2021-22 Women's Basketball News
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    Overtime Buzzer-Beater Puts SPU In Third

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Ashley Alter's go-ahead jumper with 0.7 seconds left in overtime put the Falcons at 3-1 in GNAC play, third behind traditional powers Western Washington and Alaska Anchorage.

  • Tuesday, January 4, 2022

    Jessica Squared: SFU Ready To Rise

    Women's Basketball Notebook: With GNAC Preseason Player of the Year Jessica Jones out for two months, sophomore Jessica Wisotzki stepped up. Now, Jones is back, and Simon Fraser has a dangerous one-two punch.

  • Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Big Three Brewing In Ellensburg

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Three of the league's top four scorers – Samantha Bowman, Kizzah Maltezo and Kassidy Malcolm – all play for CWU, creating a challenge for opponents as GNAC play resumes.

  • Friday, December 17, 2021

    Basketball Championships Stay In Washington In 2023, 2024

    Western Washington University has been selected as the host site for the 2023 GNAC Basketball Championships while Central Washington will host the 2024 championships in a renovated Nicholson Pavilion.

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021

    Stocking Stuffers: Box Score Bliss For Bowman, WOU

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Christmas came early for CWU when Samantha Bowman returned to the lineup and scored 29 points with 16 rebounds. Western Oregon used a team performance to dismantle Corban 77-39.

  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Vikings Win Big Twice As Conference Play Opens

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Western Washington cracked the Top 10 of the D2SIDA poll after crushing Lincoln (Calif.) 89-26 and Simon Fraser 82-60 in the GNAC opener for both teams.

  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    Ranked Teams Accumulating Ahead Of Conference Play

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Alaska Anchorage and Western Washington improved to 5-0 and Saint Martin's joined them in the top 25 over Thanksgiving weekend.

  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021

    Box-Office Saints Off To Undefeated Start

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Down 20 points at the half, Saint Martin's rallied to win behind 32 points from Claire Dingus, then won by one point a day later. Alaska Anchorage also rose to No. 1 in the D2SIDA Media Poll.

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021

    Bowman's Block Party Helps Wildcats To Fast Start

    Women's Basketball Notebook: Samantha Bowman leads Division II with 20 rebounds and five blocks per game, punctuated by a 23-point, 23-rebound performance, and the women's hoops season is off and running.

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021

    Division II Women's Basketball Season Begins In Billings

    Ten teams, including two nationally-ranked programs and the defending Division II national champion, converge on Billings as the 2021-22 season begins with the D2CCA Tip Off Classic At The Trailhead.

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Alaska Anchorage Opens Season In WBCA Preseason Poll

    Alaska Anchorage is among three West Region teams in the WBCA Division II Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll, entering at No. 12. Western Washington is among teams receiving votes.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Simon Fraser's Jones Leads Women's Hoop Preseason Team

    The senior forward is named the GNAC Women's Basketball Preseason Player of the Year after she averaged 17 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game during the 2019-20 campaign.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    Seawolves Narrow Favorites In Women's Hoop Preseason Poll

    With seven first-place votes and 92 total points, Alaska Anchorage is the narrow favorite over Western Washington in the 2021-22 GNAC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll.

  • Monday, October 4, 2021

    Basketball Runs In The Family For Bruce Langford

    Howard Tsumura of Varsity Letters profiles former Simon Fraser MVP Dani Langford, the daughter of SFU head coach Bruce Langford, who is now the manager of player rehabilitation for the Golden State Warriors.

  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    Jessie Craig Named UAF Women's Basketball Coach

    Jessie Craig is named interim head coach of the Alaska women's basketball program. She replaces Kerri Nakamoto, who accepted a position as part of the staff at Santa Clara.

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021

    Peacocke Inks Professional Deal To Play In Portugal

    The 2016-17 First Team All-American for Western Washington, who led NCAA Division II in scoring that season, has signed to play for S.L. Benfica in Portugal.

  • Saturday, August 7, 2021

    From Hoops Iron To Gridiron: Girten Is All-American

    Western Oregon assistant women's basketball coach Katie Girten proves it is more about athleticism than experience, earning All-American honors in the Women's Football Alliance.

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2021

    MSU Billings To Host Women's D2CCA Tip Off Classic

    Montana State Billings will host nine teams from across the country in the D2CCA Tip Off at the Trailhead Tournament with 15 games played over three days in November.

  • Friday, July 2, 2021

    Raincock-Ekunwe Makes Second Olympic Basketball Team

    The former Simon Fraser standout and 2013 All-American is one of 12 players selected for the Canada Olympic Women's Basketball Team that will compete this month in Toyko. It is Raincock-Ekunwe's second Olympic Team.