Washington University Basketball had a big weekend. Both the men’s and women’s teams came away with UAA wins.
Trailing for just 12 of the 80 minutes of game time, the Washington University women’s basketball team defeated Greenville University and No. 25 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges by wide margins this weekend. With these wins, the Bears have now won three straight games and improve to 5-2 on the season.
The Washington University women’s basketball team stormed back from a late nine-point deficit on Friday night, beating Rhodes College 86-80 in overtime.
Washington University’s women’s basketball team opened the season with a split in the Loras College Tipoff Tournament this weekend, falling to Loras College on Friday night, 93-81, before responding with a win in the tournament’s consolation game against Augustana College, 75-64. The Bears came home from their trip to Dubuque, Iowa with a 1-1 season record.
In a weekend of two must-win games, the Bears rose to the challenge to earn their place in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The Washington University women’s basketball team picked up two big victories against University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and No. 8 George Fox.
The Bears will welcome No. 11 George Fox University, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Greenville University. Wash. U. will face UW-Whitewater on Friday at 7:00 PM in WU Field House. The winner of that game will face either George Fox or Greenville Saturday night.
The end of February is always a hectic time for Washington University sports, as winter sports head into the business end of their seasons and spring sports begin to ramp things up. Track and field, men’s and women’s tennis and baseball were all in action. Here’s how the Bears fared in their travels.
The Washington University women’s basketball team closed out their regular season with a win against the No. 22-ranked University of Chicago. Saturday’s game was also the last home game for the team’s six seniors: Madeline Homoly, Katie Claussner, Becca Clark-Callender, Rachael Sondag and Stephanie Botkin.
In a weekend of high-scoring games, the Washington University women’s basketball team picked up two big wins against New York University and Brandeis and clinched the UAA regular season title, punching their ticket to the NCAA Division III basketball tournament this March.
What cold? The Washington University basketball teams have been nothing but sizzling through the first month of the spring semester.
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