and Madison Stanley. 

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

3:50 p.m.

Good afternoon and welcome to another women’s basketball live blog as the FDU Knights take on Saint Francis Brooklyn in the second game of the NEC round-robin. I am Anthony Covino, the sports editor of The Equinox joined by our fellow sports writer Charles Elmo. Our Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo will be producing the live blog with our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain who will be updating Twitter. 

The Knights dropped the first game last night 67-60, they fell to 9-7, 5-6 in the NEC while the Terriers improved to 3-8, 3-8 in the NEC. 

Senior forward Madison Stanley had 19 points, sophomore guard Lindsey Mack had 14 points and sophomore guard/forward Maria Roters had 10 points. 

Freshman forward Fruszina Horvath had 21 points, sophomore guard Nevena Dimitrijevic had 17 points and senior forward Ally Lassen had 15 points in the win last night. 

The Knights look to bounce back and split the series with the Terriers in a 4 p.m. tip-off from Daniel Lynch Gymnasium. 

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The Knights looking to get a win in the second game. Art by Jen Malti.

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