Women's Basketball News Archives

  • 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.
  • King falls short against Tusculum
    November 09, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team returned to the floor on Saturday following a win against Mars Hill on Friday night. The Tornado stayed close to Tusculum in the first half, but the Pioneers pulled away in the final two periods to grab the 82-62 win.
  • King tops Mars Hill in season opener
    November 08, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's basketball team started off their season with a solid victory, as the Tornado defeated Mars Hill University 90-62 in their season opener on Friday night.
  • King seeks return to conference title game in 2019-20
    November 04, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - For the first time in four years, the King University women's basketball team didn't play in the Conference Carolinas Tournament championship game a season. Head coach Josh Thompson's team has their sights on another conference title game appearance with a solid returning core in 2019-20.
  • 2020 Conference Carolinas Men's and Women's Basketball Championships to be Held at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
    October 10, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Conference Carolinas and Wofford College officially announced on Thursday, Oct. 10 that the 2020 Conference Carolinas Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships will be held at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2020.
  • Thompson announces 2019 signing class
    July 24, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University head women’s basketball coach, Josh Thompson has announced his 2019 signing class. Thompson and his staff announced the signing of six student-athletes that will join the Tornado this fall.
  • 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.
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