12.3.09 | Basketball
Baker to host conference rivasl Benedictine Thursday evening
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.
12.1.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker upsets No. 24 Evangel
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Brittany Hines (pictured) led the way on Tuesday evening, scoring 26 points off 10-12 shooting from the floor and 4-5 from beyond the arc. Emily Gibson recorded her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds, paving the way to a 66-61 victory over No. 24 Evangel.
Jenna Brantley played a key role, matching the single-game assist record of 10 that she set against Friends University on Nov. 10.
12.1.09 | Basketball
Evangel rolls into town for conference openers
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker men's and women's basketball teams will be back in action Tuesday evening when they host Evangel University in the Heart of America Athletic Conference season opener. The Baker women (3-4) look to rebound after dropping their last two contests. The Baker men (6-2) hope to continue their five-game winning streak, the longest since 2006 when they won five straight to begin the season.
The No. 24 Evangel women (6-2) were picked No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll. The Evangel men (4-4) are riding a two-game winning streak.
11.21.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker women fall to Columbia College
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Baker women's basketball team dropped its second consecutive road game on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Columbia Cougars 56-64. With the loss, the Wildcats dropped to 3-4 on the season, while the Cougars improved to 5-1.
Turnovers were the story in the first half for the Wildcats. Baker turned the ball over 14 times, but still managed to head into halftime tied at 26-26.
Emily Gibson led the way for the Wildcats offensively and defensively scoring 17 points and pulling down nine rebounds.
11.21.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker hits the road to face Columbia College
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Baker women will be back in action this afternoon when they take on nonconference foe Columbia College in a 2 p.m. matinee.
Baker holds a 3-3 record on the season. Columbia comes in at 3-1.
Emily Gibson leads the ’Cats in scoring with 12.3 points per game. Gibson also ranks No. 8 nationally, averaging two blocked shots per game. Jenna Brantley (pictured) continues to dish the ball out, and ranks No. 10 nationally with 29 total assists.
11.18.09 | Women's Basketball
Women fall to Kansas Wesleyan
SALINA, Kan. - Kansas Wesleyan took control early and never looked back. The Coyotes shot 64 percent in the first half to take a commanding 45-30 lead into halftime.
Baker battled back in the second half outscoring the Coyotes 29-22, while shooting 40 percent from the floor.
Emily Gibson (20), and Brittany Hines (15), led the way offensively for the Wildcats. Gibson (pictured) shot 60 percent from the floor while pulling down eight rebounds and blocking two shots.
Bench scoring was the killer. The Wildcats scored only two points outside of the starting lineup Tuesday evening.
Baker sits at 3-3 on the season. The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday when they travel to Columbia, Mo., to face Columbia College.
11.14.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker women take down Ottawa 73-60
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker University swept the Baker Classic this weekend when they defeated Park University 80-50 on Friday evening and swiftly took down Ottawa Saturday afternoon 73-60.
Three players scored in double digits, Aubree Gustin (pictured) with 15, Emily Gibson with 14 and Brittany Hines with 12, as the Baker women improved to 3-2 on the season. Emily Gibson recorded her second double-double of the season pulling down 10 rebounds with her 14 points.
Baker will be back in action Tuesday when they travel to Kansas Wesleyan University for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off.
11.13.09 | Women's Basketball
Baker rolls Park 80-50
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Baker took a one-point lead heading into the half on Friday evening at the George F. Collins Center. At the end of regulation it was Baker taking a commanding 30-point victory.
The Wildcats outscored the Pirates 50-21 in the second half to even up their season record at 2-2.
Four players scored in double digits, Cameron Roland,15, Emily Gibson, 12, Aubree Gustin,11, and Courtney Goodrum,10. The Wildcats shot 47 percent from the floor and forced 21 turnovers.
Defensively, Emily Gibson led the way recording eight rebounds and four blocks.