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Bentley coach Barbara Stevens joins 900-win club

Bentley coach Barbara Stevens became the sixth coach in women's college basketball history to reach 900 victories.

Stevens, 58, who also coached at Clark University and the University of Massachusetts, reached the milestone when her undefeated Falcons beat Saint Anselm 98-82 in a Northeast-10 Conference game.

Stevens, in her 37th year, joins Pat Summitt, Sylvia Hatchell, C. Vivian Stringer, Tara VanDerveer and Jody Conradt as the only coach to reach that plateau. Stevens, the third-fastest women's coach to 900. Sharing the spotlight with Stevens on Saturday was Lauren Battista, the senior forward who became the program's all-time leading scorer.

The Falcons, No. 1 in the country in Division II, are 18-0 with every victory coming by double figures.