BANGOR, Maine – The Johnson State College women's basketball team fell to Husson University 66-37 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon.
The Badgers drop to 3-19 (2-14 NAC) on the season while the Eagles move to 14-9 (12-4 NAC).
Husson jumped out to an early 12-0 lead seven minutes in. The Eagles kept control and took a 20-5 lead after one.
The Badgers held pace in the second, with Husson outscoring Johnson 15-12 in the quarter to take a 35-17 lead into halftime.
The teams traded baskets early in the third, but Husson pulled away to outscore the Badgers 17-10 in the quarter to bring their lead to 52-27 going into the fourth.
Husson finished off the Badgers in the fourth to take the 66-37 win.
Points: Sami Ireland & Hayden Campbell – 11
Rebounds: Megan Peach – 9
Assists: Kenzie Worcester – 5
Field Goal %: Husson 33.8% | Johnson 26.8%
3-Point FG %: Husson 16.7% | Johnson 10.0%
Rebounds: Husson 53 | Johnson 48
Assists: Husson 19 | Johnson 8
Turnovers: Husson 11 | Johnson 30
Points off Turnovers: Husson 25 | Johnson 3
Bench Points: Husson 36 | Johnson 17
Johnson will host Pine Manor in a non-conference game on Tuesday, February 13 at 5:00 p.m.