Recent Women's Basketball Headlines
Senior Morgan Daniels had a season-high 14 points and nine rebounds in Saturday's loss at WVU Tech
Senior Morgan Daniels had a season-high 14 points and nine rebounds in Saturday's loss at WVU Tech
Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 at 9:15 PM - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    MONTGOMERY, W.Va. - The University of Rio Grande failed to maintain a 12-point first half lead and then came up empty in a frantic attempt to force overtime in the closing seconds as West Virginia University-Tech held on to defeat the RedStorm, 77-75, in non-conference women's basketball action as part of the Neal Baisi Classic at the Baisi Athletic Center.
    Head coach David Smalley's team, which began the season with four straight wins, suffered its second consecutive loss to a team from the Mountain State in a five-day span after dropping a 61-53 decision at West Virginia State University on Tuesday.
    WVU Tech, which defeated another Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference school - Alice Lloyd College - in the opening round of the Classic on Friday, improved to 5-3 with the win.

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Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 at 8:45 AM - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team is hoping its second trip to West Virginia in less than a week goes better than the first venture into the Mountain State.
    The RedStorm tangles with West Virginia University Tech as part of the final round of the Neal D. Baisi Classic on Saturday, at 5 p.m., at the Baisi Athletic Center in Montgomery, W.Va.
    Rio Grande (4-1) is coming off its first loss of the season, a 61-53 setback at West Virginia State University on Tuesday night. The RedStorm shot a season-low 27 percent and equaled season-high with 27 turnovers against the Yellow Jackets.

Sophomore forward Brooke Marcum had a season-high 16 rebounds in Tuesday night's loss at WV State
Sophomore forward Brooke Marcum had a season-high 16 rebounds in Tuesday night's loss at WV State
Tue, Nov. 18, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    INSTITUTE, W.Va. - The University of Rio Grande went without a field goal for nearly the first 11 minutes of the second half, as West Virginia State University rallied from a two-point halftime deficit to defeat the RedStorm, 61-53, Tuesday night, in non-conference women's basketball action at the Walker Convocation Center.
    The Yellow Jackets improved to 2-1 with the win.
    Rio Grande suffered its first loss in five outings.

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Tue, Nov. 18, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The Univeristy of Rio Grande women's basketball team puts its perfect early-season record on the line Tuesday night with a visit to West Virginia State University.
    Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Walker Convocation Center in Institute, W.Va.

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Tue, Nov. 18, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande senior Brianna Thomas was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball player of the week by league officials on Monday.
    Rio Grande finished the week 3-0 after defeating Mount Vernon Nazarene University (84-73), Ohio University-Lancaster (99-73) and Ohio Christian (92-57). For the week, Thomas averaged 21 points, 5 rebounds, 7.7 assists and 5.3 steals. She was also named the MVP of the Bevo Francis Invitational Tournament.

Sophomore Sharday Baines takes aim at two of her 10 points in Saturday's win over Ohio Christian
Sophomore Sharday Baines takes aim at two of her 10 points in Saturday's win over Ohio Christian
Sun, Nov. 16, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Senior guard Brianna Thomas narrowly missed a triple-double as the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team rolled to a 92-57 win over Ohio Christian University in the championship game of the Bevo Francis Invitational Tournament, Saturday afternoon, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Thomas, a native of Newark, N.J., had a game-high 25 points, 10 rebounds, six steals and five assists for the RedStorm, who improved to 4-0 with the victory.
    Rio also got 12 points from sophomore forward Alexis Payne (Deep Water, WV) and 10 points from sophomore guard Sharday Baines (East Cleveland, OH) in the win.