12.30.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker women return to action Thursday afternoon
PHOENIX, Ariz. – After playing just once in the past 20 days due to final exams and the Christmas holiday break, Baker will return to action Thursday afternoon as it takes part in the Grand Canyon Holiday Classic at Southwestern College in Phoenix, Ariz. The Wildcats will tangle with The University of Rio Grande (Ohio) on Thursday and host Southwestern College (Ariz.) on Friday. Thursday’s contest will tipoff at 2 p.m. MST (3:00 p.m. CT). Friday’s action is set to tipoff at 12 p.m. MST (1 p.m. CST).
12.31.10 | Men's Basketball
Baker men set to take the hardwood at Columbia College
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball team will be back in action on New Years Eve when it travels to Columbia, Mo., to take part in the Columbia College Classic. Friday evening the Wildcats will face William Woods University at 4 p.m. CST before facing host No. 23 Columbia College at 8 p.m. CST Saturday.
12.30.10 | Women's Basketball
Baker women fall in opener of Grand Canyon Classic
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Emily Gibson scored 18 points, one of three Baker players with double-digit scoring, as the Lady Cats‘ dropped the opening game of the Grand Canyon Classic on Thursday evening 61-72 to the University of Rio Grande (Ohio).
Baker (7-6) held a 45-42 lead with 11:34 remaining in the second half, but Rio Grande put together a 10-0 run with just under seven minutes remaining to open up 16-point lead from which they never looked back.
12.31.10 | Women's Basketball
Hines breaks school record in day two of the Grand Canyon Classic
Baker senior Brittany Hines scored a career-high 34 points in the victory
PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Baker women’s basketball team rebounded Friday afternoon defeating Southwestern College (Ariz.) 86-76 in day two of the Grand Canyon Classic.
The victory wasn’t the only story though as senior guard Brittany Hines (Hutchinson, Kan.) broke the single game scoring record of 30 points set by Jessica Pontious against Benedictine College in 2005. To go along with her 34 points, Hines also tied the school record for most 3-point field goals made in a game going 7-for-14 from beyond the arc.
1.1.11 | Men's Basketball
Wildcats fall to No. 23 Columbia College
Corey Anderson scored a career-high 11 points in the loss
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Baker men’s basketball team dropped its second consecutive game on Saturday evening to No 23 Columbia College 45-69 in the final day of the Columbia College Classic.
Corey Anderson led all Baker scorers with a career-high 11 points, but the hot shooting of Columbia College stifled the Wildcats chances of pulling off the upset bid. The Cougars’ shot 46 percent from the field and outrebounded the Cats‘ 37-26. Henrique Medeiros led the Columbia with 13 points and three assists.
1.3.11 | Women's Basketball
Gibson and Hines named to Grand Canyon Classic All-Tournament Team
Hines and Gibson had a combined average of 41 points per game
PHOENIX, Ariz. – For their play at the Grand Canyon Classic this past week in Phoenix, Ariz., seniors Emily Gibson (Kansas City, Mo.) and Brittany Hines (Hutchison, Kan.) were named to the Trip Sports Grand Canyon Classic All-Tournament Team.
1.3.11 | Men's Basketball
Wommack paces Baker past Bethany 83-73
Jaris Wommack scored a team-high 31 points in the victory
LINDSBORG, Kan. – The Baker men’s basketball team got back on track Monday evening defeating Bethany College (Kan.) 83-73. The Wildcats‘ second half surge saved the day as Baker (5-9) went 19-for-30 from the field (63 percent) to close out the Swedes (5-9).
1.5.11 | Basketball
Wildcats open up 2011 against Avila University
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Conference play is starting to heat up for the Baker basketball teams. Both basketball teams return to action on Thursday evening when they host Avila University at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. CT respectively.