Topic: Women’s Basketball

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 dribbles down the court. She scored 11 points as the Bears topped Columbia Saturday after falling to Cornell Friday.

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Women’s basketball ends conference skid with win over Columbia

February 8, 2016 0 comments

The women’s basketball team is in trouble — after a 1-5 start to its Ivy League season, that is undeniable.

Jordin Alexander ’16 looks up court. Alexander had two solid performances over the weekend, scoring 33 total points over two conference losses.

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Ivy frontrunners Penn, Princeton take down women’s basketball

February 1, 2016 0 comments

In perhaps its most difficult road trip of the entire season, the women’s basketball team was tasked with facing its two toughest opponents.

Brown plays defense against in-state rival Rhode Island during its 67-63 win Dec. 1. Since then, the Bears are 6-3 but winless against Ivy foes.

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Bulldogs sweep women’s basketball in home-and-home to open conference play

January 29, 2016 0 comments

Entering Ivy League competition, the women’s basketball team seemed poised for success. But suddenly, things began to go wrong.

Jordin Alexander ’16 knocks down a shot against the University of Rhode Island, but her best shot was yet to come: The senior hit a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Bears got their seventh win against Binghamton.

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Women’s basketball bounces back from loss with convincing win over URI

December 4, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team knew Tuesday’s game against URI could determine whether it continued its stellar season or faded back to Earth.

Erika Steeves ’19 looks to pass the ball to an open teammate. The rookie has made significant contributions to the Bears’ efforts this season and contributed 24 points and 11 rebounds in the week’s contests.

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After historic start, women’s basketball suffers first loss of season to Manhattan

November 30, 2015 0 comments

After starting 4-0 for the first time in program history, the women’s basketball team rewrote the record books with a commanding win over Vermont.

Ellise Sharpe ’16 looks to outlet the ball to a teammate. Sharpe contributed nine points in the contest against Mount Ida Thursday evening.

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Women’s basketball offense lights up scoreboard to clinch wins

November 23, 2015 0 comments

After a 2-0 start to the season, the women’s basketball team looked to continue its success against Mount Ida and Morgan State.

Megan Reilly ’18 drives past a Providence defender. The Bears have jumped out to a 3-0 nonconference start thanks to contributions from first-years Erika Steeves ’19 and Shayna Mehta ’19.

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First half surge propels women’s basketball over Friars

November 20, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team continued its strong start Tuesday, defeating Providence College 57-47 for its second win of the season.

Jordin Alexander ’16 dribbles up the court, looking for an open teammate. Alexander employed her quickness and trusty midrange jump shot to contribute 16 points and help lift the Bears over Bethune-Cookman University.

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First-years shine as women’s basketball opens season with win in Sunshine State

November 16, 2015 0 comments

The women’s basketball team traveled to Florida for its season opener Friday, beginning on a high note with a 68-61 victory over Bethune-Cookman University.

The men’s basketball team poses for a picture in front of the Duomo di Milano. Both basketball teams handily defeated the Italian competition.

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Pizza, gelato and basketball: Basketball teams take Italy

October 2, 2015 0 comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Italy for 10 days at the end of August for four games of competitive basketball and incredible sights.

Jordin Alexander ’16 attempts a free throw at the Pizzitola Center. The guard recorded 17 points in the weekend’s home losses to the Big Green and the Crimson to conclude her standout  junior season.

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Women’s basketball drops both games of season-ending homestand

March 9, 2015 0 comments

Unable to contain either opponent’s explosive offense, the women’s basketball team fell to Dartmouth and Harvard over the weekend.