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

JSU Women fall to Belmont in the first round of OVC Tournament

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team fell 55-45 to Belmont in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Tournament on Thursday. The Gamecocks finish with a 19-10 overall record and 9-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished 10-3 at home. Destany McLin led the Gamecocks in scoring with 18 points followed by Candace Morton’s 13. JSU shot 33 percent from the field … Continue reading JSU Women fall to Belmont in the first round of OVC Tournament

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

JSU Women falls in overtime on Senior Day

Despite a second chance to win the game in overtime, the Gamecocks could not keep up with the offense of Tennessee State and fell 74-66. It was a rough overtime period as the Gamecocks struggled to get anything together offensively. They went 1-of-9 in shooting despite perfection from free throw shots. Candace Morton led the night in total points with 20, while Courtney Strain was … Continue reading JSU Women falls in overtime on Senior Day

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

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

JSU Women’s Basketball comeback a little too late as they suffer first home loss

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team late rally falls short to Austin Peay 57-54. JSU, who was undefeated at home, now has a 5-1 record at home. The Gamecocks are 10-5 overall and stand 1-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference. For the last 13 minutes of the game, JSU held Austin Peay to only six points. JSU went on an 11-3 run to cut the … Continue reading JSU Women’s Basketball comeback a little too late as they suffer first home loss