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SIUE women’s basketball falls in OVC Tournament

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball team fell to Jacksonville State 71-59 in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium. “We’ve been up and down this season, and I thought we fought so hard the last three or four weeks to have this opportunity,” said SIUE Head […]

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Cougars advance to OVC Tournament

By   /  March 2, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Jazmin Hill / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

OVC Tournament Bracket UPDATE: SIUE will be the No. 7 seed for the OVC Tournament and will play sixth-seeded Jacksonville State Wednesday in a 2 p.m. contest. Click on the complete bracket above. EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE women’s basketball played like there may not be next game and emerged with a 67-58 victory over Eastern […]

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SIUE basketball announces time changes for Saturday games

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the adjustment of game times for Saturday’s men’s and women’s basketball games at the Vadalabene Center. The women’s game against Eastern Illinois will tip off at 1 p.m. The men’s game, also against Eastern Illinois, will tip at 5:05 p.m. The games were adjusted to accommodate FOX Sports Midwest, […]

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Cougars collect third straight victory

By   /  February 23, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Valerie Finnin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball won its third straight game Saturday with a 74-66 triumph over Tennessee State at the Gentry Center. “We played gritty and did enough to win,” said SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher. The victory kept the Cougars in the hunt for one of the eight spots in […]

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Decker’s double-double leads Cougars past Racers

By   /  February 18, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Allyssa Decker / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Allyssa Decker scored a career-high 20 points Monday as Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball defeated Murray State 73-61 at the CFSB Center. Decker turned in a strong offensive performance by hitting 8 of 11 shots from the field and connecting on her only 3-point attempt. The junior forward also picked up her second career […]

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Jones scores double-double in loss

By   /  February 11, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Micah Jones / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Micah Jones recorded her second double-double of the season for SIUE women’s basketball, but the Cougars dropped a 69-60 decision Monday at the Vadalabene Center to Southeast Missouri. “Micah can score. That’s one of the many things she has proven,” said SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher. “We try to get her as many touches as […]

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SIUE stuns UT Martin 65-62

By   /  February 8, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Ashley Capotosto / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball sent a shockwave through the Ohio Valley Conference Saturday with a 65-62 victory over the University of Tennessee Martin at the Vadalabene Center. It was the first OVC loss of the season for the Skyhawks, which fell to 17-7 overall and 10-1 in conference play. SIUE improved to 7-17 […]

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SIUE drops NJIT

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Micah Jones / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Micah Jones scored a game-high 18 points, including 14 in the second half, as SIUE women’s basketball won its final nonconference matchup of the season with a 59-54 victory over NJIT Monday night at the Vadalabene Center. Jones shot 6 of 11 from the field and hit 6 of 8 free throws. The Cougar freshman grabbed […]

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Eastern uses late 13-0 to drop SIUE

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

CoCo Moore / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Eastern Illinois University regained the lead with a late 13-0 run and went on to defeat Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball 71-61 Saturday. The EIU duo of Katlyn Payne and Sabina Oroszova combined for 48 points against the Cougars, now 5-17 overall and 2-8 in the Ohio Valley Conference. Eastern Illinois improved to 9-12 overall […]

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Southeast Missouri State holds off Cougars

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Micah Jones / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southeast Missouri State used a 28-7 run to start the second half and then held off Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball 79-71 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. “Offensively, we stalled a little bit, and our defense just didn’t hold steady,” said SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher. The Cougars dropped to […]

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Hot shooting Cougars come up short

By   /  January 26, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Miranda Brandt / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball team shot a season-best 54 percent but could not keep up with the Ohio Valley Conference’s top offense. The University of Tennessee Martin improved to 8-0 in the OVC and 15-6 overall with a 111-72 victory over the Cougars at the Elam Center. SIUE hit 25 of 46 from […]

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Second half push not enough for Cougars

By   /  January 20, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball more than doubled up its first-half offense in Monday’s second half but fell to visiting Austin Peay 77-67 at the Vadalabene Center. Tierny Austin recorded her fourth double-double of the season with a game-high 21 points and 11 rebounds. Austin, a junior, became the 30th player in school history to record […]

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SIUE outlasts Murray State 71-67 in women’s basketball

By   /  January 18, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Alexis Chappelle / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Freshman Alexis Chappelle drained four free throws in the final 13 seconds Saturday, sealing SIUE’s 71-67 victory over Murray State in Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball at the Vadalabene Center. “I wasn’t thinking about much (during the free throws),” Chappelle said following the win. “I just wanted to go up to the line and knock them down.” The Cougars […]

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Late surge not enough for Cougars

By   /  January 14, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

CoCo Moore / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball nearly erased a 19-point second-half deficit Monday, but took a 71-68 road loss at Jacksonville State. Candace Morton hit two free throws with 3.7 seconds left for Jacksonville State, now 6-13 overall and 2-4 in the Ohio Valley Conference. SIUE’s last-second shot to tie came up short. CoCo Moore was SIUE’s […]

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Tennessee Tech too much for SIUE

By   /  January 11, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

CoCo Moore / Photo by SIUE Sports Informatoin

Despite a game-high 19 points from CoCo Moore, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball fell to Tennessee Tech 72-66 at the Eblen Center. Tennessee Tech, 5-11 and 2-1 in Ohio Valley Conference play, opened the game with a 17-3 run and held on for the win. “It was all Tennessee Tech’s tempo in the first half,” said SIUE […]

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Morehead State edges Cougars

By   /  January 7, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Morehead State’s Terrice Robinson hit her final two free throws with 2.4 seconds left as the Eagles edged Southern Illoinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball 57-53 Monday at the Vadalabene Center. SIUE was upended in a back-and-forth contest that featured four ties and nine lead changes. The two teams were tied at halftime 22-22, but a […]

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SIUE women’s basketball game time moved to 5 p.m. Monday

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball game Monday at the Vadalabene Center has been moved to 5 p.m. The game against Morehead State, originally scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m., was given a new start time due to weather concerns. The Edwardsville area received as much as a foot of snow Sunday. The […]

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Lady Colonels hold of Cougars

By   /  January 5, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Marie Carpenter hit her final four free throws Saturday as Eastern Kentucky held on for a 59-54 victory over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in women’s basketball at the Vadalabene Center. SIUE had pulled to within a point at 55-54 with 30 seconds left on a 3-pointer byMiranda Brandt, but free throws from Carpenter with 12.2 […]

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Cougars open OVC play with victory

By   /  December 29, 2013  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Micah Jones / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Freshman Micah Jones completed her first career double-double Saturday as the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball opened the Ohio Valley Conference season with a 68-56 triumph over Belmont at the Vadalabene Center. Jones was 8 of 13 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free throw line for 20 points. She added a career-high 12 rebounds. […]

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Cougars topples Leathernecks 78-70

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Four players scored in double figures and the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball team shot a season-best 51.6 percent from the field as the Cougars earned a 78-70 road victory at Western Illinois. It was the fourth straight win for the Cougars against the Leathernecks. SIUE improved to 3-9 for the season while Western […]

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