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Month: September 2015

USA Women’s National Team to go on European exhibition tour

USA Basketball announced that 11 USA Women’s National Team athletes will participate in a training camp in Spain, and compete in four exhibition games in Spain, Italy and Czech Republic from Oct. 2-10, 2015. The team will train Oct. 2-3 in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-29-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-28-2015 http://t.co/9ulHQE7owG #ncaaw #wnba -> Mystics guard Armintie Herrington retiring after nine seasons http://t.co/awt4jTa50v #wnba -> Phoenix Mercury get closure, but #WNBA statement small consolation for mistaken call (AZ Central) http://t.co/cIWS8D3PFq…

Fever defeat Liberty, 66-51, advance to WNBA Finals

Fever defeat Liberty, 66-51, advance to WNBA Finals

Notes || By the Numbers || Quotes || Social Media Recap Led by Marissa Coleman and Tamika Catchings, the Indiana Fever defeated the New York Liberty 66-51 in game three of the WNBA Eastern Conference finals. With the victory the…

Brittney Griner suspended for start of USA Basketball training camp

From USA Basketball: USA Basketball today announced that Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury), who pled guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and entered a diversion program, will be suspended for 20 percent of the next USA Basketball Women’s National Team camp in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-28-2015

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-21-2015 to 09-27-2015 http://t.co/JWAVkOoMD9 #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> Michigan: Kim Barnes Arico agrees to 3-year contract extension http://t.co/BGUkY1065C #ncaaw -> #WNBA issues statement on the foul called at the…

WNBA statement on call in Minnesota Lynx at Phoenix Mercury game in Western Conference finals

The WNBA admits that referee Amy Bonner’s call in the last seconds of the second game in the Western finals series between the Minnesota Lynx and the Phoenix Mercury Sunday afternoon was erroneous. Renee Brown, WNBA Chief of Basketball Operations…

Fever overcome 18-point deficit to beat Liberty, take game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals

Fever overcome 18-point deficit to beat Liberty, take game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals

From the teams: The Indiana Fever came from behind to win game two of the WNBA Eastern Conference Finals, 70-64, on Sunday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. These two teams will meet for a winner take all game three on…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-21-2015 to 09-27-2015

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-21-2015 Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-15-2015 to 09-20-2015http://t.co/wLQw26uSXA #ncaaw #wnba -> Washington is crushed at home, lose game 2 to Liberty (Washington Post)http://t.co/sRmC0TXBfb #wnba -> New York rides…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-27-2015

Today on TV, #WNBA conference finals game 2 on ESPN: New York at Indiana, 1pm ET || Minnesota at Phoenix, 3pm ET http://t.co/LqSLFbOlZn -> 2015 #WNBA All-Defensive Team: Brittney Griner, Tamika Catchings, Briann January, Angel McCoughtry, Nneka Ogwumike http://t.co/Kf2ucuIDym ->…

Two-time WNBA Defensive Player Of The Year Brittney Griner headlines 2015 WNBA All-Defensive Team

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, the 2015 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year headlines the 2015 WNBA All-Defensive Team. This marks the second consecutive All-Defensive First Team appearance for Griner, who this season became the first player to be named Defensive…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-26-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-25-2015 http://t.co/uPurdLyLkb #ncaaw #wnba -> Catchings, Fever need to control the game to stay alive in East finals (ESPN) http://t.co/k5kMlcxIl6 #wnba -> Mercury need to make adjustments against Lynx in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-25-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-24-2015 http://t.co/Tfc88eFGZZ #ncaaw #wnba -> Brunson dominates the boards as Lynx take game 1 in Western Conference finals, beat Phoenix 67-60 (Hoopfeed) http://t.co/dX9E5WsqnB #wnba -> Aggressive Lynx take game 1 from…

Brunson dominates the boards as Lynx take game 1 in Western Conference finals, beat Phoenix 67-60

Brunson dominates the boards as Lynx take game 1 in Western Conference finals, beat Phoenix 67-60

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Phoenix Mercury 67-60 in game one of the Western Conference finals at the Target Center Thursday night in Minneapolis in front of 8,732 fans. The Lynx started off slow, trailing the Mercury 21-14 after the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-24-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-23-2015 http://t.co/8ZaMOfmYE2 #ncaaw #wnba #fiba -> Rookie Kiah Stokes leads Liberty in 84-67 win over Fever in East finals game 1, recap/notes/quotes http://t.co/Y2d6OO7Obt #wnba -> Sylvia Fowles' challenge: Contain Brittney…

Seattle wins the 2015 WNBA draft lottery

The odds played out to perfection as the Seattle Storm won the 2015 draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick in next spring’s draft. Team odds were based on the cumulative records of the lottery teams over the two…

Audio: Lynx talk playoffs before facing Mercury in West finals game 1

Western Conference Finals Schedule Game 1 – Thursday, Sept. 24, Phoenix at Minneapolis, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Game 2 – Sunday, Sept. 27, Minneapolis at Phoenix, 3 p.m., ESPN2 Game 3* – Tuesday, Sept. 29, Phoenix at Minneapolis, TBD, ESPN2 *If…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-23-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-22-2015 http://t.co/8782P3DqfB #ncaaw #wnba -> #WNBA draft lottery moved to halftime of Western conference finals game one  http://t.co/fpxiBqcn7V -> Liberty put a spell on the Mystics, advance to East Finals…

Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd named 2015 WNBA Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie team announced

Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd named 2015 WNBA Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie team announced

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd is the 2015 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the first player in the franchise’s 16-year history to win the honor. She received 21 votes from a national panel of 39 sportswriters and broadcasters.  New York Liberty center Kiah Stokes…

Stokes and Charles lead Liberty in 84-67 win over Fever in game 1 of Eastern Conference finals

Stokes and Charles lead Liberty in 84-67 win over Fever in game 1 of Eastern Conference finals

Led by a career-high 21 points from rookie center Kiah Stokes, the New York Liberty defeated the Indiana Fever 84-67 at Madison Square Garden in game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Game 2 of the best-of-three series is Sunday in…

Lynx beat Sparks in game 3, 91-80, advance to Western conference finals for fifth straight year

Lynx beat Sparks in game 3, 91-80, advance to Western conference finals for fifth straight year

Notes | Quotes | By the Numbers | Social Media Recap The Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 91-80 to advance to the Western conference finals for the fifth consecutive season. Led by Maya Moore (20 points plus eight rebounds), five…

Draft lottery moved to halftime of Western conference finals game one

The 2016 WNBA draft lottery will be televised live on ESPN2 on Thursday, Sept. 24.  The telecast, hosted by anchor Matt Barrie, will air during halftime of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals featuring the Phoenix Mercury at the…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-22-2015

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-21-2015 http://t.co/mnAIlrIJYy #ncaaw #wnba -> Texas A&M: NCAA grants immediate eligibility to transfer from Michigan State, 6-0 F/G Jasmine Lumpkin http://t.co/igZzoiNJmu #ncaaw -> Big Ten announces WBB TV slate http://t.co/6szHbChlcB…

Liberty put a spell on the Mystics, advance to East Finals after 79-54 victory

Liberty put a spell on the Mystics, advance to East Finals after 79-54 victory

Led by Coach of the Year Bill Laimbeer, the New York Liberty defeated the Washington Mystics 79-74 Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in game three of the Eastern conference semifinals series between the two teams. The Mystics had a…

The WNBA rolls out a new ad to market the playoffs

The WNBA released a new ad campaign today marketing the 2015 playoffs with a video called “Watch Me.” The spot first aired on ABC’s Good Morning America. The final games of the conference semifinals take place today in a doubleheader.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 09-21-2015

Catch up on last week's news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-15-2015 to 09-20-2015 http://t.co/wLQw26uSXA #ncaaw #wnba -> Washington is crushed at home, lose game 2 to Liberty (Washington Post) http://t.co/sRmC0TXBfb #wnba -> New York rides Tina Charles' outburst to…