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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 ...

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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. ...

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2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials includes 142 athletes

The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials will include 142 athletes who are 16 years old or younger. The ... [+]

Dallas Wings: Erin Phillips named director of player and franchise development

Nearly two weeks after waiving her before the regular season began, the Dallas Wings announced former player, Erin Phillips, is joining ... [+]

Los Angele Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter

The Los Angeles Sparks’ championship ring ceremony will be live streamed on Twitter and Periscope on Friday, May 19, beginning at ... [+]

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that ... [+]

Tennessee: Redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper to transfer

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday that 5-8 redshirt sophomore guard Te’a Cooper (Powder Springs, Ga.) is transferring. “Te'a Cooper and ... [+]

Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury

Diana Taurasi signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, the team announced today. “As long as Diana Taurasi wants to ... [+]

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold ... [+]

Dallas Wings finalize roster to begin 2017 season

The Dallas Wings has a final roster for the 2017 regular season. The Wings begin play Saturday, May 14, in Phoenix against the ... [+]

Empire State Building lights illuminated in New York Liberty colors

The Empire State Building lights were illuminated in New York Liberty colors on Wednesday night to commemorate the team’s 2017 season ... [+]

Stars trade guard Jazmon Gwathmey to Fever in exchange for 2018 Draft 3rd round pick

The San Antonio Stars acquired the Indiana Fever’s third round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft in exchange for 6-2 guard ... [+]

Shoni Schimmel to miss 2017 WNBA season “to deal with some personal issues”

The New York Liberty and guard Shoni Schimmel released the following statements regarding the 2017 WNBA season: New York Liberty president Isiah ... [+]

San Antonio Stars: Kelsey Plum suffers sprained right ankle

San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum suffered a sprained right ankle at today’s team practice the franchise announced. Her status will ... [+]

#WNBA Preseason Transactions as of May 3, 2017

Preseason schedule/results May 3, 2017 Atlanta Gatling, Markeisha Waived Atlanta Reynolds, Jordan Waived Indiana McKinney, Shanece Waived Indiana Motley, Adrienne Waived Indiana Williams, Ronni Waived San Antonio Bulgak, Adut Waived April 30, 2017 Dallas Lang, Kelsey Waived Dallas Purcell, Kalani Waived April 29, 2017 Chicago Cooper, Shayla Waiver claim San Antonio Williams, Courtney Waived Washington Range, ... [+]

Fever waive Shanece McKinney, Adrienne Motley and Ronni Williams, 14 players remain on training camp roster

Following a preseason loss Tuesday against the Washington Mystics, the Indiana Fever waived three players from their preseason roster: Shanece McKinney, ... [+]

Thirty-three players receive invitations to attend 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team trials

Thirty-three of the nation’s top 19-and-under players have accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team ... [+]

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