Basketball (Women)

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42 Years of Winning Tradition

Since 1992 at NJCAA Division II competition:

6 National Championships (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2006)

1 second place finish (2005)

5 third place finishes (1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2013)

2 fourth place finishes (1994, 1996)

Over 1100 Wins; Average 26 wins per Season; 81% winning percentage

Student-Athlete placement at 4-year schools

98 student-athletes at 39 Division I schools

6 Missouri Valley schools

4 Big Ten schools

3 Big XII schools

3 PAC 10 schools

Others Including: Cincinnati, Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois, Oakland University, Tennessee Tech, TCU

57 student-athletes at 33 Division II, III and NAIA schools

Student-Athlete success in the NJCAA

5 Kodak All-Americans

35 NJCAA All-Americans

1 WNBA player

4 professional players

Hall-of-Fame Coach Lorene Ramsey

Hall-of-Fame Coach Lorene Ramsey

33 Years: 887-197

Basketball (Women) News

Cougars Win 10th Straight Over KC

The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team overcame a slow start and rough first half to defeat Kaskaskia College 71-63 in Centralia on Tuesday night, January 27. The Cougars struggled with 15 first half turnovers but got the ship righted, outscoring the hosts 46-33 in the latter half to get the win.   ICC dug themselves [...]

Cougars Handle Lakers

Shay Robinson’s 17 points led the Illinois Central College women’s basketball team to a 63-54 win over Region 24 foe Lake Land College in Mattoon on Saturday afternoon. The lanky lefty from Decatur hit some timely three-pointers to go along with the Cougars 43-25 rebounding advantage to get the win.   ICC raced out to an [...]

Cougars Roll Over Lynx

The ICC women’s basketball team rolled to an 80-29 victory over Lincoln College on Wednesday night, January 21, at the Ramsey Gym, as the Cougars tallied a season-high 25 assists and all players saw quality minutes. Lincoln took an early 6-4 lead as the Cougars missed several shots in the paint, and the two teams were [...]

Women’s Basketball Achieve Success – Twice!

sCOUGARS RALLY FOR WIN vs. DANVILLE AREA  The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team overcame a 10-point deficit in the final eight minutes to rally to a 61-57 win at Danville Area Community College on Saturday afternoon, January 17. The Cougars closed the game on an 18-4 run and went 4-4 from the free throw line [...]

ICC Women Hold Off John Wood

April Gebke’s 17 points and 5 rebounds helped the #5 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team hold off #17 John Wood CC, 61-54, at Ramsey Gym on Wednesday evening, January 14.  Despite battling first half foul trouble, the sophomore guard from Breese Central High School shot 7-9 from the field to help steady the Cougars [...]

Cougars Score Win Over Lewis & Clark

The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team used a solid defensive and rebounding effort downing Lewis and Clark 62-42 on Saturday afternoon, January 10, at the ICC Ramsey Gym.  The Cougars held the Trail Blazers to 31% shooting (17-54) and also controlled the boards (51-32 advantage) to get the win. Shaakera Jones scored the first Cougar basket [...]

Cougars Cruise Past Moberly Area CC

The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team used a balanced offensive attack and a solid defensive effort to score a 61-37 victory over Moberly Area Community College on Monday evening, January 5, in Moberly, MO. The Cougars shot just under 50% for the game and created havoc with their press and zone defense to get [...]

Stoney Creek Holiday Tournament Results

GAME 14:  COUGARS UPENDED BY SAUK The ICC women’s basketball team committed 28 turnovers, leading to a 55-53 loss at the hands of Sauk Valley CC in the opening round of the Stoney Creek Hotel Cougar Holiday Tournament at Ramsey Gym on Sunday night.  Sauk Valley took full advantage of the Cougar miscues, scoring nearly half [...]

WBB Stoney Creek Inn Cougar Holiday Tourney

ICC Women’s Basketball is hosting their annual Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center Holiday Tourney December 28 – 30! Final Results 1st Place : Kirkwood Community College 2nd Place : Sauk Valley 3rd Place : Cincinnati State 4th Place : South Suburban 5th Place : Illinois Central College 6th Place : Lake Michigan 7th Place [...]

Cougars Spread Holiday Cheer With Win

Clarisa Martinez’s career-high 19 points led four players in double figures as #3 ICC downed Rock Valley College 86-57 at Ramsey Gym on Saturday afternoon, December 20.  Martinez, the 6’2″ freshman from Plano, came off the bench to hit on 6 of 10 field goals and a 7-10 effort from the free throw line to [...]

Cougars Shut Down Loggers

After a shaky start, #3 ranked Illinois Central College women’s basketball team used a strong second half to defeat Lincoln Land 73-49 on Thursday night, Dec. 18th in the state capital city. ICC got going after halftime by limiting their fouls, forcing 14 LLCC turnovers, and only allowing 19 Logger points to get the win.  The Cougars [...]

ICC Cougars Compete Well in St. Louis Classic

Cougars Cruise Over Morton College   The #3-ranked ICC women’s basketball team forced 43 turnovers and held Morton College to 22% field goal shooting to cruise to an 83-26 win in the first game of the St. Louis Community College Classic on Friday, Dec.12th.   It was good for the Cougars to get back on the hardwood, [...]

Women’s Basketball Continues Winning Ways

COUGARS vs. SAUK VALLEY The #5 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team used a 36-1 run compiled over the last four minutes of the first half and the first four minutes of the second half to out-distance Sauk Valley 88-64 in the nightcap of the Cougar Classic on Friday Nov. 14th in East Peoria.  All Cougars who saw [...]

Cougars Regroup to Defeat Pima CC

Jazmine Stubblefield and April Gebke combined for 29 points (all in the second half) to help the #5-ranked ICC Cougars updend #8 Pima Community College (from Tucson) on Friday at the Desert Classic in Yuma, AZ.  After a dismal first half that saw the Cougars shoot 29% from the field and get out-rebounded 25-10, ICC picked up their intensity to help them come [...]

ICC Women’s Basketball gut out win over AWC

The ICC women’s basketball team made just enough plays down the stretch to defeat Arizona Western College 70-65 in the 2014 Desert Classic in sunny Yuma, AZ on Thursday, Nov. 6th. The Cougars had several players step up and also held AWC scoreless on their final four possessions to gain their second victory of the [...]

Women’s Basketball Picks up First Win

Shaakera Jones’s 19 points and 11 rebounds led ICC to a 77-58 victory over Ellsworth Community College on Saturday, November 1, at the Konigsmark Klassic in Mason City. Four other players, Jazmine Stubblefield, Michaela Kumer, Hayley Reneau, and Wilnide Fadeus joined Jones in double figures to help the Cougars get their first win on the season.   [...]

Lady Cougars fall at NIACC

The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team fell 87-79 to North Iowa Area Community College on Friday night, Oct. 31, in the Konigsmark Klassic in Mason City, IA.  The two teams played even for most of the game but the Trojans made more plays down the stretch by getting offensive rebounds and shooting better than the Cougars [...]

Women’s Basketball Team Update

ICC women’s basketball team ranked No. 5 in preseason poll; open Oct. 31 at NIACC The ICC women’s basketball team is ranked No. 5 in the preseason NJCAA Division II poll.  The Cougars, who were 27-4 overall a year ago, return five sophomores from last year’s team:  April Gebke, Shaakera Jones, Michaela Kumer, Shay Robinson, [...]

Women’s Basketball Jamboree October 11

ICC Jamboree-October 11, 2014 Games at CougarPlex/Ramsey Gym; 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL  61635 Time Court A-South End Court C-North End Ramsey Gym 9:00 Carl Sandburg vs. Lincoln Land Joliet vs. Black Hawk East Owens vs. Illinois Central 10:00 Joliet vs. Illinois Valley Danville vs. Black Hawk East Lake Land vs. South Suburban 11:00 [...]

ICC Women’s Basketball volunteers with the Special Olympics

The ICC women’s basketball team recently volunteered at the Special Olympics Regional Bowling Tournament held at Landmark Lanes in Peoria on August 23! The ICC ladies and coaching staff supervised bowlers on their respective lanes and also gave lots of high fives and moral support for the bowlers. A good time was had by all! Post by ICC Cougars [...]