IC Women Win, Men Lose In Empire 8 Tourney

By wbng sports

February 26, 2011 Updated Feb 26, 2011 at 12:46 AM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton)

The Ithaca women's basketball team (20-6) shot a school and tournament-record 64.2 percent from the floor en route to a 76-49 rout of fourth-seeded Utica (15-11) in the semifinal round of the Empire 8 Championship tournament Friday. The top-seeded Bombers will host Stevens (a 66-61 overtime winner over St. John Fisher) at 1 p.m. in Sunday's final with the league's automatic bid to the NCAA playoffs at stake.

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