1.22.10 | Basketball
Baker vs Graceland game day preview
Baker Women | (10-7, 6-1) Baker Men | (7-10, 0-7)
Graceland Women | (9-6, 4-5) Graceland Men | (9-10, 3-6)
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. –The Baker women’s basketball team will be back in action Saturday when they host Graceland University at 2 p.m. at the George F. Collins Center.
The Baker women dropped their first conference game of the season Thursday evening against MidAmerica Nazarene University, 53-62. The Wildcats are now 1-9 in their last 10 attempts in Olathe, Kan.
1.23.10 | Women's Basketball
Three Wildcats score in double digits in 81-49 victory
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team bounced back Saturday afternoon, defeating Graceland University 81-49 at the George F. Collins Center. With the win, the Wildcats improved to 11-7 overall and 7-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Three players finished in double figures, and junior forward Aubree Gustin (pictured) led the way with 17 points. Junior Emily Gibson recorded her 11th double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Junior guard Brittany Hines added 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting.
1.26.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker women escape with 78-72 overtime victory
FAYETTE, Mo. - Four Wildcats scored in double digits as Baker gutted out a 78-72 win over Central Methodist University Monday at Puckett Field House.
With 11 seconds remaining in regulation, the Wildcats held a one-point lead over Central Methodist. As the ball was inbounded, two CMU players trapped Aubree Gustin, forcing a turnover that ultimately put Baker in a situation in which they had to foul the Eagles' best free throw shooter. She missed her second free throw, sending the game into overtime, and the Wildcats sealed the road victory.
1.27.10 | Basketball
[rv] Baker Wildcats (12-7, 8-1) at Benedictine Ravens (11-8, 6-4)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 * Atchison, Kan. * Ralph Nolan Gymnasium * 5:30 p.m.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
The Baker Wildcats will travel to rival Benedictine College on Thursday, Jan. 28 for a 5:30 p.m. showdown with the Ravens. The Wildcats, 12-7 on the season and 8-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, are coming off a 78-72 overtime win on Monday at Central Methodist University (8-12, 2-8).
1.28.10 | Women's Basketball
Turnovers plague Wildcats in 62-73 loss at Benedictine
ATCHISON, Kan. - After battling to a 78-72 overtime win on Monday evening, the Baker women's basketball team dropped its second conference game of the season Thursday night.
The Ravens (12-8, 7-4) forced the Wildcats (12-8, 8-2) into a season-high 24 turnovers en route to its fourth straight conference victory.
"Turnovers killed us. You can't turn the ball over that many times and expect to win the basketball game," said head coach Susan Decker.
1.31.10 | Basketball
Baker splits doubleheader at Lindenwood; women win, men fall
ST. CHARLES, Mo. - The Baker men's and women's basketball teams split a doubleheader at Lindenwood as the women bounced back with a 65-59 win, and the men fell 44-64 on Saturday night.
The Baker women improved to 13-8 overall and 9-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, while the men dropped to 7-14 on the year.
In a game that saw head-to-head action throughout, the Lindenwood women held Baker to just 39 percent from the field and 27 percent from beyond the arc. In the end, it was the Wildcats' free throw shooting that saved the day as the Wildcats went 15-16 from the charity stripe. Two players scored double-digit points for the Baker women: junior Emily Gibson led the way with 17 points, 14 rebounds and two blocks, and junior Aubree Gustin (pictured) added 11 points and six rebounds.
2.2.10 | Women's Basketball
Women's basketball emerging as conference title contender
- Junior Emily Gibson leads the conference in rebounds.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker women's basketball team has emerged as an early title contender in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, with a 13-8 overall record, including a 9-2 mark in conference play. The Wildcats have been particularly successful at home, with a 9-2 record.
The promising start in conference play hasn't been a surprise to the team or coaches."We're trying to get better every game. Our defense should be there every night, even when the offense isn't. If we can play good defense and rebound the basketball, you have a chance to win," stated head coach Susan Decker.