The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will continue an instate swing on Sunday as Valpo makes a stop in Terre Haute to take on Indiana State. It’s a revenge game of sorts as Valpo enters the day with hopes of avenging an overtime loss to the Sycamores in a seesaw affair earlier this season in Valpo.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team had four players score 10 points or more, but Evansville came away with a 77-65 victory on Friday night at Meeks Family Fieldhouse. Addison Stoller (Cissna Park, Ill. / Cissna Park) and Grace Hales (Cromwell, Ind. / Westview) each came within a rebound of a double-double.
The Valparaiso University women’s basketball team will hit the road after four consecutive home dates and attempt to return to the win column on Friday night at Evansville. Valpo will look to make it a season sweep of the Purple Aces and try to start an instate road swing on a high note.
Two big instate games this weekend for Valpo women's basketball - first an attempt to sweep a season series, then a chance to avenge an OT loss. Coach Evans previews it all on Valpo Women's Basketball Weekly.
Four Valparaiso University women’s basketball players reached double figures, but visiting UNI escaped the Athletics-Recreation Center with a 64-56 victory on Sunday. The game featured six ties and nine lead changes.
A full day of basketball at the Athletics-Recreation Center is on tap for Sunday as the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team gets things started with an 11 a.m. tip against UNI before the Valpo men hit the hardwood for a nationally-televised game against defending NCAA Final Four qualifier Loyola. A ticket to the women’s game will be good for free admission (Section EE) to the men’s game and anyone with a ticket to the men’s game can come early to watch the Valpo women at no additional charge. The first 500 fans through the doors to see Valpo take on the Panthers will receive a free Valpo Gold Rush t-shirt.
Sophomore Ella Ellenson (Rice Lake, Wis. / Rice Lake) and junior Grace Hales (Cromwell, Ind. / Westview) splashed in five 3-pointers each, but that wasn’t enough for the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team to knock off defending MVC champion Drake on Friday. The visiting Bulldogs prevailed 88-62 at the Athletics-Recreation Center despite Valpo hitting 15 total shots from beyond the 3-point arc.
The second half of the Missouri Valley Conference’s double round robin begins on Friday evening for the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team. Valpo will begin Round 2 of Valley play with a significant challenge as defending conference champion and perennial favorite Drake makes its way to the ARC. The game will tip off at 5 p.m., two hours earlier than originally scheduled.