Wayne State University head basketball Coach David Greer said he is looking to bounce back from a disappointing 7-18 record during the 2015 season.
The Wayne State University Warriors and University of Detroit Mercy Titans will compete for a cause instead of a win on Oct. 29.
The Wayne State University women’s basketball team (12-16 overall, 7-15 GLIAC) pulled off their second upset win over Findlay (15-13, 10-12 GLIAC) 90-76 on senior night on Feb. 25. Coach Carrie Lohr said that this win was bigger for her team than the victory against Walsh.
The Wayne State women’s basketball team (11-16 overall, 6-15 GLIAC,) ended a six game losing streak by upsetting tournament-bound Walsh (18-8 overall, 15-6 GLIAC) 79-75 on Saturday. During the losing streak, the Warriors averaged 62 points a game and were outscored 432-372. Warriors led at halftime versus Tiffin, Ohio Dominican and Malone but lost all three games.
The Wayne State women’s basketball team (10-13 overall, 5-11 GLIAC) had high hopes of pulling off an upset on Feb. 6 against the second place team in their division, Ohio Dominican University, but fell after halftime to an ending 70-62 loss.
A game that the Warriors (2-9) found themselves in control of against the Tiffin Dragons (6-9) slowly slipped away after a poor shooting second half leading to a 61-55 defeat.
“After a while, they just opened up a can on us.”
The Wayne State women’s basketball team finished their current homestand with a 2-1 record, giving them a 22-4 overall record.
Wayne State (4-14, 3-12 GLIAC) tipped off against Tiffin (7-14, 3-11 GLIAC) on Thursday and left Matthaei with 64-58 victory, notching career win 200 for Coach David Greer.
The Wayne State men's basketball team (0-4 overall, 0-1 GLIAC) dropped the GLIAC opener 63-69 to Lake Superior State University (4-1 overall, 1-0 GLIAC) on Dec. 4 at the Matthaei.
The 11th ranked Wayne State women’s basketball team (2-0, 1-0 GLIAC) hung on to victory Thursday night despite a second half push by Lake Superior (3-0, 0-1 GLIAC) to remain undefeated in the 2014-15 season.
The Wayne State Univesity women’s basketball team (1-0) began the 2014-15 season with a 77-59 home win over Indianapolis (0-1) Friday night.
Several Wayne State coaches gathered at Tony V’s Tavern in Midtown Sept. 9 for the Fall Coaches Series to discuss their expectations and goals for the fall athletics season.
The number one seeded Wayne State women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the GLIAC tournament with a 75-60 victory over No. 8 Hillsdale College on March 6. Junior center Shareta Brown led her team with 16 points, five rebounds, and three steals in a game where the Warriors overwhelmed HCW with their depth and athleticism.
The Wayne State women’s basketball team clinched the conference title for the first time in 33 years and ended a three-game losing streak with an 80-74 win over Lake Superior State at home on Feb. 27. It was the regular season finale and Senior Night for WSU. Five Warriors scored in double figures with junior forward Kayla Bridges leading the team with 21 points on 8 of 9 shooting and senior forward Imari Redfield adding 14 points, 11 rebounds and four assists.
The Wayne State men’s basketball team has been through a painful season. Due to injuries and unfortunate circumstances, WSU posted their first losing season since 2008 and missed the GLIAC tournament. However, the Warriors were able to close their season on Senior Night with an 82-78 win over the current GLIAC champions, Lake Superior State
The Wayne State men’s, women’s swimming and diving teams are on top of the swimming world once again, clinching the GLIAC championships in Geneva, Ohio on the final day of the tournament (Feb. 15).
The Wayne State women’s basketball team (18-7 overall, 16-5 GLIAC) dropped its second consecutive game Feb. 27 against the Walsh Cavaliers (8-17 overall, 5-16 GLIAC), 61-60, in North Canton, Ohio.
Thanks to the men’s game going into double-overtime, the Wayne State women’s basketball team’s game against the Ferris State Bulldogs was delayed by over 30 minutes. But that didn’t stop Talisha Bridges from pouring in a career-high 31 points to help lead the Warriors to an 81-68 road victory.
Playing its first games since Dec. 9, the Wayne State women’s basketball team looked well-rested as it handily defeated the Malone University Pioneers on the road, 83-58, Dec. 19.
The Wayne State women’s basketball team (12-14, 7-12 GLIAC), coming off a five-game losing streak, were anxious to close out the 2011-2012 season with a win. They accomplished just that with a gutsy effort on Feb. 23 at Lake Superior State (10-15, 6-12 GLIAC), topping the Lakers 51-50.
The Warriors executed on all ends of the floor against the Cardinals. A few days prior, head coach Carrie Lohr said she would like to keep Saginaw Valley State University under 55 points -- a goal they accomplished.
The Warriors women’s basketball team return home winless after their two-game road trip.
The Lake Erie Storm defeated the Warriors Dec. 1, 81-71, at home.
h2. Game One
Wayne State’s Women’s Basketball Team is now 2-0, after beating Lake Superior State University 70-67, Nov. 19 at Matthaei Complex. This is the first time the Warriors were 2-0 since 1994.
The Wayne State men’s basketball team (0-1) blew an 18-point lead Thursday night against No.1 ranked Bellarmine University as they dropped their home opener 92-80. It was their first home opening loss since 1990.
The 2010-2011 Warriors (10-16) went through a tumultuous period. Their head coach of 11 seasons, Gloria Bradley, was pink-slipped immediately at the end of the season.
Women's basketball throttled the University of Michigan-Dearborn 92-50, Nov. 8, during exhibition play inside the Matthaei building.
Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, the Wayne State men’s basketball team controls its postseason fate. The Warriors currently sit fourth in the conference with an outside chance at the second best record heading into the GLIAC Tournament.
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