2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball News

  • Tiger defense stifles Midland in GPAC Quarterfinals
    February 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a 14-2 run to end the first half, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Midland University and won, 72-43 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Wednesday in Mitchell.
  • Tigers drop regular season finale
    February 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team did not finish the regular season as they hoped as they lost to No. 2 Concordia University 53-42 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • No. 10 Tigers shoot past No. 9 Red Raiders
    February 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team finished the regular season home schedule with an 11-1 record after defeating No. 9 Northwestern College, 81-60 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 10 DWU shoots past Flames on Senior Day
    February 11, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hosted the College of Saint Mary for Senior Day, as DWU took care of CSM, 86-52 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Sunday in Mitchell.
  • DWU/Culver’s Classic boys and girls pairings
    February 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The following are the matchups for the boys and girls pairings in the DWU/Culver’s Classic to be played Friday and Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 10 Tigers crush No. 15 Morningside on the road
    February 07, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Riding a six-game win streak into the contest, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of No. 15 Morningside College, 92-77 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 12 Tigers cruise past Briar Cliff
    February 03, 2018
    Sioux City, Iowa – The No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team picked up their sixth-straight win on Saturday after defeating Briar Cliff University, 69-48 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU basketball to host ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    February 01, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is excited to announce the teams that will be competing in the ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Feb. 9 and 10 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
  • No. 12 DWU pounds in-state rival Mount Marty
    January 31, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After starting the game down 8-0, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team roared back with a 15-0 run and never looked back as they notched a convincing victory over Mount Marty College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action, 82-46.
  • Defense pushes No. 12 Tigers past No. 11 Broncos
    January 27, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With the game tied at 47, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team finished the game on a 16-5 run to defeat No. 11 Hastings College, 63-52 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 12 DWU downs No. 6 Jimmies in comeback fashion
    January 24, 2018
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Heading to the fourth quarter, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team trailed No. 6 the University of Jamestown by eight points. But DWU outscored Jamestown 29-10 in the final quarter to complete the comeback and win 86-75 Wednesday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Cheeseman helps propel No. 8 Tigers on the road
    January 20, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of business as they defeated Doane University 84-49 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Osthus nets career-high as No. 8 Tigers take care of Defenders
    January 17, 2018
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Using a 12-4 run to begin the fourth quarter, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team powered their way to victory against Dordt College 87-64 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • No. 8 DWU women power past Midland
    January 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With two minutes remaining until halftime, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team found their rhythm on both ends of the court as they finished the half on an 11-1 run capped by a Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) 3-pointer. The DWU women’s basketball team were able to fend off Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Midland University in the second half as they routed the Warriors, 75-55 Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 8 Tigers fall to No. 14 Red Raiders in GPAC action
    January 10, 2018
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Down by 17 points, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team strung together a run to cut the deficit to single digits in the fourth quarter, but were unable to complete the comeback as they fell to No. 14 Northwestern College 69-56 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Wednesday in Orange City, Iowa.
  • Defensive effort pushes No. 9 DWU past Flames in conference action
    January 06, 2018
    OMAHA, Neb. – After holding the College of Saint Mary to just two points in the fourth quarter, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team defeated the Flames 68-29 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
  • Tigers tame Mustangs in top-10 battle as Amber Bray scores 1,000th-career point
    January 03, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In a crucial matchup between two Great Plains Athletic Conference top-10 teams, Amber Bray (Anoka, Minn.) led the charge thanks to a career-night that led the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over No. 6 Morningside College, 82-58 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Taylor University outlasts No. 9 Tigers in the desert
    December 30, 2017
    PHOENIX Ariz. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team squared off against (RV) Taylor University in their final game of the Fultz Memorial ACU Holiday Classic and fell, 66-61 Saturday in Phoenix, Ariz.
  • No. 9 Tigers topple No. 13 Olivet Nazarene in Holiday Classic
    December 29, 2017
    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dominated No. 13 Olivet Nazarene University thanks to a stifling defense and a hot offensive performance leading to a 109-75 victory Friday at the Fultz Memorial ACU Holiday Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Amber Bray’s career night paces Tiger women over in-state foe
    December 19, 2017
    MADISON, S.D. – It was a night to remember for senior Amber Bray (Anoka, Minn.) Bray notched a career-high 41 points as the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dismantled in-state rival Dakota State University 95-74 on Tuesday night in Madison, S.D.
  • Efficiency leads No. 9 Tiger women over Briar Cliff
    December 16, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Holding the Briar Cliff University women's basketball team to 22 points in the second half, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team scored 20 points in the first, second and fourth quarters to defeat the Chargers 80-50 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Hastings fends off Tiger women in GPAC play
    December 09, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Down 55-35 with 7:23 remaining in the game, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came within seven points of No. 19 Hastings College, but it wasn’t enough. The Broncos defeated the Tigers 63-54 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • No. 6 DWU women stomp in-state rival
    December 06, 2017
    YANKTON, S.D. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team held Mount Marty College to two points in the fourth quarter, on its way to a 78-32 victory in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • No. 6 DWU women shake off Doane in the Palace
    December 02, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team returned home after two road victories to take on Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Doane University and took care of business. DWU defeated the visiting Tigers 82-51 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Cheeseman ties school record as Tigers cruise over Saints
    November 29, 2017
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – It was a record-setting night for sophomore guard Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) as she tied a school record with eight three-point field goals made as she helped propel the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over Presentation College 101-49 Wednesday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Christensen inks Kraus for 2018-19 season
    November 21, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University women’s head basketball coach Jason Christensen provided depth at the point guard position for the 2018-19 season with the addition of Bailey Kraus.
  • Bray nets new career-high as No. 8 Tiger women top Midland
    November 21, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – Senior Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) had a career performance on Tuesday night, tallying 30 points and six rebounds, helping the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a 79-67 victory over Midland University in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • No. 3 Concordia fends off No. 8 Tigers in Mitchell
    November 18, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In their second top-10 matchup of the season, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hosted Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, No. 3 Concordia University and were defeated 70-66 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Tough defense propels No. 8 Tiger women over Dordt
    November 15, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) tallied a game-high in points for a third-straight game, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot their way to victory in its Great Plains Athletic Conference opener against Dordt College, 85-55 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Offense shines as Tiger women route No. 16 Friends University
    November 11, 2017
    WINFIELD, Kan. – Thanks to a career-high 29 points from sophomore Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) and a double-double from twin sisters Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) and Amber Bray (Anoka, Minn.), the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised over No. 16 Friends University 100-70 at the Tara Patterson Memorial Classic on Saturday in Winfield, Kan.
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