WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – The Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team made a fourth-quarter push at Eastern Connecticut State University but it wasn't enough to take down the Warriors. The Wildcats dropped a 75-65 decision at ECSU on Wednesday.
Eastern Connecticut State: 8-3
Johnson & Wales: 1-11
Johnson & Wales dug itself a hole when they were outscored 18-8 in the second quarter. ECSU took a 35-25 lead into the locker room.
ECSU went 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the final minute to seal the win. The Warriors were 20-of-28 from the charity stripe, compared to 9-of-11 by JWU.
Keeping the Wildcats in the game was eight three-pointers and 17 second-chance points from 14 offensive rebounds.
Johnson & Wales plays its final non-conference game on Saturday when it travels to Bridgewater State for a 1 p.m. tip.