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NYIT, Molloy women’s basketball win, moving into ECC title game

Nina Vukosavljevic scored 30 points Saturday, including six free throws in the final 27 seconds for No. 5 NYIT, which knocked off No. 1 Queens in the ECC women’s basketball tournament semifinals, 76-71, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Vukosavljevic also had eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals.

NYIT broke Queens’ 16-game winning streak while improving to 18-10.

ECC rookie of the year Margaret Knollmeyer added 16 points, 10 rebounds, one steal and one block.

NYIT will face No. 2 Molloy at noon today at the University of Bridgeport in the ECC championship final. The winner earns an automatic NCAA Tournament berth.

Molloy 75, St. Thomas Aquinas 55: Kamala Thompson and Aliyah McDonald each scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Molloy (21-8) in the ECC semifinals. Symone Kelly and Ihnacinse Grady each added 13 points.

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