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Oksana Gouchie-Provencher, Stony Brook women roll past New Hampshire

0ksana Gouchie-Provencher scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday to lead Stony Brook over host New Hampshire, 82-63.

India Pagan added 19 points and seven rebounds, Shania Johnson tallied 16 points, 12 assists and five rebounds, and Jonae Cox scored 10 for the Seawolves (14-3, 3-1 America East).

Pagan was just one point shy of her career high and Johnson earned her seventh double-double of the season.

Johnson, the national leader in assists, now ranks fifth in program history in both career assists (308) and single-season assists (139).

Cox had career highs in rebounds (seven) and assists (five)..

“I thought we were very good offensively, as we had four players in double figures,” said coach Caroline McCombs.

Stony Brook went on a 15-2 run to open things up in the second period. With Stony Brook holding an 11-point edge at halftime (40-29), Gouchie-Provencher had a career high in points (14).

Gouchie-Provencher was unstoppable on the floor in the third quarter as she collected nine points from 80 percent shooting.

As a team, the Seawolves went 53.6 percent (30-for-56) from the field for the game, the best shooting game of the season and were 15-20 from the free-throw line.

The Seawolves had 44 rebounds, to 22 for New Hampshire (the Wildcats average 31.8).

The Wildcats (4-13, 1-3) were led by Caroline Soucy’s 17 points.

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