Jersey City, N.J. (12/6/17) – The Kean University women's basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to breeze past New Jersey City University by the final of 85-47.
Junior Marajiah Bacon led the Cougars (4-3, 2-2 NJAC) with 17 points and five assists.
Kean trailed for just 17 seconds of the matchup as Jesenia Montalvo nailed a trey, three points of her game-high 22 on the night, to put NJCU ahead, 5-4. The lead was short lived as Kean regained the lead on back-to-back free throws from Bacon.
The Cougars extended the lead to double-digits at the end of the first quarter (17-7) and led by as many as 23 during the second stanza on a layup from Emily Dominguez. Kean headed into the break with a 38-18 lead.
Kean cruised through the second half as 12 players saw action in the contest.
The Cougars return to action on Saturday when they host Ramapo College at 3 p.m.