Pre-game notes are now available for the Chapman University women’s basketball team’s first round NCAA tournament matchup vs. Louisiana College. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday at the Harold Hutton Sports Center.
After a one year absence, the Chapman University women’s basketball team is heading back to the NCAA Division III Championships. The NCAA announced today that Chapman will play Louisiana College in a first round matchup on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the Hutton Sports Center.
It took three months, but the Panthers finally got their revenge. The Chapman University women’s basketball team rallied from eight points down with 7:28 to go in the game to capture the Division III Independents West Region championship with a 65-61 win over Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon at the Maher Athletic Center on the campus of the University of Dallas.
In the final regular season home game of their careers, each Chapman University women’s basketball senior scored at least two points as the Panthers topped the University of Dallas 65-45 on Sunday afternoon at the Hutton Sports Center.
The Chapman University women’s basketball team won for the sixth straight game and improved to 19-1 in their last 20 games with a 56-34 victory over visiting U.C. Santa Cruz on Friday night at the Hutton Center. Of equal or greater significance, however, was a milestone victory for Panthers’ head coach Carol Jue, who became the school’s all-time winningest head coach with her 160th career victory at Chapman.
The Chapman University women’s basketball team won for the 15th time in its last 16 games, defeating visiting U.C. Santa Cruz 86-40 in a Saturday matinee at the Hutton Center. The 46-point margin of victory is the Panthers’ second-largest this season, having defeated Finlandia (Mich.) by 54 points in November.
Senior C Brandi Hood had a career-high 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Chapman University women’s basketball team to a 61-49 win over the University of Southern Maine on Friday afternoon at the Hutton Sports Center.
A strong defensive stand in the second half proved to be the difference for the Chapman University women’s basketball team in its 71-57 win over visiting Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (N.Y.) at Orange High School on Wednesday evening. The Panthers won for the eighth straight game in the first of back-to-back-to-back games to close 2010.
A six-point lead at halftime turned into an 80-58 win for the Chapman University women’s basketball team over North Central College on Sunday afternoon at the Hutton Center as the bench scored 27 of its 36 points in the second half to help secure the win.
The Panthers 1-3 start is merely a fading memory now. The Chapman University women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game – 3-0 at home – while beating visiting University of La Verne 93-65 at the Hutton Sports Center on Wednesday night.
The Chapman University women’s basketball team trailed for most of the first half, but rallied in the second and held on in the end for a 59-58 win over visiting Cal Lutheran University at the Hutton Sports Center on Monday night. It was the Panthers third straight win and put them over .500 for the first time since winning their season opener last month.
With the exception of trailing by a point in the first minute of the game, the Chapman University women’s basketball team led from start to finish, as they defeated the University of Redlands 63-55 on Saturday night in the season-opener at the Hutton Center.
Playing and winning games against a tough early-season schedule can help a team get into the postseason, as was evident during the Chapman University women’s basketball team’s run of nine-straight NCAA playoff appearances from 2000-2009.
For the second-consecutive season, Chapman University Athletics and the school’s on-campus radio station, Chapman Radio, will broadcast men’s and women’s basketball games, both on the road and at home.
Basketball season is here. On Friday the Chapman University women’s and men’s basketball teams get underway with their first practices of 2010. The men look to keep the momentum rolling after back-to-back 24-3 seasons, while the women’s team has its sight set on their 10th postseason appearance in 11 years.