Congratulations to the FBC DefendersBball Club dynamic duo of Alyssa McDonough (25pts) and Shalette Brown (23pts)!

Game Recap: Women’s Basketball | 1/27/2016 11:08:00 PM | by: Matthew Tedino

Devils March Past Valiants in MAC Freedom Overtime Thriller

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MADISON, N.J. –Shalette Brown and Alyssa McDonough combined for 48 points to help the Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham women’s basketball team capture a 72-62 overtime MAC Freedom victory against the Manhattanville College Valiants on Wednesday night at the Ferguson Recreation Center.

Brown, the reigning conference player of the week, tallied her third straight double-double, scoring 23 points while reeling in 16 boards and recording two steals. McDonough also had a productive outing, leading all scorers in the contest with a season-high 25 points to go along with six rebounds, four assists and two steals.

The two standout scorers for the Devils (13-5, 5-2 MAC Freedom) wasted no time getting things started as they notched 17 of the team’s first 20 points.

Two minutes into the second stanza, the Valiants (12-5, 4-3 MAC Freedom) grabbed their first lead of the night afterCandice Scott-Mason scored on a fast break. Manhattaville was able to maintain its lead until the Devils ventured on an 8-2 run in the closing minutes of the half.

The Devils offense hit a rough patch in the third quarter, but it was their defense that helped them limit the damage done by Manhattanville. Junior forward Rachel Groom stood tall in the paint and sent away four of the Valiants’ shot attempts. Groom finished the game with a season-high five blocks to go with her 10 points and 14 rebounds.   Click Here For Full Article

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