Riverdale, NY – The Dee Dee Buckets were in full effect Thursday against Siena. In front of an audience of over 1,200, Deedee Davis A career-high 37 points strengthened Jasper’s offense in a 78-53 win over Siena.
With the win, Jaspers improved to 6-10 overall and 3-4 in the MAAC. Siena’s four-game winning streak ended as they fell to 10-6 and 4-2 in the MAAC.
“We weren’t playing our best basketball,” added Davis after the game. “I know other people know that, but we really wanted to raise the bar for ourselves. I know the best thing about this basketball season is that there’s always another day.Today was our chance.We’ve improved and we’ve done it so I’m really proud of this ball club. increase.”
Davis was unstoppable from the first chip, posting a monster 17 points in the first quarter.The party started with a triple on Jaspers’ first offensive possession. Davis continued to heat up and connect with a pair of layups. From there, she caught fire. It didn’t matter what the Saints did on defense as the Jaspers went into the second quarter and he led 26-12.
The fire continued to burn in the second quarter. The quarter’s first basket was none other than the Bronx native hooked up in her signature pull-up jumper. Brazil Harvey Kerr Added five points before Davis returned to the board with a layup. Davis then scored 12 of the Jaspers’ final 14 points in this quarter, a previous season-high 28, sending Manhattan into halftime with a 49–31 advantage.
In the final quarter, Davis hit a pair of free throws of points 36 and 37, surpassing his previous career-high 35 points set in last year’s MAAC championship game against Fairfield.
“Today we challenged them to be a veteran team,” said the head coach Heather Vrynn Follow the win. “I understand that there have been adversities. We are not two of the top three scorers, but I felt that we understood our experience and what we needed to do today. I felt they executed their game plan exceptionally.DeeDee (Davis) was sensational today.”
“I felt like I was in rhythm and shooting. We shared basketball and I was restless. I let him shoot. I did a good job today getting to the rim and getting some good shot opportunities.”
Davis had help from the rest of Green and White this afternoon. Jade Bragrove He achieved his first double-double of the season and recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds. Harvey-Carr said he scored 17 points, Helena Garnik A perfect 4-4 from the field and scored 8 points.
In addition to her new career-high points, Davis had her sixth double-double of the year and had 11 rebounds. 37 points is the most points scored in a single game by an MAAC player this season.
Greens and Whites shot an impressive 46.2% (30-65) from the field and a better 47.4% from downtown (9-19). The 78 points were a season-high and the most points scored by the Jaspers since February 17, 2022, when they dropped 82 to Canisius. Nine triples is the most a team has achieved this season.
Manhattan is off this Saturday, but next week it travels to western New York for road matches against Niagara and Canisius.
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