Maryland wasted little time in setting the tone on the way to an impressive 78-67 win over Rutgers on Jan. 2 in Big Ten women’s basketball action at Jersey Mike’s Arena.
Columbia did some things with a bang. But it was being masterful at doing the little things with a slow and deliberate precision that allowed the Lions to put themselves in a position to fire on all cylinders and eventually rolling past Ohio University 81-59 in women’s college basketball Dec. 29 at Levien Gymnasium.
Battle-tested teams are normally the ones standing at the end of the season. And Vanderbilt passed the latest test on Nov. 13 in New York City.
Three players reached double figures in scoring and two other players just missed out by netting nine points each as the Rams improved to 2-0 on the season by rolling all over visiting St. Peter’s 81-39 inside historic Rose Hill Gymnasium.
In the concrete jungle of New York City, and not far from the noisy subway system that transits millions of patrons to points throughout the city each day, from the standard continued to be raised as Columbia achieved another milestone in the history of the women’s basketball program.
Coale’s decision to close her coaching career in 2021 caught many by surprise, but she says it had been on her mind for the past few seasons.
The daughter of a high school basketball coach, Mowins was introduced to basketball at an early age and was introduced to a whole other world while sitting on the floor in the family living room on Sunday mornings watching Phyllis George talk football.
A unique college basketball doubleheader returns to the hardwood with the renewal of the Never Forget Tribute Classic.
St. Francis-Brooklyn coach Linda Cimino conjured up some classic Norman Dale after her Terriers scored the final six points of the game, all in the last 45 seconds, to overtake and stun Michigan State 66-63 to record what is believed to be the biggest win in the history of the program at the school.
Fordham proved that as Kaitlyn Downey connected on a trio of 3-pointers in a span of 1:42 in the third period to help break open a close game before withstanding a late rally by Michigan State for a 71-68 win over the visiting Spartans on Nov. 21 at Rose Hill Gymnasium in the Bronx.
Jackie Mounts will soon take her rightful spot among the legends at Murray State University when she is inducted into the MSU Hall of Fame. Ceremonies are scheduled to take place on Nov. 13.
Despite the cancellation of several conference tournaments and the annual NCAA Tournament, Middle Tennessee State will be taking a much more optimistic approach to the start of the 2020-21 season.
Under first-year head coach Samantha Williams the Colonels fashioned an incredible turnaround from the 2018-19 season.
It was the weekend of March 8th where a slew of institutional decisions were made that really put Ms. Heppel on high alert.
The final week of regular season play in the Ohio Valley Conference ended the same way it began: with UT Martin and Belmont sharing the top spot in the conference standings.
The confetti that rained down from the rafters of Worthington Arena on Feb. 22 may have been a harbinger of things to come for Montana State. At least that’s what the Bobcats are hoping for.
Tennessee Tech began the conference season by winning 10 straight games. Oh, how times can change.
Grand Canyon used a big fourth quarter to extend its winning streak to six games and along the way moved into first place in the Western Athletic Conference with a 62-56 win over Kansas City on Feb. 13.
UMKC has some company atop the Western Athletic Conference women’s basketball standings.
Belmont did all it could to remain in the hunt for its fifth straight Ohio Valley Conference regular season title by defeating Tennessee Tech 59-47 on Jan. 30. The pursuit of that goal took a hit two days later when the Bruins’ share of the top spot proved to be short-lived when Jacksonville State stunned Belmont 60-41.
With just over one month remaining before the start of the Big Sky Conference tournament it appears to be a three-team race for the top spot in the league standings.
New Mexico State, which plays at Grand Canyon on Saturday, won its lone encounter a week ago by getting past UT Rio Grande Valley 76-75 in overtime.
The first week of the Western Athletic Conference women’s basketball season has proven several things. One, there’s a lot of basketball to be played. Two, anything can happen by the time the postseason begins. Oh, and preseason polls can sometimes be really off the mark. Bakersfield and Utah Valley both swept a pair of games […]
Patriot League Women’s Basketball conference play continues this week with five games on Wednesday, January 8, four on Saturday, Jan. 11 and one on Sunday, January 12. This week features 10 women’s basketball games around the Patriot League with all 10 on the Patriot League Network (PLN).
The preseason favorites in the Ohio Valley Conference are beginning to distinguish themselves from the rest of the pack as the top three teams in the poll at the start of the season opened conference play with a pair of wins.
National championships are hard to come by at any level, particularly team titles. Stop and reflect for a few seconds that it has been nearly 12 years since any Appalachian squad has won a national crown in any sport.
By Wayne Otto College Basketball Columnist College Sports Journal PORTSMOUTH, VA – The Summit League commissioner Tom Douple could barely hold back the smiles of relief and joy with the smug look he was trying to hold after the first women’s basketball tournament session of the 2015 Summit League basketball tournament. Douple was getting a […]
By Wayne Otto College Basketball Columnist College Sports Journal SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The South Dakota State University Lady Jackrabbits were just added to the dance card. The dance card known as March Madness, the NCAA basketball tournament, women’s style. The Lady Jacks defeated the University of South Dakota Lady Coyotes 56-53 in […]
By Wayne Otto Basketball Columnist College Sports Journal SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Day two of the Summit League basketball championships opened with the women taking the main stage in the afternoon session in a quest for the championship and automatic berth in the NCAA basketball tournament. The Summit League is the only NCAA Division […]
By Wayne Otto Basketball Columnist College Sports Journal SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A sold-out Sioux Falls Arena of 6,614, 11 NBA scouts, a national TV audience for all games — for the first time in league history — three men’s basketball teams with wins over NCAA power conferences, and five of the nation’s NCAA Division […]