2018-19 Belles Basketball News

  • Belles' Season Comes to Close in MIAA Semifinal
    February 22, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team's season came to a close in a 75-36 loss to No. 8 Hope in the MIAA Tournament Semifinal on Friday at Trine University's MTI Center.
  • Belles Sink Brits in MIAA Tournament First Round
    February 19, 2019
    ALBION, Mich. - Trailing 10-7 in the first quarter, the Belles closed out the period on a 7-0 run and never trailed again as the sixth-seeded Saint Mary's basketball team took a 58-42 win over host and third-seeded Albion in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.
  • Paradiso Named Second Team All-MIAA
    February 19, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's sophomore basketball player Giavanna Paradiso was one of just 12 student-athletes to be named to the 2019 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) list for her efforts this season.
  • Belles Stopped Short by Britons
    February 16, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Despite posting almost the exact field goal percentage (42.3 percent) as visiting Albion (42.4 percent), the Saint Mary's basketball team fell in their final home game of the season by a 71-58 score on Saturday.
  • Shooting Woes Hinder Belles Against Scots
    February 13, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team had trouble getting the offense going against the visiting Alma as the Scots used a 16-6 first quarter to build a lead they would not relinquish in a 65-49 final over the Belles on Wednesday night.
  • Belles Fall to No. 8 Flying Dutch
    February 09, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - A scoreless drought in the first and second quarters by the Belles provided the visiting Flying Dutch with the runs they needed to build an insurmountable lead as the Saint Mary's basketball team fell in a 73-37 conference contest to tied-No. 8 (WBCA III Top 25 Coaches' Poll) Hope on Saturday.
  • Belles Hang Tough with No. 7 Thunder
    February 06, 2019
    ANGOLA, Ind. - The Belles made 52.6 percent of their shots in the third and fourth quarters, but it was not enough as the Saint Mary's basketball team fell by a 69-55 final score at No. 7 ranked (WBCA III Top 25 Coaches' Poll) Trine on Wednesday.
  • Second-Half Shooting Powers Belles Past Hornets
    February 02, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary’s basketball team shot 53.8 percent (14-of-26) from the floor over the second half of play to take a 68-50 win at Kalamazoo on Saturday.
  • Belles Battle Past Comets
    January 26, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Belles posted their best shooting effort in the fourth quarter while limiting visiting Olivet to their lowest shooting percentage of the contest in that same span as the Saint Mary's basketball team claimed a 53-49 win over the Comets on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fourth Quarter Drought Halts Belles Against Bulldogs
    January 23, 2019
    ADRIAN, Mich. - A scoreless drought of 5:30 to open the fourth quarter was too much to overcome as the Saint Mary's basketball team fell in a 60-51 final at Adrian on Wednesday evening.
  • Mosier Tabbed MIAA Player of the Week
    January 21, 2019
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's junior Jade Mosier was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts during the week of January 14-20.
  • Belles Fend Off Knights for Win
    January 19, 2019
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Saint Mary's basketball team posted their best shooting percentage of the season (53.6 percent) while fighting off the host Knights in a 76-69 win at Calvin on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Fall to No. 7 Flying Dutch
    January 16, 2019
    HOLLAND, Mich. - Host Hope shot 54.4 percent from the floor as the Saint Mary's basketball team shouldered a 93-44 setback against the No. 7 (WBCA Top 25 Coaches Poll) Flying Dutch on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles' Streak Halted by Hot-Shooting Thunder
    January 12, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team saw their four-game conference winning streak come to an end in an 84-47 setback against No. 11 (WBCA Top 25 Coaches Poll) Trine on Saturday afternoon.
  • Second-Half Surge Pushes Belles Past Hornets
    January 09, 2019
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team out-scored visiting Kalamazoo 37-14 in the second half of action, including 20-5 in the final quarter, to claim a 70-48 conference victory over the Hornets on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles Outlast Comets for Conference Win
    January 02, 2019
    OLIVET, Mich. - The Saint Mary's basketball team out-scored host Olivet 12-6 over the final 4:01 of play to claim a 67-57 over Comets.
  • First Quarter Shooting Leads to Setback for Belles Against Gorloks
    December 29, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. - A tough-shooting start for the Belles proved to be too much to overcome as the Saint Mary's basketball team lost a 70-49 contest at Webster on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Edge Past Vikings
    December 19, 2018
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Visiting North Park University pulled within two points of the Belles twice in the final minute of play, but the Jade Mosier pulled down a big defensive rebound and hit both free throws to lift the Saint Mary's basketball team to a 57-53 win over the Vikings on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Tough Shooting Start Holds Belles Back Against Titans
    December 17, 2018
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team had a tough time getting the offense to click while visiting IU-South Bend connected on 67.9 percent of their shots over the first half of play in a 74-48 final on Monday afternoon.
  • Paradiso Named MIAA Player of the Week
    December 17, 2018
    FREELAND, Mich. - Saint Mary's sophomore Giavanna Paradiso was named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her performance leading up to December 17.
  • Strong Second Half Lifts Belles Past Scots
    December 15, 2018
    ALMA, Mich. - Trailing by 16 points with under five minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Saint Mary's basketball team out-scored host Alma 39-17 over the final 14 minutes of the contest to take a 72-66 conference victory on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Prevail Against Bulldogs
    December 08, 2018
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team took a 71-56 conference win over Adrian on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Come Up Just Shy Against Brits
    December 05, 2018
    ALBION, Mich. - The Saint Mary's basketball team fell in a tight 67-60 contest at Albion in conference action on Wednesday evening.
  • Belles Battle With Knights
    December 01, 2018
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team fought their way back from multiple double-digit deficits and were within six points in the fourth quarter, but the Belles were unable to take down visiting Calvin in a 62-54 final on Saturday evening.
  • Last-Second Bucket Sets Belles Back at Dominican
    November 28, 2018
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. - Jade Mosier hit a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 58-58, but host Dominican scored a layup at the buzzer to take a 60-58 final over Saint Mary's on Wednesday evening.
  • Fourth Quarter Run Not Enough for Belles at Anderson
    November 20, 2018
    ANDERSON, Ind. - Saint Mary's opened the fourth quarter with a 9-2 run, but host Anderson made nine of the ten free throws they took over the final 1:03 of play as the Ravens took a 78-67 decision over the Belles on Tuesday evening.
  • Third Quarter Drought Sets Belles Back Against Eagles
    November 17, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The Saint Mary's basketball team finished on the short end of a 59-36 final against Wisconsin - La Crosse at the Wisconsin Lutheran Paul F. Knueppel Classic on Saturday afternoon.
  • Belles Halted by Warriors
    November 16, 2018
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The Saint Mary's basketball team was stopped short in a 67-36 final against Wisconsin Lutheran on Friday night on day one of the Paul Knueppel Classic.
  • Belles Fly Past Scarlet Hawks
    November 13, 2018
    CHICAGO, Ill. - The Saint Mary's basketball team poured in 11 points in the final 3:30 of the first quarter en route to a 66-33 win over Illinois Tech on Tuesday night.
  • Belles Take Down Quakers to Open Season
    November 10, 2018
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's basketball team prevailed in a 65-52 final against Earlham on Saturday afternoon in both teams' first game of the 2018-19 season.