CAA Women's Basketball

CAA Women's Basketball Report | Jan. 16, 2023

CAA Women's Basketball Report | Jan. 16, 2023

Catch up on the CAA Women's Basketball weekly news, notes and awards.

Jan 18, 2023 by FloHoops Staff
CAA Women's Basketball Report | Jan. 16, 2023

Catch up on the CAA Women's Basketball weekly news, notes and awards.



Klarke Sconiers, Delaware

Senior | Center | Queens, New York / Christ The King

Sconiers led Delaware to a 2-0 week on the road, averaging 15 points per game on 57.1% (12-21) shooting with four rebounds and two blocks per contest. 

The senior center opened the weekend with 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting, adding three rebounds, two blocks and a steal in a comeback victory over Elon. 

In the weekend finale, Sconiers contributed 11 points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals, as the Blue Hens handed North Carolina A&T its first loss in CAA play.

It marks five straight games with 10 or more points for Sconiers, who leads Delaware in scoring (12.5 ppg) and has reached double figures in 11 games this season.


Ariana Webb, Northeastern

Freshman | Guard | Hayward, California / Moreau Catholic

Webb contributed 10 points, four rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in a pair of contests for Northeastern over the weekend. 

On Friday, Webb tallied 10 points, three rebounds and two steals, despite an overtime setback against North Carolina A&T. 

She followed the performance with 10 points, a season-best five rebounds, two assists and one steal in a victory over Elon on Sunday. 

It marks the first time during her freshman season she has reached double figures in back-to-back games, and it was her third total double-digit scoring output this year. 


CONFERENCE RACE HEATS UP: After the third weekend of CAA play, the top three teams in the conference standings have one loss, while a pack of four follows the group at 3-2. 

Drexel and North Carolina A&T went 1-1 last weekend and remained tied for first at 5-1. 

Stony Brook was the biggest winner on Sunday, without stepping on the court, as the Seawolves climbed within half a game of the Dragons and Aggies at 4-1. 

Following the trio is Delaware, Towson Northeastern and Hampton sitting at 3-2, with the Blue Hens winning back-to-back games, the Tigers winning three straight and the Huskies victorious in three of the last four.

WASHINGTON NAMED TO ANN MEYERS DRYSDALE AWARD WATCH LIST: Drexel guard Keishana Washington was named to the midseason watch list for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award, announced by the United States Basketball Writers Association on Jan. 11. 

First presented in the 1987-1988 season and formally named in Meyers Drysdale's honor in the 2011-2012 season, the award is presented annually by the USBWA to the women's national player of the year.

DREXEL RECEIVES VOTES IN COACHES POLL: Drexel has started to gain recognition at a national level, receiving votes in the USA Today/WBCA Top 25 Poll in back-to-back weeks. 

The Dragons are a league-best 12-3 and currently on a seven-game winning streak. 

It is the second year in a row Drexel has received votes in the national polls, while the Dragons are the first CAA team to receive votes in the poll this season. 

CAA IN THE COLLEGE INSIDER MID-MAJOR TOP 25: Two CAA teams were recognized in the latest edition of the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 Poll. 

Drexel climbed to No. 6, while North Carolina A&T joined the party, receiving votes for the first time this season. 

At least two conference teams have been recognized in the poll each week this season. 

NOTHING BUT NET: Five CAA teams remained inside the top 200 in the latest NCAA NET rankings. 

Drexel led the way at 102, followed by Delaware at 135. Northeastern, Towson and Stony Brook continued to rise, reaching their highest rankings this season. The Huskies were 147, followed by the Tigers and 169 and the Seawolves rounded out the top five at 174. 



• Charleston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 55-47 win over Hofstra on Sunday. 

It was an impressive defensive effort for the Cougars, holding the Pride to 27.3% shooting (15-55) and under 10 points in two quarters. 

• Jada Logan paced Charleston with a game-high 25 points, adding six rebounds, three steals and two assists in the victory. 

The senior guard has reached double figures in five of the past six games, a team-best 13 this year, while it marks her fourth 20-point effort of the season.  

• Anika McGarity added eight points and six rebounds. The San Antonio, Texas, native knocked down two 3-pointers in the game, marking her 12th game this season with multiple 3s and her fifth straight. 

McGarity ranks third in the CAA in 3-pointers per game (2.93) and 3-point field goal percentage (.394) this season. 

• Alexis Andrews matched a team-high with six rebounds and contributed five points, three assists and one steal. 

Additionally, Jalia Roberts was perfect from the floor (2-2) with six points for the Cougars. 


• Delaware had a 2-0 week on the road, defeating Elon 71-65 on Friday, before handing North Carolina A&T its first conference loss (69-52) on Sunday. 

The win Friday snapped a two-game skid for the Blue Hens.  

• Klarke Sconiers averaged 15 points per game on 53.7% (12-21) shooting to lead the Blue Hens. 

The senior center tallied a game-high 19 points on Friday, before adding 11 points on Sunday. 

Sconiers has reached double figures 11 times this season, including five consecutive games. 

• On Friday, Makayla Pippin added 14 points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal. 

On Sunday, she tallied a game-high 11 rebounds. 

It marks the 10th time Pippin has scored at least 10 points this season, while she has double-digit rebounds in five games. 

• Kharis Idom added 13 points per game on 57.8% (11-19) shooting. 

Idom recorded a game-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and added five rebounds against N.C. A&T. 

The graduate transfer has eight double-digit scoring efforts this season, but it was her first of the new year. 


• Drexel went 1-1 over the weekend, earning a 67-51 win over Hampton, before falling to William & Mary 74-58. 

It was the first loss in conference play for the Dragons, snapping an eight-game winning streak. 

• Keishana Washington averaged 22 points, five rebounds and 3.5 assists per game for the Dragons. 

The league's top scorer tallied 17 points in the victory, before 27 in the setback. 

With the performances, she extended her double figures-scoring streak to 51 games, and she recorded her 13th game with 20 or more points this season. 

She ranks second in the NCAA with 26.9 points per game. 

• Grace O'Neill matched her career-high with 19 points in the victory. 

The freshman guard shot 8-of-11 from the floor, adding six rebounds and a season-best four assists. 

O'Neill has reached double figures in six games this season. Her previous 19-point effort came on Jan. 1 against Towson. 

• On Sunday, Chloe Hodges recorded a career-high 10 points, marking her first double-digit performance. 

The junior forward went 3-for-3 from the floor and added two rebounds and two steals, despite the setback.


• Elon dropped back-to-back conference games, falling to Delaware (71-65) on Friday and Northeastern (69-51) on Sunday. 

Four of Elon's six setbacks in league play have come by eight or fewer points.

• Raven Preston averaged 12.5 points per game and 11 rebounds per contest. 

On Sunday, she recorded her fourth double-double this season with 13 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. It marks the most double-doubles by a freshman in at least the past 12 seasons. 

Preston has reached double figures 10 times this season, including 5-of-6 in conference play.

• On Friday, Ajia James recorded season highs in points, rebounds and assists. 

She scored a team-high 16 points and added eight rebounds and four assists. 

James has reached double figures in four games this season, but this was the first time in a starting role. 

• Against Delaware, Lenaejha Evans contributed 15 points and six rebounds in the setback. 

Evans was 5-of-12 from the floor, including 2-of-2 from 3, marking a season-best. It was her 10th game with 10 or more points this season, which is a team-best for the Phoenix. 


• Hampton went 1-1 last week, falling to Drexel (67-51) on Friday, before a victory over UNCW (38-34) on Sunday. 

The win snapped a two-game skid for the Lady Pirates, while the 34 points allowed are the fewest in CAA play this season. 

• Dlayla Chakolis tallied a career-high a career-high 13 points in the Hampton victory. 

The redshirt junior forward went 6-of-9 from the floor and added six rebounds in the effort. It marks her first double-digit scoring output this season and sixth in her career. 

• Madison Buford recorded her ninth game with 10 or more points on Friday, scoring a team-high 12 against Drexel. Buford added three rebounds, two steals and one block against the Dragons. 

Sunday was the first time in nine games she didn't reach double figures. 

• On Friday, Nylah Young reached double figures for Hampton, contributing 11 points in the contest. 

Young was 4-of-7 from the floor and 3-of-3 from the charity stripe, with three rebounds, three assists and two steals. It marks her eighth game this season with at least 10 points. 


• Hofstra split a pair of games in conference action, earning a 63-62 win over UNCW on Friday, before a 55-47 setback against Charleston on Sunday. 

The win is the second for the Pride in league play and on the road this season.

• Brandy Thomas averaged 15.5 points and 10 rebounds per game for the Pride. 

The grad transfer tallied her sixth double-double this season with 12 points and 12 rebounds on Sunday. 

She paced Hofstra with 19 points and eight rebounds in the victory. 

Thomas has 12 games in double figures this season, while leading the CAA in rebounding (8.9 per game) and double-doubles. 

• On Friday, Rosi Nicholson contributed 10 points, including the game-winning three-point play at the end of regulation. She added five rebounds and one steal in the contest. 

It was her seventh double-figure performance this season. 

• Sorelle Ineza and Alarice Gooden also reached double figures for Hofstra over the weekend. 

Ineza tallied 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting in the victory, while Gooden scored 11 on Sunday. 


• Monmouth dropped back-to-back CAA contests for the first time this season. 

The Hawks fell at Stony Brook (69-59) on Friday, before a setback against Towson (63-57) at home on Sunday. 

• On Sunday, Jen Louro poured in a career-high 25 points to lead the Hawks. The graduate guard shot 8-of-12 from the floor and 5-of-8 from three-point range. 

It is the second time in her career Louro scored more than 20 points and the first since Nov. 30, 2019. 

It was her second double-digit performance this season.  

• Ariana Vanderhoop reached double figures in back-to-back games, scoring 10 points in each contest. 

Vanderhoop has 10 or more points in six games this season, and it's the second time she has done so in two straight games.

• Belle Kranbuhl extended her streak of games with a block to 15 after one against Stony Brook and two versus Towson. 

Kranbuhl leads the CAA with 34 blocks and two blocks per game this season. 

She also averaged nine rebounds per game and tallied her fourth double-digit rebounding effort on Friday. 

North Carolina A&T

• North Carolina A&T went 1-1 over the weekend, defeating Northeastern (67-63), before their first setback in league play against Delaware (69-52). 

On Friday, Tarrell Robinson recorded his 200th career victory against the Huskies. 

• Jazmin Harris contributed 12 points and seven rebounds per game. 

She tallied 12 points in each contest, with nine rebounds against Northeastern and five versus Delaware. 

The graduate center has 14 games with 10 or more points, including eight straight.  

• D'Mya Tucker also reached double figures in both games. 

She averaged 10 points, 4.5 rebounds and three steals per game over the weekend. 

Tucker has scored in double figures in 10 games this season and six of the past seven games. 

Additionally, she has at least two steals in three straight games and seven this season.  

• On Friday, Nyah Willis matched a season-high with 15 points off the bench to lead N.C. A&T. 

She went 5-of-7 from the floor with two rebounds, two assists and two steals. 

It marks her fifth double-figure scoring output this season, with four as a reserve. 


• UNCW fell in back-to-back conference contests by a combined five points over the weekend. 

The Seahawks suffered a 63-62 setback against Hofstra on Friday, before stumbling 38-34 at Hampton on Sunday. 

• Carrie Gross tallied 15 points per game to lead UNCW. 

She paced the Seahawks with 19 points on Friday, adding six rebounds and a season-high five assists. On Sunday, Gross scored a team-high 11 points. 

The graduate guard has reached double figures in three straight games and has 11 performances with at least 10 points this season. 

• Lexi Jackson led the effort on the boards, recording 13.5 rebounds per game. 

She nearly recorded a double-double Friday with 11 points and nine rebounds. 

On Sunday, she pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds for her fourth double-digit rebounding effort this season. 

• Jayde Gamble averaged 12 points per game, including 16 points against Hofstra. She added four assists and three rebounds per game for the Seahawks. 

Gamble has reached double figures in eight games this season. 


• Northeastern split a pair of league games, falling to North Carolina A&T (67-63) on Friday, before bouncing back with a win over Elon (69-51) on Sunday. 

The Huskies have won three of the past four games. 

• JaMiya Braxton averaged 20 points per game on 51.7% (15-29) shooting, including 47.3% (9-19) from 3. 

Braxton reset her career-high in back-to-back games, scoring 19 points Friday, before 21 in the victory. 

Braxton has knocked down at least four 3-pointers and reached double figures in three consecutive games. 

• Derin Erdogan tallied double figures in both games, averaging 15.5 points per game. She scored a game-high 20 points against N.C. A&T and 11 at Elon. 

Erdogan has eclipsed double-figures 13 times this season, including three straight and seven of the last eight. 

It was also her third 20-point effort this season.  

• Ariana Webb was the third Husky to tally double-digit points in both games over the weekend. 

The freshman guard scored 10 points in both contests, marking the first time in her career she has tallied double figures in back-to-back games. 

Stony Brook

• Stony Brook returned to the win column with a 69-59 victory over Monmouth on Friday night. 

Tied at 56 with 3:22 remaining in the contest, Stony Brook ended the game on an 11-1 run to emerge victoriously. The Seawolves did not allow a basket for the final 4:50 of the game.

• Gigi Gonzalez led Stony Brook with a game-high 23 points and establishes a new career-high with eight rebounds. The guard also notched two steals and two assists. 

It was the third time this season she surpassed the 20-point mark this season and the fifth time for her career.

• Annie Warren added 17 points, 10 coming in the fourth quarter, with five rebounds, an assist, and a steal in the victory. 

Warren has scored in double-digits in each of her last seven games and 11 times this season. 

She has at least 15 points on all 10 occasions and ranks third in the CAA with 16.8 points per game. 

• The starting lineup for Stony Brook scored 62 of the 69 points, as Daishai Almond contributed nine, Shamarla King tallied seven and Sherese Pittman notched six.  


• Towson earned back-to-back wins, stringing together three straight victories. 

The Tigers topped William & Mary (75-43) at home on Friday, before a road victory over Monmouth (63-57) on Sunday. 

• Anissa Rivera led Towson with 15.5 points and seven rebounds per game off the bench. 

On Friday, she paced Towson with a season-high 16 points, shooting 6-of-8 from the floor, with a team-best eight rebounds. 

Rivera followed with 11 points and six rebounds on Sunday, marking her fourth straight game with at least 10 points. 

The senior forward surpassed 1,000 career points Sunday. 

• Quinzia Fulmore averaged 9.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for the Tigers. 

Against William & Mary, she recorded 11 points and seven rebounds. 

The sophomore forward added eight points and eight rebounds at Monmouth. 

Fulmore has reached double figures eight times this season.  

• On Sunday, Ryann Evans scored a season-high 14 points to pace Towson. Evans went 6-of-10 from the floor and 2-of-3 from deep, adding four rebounds and two steals. It marks her first double-digit scoring effort this year. 

William & Mary 

• William & Mary posted a 1-1 record over the weekend, falling to Towson (75-43), before a major bounce-back against Drexel (75-58) on Sunday. 

The Tribe handed Drexel its first conference loss this season with the victory. 

• In the victory, Riley Casey matched her career-high with 31 points, marking the fourth time she has accomplished the feat this year. 

Casey has reached double figures in 12 games this season, and she's second in the CAA with four 30-point efforts. 

The graduate guard has knocked down a 3-pointer in 15-of-16 games this season, leading the CAA in 3-point field-goal percentage (43.6).

• Sydney Wagner added 15 points per game for the Tribe, reaching double figures in both games. 

On Sunday, Wagner added 19 points, five rebounds and two steals. It came after a team-high 11 points on Friday. 

Wagner has reached double figures in 13 games this season, which is a team-best. 

• Rebekah Frisby-Smith was big in the Tribe victory, contributing nine points, six rebounds, a career-best four assists and three steals. 

She averaged 7.5 points, five rebounds, three assists and 2.5 steals throughout the weekend.