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Frontcourt lifts women’s basketball to McWilliams title

When forward Melissa Gilkey graduated last year, the Washington University women’s basketball team lost its second all-time leading scorer and third-leading rebounder. While it may be difficult for any one player to fill Gilkey’s shoes this season, the No. 11 Bears were treated to a trio of strong frontcourt performances on their way to capturing their ninth straight McWilliams Classic title.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball opens season with two home wins

A strong weekend for the No. 9 Washington University women’s basketball team kicked off what it hopes will be a season of achievement. The Bears trounced Buena Vista University 95-73 Friday night and followed with a close 63-60 win over Ohio Northern University to win the 12th annual McWilliams Classic in the WU Field House.

Danny Schwartz | Sports Reporter

Lady Bears dominate the McWilliams Classic

The Washington University women’s basketball team controlled almost every minute of the McWilliams Classic over the weekend, with a 82-62 victory in the championship game against Rhodes College and a 75-37 rout over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

| Senior Sports Editor