Women's Basketball News Archives

  • Fritz, Golden attend Athletes in Action Leadership Academy
    May 07, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Last month, two King University women’s basketball players attended an Athletes in Action (AIA) Virtual Leadership Academy. Ryleigh Fritz and Ali Golden both attended the virtual academy that lasted for three days.
  • Lee, West earn All-Conference Carolinas honors
    March 06, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Prior to the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Championship semifinal games, the league held a banquet to honor their all-conference performers. Trinity Lee was selected second team all-conference while Kori West garnered third team honors.
  • Tornado season ends at Emmanuel
    March 03, 2020
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s basketball team traveled to Emmanuel College as they tried to avenge a pair of narrow defeats in the regular season. However, the Tornado couldn’t top the Lions in the Conference Carolinas Tournament quarterfinal, falling 72-63.
  • King has 12 earn Academic All-Conference Carolinas honors
    February 27, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the winter season coming to a close, Conference Carolinas announced their academic all-conference honorees for basketball, swimming and indoor track & field. King University had 12 student-athletes earn recognition.
  • Tornado shoot past NGU in regular season finale
    February 25, 2020
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball team closed the regular season on a high note, defeating North Greenville University 85-71. The Tornado posted their best shooting night of the season and had five scorers in double figures in the victory.
  • Fourth quarter gives King win at Limestone
    February 22, 2020
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball team earned a tough road win against Conference Carolinas perennial power Limestone College. The Tornado trailed entering the fourth quarter, but fought back as a Trinity Lee triple in the waning seconds gave King the 74-71 victory.
  • West's big night leads King past Erskine
    February 19, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. –  The King University women's basketball team added another conference win to the books with a victory over Erskine College on Wednesday night. The Tornado used a stellar first half to build up a big lead and eventually cruised to an 83-64 victory over the Fleet.
  • Seniors lead King to win over Chowan
    February 15, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – On senior day, the King University women’s basketball team came away with a resounding win over Chowan University. The Tornado started slow but played well over the final three quarters to take the 72-45 victory.
  • Tornado stumble at Emmanuel
    February 12, 2020
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s basketball team got off to a hot start and led at Emmanuel College after each of the first three quarters. However, the Lions outscored the Tornado by just enough in the final three stanzas to take the 62-60 victory.
  • King comes up short at Mount Olive
    February 08, 2020
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University women’s basketball team took to the road to take on one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas. The Tornado hung with the University of Mount Olive, but the Trojans pulled away late to take the 64-55 victory.
  • Tornado escape Erskine with narrow win
    February 05, 2020
    DUE WEST, S.C. – Finding ways to win conference games on the road isn’t easy, and the King University women’s basketball earned a tough Conference Carolinas win on Wednesday night. The contest wasn’t pretty, but the Tornado topped Erskine College 61-59.
  • Tornado can't complete comeback in defeat to Barton
    February 01, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University women's basketball team fell behind Barton College in the second period, but fought back against one of the top teams in Conference Carolinas. The Tornado pulled within one possession on multiple occasions, but couldn't take the lead as the Tornado fell 81-76.
  • Golden, West lead King past LMC
    January 29, 2020
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Facing rival Lees-McRae College, the King University women’s basketball team gradually pulled away for a Conference Carolinas victory on Wednesday night. King outscored the Bobcats in each quarter and was led by a pair of 20-point performances in their 69-53 victory.
  • Fourth quarter downs Tornado at BAC
    January 25, 2020
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women's basketball team held the lead over Belmont Abbey College, who is ranked 25th in the D2SIDA poll and receiving votes in the WBCA poll, after three quarters. The Crusaders used a big fourth quarter to defeat the Tornado 75-70.
  • West's double-double leads King over Converse
    January 22, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Wednesday night’s contest between the King University women’s basketball team and Converse College got off to a slow start, but the Tornado pulled away late for the Conference Carolinas victory. The Tornado opened the game up in the second quarter and took the 74-49 win behind a double-double from Kori West.
  • Limestone shoots past Tornado
    January 18, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team fell to perennial Conference Carolinas power Limestone College on Saturday afternoon. The afternoon started slow for the Tornado, and the Saints got off to a hot start, taking the 80-64 victory.
  • Tornado finish strong in overtime win over NGU
    January 15, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team fought back against North Greenville and had a strong finish in the fourth quarter to force overtime. The Tornado prevailed in the extra session, topping North Greenville 64-61.
  • Holloway leads balanced attack to win at Chowan
    January 11, 2020
    MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The King University women’s basketball team took a solid Conference Carolinas road victory on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado outscored Chowan University in each quarter to take the contest 68-52.
  • Tornado earn win at Converse
    January 08, 2020
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s volleyball team got back into the win column on Wednesday night when the topped Converse College. The Tornado used a balanced scoring attack to take the contest 72-49.
  • Tornado comeback falls short against UMO
    January 04, 2020
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In what was a game of runs, the King University women’s basketball team came up one run short on Saturday against the University of Mount Olive. The teams entered the fourth quarter even, but the Trojans edged King to take the 62-56 victory.
  • Samsel's career-high lifts Tornado over SWU
    January 02, 2020
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball team started 2020 on a high note with an emphatic win at Southern Wesleyan University. Kiki Samsel poured in a career-high 20 points as the Tornado topped the Warriors 79-50.
  • Golden's career-high lifts King past UVa-Wise
    December 21, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing rivals is always tough, especially when it’s the final game before a break, but the King University women’s basketball team came away with a well-earned victory over UVa-Wise on Saturday. The Tornado built a 14 point lead in the first half but had to hold off a late Cavalier run to take the contest 88-79.
  • School record not enough for King against hot-shooting Lions
    December 18, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team set the school record for three-point makes in a game, but it wasn’t enough against Emmanuel College on Wednesday afternoon. The Lions shot nearly 70 percent as they topped the Tornado 94-93.
  • Tornado fall at Barton
    December 14, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – The first quarter for the King University women’s basketball team at Barton College went back-and-forth, but the Bulldog defense dug in over the middle portion of the contest. The Bulldogs used a 14-0 in the second quarter and 16-0 run in the third quarter to gain control as the took the 78-41 win.
  • West, Lee lead King past Southern Wesleyan
    December 11, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team was in action at home on Wednesday as they hosted conference foe Southern Wesleyan University. The Tornado led most of the match and were able to cruise to a 75-62 victory.
  • Tornado stunned by Belmont Abbey fourth period
    December 07, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team continued their homestand against Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado held a lead for the majority of the contest, but the Crusaders had a solid second half, taking the comeback 68-67 victory.
  • King defeats Lees-McRae in conference opener
    December 04, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team earned their first conference win on Wednesday night as they defeated Lees-McRae College 81-57. Kori West clenched her second double-double of the season, leading King to the win.
  • Holloway's career-high leads King to win over LMU
    November 20, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team earned a nonconference win on Wednesday night as they defeated Lincoln Memorial University 67-60. Arielle Holloway scored a career-high 22 points as the Tornado defeated Lincoln Memorial for the first time since 2014.
  • Second half sinks Tornado against C-N
    November 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team took on Carson-Newman University for the second time in three days on Saturday in the Student Center Complex. The Tornado held the lead at halftime, but the Eagles put together a solid second half to take the contest 82-72.
  • Tornado drop first road game of the season at C-N
    November 13, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team went on the road for the first time this season to take on regional rival Carson-Newman University. The Eagles got off to a hot start and didn’t slow down, defeating King 111-82.
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