The #7 Onondaga Community College women’s basketball team defeated Broome Community College, 82-63, in Binghamton on Tuesday night to give Head Coach Mike Wheeler and the Women’s Basketball program their 100th straight Mid-State Athletic Conference victory.
Mike Wheeler is in the midst of his sixteenth season at the helm of the program, tallying an overall record of 389 – 99. His program has not lost an MSAC matchup in the last seven years, accumulating seven straight MSAC Tournament Championships.
Once again the Lazers defense and unselfish play were the stars of the game, forcing 31 turnovers and racking up a season-high 24 assists.
The defense was hot in the first quarter holding their opponent to just 15 points and forcing 11 turnovers. The Lazers jumped out to an early, 14-2, lead against the Hornets, finishing the first quarter with a 32-15 edge which carried them through the remainder of the game.
Four Lazers scored double digits in the victory, led by Morgan Deland’s 21 points and 7 rebounds. Sam Britton added 16 points and 7 boards. Jordan Vaught tallied 15 points, going 3 for 4 from downtown, and a team-high 10 assists. Jaleya Bryant dropped 13 points with 3 treys.
#7 Onondaga improves their overall record to 15-2, winning the last 12 games. The Lazers return home this Thursday, hosting conference opponent Jefferson Community College at 5:00pm in Allyn Hall.