Road Trip to Columbia, Cornell Up Next For Bears Women’s Hoops
|Brown (7-15, 1-7)||26||32||58|
|Cornell (11-10, 3-4)||33||27||60|
|Newman Arena (Ithaca, N.Y.)|
|Pts: Sophie Bikofsky - 21||Pts: Fitzpatrick, Clare - 17|
|Reb: TEAM - 10||Reb: DiMagno, Allyson - 17|
|Ast: Sheila Dixon - 6||Ast: Lane, Spencer - 7|
|Field Goal %||41.5% (22-53 )||34.5% (20-58 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||18||13|
|2nd Chance Pts||2||9|
|Pts in the Paint||22||14|
|Brown (7-14, 1-6)||25||26||51|
|Columbia (3-17, 1-5)||32||30||62|
|Pts: Sheila Dixon - 17||Pts: Tachibana, Miwa - 16|
|Reb: Sheila Dixon - 5||Reb: Simmons, Brittany - 9|
|Ast: 2 Players (#24, #43 - 2)||Ast: Ball, Taylor - 3|
|Field Goal %||37.5% (18-48 )||52.3% (23-44 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||19||22|
|2nd Chance Pts||6||8|
|Pts in the Paint||22||16|
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women's basketball will look to end its five-game losing streak in an Ivy League weekend road trip to Columbia and Cornell on Friday and Saturday nights. Both games begin at 7 p.m. ET.
The Bears (7-13, 1-5 Ivy) will look to get back to the winning side of the ledger when they play Columbia (2-17, 0-5 Ivy), which has the Ivy League's longest active losing streak at nine games. Cornell (10-9, 2-3 Ivy) has lost three in a row, including a 69-60 overtime loss to second-place Harvard on Feb. 10.
Last time Out
Sheila Dixon, who is 59 points shy of the 1,000 career-point mark, put up a team-high 17 points in a 68-37 loss to Princeton on Feb. 9. It was the first time she amassed double-digit points since she scored 18 at Yale on Jan. 19.
Lauren Clarke led the team in scoring with 13 points in a 68-57 loss to Penn on Feb. 10. The Bears got solid individual performances from Natalie Ball who posted a season-high five steals and Ellise Sharpe who sparked the Bears' bench effort with nine points.
Brown is 37-15 all-time against the Lions. Brown is 41-27 all-time against the Big Red.
Who to Watch For
Senior guard/forward Tyler Simpson leads Columbia in scoring with an average of 10.3 points per game. Junior Courtney Bradford holds down the paint for the Lions with a team-high 15 blocks while averaging over six rebounds per game.
Junior guard Allison DiMagno averages a double-double for Cornell with over 13 points and 11 rebounds.