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Oklahoma State claims WNIT title, beats James Madison 75-68

From WomensNIT.com The Oklahoma State women’s basketball team honored former head coach Kurt Budke the best way they knew how. On Saturday, in front of a season-high 6,157 fans in Stillwater, the Cowgirls defeated JMU 75-68 to claim the Postseason…

Pink Room Webcast: Final Four Preview with Ros Gold-Onwude & Kevin Danna

Join ESPN college basketball analyst Ros Gold-Onwude & Kevin Danna as we give a preview of the women’s Final Four and get YOUR predictions!

Connecticut Governor Malloy proclaims “Husky Weekend”

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy proclaimed Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1, “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut, in honor of the UConn women’s basketball team playing in the NCAA Final Four tournament on Sunday. “The UConn women…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-30-2012

EuroLeague Final Eight: Ros Casares beats Sparta&K, 77-66 http://t.co/esCZyuaZ #euroleague #wnba Lauren Jackson 16 pts, Ann Wauters 10 pts -> EuroLeague Final Eight: UMMC Ekaterinburg beats Wisla Can-Pack, 67-59 http://t.co/4cIwRVwK #euroleague #wnba -> EuroLeague Final Eight: Rivas late downtown show…

USA Basketball announces first 11 Players for 2012 Olympic Team

USA Basketball announced the first 11 members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team Friday. The team includes a trio of two-time Olympic gold medalists, four athletes who have each earned one Olympic gold medal and four new members.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-29-2012

Final Four coaches preview Denver (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/AGZedSeT #ncaaw -> James Madison downs Syracuse, earns shot at WNIT Championship (WHSV) http://t.co/6XGUy6zn #wnit #ncaaw -> Syracuse: Orange season ends with WNIT loss to James Madison (CNYcentral|com) http://t.co/4OEF2kt3 #wnit #ncaaw -> Video: Oklahoma State…

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

As the NCAA tournament roars to an exciting conclusion with the four top seeds, the four teams that have been ahead of all of the others for almost the entire season, on a collision course the Dishin & Swishin roundtable…

Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy

From Baylor: Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey has been diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy, school officials announced today. “I noticed while we were in Des Moines last week that my tongue felt strange. Yesterday I noticed when I smiled,…

Final Four coaches preview Denver

Final Four coaches preview Denver

Coaches of the Final Four teams talked with the media yesterday about the upcoming weekend giving their opinions on everything from their expectations to how to handle the high altitude of Denver. Geno Auriemma || Kim Mulkey || Muffet McGraw…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-28-2012

Notre Dame: Irish surge into Final Four (South Bend Tribune) http://t.co/K2SKYbnc #ncaaw -> Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/kAP9oSae #ncaaw -> Photo gallery: Notre Dame vs. Maryland http://t.co/zpai72Wg #ncaaw -> Notre…

Wooden Award All American Team for 2011-12 announced

The John R. Wooden Award announced the women’s All American Team for 2011-12: Two of the five women’s All Americans are repeat selections: Brittney Griner of Baylor was a 2011 pick, and Stanford senior Nneka Ogwumike is a three-time Wooden…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

From the time the NCAA Tournament pairings were announced, many people pointed to the Raleigh region and its top two seeds, Notre Dame and Maryland as potentially the best matchup not in Denver, and the best opportunity for a seed…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-27-2012

Photo gallery: Baylor vs. Tennessee, March 26, 2012 ( http://t.co/qoLl3rHq ) http://t.co/dLsXizzx #ncaaw -> Holly Warlick on Pat Summitt (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/1eXSBRzg #ncaaw -> Adrian Wiggins leaving Fresno State to coach Ole Miss (Fresno Bee) http://t.co/CSqaMKyk #ncaaw -> Ole Miss to formally introduce…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: UConn trumps Kentucky, punches ticket to the Final Four for fifth straight season

Dishin on the Elite Eight: UConn trumps Kentucky, punches ticket to the Final Four for fifth straight season

Last night Stanford punched their ticket to a fifth straight Final Four and Tuesday night opened with the Connecticut Huskies looking to do the same in a virtual home game in Kingston, Rhode Island against the Kentucky Wildcats. The Huskies…

Holly Warlick on Pat Summitt

Tennessee associate head coach Holly Warlick’s postgame comments about Pat Summitt after Tennessee lost to Baylor in the Elite Eight of the 2012 NCAA tournament. Opening statement: “Hats off to Baylor. They played a great game. Odyssey Sims was fantastic.…

Photo gallery: Baylor vs. Tennessee, March 26, 2012

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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-26-2012

Elite Eight schedule http://t.co/ZHrPwcjw Today: #2 Tennessee vs. #1 Baylor 7p ET || #2 Duke vs. #1 Stanford, 9p ET (ESPN/ESPN3) -> Updated 2012 Division I Women's Basketball Tournament interactive bracket http://t.co/Fjxi3zpr #ncaaw -> RT @BrendaVanLengen: The @DialGlobalSport Radio broadcast…

NCAA rules and the three Baylor players ejected during the game vs. Tennessee

Late in the second half during the Elite Eight game between Baylor and Tennessee, officials ejected three players for leaving the bench when Shekinna Stricklen and Odyssey Sims got into a minor scuffle. Officials punished Brittney Griner, Jordan Madden and Terran…

Baylor marches on to the Final Four, Summitt’s Lady Vols head home

Baylor marches on to the Final Four, Summitt’s Lady Vols head home

Photo gallery In the sixth ever meeting between Baylor and Tennessee, the Lady Bears advanced to the Final Four with a 77-58 victory in the Des Moines Regional Final of the NCAA tournament. With the future of head coach Pat…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Too much Ogwumike for Duke to handle

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Too much Ogwumike for Duke to handle

In the “other” Elite Eight game Monday night, two teams that could almost be polar opposites squared off in Duke and Stanford. Duke relies on eight players to each go over ten minutes each and contribute on the offensive end…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Extremes in emotion shaped matchup between Tennessee and Baylor

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Extremes in emotion shaped matchup between Tennessee and Baylor

Emotion is an interesting thing when it comes to sporting events. Athletes can obtain ridiculous highs and unbelievable lows, all because of what the emotions of the moment do to them physically and mentally. On Monday night Des Moines, Iowa…

The Battle to Reach the Final Four: Des Moines and Fresno Region

Video: Tennessee Athletics #2 Tennessee vs. #1 Baylor (Des Moines Regional Final) 7 p.m., ESPN, ESPN3.com Tennessee Lady Vols Tournament Central Baylor Lady Bears Tournament Central   #2 Duke vs. #1 Stanford (Fresno Regional Final) 9 p.m., ESPN, ESPN3.com Duke Blue Devils Tournament Central…

Final Four Team and Coach Tweets

Dishin & Swishin March 29, 2012 podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable WSC Radio Show: March 30, 2012: Brenda VanLengen and Mechelle Voepel preview the Final Four Around the Web Baylor Armed With More Than Griner (New…

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

The top two seeds in the Raleigh and Kingston Regions of the NCAA Division I tournament came out on top in Sunday’s matchups.  Maryland defeated the defending national champions, Texas A&M, with an 81-74 victory. Alyssa Thomas and Laurin Mincy scored…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-25-2012

RT @StanfordWBB: #sweetsixteen score update – @stanfordwbb up 27-20 with 7:26 left in 1st half. @Nnemkadi30 with 16. #gostanford -> Stanford 31, South Carolina 28 – 1:06 #ncaaw -> Halftime: Stanford 36, South Carolina 30 #ncaaw Stanford's Tinkle banks a…