The Badgers (1-0 overall) started the season strong at home with a 76-41 win over the Winthrop Eagles, and they look to continue their success when they hit the road to take on the UW-Milwaukee Panthers (0-1) on Tuesday. Senior forward Marsha Howard was one of three Badgers with a double-double for Wisconsin as she got 18 points and 14 rebounds against the Eagles.
Wisconsin came out of the gates strong already this year, dominating UW-Oshkosh 79-51 in an exhibition game last weekend, and it hopes to do the same to Winthrop in the official home opener Thursday night.
Wisconsin women’s basketball furthered its perfect record in exhibitions since the 2005-06 season, after defeating UW-Oshkosh 79-51 Sunday at home in their final tune-up before the regular season.
Around the end of the first semester, while rolling up a burrito, sophomore Abby Laszewski responded to an impromptu media request.
As the Big Ten’s regular season came to a conclusion on Sunday, the conference tournament became the immediate focus for all of its teams.
The Wisconsin women’s basketball team (2-14 Big Ten, 9-20 overall) was awarded the No. 13 seed as it prepares to kick off Big Ten Tournament play on Wednesday against No.12 seed Northwestern (4-12 Big Ten, 11-19 overall) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, In. UW sits 12-24 all time in the Big Ten Tournament with its best years being 2002, 2009 and 2010 when it advanced to the semifinals.
Two weeks ago at Wisconsin’s last home game of the season against Rutgers, UW recognized its senior players, guard Cayla McMorris, forward Kendall Shaw as well as Malayna Johnson, who due to injuries, was unable to compete this season.
Despite a dominating performance from star forward Marsha Howard, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team dropped its regular season finale, 69-61 to Michigan State in East Lansing, Mi.
With the Big Ten conference tournament just around the corner, teams will be jocky for seeding, seniors will celebrate and participate in their last home games, and as for those sitting on the bubble, every game counts. After a disappointing performance against the Iowa, in which the potent Hawkeye offense shot a season-best 57.9 percent from the field, the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team takes the road one last time as it travels up to East Lansing, Mi.
The Wisconsin women’s basketball team (2-12 Big Ten, 9-18 overall) will play its last two games of the regular season on the road, the first of which is this Sunday Feb.
For the majority of Wednesday night, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (2-12 Big Ten, 9-18 overall) made it a competitive game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-7, 19-9). The Scarlet Knight’s toughness, grit, determination and senior leadership proved to be too much for the Badgers in the second half, as they secured their first lead midway through the third quarter and never looked back and won 63-50. In the first half the Badgers jumped out to a 17-to-nine lead in the first quarter, led by Marsha Howard who scored the first four points of the game.
Coming off of a heartbreaking defeat on Sunday at Nebraska, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (2-11 Big Ten, 9-17 overall) returns home Wednesday night for senior night to welcome in the struggling Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-7, 18-9). In doing so, the Badgers will look to surpass their win total from each of the last four seasons. In UW’s loss last Sunday, it came down to a simple inbound pass with 5.2 seconds.
Last year, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team finished the regular season with nine total wins. Now sitting with nine wins in the middle of February, Wisconsin has a quartet of conference games to bookend its season and to achieve a goal set forth by the team heading into the year: surpass its win total from last season.
The University of Wisconsin welcomed senior Cayla McMorris into the 1000-point scorer club during last Saturday’s game against Ohio State when she dropped 15 points.
For the majority of Saturday afternoon, the Wisconsin women’s basketball team (2-10 Big Ten, 9-16 overall) made it a competitive game against the No 18 Ohio State women’s basketball team (8-3, 19-5) in front of a season-high 6,623 Kohl Center crowd.
Coming off a loss at home on Wednesday, the Badgers look to bounce back with a win as they host Ohio State Saturday Saturday in their annual Play4Kay, Think Pink game.
The Wisconsin women’s basketball team’s (2-9 Big Ten, 9-15 overall) first half scoring draught doomed UW, as the Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-3, 17-5) battled to a 61-51 victory over the Badgers. "Collectively with our team though there were so many things we left out there tonight, there were opportunities that we didn't take advantage of, you have to credit that to Minnesota,” head coach Jonathan Tsipis said.
Coming off of their second conference win on Sunday at Illinois, the Wisconsin women’s basketball (2-8 Big Ten, 9-14 overall) returns home Wednesday night, as they welcome in their rivals, the Minnesota Golden Gophers (5-3, 16-5). In doing so, the Badgers will look to makeup for their loss to the Gophers that occured just 12 days ago in Minneapolis.