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Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

[display_podcast] Happy Halloween everyone! This is my first Halloween without having a child in the house, so to capture that magic feeling of Halloween I have a special treat for you today! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White each have an…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-30-2013

#NAIA DI Preseason Coaches Poll: 1. Vanguard (CA) 2. Oklahoma City 3. Westmont 4. Georgetown (KY) 5. Westminster (UT) http://t.co/fyQfB13sbe -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Twitter Digest for 10-29-13, links to preseason coaches polls etc. http://t.co/SGqS79VXME #ncaaw ->…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-29-2013

Horizon League: Green Bay picked to win league title 2. Wright St. 3. Youngstown St. 4. UIC 5. Milwaukee http://t.co/ZqhgZgcbaj #ncaaw -> Lamar: New coach and new players (5 freshman) for 2013-14 (Beaumont Enterprise) http://t.co/iZuLwQYPuM #ncaaw -> #WNBL Player of…

UConn tops 2013-14 Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll

Women’s basketball coaches selected defending national champion Connecticut as the preseason favorite to win the upcoming season’s NCAA Division I title. Coaches on the USA Today voting panel tabbed Duke as number two, followed by Stanford, Tennessee and Louisville. The…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-28-2013

RT @Pacers: Stephanie White (@swhitej2), associate head coach for @IndianaFever, joins @FSIndiana for Pacers broadcasts: http://t.co/9xrBb1… -> Penn State: New faces shine in Lady Lions’ exhibition romp (CentreDaily) http://t.co/3CMgGpsrPi #ncaaw -> Florida: Gators searching for new defensive identity (alligator|org) http://t.co/dVzTsK59lf…

Samsung multiyear marketing and technology partnership with NBA includes WNBA

Samsung and the NBA announced a comprehensive multiyear marketing and technology partnership that includes the WNBA and the D-League. The South Korean global conglomerate becomes the the official handset, tablet and television provider of the leagues. According to Samsung, the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-27-2013

Holy Cross basketball parents support WBB coach Bill Gibbons (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) http://t.co/wjYeEhGo9T #ncaaw -> UConn expected to do more than repeat (AP) http://t.co/SaeAJgOHaA #ncaaw -> Devoted Ohio St. fan Helen Crouse dies at 105, played in 1929-30 for…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-26-2013

NCAA releases WBB officiating guidelines for 2013-14, emphasizes physicality. Full text of guidelines: http://t.co/0OYqVwYHJG #ncaaw -> Oklahoma: Guards Morgan Hook, Maddie Manning injured at intrasquad scrimmage (News OK) http://t.co/Ciad2hllqf #ncaaw -> RT @ryancameron24: Very cool gesture by @K_Staley9 for @CowboyFB's…

NCAA releases officiating guidelines for 2013-14, emphasizes physicality

The NCAA released officiating guidelines for 2013-14 with an emphasis on physicality. In order to help coaches, media and administrators understand the rules, the organization prepared a document outlining expectations for the upcoming season. “The current rules must be enforced…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-25-2013

Dishin & Swishin 10/24 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve wraps up the #WNBA season, Anucha Browne kicks off #NCAAW coverage (HF) http://t.co/Ddu9xtXbLV -> On the podcast at http://t.co/Ddu9xtXbLV Anucha Browne @nukehoops discusses Final Four changes and more http://t.co/mq31IWyCwz #ncaaw -> Southern Conference:…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-24-2013

#NCAA Division I to consider recruiting, meals changes http://t.co/k9iCi9dG2L #ncaaw -> RT @DishNSwish: Really psyched to bring u 2day's Dishin & Swishin podcast! 3pm ET on @hoopfeed ..Turn the page time. @LynxCoachReeve follow… -> RT @DishNSwish: On DNS podcast @LynxCoachReeve…

Dishin & Swishin 10/24/13 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve puts a wrap on the WNBA season & Anucha Browne kicks off college basketball coverage

Dishin & Swishin 10/24/13 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve puts a wrap on the WNBA season & Anucha Browne kicks off college basketball coverage

[display_podcast] I have always been a fan of the Byrds’ classic song Turn! Turn! Turn! which features the lyrics “to every thing there is a season.” No truer words can be said of the month of October in women’s basketball…

NCAA: Women’s Final Four could see Friday, Sunday competition date change

Listen to Anucha Browne discuss the changes. From the NCAA: Greg Johnson, NCAA.com The Women’s Final Four would move to Friday-Sunday competition dates by as early as the 2015 tournament, according to a change approved by the Division I Women’s…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-23-2013

Duke tops ACC preseason polls 2. Notre Dame 3. Maryland 4. North Carolina 5. (coaches poll) Georgia Tech http://t.co/TIF8KVajwp #ncaaw -> ACC Preseason Player of Year, coaches and Blue Ribbon poll: Alyssa Thomas, Maryland http://t.co/TIF8KVajwp #ncaaw -> Purdue's director of…

John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30 for 2013-14

The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30 today, which is comprised of 30 student-athletes who, based on last year’s individual performance and team records, are the early front-runners for college basketball’s…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-22-2013

James Madison tops preseason CAA poll 2-Drexel 3-Northeastern 4-Towson 5- Delaware http://t.co/ixS5EaD3SF #ncaaw POY: Kirby Burkholder, JMU -> OVC preseason poll: Tennessee Tech tops East, UT Martin top West. Preseason POY: Jasmine Newsome (UT Martin) http://t.co/FGpzy850Ry #ncaaw -> Leilani Mitchell…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-21-2013

UConn: Can the Huskies repeat? (ESPN) http://t.co/OVaxt8nX0y #ncaaw -> UConn: First Night excites students for basketball’s return (UConn Daily Campus) http://t.co/DAGVJVdfHK #ncaaw -> North Carolina: Sylvia Hatchell’s brother: ‘Now we can help her’ (Gaston Gazette) http://t.co/T19OgcNz9H #ncaaw -> Injured players…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-20-2013

UCLA Bruins, Cori Close boast No. 1 2014 recruiting class heading into early signing period (ESPN) http://t.co/Uh9ikigniJ #ncaaw #prep -> Prospects Nation 2015 Rankings Roundtable Part I: http://t.co/OjO8S4W0xS Part II: http://t.co/KRf4sjI3ov #prep -> 1- WNBL stat leaders: Pts: Jenna O'Hea…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-18-2013

Dishin & Swishin 10/17 Podcast: Women’s National Team director Carol Callan looks at future of USA Basketball http://t.co/adtMSVbOyA #2016 -> Holy Cross: Former players & coaches sign letter of support for Bill Gibbons (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) http://t.co/ZHfQKRAhq8 #ncaaw ->…

The Atlanta Dream fires head coach/general manager Fred Williams

From the Dream: The Atlanta Dream has decided not to renew the contract of general manager/head coach Fred Williams for the 2014 season. Williams, whose contract runs through Nov. 30, will move to a consultant position as the team transitions…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-17-2013

North Little Rock, Arkansas to host 2015 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament http://t.co/z3SaCINjgd #ncaaw -> Holy Cross women's basketball coach steps down after former player alleges abuse in suit (AP) http://t.co/EPiXUqxrbD #ncaaw -> C. Vivian Stringer mum on last contract year…

Dishin & Swishin 10/17/13 Podcast: Women’s National Team Director Carol Callan looks at the past, present and future of USA Basketball

Dishin & Swishin 10/17/13 Podcast: Women’s National Team Director Carol Callan looks at the past, present and future of USA Basketball

[display_podcast] The WNBA season is in the books and NCAA teams are practicing for the upcoming season. With the lull in the action, it seemed like a great time this week to catch up with Carol Callan, the Director of…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-16-2013

Moral to the Gary Kloppenburg story: Nice guys do finish last (Tulsa World) http://t.co/ybbA7WNu3a #wnba -> "It would be unfair to underestimate the train wreck [Tulsa] was when Kloppenburg took over." (Tulsa World) http://t.co/ybbA7WNu3a #wnba -> Kloppenburg: "I'm very disappointed…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-15-2013

RT @tulsashock: The Tulsa Shock have relieved Gary Kloppenburg of his coaching duties for the 2014 season. We wish Gary nothing but the be… -> RT @tulsashock: "He is a man of character and we wish him success in his…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 10-14-2013

UConn's Breanna Stewart selected as 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year http://t.co/N5CPQaSdLB #ncaaw -> Connecticut unanimous preseason favorite to win 2013-14 American Athletic Conference regular-season title http://t.co/0kJ83oLanO #ncaaw -> Tennessee tabbed to win 2014 SEC WBB championship.…