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Nigeria tops Senegal 65-48 for FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title

2017 - Nigeria claimed their third FIBA Women's Afrobasket title. Photo: FIBA.
Nigeria’s D'Tigress won the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket title Sunday after beating Senegal 65-48 in Bamako, Mali. It is the third Women's AfroBasket title for Nigeria. ...

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Linnae Harper to replace A’ja Wilson on U23 National Team, Wilson out with groin strain

From USA Basketball: Six-time USA Basketball medalist Linnae Harper (Ohio State/Chicago, Ill.) will join the 2017 USA Basketball Women's U23 ...
USA U23 training camp: Arike Ogunbowale dribbles past Sabrina Ionescu. Photo: USA Basketball.

2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team announced

https://twitter.com/usabasketball/status/893550487076691968 The 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team was announced after five days of training camp at the United States Olympic ...

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

https://youtu.be/JvwarSoentI Breakfast in three different cities three days in a row, a historic milestone for her native country in EuroBasket and the ...
Photo: FIBA/Julien Gazeau.

Russia wins women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Russia beat Hungary 19-12 to win the women's 2017 FIBA 3x3 World Cup in Nantes, France. Overall, Russia finished the tournament ...

Australia’s World University Games Team includes six NCAA athletes and two participants in Opals camp

The Emerging Opals, Australia's team for the upcoming 2017 World University Games, includes six players from NCAA programs. The full roster: ...

2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

The 12-member roster for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team today was named after two days of training camp ...

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team announced

Finalists for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team were announced Monday after four days of trials that began on ...

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 ...

2017 USA U19 World Cup Team announced

Following four days of trials featuring 32 athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 2017 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mercury’s Sandy Brondello named head coach of Australian women’s national team

Basketball Australia appointed Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello to lead the Australian Opals. As a former Opal, Brondello won three straight Olympic ...

Dawn Staley named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020

Press conference video || Reactions from Staley's former coach and teammates USA Basketball announced South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley as the new ...

Australian basketball legend and former WNBA star Michele Timms inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Former Australian Opals star, three-time Olympian and Phoenix Mercury original Michele Timms was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame Class ...

Minnesota Lynx re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz

The Minnesota Lynx  re-signed free agent guard Anna Cruz. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  She will wear No. 51. “We ...

#Rio2016: USA wins sixth straight gold, beats Spain 101-72

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes || Seimone Augustus Video ||  Medal Presenters The USA won its sixth straight Olympic women's basketball gold ...
August 20, 2016 (Rio de Janeior) - Serbia after winning the bronze medal vs. France. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Serbia beats France 70-63 to win bronze

Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - In their first-ever Olympic games, the Serbian women’s national team came away with the bronze medal after ...

#Rio2016 Gold medal game notes: USA vs. Spain by the numbers

Gold Medal Game, 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT In order to win the gold medal, the USA will have to go through ...

#Rio2016: U.S. overcomes feisty French squad 86-67 to reach sixth-straight gold medal game

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Quotes RIO DE JANEIRO - Even though the U.S. defeated France by a hefty margin, 86-67, to ...

#Rio2016: Spain reaches medal round for first time, women’s basketball heydays are back for the Spaniards

RIO DE JANEIRO - With a 68-54 win over Serbia in the semifinals of the Rio Games, Spain is set to ...
August 14, 2016. Sue Bird. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016 Semifinal Game Notes: France vs. USA

France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m PT, Barra Carioca Arena 1 Full list of Rio Olympic broadcasters || NBC Stations/Streams The ...

#Rio2016: Statistical breakdown of teams in the semifinals

Semifinals Spain (5-1) vs. Serbia (3-3), 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT Barra Carioca Arena 1 France (4-2) vs. USA (6-0), 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m ...
August 9, 2016. Penny Taylor. Photo: FIBA.

#Rio2016: Rankings, Notes and Statistics of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals

Final Standings of Teams Ousted Before the Semifinals1 Ousted In Quarterfinals 5. Australia (5-1) Group A, lost to Serbia 6. Turkey (3-3) Group A, ...

#Rio2016: Sue Bird injury update

From USA Basketball: USA guard Sue Bird injured her right knee during the USA’s Aug. 16 game against Japan. She underwent an ...

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Social media recap: The Force is with Cal during Star Wars-themed doubleheader

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" official trailer Cal routed BYU Saturday evening 70-45 led by senior guard/forward Mikayla Cowling (21 points/8 rebounds) ... [+]
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Week of 12/4/17 Poll Roundup

Poll roundup for the week of Dec. 4, 2017 Associated Press UConn Texas Notre Dame Louisville South Carolina Mississippi State UCLA Baylor ... [+]

Oklahoma State gives Mississippi State their hardest battle yet, Bulldogs fight for 79-76 win

STARKVILLE, Miss. – In this week’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-0) etched out a 79-76 win against the ... [+]

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season. The new rules are related to the WNBA ... [+]

2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

The Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Trophy is presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success ... [+]

John R. Wooden Award 2017-18 Preseason Top 30 list announced

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Preseason Top 30 today. The list includes 30 student-athletes and chosen by a ... [+]

Oregon sweeps Player of the Week awards, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally earn honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.) 2 GP, 22.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 15-26 (.577), 5-8 ... [+]

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joins other unions to launch brand management and sports licensing agency

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joined unions from other leagues to launch a full-service brand management and sports licensing business ... [+]

Las Vegas wins the top pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Las Vegas won the 17th annual WNBA Draft Lottery giving the newly relocated team the top pick in the 2018 WNBA ... [+]
Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-06-2017

Watch list for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award announced https://t.co/naog1uGR7I #ncaaw -> Virginia freshman guard Amandine Toi to miss season due to ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Lisa Leslie Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural ... [+]
Katrina McClain speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on September 7, 2012 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Photo: Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA announce watch list candidates for inaugural 2018 Katrina McClain Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural 2018 ... [+]

NCAA releases latest Graduation Success Rate data, women’s basketball matches record-high

GSR Database (Search by school, conference, sport, year and/or state) The NCAA announced the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of all Division ... [+]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Cheryl Miller Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural ... [+]

Watch list announced for the inaugural Ann Meyers Drysdale Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the ... [+]

 

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