Second-Seeded Black Knights Host No. 3 American In PL Semifinals

Jen Hazlett

Jen Hazlett

March 9, 2014

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WEST POINT, N.Y. - The second-seeded Army women's basketball team will play in the Patriot League Tournament Semifinals for the first time since 2009, when it hosts No. 3 American on Monday, March 10. Tip-off at Christl Arena is slated for 7 p.m.

The Last Meeting
February 22, 2014
West Point, N.Y.
Hazlett Posts Double-Double In 64-60 Win Over American
Senior Jen Hazlett scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high-tying 12 rebounds to lead the Army women's basketball team to a 64-60 Patriot League victory over American on Saturday afternoon at Christl Arena. With the win, the Black Knights improve to 19-7 overall and 11-4 in the conference, while the Eagles, slip to 19-8 and 12-4.

The game can be heard live on the radio on 1340-AM (Middletown) or 1390-AM (Poughkeepsie). The game can also be heard live via audio stream on Knight Vision, Army's subscription-based service available on Army's Nick DeSanctis will have the call. The Patriot League Network will offer a video stream - visit for more information. Live statistical updates via CBS Sports GameTracker will be available on Army's website as well. For detailed in-game updates, follow Army women's basketball on Twitter - @WestPointWBB.

Monday will mark the 30th meeting between Army and American, but just the second in the postseason. The teams last met in the Patriot League Tournament on March 9, 2003, with Army taking a 78-73 victory in the semifinal round. The Eagles hold a 17-12 advantage in the series.

No. 2 Army failed to reach the 50-point mark for the first time this season, but overcame the low scoring output and a sub-35 percent shooting night (34.8 percent) to collect a 49-45 Patriot League Quarterfinal victory over No. 7 Boston University on March 6. After coming back from a nine-point deficit in the first half, the Black Knights held a slight lead for most of the second frame, until the Terriers tied the contest at 45 apiece with 1:30 remaining. Sophomore Kelsey Minato went 4-of-4 from the free-throw stripe in the final 28 seconds, while the Army defense held Boston University scoreless to seal the win for the hosts. Minato finished with a game-high 26 points, going 7-of-13 from the field and 10-of-10 from the foul line, while senior Jen Hazlett reached her sixth double-double of the year with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore Jean Parker (five points, three rebounds) and freshman Danielle Failor (three points, seven rebounds) provided contributions off the bench.

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