The Berkeley College New York women's basketball team defeated #3 ranked Briarcliffe College this evening at the Martin Luther King Classic in Newport News, VA, by a score of 67-66.

The win improves the team's record to 10-5 having won 8 of their last 9 games.

The Knights were led by junior forward Janay Collins (The Bronx Guild/Bronx, NY) with 13 points and 17 rebounds in only 29 minutes of play. Four other players would reach double figures in points, with junior guard Aiyesha Brown (John Adams/Jamaica, NY) with 15, and sophomore center Rahinet Koti (Walton/Bronx, NY) and freshman guard Janay Thomas (Longwood/Queens, NY) each scoring 11.

The Knights would shoot 72% from the free throw line and outrebound Briarcliffe 47 to 41 while shooting 42% from the field compared to Briarcliffe's 33%. The Knights bench would outscore Briarcliffe 39 to 17 for the game.

The Knights face Barber-Scotia College tomorrow at 2 P.M.