Head women's basketball coach Mary Evans joined Brandon Vickrey for their weekly chat.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team made strides against Drake and came close against Indiana State, but the fruits of their labor were rewarded in a big way on Sunday afternoon as the team entered the Missouri Valley Conference win column with a 93-49 triumph over Evansville. All 10 healthy players scored points for Valpo, which enjoyed its most lopsided win against a Division-I opponent in nine years.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will continue the home weekend as Evansville comes to town for a Sunday matinee. It’s the second of two straight instate meetings for Valpo, which will look to repeat the success it enjoyed against the Purple Aces last season. It’s 219 Day at the Athletics-Recreation Center as fans receive free admission with a pre-purchased 219 T-shirt
Valparaiso University women’s basketball fans who walked away from the Athletics-Recreation Center on Friday night may not have been satisfied with the outcome, but they certainly got their money’s worth. An entertaining, back-and-forth, exhausting and exhilarating 40 minutes wasn’t enough to decide the outcome before visiting Indiana State pulled out an 86-82 win in overtime.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will play on its home court for the first time in Missouri Valley Conference play this season as Indiana State comes to the Athletics-Recreation Center on Friday night. Valpo will welcome a return home after starting the league slate with three straight road contests for the first time in eight years. Valpo is the only Valley team that has not had a home game entering this weekend’s action.
Valpo head coach Mary Evans joined Brandon Vickrey to talk about the improvement of Grace Hales, the team's success in garnering steals and why she left Des Moines encouraged by much of what she saw on Sunday.
The final score may not show it, but the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team left Des Moines with something to build on after an 84-53 loss to Missouri Valley Conference powerhouse Drake at a packed Knapp Center on Sunday.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will face perhaps its toughest test of the season on Sunday afternoon in Des Moines. Perennial MVC favorite Drake will provide the opposition as Valpo looks to swing a road upset to close this weekend’s Iowa swing.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team started strong on Friday night in Cedar Falls, jumping out to a 23-20 lead through one quarter and playing a quality, back-and-forth first half with host UNI. However, the Panthers pulled away in the third quarter on their way to a 71-52 win over Valpo.