COLUMBUS, Miss. – Seniors Autumn Taylor and My’Neka Frazier recorded double-doubles in the Owls 69-65 victory over in-state rival Tougaloo College on Wednesday night in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium. Taylor, a guard from Newton, Miss., led The W in scoring with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Frazier, a forward from McComb, Miss., led the Owls in rebounding with 14 boards and 16 points.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Owls men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Emory Crossplex Showdown on Sunday, Jan. 19 at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Ala. This was the Owls second competition of the inaugural season and there were improvements all around.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Senior forward My’Neka Frazier recorded her ninth double-double of the season in the 70-52 loss at Oakwood University Sunday afternoon. The McComb, Miss. native tallied a team-high 18 points and a game-high 12 rebounds against the fellow USCAA-institution.
SOMERSET, Ky. – The Owls men’s basketball team improves to 7-10 with a 99-86 victory over Campbellsville University – Somerset on Saturday afternoon. Tavonta Jones led The W offense with a career-high 32 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team readies for the Oakwood University MLK Classic on Sunday, Jan. 19- Monday, Jan. 20. During the two-day event, The W will take on Washington Adventist University and the host school Oakwood University.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will compete in its first home game of 2020 when they travel to Somerset, Ky. to face fellow USCAA-institution Campbellsville University – Somerset on Saturday, Jan. 18. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Owls senior forward My’Neka Frazier had an incredible night to lead The W women’s basketball team to a 62-43 victory over fellow USCAA-institution Judson College Tuesday evening inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium. The McComb, Miss. native put up a career-high 30 points with a career-high 27 rebounds to lead the Owls in scoring and rebounding.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team will bring the game home after a month on the road to face fellow USCAA institution Judson College on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The W (3-12) enters Tuesday’s competition after a week off, having lost its last game, 79-62, at Southern University – New Orleans. The Eagles (1-7) have not competed in over a month with the last game being on Dec. 3. Judson hosted Point University and fell 86-50 on its home court.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team continues its four-game winning streak with a 64-54 victory over Pensacola Christian College inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium Friday evening. The 6-10 Owls were led by senior guard Tre Pinkston who picked up 18 points in Friday’s competition. He was assisted by Keith Harris and Carlos Wilkerson who picked up 13 and 12 points respectively.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Director of Athletics Jason Trufant and the Owls athletic program would like to take the time to recognize the 111 student-athletes who received a GPA of 3.0 or better during the fall 2019 semester. Because of their academic efforts, the scholars have been named to the Fall 2019 Athletic Director's List. Among those student-athletes recognized, 38 Owls hold at least a 3.5 GPA and 20 finished with a 4.0.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The first season of Owls track and field will kick-off this weekend when The W men’s and women’s track teams travel to Birmingham, Ala. to participate in the Vulcan Invite. The Owls first meet is hosted by the University of Alabama – Birmingham and will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – My’Neka Frazier hit a career-high 25 points Monday night against Southern University – New Orleans in The W women’s basketball team’s second road game of 2020. Christianna Harris added 15 and Rachael McGrew added 13 but it was not enough to beat the Knights. The Owls fell 79-62 inside the Golden Dome.
Men’s basketball player Keith Harris has been selected as the first Renasant Bank Athlete of the month in the year 2020. The senior guard from Starkville, Miss. has been a huge asset during the 2019-20 season. A spirited competitor, Harris leads The W in scoring, averaging 20.8 points per game. He also adds 1.2 steals per game, 5.8 rebounds, and 1.0 assists.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team outpaced the Knights of Southern University - New Orleans to get its fourth victory of the season. Saturday evening, The W defeated SUNO 73-62 inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W men’s basketball team ended 2019 on a high note with a 66-61 victory over Lyon College Monday evening. The Owls played well in its first game in over a week to improve to 3-10 on the season.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team prepares to close 2019 in a matchup against Lyon College on Monday, Dec. 30. The two teams are set to face off at 6 p.m. CT inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Keith Harris scored 23 points and Carlos Wilkerson had 17 points and 11 rebounds against Blue Mountain College Thursday evening. The Owls grabbed an early lead but struggled to remain on top to fall 74-61 inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Autumn Taylor had a career-making night, raining down 36 points with 10 rebounds to lead the Owl women’s basketball team in its effort against Blue Mountain College Thursday night. My’Neka Frazier also had a great night with 11 points and 11 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season. Despite the great showing by two of the Owls senior players, it was not enough to defeat the Toppers. The W fell 80-60 inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Tavonta Jones hit 19 points, Tyler Jackson scored 11, and Tre Pinkston added 10 but it was not enough to defeat Southern University of New Orleans Saturday evening. The Owls fell 61-59 on the road.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will be back on the road on Saturday, Dec. 14 when they travel to New Orleans, La. to take on the Knights of Southern University of New Orleans at 4 PM CT.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a long week of competition, the Owls women’s basketball team continues its week-long stretch as it returns to the road to face Centenary College of Louisiana on Saturday, Dec. 14 inside the Gold Dome at 1 p.m. CT.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Kyla Temple scored 16 points and Autumn Taylor had 15 points and a team-high seven rebounds but it was not enough to take down the Knights of Southern University at New Orleans Thursday night inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.