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No. 4 Stanford survives epic comeback from No. 21 Cal for 70-64 victory in Battle of the Bay opener

No. 4 Stanford survives epic comeback from No. 21 Cal for 70-64 victory in Battle of the Bay opener

PALO ALTO, Calif. – No. 4 Stanford (20-1, 9-0) won the first game in the Battle of the Bay series, dominating No. 21 Cal, 70-64 and holding off a late Golden Bears rally in front of 4,228 fans at Maples…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-30-2014

Utah defeats visiting Colorado in down-to-the-wire contest, 58-55 (Deseret News) http://t.co/wET5enOuBM #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results http://t.co/3hOp4FlxiV Today's games http://t.co/LYb2ANaShI Today on TV http://t.co/HZpUC6DGZp #ncaaw -> This week's CollegeInsider Mid Major Top 25: 1-Gonzaga 2-Chattanooga 3-San Diego 4-Bowling Green 5-Wichita St.…

Five Questions with No. 21 California head coach Lindsay Gottlieb as the Golden Bears head into the Battle of the Bay

Five Questions with No. 21 California head coach Lindsay Gottlieb as the Golden Bears head into the Battle of the Bay

The “Battle of the Bay” part I takes place this Thursday night at Maples Pavilion when No. 21 California travels to the peninsula to take on No. 4 Stanford in the first of two games in four days between the Bay…

Cal and Stanford ready for Battle of the Bay, rivalry has over a century of roots

Cal and Stanford ready for Battle of the Bay, rivalry has over a century of roots

Battle of the Bay, Part 1 No. 21 California (14-5, 6-2) at No. 4/ Stanford (19-1, 8-0) Thursday, January 30, 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, Maples Pavilion, Stanford, Calif. Last: Cal 67, Stanford 55 (Jan. 13, 2013 in Palo Alto) TV:…

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

[display_podcast] It is not very often in the world of professional sports that there is a job opening for either the head coaching position or the general manager job when the franchise has been to the championship game or series…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-29-2014

Yesterday's results http://t.co/oMs4LqhLVq Today's games http://t.co/LYb2ANaShI Today on TV http://t.co/HZpUC6DGZp #ncaaw -> All 5 Patriot League @PL_WBB games today streamed free on the league's network: http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Catch up on all of yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for…

Rosters announced for the 2014 McDonald’s All American Game, UCLA has most commits participating

The McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Games unveiled the official rosters for the 13th Annual Girl’s Game during a selection show on ESPNU. The nation’s top annual high school basketball all-star event will again be played at Chicago’s United…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-28-2014

#4 Stanford stays atop Pac-12 with 86-59 victory over visiting USC, no answers for Chiney Ogwumike (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/44WydmzRsW #ncaaw -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-27-2014 http://t.co/OyLRcllJ1v #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results http://t.co/xVCFYto7fn Today's games http://t.co/LYb2ANaShI…

Notes on the USA Today Coaches Poll for January 28, 2014: No dropouts, Gonzaga on the rise

Connecticut maintains its season-long place atop the USA Today Coaches poll for the week of January 28, 2014. No schools dropped out of the poll. Big movers in the poll in a positive direction include Gonzaga, elevated to the No.…

Finalists for 2017-2020 Women’s Final Four hosts named

Seven cities have been named finalists to host future Women’s Final Fours, the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committees announced Monday. The process to identify the Final Four locations for 2017-2020 will conclude in November 2014. Finalists include Pittsburgh, Columbus,…

No. 4 Stanford stays atop the Pac-12 with 86-59 victory over visiting USC

No. 4 Stanford stays atop the Pac-12 with 86-59 victory over visiting USC

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Visiting unranked USC (14-7, 7-2), fresh from a road victory over No. 21 Cal Friday night had no answers for Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Monday as the senior forward led her team to an 86-59 victory at…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-27-2014

RT @CalCoachG: Pretty cool that the "real" @hoopfeed was at our game tonight! -> RT @Queen_Of_Sheeba: Never can sleep knowing I have a big game the next day. Close my eyes and I be envisioning plays. -> Oh hey @warriors,…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014:  Can Kayla McBride lead Notre Dame to a title?

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Can Kayla McBride lead Notre Dame to a title?

[display_podcast] It is our pleasure to introduce a new feature on Hoopfeed. As we head toward conference tournaments, the NCAA tournament and then the WNBA draft, Dishin & Swishin podcast host David Siegel is taking time to chat with some…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-26-2014

Yesterday's results http://t.co/oHqxvhTlXt Today's games http://t.co/LYb2ANaShI Today on TV http://t.co/HZpUC6DGZp <–over 20 games #ncaaw -> RT @DishNSwish: Time out with 11:49 left, UConn 16, USF 15. Coutrney Williams with 6 for USF, Hartley with 8 for UConn -> Notre Dame:…

No. 19 Cal’s second half surge leads to win over UCLA, 69-53

No. 19 Cal’s second half surge leads to win over UCLA, 69-53

BERKELEY, Calif. – What started out as a close first half match morphed into a rout as No. 19 Cal defeated UCLA 69-53 Sunday night in front of a rowdy crowd of 2,060 fans in Berkeley. Reshanda Gray and Brittany…

Breanna Stewart and Bria Hartley lead Connecticut past South Florida, 81-53

HARTFORD, Conn. – When three of the six players in Connecticut’s rotation today were 6-4 or taller, the strategy of pound the ball inside is easy to understand. It was pretty clear to South Florida as well, and the Bulls…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-25-2014

Final: #4 Stanford 72, UCLA 55 http://t.co/m0aJvkA7l4 #ncaaw -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-24-2014 http://t.co/YwcqRxz2Pi #ncaaw -> Texas still struggling to reinvigorate fan base (Statesman|com) http://t.co/9nq8JLMN8j #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results http://t.co/HCBKOuH8r3 Today's games http://t.co/7Ng05dQW7z…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-24-2014

Yesterday's results http://t.co/ohyFFeY34g Today's games http://t.co/7Ng05dQW7z Today on TV http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Dishin & Swishin 1/22 Podcast: Vanderbilt's Melanie Balcomb on hosting South Carolina plus @katiesmith30 (HF) http://t.co/xKDNX3NMuM #ncaaw -> RT @JenniferGabou: @espnW @hoopfeed when a man who coached #NCAAW…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-23-2014

Tulsa Shock to hire former Dream boss Fred Williams as head coach (Tulsa World) http://t.co/jJu86g99Cs #wnba -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-22-2014 http://t.co/9Cv0TiyPu1 #ncaaw #wnba -> Yesterday's results http://t.co/lKRZQi6A9Q Today's games http://t.co/LYb2ANaShI Today on…

Tulsa Shock name Fred Williams head coach

Tulsa Shock name Fred Williams head coach

From Tulsa: The Tulsa Shock announced Fred Williams as the new Head Coach this afternoon. Williams spent six seasons with the Atlanta Dream (2008-2013) and was part of a coaching staff that won three WNBA Eastern Conference Championship titles (2010,…

Dishin & Swishin 01/22/14 Podcast: #WhyNotVandy? Melanie Balcomb & Vanderbilt host South Carolina in a battle of SEC upstarts

Dishin & Swishin 01/22/14 Podcast: #WhyNotVandy? Melanie Balcomb & Vanderbilt host South Carolina in a battle of SEC upstarts

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s 2014 Final Four is in Nashville. The talk all season has been about the Tennessee Lady Vols trying to get to play in the Final Four in their home state My question to you though, is…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 01-22-2014

Yesterday's results http://t.co/vJN5NtCQkw Today's games http://t.co/7Ng05dQW7z Today on TV http://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Phoenix picked for 2014 WNBA All-Star Game (AZ Central) http://t.co/wK0OM1l9DS #wnba -> The Phoenix Mercury "announcement" will be live streamed at 1:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. MT http://t.co/FOWLTDdSn8 #wnba…

Phoenix to host the 2014 WNBA All-star Game in mid-July

Phoenix to host the 2014 WNBA All-star Game in mid-July

Phoenix will host the 2014 All-Star game on July 19 at US Airways Center. It will be the second time the Mercury will serve as the home for the showcase of the league’s best players. The game will be nationally televised…

Angela Taylor named executive vice-president and general manager of the Atlanta Dream

Angela Taylor named executive vice-president and general manager of the Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream announced today that Angela Taylor has been named the team’s Executive Vice-President and General Manager. Taylor previously served as Vice-President and General Manager for the Washington Mystics for two seasons (2009-10) and Vice-President…

SEC schools gear up for “We Back Pat” Week, January 19-26, 2014

SEC schools gear up for “We Back Pat” Week, January 19-26, 2014

The SEC in cooperation with its 14- member institutions has for the third year organized a “We Back Pat” Week. The week-long initiative is focused on bringing awareness and recognition to The Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee…