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Spingola hits 8 3s in 2nd half, No. 19 Marquette women win

December 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Isabelle Spingola scored all 24 of her points in the second half on eight 3-pointers, Allazia Blockton added 20 points and No. 19 Marquette beat Binghamton 93-40 on Monday night.

Marquette (9-2) led 24-11 after the first quarter, with 12 points from Blockton, and opened the second on an 8-0 run for a 32-11 lead. Blockton scored 16 points in the half and Natisha Hiedeman added 10 as Marquette led 43-24. The Golden Eagles outscored Binghamton 28-9 in the third quarter and 22-7 in the fourth.

Spingola was 8 of 10 from distance to tie the school record for makes with Hiedeman and Marquette made 14 3-pointers to tie the program record set in 1993.

Blockton, Marquette’s all-time leading scorer, has 1,979 career points in 108 games, aiming to become the first Golden Eagle, male or female, to reach 2,000 career points. The Golden Eagles play their final non-league game of the season against No. 2 Notre Dame on Saturday, followed by a Big East opener versus Providence on December 29.

Binghamton (5-7) lost at Notre Dame 103-53 last Sunday. Rebecca Carmody, Binghamton’s leading scorer, was held to four points on 2-of-11 shooting against Marquette.

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