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LSU WINS - LSU won the Women’s NCAA Championship against Iowa 102-85. LSU star Angel Reese had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the routing of Iowa. Hawkeye’s star guard Caitlin Clark had 30 points and eight assists in the loss.

Opinion — Women’s NCAA Championship viewership up from 2022

Chris Anderson April 10, 2023

This year's Women’s D1 NCAA basketball tournament was one for the record books, with a record 9.9 million viewers on average tuning in for the championship game, peaking at 12.6 million viewers. That...

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. NMU will be looking to finish the season strong after showing huge signs of improvement.

W Basketball: ‘Cats taking huge strides in Coach Thousand’s first year

Chris Anderson February 17, 2023

Davenport gave the women's basketball team a lot of trouble in the first quarter of last Thursday's game that saw the ‘Cats fall behind 16-9, shooting just 4-16 from the field in the quarter. The rest...

BOUNCE BACK - After 2 tough losses at Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud St. the Cats look to get back on track as they head south for the start of conference play.

W Basketball: NMU heads south to start GLIAC conference play

Lily Gouin December 2, 2022

This past weekend the NMU Women’s basketball team took on Duluth, Minnesota and St. Cloud State at home. Unfortunately, the Wildcat’s lost both games falling to Duluth 37-50 and 51-55 in a nail biter...

Season finishes with a soft thud

Season finishes with a soft thud

Levi Erkkila March 15, 2018

The Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team traveled to Allendale Wednesday, Feb. 28 to take on the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Lakers in the GLIAC quarterfinals. The Wildcats lost the game...

Junior guard Tess Weatherly stands tall against GVSU’s Jenn Deboer. NMU was able to stop the Lakers in the first half, but had trouble scoring in the final 20 minutes.
Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Wildcats show inconsistency at home

Levi Erkkila February 8, 2018

The Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team hosted Purdue Northwest (PNW) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) this past weekend, with the Wildcats winning Thursday 63-55 against Purdue, then losing...

Marquette, Michigan native Amber Huebner fights for positioning against a Grand Valley State player in an ear- lier home game. She’ll help to spark a Wildcat win streak as the season starts winding down.
Photo by: Lindsey Eatib

Wildcats finish their roadtrip with tough loss

Nate Bellville February 1, 2018

The season’s second chapter of the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team’s rivalry matchup with Michigan Tech University saw the Wildcats put up a good bid for an upset, but came up short as...

NMU Women split weekend games

Ryan Spitza January 25, 2018

The NMU Women’s Basketball team fell to Wayne State last weekend 64-50 before defeating Davenport 67-55 to split last weekend of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matchups. The...

Wildcats split road games

Wildcats split road games

Nate Bellville January 18, 2018

As students return to campus for the winter semester, the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team began their five conference road game stretch with a 79-63 win over the Lake Superior State University...

Women’s b-ball takes split

Women’s b-ball takes split

Nate Bellville November 16, 2017

A weekend split in the GLIAC/GVC tournament earned the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team a respectable start to the season as they defeated the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds 59-53, but...

Freshman set tone: Women’s Basketball starts season with win

Freshman set tone: Women’s Basketball starts season with win

Nate Bellville November 2, 2017

A dominant showing from the freshmen and sophomores last weekend had the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team with high expectations as they routed past the Finlandia University Lions 90-35 for...

’Cats lose at GLIACs to finish season

Katie Bultman March 14, 2013

The women’s basketball team lost to Ashland University to conclude their 2012-13 season, tallying a final score of 68-35. Following a loss against Michigan Tech, the Wildcats competed against Ashland...

’Cats end season with two home wins

Katie Bultman February 28, 2013

The women’s basketball team enter the final week of regular season play with an improved 10 to 11 GLIAC record, resulting from consecutive home wins this past weekend. The ’Cats still have a...

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