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Month: November 2010

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-30

No. 14 Tar Heels dominate Hawaii, 91-57 (tarheelblue.com) http://j.mp/fQ126U #ncaaw # SIUE women surprise Billikens (thetelegraph.com) http://j.mp/gHYwch #ncaaw # Austin Peay: Another drought proves costly in 76-64 loss to Southern Illinois (theleafchronicle.com) http://j.mp/gTmstZ #ncaaw # Redmon helps Gonzaga edge Wash.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-29

Robinson's late scoring surge lifts Nevada past San Diego State St. (rgj.com) http://j.mp/h8KSz4 #ncaaw # Auriemma takes postgame jabs at Dolson, Summitt (ctnews.com) http://j.mp/gF3Bwk #ncaaw # No. 15 FSU tops Arizona State with late run, 65-55 (AP) http://j.mp/ikj1qD #ncaaw #…

CSUN falls to Chattanooga at Woodland Hills Holiday Inn Classic

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – Chattanooga used shooting and defense to edge Cal State Northridge in the consolation final of the Woodland Hills Holiday Inn Basketball Classic 2010, 74-68. Both teams started out slow offensively, taking turns missing baskets. But then Whitney…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-11-28

Nebraska: Huskers survive on Kelley free throws, Hooper's 3 (huskerextra.com) http://j.mp/95BMWj #ncaaw # Adams leads No. 8 Texas A&M to easy win at Rice (AP) http://j.mp/9aPh1A #ncaaw # Providence: Friars overpower Hartford in non-conference play, 75-53, win 3rd straight (friars.com)…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-28

Nebraska: Freshman Jordan Hooper leads Huskers past Nebraska-Omaha (huskers.com) http://j.mp/hHaKja #ncaaw # Wisconsin-Green Bay hands Penn State its 1st loss of the season, 79-74 (greenbayphoenix.com) http://j.mp/e4tO5l #ncaaw # Robinson's late 3 pushes Nevada past N.C. State (rgj.com) http://j.mp/hGNrll #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-27

FGCU: Hansen’s career-high performance leads Eagles past Virgina Tech at Caribbean Challenge (fgcuathletics.com) http://j.mp/hx3dFV #ncaaw # Iowa overcomes deficit to beat James Madison 67-61 at Caribbean Challenge (hawkeyesports.com) http://j.mp/fvXidv #ncaaw # Georgetown: McNutt Scores 24 in Williams-Flournoy’s 100th Victory (guhoyas.com)…

Griner has career high in Baylor rout of Liberty

Baylor’s Brittney Griner shoots over a Liberty player.  Photo: © Cheryl Vorhis Photo Gallery WACO, Texas – After breaking her school’s career shot-blocking record earlier in the week, Baylor center Brittney Griner continued her swatting ways with seven blocks in…

Purdue: Drey Mingo’s condition upgraded to fair

From the Purdue Athletic Department: Drey Mingo’s condition has been upgraded to fair as of this morning. Fair condition is defined as vital signs being stable and within normal limits with favorable indicators; the patient is conscious, but may be…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-26

Sydney Uni Flames Amy Denson picks up first WNBL Player of the Month Award (wnbl.com.au) http://j.mp/frj6PF #wnbl # Canberra TransACT Capitals coach Carrie Graf takes first WNBL Coach of the Month Award (wnbl.com.au) http://j.mp/f6x6fE #wnbl # Freshman Jordan Hooper finds…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-25

USC Trojans defeat No. 17 Georgia, 71-63 http://j.mp/fVEwB7 #ncaaw Ashley Corral w/15 pts, Jacki Gemelos w/ 14 pts for USC # Tuesday news recap: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 11-24-2010 http://j.mp/gIjlS4 # Griner on her shot-blocking record last night: “This…

Caribbean Challenge schedule revised after Purdue cancellation

In light of Purdue University’s decision to cancel travel to the Caribbean Challenge in Mexico, tournament officials revised the schedule. The team made the choice to stay home Tuesday night after Drey Mingo was hospitalized with meningitis. “Our prayers are…

Purdue pulls out of tourney in Mexico after junior Drey Mingo hospitalized with meningitis

Purdue  pulled out of the Caribbean Challenge tournament in Playa del Carmen, Mexico after a player was hospitalized with meningitis. Drey Mingo, a redshirt junior from Atlanta, remains hospitalized in stable but critical condition this morning. She was admitted Tuesday…

Griner on her shot-blocking record last night: “This one’s a little special”

Brittney Griner , Kim Mulkey and Melissa Jones joke around postgame. Photo: © Cheryl Vorhis Photo gallery | Box Score | Highlights | Video: Postgame Press Conference WACO, Texas — As Brittney Griner waited for the press to set up…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-24

Texas A&M: Adams, Aggies beat Liberty 81-49 (AP) http://j.mp/dEvMSl #ncaaw # South Florida: Juco transfer Andrea Smith drops 33 in 67-49 win over Auburn (gousfbulls.com) http://j.mp/eKoWBm #ncaaw # UNCW remains undefeated. Blackwell leads Seahawks in win over over High Point,…

Baylor routs Texas Southern, 100-43. Griner sets record.

Baylor’s Brittney Griner and Brooklyn Pope.  Photo: © Cheryl Vorhis Photo gallery | Box Score | Highlights | Video: Postgame Press Conference WACO, Texas – The No. 2 Baylor Lady Bears handily defeated SWAC conference team Texas Southern Tuesday night…

Video: UNCW coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke Post-Game Vs. High Point, 11-22-10

Cooper-Dyke Post-Game Vs. High Point, 11-22-10 UNCW Athletics: Senior forward Brittany Blackwell poured in a career-high 28 points and keyed a second-half surge to power UNCW over High Point, 72-69, in the women’s basketball home opener for the Seahawks on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-23

# 15 UCLA 65, UC Davis 49 Recap http://j.mp/a9A5Nd #ncaaw # USC take down the 49ers at home (dailytrojan.com) http://j.mp/cyuhQV #ncaaw # Big 4 women's basketball: Iowa State tops Northern Iowa (desmoinesregister.com) http://j.mp/dsUjIG #ncaaw # Kansas: Jayhawks stave off Wisconsin…

Baylor sophomore Shanay Washington out for season after tearing ACL

From Baylor: Baylor’s women’s basketball sophomore Shanay Washington has been lost for 2010-11 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee in practice on Saturday. A date for surgery has yet to be determined.  Washington, a…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-22

Nebraska: Huskers survive on Kelley free throws, Hooper's 3 (huskerextra.com) http://j.mp/95BMWj #ncaaw # Adams leads No. 8 Texas A&M to easy win at Rice (AP) http://j.mp/9aPh1A #ncaaw # Providence: Friars overpower Hartford in non-conference play, 75-53, win 3rd straight (friars.com)…

Purdue wins Preseason WNIT, moves to 4-0 on the season

Purdue won the Preseason WNIT beating DePaul 67-58. The Boilermakers move to 4-0 on the season. Brittany Rayburn led Purdue with 21 points and was named the tournament MVP. Forward Drey Mingo was named to the all-tournament team. She finished…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2010-11-21

Tulane opens with 72-62 win over South Alabama (nola.com) http://j.mp/cGnu6D #ncaaw # Oregon State begins new era with 71-39 rout of Long Beach State (gazettetimes.com) http://j.mp/bdYiuY #ncaaw # NC State: Amber White shoots Wolfpack over Creighton (gopack.com) http://j.mp/9E6Qkq #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-21

Khadijah Rushdan’s late jumper saves Rutgers (mycentraljersey.com) http://j.mp/dto3wA #ncaaw # UALR defeats Louisiana Tech 59-55 (ualrtojans.com) http://j.mp/d1ecPM #ncaaw # Oklahoma dominates Western Illinois (oudaily.com) http://j.mp/bJthq2 #ncaaw # Western Michigan struggles early in loss to Detroit (mlive.com) http://j.mp/9ZcoeG #ncaaw # No.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-20

Redshirt freshman Stephanie leads Vanderbilt to 70-60 win over Samford (AP) http://j.mp/cVb00G #ncaaw # Tennessee: 'Ugly' even in victory for Summitt (govolsxtra.com) http://j.mp/bqGabM #ncaaw # Maryland women go back to the basics (washingtonpost.com) http://j.mp/blJkb9 #ncaaw # Notre Dame: Irish let…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2010-11-19

Rutgers will try and protect its turf against Princeton (mycentraljersey.com) http://j.mp/9WNY2n #ncaaw # UConn: Hartley attack (journalinquirer.com) http://j.mp/cWLFiQ #ncaaw # Patriot League Women's Basketball recap – 11.17.10 (patriotleague.org) http://j.mp/bcEEjh #ncaaw # Wisconsin: Badger team is in search of a rival…

From Russia to the Midwest, Pokey Chatman expects nothing less than success

College coaches who make the career transition to leading a team on the professional level do not always meet with success. Faced with the reality of more fragile job security and owners who seek fast results of underperforming teams, many…