2018-19 Owls Women's Basketball News

  • Date Change: Women's Basketball National Title Parade Set for April 9
    April 03, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s basketball team will celebrate their national championship win with a parade on Monday, April 8 in conjunction with boys’ basketball state champions Heritage Academy.
  • Owls Women's Basketball Wins USCAA National Championship
    March 09, 2019
    UNIONTOWN, Pa. – After starting the game behind 7-0, the Owls women’s basketball team clawed their way back to defeat the University of Maine – Fort Kent in the USCAA National Championship Game.
  • Jones' Double-Double Leads Owls Past Paul Quinn to the Championship
    March 08, 2019
    UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Keyahna Jones pulled of her 10th double-double of the season to lead the Owls in a 73-59 victory over Paul Quinn College in the semifinal round of the USCAA Women’s Basketball Division I Championship Tournament.
  • Hinkson Leads Owls with 17 Points in Quarterfinal Victory Over Silver Lake
    March 07, 2019
    UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Tenazhia Hinkson scored 17 points as The W defeats Silver Lake College 83-48 in the quarterfinal round of the USCAA Women’s Basketball Division I Championship Tournament.
  • White Named USCAA Coach of the Year, Four Owls Receive All-American Honors, Two Named All-Academic
    March 06, 2019
    CHAMPION, Pa. – In his first year as the head coach of The W women’s basketball team, Howard White has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Women’s Basketball Division I Coach of the Year at the USCAA Basketball Division I Brunch Banquet on Wednesday, March 6.
  • UPDATE: Owls Receive No. 2 Seed, Will Face Silver Lake
    February 26, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The number two ranked Owls women’s basketball team was selected to participate in the United States Athletic Association (USCAA) Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The W (18-6) were seeded No. 2 overall and will play 7th seeded Carlow University (9-21) in the first round Thursday, March 7 in Penn State Fayette Main Arena. The game will be streamed at basketball.theuscaa.com and will tip-off at 2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT.
  • Women's Basketball Closes Regular Season with Victory at Selma
    February 19, 2019
    SELMA, Ala. – Junior guard Qiayon Bailey led The W in its 72-43 victory over Selma University on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The West Point, Miss. native went 9-for-12 from the field including 1-for-2 beyond the arc and picked up three baskets at the free-throw line to lead the Owls with 22 points in their final regular season game of the 2019 season.
  • Owls Roll Past Oakwood in Road Victory
    February 09, 2019
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Owls women’s basketball team took on fellow USCAA team Oakwood University on Saturday, Feb. 9 for the second time this week. Defeating the Ambassadors 83-42 at home, it was much of the same on the road in Ashby Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Pulls 40-point Victory Over Oakwood
    February 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team defeated Oakwood University 83-42 during its final home game of the 2018-19 season. Owls senior Tenazhia Hinkson was honored during the game as she donned The W uniform for the last time in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Walton Hits 20 in Victory at Morris College
    February 02, 2019
    SUMTER, S.C. – The Owls women’s basketball team ends its South Carolina swing on a high note, defeating Morris College 78-49 on Saturday, Feb. 2. With the victory over the Hornets, the Owls move to 15-6 on the season.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Road Loss at Voorhees
    January 31, 2019
    DENMARK, S.C. – Owls women’s basketball suffers its first road loss in the second half of the season on Thursday, Jan. 31 at Voorhees College. The W played aggressively but were unable to overcome turnovers and missed free throws to fall 14-6 on the season.
  • Hinkson's 25-point Game Aids in Owls Victory Against Judson
    January 22, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s basketball team defeated USCAA sister-institution Judson College 70-49 to improve to 14-5 on the season. In this season’s second USCAA competition, the Owls limited fouls and led in rebounds to dominate the competition.
  • 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
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