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1.8.10 | Women's Basketball

Women's basketball to host Culver-Stockton College Saturday afternoon

Women's Basketball

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The first-place Baker women's basketball team (7-6, 3-0), winners of three straight conference games, returns to Heart of America Conference play Saturday, Jan. 9, against Culver-Stockton College (3-9, 0-4). Tip-off is at 2 p.m. in the George F. Collins Center.

Transfers Emily Gibson and Brittany Hines have lived up to their billing so far this season. Gibson averages 14.2 points, 1.6 steals, 1.9 blocks and 9.5 rebounds per game, while Hines averages 10.5 points per game.

Culver-Stockton will play their first game in 24 days when they step on the court against Baker. Culver Stockon is led by Lisa Plattner, who averages 9.5 points per game. The Wildcats have won just once on the road in six tries this season, a 54-49 season-opening victory at Stephens College (Mo.) on Nov. 3.

Date: Sat., Jan. 9, 2010

Tip: 2:00 p.m. CST

Location: Baldwin City, Kan.
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1.1.10 | Women's Basketball

Gibson records sixth double-double as Baker women roll

HILLSBORO, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team improved its season record to 7-5 on Friday evening by defeating Tabor College 62-55.

Three players scored in double digits. Junior Emily Gibson recorded her sixth double-double of the season, scoring 22 points while pulling down 10 rebounds, Brittany Hines chipped in with 12 points off 4-7 shooting from the field and 2-4 from beyond the arc, and Aubree Gustin added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.

Baker forced the Bluejays into 19 turnovers, stealing the ball 11 times in the contest.

The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday when they face Sterling College, 8-3, at 1 p.m. Sterling comes into the contest ranked 25th in the NAIA DII national rankings.

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12.28.09 | Women's Basketball

Baker women travel to Tabor College to participate in holiday classicEmily Gibson

HILLSBORO, Kan. - The last time the Baker women's basketball team took the floor was way back on Dec. 12, when the Wildcats were defeated 54-72 by No. 23 William Woods University.

The Wildcats (6-5, 3-0) continue to get stellar play from junior Emily Gibson (pictured), who averages 13.8 points to go along with 9.4 rebounds per game.

The Tabor Bluejays (3-8, 2-2) come into Friday's contest riding a two-game winning streak with victories over McPherson and Ottawa early in December.

12.12.09 | Women’s Basketball

Baker looks to extend three-game winning streakHines

Fulton, Mo. – A tough nonconference schedule in November left the women’s basketball team with a 3-4 record through its first seven games. However, the Wildcats have turned it around of late and will enter Saturday’s game against William Woods winners of their last three, including last Tuesday’s victory in their HAAC opener against No. 24 Evangel.

Baker (6-4, 3-0 HAAC) will continue to rely on junior Emily Gibson to lead the charge. Gibson averages 14.9 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game. On Monday, Gibson was named HAAC Player of the Week, averaging 19.3 points on .667 shooting to go with 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.7 steals. Gibson posted a career-high 27 points and 17 rebounds in the Cats’ 74-52 victory over Lindenwood University on Dec. 5. She has recorded five double-doubles on the season.

12.7.09 | Women's Basketball

Gibson named HAAC Player of the WeekEmily Gibson

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Junior Emily Gibson was awarded Heart of America Athletic Conference Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.

Gibson led Baker to a perfect 3-0 week to start the conference season, posting three double-doubles along the way. Gibson averaged 19.3 points on .667 shooting, to go with 14.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 1.7 steals. Gibson posted a career-high 27 points and 17 rebounds in the Cats’ 74-52 victory over Lindenwood University on Dec. 5.

12.5.09 | Women's Basketball

Gibson leads the way as Baker rolls LindenwoodBaker women vs. Lindenwood

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Junior Emily Gibson recorded a career-high 27 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to record her fifth double-double of the season as the Wildcats defeated Lindenwood 74-52.

Brittany HInes continued her hot streak, scoring 15 points off 6-13 shooting from the field. Aubree Gustin recorded her first double-double of the season, pulling down 11 rebounds and scoring 10 points as the Wildcats improved to 3-0 in conference play.

After trailing 6-2 four minutes into the game, the Wildcats pulled away and never looked back. The Wildcats went on a 14-3 run midway through the first half to pull away for good.

12.3.09 | Women's Basketball

Baker women defeat Benedictine 69-56Brittany Hines

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Brittany Hines paved the way to victory yet again for the Wildcats. Hines scored 16 points off 4-7 shooting from the floor and 3-4 from beyond the arc.

Three players scored in double digits: Hines with 16, Emily Gibson with 12 and Cameron Roland with 10.

Turnovers were the story for Benedictine. The Wildcats forced the Ravens to turn the ball over 23 times as the women improved their HAAC record to 2-0 and season record to 5-4.

Emily Gibson recorded her fourth double-double of the season, pulling down 12 rebounds to go along with her 12 points.

Baker will be back in action Saturday when they host Lindenwood University at 5:30 p.m.

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12.3.09 | Basketball

Baker to host conference rivasl Benedictine Thursday eveningBrittany Hines

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women (4-4, 1-0) will get things started Thursday when they host rival Benedictine College (3-4, 0-0) at 5:30 p.m. at the Collins Center.

Baker enters Thursday's game 1-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference after defeating No. 24 Evangel University Tuesday evening, 66-61. Brittany Hines led the way, scoring 26 points off 10-12 shooting from the floor and 4-5 shooting from beyond the arc.

Emily Gibson recorded her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Junior Jenna Brantley played a key role, matching the single-game assist record of 10 that she set against Friends University on Nov. 10.

Gibson leads the Wildcats with 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.


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