WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS WOMENS BASKETBALL
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Notable 2018-2019 Players: Tynice Martin, Kari NiBlack, Madisen Smith
Head Coach: Mike Carey
2018-2019 Record: 22-11 Overall (.667), 11-7 Conference (.611), 14-5 Home, 6-4 Away, 2-2 Neutral
West Virginia Mountaineers Women's Basketball TicketsThe Mountaineers women's basketball team goes hard on the court, which is evidenced by the fact that it's only had one losing season in overall play since 2002. During each of those years, the Mountaineers have never won less than 15 games with most of its win totals per season being over 20. Also impressive is the team's record for conference play during those years, which only includes seven losing seasons. Last year, the team posted a winning record in overall and conference play, thanks to its star players, such as Tynice Martin and Kari Niblack. Martin was an All-Big 12 First Team honoree and put up 18 points per game. Niblack, who was named the Big 12's Sixth Man of the Year, was a freshman in 2019 and scored double digits in 17 games. She also had five double-doubles. Grab your West Virginia Mountaineers women's volleyball tickets at StubHub today.
What is the home stadium for the West Virginia Mountaineers?The Mountaineers women's basketball team plays its home games at the WVU Coliseum. It was first opened to the public in 1970 and, with a capacity of 14,000, continues to be one of the nation's top venues for basketball and other sporting events. Outside food and drink are prohibited in the coliseum; however, there are concessions available. Also prohibited are professional cameras and audio or video recording devices.
What is Coach Carey's background in basketball?Mike Carey took over as head coach of the Mountaineers in 2001. During his tenure at the reins, the team has captured quite a few accolades and records, including a school-record of most wins in a season (30) as well as the highest national rankings the program has ever received. Additionally, Carey has led the Mountaineers to the postseason 12 times and has helped the team win 13 21-win seasons over 16 years, both of which are team records. He's been named conference coach of the year three times and, as of the beginning of the 2019-2020 season, boasts a winning record with the Mountaineers of 393-205 (.657) and an overall career record of 681-307 (.689). In 2017, the Mountaineers took out No. 2-ranked Baylor University to win their first Big -12 Tournament in history. Prior to coaching the Mountaineers, Carey was the head men's basketball coach at Salem College, where he took the Tigers to the postseason seven times in 13 seasons. As a player, he shot hoops at Salem College, where he was inducted into the school's hall of fame.
What West Virginia Mountaineers women's basketball team members are Hall of Famers?Kate Bulger, Class of 2004, was a Big-East Honoree four times in a row and was selected for the All-Big East Second team during her last year of play. She is one of the Mountaineers top shooters of all time and has scored more three-pointers than any other player in Mountaineer history. Meg Bulger, Kate's sister, was also inducted into the Hall of Fame at West Virginia. She was a member of the Class of 2008 and would end up being an All-America honorable mention twice. During the 2004-2005 seasons, Bulger was the Big East scoring leader thanks to her 18.6 points-per-game average. When she graduated, she was the all-time leader in completion percentage for 3-pointers (.437).
What division and conference do the Mountaineers play in?The West Virginia Mountaineers women's basketball team is part of the NCAA's Division I and members of the Big 12 Conference.
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