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Month: May 2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-30-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-29-2015 http://t.co/XIfTHUcJvI #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> Shavonte Zellous wins arbitration case against Turkish club Galatasary, awarded $200K (AP) http://t.co/1zwqy8mxct #wnba -> Dishin & Swishin 5/28 Podcast: @Brian_Agler looks to create…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-29-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-28-2015 http://t.co/zYeQllKJO4 #ncaaw #wnba -> It's official: Transfer from Georgia Tech, Kaela Davis joins South Carolina Gamecocks http://t.co/g7eoo8IaLH #ncaaw -> Video: Texas A&M: Gary Blair's 1st pitch at @Rangers game,…

Player’s union issues statement on possible appeal of Griner-Johnson suspensions, WNBA prez is “firm” on decision

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) issued a statement regarding the seven-game suspension handed down to Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson after the two were arrested in a domestic violence incident last month. Griner…

Mystics guard Ivory Latta resigns from UNC assistant coach job to concentrate on pro career

Release from UNC: In order to pursue new opportunities in her basketball playing career, North Carolina assistant coach Ivory Latta has decided to resign from her position with the Tar Heels. “I love Coach Hatchell and the University of North…

Asia Durr named Parade’s 2015 Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Louisville commit Asia Durr (St. Pius X Catholic, Atlanta, Ga.) is Parade’s 2015 Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The full roster for the Parade All-America High School Girls Basketball Team: Seniors Only Name Pos. High School Height College Kristine Anigwe C…

South Carolina adds heralded transfer from Georgia Tech, 6-2 guard Kaela Davis

Release from South Carolina: South Carolina head women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley announced that Kaela Davis (Suwanee, Ga./Buford HS) has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the University and play for the Gamecocks. Davis, who was a two-time All-ACC…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-28-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-27-2015 http://t.co/ZvflCprO1y #wnba #ncaaw -> Women’s basketball overall APR increases, Grambling State and Savannah State hit with penalties (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/ZKLTERdZzD #ncaaw -> RT @msrita68: 4 years ago Grambling WBB had…

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

[display_podcast] Last night the Los Angeles Sparks opened their 2015 WNBA schedule with a preseason victory over the Chicago Sky at Mohegan Sun Arena, 76-67. The game marked the Brian Agler’s debut as the Sparks’ head coach. He spent the…

Part 3: Coaches help to #BreakTheStigma around depression and suicide: “The why….”

Part 3: Coaches help to #BreakTheStigma around depression and suicide: “The why….”

Part 1 by Lindsey Werntz Part 2 by Meghin Williams At the beginning of the month University of Florida assistant coach Shimmy Gray-Miller began a project focusing on mental health awareness, depression and suicide in athletics. Her efforts included publishing a series of essays on…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-27-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-26-2015 http://t.co/xIRE67HWjG #ncaaw #wnba -> Matchups for annual Big Ten/ACC challenge announced, event extended through 2020 http://t.co/6ebyoNJidQ #ncaaw -> Final: Atlanta 85, New York 72 http://t.co/MPu1HkMRrb #wnba #preseason Wheeler 13pts,…

Women’s basketball overall APR increases, Grambling State and Savannah State hit with penalties

Infographic: How the APR is calculated The NCAA released the 2013-14 Academic Progress Rate results on Wednesday. Each Division I sports team calculates its APR every academic year. Each semester scholarship student-athletes earn one point for remaining eligible and one…

Matchups for the ninth annual Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge announced

The Big Ten and Atlantic Coast Conferences announced the matchups for the ninth annual Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge. The event has been extended through the 2020 season. It features 14 matchups for the second consecutive season. Game times, as well as…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-26-2015

2015 #WNBA preseason schedule http://t.co/nw6VUUlLBh Today: Phoenix at Seattle, 2 p.m. ET http://t.co/emJ62uPdzT -> Lynx's scrimmage with Mystics focused on analytics, not rules (StarTribune) http://t.co/GUAm3EAnav #wnba -> #NJCAA investigating Hutchinson Community College WBB program (Wichita Eagle) http://t.co/VAqykAnR34 -> Illinois launches…

Lexie Brown to transfer from Maryland, will attend a school closer to home

Maryland head coach Brenda Frese announced that rising junior, 5-9 guard Lexie Brown (Suwanee, Georgia) has been granted her release. This past season Brown averaged 13.3 points per game, was named to the All-Big Ten First Team and earned the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-25-2015

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 05-18-2015 to 05-24-2015  http://t.co/JMAoye5cq7 #ncaaw #wnba -> Atlanta waives G Chucky Jeffery, F/C Monique Oliver, C Lauren Okafor. Signs G Erica Wheeler to training camp contract. #wnba -> 2015…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 05-18-2015 to 05-24-2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-18-2015 Texas: Tina Thompson named assistant coach http://t.co/oN6HO2d2Z6 #ncaaw #wnba#comets -> Karen Aston: Hiring Tina Thompson is “an absolute home run for Texas Basketball”http://t.co/oN6HO2d2Z6 #ncaaw -> LIU Brooklyn: Stephanie Oliver named head coach http://t.co/19e02UJpt1 #ncaaw…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-24-2015

An affair, job loss, lawsuit: A tangled legal battle at Detroit athletics might be over (Free Press) http://t.co/J4U9skvqkZ #ncaaw -> Illinois: AD vows changes on the way (News-Gazette) http://t.co/3k4qJq8oGt #ncaaw -> Oregon: 5-5 guard Drea Toler transferring from program (…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-23-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-22-2015 http://t.co/PJYDA02heW #ncaaw #wnba -> 2015 #WNBA preseason schedule http://t.co/nw6VUUlLBh Today in Louisville: Indiana vs. Connecticut 5pm || Atlanta vs. Washington 7pm -> RT @UofLWBB: .@UofLWBB All-Americans and @AtlantaDream's Shoni…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-22-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-21-2015 http://t.co/IvQajsupc3 #ncaaw #wnba -> Adelaide Lightning gets financial lifeline/naming rights partnership, will stay afloat http://t.co/pGxCSwGqlq #wnbl -> Air Force: Chris Gobrecht announces staff for 2015-16 http://t.co/SOfqyaiPFK #ncaaw -> Air…

2015 WNBA Preseason Schedule

Preseason (all times Eastern) Friday, May 22 Chicago 83, New York 55 Tulsa 81, San Antonio 51 Saturday, May 23 Atlanta Dream Classic in Louisville Connecticut Sun 76, Indiana Fever 68 Washington Mystics 79, Atlanta Dream 55 Tuesday, May 26…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-21-2015

New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince to miss beginning of season to play in EuroBasket for Russia http://t.co/9t8iNZzSQI #wnba -> Tulsa Shock cut 6-8 center Mimi Mungedi from roster. #wnba -> Tulsa: Glory Johnson still a no show at training…

Los Angeles Sparks announce EquiTrust Life Insurance Company marquee sponsor for 2015

The Los Angeles Sparks announced a partnership with EquiTrust Life Insurance Company as the marquee sponsor for the 2015 season. “The partnership between EquiTrust and the Sparks is a perfect fit as both organizations are committed to the interests of…

Updated: The Women’s Sports Foundation launches petition to deny Isiah Thomas ownership of New York Liberty

June 5, 2015 Update: Madison Square Garden responds to the Women’s Sports Foundation: “The Women’s Sports Foundation has continued to rely on erroneous and exaggerated media reports regarding Isiah Thomas and MSG.  They are misinformed.  In fact, the case was never concluded.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-20-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-19-2015 http://t.co/kBbSG6c5zA #ncaaw #wnba -> Indiana Fever to stage Guinness World Records attempt on opening night http://t.co/feHxKhfxJ4 #wnba -> Part 2: Coaches help to #BreakTheStigma around depression and suicide: “Nobody…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-19-2015

Georgia Tech: Kaela Davis leaves program http://t.co/RcoQ9sQSun #ncaaw -> Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-18-2015 http://t.co/8rWDkYDWgI #ncaaw #wnba -> TCU signs transfer from USC, 6-foot-2 forward Amy Okonkwo http://t.co/TjsaHxfaye #ncaaw -> Nike signs top four…