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Marion Jones seeking a pro basketball career

Marion Jones is training for a professional basketball career in Europe according to Fanhouse.com. The former world champion track and field athlete trains in San Antonio. She helped North Carolina win the NCAA basketball championship in 1994 when she was…

Baylor’s Brittney Griner Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week, Oklahoma State’s Andrea Riley is Player of the Week

Baylor freshman Brittney Griner picked up her first Big 12 Freshman of the Week award while Oklahoma State’s Andrea Riley earned the Player of the Week honor. A media panel voted on games from November 23-29. Riley was honored for…

Women’s college basketball streaming and TV schedule for the week

Game Time (ET) TV/Streaming Tuesday, December 1, 2009 James Madision vs Liberty 7:00 p.m. Flames Television Network Wednesday, December 2, 2009 Georgia Tech vs Penn State 6:30 p.m. Big Ten Network Vanderbilt vs Wright State 7:00 p.m. HorizonLeagueNetwork.tv Evansville vs…

World Vision Classic Results and All-Stars

November 27-29, 2009 Waco, Texas Host: Baylor University Tournament All-Stars Brittney Griner (Baylor) Melissa Jones (Baylor) Morghan Medlock (Baylor) Jenna Plumley (Lamar) Trashanna Smith (Lamar) Rachelle Kloke (Idaho) Results Friday Lamar 66, Louisiana 58 Box Score | Postgame Quotes Baylor…

World Vision Classic Day 1: Baylor and Lamar win

Louisiana 58 Lamar 66 The first day of the World Vision Classic featured a close match and a blowout. Lamar and Louisiana-Lafayette kicked off the Baylor-hosted tournament in Waco in a tumultuous game with several lead changes and nine ties.…

World Vision Classic kicks off at Baylor

WACO, Texas — The World Vision Classic kicks off today in Waco, Texas. In addition to host Baylor, teams participating in the tournament include Idaho, Louisiana-Lafayette and Lamar. Each team will play three days in a round-robin format. Audio, Streaming…

Thanksgiving tournament mania roundup

Thanksgiving tournament mania is upon us. There are three main categories of tournaments: those sponsored or organized by Basketball Travelers Inc. , corporate sponsored tourneys and school-hosted events. Here is a list of most of the major tournaments this Thanksgiving…

Video: Brittney Griner Dunks in Lady Bears’ Victory

Nov. 24, 2009 – Brittney Griner became just the seventh female to dunk in an NCAA regular-season game in a 104-45 Baylor victory over Jacksonville State. She finished with 20 points, six rebounds and eight blocked shots in 21 minutes.…

Spartak releases Lauren Jackson, star will suit up for Canberra

Lauren Jackson is close to signing a deal to play with the Canberra Capitals for the rest of the WNBL season.  Just last week, Capitals coach Carrie Graf and Jackson’s agent indicated that the WNBA star might stay in her…

Women’s college basketball streaming and TV schedule for the week

Tuesday, November 24 UW-Green Bay at Wisconsin, 9:00 p.m., Big Ten Network (TV) DePaul at Northwestern, 9:00 PM, bigtennetwork.com Wednesday, November 25 UNC-Greensboro at Ohio State, 7:00 p.m., bigtennetwork.com, WOSU Friday, November 27 College of Charleston at Northwestern (HD), 6:30…

Top 25 roundup: Today’s schedule and game notes

7:00 pm EST Charlotte || Game Notes || Audio vs. (11) Duke || Game Notes Mississippi Valley St vs. (9) Xavier || Game Notes Full Scoreboard of all teams

Goodbye Sacramento Monarchs, Hello Bay Area?

The WNBA Sacramento Monarchs folded as of Friday morning. Team officials might be looking to move the team to the Bay area. "I am shocked!" general manager and head coach John Whisenant told the television station News10.  "Joe and Gavin…

Top 25 roundup: Today’s schedule and game notes

7:00 pm EST (1) Connecticut || Game Notes || Game Day Central vs. Holy Cross || Game Notes Stetson || Game Notes vs. (13) Florida St. || Game Notes 8:00 pm EST North Texas || Game Notes vs Texas ||…

Ohio State to host Oklahoma State in Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament

Ohio State defeated West Virginia 92-69 in Columbus, Ohio, in the semifinals of the Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 3 in the nation, created a 17-0 lead in the first four minutes before West Virginia could…

Top 25 roundup: Today’s schedule and game notes

Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:00 p.m. ET Notre Dame || Game Notes vs. Michigan St || Game Notes   7:00 p.m. ET West Virginia || Game Notes vs. Ohio St || Game Notes   7:00 p.m. ET Georgia Southern|| Game Notes…

Candidates on the 2009-10 Naismith Trophy preseason watch list announced

The Atlanta Tip Off Club announced the 50 candidates on the 2009-10 Naismith Trophy preseason watch list Wednesday. The club’s Board of Selectors compiles the list and bases its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for…

Will Lauren Jackson skip Russia and play for the Canberra Capitals?

Lauren Jackson’s fans in her home country are now getting a taste of what Seattle Storm faithful endured last spring when her future with the team seemed to be in limbo. Jackson, who had plans to play for Spartak Moscow…

Tragic loss for a young player in San Antonio, South Texas Hoyas spearhead support

Update: WNBA player Charde Houston of the Minnesota Lynx set up an online fundraiser to help the young basketball player and her younger brother. Houston’s organization Project Y.O.U. has more information and donation details: Project Y.O.U. fundraiser. While the nation’s…

Loyola Marymount rebounds from loss at SMU, sets record for threes in win over Long Beach State

Just three days after losing their season opener in Dallas against Southern Methodist University 1,400 miles from their home turf of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount rebounded with a 75-70 win over Long Beach State. In the final leg of a…

Division I Conferences: Players of the Week roundup

ACC Miami’s Riquna Williams and Wake Forest’s Sandra Garcia were named Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Player and Rookie of the Week. America East UMBC sophomore guard Michelle Kurowski and University of Vermont freshman forward Kendra Seto earned Women’s Basketball…

Robin Roberts wins Walter Camp Football Foundation "Distinguished American" Award

Former Southeastern Louisiana women’s basketball player Robin Roberts, accomplished student-athlete, media personality, author and breast-cancer survivor, is the 2009 recipient of the Walter Camp Football Foundation "Distinguished American" Award. The Walter Camp "Distinguished American" award is presented each year to…

The week ahead: Next games for the Top 25 and TV Schedule

Next games for the Top 25 || Top 25 Capsules Connecticut (1-0), Tuesday vs #11 Texas (1-0) – ESPNU Road to the Championship Stanford (1-0), Thursday vs. Pepperdine (1-0) North Carolina (1-0),  Wednesday vs. Coastal Carolina (1-0) Ohio State (2-0), …

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Updates for week ending 2009-11-15

Five burning questions for the 2009-10 women's basketball season (ESPN) http://j.mp/1pU9Oz #ncaaw # Women basketball players to get summer league in Knoxville (scout.com) http://j.mp/32Ymo3 # Wichita State: Coach Jody Adams waiting for women to stabilize (Wichita Eagle) http://j.mp/2ovQGc #ncaaw #…

Huskies vs. Huskies in Saturday’s highlight game when UConn hosts Northeastern

Northeastern University Huskies (0-0) vs. (1) University of Connecticut Huskies (0-0) 2 p.m. ET, Gampel Pavilion (10,167), Storrs, Connecticut TV: CPTV Radio: WICC-AM 600, WINE-940 AM, WTIC-AM 1080 Web: www.UConnHuskies.com Broadcasters: TV: Bob Picozzi and Meghan Culmo; Radio: Bob Joyce…

Elliott’s 18 lead Southern Methodist past Loyola Marymount

DALLAS – Christine Elliott dominated in a lopsided contest in Southern Methodist’s first game of the season. The reigning Conference USA champions never trailed in the 78-58 victory over Loyola Marymount on SMU’s home court in Dallas at Moody Coliseum.…