Women's Basketball

WBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The two Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorites met in the only Panther women’s basketball game of the week. The Drake Bulldogs visited the McLeod Center Friday and remained perfect in the MVC at UNI’s expense, rolling back home through the snow with an 88-64 win. Drake started the game in impressive fashion and built a…read more »

WBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

The Panther women’s basketball team rolled to a pair of double-digit home wins over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and Loyola. Friday’s 19-point win against the Crusaders was much closer at halftime before UNI flipped a three-point intermission deficit with a big second half. The Panthers used a 21-0 third-quarter run to pick up the 71-52…read more »

WBB: MVC Week 1 Recap

A tough road trip to central Illinois yielded a split for the UNI Panther women’s basketball team during the opening days of the Missouri Valley Conference schedule. The closing moments of Friday’s game against the Illinois State Redbirds almost gave the Panthers the start they were hoping for at the outset of MVC play. Karli…read more »

WBB: Wildcats Have Sharper Claws

The UNI women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule ended with a 72-62 loss on the road against Kansas State Saturday Three Panthers scored in double figures led by Karli Rucker and Ellie Howell with 15 points each. Taylor Hagen added 12 points and Bre Gunnels notched a career-high 15 rebounds in the game. The Panthers took…read more »

WBB: Panthers Post Perfect Non-Conference Home Record

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team finished five-for-five at the McLeod Center during their pre-Missouri Valley Conference home schedule, capped with a 79-50 win Friday versus the Omaha Mavericks. Taylor Hagen scored 15 points on 7-8 shooting and the Panther defense was stifling from the opening tip. UNI held the Mavericks to 20-61 (32.8 percent)…read more »

WBB: Panther Outpace Visiting Mavericks

Three Panthers scored in double figures and the UNI women’s basketball team outdistanced Minnesota State 24-8 in the fourth quarter Wednesday to earn a 73-56 win at the McLeod Center. The Panthers led by just one point when the period began. Heidi Hillyard hit back-to-back layups to open the scoring in the fourth quarter and…read more »