Women's Basketball News Archives

  • Cupples, Lee earn All-Conference Carolinas honors
    March 07, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball season came to an end on Monday night, but on Thursday a pair of Tornado were honored with All-Conference Carolinas awards. Trinity Lee was selected Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year while Kristen Cupples garnered second team All-Conference Carolinas.
  • Fourth quarter sinks King at BAC
    March 04, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The King University women’s basketball entered the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Championship with a road contest for the first time in six years as the sixth seed. The Tornado used a big second quarter to take a halftime lead at third-seed Belmont Abbey College. However, the Crusaders came back with a big fourth quarter to take the contest 68-49.
  • King his six selected academic all-conference
    March 01, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships start next week and the league announced their academic all-conference performers this week. Both the King University men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams had three players selected.
  • King stunned by late SWU run
    February 26, 2019
    CENTRAL, S.C. – In the regular season finale, the King University women’s basketball team got off to a hot start and opened up a sizable lead early in the second half. However, the Warriors came back to take the lead and the 79-74 victory in the final minutes.
  • Tornado fall to league-leading Barton
    February 23, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team turned in a balanced effort against Conference Carolinas-leading Barton College in their final home game of the season on Saturday. Five scorers in double figures wasn’t enough for the Tornado to pull the upset as Barton came away with a 78-72 victory.
  • Tornado take win at Converse
    February 20, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball team went on the road an earned a victory at Converse College. The Tornado used a big second quarter to gain a sizable advantage in their 69-50 win.
  • Tornado comeback falls short at NGU
    February 16, 2019
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The King University women's basketball team was on the road Saturday against conference foe North Greenville University. After the Tornado fell early, they were able to fight back but unable to take the lead and fell 79-71.
  • Tornado shoot past Lees-McRae
    February 13, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team took complete control of this game from start to finish with Ali Golden leading the way. The Tornado shot 53 percent from the flood and 44 percent from three to lift them past Lees-McRae 92-57.
  • Golden, Cupples lead King past Limestone
    February 09, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball nearly led wire-to-wire in their victory over Limestone College on Saturday afternoon. The Tornado topped Limestone 67-61, taking the season series from the Saints for the first time in program history.
  • Tornado stunned by Emmanuel fourth period
    February 06, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team continued their homestand against Emmanuel College. The Tornado held a lead for the majority of the contest, but the Lions had a solid second half, taking the comeback 72-66 victory.
  • Tornado comeback falls short against SWU
    February 02, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team was in action at home on Saturday as they hosted Southern Wesleyan. After falling down 22 points the Tornado were able to climb back and take the lead but eventually gave up the lead again and fell 68-67.
  • Tornado cruise to victory over NGU
    January 31, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team was in action at home on Thursday as they hosted conference foe North Greenville University. The tornado jumped to a big lead early on in the game and were able to cruise to a 63-46 victory.
  • Tornado fall to Emmanuel 65-56
    January 26, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The King University women’s basketball team was in action on Saturday against Emmanuel College. King was able to go up as much as 12 points but was unable to close the door as Emmanuel took the contest 65-56.
  • Tornado pull away late to top Erskine
    January 21, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Playing their second game in three days, the King University women’s basketball team survived a tough shooting night to defeat Erskine College. The Tornado pulled away late to take the 61-53 Conference Carolinas victory.
  • Three-point shooting, Golden lead King to win at league-leading BAC
    January 19, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – In a rematch of a contest that went overtime earlier this season, the King University women’s basketball team earned a victory over Conference Carolinas-leading Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado bounced back from a big second-half run from the Crusaders to take the contest 79-70 behind a career-high from Ali Golden.
  • King falls in OT on the road at Lees-McRae
    January 16, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C - The King University women's basketball team traveled to Lees-McRae on Wednesday and were in another tough fought game as they went into overtime for the second year in a year at Lees-McRae, but fell short 73-69.
  • King tops Mount Olive 66-60
    January 12, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team were back in action at home on Saturday as they took on the University of Mount Olive in a Conference Carolinas match up. Big games from Kristen Cupples and Trinity Lee helped push King passed Mount Olive 66-60.
  • Tornado drop league game at Barton
    January 08, 2019
    WILSON, N.C. – The King University women’s basketball team traveled to Barton College and fell to the Bulldogs in a Conference Carolinas matchup on Tuesday night. The Tornado had no answer for Kianna Wynn as the Bulldogs took the contest 72-53.
  • Big fourth period leads King to win over Converse
    January 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team returned to take on Conference Carolinas foe Converse College. The first three quarters were tight, but the Tornado broke a tie game open in the fourth quarter to take the contest 73-57.
  • Balanced attack lifts Tornado over Saints
    January 02, 2019
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball team used a balanced scoring attack on Wednesday night as they took down Conference Carolinas perennial power Limestone College. The Tornado posted five scores in double figures as they took the contest 75-63.
  • Salomon, West sweep Conference Carolinas Weekly Awards
    December 31, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University swept the final Conference Carolinas Basketball Player of the Week awards on Monday. Mike Salomon took home honors for the men and Kori West for the women.
  • Tornado finish strong in win over UVa-Wise
    December 29, 2018
    WISE, Va. – The King University women’s basketball team closed 2018 with a come-from-behind victory at UVa-Wise on Saturday night. The Tornado trailed early in the second half, but closed with a strong end to the third quarter and fourth quarter to take the contest 62-54.
  • Tornado come back, but fall to BAC in overtime
    December 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team fought back against Belmont Abbey College on Tuesday afternoon and forced overtime. However, the Crusaders prevailed in the extra session, topping King 74-70.
  • West's double-doubles and game-winner lead to TSWA honors
    December 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kori West of the King University women’s basketball team posted two double-doubles a week ago and hit a game-winner for the Tornado. All of that led her to being selected Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week.
  • West's basket vaults Tornado past Wolves
    December 15, 2018
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – The King University women’s basketball broke back into the win column on Saturday afternoon in impressive fashion at Newberry College. Kori West made a jump shot with 1.3 seconds remaining to give King the 75-73 victory, handing the Wolves their first defeat of the season.
  • Tornado fall short against Carson-Newman
    December 12, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women’s basketball team returned home to face regional rival Carson-Newman University. The Tornado made a run late in the second half to make the game close, but the Eagles escaped with the 71-65 victory.
  • Runs lead King to win at Erskine
    December 08, 2018
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The way the contest started, it appeared the King University women’s basketball team would cruise to a victory after scoring the first 17 points at Erskine College on Saturday. However, the Flying Fleet came back, but the Tornado persevered behind a double-double from Kori West to take the contest 69-63.
  • King basketball DH at Erskine pushed up to 12 and 2 pm
    December 06, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The start times for the King University basketball doubleheader at the Erskine College on Saturday have been pushed up. The women's game will now start at 12:00 p.m. with the men to follow at 2:00 p.m.
  • Tornado come up short in Conference opener
    December 01, 2018
    Mount Olive, N.C. – The King University women's basketball team fell behind 11 early in the game but fought back to eventually take a lead of their own in the third quarter. The Trojans were able to recapture the lead and momentum in the fourth quarter and eventually took the match 69-67.
  • King basketball DH at UMO pushed back to 4 and 6 pm
    November 30, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The start times for the King University basketball doubleheader at the University of Mount Olive on Saturday have been pushed back. The women’s game will now start at 4:00 p.m. with the men to follow at 6:00 p.m.
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