Women's Basketball News Archives

  • 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.
  • 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.
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