Alabama State women’s basketball

Lady Hornets shoot past Mobile 84-45 in home opener

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team took control from the onset and lead wire-to-wire with a sound 84-45 victory against Mobile in their season home opener on Friday night at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. The Lady Hornets (1-4) were all business as the team ran out to a 33-12 advantage at the end of the first quarter…

Lady Hornets tumble to Southern Miss 70-43

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) –  The Alabama State women’s basketball team  played close with Southern Mississippi through the first half before a tough third quarter left them with a 70-43 defeat on Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum. The Lady Hornets (0-4) led 15-13 about midway through the second quarter after Daniele Ewert knocked down a 3-pointer off an assist from…

Wright grabs SWAC’s first 2016 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Alabama State took the first weekly award from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) as Britney Wright was been named Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for action over the first week of the regular season. The senior forward scored 24 points and grabbed seven boards in an 84-54 loss to North Carolina this past Friday. Wright…

Savannah State tops Lady Hornets 54-39

SAVANNAH, Ga. (bamastatesports.com) – In a game where baskets were tough to come by, the Alabama State women’s basketball team fell at Savannah State 54-39 on Tuesday night at Tiger Arena. Daniele Ewert led the Lady Hornets (0-3) with 11 points and Tatyana Calhoun added eight points and seven rebounds and a block. Alabama State’s top scorer Britney Wright (entered…

Lady Tarheels turn back Lady Hornets 84-54

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (bamastatesports.com) – Senior Britney Wright showed out with a big-time performance, but the Alabama State women’s basketball team opened the 2016-17 season with an 84-54 defeat at the University of North Carolina on Friday evening. Wright, the Preseason SWAC Player of the Year, led ASU with a game-high 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting from the field with…

Lady Hornet hoopsters open season on four game road swing

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team will open their 2016-17 season with a challenging four-game road swing when it starts at North Carolina on Friday at 4 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. This marks the first meeting between the schools in women’s basketball. North Carolina went 14-18 overall and was 4-12 in ACC play during the…

Lady Hornets down Faulkner 82-54 in friendly exhibition

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team carried a nine-point lead into halftime and then turned it on with a huge second half behind an effective press defense as the Lady Hornets debuted their 2016-17 season with an 82-54 exhibition victory over Faulkner at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Monday evening. Senior Britney Wright led ASU with a game-high…

Lady Hornet hoopsters earn preseason SWAC respects

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com)  – For a second consecutive year, the Southwestern Athletic Conference head coaches and sports information directors voted Britney Wright as preseason Player of the Year and First Team All SWAC, while Daniele Ewert joins her teammate on the preseason All-SWAC team (second). The conference back-to-back defending champions Lady Hornets is predicted to finish first with 136 votes as the…

Lady Hornet hoopsters reveal upcoming schedule

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The back-to-back defending SWAC Champions will be facing a few new opponents this season North Carolina, Southern Miss. and Ohio State some familiar foes such as Georgia Tech, Mobile, Samford, Troy and Mississippi State and a tough 18-game SWAC Conference slate combine to make up a challenging 28 game schedule facing the Alabama State women’s basketball…