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Women’s basketball survives nail-biter against Boston

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer March 5, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team defeated the Boston University Terriers on Saturday, Feb. 29 55-53, in a game that was too close for comfort. The win tallies the team’s seventh consecutive victory,...

Bison celebrate win as Mack eclipses 1,000 career point milestone

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer February 27, 2020

As a team, the Bison women’s basketball team picked up a 67-56 win against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during their home matchup this past Saturday, Feb 22. Individually, senior Ellie Mack reached her...

Women’s basketball survives buzzer-beater against the Eagles

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer February 21, 2020

On Feb. 15, the Bison women’s basketball team played American University, beating the Eagles 60-57. Autumn Ceppi ’21 was the spark the Bison needed to earn its win, contributing a career-high 20 points...

Second time’s the charm: Bison defeat the Greyhounds 66-42

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer February 14, 2020

Refusing to let their previous loss against the Loyola Greyhounds determine their fate the second time around, the Bison earned a 66-42 victory on Saturday, Feb. 8, after outscoring the Greyhounds 17-4...

Women’s basketball maintains first place in league despite loss

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer February 7, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team was handed its second Patriot League loss of the season by the Boston University Terriers, with a final score of 52-48. The Bison demonstrated a strong comeback after...

Women’s basketball comes up short against Loyola

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer January 30, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team took a small step backward in the league standings after a 60-50 loss against the Loyola Greyhounds. The Bison now stand at 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in Patriot League...

Women’s Basketball goes 6-0 after win against the Mountain Hawks

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer January 23, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team is on a high with its sixth straight Patriot League victory, currently claiming sole ownership of first place in the league. The Bison have proved themselves worthy...

Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico

Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico
Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer December 5, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team traveled to the warmer weather of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to take part in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament during Thanksgiving break. The Orange and Blue finished 2-0,...

Mack sets career high as Bison comeback falls short against Quinnipiac

Mack sets career high as Bison comeback falls short against Quinnipiac
Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer November 22, 2019

On Nov. 16, the Bison women’s basketball team came up just short against the defending MAAC champion Quinnipiac Bobcats, losing by a score of 76-69. With under two minutes remaining, the Bison initiated...

Women’s basketball records back to back wins

Women's basketball records back to back wins
Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer November 14, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team put on a show during their home opener 71-37 win against the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Sojka Pavilion. This was the team’s, and new head coach Trevor Woodruff’s,...

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell to leave Bucknell after seven successful years

Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editor April 4, 2019

Head women’s basketball coach Aaron Roussell announced on April 2 that he is leaving the University to become the next women’s basketball head coach at the University of Richmond. Following a 5-25...

Women’s basketball concludes historical season with a narrow loss against Florida State

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer March 28, 2019

The women’s basketball team departed Charlotte with their heads held high after falling just short against No. 5 Florida State, 70-67, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Halton Arena. The Bison...

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