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Month: November 2011

Big business and team stories

First West Virginia sued the Big East Conference so they could move to the Big 12. Then the Big East counter-sued them. Now WV is seeking to have that suit dismissed.League realignment has messed up scheduling, says Purdue Coach Sharon…

2011-2012 Naismith watch list is out

The usual suspects, but exciting nonetheless.

Tuesday recap: Lady Vols rebound with win over MTSU, No. 10 Louisville routs Murray St.

Tuesday recap: Lady Vols rebound with win over MTSU, No. 10 Louisville routs Murray St.

No. 8 Tennessee (3-2) recovered from its Sunday afternoon loss to Baylor with a freshman-led rout of Middle Tennessee State (4-3) Tuesday night in Knoxville. The Lady Vols earned the 82-43 win with first-years Cierra Burdick and Ariel Massengale each…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-11-30

Florida Gulf Coast ties NCAA record for treys in a single game, senior Kelsey Jacobson reaches 1K  http://t.co/teFCFrwu #ncaaw # Toledo loses star player Naama Shafir for year, senior guard has torn ACL in right knee (Toledo Blade) http://t.co/HmzEadGQ #ncaaw…

Random bits

Sylvia Fowles took time to visit and speak to the UCF team, as a favor to her former coach Bob Starkey.Florida Gulf Coast scored a whopping 21 three-pointers in their win against Webber International last night. They tied the NCAA…

ESPN/USA Today top 25 sees a few changes

Vanderbilt, Gonzaga and Texas Tech enter while LSU, Florida State and Georgia Tech drop out of this week's ESPN/USA Today top 25:1. Baylor2. Connecticut3. Notre Dame4. Texas A&M5. Stanford6. Duke7. Maryland8. Tennessee9. Miami10. Kentucky11. Louisville...

Florida Gulf Coast ties NCAA record for three-pointers in a single game, senior Kelsey Jacobson reaches 1K

Florida Gulf Coast ties NCAA record for three-pointers in a single game, senior Kelsey Jacobson reaches 1K

Florida Gulf Coast senior Kelsey Jacobson scored her 1,000th career point and the team tied the NCAA record for three-pointers made in a single game with 21 in a 106-27 win over NAIA foe Webber International (0-7) on Monday night…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-11-29

Thanksgiving week recap: Upsets, unbeatens, surprises, runs and games to watch this week (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/Au4z7fnn #ncaaw # Top 25 unbeatens: Baylor, UConn, Texas A&M, Maryland, Rutgers, Kentucky, Purdue, North Carolina, Ohio State, Texas Tech #ncaaw # Brittney Griner, Baylor Lady…

The good and the sad

Oklahoma State update:Miranda Serna was laid to rest Saturday in her home state of New Mexico.So far, an investigation has revealed that the plane banked to the right and then dipped before crashing and killing all aboard.Taking on good causes:Baylor…

NCAA DI scoring leaders for games through 11/27/11

NCAA Women’s Basketball Division I, Points Per Game (Through Games 11/27/2011) Rank Name, Team Cl Ht Pos G FGM 3FG FT PTS PPG 1 Elena Delle Donne, Delaware Jr. 6-5 F 4 45 6 25 121 30.3 2 Nnemkadi Ogwumike,…

Mater Dei, former Brea Olinda star ruled ineligible to play

Mater Dei guard Nirra Fields, who is UCLA-bound, and former Brea Olinda star Jeanier Olukemi have both been denied transfers from the California Interscholastic Federation. Unless both win hardship appeals, neither will be able to play this season.

Thanksgiving week recap: Upsets, unbeatens, surprises, runs and games to watch this week

Thanksgiving week recap: Upsets, unbeatens, surprises, runs and games to watch this week

As the women’s basketball season begins its third week of play this season, for the top two teams in the nation it is business as usual while several other ranked squads will drop in standings due to losses over the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-11-28

No. 1 Baylor at No. 6 Tennessee: Lady Bears look to continue streak, Lady Vols hope to rebound from loss http://t.co/UA7XYAe0 #ncaaw # Lady Vols seeking answers (GoVolsXtra) http://t.co/0duwB6ut #ncaaw # Brittney Griner a tall order for Lady Vols (GoVolsXtra)…

It wasn’t a “Vison” or a “Classic” as UConn rolls through field over Thanksgiving weekend

“When we’re good we are pretty good and we’re not we are something less than good. I don’t know what that is. Sometimes when you’re not good you’re awful or you’re just bad or sloppy. When we’re good we’re really…

Big things poppin

#1 Baylor held off #7 Tennessee. ESPN's Mechelle Voepel analyzes. So does Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims.At halftime of the big match up, the Pat Summitt Foundation was launched. It will support Alzheimer's programs.Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey had some ki...

No. 1 Baylor survives No. 6 Tennessee, Griner fuels second-half surge

No. 1 Baylor survives No. 6 Tennessee, Griner fuels second-half surge

No. 1 Baylor escaped Knoxville with a 76-67 win  over No. 6 Tennessee, extending their win streak to three in the series between the two teams. The Lady Bears ended the Lady Vols’ 38-game home winning streak and garnered their…

Pat Summitt Foundation launched

During halftime of No. 6 Tennessee’s highly-anticipated matchup against, No. 1 Baylor,  Tyler Summitt, the son of the Lady Vols head coach, addressed the crowd to announce the formation of the Pat Summitt Foundation. Since revealing a diagnosis of early…

Today, yesterday

Today it's #1 Baylor at #6 Tennessee.Last night it was Cal State Northridge over West Virginia - the Matadors' first win over a Big East opponent in team history. Box score.

No. 1 Baylor at No. 6 Tennessee: Lady Bears look to continue streak, Lady Vols hope to rebound from Virginia loss

No. 1 Baylor at No. 6 Tennessee: Lady Bears look to continue streak, Lady Vols hope to rebound from Virginia loss

While No. 1 Baylor and No. 6 Tennessee have only met four times in the history of the two programs, the Lady Bears have come out on top in the last two contests. Last year the Lady Vols came to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-11-27

No. 24 Texas tops No. 22 Virginia 79-53 at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort Showdown http://t.co/JGWVndAt #ncaaw # FGCU Handles Previously Undefeated Richmond, 81-67 http://t.co/IFuxPW7s #ncaaw # Sr. guard Keiva Council had 48 pts in NAIA Loyola U. New Orleans defeat…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2011-11-27

Oklahoma St. community still reeling, memorial service on Monday to honor Budke, Serna & the Branstetters http://t.co/TnDqszLZ #ncaaw # Fresno State community remembers Miranda Serna: 1975-2011 http://t.co/1qFejNJn #ncaaw # Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for…

Thankful for all of this game action

Upsets:#21 Georgetown beat #10 Georgia.Unranked Vanderbilt defeated #14 Oklahoma.Excitement:#3 Notre Dame needed a last-second Natalie Novosel bank shot to overcome #6 Duke at the Junkanoo Jam.#18 Green Bay needed a last-second Adrian Ritchie three-poi...

Oklahoma State returns to the court with a win

The 59-35 victory over Coppin State was more than just a win - it was a triumph:STILLWATER, Okla. -- For the first time in more than a week, the Oklahoma State women's basketball team felt somewhat normal for a few…

Keeping up with the tournaments and games

Stanford overpowered Xavier, 80,64, behind Nnemkadi Ogwumike's season-high 34 points.The Cardinal spent Thanksgiving at the home of junior forward Mikaela Ruef.At the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas, Skylar Diggins and Notre Dame had stellar games, and bea...

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 2011-11-26

Dishin & Swishin 2011 Thanksgiving Holiday Podcast featured Tamika Catchings (@Catchin24) http://t.co/DoUgcGQM #wnba # No. 9 Miami beats South Florida in Great Alaska Shootout Final http://t.co/YgBYE22z #ncaaw # Miami: With snow all around, Coach Meier talks about the win in…