Before Wednesday, the Red Raiders' (15-2, 4-1) lone loss of the season was a respectable one to then No.2 ranked Duke in New York. But Wednesday's midweek loss to Iowa State won't sit as well with the Texas Tech faithful.
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WBB Small College Recap: West Texas A&M falls after splitting week slate, Mary Hardin-Baylor loses first game
West Texas A&M fell six spots this week to No. 8 after splitting a pair of two-point games last week. The Lady Buffs suffered their first loss of the season last Thursday as they fell 86-84 to a hot shooting Texas A&M-Kingsville team.
Concordia Texas junior guard Kaycie Dunkerley (Azle, Texas) scored 20-plus points in three of the Tornados' five games during the winter break as they went 4-1 with four consecutive road wins.
Following Thursday night’s 62-48 win over West Virginia in the team’s Big XII opener, the Horned Frogs’ record pushed to 11-1 making it their best-ever start. The team’s current eight-game win streak is currently the second-longest.
Texas A&M-Commerce used a 13-0 run at the end of the first quarter to take a nine-point lead it would never relinquish and defeated Midwestern State, 70-57, in front of 654 fans in Lone Star Conference action Thursday night.
Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey has seemingly done it all during her coaching tenure, but Thursday night she checked off one more accomplishment – beating a No. 1 ranked team.
St. Mary’s fell out of the rankings after only one week in the NCAA DII WBCA Women’s Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.
Tuesday night’s 11-of-22 barrage from 3-point range helped propel Westlake’s win streak over Lake Travis to nine games. This was all without star big and Texas-bound center Will Baker contributing in a major way. Baker was held to just eight points and six boards. The two meet again January 22.
St. Mary’s earned its way into this week’s WBCA NCAA DII Top 25 Coaches’ Poll after pulling off its second huge upset in the last three weeks.