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LIVE BLOG: Women’s Basketball vs. Bryant 1/8

Post-game update:

The game ends as the Bulldogs defeat the Knights by a score of 69-57.

Thank you to our Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Scalzo for helping produce today’s live blog and our managing editor Amaya Morales who updated Twitter throughout the game. The Knights will look to bounce back from this loss when they face Sacred Heart at home on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Have a good rest of your day everyone. 

The Knights shot 25-56 (44.6%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 6-22 (27.3%) and 1-2 (50%) from the free-throw line.  

Bryant shot 26-66 (39.4%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 5-11 (45.5%) and 12-13 (92.3%) from the free-throw line.  

Stanley led the Knights with 19 points. DeAngelo had 15 while Babore had 11. 

Bjelko led the Bulldogs with 32 points. Jallow had 16 while O’Connor had eight points.

2:42 p.m.

The game ends as the Bulldogs defeat the Knights by a score of 69-57.

2:40 p.m.

Bjelko gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 69-57 with 28 seconds left in the game.

2:38 p.m.

Jallow gets sent to the free-throw line and makes both to make the score 67-57 with 30 seconds left in the game.

2:33 p.m.

Bjelko makes the layup for the Bulldogs to make the score 65-57 with 38 seconds left in the game.

2:29 p.m.

Stanley makes the jumper to make the score 63-57. 

DeAngelo makes the layup and makes the score 63-55 with 1:37 left in the fourth quarter.

2:27 p.m.

DeAngelo hits the three for the Knights and makes the score 63-53.

2:21 p.m.

Bjelko gets sent to the free-throw line again and makes both to make the score 63-50 with the Knights down by 13 with 5:02 left in the fourth quarter.

Bjelko gets sent to the free-throw line and makes one to make the score 61-50.

2:19 p.m.

Bjelko and O’Conner both make jumpers for Bryant as Stanley makes the layup to make the score 60-50 with 6:15 left in the fourth quarter.

2:18 p.m.

DeAngelo gets sent to the free-throw line and makes one to make the score 56-48.

2:17 p.m.

Stanley makes the step back to make the score 56-47 to get the Knights within nine.

2:16 p.m.

Fortuny makes the layup and a jumper to make the score 56-45 with 8:28 left in the fourth quarter. 

The Knights get the fourth quarter started with a layup from McGinn to make the score 52-45.

2:11 p.m.

Babore hits the three to make the score 52-43 with Bryant ahead by nine with 57 seconds left in the third quarter. 

2:10 p.m.

O’Conner hits the jumper for Bryant as McGinn makes the layup for the Knights to make the score 52-40.

2:07 p.m.

Bjelko gets sent to the free-throw line and makes it as Babore makes the three to make the score 50-38 with 3:05 left in the third quarter.

Mahoney and Bjelko both make layups to make the score 35-49.

2:01 p.m.

Bjelko also hits another jumper to make the score 47-33 with 6:36 left in the third quarter. 

Stanley continues her momentum with another jumper to make the score 45-33.

2:00 p.m.

Bjelko hits a jumper of her own and makes the score 45-31 with 7:29 left in the third quarter.

Stanley hits a jumper and makes the score 43-31.

1:59 p.m.

Jallow responds with a three of her own and makes the score 43-29 with 8:08 left in the third quarter with Bryant ahead by 14. 

Stanley hits a three and a jumper to make the score 40-29.

1:56 p.m.

O’Conner responds back with a jumper to make the score 40-24 with 9:31 left in the third quarter.

The Knights get the third quarter started with a layup from Maddisyn Mahoney to make the score 38-24.

Halftime Update:

The Knights will look to gain momentum as they hope to make a comeback in the second half of the game. 

The Knights have shot 10-29 (34.5%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 2-14 (14.3%) and 0-0 (0%) from the free-throw line.  

Bryant has shot 15-35 (42.9%) overall. From the three-point line, they have shot 4-9 (44.4%) and 4-4 (100%) from the free-throw line.  

For the Knights, the leading scorer is DeAngelo with nine points. Babore and Stanley have a combined nine points. Babore has five while Stanley has four. 

For the Bulldogs, the leading scorer is Bjelko with 16 points. Jallow has 11 points while Bodziony has four.

1:40 p.m.

Bjelko makes the layup for Bryant to make the score 38-22 as the second quarter comes to end.

1:38 p.m.

Dana Kiefer gets put into the game for Bryant and hits a three to make the score 36-22 with 52 seconds left in the second quarter.

1:37 p.m.

Bjelko continues her momentum with another jumper and makes the score 33-22.

DeAngelo makes the jumper while Jallow hits the three for Bryant and makes the score 31-22 with 2:27 left in the second quarter.

1:36 p.m.

Bjelko gets sent to the free-throw line where she makes both and makes the score 28-20.

Bjelko makes the layup for Bryant to make the score 26-20 with 3:36 left in the second quarter.

1:34 p.m.

Stanley makes the layup to make the score 24-20 and gets the Knights within four.

1:33 p.m.

Mariona Planes Fortuny hits the layup for the Bulldogs as Jallow hits the three and they both add to Bryant’s lead to make the score 24-18.

1:31 p.m.

Babore hits the three and gets the Knights within one to make the score 19-18 with 7:16 left in the second quarter.

1:29 p.m.

The Bulldogs start off the second quarter with Bodziony making the jumper to add to Bryants lead to make the score 19-15.

1:21 p.m.

Bjelko hits the jumper for Bryant to get them ahead by two making the score 17-15 as the first quarter ends.

1:20 p.m.

The Bulldogs and Knights keep going back and forth with scoring possessions making the score 15-15 with 25 seconds left in the first quarter.

1:13 p.m.

The Knights and Bulldogs go at it early, with points being exchanged on both sides making the score 11-5 with FDU ahead by six with 4:56 left in the first quarter.

For the Bulldogs, the starting lineup is Shannon O’Conner, Brooke Bjelko, Juliette Golden, Megan Bodziony and Fatou Jallow. 

For the Knights, the starting lineup is Allie McGinn, Madison Stanley, Madeline Selvaggi, Sierra Deangelo and Abaigeal Babore.

Pre-Game Update:

Good afternoon and welcome to another women’s basketball live blog. The Knights will be going up against the Bryant Bulldogs. I am Jen Malti, sports editor for The Equinox. Our Editor in Chief, Elle Scalzo, will be producing today’s live blog. Our managing editor Amaya Morales will be updating Twitter throughout the game.

Women’s basketball against Bryant.

Art by Aurora Rifkind.

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