2017-18 Bentley University Women's Basketball News

  • New York Times: ""Now It Can Be Told: Barbara Stevens Has 1,000 Victories to Her Name"
    February 20, 2018
    Outstanding article from New York Times Hall of Fame writer Harvey Araton profiling Bentley women's basketball coach Barbara Stevens. This appeared on the New York Times website on Feb. 20.
  • No. 13 Bentley Closes Out Regular Season with 65-50 Win at Franklin Pierce; Musgrove Scores 15
    February 20, 2018
    Graduate guard Becca Musgrove (Plainview, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) scored 15 points, sophomore forward Monica Viapiano (Holden, Mass./Holy Name HS) followed with 13 off the bench and junior forward Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) contributed her 13th double-double as Bentley University closed out the regular season with a 65-50 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Tuesday night at the FPU Fieldhouse.
  • No. 14 Bentley Takes 23-3 Record to Franklin Pierce for Regular Season Finale
    February 19, 2018
    Before beginning its drive for a 20th Northeast-10 Conference tournament title, the Bentley University women’s basketball team has one more item of regular season business to attend to, Tuesday night’s game at Franklin Pierce University. Tip off is at 5:30 pm with a webcast available at https://boxcast.tv/view/basketball-vs-bentley-448445.
  • Green Scores 14, Leading No. 14 Bentley to 68-49 Senior Day Win over Merrimack
    February 17, 2018
    Senior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) opened the game’s scoring with a pair of three-pointers and finished with a team-high 14 as Bentley University went wire-to-wire for a 68-49 Senior Day win over Merrimack College in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • 22-3 Bentley to Host Merrimack Saturday on Senior & Play4Kay Day
    February 16, 2018
    It will be both Senior Day and the program’s annual Play4Kay Day Saturday afternoon when the 22-3 Bentley University women’s basketball team hosts Merrimack College at noon in the final home game of the regular season. A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • Lux Powers No. 14 Bentley Past St. Michael’s, 75-63
    February 14, 2018
    Junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) posted her 12th double-double of the season, finishing with 15 points and 13 rebounds, and three teammates joined her in double figures as Bentley University topped St. Michael’s College, 75-63, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at the Dana Center.
  • No. 14 Bentley Hosts St. Michael’s with Regular Season Slate Down to 3 Games
    February 13, 2018
    Following a pair of road games that saw mixed results last week, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be looking to close the regular season in a strong fashion while gaining momentum for the postseason. Three regular season games remain for the 21-3 Falcons, beginning Wednesday night when coach Barbara Stevens’ team, ranked 14th nationally in this week’s WBCA Division II national coaches’ poll, hosts St. Michael’s College.
  • Musgrove, Lux Help No. 7 Bentley Bounce Back with 65-60 Win at Saint Anselm
    February 10, 2018
    Graduate guard Becca Musgrove (Plainview, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) scored a game-high 17 points, junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) recorded her 11th double-double and Barbara Stevens matched North Carolina’s Sylvia Hatchell for the fourth most wins in NCAA women’s basketball history (1,004) as Bentley University held on for a 65-60 win over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference action Saturday afternoon at Stoutenburgh Gym.
  • No. 7 Bentley Looks to Rebound Saturday at Saint Anselm
    February 09, 2018
    A 66-55 loss at Southern New Hampshire University Wednesday was the second in the last three games for the No. 7-ranked Bentley University women’s basketball team, matching its number of losses in its previous 37 regular season Northeast-10 Conference games.
  • Southern New Hampshire Upends No. 7 Bentley for 2nd Time, 66-55
    February 07, 2018
    Junior forward Kylie Lorenzen (Holliston, Mass.) scored 11 of her game-high 21 points in the final quarter as Southern New Hampshire University completed a season-sweep of Bentley University, the seventh-ranked team in Division II, by the count of 66-55 Wednesday evening in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball at the The Field House.
  • No. 7 Bentley Looks to Even Score with Southern N.H.; Game to Air on Fox College Sports
    February 06, 2018
    Only twice this season has the Bentley University women’s basketball team left the court without a victory, last Wednesday against Stonehill and back on Dec. 6 against Southern New Hampshire. The Falcons will get a chance to avenge the latter loss on Wednesday when they travel to Manchester, N.H. for a 5:30 pm encounter with SNHU.
  • No. 3 Bentley Makes 2nd Attempt at 20th Win Saturday vs. Assumption
    February 03, 2018
    After being denied by Stonehill College in its bid for the lead in the Northeast-10’s Northeast Division and the program’s 33rd 20-win season, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will look to bounce back when the Falcons host Assumption College Saturday.
  • No. 3 Bentley Reaches 20-Win Plateau for 32nd Time with 86-70 Win over Assumption
    February 03, 2018
    For the 32nd time in the last 35 years, and the 33rd time in program history, the Bentley University women’s basketball team has reached the 20-win milestone. The Falcons, ranked third nationally in Division II, improved to 20-2 overall and 14-2 Northeas-10 with an 86-70 win over Assumption College Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • No. 3 Bentley Turns Over 1st Place to Stonehill, 77-66
    January 31, 2018
    Thirty points off turnovers, including 27 in the first three quarters, created a deficit that Bentley University could not overcome, and Stonehill College went on to post a 77-66 win over the third-ranked Falcons in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday evening at Merkert Gymnasium.
  • No. 3 Bentley, Stonehill to Square Off Wednesday with Northeast Division Lead at Stake
    January 30, 2018
    Sole possession in the Northeast-10 Conference’s Northeast Division will be up for grabs Wednesday when the Bentley University women’s basketball team takes its 19-1 record and number three national ranking to Easton to face the Stonehill College Skyhawks for the second time this season. Tip-off at Merkert Gymnasium is at 5:30 pm with a free webcast available at www.stonehillskyhawks.tv.
  • Musgrove, Lux Lead No. 3 Bentley to 11th Straight Win, 72-66 over Pace
    January 27, 2018
    Graduate guard Becca Musgrove (Plainview, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) filled the stat sheet with a season-high 20 points, six rebounds and four steals, and junior center Victoria Lux (Arrundel, Maine/ Thornton Academy) matched her in the points column, as Bentley University overcame a halftime deficit to best Pace University, 72-66, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Goldstein Fitness Center.
  • Portland Press Herald: "Victoria Lux playing a key role for Bentley basketball"
    January 26, 2018
    In this article that appeared in the Jan. 24 edition of the Portland Press Herald, Mike Lowe writes about the strong play that Victoria Lux is giving the Bentley women's basketball team.
  • No. 3 Bentley Takes 10-Game Win Streak to New York for Saturday Encounter at Pace
    January 26, 2018
    After holding a sixth opponent in the 40s and a midweek bye, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will return to action Saturday afternoon in Pleasantville, N.Y. with a 3:30 pm encounter with Pace University.
  • Media Coverage of Coach Stevens' 1000th Win
    January 25, 2018
    A collection of newspaper articles, YouTube videos and other coverage of Coach Stevens' 1,000th career victory
  • Barbara Stevens Wins 1,000th: A Video Tribute
    January 22, 2018
    On Wednesday, Jan. 17, Bentley's Barbara Stevens became just the fifth NCAA women's basketball coach to reach the 1,000 career win plateau, doing so with a 78-66 win over Adelphi. Here's a video tribute to that night and an amazing coach.
  • Lux Selected as Northeast-10 Player of the Week for the 2nd Time
    January 22, 2018
    After recording her ninth and tenth double-doubles of the season, Bentley University junior center Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season. Her previous honor came back on Nov. 20.
  • No. 5 Bentley Extends Win Streak to 10, 64-48 over Southern Connecticut
    January 20, 2018
    Graduate guard Becca Musgrove (Plainview, N.Y./St. Anthony’s HS) scored 15 points, junior forward Victoria Lux (Arundel, Maine/Thornton Academy) recorded her tenth double-double and Bentley University allowed less than 50 for the sixth time as the Falcons posted a 64-48 win over Southern Connecticut State University in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
  • With Stevens’ 1,000th in the Books, No. 5 Bentley Seeks 10th Straight Win Saturday at Home
    January 19, 2018
    Overshadowed by the celebration of coach Barbara Stevens’ 1,000th career win Wednesday against Adelphi University was the fact it was the ninth straight victory for the Bentley University women’s basketball team. The Falcons, who moved up from seventh to fifth in this week’s WBCA Division II national coaches’ poll, will attempt to push the current win streak to double figures when they host Southern Connecticut State University Saturday at the Dana Center.
  • History at Bentley: Stevens Wins 1,000th as Bentley Bests Adelphi, 78-66
    January 17, 2018
    The very exclusive 1,000-win club grew by one Wednesday night as Bentley University’s Barbara Stevens became just the fifth women’s basketball coach, and seventh college basketball coach overall, to reach that amazing total with a 78-66 win over Adelphi University in Northeast-10 Conference action at the Dana Center.
  • Boston Herald: "One win from 1,000, Bentley's Barbara Stevens cherishes job, players"
    January 15, 2018
    The Boston Herald's Stephen Hewitt recently spoke with Bentley women's basketball coach Barbara Stevens as she closes in on career win 1,000. Here's his story, which ran in the Jan. 15 edition of the paper and online at www.bostonherald.com.
  • No. 7 Bentley Hosts Adelphi Wednesday, Looking to Elevate Stevens into 1,000-Win Club
    January 15, 2018
    1,000 wins.  Think about it.  That’s 25 wins a season for 40 years.  It’s a total that only a half-dozen NCAA basketball coaches (four women’s, two men’s) have amassed. The list of 1,000-game winners reads like a Who’s Who of coaches. Pat Summit. Tara VanDerveer. Geno Auriemma. Sylvia Hatchell. Mike Krzyzewski. Herb Magee. All six have been enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. That number could grow by one as soon as Wednesday evening when Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Barbara Stevens puts her team out on the Dana Center court to take on Adelphi University in Northeast-10 Conference play. Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
  • Stevens Reaches 999 as No. 7 Bentley Takes Over in 4th Quarter for 82-70 Win at New Haven
    January 13, 2018
    Win number 999 is in the books for legendary Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens after her team used a dominating fourth quarter to overtake the University of New Haven, 82-70, in Northeast-10 Conference action Saturday afternoon at Charger Gymnasium.
  • With Stevens Closing in on History, No. 7 Bentley Takes 7-Game Win Streak to New Haven
    January 12, 2018
    The march towards history and a spot in the exclusive 1,000-win club for Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens will resume Saturday afternoon when her team attempts to give her win number 999 during a 1:30 pm game at the University of New Haven. A live webcast from Charger Gym will be available at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/newhaven/.
  • Green Drills 5 3’s as No. 7 Bentley Goes Wire-to-Wire at AIC for Stevens’ 998th Career Win
    January 10, 2018
    Senior guard Lauren Green (Damascus, Md./Damascus HS) buried five three-pointers, including one for a lead her team would never relinquish 10 seconds into the game, and the Falcon bench outscored the Yellow Jacket reserves 30-6 as Bentley University, the seventh-ranked team in Division II, prevailed over American International College, 65-47, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball Wednesday night at Butova Gymnasium.
  • No. 7 Bentley Returns to Road for Wednesday Encounter at American International
    January 09, 2018
    After stretching its current win streak to six in a rare Dana Center appearance, the Bentley University women’s basketball team will be back on the road twice this week as it looks to gain career wins 998 and 999 for coach Barbara Stevens.
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