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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-31

Pohlen's buzzer beater lifts Stanford past Xavier (AP) http://j.mp/aWdZCu #ncaaw # Thriller to the very end, Pohlen's layup sends Cardinal to Final Four (sfgate.com) http://j.mp/chK4xR #ncaaw # Late run propels Baylor women past Duke to Final 4, 51-48 (Wacotrib.com) http://j.mp/as2WfV…

Slideshow: Baylor’s support group — fans, family, band, cheerleaders

Photos:  © Cheryl Vorhis (@cvorhisphoto), cvorhisphotography.com

And then there were four

  Young Baylor team takes down Duke, 51-48 Coach Kim Mulkey on her young team: The thing I get to do is coach kids that believe in what we do and allow me to get on them, challenge them and…

A done mega-deal: Cappie heads to the Big Apple

News broke last night that WNBA star and Phoenix Mercury guard Cappie Pondexter was the superglue of a major three-team trade. Rumors of the deal surfaced weeks ago with speculation that Pondexter demanded the trade or would sit out the…

Tulsa Shock jerseys to be unveiled Wednesday, Chicago Sky seals deal with Comcast

The public will get a peek at the jerseys of the Tulsa Shock on Wednesday at noon when the team holds a unveiling ceremony featuring players Alexis Hornbuckle, Marion Jones and Plenette Pierson. A partnership announcement between the team and…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-30

A Husker heartbreaker, Kentucky sent Nebraska packing (omaha.com) http://j.mp/cAv9tc #ncaaw # Huskers' remarkable run ended in the Sweet 16 as Nebraska fell to No. 4 seed Kentucky 76-67 (omaha.com) http://j.mp/aGZxTA #ncaaw # Photo Gallery: Nebraska vs. Kentucky (omaha.com) http://j.mp/co43bY #ncaaw…

WNIT Results, Sunday, March 28, 2010

Sunday, March 28 Miami 73, Providence 65 Michigan 78, Syracuse  52 Illinois State 53, Illinois 51 Semifinals Wednesday, March 31 Miami at Michigan, 7 p.m. ET Thursday, April 1 Cal at Illinois State, 8:05 p.m. ET

Monday tidbits: Obama’s bracket life, the return of Pokey (?), and an overpaid AD

Obama’s bracket still alive, barely President Obama’s bracket on ESPN is only half busted. Two of his teams are still in the mix, Connecticut and Stanford. However, his other Final Four choices, Tennessee and Nebraska, suffered losses this past weekend.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-29

Xavier pushes past Gonzaga to reach regional final (AP) http://j.mp/9wnQHh #ncaaw # California Dominates BYU, 76-50, to Advance to WNIT Semifinals http://j.mp/bbbMm7 #ncaaw #wnit # Notre Dame: Irish, Sooners have changed since last clash (South Bend Tribune) http://j.mp/bW8JIK #ncaaw #…

Anne Donovan leaving New York Liberty to coach Seton Hall

Hall of Famer Anne Donovan, coach of the WNBA New York Liberty, is set to take over at Seton Hall. The hiring was first reported by  The Record of Hackensack on its website Sunday night. Just a few hours after…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-28

Nebraska: Kelley steps to forefront for top-seeded Huskers (AP) http://j.mp/9Q43hm #ncaaw # Nebraska, Yori benefiting from team's deep run (huskerextra.com) http://j.mp/bBj3T7 #ncaaw # Nebraska Huskers feeling less pressure this week(huskerextra.com) http://j.mp/duRcgp #ncaaw # Sooners get anticipated rematch with Irish (AP)…

WNIT Results, Saturday, March 27. Upcoming schedule.

Quarterfinal Saturday, March 27 Cal 76, BYU 50, Recap | Box Score Upcoming Sunday, March 28 Miami at Providence, 2 p.m. ET, Previews: Miami || Providence Syracuse at Michigan, 2 p.m. ET, Previews: Syracuse || Michigan Illinois at Illinois State,…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Updates for week ending 2010-03-28

Utes to face St. Mary’s in WNIT today (Salt Lake Tribune) http://j.mp/byrJgN #ncaaw # St. Mary’s opens WNIT vs.Utah at home (smcgaels.com) http://j.mp/a4J2dI #wnit #ncaaw # Maya Moore a constant during Connecticut’s win streak (ajc.com) http://j.mp/9khQrt #ncaaw # UConn Women…

Memphis update: Lindsay Werntz reports on the atmosphere of open practices

NCAA Sweet 16, Memphis Region Baylor The Baylor women’s basketball team had a rather relaxed atmosphere this afternoon at their open practice. Coach Mulkey did not say a whole lot to her team . She ran a couple of half…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-27

Miami Continues Postseason Run with 84-77 Win Over NC A&T in WNIT http://j.mp/boQd7z #ncaaw # WNIT quarterfinals set http://j.mp/b4eClu #ncaaw #wnit # Two sisters, one award. Nneke talks about Chiney, the Gatorade Player of the Year. Plus video of Skype…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-26

Rutgers: Potential shows through despite down season (Daily Targum) http://j.mp/cWHMSf #ncaaw # Fort Lewis and Emporia State to battle for Division II title (hoopfeed.com) http://j.mp/d7c0Mk #ncaaw # Saw a clerk at Peter Pan Bus station, Northampton, MA wearing a Nebraska…

Who is the all-time greatest girls high school basketball player? Vote.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Gatorade wants fans to vote for the All-Time Greatest Girls Basketball Player of the Year at www.gatorade.com/POY25. To keep up to date on the latest…

WNIT quarterfinals set

Third Round results Thursday, March 25 Providence 77, Maryland 64 Miami 84, North Carolina A&T 77 Michigan 65, Northwestern 44 Illinois State 71, Kansas 51 Illinois 65, Missouri State 53 BYU 67, Wyoming 63 Cal 71, Oregon 57 Friday, March…

Two sisters, one award. Nneke talks about Chiney, the 2009-10 Gatorade Player of the Year

Already known as a dynamic duo of women’s basketball, sisters Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike added to their resume of hoop accomplishments with the younger sibling earning this year’s Gatorade High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year award. Nneka won…

Slideshow: San Diego State vs. West Virginia, March 23, 2010

Photos: © Cheryl Vorhis (@cvorhisphoto), cvorhisphotography.com Final Stats |  Quotes |  Notes

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-03-25

No. 11 Aztecs do it again, upset West Virginia (AP) http://j.mp/bC48No #ncaaw # Union, Tenn., wins fifth women's NAIA title (AP) http://j.mp/cHHiZ9 #ncaaw # BYU women advance, Utah loses in WNIT (Deseret News) http://j.mp/aanf5v #ncaaw # Huskers move into Sweet…

Happy Birthday Sheryl Swoopes!

Sheryl SwoopesUrban Style | MySpace Video Sheryl Denise Swoopes, born March 25, 1971

Happy Birthday Sheryl Swoopes!

Sheryl SwoopesUrban Style | MySpace Video Sheryl Denise Swoopes, born March 25, 1971

Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini on Connie Yori’s team

Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini on how the Nebraska women’s basketball team’s winning ways has made it a target for other squads. “That’s why it was pretty special what the women’s basketball team was able to accomplish,” he said. “That’s…

Fort Lewis and Emporia State to battle for Division II title

The No. 6 Fort Lewis Skyhawks advanced to the NCAA Division II National Championship Game with a 79-64  win over the No. 2 Franklin Pierce University Ravens. The Skyhawks held the National Player of the Year, Franklin Pierce’s Johannah Leedham,…