Bridgeport, Conn.-The University of Bridgeport women's basketball team struggled on the offensive end all night long, as the Purple Knights shot only 25.5 percent (14-of-55) from the floor for the game, as UB saw its three-game winning streak snapped with a 70-52, East Coast Conference home loss to the visiting NYIT Bears on Wednesday night. Bridgeport is now 11-9 overall and 5-5 in conference play. The Bears raise their overall mark to 11-8, and the Bears are 5-6 in the ECC.
Graduate student Anastasia Williams (Central Islip, N.Y.) led the Purple Knights in scoring and rebounding on Wednesday notching a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds off the UB bench.
Margaret Knollmeyer led NYIT with game-highs of 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Up next, the UB women's basketball team is in action at Daemen College on Thursday, February 2. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m.