The Wells College women's basketball team pushed first-place SUNY Polytechnic Institute to the closing minute of the game before SUNY Poly came away with a 65-59 victory on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Schwartz Athletic Center.
The back-and-forth game was tied 16-16 after the first quarter, 28-28 at halftime, and 44-44 after the third quarter. Neither team held a double-digit lead in the contest. SUNY Poly's largest lead was eight points in fourth quarter. Wells led by four multiple times.
Wells is 4-6 on the season and 3-3 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. SUNY Poly is 11-1 overall and 6-0 in the NEAC.
The Express continues conference play next weekend at Penn State-Abington and Bryn Athyn College. Saturday's game at Abington is a 1 p.m. start and Sunday's game at Bryn Athyn starts at noon.