No. 6 Tufts remains unbeaten with 21-point win against R.I. College
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Junior guard Hannah Foley paced Tufts with 14 points, including 11 in the first half, to go along with a team-high seven rebounds and a game-high four steals as the No. 6 Jumbos won at Rhode Island College 63-42 at the Murray Center on Tuesday night in non-conference action.
The Jumbos improve to a perfect 19-0 on the season, while Rhode Island College slips to 14-6 overall.
Senior forward Cara Paladino finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, while sophomore forward Vandell Andrade added seven points, 13 rebounds and two steals for Rhode Island College.
The Jumbos jumped ahead of RIC 9-2 at the 13:40 mark following a trey from Foley and never looked back, as the visitors forced the Anchorwomen into 14 first-half turnovers and held the hosts to a 28 percent (5-for-18) shooting clip from the floor en route to the 31-17 halftime lead. Tufts, meanwhile, shot 45 percent (13-for-29) from the field through the first 20 minutes and dished out 10 assists as a team, compared to just one dime for RIC.
The Jumbos continued to pull away from the hosts in the second half as Tufts shot 42 percent (10-for-24) from the floor and outscored RIC 32-25 through the final frame to seal the 21-point victory.