Women's basketball falls in Neumann Tip Off Consolation

Mia Savoy was named all-tournament
Mia Savoy was named all-tournament

ASTON, Pa. - Despite a career-high 19 points by Tamiya Ford, the Hood College women's basketball team dropped a 78-65 final to Rutgers-Camden in the consolation game of the Neumann Tip-Off Tournament. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Ford went 7 of 9 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. 
  • Mia Savoy, who was the Blazers' representative on the all-tournament team, added 15 points, three 3-pointers, seven boards and two blocks. 
  • Maggie Tien went 4 for 7 on 3-point field goals and finished with 13 points. 
  • Deaja Colden scored 10 points on 5 of 7 shooting off the bench. 
  • Ebony Pitt led Hood with five assists. 
  • Hood shot 22 for 44 from the field (50 percent). 

How it Happened

  • The Blazers took an early 10-8 lead after a 3-point play by Ford midway through the first quarter. Wykira Johnson-Kelly scored nine points during a 13-4 run to end the period for the Scarlet Raptors took a 21-14 advantage into the second period. 
  • Mia Savoy knocked down two 3-pointers and Tien added another to spark a 13-0 run to begin the second period. Hood went ahead 27-21 after a Morgan Anderson jumper with 5:33 left in the half.
  • Jordan Harbaugh hit back-to-back-to-back 3-pointers later in the quarter to give Rutgers-Camden the lead and the Scarlet Raptors took a 39-31 lead into halftime. 
  • In the fourth quarter, a basket by Colden with 6:37 remaining pulled Hood within 63-60 but a 15-5 run by Rutgers-Camden put the game away. 

Notes

  • Gabby Greene went 8 of 15 from 3-point range and finished with 24 points. 
  • Johnson-Kelly came off the bench for 18 points and 10 rebounds and Harbaugh finished with 14 points, going 4 for 7 behind the arc. 
  • The Scarlet Raptors overcame Hood's hot shooting with a 14 for 30 effort behind the arc (47 percent). 

Up Next 

The Blazers are idle until hosting Marymount (Va.) on November 26 at 6 p.m.

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