Topic: Women’s Basketball

Jordin Alexander ’16 dribbles down the court away from a Harvard defender.  Her fourth quarter scoring outburst brought her closer to 1,000 career points, but it was not enough to bring Bruno to a victory over the Crimson.


Rebounding margin proves damaging in women’s basketball’s pair of Ivy losses

February 29, 2016 0 comments

The women’s basketball team lost two hard-fought road games against Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend, extending its Ivy League losing streak to six.

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Band marches to its own irreverent, tradition-steeped beat

February 25, 2016 0 comments

The Brown Band’s Tuesday night practice in Fulton Rehearsal Hall is lively with banter and laughter.

Shayna Mehta ‘19 dribbles past a defender. She recorded a team-high 20 points against Harvard Friday night, marking the fourth time she has surpassed the 20-point mark this season. Mehta followed up with 17 points the next day against Dartmouth, hitting five three-pointers in the process.


Two home losses solidify women’s basketball’s place in Ivy cellar

February 15, 2016 0 comments

Coming off its first Ivy League win of the season against Columbia, the women’s basketball team entered the weekend with a chance to start its season fresh.

Men’s, women’s basketball hit stride midway through Ivy play

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Men’s, women’s basketball hit stride midway through Ivy play

February 12, 2016 0 comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams have played four weeks and will have reached the halfway point of their season after Friday’s contests.

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.