2018-19 Owls Women's Basketball News

  • The W Defeats Morris College 79-62
    January 19, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Qiyaon Bailey scored 16 points while Tenazhia Hinkson went for this season’s fourth double-double with 16 points and season-high 14 rebounds in the Owls victory over Morris College. Saturday afternoon, The W defeated the Hornets 79-62 on their home court in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium to improve to 13-5 on the season.
  • Bailey Leads No. 1 Owls Past Selma, 80-59
    January 17, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Qiayon Bailey scored 17 points and Tenazhia Hinkson added 15 as the number one ranked Owls women’s basketball team defeats Selma University 80-59 inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium Thursday evening.
  • Owls Look to Bounce Back Against Selma
    January 16, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The No. 1 ranked Owls women’s basketball team looks to bounce back after a devastating overtime loss to Huntingdon College on Tuesday as they take on Selma University on Thursday, Jan. 17.
  • Owls Late Rally Comes Up Short Versus Huntingdon
    January 15, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Tenazhia Hinkson scored a season-high and game-high 31 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and recorded four assists, but the number one ranked Owls women’s basketball lost in overtime, falling 89-83 to Huntingdon College on Tuesday in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Owls Face Tough Home Game Against Huntingdon
    January 14, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Looking to remain on top of the USCAA coach’s poll, the No. 1 Owls women’s basketball team will host Huntingdon College on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. CT inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Dominates Game at Wesleyan, 96-31
    January 12, 2019
    MACON, Ga. – The No. 1 ranked Owls women’s basketball team had four players in double figures as The W beat Wesleyan College 96-31 on Saturday afternoon in Porter Gymnasium.
  • Owls Stumble at Belhaven
    December 29, 2018
    JACKSON, Miss. – Autumn Taylor scored 14 points with three steals, three assists, and three rebounds but the number one ranked Mississippi University for Women’s basketball team lost its fourth game of the season to Belhaven University 65-60 on Saturday in the Charles R. Rugg Arena.
  • Wallace Hits Career-High 35 Points in Huntingdon Loss, 92-78
    December 15, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Junior guard Rokila Wallace dropped a career-high 35 points in the Roland Arena against Huntingdon College on Saturday, Dec. 15.  The Columbus, Miss. native went 9-for-19 from the field, 4-for-7 in 3-point territory, and 13-18 at the line for the game-high while collecting a game-high of five steals with five boards and one assists. 
  • Owls Overcame Tough Competition in 74-68 Victory Over Philander Smith
    December 13, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s basketball team faced tough competition against Philander Smith College on Thursday, Dec. 13. The Owls put up their best offensive effort and communicated well defensively to outlast the Panthers 74-68 and improve to 10-2 on the season.
  • Women's Basketball Still Tops USCAA Coaches Poll
    December 12, 2018
    NORFOLK, Va. - The Owls women's basketball team still holds down the number one spot in the coaches poll for the third week in a row. The W men's basketball team also received votes in this week's poll. 
  • Bailey Scores Season High 26 Points at Blue Mountain
    December 11, 2018
    BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team goes 2-0 against the Toppers defeating Blue Mountain College for the second time this season, 76-67 on the road. Seeing improvement from last night’s game against Berry College, The W improves to 9-2 on the season and maintains its number one position in the United States Athletic Association Coaches Poll.
  • Autumn Taylor Leads the Owls in 69-64 Victory Over Berry
    December 10, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After trailing the Vikings most of Monday’s game, the Owls rallied in the third and fourth quarters to defeat Berry College 69-64. The W squeezes out the win to improve to 8-2 on the season and maintain its number one ranking the United States Athletic Association standings. 
  • Jones Leads Owls with 16 Points and 16 Rebounds in Wesleyan Victory, 84-43
    December 08, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – With 16 points and 16 rebounds, junior forward Keyahna Jones had an explosive game to lead the Owls in their victory over Wesleyan College. The W dominated the Wolves 84-43 to improve to 7-2 on the season.
  • Women's Basketball Ranked No. 1 Second Week in a Row
    December 06, 2018
    NORFOLK, Va. - With recent victory over USCAA sister-institution Judson College, the Owls women's basketball team holds its number one ranking in week two of the USCAA Coaches Poll.
  • No. 1 Owls Down No. 15 Judson, 66-50
    December 04, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The No. 1 ranked Owls women’s basketball team came out of the gate swinging for an early 22-12 lead over No. 15 Judson. Despite a couple of stumbles and running into foul trouble, The W was able to keep its head above water to defeat the Eagles 66-50. Adding another road, the Owls improve to 6-2 on the season.
  • Women's Basketball Unable to Move Past Rust, 63-53
    December 01, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team was unable to battle back against Rust College falling 63-53 Saturday afternoon. The W falls to 5-2 on the season with its only losses being against the Bearcats.
  • Wallace Shoots Season High 24 Points Against Tougaloo
    November 27, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team was victorious once again in its Tuesday night pursuit against Tougaloo College to improve to 6-1 on the season. The W mounted a strong offense and dominated defensively to defeat the Bulldogs 84-66.
  • Owls Outlast LSU-Shreveport for 58-56 Victory
    November 17, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team went blow for blow with LSU – Shreveport on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium. Despite beginning the game down 12-2 in the first quarter, the Owls were able to rally together to defeat the Pilots 58-56 and improve to 4-1 on the season
  • Women's Basketball Suffers First Loss of the Season at Rust
    November 15, 2018
    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – Owls women’s basketball takes first loss of the season at Rust College on Thursday, Nov. 15. The W played hard but was unable to overcome a streak of unforced turnovers and missed layups to fall 94-58 against the Bearcats. With the loss, the Owls move to 3-1 on the season but will hopefully retain their No. 1 spot in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Standings.
  • Wallace Scores 17 Points in Home Opener Versus Blue Mountain
    November 12, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team improves to 3-0 on the season after defeating Blue Mountain College 61-36 on its home court on Monday, Nov. 12. Junior center Qiayon Bailey recorded her second double-double of the season with 14 points and 16 rebounds while junior guard Rokila Wallace led the Owls scoring effort with 17 points off the bench.
  • Bailey Scores First Double-Double in Victory Over Nebraska Wesleyan
    November 10, 2018
    DENVER, Colo. – Junior guard Rokila Wallace led the Owls offense with 19 points off the bench to aid the Owls women’s basketball team in its 85-74 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, Nov. 10. With the Saturday’s game behind them, The W moves to 2-0 to open its comeback season.
  • Women's Basketball Returns to the Court in 76-42 Victory Over Johnson and Wales
    November 09, 2018
    DENVER, Colo. – The Owls women’s basketball team played its first official game in 16 years on the road at Johnson and Wales University. The W returned to the court with a 76-42 victory over the Wildcats on Friday, Nov. 9 to start its comeback season 1-0.
  • Women's Basketball Prepare for Season with Exhibition Game
    November 01, 2018
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The W women’s basketball team prepared for its return to the court after a 16-year hiatus with an exhibition match against Philander Smith College on Thursday, Nov. 1. The Owls did what they could against an already established team but was unable to get passed the Panthers defense in the 58-80 loss.