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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-28-2012

Senior Night: A look at the annual rite through the eyes of the Marist Red Foxes (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/V2wOCYbS #ncaaw -> Cringe-worthy play ruins Aggie upset bid vs. Baylor (AggieSports|com) http://t.co/WXJGnoa2 Baylor stays perfect http://t.co/dDpGaAyl #ncaaw -> Dominant Brittney Griner moving closer…

Through the circus atmosphere, Notre Dame reigned with a dominant performance

HARTFORD, Conn. – Start with a ridiculous nine o’clock starting time to suit ESPN’s needs. Add in a sprinkle of a coach needing a graduated senior’s ridiculous trash talking to motivate his team. Mix in a preseason conference favorite, ranked…

Senior Night: A look at the annual rite through the eyes of the Marist Red Foxes

Senior Night: A look at the annual rite through the eyes of the Marist Red Foxes

It is one of the most eagerly anticipated days on campus throughout the country, regardless of size or location of the school. It marks the end of the home season in most places plus the end of four years of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-27-2012

USC finishing out regular season on upswing, honors seniors and beats Arizona State (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/kLn0W5zk #ncaaw -> Auburn battles for 46-43 win over Ole Miss http://t.co/aJraBnuC #ncaaw -> Vanderbilt stops Alabama 67-54 on Senior Day http://t.co/OlpFqwSa #ncaaw -> Jessica Kuster scores…

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

When I spoke to new Los Angeles Sparks coach Carol Ross on January 12, 2012, questions abounded. The Sparks' roster contained players like Ticha Penicheiro, Tina Thompson, Noelle Quinn, LaToya Pringle and Natasha Lacy. Just over two months later, I…

USC finishing out regular season on upswing, honors seniors and beats Arizona State

USC finishing out regular season on upswing, honors seniors and beats Arizona State

LOS ANGELES - USC overcame poor first-half shooting and an Arizona State surge in the second half to seal a 59-53 win Saturday, as the program's seniors were honored.

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-26-2012

Princeton wraps up Ivy League title after beating Dartmouth, Tigers 1st team with guaranteed NCAA bid (nj|com) http://t.co/bdXGKbqL #ncaaw -> Michigan State looking to secure first-round bye (Lansing State Journal) http://t.co/a6rwmK5Q #ncaaw -> Washington's Kellie McCann-Smith laughs through her father's…

Hoopfeed Twitter Weekly Digest for week ending 2012-02-26

Florida Gulf Coast claims A-Sun championship with 79-56 rout of Stetson (Naples Daily News) http://t.co/PPNeRS63 #ncaaw # Pictures: St. John's vs. UConn (courant|com) http://t.co/2K9ALcYk #ncaaw # A Perfect Storm for St. John's http://t.co/1BDE8FHg #ncaaw # You can wake up, St.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-25-2012

Princeton clinches share of 3rd consecutive Ivy title, beats Harvard, 74-44 http://t.co/LEIkxbwA #ncaaw -> Guru's College Report: Princeton becoming Ivy's dynasty darlings (melgreenberg|com) http://t.co/Yp17gdVn #ncaaw -> Maryland routs North Carolina, clinches ACC tournament bye (Washington Post) http://t.co/nGDmJc0t #ncaaw -> Loss…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-24-2012

Final: USC 78, Arizona 62 #ncaaw -> Brandy Gang leads Marist in Senior Day win over Iona http://t.co/39laS9QQ #ncaaw Win gives Red Foxes outright MAAC regular season title -> Win over South Carolina gives Kentucky sole possession of first in…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s exhibition schedule includes games against Brazil, Great Britain and four-team tourney

From USA Basketball: USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s exhibition schedule was announced today and will include exhibition contests against Brazil in Washington, D.C., on July 16, and Great Britain in Manchester, England, on July 18. Additionally, the USA is scheduled…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-23-2012

Boston Univ.: Rashidat Agboola's career night (24 pts/11 rebs) leads Terriers past UMBC, 61-56 http://t.co/MwS2DLjj #ncaaw -> Shey Peddy's 31 points lead Temple past Saint Joseph's, 75-65 http://t.co/X9fKqk7v #ncaaw -> Richmond topples Duquesne, 59-45, for 22nd win http://t.co/uonHeIDQ #ncaaw ->…

Dishin & Swishin February 23, 2012 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico an overnight success, Doug Feinberg & Wendy Parker on brackets & more

Dishin & Swishin February 23, 2012 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico an overnight success, Doug Feinberg & Wendy Parker on brackets & more

Today's podcast features St. John's women's basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico and a mini-roundtable with Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press and Wendy Parker of Basketball Times.

2012 McDonald’s All American Games coaches announced

Tanya Johnson of Zion-Benton High School in Zion, Ill. will lead the Girls West team and Anne Long of Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C. will coach the Girls East team for the 2012 McDonald’s All AmericanGame on on…

A Dishin & Swishin Special: Pokey Chatman from Russia on the signing of Ticha Penicheiro

A Dishin & Swishin Special: Pokey Chatman from Russia on the signing of Ticha Penicheiro

Pokey Chatman, head coach of and general manager of the Chicago Sky and I talked today, as the Sky announced the addition of Ticha Penicheiro to the Sky roster. Penicheiro, one of the greatest point guards in WNBA history, thought…

What a difference five months can make for Tamika Catchings

What a difference five months can make for Tamika Catchings

Indiana Fever star forward Tamika Catchings tore the plantar fascia in her right foot in game two of last season's WNBA Eastern Conference Finals. The 2011 MVP played limited minutes in game three, and the Fever lost. Catchings, who is…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-22-2012

UConn: Huskies hammer Pittsburgh in 1st game after St. John's loss (courant|com) http://t.co/8jmbTv4r #ncaaw -> New Los Angeles Sparks coach Carol Ross at her other "gig" as an analyst for Texas games for KVET-AM http://t.co/ijUvbU5w #ncaaw #wnba -> St. John's…

Baylor’s Shanay Washington tore her left ACL in victory over Texas

Baylor confirmed the worst for sophomore Shanay Washington after she was injured in the Lady Bears’ 80-59 victory over Texas on Tuesday night. The school announced today that the guard tore her left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Washington’s return to…

No. 1 Baylor routs Texas, Shanay Washington injured

No. 1 Baylor routs Texas, Shanay Washington injured

WACO, Texas - After a gut check come-from-behind victory Saturday against Texas Tech in Waco, Baylor came out of the gates Tuesday night fired up and routed Texas 80-59 to clinch the Big 12 regular season title in front of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-21-2012

Appalachian State remains at top of Southern Conference, beats Furman, 85-70 http://t.co/PIuQ5ZOZ #ncaaw Chakeitha Weldon 20 pts -> Sophomore Amber Moore (31 pts) leads Illinois in 69-57 victory over Northwestern http://t.co/oRX7IKwW #ncaaw -> Gallery: Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt (kentucky|com) http://t.co/Rv5QSupr #ncaaw…

Nike unveils 2012 USA Basketball uniforms, Tamika Catchings featured in women’s promo

Nike unveiled USA Basketball’s uniforms for 2012 today. Based on the company’s Hyper Elite technology, the jerseys of the uniforms are the the lightest ever created by the athletic apparel manufacturer. Product photos of the uniforms feature NBA stars and…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-20-2012

Creighton assistant arrested for DUI (omaha|com) http://t.co/JdUv9nBd #ncaaw -> Virginia Commonwealth's firepower defeats ODU in end, 67-56 (hamptonroads|com) http://t.co/s8obvJLm #ncaaw -> LSU defeats Auburn 57-41 (nola|com) http://t.co/QN6ePjf7 #ncaaw -> Northeastern drops James Madison 61-50 in CAA upset http://t.co/X6xrr4wf #ncaaw ->…

USC comes out on top against crosstown rival UCLA, 66-54, McGee sisters honored

USC comes out on top against crosstown rival UCLA, 66-54, McGee sisters honored

LOS ANGELES – The USC Trojans beat the UCLA Bruins 66-54 Sunday, sweeping their crosstown rivals this season and breaking a fourth-place tie in the Pac-12 standings with them to take the spot. The game was a sloppy affair on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-19-2012

Florida Gulf Coast claims A-Sun championship with 79-56 rout of Stetson (Naples Daily News) http://t.co/PPNeRS63 #ncaaw -> Pictures: St. John's vs. UConn (courant|com) http://t.co/2K9ALcYk #ncaaw -> A Perfect Storm for St. John's http://t.co/1BDE8FHg #ncaaw -> You can wake up, St.…

Video highlights: Texas Tech at Baylor, February 18, 2012

Video: Baylor Athletics No. 1 Baylor came back from a five-point halftime deficit and abysmal three-point shooting to beat Texas Tech 56-51 Saturday night in front of a crowd of 10, 381. The Lady Bears remain undefeated and their 27-0…