Sunday, June 24th, 2018
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USC 75, Pepperdine 71 (OT)

Malibu - USC surged in overtime to beat Pepperdine today, 75-71.The Trojans came in at 4-5, after losing two games by a total of three points ...

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Pat Summitt’s assistant coaches playing even bigger roles

Amazing story by Mechelle Voepel on the enhanced roles of assistant coaches Holly Warlick, Mickie DeMoss and Dean Lockwood. So many ...

San Diego State basketball will move to the Big West in 2013

San Diego State basketball dumps the Mountain West Conference for the Big West Conference in two years. I couldn't be happier. ...

Murry Bergtraum team "doing it for Chicken"

The remaining members of the Murry Bergtraum basketball team are striving to win this season for Tayshana Murphy - their teammate ...

Katie Collier cleared to play (!!)

A true blessing: Katie Collier, the top-ranked Seattle recruit who was fighting leukemia earlier this fall, has been cleared to play. ...

Maggie Dixon Classic goodness

A great day at Madison Square Garden today, for the Maggie Dixon Classic.St. John's made #1 Baylor work in the first ...

Jim Littell will head Oklahoma State program

Associate head coach Jim Littell will be Oklahoma State's head coach, the University has announced. He has been interim head coach ...

Buffalo high school team suspended for repeatedly using racial slurs

Unbelievable: the entire Kenmore East High School basketball team has been suspended due to their repeated use of the N-word in ...

Ariel Massengale out 2-3 weeks after finger dislocation

Tennessee starting point guard Ariel Massengale sustained a dislocated finger in practice yesterday, and will be out 2-3 weeks. I'm bummed ...

Quirks and upsets

Love this piece about University of Washington assistant coach Mike Neighbors - a self-described quirk:"He puts a lot of time into ...

Top recruit Rachel Hollivay leaves team; Coach Yolanda Moore fired

Some serious drama in Mississippi this week, as top 2012 recruit Rachel Hollivay left her Heritage Academy high school team, and ...

Junior college rankings

This week's top 20:1 Trinity Valley Community College 2 Northwest Florida State College 3 Hutchinson Community ...

Big East takes on five more schools

The Big East added five more schools today: the University of Central Florida, the University of Houston, Southern Methodist University, Boise ...

Pat Summitt receives the SI award in New York

Legendary Coach Pat Summitt received the Sports Illustrated Sportswoman of the Year Award tonight in New York. She was introduced by ...

Powerade Fab 50 rankings: week one

Here we go, ladies and gentlemen: the first installment of the national high school rankings for this season. Here's the top ...

ESPN/USA Today poll for the week

This week's poll doesn't have too many changes, but check out Delaware dropping in:1. Baylor2. Connecticut3. Notre Dame4. Stanford5. Duke6. Maryland7. ...

Coaches to watch for: mid-majors

Inspired recently by a list of "coaches to watch out for" by a large media outlet, I asked one of the ...

Nike Tournament of Champions preview

ESPN says this year's Nike TOC will showcase the strongest field ever.Bonus:#9 Miami needed two overtimes to take out #12 Rutgers, ...

Pat Summitt is Sports Illustrated’s sportswoman of the year

She of 1,075 wins - the most of any college coach ever - wins Sports Illustrated's sportswoman of the year award ...

Ranked and unranked wrap up

Ranked news:#16 Purdue handed #4 Texas A&M its first loss, 60-51.#10 Kentucky dominated #11 Louisville from jump, to the tune of ...

USC hands Gonzaga a rare home loss: 58-51

Spokane, Wash. - USC went on a 13-2 run in the last five minutes of the game to beat Gonzaga 58-51 ...

Say what? Pac-12 standings so far

As of right this minute, here's where things stand.....who would have thought?Team Conference OverallColorado - 0-0, 6-0Arizona - ...

Weekend madness

That Too Tall kid is pretty good: freshman Reshanda Gray's double-double propels Cal into the finals of their own weekend showcase. ...

#24 Gonzaga 73, Cal State Fullerton 60

Fun game to watch last night: my story and photos.Fullerton is young but tough, and they never give up, which I ...

In the midst of the season’s first lull

After all that Thanksgiving weekend tournament and game action, things have been a little quiet the last few days, and that's ...

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Obituary and memorial service information for Anne Donovan

From Andrews Funeral Home in Wilmington, NC: Anne Theresa Donovan died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018. She was born November 1, 1961 ... [+]

Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the day before the 2018 Final Four, the teams that made it to the national semifinals spoke ... [+]

A’ja Wilson wins Wade Trophy, WBCA All-Americans announced

Shorty after winning the Associated Press Player of the Year award, South Carolina's A’ja Wilson was honored with the 2018 Wade ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx to play preseason game vs. Washington Mystics in Des Moines

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the team will play a preseason game against the Washington Mystics in Des Moines, Iowa. The ... [+]

2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America Teams announced

Five players representing five different conferences were named to the 2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women's All-America first team. The 31st annual ... [+]

Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

Broadcast Information March 23, 2018 7 p.m. Oregon State vs. Baylor, Lexington Semifinal #1 Beth Mowins, Deb Antonelli, Allison Williams ESPN/ESPN App NC State vs. Mississippi State ... [+]

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the ... [+]

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head ... [+]

2017-18 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Girls Basketball selected

From Gatorade: The Gatorade State Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most outstanding high school ... [+]

2018 WBI 1st Round, Day 1 Recaps

Binghamton 70, Youngstown State 59 || Box score Playing on the road over 350 miles away from their home gym was no ... [+]

UConn-bound Christyn Williams wins 2018 Morgan Wootten Award

UConn-bound Christyn Williams is the winner of the 2018 Morgan Wootten Award. Presented by the McDonald’s All-American Game organizers, the honor ... [+]

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament to move to Las Vegas in 2019 and 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that its 2019 and 2020 Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be played in Las Vegas after a ... [+]

2018 USA Today Sports Women’s Basketball Awards

Player of the Year A’ja Wilson, South Carolina Coach of the Year Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame Freshman of the Year Chennedy Carter, Texas ... [+]

Phoenix Mercury acquires Briann January in trade with Indiana Fever

The Phoenix Mercury acquired Briann January from the Indiana Fever in exchange for the eighth-overall pick (first round) of the 2018 ... [+]

Minnesota Lynx acquires guard Danielle Robinson in trade with Phoenix Mercury

The Minnesota Lynx acquired guard Danielle Robinson and a 2019 second round draft pick from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for ... [+]