2014–15 Central Arkansas Sugar Bears basketball team

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2014–15 Central Arkansas Sugar Bears basketball
Central Arkansas Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceSouthland Conference
2014–15 record17–14 (10–8 Southland)
Head coachSandra Rushing (3rd season)
Assistant coaches
  • Kaci Bailey (2nd season)
  • Destinee Rogers (2nd season)
  • Chris Sartorius (1st season)
Home arenaFarris Center
(Capacity: 6,000)
Seasons
2014–15 Southland Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stephen F. Austin*** 16 2   .889     23 8   .742
Lamar 14 4   .778     17 13   .567
Nicholls State 13 5   .722     17 13   .567
Texas A&M-CC 12 6   .667     16 14   .533
McNeese State 11 7   .611     18 14   .563
Northwestern State 10 8   .556     19 15   .559
Central Arkansas 10 8   .556     17 14   .548
Abilene Christian* 9 9   .500     17 12   .586
Houston Baptist 6 12   .333     15 18   .455
New Orleans** 6 12   .333     8 19   .296
Sam Houston State 5 13   .278     6 22   .214
SE Louisiana 3 15   .167     7 22   .241
Incarnate Word* 2 16   .111     5 24   .172
2015 Southland Tournament winner
As of March 21, 2015
*ineligible for postseason play due to Div. I transition
**Facing level 2 sanctions due to APR penalties
***Southland Tournament #1 seed; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014–15 Central Arkansas Sugar Bears basketball team represented the University of Central Arkansas during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Bears were led by third year head coach Sandra Rushing[1] and play their home games at the Farris Center. They are members of the Southland Conference. The Sugar Bears entered the 2015 Southland Conference Women's Basketball Tournament as the seventh seed and were paired against the sixth seeded Northwestern State Lady Demon's. The team's season ended with a 49–63 tournament game loss to the Lady Demons. The Sugar Bears final 2014–15 overall record was 17–14 while the conference record was 10–8.

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Central Arkansas Sugar Bears women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Kelsey McClure 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Muskogee HS Muskogee, OK
F 4 Raquel Logan 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So West Memphis HS West Memphis, AR
G 5 Jameka Watkins 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Jr England HS England, AR
G 11 Brianna Mullins 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) So Nevada HS Rosston, AR
G 11 Kendara Watts 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Fairfield HS
Shelton State CC
Fairfield, Alabama
F 13 Terai Sadler 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr New Plymouth HS New Plymouth NZ
G 21 Angel Williams 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Bellaire HS Bellaire, TX
G 22 Maggie Proffitt 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Starkville Academy Columbus, MS
F 23 Brittany Agee 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Sr Bessemer HS
Shelton State CC
Bessemer, AL
C 24 Peyton Herrell 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Jessieville HS Jessieville, AR
G 25 Olivia McWilliams 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr eStem HS Little Rock, AR
F 32 Alexis Hardaway 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr HW Byers HS
Austin Peay
Byhalia, MS
F 50 Taisiya Novokreschevnova 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Frank Phillips College Moscow Russia
Head coach
  • Sandra Rushing
Assistant coach(es)
  • Kaci Bailey
  • Destinee Rogers
  • Chris Sartorius

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-10-01

Schedule[edit]

Source: [2]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Out of Conference Schedule
11/14/2014*
TBA
at WKU
Preseason WNIT
L 57–93  0–1
E. A. Diddle Arena (1,341)
Bowling Green, KY
11/21/2014*
4:00 pm
vs. Eastern Kentucky
Preseason WNIT
L 55–56  0–2
Hawkins Arena (972)
Macon, GA
11/22/2014*
4:00 pm
vs. Jackson State
Preseason WNIT
W 56–45  1–2
Hawkins Arena (1,012)
Macon, GA
11/25/2014*
7:00 pm
Lyon College W 59–43  2–2
Farris Center (721)
Conway, AR
11/29/2014*
2:00 pm
Jacksonville State L 54–63  2–3
Farris Center (523)
Conway, AR
12/02/2014*
6:00 pm
at Alcorn State W 62–36  3–3
Davey Whitney Complex (219)
Lorman, MS
12/04/2014*
7:00 pm
Central Baptist College W 72–39  4–3
Farris Center (375)
Conway, AR
12/06/2014*
2:00 pm
Southeast Missouri State L 46–48  4–4
Farris Center (653)
Conway, AR
12/13/2014*
1:00 pm
at Georgia Tech L 50–88  4–5
Hank McCamish Pavilion (N/A)
Atlanta, GA
12/16/2014*
4:00 pm
Williams Baptist College W 73–57  5–5
Farris Center (243)
Conway, AR
12/19/2014*
2:00 pm
Blue Mountain College W 71–30  6–5
Farris Center (203)
Conway, AR
12/30/2014*
2:00 pm
Austin Peay W 63–54  7–5
Farris Center (395)
Conway, AR
Southland Conference Schedule
01/04/2015
1:00 pm
at Abilene Christian W 66–60  8–5
(1–0)
Moody Coliseum (604)
Abilene, TX
01/06/2015
6:00 pm
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 63–59  9–5
(2–0)
Farris Center (752)
Conway, AR
01/08/2015
7:00 pm
Stephen F. Austin L 46–73  9–6
(2–1)
Farris Center (512)
Conway, AR
01/13/2015
7:00 pm
at Lamar L 46–82  9–7
(2–2)
Montagne Center (708)
Beaumont, TX
01/15/2015
7:00 pm
at Houston Baptist L 37–58  9–8
(2–3)
Sharp Gymnasium (670)
Houston, TX
01/21/2015
7:00 pm
at New Orleans W 53–46  10–8
(3–3)
Lakefront Arena (393)
New Orleans, LA
01/24/2015
2:00 pm
Nicholls State L 72–75 OT 10–9
(3–4)
Farris Center (1,178)
Conway, AR
01/28/2015
7:00 pm
Northwestern State W 63–46  11–9
(4–4)
Farris Center (522)
Conway, AR
02/04/2015
7:00 pm
at Southeastern Louisiana W 63–46  12–9
(5–4)
University Center (522)
Hammond, LA
02/07/2015
2:00 pm, ESPN3
New Orleans W 44–50  13–9
(6–4)
Farris Center (795)
Conway, AR
02/12/2015
6:30 pm
at Northwestern State L 52–54  13–10
(6–5)
Prather Coliseum (695)
Natchitoches, LA
02/15/2015
1:00 pm
Incarnate Word W 58–48  14–10
(7–5)
Farris Center (752)
Conway, AR
02/18/2015
7:00 pm
McNeese State L 63–65  14–11
(7–6)
Farris Center (687)
Conway, AR
02/21/2015
2:00 pm
Sam Houston State W 66–63  15–11
(8–6)
Farris Center (1,085)
Conway, AR
02/26/2015
6:30 pm
at Sam Houston State W 64–56  16–11
(9–6)
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (842)
Huntsville, TX
02/28/2015
2:00 pm
Southeastern Louisiana W 73–57  17–11
(10–6)
Farris Center (912)
Conway, AR
03/05/2015
5:00 pm
at Nicholls State L 43–53  17–12
(10–7)
Stopher Gym (345)
Thibodaux, LA
03/07/2015
11:00 am
at McNeese State L 68–72  17–13
(10–8)
Burton Coliseum (1,005)
Lake Charles, LA
Southland Conference Tournament
03/12/2015
1:30 pm
vs. Northwestern State L 49–63  17–14
Merrell Center (862)
Katy, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

See also[edit]

2014–15 Central Arkansas Bears basketball team

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCA Sugar Bears turn to Veteran Sandra Rushing As Coach". Arkansas Business. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  2. ^ "2014-15 Women's Basketball Schedule". Central Arkansas Athletics. Retrieved November 23, 2014.