The New York women's basketball team won the 13th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz basketball tournament at Medgar Evers College this past weekend.

Led by tournament MVP Taisha Sherman and All-Tournament selection Aiyesha Brown, the Knights defeated Yeshiva University in the first game 80-51 and then College of New Rochelle in the championship game 80-60 to secure their first tournament championship in program history.

The wins improve the Knights record to 4-4 on the season.

Junior forward Sherman (Vanguard/New York, NY) led all scorers with 23 points against Yeshiva and 19 against College of New Rochelle. Junior guard Brown (John Adams/Jamaica, NY) had her best game of the young season in the championship, dropping 23 points and 5 assists to secure the trophy.

The Knights return to action this Wednesday against Vaughn College.