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Alyssa James sets America East career record, but Stony Brook sweeps the night

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - Binghamton senior center Alyssa James became the outright America East career leader in blocks Thursday night with her first block of the game in the second quarter (232 blocks). James had three blocks in the game, putting the career record at 234. The senior also scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds in the game.

After the game 12 Sports asked James if she ever thought she'd be in the America East record books.

"I definitely hoped I would," said Binghamton senior center Alyssa James. "I know coach has a lot of confidence in me and my team has a lot of confidence in me. They've helped me build over the years, and I'm glad that I was able to have the turnout that I did."

Binghamton women:

The Binghamton women's basketball team turned the ball over 12 times and shot 27.3-percent from the free throw line Thursday night, falling at home to Stony Brook, 67-59. Imani Watkins scored a team-high 21 points and moved into second place all-time in Binghamton program history in points scored. 

Final Score: Stony Brook (10-8, 2-3) - 67, Binghamton (11-7, 2-3) - 59

The Bearcats are on the road at UMass Lowell Sunday at noon. 

Binghamton men:

Stony Brook went on a 23-3 run in the second half to blaze past the Bearcats, 77-66. Four Bearcats scored in double figures in the loss, led by J.C. Show with 15 points. Thomas Bruce had five blocks in the loss. 

Final Score: Stony Brook (8-11, 3-2) - 77, Binghamton (10-10, 1-4) - 66

Binghamton hosts UMass Lowell Sunday at 2 p.m. 

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