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Pace Basketball Wins Victories Against Saint Rose

The Lady Setters fought for a victory against Saint Rose that started off as a double-digit deficit.
The Lady Setters fought for a victory against Saint Rose that started off as a double-digit deficit. Photo Credit: Pace athletics website
Pace men's basketball defeated Saint Rose with 40 seconds remaining.
Pace men's basketball defeated Saint Rose with 40 seconds remaining. Photo Credit: Pace athletics website

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Pace University men's and women's basketball teams picked up wins against the College of Saint Rose on Wednesday, Feb. 12. 

The women's team came back from a double-digit deficit to win 62-54.

The team was led by a scoring effort that saw four players in double figures. Freshman Shanice Allen led Pace with 13 points. Junior Jeane Drury and freshman Kirsten Dodge gained career-highs with 12 and 11, respectively. Junior Shanice Maynard recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

The Lady Setters fell behind 13-0, before going on a 15-1 run to tie the game at 22-22 with 6:24 remaining in the first half. Saint Rose would recover at the end of the half and take a 34-28 lead. 

Pace came back with 16 of the next 20 points to make it 44-43 at the 10:59 mark. Pace would hold on to the lead by going 6-for-6 at the free throw line in the final 1:42 to seal the victory.

The Pace men's basketball team's 59-54 win over Saint Rose improved its record to 6-16 overall and 4-12 in the NE-10. 

Senior Jamaal James netted a game-high 16 points for Pace.