Tag: UCM Jennies Basketball

Raise the banner: Jennies win MIAA Tournament

The UCM Jennies (27-4, 18-1 in MIAA) defeated the Emporia State Hornets 82-75 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City to win the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Jennies have now won both the MIAA Regular Season and Tournament championships for the 2019-20 season. Emporia State led 6-4 early on until UCM’s Morgan VanHyfte and… Read more »

Jennies set for NCAA regional quarterfinal

Jennies basketball (24-6) is scheduled to begin its NCAA Tournament run with a matchup against Lindenwood (21-7). The Jennies enter the postseason as the third seed in the Central Region behind Fort Hays State (30-1) and Southwestern Oklahoma (30-1). Lindenwood earned the sixth seed but dropped all three matchups against the Jennies this season including… Read more »

Update: Jennies go for sixth straight on ring replica night

After a shaky start to 2019 that included two conference losses, No. 21 Jennies basketball (15-4, 8-3 MIAA) has strung together five consecutive wins. The Jennies completed their road trip to Oklahoma and picked up double-digit wins over Northeastern State and Central Oklahoma. Next up, they will host Washburn (14-6, 9-2 MIAA) Wednesday. The Ichabods… Read more »

Basketball moves up Saturday start times

Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Saturday, Mules and Jennies basketball are moving up the start time of their scheduled doubleheader with the Lindenwood Lions. Originally scheduled for 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., the Jennies game will now tip off at 12 p.m. and the Mules at 2 p.m. Mascot Day and the inflatable… Read more »

Jennies work to adapt in top-heavy conference

Jennies basketball lost just one MIAA game in the 2017-2018 regular season when they won the National Championship. The Jennies have dropped three games in the first six contests of the conference slate this season, setting up a more difficult road to the postseason. At 10-4 overall and 3-3 in conference play, the Jennies are… Read more »

Update: Jennies begin conference play

No. 7 Jennies basketball will open its conference schedule Thursday against the Southwest Baptist Bearcats. The Jennies spent the Thanksgiving weekend in San Antonio playing in the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic. St. Mary’s handed the Jennies their first loss of the season Friday in a 101-97 double overtime thriller. The Jennies were able to bounce… Read more »

Update: Top ranked Jennies open season in Kansas City

After a successful week of exhibition play that included a win over a Division I team and a closely contested game with national runner up Mississippi State, Jennies basketball will begin their regular season at the Central Region Challenge Friday at Municipal Auditorium. The Jennies faced two Division I teams in their exhibition schedule and… Read more »

Jennies picked to finish first in preseason polls

KANSAS CITY – The defense of the 2018 national championship unofficially began for Jennies basketball when head coach Dave Slifer took the stage at the MIAA basketball media day Tuesday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Jennies return their top-three scorers from their national championship run in which they up-ended defending champion Ashland 66-52 and put… Read more »