2017-18 SIUE Women's Basketball News

  • SIUE Women's Basketball Announces June Camps
    May 16, 2018
    SIUE women's basketball Head Coach Paula Buscher announced three summer camps designed to increase basketball skills in a fun and competitive environment.
  • SIUE Student-Athletes Excel In the Classroom
    May 14, 2018
    For the 24th consecutive semester, SIUE student-athletes recorded a cumulative grade point average higher than a 3.0.
  • SIUE Adds Akuen To 18-19 Lineup
    April 12, 2018
    SIUE women’s basketball Head Coach Paula Buscher announced the addition to Alek Akuen (Paradise, Australia) for next season.
  • OVC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships to Return to Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, for 2019 and 2020
    March 22, 2018
    The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to award the 2019 and 2020 OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to the Evansville Sports Corporation for the event to be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.
  • Cougars Bow Out of WBI
    March 15, 2018
    Central Arkansas used a 15-0 first-half run and then held off SIUE women’s basketball Thursday night 51-39 in the opening round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
  • PREVIEW: SIUE To Clash With Central Arkansas
    March 14, 2018
    The Women's Basketball Invitational continues Thursday with SIUE's road contest at Central Arkansas. Game time is 7 p.m. in Conway, Ark.
  • SIUE To Face Central Arkansas in WBI
    March 12, 2018
    Postseason tournament play continues Thursday for the SIUE women’s basketball team.
  • UT Martin Edges Out SIUE in OVC Semifinal
    March 02, 2018
    The SIUE women’s basketball team falls in heartbreaking fashion 69-67 to UT Martin in the Ohio Valley Conference semifinal Friday. Lauren White Became the third player to reach 1,000 career points for the SIUE women this season.
  • SIUE Dominates in OVC Opener
    March 01, 2018
    SIUE women’s basketball led from start to finish Thursday, capturing a commanding 76-43 victory over Austin Peay in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
  • PREVIEW: Third-Seeded Cougars Set for OVC Tourney
    February 28, 2018
    Third-seeded SIUE women's basketball takes on sixth-seeded Austin Peay in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. Tip-off is 3 p.m. Thursday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.
  • Beck, White Named All-OVC
    February 27, 2018
    Seniors Donshel Beck and Lauren White were named All-Ohio Valley Conference by a vote of the league’s coaches and sports information directors.
  • OVC Tournament Tickets Still Available
    February 26, 2018
    Get your tickets now to see the SIUE men’s and women’s basketball teams who are headed to the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, this week for the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
  • EIU Trips Up Cougars in OT
    February 24, 2018
    SIUE dropped its season finale at Eastern Illinois 76-72 in overtime. The Cougars have earned the No. 3 seed for next week’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
  • SIUE Faces Austin Peay in OVC Tourney Opener
    February 24, 2018
    Third-seeded SIUE will face sixth-seeded Austin Peay in the opening round of the OVC Women’s Basketball Championship presented by VisitMyrtleBeach.com. Game time Thursday is 3 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.
  • PREVIEW: Cougars Close Out Regular Season
    February 23, 2018
    SIUE travels to Charleston, Illinois, to take on Eastern Illinois in the regular season finale.
  • Cougars Rally on Senior Night
    February 21, 2018
    Freshman Allie Troeckler scored a season-best 18 points and the SIUE Cougars used a rousing second half to defeat Austin Peay 67-55 on Senior Night Wednesday at the Vadalabene Center.
  • PREVIEW: Senior Night for SIUE
    February 20, 2018
    SIUE will honor seniors Gwen Adams, Donshel Beck, Elina Berzina and Lauren White in a pregame ceremony prior to SIUE's 7 p.m. game vs. Austin Peay.
  • Fourth-Quarter Push Comes Up Short
    February 17, 2018
    SIUE women’s basketball dropped to 15-12 overall and 12-4 in the Ohio Valley Conference Saturday with a 72-62 loss at Southeast Missouri.
  • PREVIEW: Cougars Seek To Get Back on Track
    February 16, 2018
    SIUE travels to Cape Girardeau, Mo., for a 2 p.m. contest Saturday against Southeast Missouri.
  • UT Martin Outlasts SIUE 72-64
    February 15, 2018
    SIUE women's basketball came back from a 12-point halftime deficit against UT Martin in the fourth quarter but couldn’t push past the host Skyhawks with a national television audience watching.
  • PREVIEW: Cougars, Skyhawks on ESPNU
    February 14, 2018
    SIUE faces UT Martin Thursday at 4 p.m. in Martin, Tenn. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU.
  • Alston, Cougars Upend Murray State
    February 10, 2018
    Jay’Nee Alston triggered a third quarter outburst that powered the surging SIUE women’s basketball team to another win Saturday.
  • PREVIEW: SIUE Welcomes Murray State
    February 09, 2018
    It's a CODE RED event Saturday when SIUE women's basketball faces Murray State at 6 p.m. All Cougar fans should wear red to support the team.
  • White, Beck Lead Cougars to Win Over EIU
    February 07, 2018
    Lauren White and Donshel Beck kept the SIUE women’s basketball team pointed in the right direction Wednesday night.
  • PREVIEW: SIUE, EIU Meet Wednesday
    February 06, 2018
    SIUE (13-10, 10-2 OVC) takes on Eastern Illinois (2-21, 1-11 OVC) in a 7 p.m. contest Wednesday at the Vadalabene Center.
  • Cougars Shut Down Jacksonville State 65-41
    February 03, 2018
    Thanks to a stifling defense and resourceful offense, the SIUE women’s basketball team retained its winning touch Saturday night at the Vadalabene Center.
  • PREVIEW: SIUE In The Pink Zone
    February 02, 2018
    SIUE women's basketball welcomes Jacksonville State for its annual Pink Zone game. Tip-off time is 6 p.m. at the Vadalabene Center.
  • Near Capacity Crowd Witnesses Buscher's Milestone Win
    February 01, 2018
    The SIUE women’s basketball team gave Head Coach Paula Buscher a milestone win in front of a record and lively crowd Thursday afternoon at the Vadalabene Center.
  • PREVIEW: Field Trip Day Set for Thursday
    January 31, 2018
    More than 3,000 area youngsters are expected for Thursday's 11:30 a.m. Field Trip Day when the Cougars take on Tennessee Tech.
  • Belmont Downs SIUE 86-64
    January 27, 2018
    SIUE women’s basketball suffered just its second Ohio Valley Conference loss and first road defeat in league play, dropping an 86-64 contest Saturday at Belmont.
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