Mass. College Hoops: Bentley Wins East Regional, Advances To Elite Eight (VIDEO)
For the third time in four years, Bentley University’s women’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division 2 Elite Eight as the Falcons topped LIU Post, 83-62, in Waltham on Monday evening.
The win, which secured the Falcons a spot in the next round, also tied the school record for its longest winning streak. The Falcons are currently 32-0.
Jacqui Brugliera recorded a double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Courtney Finn and Lauren Battista combined for 28 points, nine boards, seven assists and one block. Bentley converted 30 of 59 shots and sank 17 of 23 attempts at the free throw line.
Bentley will return to the hardwood next Tuesday, March 25 when they travel to Erie, Pennsylvania to face Drury, tip-off is slatted for 8:30 p.m.
Below is a highlight package, which was produced by Pack Network from last night’s tilt.