LOS ANGELES – Erin Matsumoto made the Occidental women's basketball team's comeback bid against Rochester Institute of Technology a little more interesting with a three-pointer at the buzzer.
But the game was already all but over as the Tigers fell 60-58 at Rush Gym on Saturday.
Matsumoto led both teams in scoring with 15 points, going 3 for 5 from the 3-point line.
The Tigers outscored RIT by 15 points in the second half, nearly overcoming a 17-point halftime deficit. Oxy fell behind 22-4 at the end of the first quarter before slowly starting to chip away.
Jessica Giaz and Aslynn Palmitesso led RIT with 14 points each.
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