Junior forward Melissa Gilkey scored her 1,000th career point and tallied 39 points across two weekend games as Washington University’s second-ranked women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 13. The Bears played their closest games of the season in defeating the University of Rochester 65-58 and Emory University 69-61.
The last four times that Washington University’s women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16, it kept winning at least until it reached the national championship game. This year, that streak is in jeopardy as undefeated and top-ranked DePauw University stands in the way of the Bears’ quest for another deep tournament run.
Managing Editor Sahil Patel participates in a 3-point shootout with Ben Hoener and Lucy Montgomery of the Washington University basketball teams.
A week after ending DePauw University’s 50-game home winning streak, the Washington University women’s basketball team came back to its own home court – a place where the Bears have their own streak that certainly is nothing to scoff at.
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