Lady Broncos beat Express

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The SUNY Delhi (2-4) women’s basketball team traveled to take on Wells College and defeated them 66 - 24 to pick up their second win of the season, Nov. 29. The 42-point win is their biggest margin of victory since Dec. 3, 2016 when they won 78-27.

Delhi got off to a hot start, scoring the first eight points of the game and then never giving up the lead. They would end the first quarter 17-2 after shooting well and playing great defense. The Broncos shot 43.8% from the field and 50% from three while forcing Wells to shoot 1-for-17.

Through the first half, they would continue to play great defense holding the Express to just nine points. The Broncos went into the break winning 30-9 after shooting 40.6% from the field with 12 points coming from the paint. Justine Lubbers and Francesca Vassilakos led the scoring, combining for 16 points. While senior Myles Matthias added six points and eight rebounds.

In the second half, the Broncos worked the ball down low and saw players off the bench play a big role. Out of their 36 second-half points, 20 points came from in the paint and 27 points from bench players. They saw their biggest lead stretch to 42 points with 3:25 left in the fourth quarter.

Freshman Vassilakos would end the night with a game-high 13 points as she poured in three baskets from downtown. Jayda Allen provided a great spark from the bench in the second half scoring 11 points. While Matthias ended her night with 11 rebounds and Angelica Lazo added seven assists.

The Broncos look ahead to their first conference game of the season on Saturday, Dec. 3 against SUNY Cobleskill at 1:00 p.m. on the road.

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