The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team ended the regular season on a positive note for the second consecutive year, defeating UIC 72-63 on Saturday afternoon at the Athletics-Recreation Center. In the process, the Crusaders latched down the No. 9 seed in the Horizon League Tournament and a date with No. 8 Youngstown State in the first round.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will take the Athletics-Recreation Center floor for the final time this season on Saturday afternoon as UIC comes to town for the regular season finale. It’s Senior Day at the ARC as the Crusaders recognize Haylee Thompson and Imani Scott-Thompson.
The Horizon League and Olympia Entertainment announced Thursday that Rick Mahorn is the final panelist for the Champions Brunch at Joe Louis Arena on March 7. The NBA champion and former Detroit Pistons forward rounds out a group that includes three-time WNBA champion Cheryl Ford and Green Bay Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie as panelists and ESPN women’s college basketball analyst Kelley Deyo as moderator.
After a first half where everything seemed to go right for the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team, the second half played out in quite the opposite fashion on Monday night at the Klotsche Center in Milwaukee. In the blink of an eye, a five-point halftime lead turned into a Milwaukee route, and the Panthers steadily pulled away for an 80-64 win.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team has little time to bask in the glory of Saturday’s win, as the Crusaders face a quick turnaround with a Monday tilt in Milwaukee. Both squads roll into Monday’s matchup coming off upset triumphs, as Milwaukee took down Green Bay 72-60 on Friday night. The schedule does Valpo no favors as the Panthers haven’t played since Friday and stayed home during that stretch, while the Crusaders played on Saturday and had to travel to Milwaukee on Sunday.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team escaped with an improbable 57-55 win over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon at the Athletics-Recreation Center. The Crusaders avenged a 25-point loss to the Titans from earlier in the season. Amber Lindfors had a double-double while Dani Franklin led the Crusaders with 16 points.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will try to get back on track on Saturday afternoon as it welcomes Detroit Mercy to the Athletics-Recreation Center. Both squads are attempting to bounce back after the Titans suffered a surprising 63-62 loss to UIC on Thursday night in Chicago.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team couldn’t slow down the top scoring offense in the Horizon League on Thursday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center, as Oakland prevailed 98-60. A pair of Valpo freshmen enjoyed strong performances as Grace Hales scored a team-high 11 points and Maya Meredith chipped in a career-high seven.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will try to make it back-to-back wins for the first time since Nov. 25 and consecutive Horizon League victories for the first time since Jan. 23, 2016 as they welcome Oakland to the Athletics-Recreation Center on Thursday evening. Valpo’s defense has been its strength in recent games, but it faces a tall test in the league’s No. 1 scoring offense on Thursday.