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Hoopfeed Poll for 1/31/17: SEC and Pac-12 action leads to shifts in top ten

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=hF009FRJDiE While unanimous No. 1 UConn continued its historic streak, winning the program’s 95th consecutive game, there were upsets in the SEC and Pac-12 that led to ...

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Phoenix Mercury acquires Danielle Robinson from San Antonio Stars in exchange for Isabelle Harrison and draft pick

The Phoenix Mercury acquired three-time All-Star point guard Danielle Robinson from the San Antonio Stars in exchange for reserve center Isabelle ...

WBCA announces participants in the 15th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the class for the 15th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. ...

Three team trade includes Carolyn Swords, Kia Vaughn and Bria Hartley

The New York Liberty acquired center Kia Vaughn and guard Bria Hartley from the Washington Mystics while center Carolyn Swords was ...

Jim Petersen resigns as Minnesota Lynx associate head coach

Minnesota Lynx associate head coach Jim Petersen is stepping down the franchise announced Thursday. “I have been incredibly fortunate to have had one of ...

Connecticut Sun trades Aneika Henry-Morello to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for Reshanda Gray

List of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents The Connecticut Sun traded Aneika Henry-Morello to the Atlanta ...

WNBA 2017: Core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents

The list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents that were on team rosters at the end ...

Atlanta Dream unveils 10th season logo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WERerwd9mU The Atlanta Dream unveiled a commemorative logo to recognize the franchise's 10th season in the WNBA. The Dream opens the regular ...

Hoopfeed Poll for 1/24/17: UConn streak keeps Huskies at the top, Green Bay enters

At a little over the midpoint of the season, top-ranked Connecticut continues its historic winning streak to remain the No. 1 ...

2017 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award midseason watch list

From the USBWA: The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced midseason watch list for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award (Women's National Player of ...

NCAA unveils first of three top 16 reveals for 2017

The results of the first of three NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee top 16 reveals took place during ...

Wichita State and head coach Jody Adams-Birch part ways, Linda Hargrove to take over for remainder of season

Just a few days after Wichita State announced that head coach Jody Adams-Birch would be held from coaching two games this ...

Hoopfeed Poll for 1/17: UConn reigns, Notre Dame falls, Texas A&M re-enters

https://twitter.com/UConnWBB/status/820416036373667841 While the Connecticut Huskies continue their reign at the top of the Hoopfeed poll during a record-breaking week for the program, ...
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Michigan State head coach Suzy Merchant to take a medical leave of absence

From Michigan State: Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant has taken a medical leave of absence from the Spartan women’s ...

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 finalists announced

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 12 finalists for induction into the Class of 2017. The finalists: Yelena Baranova ...

2017 McDonald’s All American Games roster announced

The McDonald’s All American Games unveiled the official rosters for the 16th annual girls game Sunday. The high school basketball all-star ...

Connecticut beats SMU, breaks own NCAA record for consecutive wins

https://twitter.com/UConnWBB/status/820388509718577152 Connecticut (16-0, 4-0 AAC) defeated Southern Methodist 88-48 on the road in Dallas breaking its own NCAA record for consecutive wins ...

2017 Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year Mid-Season Team

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 25 senior high school basketball players selected for the mid-season team in contention for the 2017 ...

2017 Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list announced

The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25. The list includes 25 student-athletes based ...

UConn Still No. 1 in Hoopfeed Poll, Washington and Oregon State Enter Top 10

https://twitter.com/UConnHuskies/status/818999788553273344 Connecticut sits at the top of this week’s Hoopfeed poll for the seventh week in a row. The Huskies won their ...

2017 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees Announced

Nominees for the annual McDonald’s All American Games, which will tip off March 29 at Chicago’s United Center, were announced today ...

Northwestern mourns loss of sophomore Jordan Hankins

Update: The Cook County Medical Examiner rule Hankins' death a suicide on Tuesday, Jan. 10.  Northwestern University women's basketball player Jordan Hankins was found ...

Game schedule changes due to weather, etc. – week of 1/8/17

Sun. Jan. 8 St. Bonaventure at Richmond - Moved from Sat. 1/7 to Sun. 1/8 at 12 p.m. ET. East Tennessee at Samford ...

Candidates Announced for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award

Thirty women’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as candidates for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS ...

Former Stanford guard Lili Thompson to transfer to Notre Dame

Entering her senior year, former Stanford guard Lili Thompson decided not to return to the program for the 2016-17 season. In ...

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Minnesota Lynx waive forward Keyona Hayes

The Minnesota Lynx waived rookie forward Keyona Hayes. The Lynx training camp roster now stands at 15 players. Hayes, a 6-1 forward, ... [+]

Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes arrive at Atlanta Dream training camp, Nirra Fields and Peyton Little waived

Guards Tiffany Hayes and Bria Holmes have joined the Atlanta Dream training camp active roster after playing overseas in Israel. The ... [+]

Danielle Adams joins Connecticut Sun, rookie Shayla Cooper waived

Veteran forward Danielle Adams joined the Connecticut Sun the team announced today. The franchise waived rookie Shayla Cooper (Ohio State) make ... [+]

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 is the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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