Gamecocks can’t hang late with ‘Noles

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter JSU women’s basketball faced their first of two Power-five opponents on the 2017-18 docket Sunday, and fell 75-51 to the visiting 18th ranked Florida State Seminoles. Despite the loss, the Gamecocks (1-1) gave the ‘Noles (2-0) all they could handle in the first half of play, and even led FSU 17-13 after the first period. Much of the Gamecocks’ first half … Continue reading Gamecocks can’t hang late with ‘Noles

Gamecocks win in overtime to earn their 19th win for a program record

The JSU women secured their 19th win of the regular season, breaking the previous record of 18, with a hard-fought win against Morehead State in overtime 83-78. The Gamecocks had already won 18 games this season. It matched the regular season wins from the 2003-2004 squad. Their 19th win secured them a No. 5 seed in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament that begins next week … Continue reading Gamecocks win in overtime to earn their 19th win for a program record

Women hoops win on Valentine’s Day

It was a sweet Valentine’s Day for the JSU women who stepped up and defeated Tennessee Tech 67-58 in front of the home crowd at Pete Mathews. The Gamecocks were on fire with their free throws in the second half as they made 11-of-12. Candace Morton had four more in the second and Tyler Phelion had five. On the night, the team was 17-of-19 from … Continue reading Women hoops win on Valentine’s Day

JSU Women reach 15th win of the season with victory over Tennessee State

The JSU women won their 15th game of the year on Saturday with a 63-50 victory against OVC opponent Tennessee State. The win gave the Gamecocks their first 15-win season since 2004-2005 and placed them at a generous 6-4 in the OVC standings. It also gives them a three-game win streak and snaps a road loss streak that goes back to Jan. 3 when the … Continue reading JSU Women reach 15th win of the season with victory over Tennessee State

Lady Gamecocks fall against UT Martin

After taking care of business against Southeast Missouri on Wednesday, the Gamecocks would take a 67-47 loss against reigning OVC Champs, UT Martin. It was an evenly matched battle in scoring for most of the first half with 25 points on the Gamecocks end, and 28 for the Skyhawks of UTM. It was in the second half where UT Martin managed to pull away as … Continue reading Lady Gamecocks fall against UT Martin

JSU Women takes down Murray State in overtime

The JSU women snapped their two-game conference losing streak by beating Murray State Saturday afternoon in front of the home crowd at Pete Mathews. The win gave the Gamecocks an 11-5 overall record with a 2-2 conference record and left the Racers of Murray State with still no wins in the OVC. However, the win did not come easy for JSU as they were forced … Continue reading JSU Women takes down Murray State in overtime

Season opener ends in loss for JSU Women

The Lady Gamecocks faced their first test of the season on Friday against Texas Tech where they lost 67-59. The game was close through all four quarters as JSU pushed Texas Tech to their limit. JSU trailed by nine to start the game, but made a quick charge back as Gretchen Morrison made two consecutive three-point shots. Still in the first half, JSU would trail … Continue reading Season opener ends in loss for JSU Women