Published 03/09/15

Women's basketball team advances to conference semifinals

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Behind a game-high 27 points from Northeast Conference Player of the Year Breanna Rucker, the Bryant University women's basketball team took down seventh-seeded Mount St. Mary's, 76-54, Sunday afternoon in the NEC Tournament Quarterfinals.

With the win, the Bulldogs advance to the NEC Tournament Semifinals for the second straight season. The team will play Robert Morris Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Smithfield

Rucker was recognized as the NEC's top dog for her tremendous play all year as the backbone of the Bulldogs during their historic 2014-15 campaign. In addition. freshman Ivory Bailey (Wyomissing, Pa.) was named conference Rookie of the Year for her dynamic athleticism and ability to play on both ends of the floor.

Read full coverage of Sunday’s win here.