Senior Khadija Campbell scored 15 of her game-high 21 points in the first half to lead the top-seeded Geneseo women's basketball team into the SUNYAC tournament title game with a 69-55 win over fourth-seeded Cortland. Campbell finished 8-12 from the field, 1-1 from the arc and 4-6 from the line with nine rebounds to lead four players in double figures for the Blue Knights. Sophomore Melissa Graham hit 8-14 shots on her way to 18 points with six rebounds and three assists, senior Alyssa Polosky scored 14 points with six rebounds and senior Brittany Finkle hit 5-10 for 10 points with a game-high 11 rebounds, five assists and five steals. Geneseo used a 10-0 run in the first half to lead 18-7 with 13:56 remaining and stretched the lead to 17 on a layup by Campbell with 2:34 to play. In the second half, Cortland cut the lead to seven at 44-37, but the Blue Knights used a 7-0 run to reclaim the 17-point lead at 59-42 with 7:13 to play in the game. The Blue Knights controlled the glass, 46-31, while shooting 45% (28-62) from the field for the game. Geneseo moves to 24-3 on the season and hosts #2 seed Oneonta on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Geneseo Athletics will provide the first 200 SUNY Geneseo students a FREE ticket to Saturday's women's basketball championship game!