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No. 5-seed Louisville stuns No. 1 Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen with an 82-81 victory

No. 5-seed Louisville stuns No. 1 Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen with an 82-81 victory

Kim Mulkey’s postgame comments || Jeff Walz’s postgame comments With a barrage of three-point shots, Louisville (27-8) defeated Baylor (34-2), 82-81, taking down the defending national champions and overall top seed in the NCAA tournament. Even though she fouled out…

2013 NCAA Tournament: Tennessee beats Oklahoma to advance to the Elite Eight

2013 NCAA Tournament: Tennessee beats Oklahoma to advance to the Elite Eight

Tennessee (27-7) cruised to a 74-59 victory over Oklahoma in the Sweet 16 Sunday evening in Oklahoma City. The Lady Vols will play Louisville in the Elite Eight on Tuesday night. Tennessee advanced to the Elite Eight for the 26th…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-30-2013

Kari Daugherty leads Ashland to Division II national title (Times-Reporter) http://t.co/cl0NZcEoPm #ncaaw -> Ashland Eagles cruise in DII championship game (Mansfield News Journal) http://t.co/rdd9LRai3H #ncaaw -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-29-2013 http://t.co/aN9xydqrE6 #ncaaw ->…

Connecticut rolls over Maryland 76-50 on way to Elite Eight

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – With Stefanie Dolson nursing sore legs, the Connecticut Huskies turned to Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Breanna Stewart and the bench in rolling to a 76-50 victory over Maryland. Maryland played short-handed-all season with injuries to their backcourt. Today UConn’s…

Kentucky stops Delaware 69-62 to advance to Elite Eight in Bridgeport

Kentucky stops Delaware 69-62 to advance to Elite Eight in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut – A crowd that included New Jersey Governor and Delaware alumnus Chris Christie came to see the run of sixth-seeded Delaware to a possible championship. Instead, they saw Kentucky’s 40 minutes of dread defense wear out the Blue…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-29-2013

Tyler Summitt to interview for Coastal Carolina head coach job (GoVolsXtra) http://t.co/HJu3RqdK5U #ncaaw -> Former Duke coach Gail Goestenkors emerges as candidate for USC head coach job (Inside USC) http://t.co/6eHEUd7MRR #ncaaw -> Utah tops Pacific in overtime, 60-55, in WNIT…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-28-2013

UMBC: Head coach Phil Stern resigns, will be associate coach at Seton Hall under Anthony Bozzella http://t.co/zU2N7gjckr #ncaaw -> DIII: Washington College (Maryland): Head coach Megan Duran resigns http://t.co/H3FUusOHFt #ncaaw -> Seeing Kellie Harper's Wolfpack tenure end isn't much fun…

New head coaches at Ohio and Ole Miss, Bob Boldon and Matt Insell

From Ohio: Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus has named Bob Boldon as the new head coach of the Ohio Women’s Basketball Program at a news conference on Thursday. With six years of head coaching experience, Boldon becomes the…

WNBA extends deal with ESPN, rolls out new branding

From the league: The WNBA and ESPN have extended their partnership for another six years, paving the way for WNBA games to be televised on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 through 2022. The announcement was made today by John Skipper, President…

Dishin & Swishin 3/28/12 Podcast: Six looking to impact the Sweet Sixteen – Elena Delle Donne, Chiney Ogwumike, Alyssa Thomas, DeNesha Stallworth, Kayla McBride and Elizabeth Williams

Dishin & Swishin 3/28/12 Podcast: Six looking to impact the Sweet Sixteen – Elena Delle Donne, Chiney Ogwumike, Alyssa Thomas, DeNesha Stallworth, Kayla McBride and Elizabeth Williams

[display_podcast] “March Madness” is captivating the women’s basketball world with the NCAA Sweet Sixteen games this weekend. This week we bring you one of our favorite Dishin & Swishin podcasts, a tradition we began last season. We chat with some…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-27-2013

Brittney Griner dunks three times vs. Florida State, Lady Bears advance to the Sweet 16 (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/0uZQczq99a #ncaaw -> How sweet it is for Delaware, program secures first-ever Sweet 16 bid with victory over North Carolina http://t.co/dPhVmoah4b #ncaaw -> Duke Blue…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-26-2013

UConn advances in Bridgeport Regional, routs Vanderbilt 77-44, 20th-straight trip to Sweet 16 (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/pdE2ntzyGr #ncaaw -> After upsetting South Carolina,12th-seeded Kansas is returning to the Sweet 16 (KUsports|com) http://t.co/L3yhNFcfa8 #ncaaw -> Photos and recap: Huskers dancing to Sweet 16…

Brittney Griner dunks three times vs. Florida State, Lady Bears advance to the Sweet Sixteen

Brittney Griner dunks three times vs. Florida State, Lady Bears advance to the Sweet Sixteen

WACO, Texas – Brittney Griner made sure to leave a lasting impression in her Ferrell Center finale in front of a crowd of 9, 652 Tuesday night in Waco during round two of the NCAA tournament. The 6-8 senior wasted…

Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura attend Brittney Griner’s last game in Waco

Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura sat behind the Baylor bench Tuesday night as Lady Bear star center Brittney Griner along with Kimetria Hayden, Jordan Madden, Destiny Williams and Brooklyn Pope played their last game at the Ferrell…

Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and FSU’s Sue Semrau: Two experienced coaches facing each other for the first time in competition

Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and FSU’s Sue Semrau: Two experienced coaches facing each other for the first time in competition

#1 Baylor vs. #8 Florida State March 26, 2013, 9:30 p.m. ET Waco, Texas, Ferrell Center (9,844) TV: ESPN2, Web: ESPN3.com Throughout their successful tenures as head coaches Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and Florida State’s Sue Semrau have never faced each…

One-on-one with Florida State coach Sue Semrau: FSU’s confidence is back, team is no stranger to opponent streaks and hostile environments

Florida State (23-9) faces the top team in the nation, Baylor (33-1), Tuesday night in Waco. The eighth-seeded Seminoles are back in the NCAA tournament after missing last year. Previously, Sue Semrau’s program reached the tournament seven years in a…

Huskers dancing to Sweet 16 tune, #6 Nebraska defeats #3 Texas A&M 74-63 in College Station

Huskers dancing to Sweet 16 tune, #6 Nebraska defeats #3 Texas A&M 74-63 in College Station

No. 6-seed Nebraska earned a place in the Sweet Sixteen for the second time in program history, stunning No.3-seed Texas A&M (25-10) on the Aggies’ home court in front of 5,886 fans in College Station. The Huskers improved to 25-8…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-25-2013

2013 NCAA Tournament – Day Two Recaps/results http://t.co/Hp3uMZ4tS7 #ncaaw -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-24-2013 http://t.co/5yQ8bGyRj4 #ncaaw #wnba #wnit #euroleague -> Today's NCAA tournament schedule/TV guide/analysts/school previews: http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Waco newspaper this morning…

Connecticut advances in Bridgeport Regional, routs Vanderbilt, 77-44

STORRS, Conn. – When conference realignment spins again, maybe the University of Connecticut should try to get into the SEC. Geno Auriemma’s Huskies have not lost to an SEC school since Sylvia Fowles and LSU knocked them out of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 03-24-2013

NJCAA: Trinity Valley CC (Texas) wins back-to-back national titles with 83-71 win over Central Arizona College http://t.co/ElJAmYbgEA -> NJCAA tournament MVP: Shannon Smith (Trinity Valley) || Coach of the tournament: Elena Lovato (Trinity Valley) http://t.co/ElJAmYbgEA -> 2013 WBI Postseason Tournament:…

Brittney Griner slam dunks Baylor into the second round of the NCAA tournament, Lady Bears rout Prairie View

Brittney Griner slam dunks Baylor into the second round of the NCAA tournament, Lady Bears rout Prairie View

Video WACO, Texas – With a resounding dunk at 15:58 in the second half on the way to leading her team to an 82-40 win over Prairie View A&M (17-15), Baylor center Brittney Griner acquired fans on the opposing team.…

A New Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session looks at the NCAA tournament & more with Rebecca Lobo

There are few out there that have the background to discuss women’s basketball like Rebecca Lobo. In her playing days, Lobo probably could have been governor of Connecticut, the way she monopolized the attention of the state. She has Olympic…

2013 NCAA Tournament – Day Two Recaps

Bracket buster (9) Iowa 69, (8) Miami (FL) 53 (2) Kentucky 61, (15) Navy 41 Matthew Mitchell has dubbed playing against his Kentucky Wildcats “40 minutes of dread.” For twenty minutes, the Navy Midshipmen put the Wildcats in dry dock…

Prairie View not pleased with facing Baylor again in the round of the NCAA tournament

No. 1 Baylor and No. 16 Prairie View A&M last met on March 29, 2011, in Waco in first round action of the NCAA tournament, with the same seeding. Baylor routed the Panthers 66-30 led by Brittney Griner and Brooklyn…

Florida State is back in the tournament and hungry for a first round win

Florida State missed the NCAA tournament last year but they are back and not taking the competition for granted. The No. 8 Seminoles face No. 9 Princeton in Waco on Sunday afternoon. Head coach Sue Semrau along with seniors Morgan Toles,…