MANWAH, N.J. – Farmingdale State went on an 11-0 run to start the fourth quarter and defeat the Johnson & Wales University women's basketball team on Friday. The Rams topped the Wildcats, 73-64, in the Roadrunner Tip Off Tournament, hosted by Ramapo College.
Farmingdale State: 2-1
Johnson & Wales: 1-1
The last time Johnson & Wales and Farmingdale State squared off was December 16, 2015 when the Wildcats hauled in a school-record 82 rebounds, which at the time was the fourth-highest total in NCAA D3 history.
Farmingdale State led by as many as 11 in the first half and went into the locker room with a 34-31 margin. JWU got its first lead of the second half, 35-34, at the 8:23 mark of the third quarter on a Marissa Cottrell jumper. Unfortunately, the Rams outscored the Wildcats, 29-17, in the fourth quarter thanks to 11 free throws.
The free throw line was not charitable to the Wildcats as they went 10-of-18 (55.6 percent) from the line. JWU outrebounded FSU, 49-41.
The Wildcats wrap up the tournament Saturday when they take on Bryn Athyn at 12 p.m.