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Bridgeport men's, women's teams post wins over District of Columbia

Connecticut Post
Updated 12:09 am, Thursday, January 31, 2013
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Bridgeport men's and women's basketball teams were victorious Wednesday night against District of Columbia with the men's team winning 90-67 and the women's team prevailing 53-51.

The Purple Knights' men's team led buzzer-to-buzzer in its game. Darian David scored a game-high 24 points and Ivan Simic had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Purple Knights (13-8, 9-2 ECC), who have won six straight and 10 of their last 11 games.

Tanisha Carter scored four of her 14 points in the game's final two minutes to lift the Purple Knights' women's team. Priscilla Dodoo added 14 points and a game-high 17 rebounds for Bridgeport (13-6, 8-3 ECC).

BRIDGEPORT (13-8, 9-2 ECC)

Ivan Simic 9-13 2-3 20 Dion Waiters 3-5 0-0 6 Omari Howard 3-6 0-0 6 Lloyd Antoine 4-8 0-1 8 Darian David 9-17 0-0 24 Jojo Swift 2-7 0-0 5 Jahmill Jenkins 0-1 0-0 0 Eddie Asamoah 1-5 1-2 3 Dezmon Hickman 2-7 0-0 4 Ognjen Zoric 3-5 0-0 8 Curtis Loving 2-3 0-0 4 Frank Dogali 1-1 0-0 2. Totals: 39-78 3-6 90.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (2-16, 1-9)

D'Angelo Johnson 1-9 4-4 6 Quasim Jones 8-18 2-2 21 Florent Pontens 6-10 2-2 14 Ralph Watts 3-10 3-5 10 Keith Brooks 0-3 2-2 2 Brandon Ennis 3-10 1-2 7 Milton Colquehoun 1-3 0-2 3 Omar Abbas 1-2 1-2 4. Totals: 23-65 15-21 67.

Halftime: Bridgeport 41-24. 3-pointers: Bridgeport 9-24 (Waiters 0-2, David 6-11, Swift 1-4, Jenkins 0-1, Hickman 0-1, Zoric 2-4, Loving 0-1); District of Columbia 6-19 (Johnson 0-3, Jones 3-7, Watts 1-4, Brooks 0-1, Colequehoun 1-2, Abbas 1-2). Rebounds: Bridgeport 53 (Simic 11); District of Columbia 32 (Johnson 7). Assists: Bridgeport 20 (Waiters 7); District of Columbia 7 (Watts, Colquehoun 2). Team fouls: Bridgeport 18, District of Columbia 9. Attendance: 300.

BRIDGEPORT (13-6, 8-3 ECC)

Jenna Hoffman 2-9 0-0 6 Aziza Patterson 3-12 0-0 7 Priscilla Dodoo 3-14 8-10 14 Tanisha Carter 3-9 8-8 14 Danielle Dorsett 2-6 2-2 6 Marie Biondi 1-4 0-0 2 Casey Bray 2-6 0-0 4. Totals: 16-60 18-20 53.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (7-13, 2-8)

Lianne Miller 2-7 0-0 4 Julissa Anderson 2-8 0-2 5 Teara Shaw 1-11 2-2 4 Denikka Brent 4-15 1-2 9 Tatyana Calhoun 3-4 0-0 6 Snezana Blagojevic 0-0 0-0 0 Janelle Junior 4-5 0-1 10 Tiara Goode 0-3 0-0 0 Ty Abilla 1-5 0-0 2 Robin Keke 5-6 1-2 11 Taj Baldwin-Kollore 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 22-64 4-9 51.

Halftime: Bridgeport 26-17. 3-pointers: Bridgeport 3-14 (Hoffman 2-6, Patterson 1-5, Dodoo 0-2, Bray 0-1); District of Columbia 3-9 (Anderson 1-5, Brent 0-1, Junior 2-2, Goode 0-1). Rebounds: Bridgeport 48 (Dodoo 17); District of Columbia 40 (Brent 9). Assists: Bridgeport 7 (Patterson 3); District of Columbia 6 (Shaw, Junior 2). Team fouls: Bridgeport 9, District of Columbia 18. Attendance: 250.

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