2018-19 WNCC Lady Cougar Basketball News

  • WNCC women go 1-1 over the weekend
    November 10, 2018
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team went 1-1 at the Holiday Inn/Hampton Inn Classic Friday and Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Cougars opened the classic on Friday falling to Iowa Western Community College 80-75 behind a 27-point out-pouring from sophomore Merle Wiehl. WNCC followed that up with a 99-54 win over Cloud County Community College where the Cougars scored 31 first-quarter points. Wiehl and Tishara Morehouse led the Cougars with 22 and 20 points respectively.
  • WNCC women fall to No. 10 Seward County
    November 03, 2018
    LIBERAL, Kan. – Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball buried nine 3-pointers, but shot just 29 percent for the game as No. 10 Seward County Community College came back for a 74-64 win. WNCC took a 20-12 lead in the first quarter and held a 33-31 at halftime. WNCC held a 31-22 lead at one time before the Saints outscored the Cougars 9-1 in the final minutes of the half.
  • Morehouse scores 36 to lead WNCC over Garden City
    November 03, 2018
    LIBERAL, Kan. – Tishara Morehouse finished with 36 points in leading the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team to a 96-59 win over Garden City Community College Saturday afternoon in Liberal, Kansas. WNCC used a strong second half to register the win. WNCC held a 19-17 lead after one period and led 38-30 at halftime. The second half saw the Cougars outscore the Broncbusters 58-29 for the win.
  • WNCC women’s basketball aiming for a third straight trip to nationals
    November 01, 2018
    After two straight appearances at the NJCAA national tournament, the Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team will open the season Friday with the hope of earning a third straight trip to nationals. This year’s team will be a little different in the fact only two players return from last year’s team that went 29-5 overall before losing in the Region IX championship game to Casper. WNCC earned a berth at nationals with an at-large big, falling to Tallahassee Community College 97-85, who went on to win the national title.