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December 2016 Archive

Virginia Tech and Cal move up the most in Hoopfeed poll, UConn remains No. 1

Even during last week’s Christmas holiday season with less basketball games scheduled, there were several exciting upsets and close games. In this week’s Hoopfeed poll, while ...

More From December 2016

Stanford routs Yale 102-44, freshman Anna Wilson has double figures in debut

https://twitter.com/StanfordWBB/status/814275600441430016 STANFORD, Calif. – After going 1-1 on an East Coast two-game road trip that included a loss at Tennessee, Stanford (10-2) ...

Fox Sports to give fans all-access commercial-free broadcast of St. John’s at Seton Hall with coaches mic’d up

In a first-of-its-kind telecast, Fox Sports will give women’s basketball fans an all-access pass to the St. John’s at Seton Hall ...

San Antonio hires Vickie Johnson as head coach

The San Antonio Stars hired former Stars player and assistant coach Vickie Johnson as the ninth head coach in franchise history. ...

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces candidates for the Class of 2017

On the 125th anniversary of basketball's founding, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the eligible candidates for the Class of ...

UConn holds court at No. 1 in Hoopfeed poll, Washington enters top ten and Cal appears at No. 25

Undefeated Connecticut solidified its top ranking in this week’s Hoopfeed poll with an 82-63 win over Ohio State Monday. Several other ...

Seattle to host the WNBA All-Star game in 2017

The 2017 WNBA All-Star game and events will take place at KeyArena, home of the Seattle Storm. The game will be nationally ...

UConn unanimous No. 1 in Hoopfeed poll, Arizona State and Kansas State enter

After Connecticut toppled Notre Dame last week, voters in the Hoopfeed poll had no doubt as to what team to choose for ...

Chicago Sky hires Amber Stocks as head coach and general manager

The Chicago Sky named Amber Stocks as team's new head coach and general manager, a month and a half after the franchise ...

Washington sweeps Pac-12 Player of the Week Awards

A day after becoming the all-time leading scorer in Pac-12 history, Washington senior Kelsey Plum was named Pac-12 Player of the ...

Washington’s Kelsey Plum breaks All-time Pac-12 scoring record

With over half the season left, Washington (10-1) senior guard Kelsey Plum broke the all-time Pac-12 career scoring record on Sunday, ...

Florida leading scorer Eleanna Christinaki quits, didn’t like punishment for violating team rules

Postgame Update Florida sophomore guard Eleanna Christinaki quit the team this weekend after disagreeing with her punishment for violating team rules. The ...

Kristine Anigwe’s record-breaking 50 points helps Cal rout Sacramento State, 97-73

https://twitter.com/Lesmitch529/status/807082753950826496 BERKELEY, Calif. – In a game that California (8-0) dominated from beginning to end to earn the best start in program ...

Susan Robinson Fruchtl among 2017 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award recipients

Susan Robinson Fruchtl is among the six former student-athletes honored with the 2017 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for their collegiate and ...

John R. Wooden Award announces list of 2016-17 Preseason Top 30

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Preseason Top 30 today. The list includes student-athletes who are the early front-runners ...
Notre Dame won the 2016 Preseason WNIT Tournament. Photo: WNIT.

UConn at Notre Dame: Top Two Teams Set to Clash Wednesday

Connecticut (7-0): Hoopfeed No. 1, AP No. 1, USA Today No. 2 vs. Notre Dame (8-0): Hoopfeed No. 2, AP No. ...
Rebecca Greenwell led Duke with 29 points in the win over South Carolina.

UConn remains No. 1 in Hoopfeed poll, Duke and South Florida enter rankings

While Connecticut and Notre Dame are neck and neck for the top spot in the third week of the Hoopfeed rankings, ...

USA Today Coaches Poll for 12/6/16

USA Today Coaches Poll Rankings as of 12/6/2016 Rank School Record Votes Prev 1 Notre Dame 8-0 784 (18) 1 2 Connecticut 7-0 781 (14) 2 3 Baylor 9-1 716 4 4 Maryland 8-0 715 5 5 Mississippi State 8-0 653 6 6 South Carolina 6-1 642 3 7 Florida State 8-1 602 8 8 Louisville 7-2 555 7 9 UCLA 6-1 554 9 10 Stanford 8-1 520 11 11 Washington 8-1 471 13 12 Ohio State 6-3 402 10 13 Miami (FL) 7-1 400 16 14 West Virginia 9-0 355 17 15 DePaul 6-2 323 14 16 Oregon State 5-1 255 18 17 Texas 2-4 239 15 18 Kentucky 6-2 230 20 19 Syracuse 6-3 196 21 20 Oklahoma 5-2 141 12 21 Duke 9-1 122 NR 22 South Florida 6-0 120 NR 23 Arizona State 5-2 105 24 24 California 7-0 74 NR 25 Florida 6-2 60 23 Schools Dropped ...

Alana Beard, Sue Bird and Nneka Ogwumike help promote “Hour of Code” campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip051U7Rvds WNBA stars Alana Beard, Sue Bird and Nneka Ogwumike are among the world-class athletes featured in a video supporting the annual ...

Southern California sweeps Pac-12 Player of the Week Awards

After upsetting of Hoopfeed No. 21/AP No. 25 Texas A&M 66-62 last Wednesday, Southern California swept the Pac-12 Player of the ...

2017 Wade Trophy Watch List announced

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the “Wade Watch” list of candidates for the 2017 Wade Trophy. Now in its  40th year, ...

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike undergoes successful Achilles surgery

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent successful Achilles surgery Wednesday on her left tendon at Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. ...





USA Basketball Team Selection Committees Picked for 2017-20

USA Basketball announced that the committees which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 period ... [+]

Mark Trakh returns to USC as head coach

Forty-nine days after Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigned, Southern California hired Mark Trakh to take over the women’s basketball program. This will be ... [+]

South Carolina: Dawn Staley receives contract extension

After coaching South Carolina to its first national championship, Dawn Staley received a four-year contract extension through 2024-25. “This contract renewal is ... [+]

Tennessee: Guard Alexa Middleton to transfer

From Tennessee: Tennessee head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick announced Friday that rising senior Alexa Middleton has left the Lady Vol program. Middleton, ... [+]

After sitting out 2016, Brazilian forward Damiris Dantas returns to Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: After sitting out the 2016 WNBA season to participate in the Rio Olympics for Team Brazil, forward Damiris Dantas ... [+]

NCAA announces DI championship regional sites for 2019 and 2020

From the NCAA: The NCAA has awarded Division I Women’s Basketball Championship hosting duties to seven cities for regional play in ... [+]

WNBA and National Basketball Referees Association approve two-year collective bargaining agreement

Statement from the WNBA: The WNBA announced today that the league has entered its first collective bargaining agreement with the National Basketball ... [+]

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss 2017 WNBA season to compete for Canadian National Team roster spot

Dallas Wings center Ruth Hamblin will miss the 2017 WNBA season in order to train with and compete for a roster ... [+]

Chicago Sky acquire Keisha Hampton in exchange for 2nd round draft pick Chantel Osahor

The day after the 2017 WNBA Draft, the Chicago Sky acquired forward Keisha Hampton from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for ... [+]

Maryland and South Carolina to begin two-year, home-and-home series in 2017-18

Maryland and current national champions South Carolina will begin a two-year, home-and-home series during the upcoming 2017-18 season. Maryland will host South ... [+]

Video: Parade and pep rally for South Carolina to celebrate the national championship

South Carolina enjoyed a parade and pep rally on the of the State House in Columbia Sunday as fans lined streets ... [+]

Parade Day: South Carolina governor Henry McMaster declares April 9 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day

Watch the Parade (WISTV) South Carolina's governor Henry McMaster declared Sunday, April 9, 2017 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day in South ... [+]

Three-year high ratings for 2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship

ESPN announced that ratings for the  2017 NCAA Women’s National Championship reached a three-year high with an average total live audience ... [+]

Bobbie Kelsey hired as Los Angeles Sparks assistant coach

The Los Angeles Sparks hired former Wisconsin head coach, Bobbie Kelsey, as an assistant coach. “We are excited to add Bobbie to ... [+]

Four Rutgers players to transfer

Announced today by Rutgers: Four Rutgers players - junior guard Shrita Parker, junior forward Kandiss Barber, redshirt sophomore guard Ashli Jeune and ... [+]

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