2013-14 Women's Basketball News
December 12, 2013
Butler Kicks Off the Weekend at Valparaiso
The Butler women’s basketball team will be busy this weekend with a Friday night tip at Valparaiso followed by a 2 p.m. tip vs. Northern Kentucky at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m.
December 7, 2013
Bulldogs Fall to Flames 62-57
The Butler women’s basketball program took another tough loss on Saturday afternoon with a 62-57 setback vs. UIC. The teams were separated by a single point after the final media timeout of the second half, but the Flames came out on top to improve to 6-2 on the year.
December 5, 2013
Bulldogs Return to Hinkle to Host UIC
The Butler women’s basketball team will host UIC on Saturday, Dec. 7. The game is one of just four non-conference matchups left for the Bulldogs during the month of December with the BIG EAST season taking off on Dec. 28 vs. Marquette.
December 2, 2013
Stratman Named BIG EAST Player of the Week
Butler center Liz Stratman was honored as the BIG EAST Player of the Week for her outstanding performances in the 2013 Las Vegas Thanksgiving Shootout. The conference office announced the decision on Monday, Dec. 2.
November 30, 2013
Bulldogs Post 2-0 Record in Las Vegas
Butler cruised to a 74-51 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday night to improve to 3-4 overall. The one-two punch of Liz Stratman and Daress McClung led BU to victory as the duo combined to score 43 of Butler's 74 points.
November 29, 2013
Bulldogs Earn 66-54 Win over Utah
The Butler women’s basketball team improved to 2-4 on the young season with a 66-54 win over Utah on Friday night in the first game of the 2013 Las Vegas Thanksgiving Shootout. The Bulldogs shot 46 percent from the field in the first half and came up with some clutch free throw shooting in the second stanza to hold on for the victory.
November 27, 2013
Thanksgiving Shootout Up Next for Women’s Hoops
The Butler women’s basketball team will spend the Thanksgiving holiday in Las Vegas, Nev. with a pair of games on the schedule against Utah and Eastern Washington. The first game of the weekend will be played vs. Utah on Friday, Nov. 29. Game two will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30. Each game will be played at South Point Arena and will begin at 8 p.m.
November 23, 2013
Hoosiers Hold Off Bulldogs 84-69
Indiana improved to 5-0 on Saturday afternoon by defeating Butler by the final score of 84-69. Daress McClung and Taylor Schippers led BU in a losing effort with 19 points each.
November 22, 2013
Bulldogs at Bloomington This Saturday
Butler will play on the road for the second time this season as they travel to Bloomington, Ind. to face the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Bulldogs will try to make it two in a row as they defeated Indiana for the first time in program history last year at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
November 18, 2013
Second Half Struggles Lead to 61-57 Setback
The Butler women’s basketball team held a 27-22 lead over Bowling Green at halftime of Monday night’s game, but the advantage didn’t last as the Falcons came back to win 61-57. Butler never trailed in the first half, but a 10-4 run out of the break gave BGSU the momentum they need to improve to 4-0.
November 18, 2013
Bulldogs Host Falcons in Last Home Game of November
The women’s basketball team returns to the court tonight after hosting St. Mary’s on Saturday to host the Bowling Green Falcons at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs will look to snap a two-game skid as each of Butler’s two losses in the 2013-14 season have been recorded in overtime.
November 16, 2013
Bulldogs Fall to St. Mary's in Overtime
The Butler women’s basketball team fell to the visiting St. Mary’s Gaels Saturday afternoon 90-86 in overtime. The Bulldogs shot 37 percent from behind the arc in the loss.
November 15, 2013
Women’s Basketball Hosts Noon Tip vs. St. Mary’s
The women’s basketball team will start a busy day inside Hinkle Fieldhouse with a 12 p.m. tip vs. St. Mary’s on Saturday, Nov. 16. The volleyball team will play immediately after the matchup at 2:30 p.m. and the men’s basketball team will cap off the tripleheader with an 8 p.m. tip vs. Princeton.
November 13, 2013
Women’s Basketball Inks Two on Signing Day
Head Women’s Basketball Coach Beth Couture announced the signings of two standout high school student-athletes on Wednesday afternoon. Sydney Buck and Nicole Orr each signed a National Letter of Intent to join the women’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season.
November 13, 2013
Eagles Hold Off Bulldogs in Overtime 81-76
The Butler women’s basketball program tasted defeat for the first time this season as they lost a road contest at Eastern Michigan in overtime by the final score of 81-76. Butler had the final possession in the second half, but they couldn't put away EMU as the ‘Dogs fall to 1-1 early in the 2013-14 season.
November 12, 2013
First Road Test of the Season Up Next for Women’s Basketball
The Butler women's basketball team will play on the road for the first time this season as they face the Eastern Michigan Eagles in non-conference action on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Tip-off between the Bulldogs and Eagles is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Convocation Center.
November 8, 2013
Butler Wins Home Opener 85-69 over Cleveland State
The Bulldogs are off to a 1-0 start to the 2013-14 season after defeating Cleveland State on Friday night by the final score of 85-69. Five Bulldogs reached double figure scoring total against the Vikings as Butler cruised to a 16 point win on 54 percent shooting from the field.
November 7, 2013
Bulldogs to Host Cleveland State in Season Opener
The Butler women’s basketball team will face Cleveland State in the 2013-14 regular season home opener. Tip-off between the Bulldogs and the Vikings is slated for Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.
November 6, 2013
Butler to Webcast Home Women’s Basketball Games
ButlerSports.com will team with students from the Butler University College of Communications to webcast all 14 home women’s basketball games during the 2013-14 season.
November 3, 2013
Bulldogs Win Big in Exhibition Opener
The Butler women’s basketball team took the floor for the first time this season on Sunday afternoon as they hosted the DePauw Tigers at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs used the entire roster on their way to recording a 63-41 win.
November 1, 2013
Women’s Basketball to Host Exhibition Action on Sunday
The Butler women’s basketball team will be in action for the first time this season as they host the DePauw Tigers in exhibition action this weekend. Tip-off at Hinkle Fieldhouse is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.
October 16, 2013
Bulldogs Picked Seventh in BIG EAST Preseason Poll
The Butler women’s basketball team was voted to finish seventh in the BIG EAST Preseason Poll. The 2013-14 Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released on Wednesday, Oct. 16 just hours before the start of media day. Senior Daress McClung headlined individual honors as she made the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team.
October 3, 2013
Women’s Basketball Returns for First Practice
Basketball is back at Hinkle Fieldhouse as the women’s team returns to the hardwood for their first week of practice. The Bulldogs will start a new chapter this year by joining the BIG EAST Conference, but first they will use the month of October to prepare for the upcoming season.
September 16, 2013
Couture Unveils 2013-14 Schedule
A Thanksgiving Tournament in Las Vegas, five non-conference home games and a leap into the BIG EAST conference highlights the Butler women’s basketball upcoming schedule. The Bulldogs will play three of their first four games of the year at Hinkle Fieldhouse as they look to improve on last year’s 17-14 overall record.
August 28, 2013
Bulldogs Host Successful Golf Outing
The Butler women’s basketball team would like to thank everyone that was involved with the 3rd Annual Hoops N’ Hope golf outing. The program hosted the scramble on Sunday, Aug. 25 and with the terrific turnout of players the day turned into a great success.
July 10, 2013
Bulldogs Add Zoe Reichman To Women's Basketball Roster
Zoe Reichman, a 6-4 post player from Israel, has joined the Butler women's basketball program.
June 24, 2013
Butler Adds JUCO Standout Ijeoma Uchendu
The Butler women's basketball program has added Ijeoma Uchendu, a 6-2 wing from Surulere, Nigeria.
June 18, 2013
Tisha Hill Promoted To Associate Head Coach
Tisha Hill, who has been an assistant at Butler the last three seasons, has been promoted to associate head coach.
June 17, 2013
Women's Basketball Hosting Fore Hoops-N-Hope Classic
Click here for information for Butler women's basketball's Fore Hoops-N-Hope fundraiser golf outing. The event is set for Sunday, Aug. 25 at noon at Prestwick Country Club in Avon.