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Month: January 2011

Uppers, a downer and some warm fuzzies

Alana Beard stopped in to play ball with the Obamas.On the down side, since Beard left Louisiana, girl's basketball has been in a slump in that state.Tennessee:The Vols have several days off, and Coach Pat Summitt and superstar freshman Meighan…

Connecticut 87, Duke 51

Well, that was underwhelming.I don't think anyone thought Duke would remain undefeated after tonight - including, sadly, Coach Joanne McCallie herself - who said, "I mean, the outcome was never in question here. You all know that." But to get…

Phoenix Suns and Mercury Managing Partner Robert Sarver issues statement on Diana Taurasi

Phoenix Suns and Mercury Managing Partner Robert Sarver issued a statement about Diana Taurasi today. The Mercury star tested positive in December for the banned stimulant modafinil while playing overseas in Turkey. “Throughout the time I’ve known Diana, she has…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-31

Geno Auriemma On The Inexact Science Of Recruiting (courant.com) http://j.mp/fEAZu1 #ncaaw # 17-0 run carries Louisville women past Rutgers 56-45 (courier-journal.com) http://j.mp/essTO1 #ncaaw # Alabama Tide women are saying farewell to coliseum (tidesports.com) http://j.mp/fnISwi #ncaaw # Kansas women make ‘progress,’…

BIG

The biggest news of today, of course, was Baylor's at-the-wire win over Texas A&M, 63-60, in front of 13,162 raucous fans. The Aggies slowed Baylor's Brittney Griner, but they couldn't do the same to Odyssey Sims. The freshman lead all…

No. 1 Baylor sits atop the Big 12 after down-to-the-wire win over Texas A&M

Baylor freshman Odyssey Sims led all scorers with 25 points. Twitter Stream: No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0) beats No. 6 Texas A&M (18-2, 6-1) Photo Slideshow College Station, TEXAS – No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0) reigns in the Big 12…

Twitter Stream: No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0) beats No. 6 Texas A&M (18-2, 6-1)

Twitter Stream Aggielandia #baylor vs #tamu http://twitpic.com/3uwxrw President of both schools are here supporting their women’s bball teams: Dr. R. Bowen Loftin (Texas A&M) and Kenneth Starr (Baylor) #ncaaw Texas A&M pregame warm-up #ncaaw http://twitpic.com/3ux66h Baylor ready to hit the…

Nike Extravaganza 2011

It's on like Donkey Kong at Mater Dei High School this Friday:Girls Friday Session 3:00 pm Rosary vs. Mission Viejo 4:30 pm JSerra vs. The Bishops School 6:00 pm Orange Lutheran vs. Edison 7:30 pm Brea vs. Bishop Gorman 9:00…

Dymond Simon concussion?

Arizona State's Dymond Simon may have a concussion after a collision yesterday in her team's win over USC at Galen Center in Los Angeles. IM in OC reports that Simon ran into a blind screen set by Trojan freshman Cassie…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-01-30

Game Digest: No. 1 Baylor (18-1, 5-0) beats Texas Tech (16-3, 3-2) http://j.mp/dISru1 #ncaaw # NCAA DI – Yesterday's results http://j.mp/ejYXCm Today's games http://j.mp/dZzpom #ncaaw # C-USA Sunday afternoon matchup: UTEP at Southern Methodist underway at Moody Coliseum #ncaaw #…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-30

Yesterday's results http://j.mp/ePNf09 Today's games http://j.mp/f4tOFB #ncaaw # Baylor at Texas A&M preview: Records already set in upcoming battle of the Big 12 unbeatens (hoopfeed.com) http://j.mp/hNIFOn #ncaaw # A&M's Gary Blair: "I’m so excited & for once in my life…

Edison 46, Troy 32

Southern Section Division 1A's top two teams - the Edison Chargers and Troy Warriors - faced off at on Troy's home court in Fullerton tonight.Edison came into the game with a 19-2 record, with losses to Cajon and La Jolla…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-29

No. 4 Stanford tops Oregon, 91-56, Ogwumike sisters combine for 18 pts, 11 rebs in 1st half (gostanford.com) http://j.mp/ibfAZc #ncaaw # Morris scores 21 as No. 11 UCLA beats Arizona State 70-60 (AP) http://j.mp/h3jkxr #ncaaw # Kentucky picks up 74-68…

Baylor at Texas A&M: Records already set in upcoming battle of the Big 12 unbeatens

at No. 6 Texas A&M (18-1, 6-0) hosts No. 1 Baylor (18-1, 5-0) Sunday, January 30, 2011, Reed Arena (12,292) Tip-Off: 12:00 p.m. CST TV: FSN Video/audio/live stats: www.AggieAthletics.com or www.BaylorBears.com Radio: Texas A&M Sports Network (KZNE 1150 AM); 1660…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-28

Rutgers-UConn: It Wasn't Like "The Old Days (courant.com) http://j.mp/fMKiLQ #ncaaw # Duke Blue Devils freshmen already making big impact (espn.com) http://j.mp/flU32w #ncaaw # Navy tops American, 57-46, to keep first place in Patriot League (washingtonpost.com) http://j.mp/dZNmFw #ncaaw # Hailey leads…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-27

NCAA DI – Yesterday's results http://j.mp/fluW0X Today's games http://j.mp/g7cKLW #ncaaw # Iowa State takes on Nebraska in Lincoln (desmoinesregister.com) http://j.mp/dWz3M4 #ncaaw # USA TODAY ESPN Division II Top 25 women's basketball poll for 1/25/11 http://j.mp/dF2H1y #ncaaw # Defense essential to…

Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award finalists announced

Twenty NCAA Division I women’s basketball players who excel both on and off the court were selected as finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in basketball. Students must excel in four areas – community, classroom, character and competition. The…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-26

UNC women’s basketball adjusts to Breland’s absence (dailytarheel.com) http://j.mp/hjdT1t #ncaaw # Hampton uses strong second half to beat FAMU, 59-47 (hamptonpirates.com) http://j.mp/g9moIq #ncaaw #hbcu # No. 8 WVU women begin tough road stretch (thedaonline.com) http://j.mp/hnNR7E #ncaaw # Texas Tech asst.…

Lower level seats sold out for Sunday’s Baylor at Texas A&M game, other tickets for Battle of the Brazos selling fast

vs. Sunday’s Big 12 matchup between No. 1 Baylor at No. 6 Texas A&M is shaping up to be a hot ticket in College Station. All reserved seats in the lower level for the Battle of the Brazos series showdown…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-25

LA Sparks guard Andrea Riley is pregnant http://j.mp/eVUdBR #wnba # Photo Slideshow: Texas Tech at Baylor, January 22, 2011 (hoopfeed.com) http://j.mp/e0L4tt #ncaaw # Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 01-23-2011 http://j.mp/hPNzIh # Sunday news digest http://j.mp/fIWIuO #ncaaw #wnba #…

Former UConn forward Samarie Walker to play at Kentucky

After days of speculation about whether or not former UConn forward Samarie Walker would play for Kentucky after transferring to the school recently, the head coach of the Wildcats announced that she would begin playing for his team following the…

AP Poll: Baylor still No. 1, top five remain the same

The top five teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll remain the same as last week. Baylor leads followed by Connecticut , Duke, Stanford and Tennessee. Georgia Tech enters the poll at No. 25. Iowa State fell to No.…

Conference USA nail-biter: Southern Methodist survives furious UTEP rally

SMU’s Alisha Filmore and Akil Simpson DALLAS – Southern Methodist University survived a nail-biter of a game Sunday afternoon against a determined University of Texas at El Paso squad. The Mustangs eked out an 81-79 win on free throws from…

LA Sparks guard Andrea Riley is pregnant

Los Angeles Sparks guard Andrea Riley is pregnant. The former Oklahoma State star who entered the WNBA last season indicated via Twitter in messages to her teammates Ticha Penicheiro and Tina Thompson that the baby is a girl and is…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-01-24

Game Digest: No. 1 Baylor (18-1, 5-0) beats Texas Tech (16-3, 3-2) http://j.mp/dISru1 #ncaaw # NCAA DI – Yesterday's results http://j.mp/ejYXCm Today's games http://j.mp/dZzpom #ncaaw # C-USA Sunday afternoon matchup: UTEP at Southern Methodist underway at Moody Coliseum #ncaaw #…