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How ‘Kaizen’ is changing the culture and creating results for Women’s Basketball

If you follow Cal Poly Women’s Basketball on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll notice that most of their posts end with the hashtag Kaizen. Kaizen is an ideology founded in the direct aftermath of World War II that means “continuous improvement.” Japanese businesses used the idea of Kaizen, or continuous improvement, to rebuild a country after […]

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Women’s Basketball falls in overtime to Northern Arizona, 79-76

Without its head coach, Cal Poly Women’s Basketball lost an overtime heartbreaker, 79-76, to Northern Arizona (NAU) on Saturday, Dec. 10 inside Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs (3-5) fought back in the fourth quarter against the Lumberjacks (5-6) but well-timed baskets forced overtime and the eventual Cal Poly loss. In replacement of head coach Shanelle […]

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Women’s basketball has comeback effort fall short in 70-62 loss to Sacramento State

Cal Poly women’s basketball was defeated by Sacramento State 70-62 on Friday, Nov. 25 inside Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs (2-4) fought hard and mounted a comeback late in the game but ultimately fell to the Hornets (4-1) to kick off the Holiday Beach Classic. Sacramento State controlled the action early on, jumping out to […]

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Women’s basketball seeks improvement under first-year head coach Shanele Stires

“Kaizen” is the Japanese word meaning ​the practice of continuously improving, and it’s the theme that first-year head coach Shanele Stires has implemented within the Cal Poly women’s basketball program.  “What we want from our preseason games and the whole season is to improve constantly so that at the end of the season, we are […]