Melissa Gilkey

Women’s basketball falls to No. 1 Thomas More in NCAA tournament

For the fourth consecutive year, Washington University’s women’s basketball team ended its season with an NCAA tournament loss on the road. The No. 8 Bears (25-3 record) allowed their highest point total in head coach Nancy Fahey’s 29-year tenure against No. 1 Thomas More College (30-0) on Friday night, and Wash. U. was eliminated from the postseason with a 103-90 loss in the sectional semifinals.

| Editor-in-Chief

16 facts to know before the Sweet 16

Thomas More College hosts the No. 8 Bears at 7:30 p.m. EST on Friday night with a berth in the national quarterfinals on the line, and it should be a battle. In advance of the teams’ impending Sweet 16 clash, here’s a look at 16 facts, figures and statistics to know as a pre-game scouting report.

| Editor-in-Chief

Women’s basketball will begin postseason play at home

After a surprising second-round exit last season, the Red and Green have set their sights on a deeper playoff run this time around, so take a look at what to expect from the Bears before they take the court.

| Senior Sports Editor

Seniors lead Bears to second straight UAA title

They’ve lost just two home games since becoming full-time starters, they’ve lived together for two years and now a trio of seniors has added two conference titles to its friendship.

| Editor-in-Chief

Defense powers women’s basketball to victories, Bears will face University of Chicago for UAA championship

The last time the Washington University women’s basketball team won the University Athletic Association championship in consecutive years, it won its fifth national title.

| Senior Sports Editor

No. 7 women’s basketball narrowly upset by Rochester for second loss in UAA play

Despite a second-half scoring barrage, the No. 7 Bears’ rally fell short against the University of Rochester in a 76-75 road defeat on Sunday, just the team’s second defeat this season.

Albert Mo | Contributing Reporter

Gilkey and Orr carry women’s basketball to victories against Tartans and Spartans

This weekend, spectators were treated to a new scoring option in freshman guard Natalie Orr, who enjoyed a breakout weekend by scoring 32 points as the Bears beat Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, 73-49, on Friday and Case Western Reserve University, 71-60, on Sunday at the WU Field House.

Aaron Brezel | Sports Editor

Women’s basketball notches another blowout win at home

Entering its weekend matchup against Loras College, the Washington University women’s basketball team had dominated its opponents, winning all of their five games by 23 or more points. Saturday’s afternoon contest proved no different as the No. 5 Bears easily handled the Duhawks in a 78-51 rout at the Field House.

| Staff Reporter

Women’s basketball’s defense fuels McWilliams title

In its first home games of the season, the Washington University women’s basketball team used a stifling defense to spark its offense as it nabbed two blowout victories this weekend.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball team tips off home slate this weekend

Returning a number of key players from last year’s squad, the No. 10 Washington University women’s basketball team enters this season with high hopes and expectations. The Bears return their top three scorers, now all seniors, from last season’s team that won the University Athletic Association championship but bowed out in the NCAA tournament’s second round.

| Sports Editor

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