LIVE BLOG: FDU vs. Loyola 11/14

4:27 p.m.

The Knights lost to Loyola 68-59 after heading into overtime. 

Thank you to our managing editor Amaya Morales who produced tonight’s live blog and our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain who updated Twitter throughout the game. The Knights will look to get a win when they face Bucknell on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Have a good rest of your night everyone. 

FDU shot 22-60 (36.7%) from the floor overall and 8-22 (36.4%) from the three point line. From the free-throw line the Knights shot 7-11 (63.6%)

Loyola shot 24-53 (45.3%). From the three point line they shot 2-11 (18.2%). From the free-throw line, they shot 18-23 (78.3%). 

Forgues led the Knights with 21 points. Wilson also helped contribute with 14 points while Niles had seven points.

For Loyola, Salmeron led with 15 points. Dixon followed up behind her with 14 points and Rozzi with 12 points. 

Stanley makes it to the free-throw line for the Knights and hits both to make the score 68-59 with 12 seconds left in the game. 

4:17 p.m.

Stanley makes it to the free-throw line for the Knights and hits both to make the score 68-59 with 12 seconds left in the game. 

4:16 p.m.

Rozzi also gets sent to the free-throw line to make the score 68-57 for Loyola.

4:15 p.m.

Dixon makes it to the free-throw line and hits both to make the score 67-57 with 27 seconds left.

4:11 p.m.

Salmeron gets sent to the free-throw line and shoots, making the score 64-57 with 54 seconds left in the game.

4:06 p.m.

Wilson drives in the layup to get within five for the Knights to make the score 57-62 with 1:34 left in the game. 

4:03 p.m.

Dixon gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 62-55. 

4:02 p.m.

Roberts gets sent to the free-throw line and makes it to make it 60-55.

4:01 p.m.

Salmeron hits the jumper while Roberts follows up to bring Loyola ahead by four, making the score 59-55 with 3:42 left in the game.

3:58 p.m.

The Knights will head into overtime with the game tied 55-55.

3:56 p.m.

Stanley ties the game with a clutch layup.

3:53 p.m.

Roberts gives the Hounds the lead with just 0:08 remaining in the game. Knights down 55-53.

3:48 p.m.

Dixon ties the game late with a free throw. Knights look to hold on with 1:24 left.

3:45 p.m.

Rozzi gets fouled on the drive and knocks down two free throws.

3:44 p.m.

Dixon quickly drives inside and lays it up. The Knights’ lead is cut down to three with 3:26 remaining.

3:43 p.m.

Therien converts on the layup and hits the free throw.

3:42 p.m.

Bell lays the ball up for the Knights.

3:41 p.m.

Rozzi knocks a free throw down to make the game 45-51 for the Hounds.

3:40 p.m.

Dixon knocks down two free throws for the Hounds. The Knights still lead 51-44.

3:39 p.m.

Chloe Wilson gets the layup and the foul. With a free throw, the Knights have their largest lead of the day 51-42.

3:33 p.m.

Forgues hits yet another three from the corner and the Knights go back up six with 8:06 left in the game.

3:31 p.m.

Knights are swarming the Hounds on defense.

3:30 p.m.

Niles swings it to the corner for Forgues’ three.

3:29 p.m.

Keegan Douglas knocks down a tough runner to beat the buzzer. The game continues to be closely contested as both teams are tied 42-42.

3:26 p.m.

Salmeron curls along the baseline and gets her floater to go.

3:25 p.m.

Stanley hits a big three for her first points of the game. The Knights extend their lead 42-38.

3:24 p.m.

Bell misses two at the line for the Knights.

3:23 p.m.

The Knights force a second shot-clock violation for the Hounds with 1:47 to go.

3:22 p.m.

Forgues fakes her defender and gives the Knights the lead with a layup.

3:21 p.m.

Dixon heads to the line and knocks down one-of-two.

3:18 p.m.

Dixon is blocked by Forgues.

3:16 p.m.

Carbonell gets another three to go for the Knights to tie it at 37-37 with 5:34 left in the third quarter.

3:10 p.m.

Niles hits a big three from the corner for the Knights to cut the Hounds’ lead down to three.

3:07 p.m.

Rozzi loses her defender and knocks down another three for the Hounds. Knights now trail by six.

3:06 p.m.

Salmeron hits a three off of the Knights’ turnover as the Hounds take the lead with 7:14 to go.

3:04 p.m.

Rozzi gets the layup and the foul. Loyola ties the game 31-31.

3:03 p.m.

Chloe Wilson drives hard to the basket and gets in the Knights’ first points of the second half.

Halftime Update:

The Knights looked very strong offensively in the first half as they knocked down shots and penetrated inside.

The Hounds were able to keep up with the Knights and keep the score within range. 

FDU shot 11-27 (40.7%) from the floor overall and 3-6 (50%) from the three point line. Forgues led the way in scoring for the Knights by putting up 13 points, followed by seven points from Chloe Wilson and four points from Rachael Niles.

Loyola shot 14-27 (51.9%) overall but have yet to make a three in the game, shooting 0-6 on their attempts. Laura Salmeron leads the way with six points, with Roberts, Dixon and Therien combining for 12 points.

2:46 p.m.

The Knights lead 29-28 after two quarters of play.

2:45 p.m.

Forgues knocks down two free throws at the line with 0:28 left.

2:43 p.m.

Sierra DeAngelo checks in and immediately hits on her jumpshot.

2:42 p.m.

Therien powers inside and lays it up off the backboard.

2:41 p.m.

Stanley’s layup waved off on an offensive foul with 1:53 left.

2:40 p.m.

Both teams exchange a few turnovers.

Dixon brushes off a defender and gets the floater to go as the Hounds take the lead.

2:39 p.m.

Keegan Douglas connects on a jumper off of Edwards assist. The Knights still lead 25-24.

2:38 p.m.

Chloe Wilson hits one from the line with 3:46 left in the second quarter.

2:35 p.m.

Keegan Douglas rebounds the miss from Salmeron and puts it back in.

2:34 p.m.

Forgues scores again on the jumper. She has 11 points with 5:13 to go in the second quarter.

2:33 p.m.

Forgues fires away from three and gives the Knights the lead again.

2:32 p.m.

Roberts follows with a jumper of her own and the Hounds take the lead 20-19.

2:31 p.m.

Celia Carbonell hits on her three pointer.

Laryn Edwards knocks down her jumper.

2:30 p.m.

Salmeron gets inside and converts the floater for the Hounds. The game is tied 16-16.

2:29 p.m.

Chloe Wilson sneaks inside off the inbound and lays it up.

2:28 p.m.

Rozzi drives baseline and scores to start the second quarter for the Hounds and tie the game.

2:22 p.m.

Niles gets to the line and goes 1-2 to end the quarter. Knights lead 14-12.

2:20 p.m.

Knights put pressure on the Hounds and force a shot-clock violation.

2:19 p.m.

Roberts scores on the layup and the Hounds take their first lead with 3:30 remaining in the first quarter.

2:18 p.m.

Roberts scores on the layup and the Hounds take their first lead with 3:30 remaining in the first half.

2:16 p.m.

Forgues bursts to the rim for another layup. The Knights are up 11-10.

2:15 p.m.

Salmeron steps back for the deep mid-range shot.

2:11 p.m.

Taleah Dixon bails out the Hounds with a contested jumper as the shot clock expires. Knights lead 9-8.

2:10 p.m.

Salmeron scores for the Hounds with 6:17 to go in the first quarter.

2:09 p.m.

Therien gets inside for another layup. The Knights still lead 9-4.

2:08 p.m.

Devyn Scott deals an assist to Rachael Niles for the deep three. The Knights start out with hot shooting.

2:07 p.m.

Chloe Wilson connects on a nice jumper. The Knights lead 6-2.

2:06 p.m.

Therien answers with a layup for the Hounds.

Forgues scores on a jumper. 

2:05 p.m.

Forgues gets the steal and lays it in to start the Knights off 2-0.

2:00 p.m.

Starting lineup for the Knights: Dahomee Forgues, Devyn Scott, Rachel Niles, Chloe Wilson and Madison Stanley.

Starting lineup for the Hounds: Laura Salmeron, Charia Roberts, Lex Therien, Taleah Dixon and Bri Rozzi.

Pre-game Update

Good afternoon and welcome to live coverage of the FDU women’s basketball game. The Knights will look to bounce back after suffering an 89-68 loss to St. John’s as they head to Maryland this afternoon. FDU will look to build upon the impressive performances of Dahomée Forgues, Devyn Scott, and Chloe Wilson, who combined for 49 of the Knights’ 68 points in the last game. I am Sheldon Gomes, sports writer for The Equinox. Our managing editor Amaya Morales will be producing today’s live blog. Our student lifestyle editor Naniyah McClain will be updating Twitter throughout the game.

FDU looks to bounce back as they play against Loyola.

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