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Basketball season recaps

players crowd military

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Women's Basketball (11-16) In an emotional season in which head coach Noel Johnson had to step away to battle ovarian cancer, the women's team went 11-16 overall and 8-7 at home in the Dome. One highlight of the season was the Mustangs' 84-77 second-half comeback over Cameron University in the first R...

A letter from the seniors of women’s basketball

Seniors

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

Four women’s basketball seniors played in D.L. Ligon Coliseum for the last time Saturday, Feb. 22 against Oklahoma Christian. The seniors have all been a huge part of the basketball program and will be missed. Each senior sent in a personal letter about what being a part of MSU basketball meant to...

An emotional night in the dome

Coach Reay sits down with the women's basketball team in between plays. Feb. 13. Photo by Colin Stevenson.

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

The women's basketball team played its first game since finding out their coach will be taking the rest of the season off to battle her cancer in an emotional 92-77 loss to Texas A&M-Commerce Thursday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at home. Earlier in the week, Noel Johnson, head women's basketball coach,...

A victorious day in the Dome

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Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2020

Fans in the Dome witnessed a complete sweep for men and women basketball against Texas A&M International Saturday, Feb. 1. The atmosphere was aggressive as both teams bounced back from losses against Texas A&M Kingsville earlier in the week.  Women's basketball The women started the day off wi...

Thursday night lights

Jump shot

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

January 31, 2020

It was a disappointing night in the Dome, with both women and men's basketball losing to Texas A&M Kingsville Thursday, Jan. 30.   The women’s team started the night off strong, ending the first quarter ahead by five. Elizabeth Cathcart (No. 43), forward and marketing senior, led the team in ...

Women’s basketball takes down Texas Wesleyan

Elizabeth Cathcart

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

Women's basketball overcame turnovers to take down Texas Wesleyan 75-68 Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at home. The 'Stangs had twelve players score in the match compared to six such players for the Rams. The women shot 45% from the court, and 65% of their 28 baskets were assisted. The balanced offense...

Women’s basketball earns first win

Shot

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 10, 2019

Women's hoops got its first tally in the win column with a 73-63 win over Dixie State University on the final day of the Ashbrook Classic Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. Hannah Reynolds (No. 11), forward and health science junior, controlled the paint with her signature hook shot and post-moves en route...

‘[Cathcart] has an infectious spirit of joy’

Liz Cathcart riding a bike in Mustang Madness.

Madison Davis, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Marketing senior and member of the basketball team Elizabeth Cathcart wakes up at 5:50 a.m. to the smell of spoiled milk that she left in her trash. Rolling out of bed, she snags half of a mini bagel and bikes over to the gym where she starts her morning grind at 6:15 a.m. Headphones in, Elizabeth...

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