2010-11 Basketball News and Stories

2010-11 News

Basketball - Three Belles Named All-MIAA

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - For the first time since 2007, three members of the Saint Mary's basketball team have earned All-MIAA honors as voted upon by league coaches.

Basketball - Belles Fall in MIAA Tournament to Trine

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The third seeded Saint Mary's basketball team came up short against sixth seeded Trine in the first round of the MIAA Tournament, falling 68-58 to the Thunder.

Basketball - Murphy Tabbed MIAA Co-Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Hope center Carrie Snikkers and Saint Mary’s forward Kelley Murphy its Players of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through February 19.

Basketball - Milestones for Murphy and Belles in Win

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - With a pair of free throws with 12:30 left in the game to give the Belles a 12-point lead, Kelley Murphy scored her 1,000th point of her career. As a team, the Belles came back from a tough first half to win their school record 18th game of the year with a 77-65 decision over Kalamazoo.

Basketball - Balanced Offensive Effort Carries Belles Past Bulldogs

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Four players scored at least ten points each as the Saint Mary's basketball team earned their tenth MIAA win with a 73-52 decision over Adrian on Wednesday.

Basketball - Paradiso's Double-Double Helps Lift Belles Over Britons

ALBION, Mich. - Domini Paradiso notched her first career double-double as the Saint Mary's basketball team won a crucial MIAA contest against Albion 68-59 on the road on Saturday.

Basketball - Belles Use Second Half Run to Down Thunder

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team used a 20-4 run early in the second half to help them on their way to a 68-57 win over in-state conference foe Trine.

Basketball - Belles Defeated by #3 Hope

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - In a game that was postponed due to harsh winter weather, the Saint Mary's basketball team came up short against #3/#4 (USA Today Coaches' Poll/d3hoops.com) Hope at home, falling 79-59.

Basketball - Ronan Earns Second Consecutive MIAA Co-Player of the Week Honor

ROYAL OAK, Mich.  – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s guard Maggie Ronan and Alma forward Sydney Beckwith its Players of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through January 29.

Basketball - Balanced Offense Carries Belles Past Scots

ALMA, Mich. - Four players scored double-digit points led by Jessica Centa's 18 points as the Saint Mary's basketball team defeated Alma 82-72 on Saturday afternoon.

Basketball - Ronan's 31 Helps Lift Belles Over Comets

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - A week after setting a new career-high for points, junior Maggie Ronan accomplished the feat again as she scored 31 points in the Saint Mary's basketball team's 76-66 win over Olivet.

Basketball - Ronan Named MIAA Co-Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s guard Maggie Ronan and Calvin forward Ally Wolffis its Players of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through January 22.

Basketball - Mahoney Notches Career-High, Belles Defeated by Calvin

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Patsy Mahoney scored a career-high 23 points, but tough shooting in the first half proved to be the difference maker in the Saint Mary's basketball team's 74-60 loss at Calvin on Saturday.

Basketball - Belles Beat Hornets for Third Straight Victory

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Maggie Ronan and Kelley Murphy provided a big one-two punch as they combined to score 42 points for the Belles as Saint Mary's defeated Kalamazoo 90-59 on Thursday night.

Basketball - Ronan's Career-High Helps Belles Silence Thunder

ANGOLA, Ind. - Maggie Ronan scored a career-high 23 points to help lift the Saint Mary's basketball team to a 74-53 conference victory on the road against Trine on Tuesday night.

Basketball - Belles Bounce Bulldogs for Tenth Win of Season

ADRIAN, Mich. - Five players scored double-digit points as the Saint Mary's basketball team picked up their tenth win of the season with a 75-56 MIAA victory over Adrian on the road on Saturday.

Basketball - Belles Fall to Brits

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team's troubles against conference foe Albion continued on Wednesday as the visiting Britons took a 78-64 win over the Belles at Angela Athletic Facility.

Basketball - Belles Downed by #2 Flying Dutch

HOLLAND, Mich. - In a game that was separated by just three points at the half, the host Flying Dutch used an 11-2 run to start the second half to hand the Saint Mary's basketball team their second MIAA loss of the season 83-64.

Basketball - Murphy Named MIAA Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary’s forward Kelley Murphy its Player of the Week in women’s basketball for games played through December 31.

Basketball - Murphy All-Tournament Selection

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Saint Mary's junior forward Kelley Murphy was named to the all-tournament team at the Surf 'N Slam Classic hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University last week.

Basketball - Belles Hold Off Sea Lion Rally for Ninth Win of Season

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Saint Mary's basketball team held off a rally by host Point Loma Nazarene to take a 57-51 victory in the Belles' final game of the Surf 'N Slam Tournament.

Basketball - Wade Swipes Steal Record as Belles Down Devils

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Liz Wade became the all-time steals leader as the Saint Mary's basketball team defeated Fairleigh Dickinson at Florham 86-58 at the Surf 'N Slam Tournament on Wednesday.

Basketball - Belles Come Up Short in Upset Bid

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Saint Mary's College basketball team's attempt at knocking off the #13 George Fox University Bruins on Tuesday afternoon in the Surf 'N Slam Tournament hosted by Point Loma Nazarene.

Basketball - Murphy Earns MIAA Player of the Week Honor

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Saint Mary's forward Kelley Murphy as its Player of the Week in women's basketball for games played December 6 through December 12.

Basketball - Belles Grind Out Win Against Alma

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - While free throws have been big for the Belles all season long, in no game until today has the Saint Mary's basketball team's success from the charity stripe been more crucial.

Basketball - Belles Hang on to Defeat Comets

OLIVET, Mich. - Patsy Mahoney and Shanlynn Bias scored 17 of their 29 points in the final 6:35 to regain the lead for good for the Belles as the Saint Mary's basketball team held on to defeat Olivet 72-67 on Tuesday.

Basketball - Belles Downed by Knights

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team was dealt a 76-55 loss by the hands of Calvin on Saturday afternoon.

Basketball - Belles Hold On To Defeat Otterbein

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - All-Tournament Team selections Patsy Mahoney and Kelley Murphy knocked down a combined four free throws in the final 23 seconds as Saint Mary's held on to defeat Otterbein 56-51 in the Julie Costello Tournament hosted by Thomas More.

Basketball - Belles Dealt First Loss of Season

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Saint Mary's basketball team suffered their first loss of the 2010-11 campaign on Saturday, falling to Wilmington 57-44 in the first game of the Julie Costello Tournament hosted by Thomas More.

Basketball - Belles Battle Back to Remain Undefeated

ANDERSON, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team came back from a 12-point deficit to push their record to 4-0 on the year on Tuesday evening. 

Basketball - Ronan Named MVP as Belles Win Holiday Inn Select Tip-Off Tournament

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Maggie Ronan scored 12 points and was named the tournament most valuable player as the Saint Mary's basketball team defeated host North Central 75-56 in the championship game of the 2010 Holiday Inn Select Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.

Basketball - Belles Victorious over Aurora, Head to Finals

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Saint Mary's basketball team defeated Aurora 84-59 in the first game of the North Central College Holiday Inn Select Tip-Off Tournament on Friday.

Basketball - Belles Shut Down Thunder to Open Season

WHEATON, Ill. - For the third straight year, the Saint Mary's basketball team opened up their season with a victory as the Belles defeated Wheaton by a 72-36 score.

Basketball - Belles Picked to Finish Third in MIAA Coaches’ Poll

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Saint Mary’s basketball team was picked to finished third in the 2010-11 basketball season by the league coaches, as announced by the conference office on Thursday.