WRITTEN BY JOSEPH PRATASIEWICZ
Preview: The Terriers have a chance to get some revange today as they will face the Bryant Bulldogs.
After their overtime win against Robert Morris University the Terriers are heading into today’s game with some momentum. They are currently on a two game winning streak.
It will be the second time these two teams have faced each other this year. In their first go around the Bulldogs got the best of the Terriers beating them 61-58.
The Terriers struggled to get any rebounds. The Bulldogs out rebounded them 60-32.
Twenty-four of those rebounds were offensive. Two players from the Bulldogs finished the game with 15 or more rebounds.
Senior froward Naana Ankoma Mensa had a game high 18 rebounds and sophomore guard Breanna Rucker finished with 16 rebounds.
The Terriers will need to try their best on boxing out these players. Today the Terriers will need their key players to step up.
Junior guard Eilidh Simpson has played phenomenal all season especially in these last two games. Simpson has scored 20 or more points in her last two contests.
It will be all about the bukets for junior froward Sarah Benedetti. She is coming off from one of her best games this year. In the Terriers win against RMU Benedetti scored 28 points in 31 minutes of game play.
The Terriers will need to relay heavily on their offense because they do not match up in size with the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs come into today’s game having beaten Sacred Heart University 70-66. Two of the Bulldogs players finished with a double-double.
Senior guard Jenniqua Bailey finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Baily hurt the Terriers in their last matchup scoring 16 points.
The playoffs won’t start until next week but this game will defintely feel like one. The Terriers and the Bulldogs are both tied for third place in the NEC conference.
Whoever wins today’s game will get that number 3 seed. So get ready to see a great matchup.