Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-08-21

  • Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 08-14-11 http://t.co/MrWUxWU #
  • World University Games: USA Women roll to 112-53 opening victory over Brazil http://t.co/rYuE4XN #
  • Fever's Tamika Catchings tops 5,000 points, ties career high in win over Liberty (indystar.com) hpfd.tk/qQDsCQ #wnba #
  • Sun Hold On, Defeat Mystics, 82-75 (courant.com) http://t.co/mSmKxv1 #wnba #
  • Atlanta routs Seattle Storm 92-63 for season sweep (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/rzY3xZY #wnba #
  • Game thread: Atlanta at Seattle (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/UfA6BP6 #wnba #
  • The women of Rucker Park (espnw.com) http://t.co/7aXsS1u #
  • Cynthia Cooper-Dyke finds obstacles, but beefs up UNCW women's schedule (starnewsonline.com) http://t.co/qYlKgV8 #ncaaw #
  • UConn: Bria Hartley returns with poise after international experience (norwichbulletin.com) http://t.co/Msk8kIh #ncaaw #
  • Colorado State: Junior guard Chantel Kennedy leaves team (coloradoan.com) http://t.co/sQCYRhm #ncaaw #
  • Hot summer drives Springfield, Oregon star Mercedes Russell hoops stock skyward (registerguard.com) http://t.co/GQfn09Z #prep #
  • Fowles helps Sky beat Silver Stars (AP) #wnba http://t.co/RO2t1HX #
  • Halftime: Minnesota 39, Tulsa 25 #wnba #
  • Final: Minnesota 82, Tulsa 54 #wnba Seimone Augustus 16 pts, Lindsay Whalen 12 pts 9 assts/Sheryl Swoopes led Tulsa w/9 pts, 4 rebs, 3 assts #
  • World University Games: Balanced Scoring Leads USA Women To 114-63 Victory Over Slovakia http://t.co/NIJU7Fg #
  • Fowles too tall a challenge for Silver Stars (mysa.com) http://t.co/uAFUDqi #wnba #
  • Lynx thump Tulsa, can't wait for playoffs (startribune.com) http://t.co/D58K10J #wnba #
  • Fans line up for Seattle Storm autographs on Wheaties boxes (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/1325C0T #wnba #
  • Big 12's Beebe: League prefers 10, ready to move if Texas A&M bolts (usatoday.com) http://t.co/aAeCz5y #ncaa #
  • Texas A&M defection to SEC on hold, but maybe temporarily (usatoday.com) http://t.co/8ZyRQiu #ncaa #
  • SEC satisfied with current alignment, doesn't extend invite to Texas A&M (espn.com) http://t.co/4sAAlmV #ncaa #
  • Notre Dame: Good news on Peters lifts McGraw (southbendtribune.com) http://t.co/mh3gNx0 #ncaaw #
  • WNBA needs to increase fan relations (hoopism.blogspot.com) http://t.co/T1a1mJN #wnba #
  • WNBA Players of the Week: East – Sylvia Fowles (Chicago Sky), West – Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury) http://t.co/3BuA5J3 #
  • Report: Big 12's Beebe, SEC's Slive have words (usatoday.com) http://t.co/kHpcX48 #ncaa #
  • Wisconsin: Kelsey lands first new recruit, Shannon Malone, a forward from Texas (madison.com) http://t.co/t4L829k #ncaaw #
  • ODU coach Barefoot faces tougher challenge, has to improve team Academic Progress Rate (hamptonroads.com) http://t.co/5A7sc6L #ncaaw #
  • Cal gets early oral commitment from St. Mary's High's sophomore Mikayla Cowling (mercurynews.com) http://t.co/agcnmv9 #ncaaw #
  • World University Games: USA 85, Great Britain 33, Schedule & Results http://t.co/iScZaAM #
  • Phoenix Mercury's Nakia Sanford 'feeling confident' in new role as starter (azcentral.com) http://t.co/OMkGS7g #wnba #
  • Whalen, Montgomery trade has helped both Sun and Lynx (theday.com) http://t.co/6fFL3Vs #wnba #
  • Sky: Sylvia Fowles’ stock soars (nwherald.com) http://t.co/vOnfhQN #wnba #
  • RT @patoshajeffery: Memphis Girls Basketball: 3rd Annual Tennessee Turkey Jamm Schedule Released. http://t.co/d4NER6s #
  • World University Games: Skylar Diggins led USA in rout of Great Britain. Next: Finland http://t.co/ZZPquFH #ncaaw #usa #
  • Commentary: Really, it’s okay to go to Maya’s Connecticut return (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/jEl0CWo #wnba #
  • 5 WNBA games tonight, schedule: http://t.co/hsyWqUs #wnba #
  • Halftime: New York 36, Washington 27 #wnba #
  • Pondexter scores late for Liberty in 69-66 win over Mystics (AP) #wnba http://t.co/tGLidlu #
  • Catchings leads Fever over Silver Stars 65-63 (AP) #wnba http://t.co/OtLaA1e #
  • Charles scores 16 as Sun routs Lynx 108-79 (AP) #wnba http://t.co/7jnJEmK #
  • Taurasi's swipe saves comeback for Mercury to lift Phoenix past Seattle 81-79 (AP) http://t.co/XNmbm7v #wnba #
  • Final: Dream 84, Sparks 79 http://t.co/1EPIN3Y #wnba #
  • Cappie Pondexter led Liberty in dramatic win over Mystics (nj.com) http://t.co/7D32p6X #wnba #
  • Sun give Maya Moore rude welcome (norwichbulletin.com) http://t.co/XX9UCh5 #wnba #
  • Silver Stars fall short late against Fever, go cold in fourth as coach is ejected (mysa.com) http://t.co/jWRKQwl #wnba #
  • Phoenix Mercury rally for crucial victory over Seattle Storm (azcentral.com) http://t.co/vwSV5Ww #wnba #
  • Dishin & Swishin 8/17/11 Podcast – Point guards present & past: Courtney Vandersloot & Shannon "Pee Wee" Johnson http://t.co/5JvLxAJ #wnba #
  • Indiana Wesleyan: WBB student-athlete Leah Whittaker loses battle with cancer (iwuwildcats.com) http://t.co/kkTn3Mg #naia #
  • Dartmouth: WNBA legend Yolanda Griffith joins staff (dartmouthsports.com) http://t.co/pVjdGH9 #ncaaw #
  • Phoenix Mercury COO Amber Cox named director of intercollegiate athletics at William Woods U. http://t.co/gsjNrep #wnba #naia #
  • Prep star Brooke Schulte gives a verbal commitment to DePaul (bnd.com) http://t.co/08JUHXy #ncaaw #
  • :) RT @fuzion: man – now y'all c why @hoopfeed is my MAIN source 4 all things wmn bball!! keep killing it!! #
  • Guru's WNBA Report: Playoff Berths Loom Just Ahead (melgreenberg.com) http://t.co/HUL5zCU #wnba #
  • World University Games: USA advances to semifinals, routs Finland 96-30. Set to face undefeated Australia http://t.co/Lx0cTer #
  • 5 players in double figures in USA win: Elena Delle Donne, Devereaux Peters, Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Jacki Gemelos, Chiney Ogwumike #wug #
  • Elena Delle Donne and Devereaux Peters with 17 points apiece #wug #
  • Brand new Longhorn Network RT @TexasCoachG: Picture of the studio set at LHN … http://t.co/KRCctub #
  • Halftime: Minnesota 39, Washington 29 #wnba #
  • Halftime: Connecticut 40, New York 39 #wnba #
  • Final: Minnesota 81, Washington 62 #wnba Seimone Augustus 18 Pts #
  • Final: New York 84, Connecticut 81 OT http://t.co/XD15kYZ Cappie Pondexter 27 Pts, 6 Rebs, 4 Assts #
  • Indiana at Los Angeles RT @hoopism: Hoffman again! A three! 21-16 Fever @ end of 1st #wnba #
  • Pondexter rallies Liberty to 84-81 OT win over Sun, negates Connecticut's strong 3rd Quarter (courant.com) http://t.co/aVsx0cX #wnba #
  • It all goes for naught for Sun (theday.com) http://t.co/2V6f3Zs #wnba #
  • Washington handed biggest loss of season by WNBA-leading Minnesota (washingtonpost.com) http://t.co/wWkTKCY #wnba #
  • Lynx winning like never before (startribune.com) http://t.co/vYlhryo #wnba #
  • Hoffman saves best for her former team, explodes with season-high effort against Indiana (hoopfeed.com) http://t.co/kpcERzP #wnba #
  • Lauren Jackson to open renamed stadium: Lauren Jackson Sports Centre opens on Oct. 22 (bordermail.com.au) http://t.co/KajEjxZ #wnba #
  • Point guard Alexis Jones of Irving, Texas, recruited by Tennessee, picks Duke (govolsxtra.com) http://t.co/8Bo3VJ8 #ncaaw #
  • Former Virginia coach Debbie Ryan to receive Lapchick award (virginiasports.com) http://t.co/gFWbmA3 #ncaaw #
  • Big Ten officials deny rumors of further expansion http://t.co/shhnK5w #ncaaw #
  • One WNBA game tonight, Connecticut at Atlanta, 7:30 pm ET, NBA TV/Live Access http://t.co/Cx13j8A #wnba #
  • Connecticut with a slim lead over Atlanta late in the 4th 78-75 0:39 #wnba #
  • Atlanta prevails at home in OT to defeat Connecticut 94-88 http://t.co/Cx13j8A #wnba Angel McCoughtry 26 pts, 12 rebs #
  • Sun lose in overtime for second straight night (theday.com) http://t.co/GsG858o #wnba #
  • Lynx can clinch playoff berth at home tonight (twincities.com) http://t.co/fWen7SV #wnba #
  • Phoenix Mercury guard Marie Ferdinand-Harris is instant offense (azcentral.com) http://t.co/OoVNxyX #wnba #
  • Sky victories will boost Sylvia Fowles’ MVP case (dailyherald.com) http://t.co/iKoqFlL #wnba #
  • Storm's Lauren Jackson cleared to play (seattletimes.com) http://t.co/hZ1cxsY #wnba #
  • Mid-American Conference makes changes to basketball tournament format http://t.co/Gfsitzr #ncaaw #
  • Dallas doesn't have a WNBA team but the Dallas Morning News print edition publishes league TV sched http://t.co/CPqe6Wl #wnba #
  • Chicago and Washington tied late in the 4th at 65 all, 1:24 #wnba #
  • 4.7 seconds left, Washington 70, Chicago 69, Matee Ajavon at the line for the Mystics #wnba #
  • Halftime: Minnesota 46 Los Angeles 34 #wnba #
  • Ajavon 1 of 2 at the line. 70-69 Mystics, 2.5 seconds left #wnba #
  • Ajavon called for a foul on E. Prince attempting a trey in the last seconds 70-69. 0.7 seconds left. Prince shoots 3 FTs. #wnba #
  • Final: Chicago 71, Washington 70 #wnba #
  • Chicago wins on the road – S. Fowles 25 pts, 11 rebs | E. Prince 12 pts, 4 assts | T. Young 11 pts, 7 rebs, 4 assts http://t.co/04FYG9e #
  • Final: Minnesota 87, Los Angeles 68 #wnba Lynx make the playoffs for the 1st time since 2004! #
  • The Lynx (20-6) are the 1st team to secure a spot in the playoffs, have the best record in the league — 2 games up on Indiana (18-8) #wnba #
  • Halftime: San Antonio 41, Phoenix 38 #wnba #
  • Halftime: Seattle 32, New York 27 #wnba #
  • There are numerous off-kilter, gravity-defying moves that should just be called "Hammons" #wnba #
  • The Mercury rally to defeat the Silver Stars, 87-81 #wnba Penny Taylor 28 pts #
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