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Month: June 2015

Northern Illinois: Lisa Carlsen named head coach

Northern Illinois: Lisa Carlsen named head coach

Lisa Carlsen, who spent the last eight seasons at Lewis University, was introduced as Northern Illinois University’s tenth women’s basketball head coach on Tuesday.  She replaces Kathi Bennett who resigned in April. Bennett compiled a record of 57-93 in five seasons at NIU.…

New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince set to play for first time this season

From the Liberty: New York Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince will be active for the first time this season when the Liberty face the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., on ESPN2, announced head coach Bill…

Tulsa Shock: Skylar Diggins out with knee injury

From Tulsa: Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss tonight’s game in Seattle due to a knee sprain she suffered in Sunday night’s game versus the Storm at the BOK Center. Diggins, the 2014 WNBA Most Improved Player of the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-29-2015

Former North Carolina player Jessica Washington transfers to Kansas http://t.co/IY1qsn7iKa #ncaaw -> Oregon adds fifth-year transfer Kat Cooper (Boston College) to 2015-2016 roster (Daily Emerald) http://t.co/gReoFVue9z #ncaaw -> Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-22-2015…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-22-2015 to 06-28-2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-28-2015 Catch up on yesterday’s news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-27-2015http://t.co/RbrzEz4Pke #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> #EuroBasketWomen2015: France, finally, looking for golden crown, faces Serbia in finalhttp://t.co/9Tpadx80hn #fiba -> #EuroBasketWomen2015: Turkey earns chance to qualify…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-28-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-27-2015 http://t.co/RbrzEz4Pke #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> #EuroBasketWomen2015: France, finally, looking for golden crown, faces Serbia in final http://t.co/9Tpadx80hn #fiba -> #EuroBasketWomen2015: Turkey earns chance to qualify for 2016 Olympics, nixes…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-27-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-26-2015 http://t.co/vFWxJYht5n #ncaaw #wnba -> Connecticut overcomes deficit to defeat Los Angeles, 80-76 in overtime, wins seventh in a row (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/tPSNliQhsE #wnba -> Fever fall at home to Sky :…

WNBA celebrates league-wide Pride month for second year

WNBA celebrates league-wide Pride month for second year

The WNBA is celebrating Pride month all around the league for the second year in a row with an integrated marketing, media, grassroots and social responsibility program. “The WNBA embraces people of every gender and sexual orientation,” said WNBA President Laurel J. Richie…

Connecticut overcomes deficit to defeat Los Angeles, 80-76 in overtime, wins seventh in a row

Connecticut overcomes deficit to defeat Los Angeles, 80-76 in overtime, wins seventh in a row

Box Score || By the Numbers UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun continued their comeback success Friday night, defeating the Los Angeles Sparks 80-76 in overtime to raise their record to 7-1, the franchise’s best start since going 8-1 in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-26-2015

Catch up on yesterday’s news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-25-2015 http://t.co/GzMdN01rmb #wnba #ncaaw #fiba -> Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference for @TulsaShock (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/egBLir4jo8 #wnba -> Notes/Quotes/By the Numbers: San Antonio defeats Phoenix…

Minnesota comes back from 18-point deficit to beat Seattle, 76-73

Minnesota comes back from 18-point deficit to beat Seattle, 76-73

Final | Storm falls to @minnesotalynx 76-73. @JennaOHea had a career high 17p. pic.twitter.com/wWLWbAluAI — Seattle Storm (@seattlestorm) June 26, 2015 Box Score || Notes || Quotes || By the Numbers The Minnesota Lynx (6-2) launched an impressive comeback from an…

San Antonio defeats Phoenix 76-71, Stars earn first win of the season

.@justDROB with 2 and a foul with just over 3min left in the game! #SAstars Current score: 67-66 Stars pic.twitter.com/Se9edpxOaW — San Antonio Stars (@SAStars) June 26, 2015 Box Score || Notes || Quotes || By the Numbers The San Antonio…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-25-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-24-2015 http://t.co/zJnnXqSrxX #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> Video: Elena Delle Donne on career-highs in victory vs. Atlanta yesterday (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/ibw6q6st0l #wnba -> Today's #WNBA games: Phoenix at San Antonio 8pm ET…

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Youth must be served is a quote often used to describe the determination, the drive, the passion young…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-24-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-23-2015 http://t.co/YYrWDzCVVr #wnba #ncaaw -> One game today: Atlanta at Chicago, 12:30pm ET, LiveAccess #wnba -> Brittney Griner ready to return to basketball (AP) http://t.co/fjvuuVdNBH #wnba -> EuroBasket quarterfinals: Turkey…

Delle Donne scores career-high and Chicago survives Atlanta in overtime, 100-96

Delle Donne scores career-high and Chicago survives Atlanta in overtime, 100-96

Video courtesy of the Chicago Sky. Box Score || Notes || Quotes || By the Numbers || Social Media Recap On “Camp Day” at Allstate Arena in front of thousands of kids, the Chicago Sky (4-3) outlasted the Atlanta Dream (3-6)…

Participants in 2015 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout announced, tourney features Cal, Ohio St., Syracuse, Texas A&M

Team that will participate in the 2015 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas include: Cal Fordham Liberty Ohio State Syracuse Texas A&M Texas Tech Washington The tournament will run during the Thanksgiving weekend. Texas A&M announced that the Aggies will play Cal on Nov.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-23-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-22-2015 http://t.co/H2mPq01pJX #ncaaw #wnba -> Rutgers welcomes it 2 new assistants: Ervin Monier and Kelley Gibson http://t.co/ktcPJGe7xK #ncaaw -> #WNBA decision on Isiah Thomas was a "face-saving measure for Jim…

Career-high from Ruffin-Pratt helps Mystics snap two-game home losing streak and beat Sparks 84-80

Career-high from Ruffin-Pratt helps Mystics snap two-game home losing streak and beat Sparks 84-80

That’s a ‘Stics win! #Mystics 84, #Sparks 80 @TeePratt14 and @EmmaMeesseman with 20 pts a piece pic.twitter.com/NFdxMUYKhh — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) June 24, 2015 Box score The Washington Mystics (5-2) snapped a two-game home losing streak, defeating the Los Angeles…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-22-2015

Final: Phoenix 84, Seattle 72 http://t.co/Ar8Ci07Oeg #wnba -> Strong third quarter pushes Sun past Sparks, 76-68. Story/photos/social media recap http://t.co/LSLljw1Gf2 #wnba -> Syracuse assistant Kelly Gibson leaves to take same position at Rutgers (Daily Orange) http://t.co/MutOURoy24 #ncaaw -> Brittney Griner…

WNBA statement on Isiah Thomas’ application for an ownership interest in New York Liberty

The WNBA released the following statement today regarding the league and New York Liberty’s agreement to suspend consideration of Isiah Thomas’ application for an ownership interest: “After further discussion and with the season underway, the WNBA and the New York…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 06-15-2015 to 06-21-2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-21-2015 Catch up on yesterday’s news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-20-2015http://t.co/OlxzGqVUj5 #ncaaw #wnba -> 4 #WNBA games today, all on local TV & NBA TV, no Live Access http://t.co/LRokKR0rOa NYL at ATL, CON at…

Strong third quarter pushes Sun past Sparks, 76-68

Strong third quarter pushes Sun past Sparks, 76-68

LOS ANGELES – Connecticut (6-1) ended a three-game West Coast road trip with a hard-fought 76-68 win over injury-plagued Los Angeles (0-4) at the Staples Center Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd that included Sparks owner Magic Johnson. Led…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-21-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-20-2015 http://t.co/OlxzGqVUj5 #ncaaw #wnba -> 4 #WNBA games today, all on local TV & NBA TV, no Live Access http://t.co/LRokKR0rOa NYL at ATL, CON at LAS, TUL at MIN, PHO…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-20-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-19-2015 http://t.co/Dk1yyW5G7s #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> Dishin & Swishin 6/18 podcast features Anne Donovan: Are the Sun the best story of the early #WNBA season? http://t.co/0AEDFyHgY6 -> Today's games: Washington…