2019-20 Owls Women's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Ranked 9th, Women's Basketball Ranked 12th
    February 13, 2020
    NORFOLK, Va. - The Owls men's and women's basketball programs remain on the USCAA coaches radar and are rising in the USCAA Basketball Coaches Poll. In the tenth week of the poll, The W men's basketball team breaks the top ten, ranking No. 9, while the women's basketball team moves to 12th. 
  • Women's Basketball Comes Up Short, Falling to Tougaloo, 89-65
    February 13, 2020
    TOUGALOO, Miss. – Jasmine Shaw led her team for the first time this season, scoring 18 points, and seniors My’Neka Frazier and Autumn Taylor collected 14 each, but the 12th ranked Owls women’s basketball team lost at Tougaloo College 89-65 on Thursday evening at Owens Health and Wellness Center.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Judson on the Road, 70-54
    February 06, 2020
    MARION, Ala. –Senior forward My’Neka Frazier tallied her 12th double-double of the season to lead the -Owls women’s basketball team in a 70-54 victory at Judson College on Thursday, Feb. 6. The McComb, Miss. native scored 27 points and brought down 14 rebounds in late-week action against fellow USCAA-institution. With the victory, the Owls improve to 6-15 on the season.  
  • Frazier Named Renasant Bank Athlete of the Month
    February 05, 2020
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - Women’s basketball player My’Neka Frazier has been selected as February’s Renasant Bank Athlete of the month due to her efforts on the court and in the classroom. The senior forward from McComb, Miss. has been a strong competitor for the Owls during the 2019-20 season and has been one of the driving forces behind many of The W’s successes.
  • Men's Basketball Moves to 10th Place in USCAA Coaches Poll, Women's Basketball 13th
    January 30, 2020
    NORFOLK, Va. – The Owls men’s basketball team moves up to 10th place in Week 8 of the USCAA Coaches Poll as the women’s basketball team moves to 13.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers 68-60 Loss at Campbellsville - Harrodsburg
    January 25, 2020
    HARRODSBURG, Ky. – The W women’s basketball team falls to 5-15 on the season in a 68-60 loss at Campbellsville University – Harrodsburg on Saturday, Jan. 25. In the effort, senior forward My’Neka Frazier recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 24 points and 14 rebounds. She was assisted by senior guard Autumn Taylor who tallied 14 points and seven rebounds.
  • Frazier Records 10th Double-Double Versus Florida National
    January 24, 2020
    HARRODSBURG, Ky. – Senior forward My’Neka Frazier recorded her tenth double-double of the season in the Owls 73-46 loss to Florida National University in the opening game of the Campbellsville – Harrodsburg Women’s Basketball Classic. The McComb, Miss. native was responsible for more than half of The W’s points with 24 and a good number of rebounds with 19.
  • Taylor and Frazier Record Double-Doubles in 69-65 Victory Over Tougaloo
    January 22, 2020
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Falls 70-52 at Oakwood
    January 19, 2020
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Readies for Oakwood MLK Classic
    January 18, 2020
    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.
  • Frazier's 30-Point, 27-Rebound Double-Double Leads Owls in 62-43 Victory Over Judson
    January 14, 2020
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Hosts Judson College
    January 13, 2020
    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.
  • Fall 2019 Athletic Director's List
    January 10, 2020
    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.  
  • Owls Men's and Women's Basketball Rank 14th in USCAA Coaches Poll
    January 09, 2020
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W basketball programs are both ranked 14th in the fifth week of the USCAA Coaches Poll. 
  • Women's Basketball Comes Up Short at SUNO, 79-62
    January 06, 2020
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Devastating Defeat at LSU - Shreveport, 80-29
    January 04, 2020
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Owls women’s basketball team dropped its first game of 2020, 80-29, at LSU-Shreveport Saturday afternoon. With the loss, The W moves to 3-11 on the season.
  • Taylor Drops 36 in 80-60 Loss Versus Blue Mountain
    December 19, 2019
    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.
  • Owls Drop Road Game at Berry, 55-30
    December 17, 2019
    ROME, Ga. – Autumn Taylor and My’Neka Frazier scored 10 points each at Berry College Tuesday afternoon but it was not enough as the Owls women’s basketball team fell 55-30 against the Vikings.
  • Women's Basketball Gets Third Victory of the Season at Centenary
    December 14, 2019
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Briona Green hits 24 points and Kyla Temple scores 23 to lead the Owls women’s basketball team in a 61-50 victory over Centenary College of Louisiana on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Prepares for Road Trip to Centenary
    December 13, 2019
    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.
  • SUNO Stuns Women's Basketball, 82-62
    December 12, 2019
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Takes on MC in Exhibition Play
    December 11, 2019
    CLINTON, Miss. – Autumn Taylor scored 10 points but it was not enough as the Owls women’s basketball team fell 84-38 to Mississippi College on Wednesday night at the A.E. Coliseum in exhibition play.
  • Voorhees Grounds the Owls, 77-43
    December 10, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team did not perform well in its Tuesday night home game against Voorhees College. The W came out strong defensively but was unable to back it with a comparable offense.
  • Women's Basketball to Host Voorhees College
    December 09, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a brief stop in Jacksonville, Fla., The W women’s basketball team returns home on Tuesday to take on Voorhees College at 5:30 p.m. CT inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Taylor Scores Career-High 31 Points at Trinity Baptist
    December 07, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Playing without one of its leading scorers, Kyla Temple, The W women’s basketball team fell 59-54 on the road at Trinity Baptist College on Saturday afternoon in Trinity Gym.
  • Women's Basketball Ready for Saturday Showdown at Trinity Baptist
    December 06, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After a home victory against The University of the South on Wednesday, the Owls women’s basketball team returns to the road this weekend as it travels to Jacksonville, Fla., for a Saturday showdown with Trinity Baptist College at 2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT inside Trinity Gymnasium.
  • Owls Athletics Ranks 9th in USCAA Directors Cup Standings
    December 04, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has revealed the first round of 2019-2020 Director Cup standings. The standings consist of results from the 2019 USCAA Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross Country National Championships in addition to points for 2019 National Convention attendance and sports offering.
  • Women's Basketball Set to Host The University of the South
    December 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - Coming off a week and a half break for the Thanksgiving holiday, The W women’s basketball team is looking to ignite a spark in the current season when they host The University of the South on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. CT inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Defeats Sewanee 52-44
    December 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Kyla Temple shot for 13 points while Christianna Harris and Briona Green collected 12 points each to give The W women’s basketball team its second victory of the 2019-20 season. The Owls, now 2-5, defeated The University of the South Wednesday night 52-44 in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Frazier and Taylor Record Double-Doubles in 58-57 Loss Versus Southeastern Baptist
    November 23, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls performance at the free-throw line and turnovers at key times during game against Southeastern Baptist College proved costly Saturday afternoon. After leading the game during the first three quarters, the Owls struggled in the fourth to drop their second home game of the season 58-57.
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