3.2.11 | HAAC Playoffs
Second season begins on Wednesday at Lindenwood for Baker women
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Coming off a big win on Senior Day over Graceland University, the Baker women’s basketball team will look to ride a new wave of momentum as it opens the Heart of America Athletic Conference postseason tournament on Wednesday evening at No. 2 seed Lindenwood University. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m in St. Charles.
During the regular season, the Wildcats (15-15, 10-10 HAAC) defeated Lindenwood 71-66 on Dec. 4 in Baldwin City but fell 76-62 on Jan. 29 in St. Charles. The Lions (20-9, 15-5) are coming off a 67-56 Senior Day victory over William Jewell College.
2.28.11 | Women's Basketball
Hines, Gibson and Gustin named to women’s basketball all-HAAC squad
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three Baker University seniors grabbed all-Heart of America Athletic Conference women’s basketball honors on Sunday evening as Brittany Hines (Hutchinson, Kan.) and Emily Gibson (Kansas City, Mo.) were named to the all-HAAC second team while Aubree Gustin (Topeka, Kan.) received honorable mention.
Gibson leads the Wildcats with 14.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Hines averages 14.1 points per game while Gustin checks in with 10.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.
2.26.11 | Women's Basketball
Gibson ties career-high in Senior Day victory over Graceland
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team went out in style Saturday afternoon defeating Graceland University 68-59.
Emily Gibson (pictured) tied a career-high with 27 points while shooting 8-for-13 from the field and 10-for-13 from the charity stripe. She also pulled down 11 rebounds in the contest to record her ninth double double of the season. Brittany Hines was the only other Wildcat to score in double figures with 10 points.
2.24.11 | Women's Basketball
Big second half pushes MidAmerica Nazarene past Baker
OLATHE, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team struggled to shoot the ball yet again on Thursday evening falling to MidAmerica Nazarene University 61-46.
The Wildcats (14-15, 9-10 HAAC) shot just 18-for-56 (32 percent) from the field, and only went 1-for-8 (12.5 percent) from beyond the arc. The Pioneers (11-18, 9-10 HAAC) bench played a key role in the victory outscoring the Wildcats 33-8.
2.19.11 | Women's Basketball
Wildcats bounce back with 66-57 victory over Missouri Valley
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team got back on track Saturday afternoon defeating Missouri Valley College 66-57.
The first 14 minutes saw back and fourth action as Baker and Missouri Valley had five lead changes before the Wildcats took the lead for good with 7:40 remaining in the first half.
2.10.11 | Women's Basketball
Ice cold shooting plagues Wildcats against Avila
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – One word comes to mind when you look at the game as a whole: Dismal.
The Baker women’s basketball team (13-12, 8-7 HAAC) played one of its worst basketball games of the season Thursday night, but still managed to keep the final deficit at seven points with a 56-49 loss.
2.5.11 | Women's Basketball
Hot shooting pushes Evangel past Baker, 63-52
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker women’s basketball team took a 3-0 lead to open the game, but from that point forward it was all Evangel as the Crusaders grabbed a lead and never looked back.
Baker (13-11, 8-6 HAAC) shot just 6-for-22 (27 percent) in the first half, ultimately putting the Wildcats in a hole from which they couldn’t recover.
2.3.11 | Women's Basketball
Gustin and Gibson rough up reeling Central Methodist
FAYETTE, Mo. – At this point in the year any time you can win a game on the road it’s a positive. Baker did just that on Thursday evening defeating Central Methodist 53-43 extending the Eagles losing streak to nine straight games.
Baker (13-10, 8-5 HAAC) had two players in double figures as Emily Gibson scored a team-high 18 points and 12 rebounds. Aubree Gustin added 16 points as Baker pulled away late in the second half to secure the victory. Gibson’s double double was her sixth of the season.