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Month: May 2010

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-31

Lady Vols on all Pilot Rocky Top League rosters (govolsxtra.com) http://j.mp/coCgbS #ncaaw # McFerrin Leading Memphis Women's Basketball in Exciting Direction (tigersportsteport.com) http://j.mp/chAnxE #ncaaw # Duke: Catching Up With Former Hoops Player Kira Orr (goduke.com) http://j.mp/cmzUAh #ncaaw # Southern Conference…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-30

Murphy hopes she's found WNBA home with Fever (indystar.com) http://j.mp/cDWAH7 #wnba # Tina Charles Off To Fast Start For The Sun (courant.com) http://j.mp/avKODZ #wnba # Healthy for a change, Renee Montgomery not one to rub it in (norwichbulletin.com) http://j.mp/d3rV4L #wnba…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-05-30

WNBA Players Not Afraid To Ask For Trades (courant.com) http://j.mp/9o5UI7 #wnba # Catchings helps Fever end opening drought (indystar.com) http://j.mp/8YiQXI #wnba # Silver Stars build a ‘Fantastic Four’ (mysa.com) http://j.mp/cs5FKV #wnba # Just can't hold back Holdsclaw (mysa.com) http://j.mp/9vOsrA #wnba…

Los Angeles Sparks outlast Washington Mystics, 81-75

Candace Parker recorded a season-high 30 points and ten rebounds in the Los Angeles Sparks’ 81-75 win over the Mystics Friday night in their home opener. It was the first win of the season for Los Angeles and proved to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-29

Louisville makes it official, adds transfer Cierra Robertson-Warren — 6-4 Center leaves North Carolina. http://j.mp/cgmuzt #ncaaw # Prairie View's new head coach Toyelle Wilson (@CoachToyelleW) has familiar face (chron.com) http://j.mp/93zE3A #ncaaw # Cal State San Marcos hires 1st women’s basketball…

San Antonio’s lack of defense key to New York road victory

Box score The veteran stars of San Antonio (2-2) failed to help the team secure a victory for the struggling franchise Friday night. The New York Liberty (2-2) beat the Silver Stars 77-71 in front of a crowd of 5,293…

Game Thread: Washington at Los Angeles, Friday, May 28, 2010

As the Sparks are warming up before the game, they all seem pretty loose and relaxed. There are plenty of hand slaps and even a few smiles. The Mystics all seem like they’re having a good warm-up too. A small…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-28

Field Announced for 2010 Preseason WNIT http://j.mp/ahGorv #ncaaw # Some tough Sun, Lynx players are close off-court (norwichbulletin.com) http://j.mp/9AWJTZ #wnba # The fine life of Czech basketball players (fiba.com) http://j.mp/aN7kMA #fiba # Mexico looks to Spain for women’s national team…

Another Tulsa signing on the horizon: Shock trade Shavonte Zellous to Fever, Indiana waives Allie Quigley

The Indiana Fever acquired second-year guard Shavonte Zellous from the Tulsa Shock, in exchange for a 2011 second-round draft pick. To accommodate the move on the Fever roster, Indiana waived Allie Quigley. A 5-10 guard from the University of Pittsburgh,…

Tulsa Shock’s “Faith Night,” moral codes and WNBA teams

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is set to sponsor the Tulsa Shock’s first ever Faith & Family Night on Friday, June 4 when the team takes on the Minnesota Lynx. “We are excited to partner with Oklahoma Wesleyan University in the unique…

Women’s college basketball attendance surpasses 11 million for 3rd straight year

The NCAA reported today that women’s basketball attendance surpassed 11 million for the third straight year. Attendance for the previous season was the second-highest total in history. Attendance for all three NCAA divisions was 11,134,738, just shy of the record…

Sophomore Jessica Pachko transfers from Marquette to Xavier

Jessica Pachko transferred from Marquette University to Xavier. The 6-foot-2 sophomore left the University at the end of the school year a few weeks ago. She was a starter for Marquette, averaging 9.7 points and six rebounds per game in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-27

More departures for Central Michigan (cm-life.com) http://j.mp/aA5b7x #ncaaw # Former Middle Tenn. All-American Alysha Clark named Sun Belt's top female student-athlete (murfreesboropost.com) http://j.mp/dyWko8 #ncaaw # 'Tis summer, college coaches r tweeting away. @ASUCoachCharli promises to step up her tweet game.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-26

Nicole Powell Settling Into New Home (fanhouse.com) http://j.mp/bl2IE5 #wnba # How to get a tourney: Make $1M guarantee. Officials say C-USA bet carries little risk for El Paso (elpasoinc.com) http://j.mp/c9J045 #ncaaw # UConn matchups next season: A look at the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-25

USA Basketball to hold final training camp before the World Championships in late Sept. in Hartford (courant.com) http://j.mp/d8qu5J #fiba # Catching up with Alyssia Brewer (hoopism.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/aNYYfT #ncaaw # Sun Stops Mystics While Atlanta Stays Perfect (womhoops.blogspot.com) http://j.mp/bOJE4C #wnba #…

Alexis Hornbuckle optimistic about Tulsa, happy for the return of DeMoss to Tennessee

As the only Tulsa Shock player with both college and WNBA championships under her belt, guard Alexis Hornbuckle is no stranger to success on the court. However, this season she faces the daunting task of melding with a cast of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-24

WNBA Players Not Afraid To Ask For Trades (courant.com) http://j.mp/9o5UI7 #wnba # Catchings helps Fever end opening drought (indystar.com) http://j.mp/8YiQXI #wnba # Silver Stars build a ‘Fantastic Four’ (mysa.com) http://j.mp/cs5FKV #wnba # Just can't hold back Holdsclaw (mysa.com) http://j.mp/9vOsrA #wnba…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-23

USF assistant Andrea Williams will be introduced as the new head coach at Air Force on Monday (tbo.com) http://j.mp/9MakmT #ncaaw # Drake coach Amy Stephens and hoops clinic bring fun to Haiti quake survivors (kcci.com) http://j.mp/chO5P8 #ncaaw # Darren Brunson…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-05-23

Northern Illinois won't seek money from former women's basketball coach Carol Owens (daily-chronicle.com) http://j.mp/9x2FTp #ncaaw # Tulsa Shock struggles with inexperience (tulsaworld.com) http://j.mp/bU46J2 #wnba # Sparks forward Tina Thompson nearing iconic stats (azcentral.com) http://j.mp/ab0iGS #wnba # Marion Jones returns to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-22

EuroLeague Women: Let the basketball world spin (fibaeurope.com) http://j.mp/dpy2gN #fiba # Arizona State signs Olivia Major and Olivia Simmons (thesundevils.com) http://j.mp/bfQNh1 #ncaaw # Former Mercury player Michele Timms among basketball legends named as Youth Olympic Role Models (fiba.com) http://j.mp/dw8pO0 #wnba…

San Antonio Silver Stars sign Chamique Holdsclaw, waive Belinda Snell

Just days after the Atlanta Dream waived veteran forward Chamique Holdsclaw, the San Antonio Silver Stars signed the former Tennessee Lady Vol star. In order to make room for Holdsclaw on its 11-woman roster, San Antonio cut Australian guard Belinda…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-21

Clemson Women's Basketball Adds Chris Long to Staff (clemsontigers.com) http://j.mp/cZjcfP #ncaaw # Hawaii signs Sacred Heart Cathedral (Calif.) High School forward Kamilah Jackson (starbulletin.com) http://j.mp/c7Hzyx #ncaaw # Mississippi: Renee Ladner receives contract extension (OleMissSports.com) http://j.mp/bpkp9u #ncaaw # Ball State hires…

Video: U.S. Congress honors Division II Champions, Emporia State Lady Hornets

The U.S. Congress voted 407-1 to pass a resolution honoring DII Champions Emporia State University on Wednesday. Rep. Jerry Moran, (R-Kan.) introduced the resolution, H.Res. 1292. “Congratulations to the Lady Hornets, whose victory is a testament to the power of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-20

Little experience, but plenty of it for Taren Martin, new Eureka coach (pjstar.com) http://j.mp/cCTL4q #ncaaw # New-look UNT women to emphasize defense (dentonrc.com) http://j.mp/9xWiOi #ncaaw # New UNH coach Maureen Magarity brings youth, enthusiasm (seacoastonline.com) http://j.mp/aFUH80 #ncaaw # Kendra Seto…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-05-19

Kellie Harper returns to WNC on trip (citizen-times.com) http://j.mp/agnHhp #ncaaw # Kendra Seto leaves Vermont women's basketball team (burlingtonfreepress.com) http://j.mp/aJaVn2 #ncaaw # Former Maine Basketball Player Katie Whittier Bags Fifth Place in Miss USA Pageant (NESN.com) http://j.mp/dCHZMZ #ncaaw # Pitt:…