Women’s Basketball articles

Big East announces preliminary season plans

Val Ackerman makes an announcement at a Big East press conference last year. The Big East is scheduled to resume conference play in mid-December. Photo courtesy of The Athletic. SPORTS EDITORIAL STAFF When the Big East Tournament was cancelled at halftime of a quarterfinal game between Creighton and St. John’s, few people knew when or

Butler women’s basketball’s Upe Atosu will keep playing for her mom

Growing up, Upe Atosu had to sell beans, hawk bales of corn, and carry a tray above her head to support her family. Her mother helped her play for the Nigerian National Team and move to the United States. Since her mother passed away in 2017, Upe has had to live and play without her.