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Coaches select Jamie Weisner as 2016 Pac-12 Player of the Year, Charli Turner Thorne as COY and Kristine Anigwe as FOY

In a vote of the league’s 12 women’s basketball head coaches, Oregon State seniorJamie Weisner was voted the Pac-12 Player of the Year, making her the first OSU player to win the honor in 15 years. The coaches also voted Calfornia’s Kristine…

NCAA announces second of three February top 10 rankings

NCAA announces second of three February top 10 rankings

Who's in? The #ncaaW committee reveals its latest top 10. #REVEAL10https://t.co/GRp63CKhU9 — NCAA Women’s Basketball (@ncaawbb) February 16, 2016 The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee announced the second of three February top-10 rankings in seed order today. This is the second of…

NCAA announces third of three February top 10 rankings

With Selection Monday only 15 days away, here's where the #ncaaW committee's top 10 teams rank!https://t.co/EBxD7f4WgM — NCAA Women’s Basketball (@ncaawbb) March 1, 2016 The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee announced the third of three February top-10…

Evansville: Head coach Oties Epps resigns

From Evansville: University of Evansville Director of Athletics Mark Spencer has announced that he has accepted the resignation of head women’s basketball coach Oties Epps, effective immediately. “Oties has given all he had to try and ensure the success of…

Big Ten announces postseason honors

Rachel Banham of @GopherWBB named 2016 #B1GWBBall Player of the Year by media & coaches. pic.twitter.com/mQn6ynz3oJ — Big Ten Women's Basketball (@B1Gwbball) February 29, 2016 The Big Ten Conference unveiled the women’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners. Minnesota’s…

Phoenix Mercury sign 6-2 forward Sonja Petrovic

The Phoenix Mercury signed 6-2 forward Sonja Petrovic (Belgrade, Serbia). Petrovic is in her second season with ZVVZ USK Praha in the Czech League, and has one full year of WNBA experience after spending the 2012 season with the Chicago Sky. From the…

Pac-12 announces women’s basketball All-Conference honors as selected by coaches

The Pac-12 Conference office announced the 15-member All-Pac-12 Women’s Basketball team, as well as the five member Pac-12 All-Defensive and Pac-12 All-Freshman teams, as voted on by the league’s 12 head coaches. Among those selected are four three-time all-conference honorees: Oregon’s Jillian…

AP Poll – Feb. 29, 2016: Colorado State moves up, Oklahoma State and Missouri drop out

Stanford women’s basketball won the 1000th game in program history on Friday with a victory over Oregon State. Notes There were no changes in the top four with UConn remaining in the top spot followed by Notre Dame, South Carolina…

Indiana Fever announces preseason games

The Indiana Fever announced a pair of preseason games prior to the start of their 2016 regular season. On Sunday, May 1, Indiana will host the Dallas Wings in an afternoon (1:00 p.m. ET) preseason opener for both clubs at…

Pac-12 Players of the Week for Feb. 22-28: Stanford’s Erica McCall and Cal’s Kristine Anigwe

Pac-12 Players of the Week for Feb. 22-28: Stanford’s Erica McCall and Cal’s Kristine Anigwe

The Pac-12 Conference office announced the players of the week for the final week of the regular season. Stanford’s Erica McCall is voted the Pac-12 Player of the Week for the first time in her career, while California’s Kristine Anigwe is named…

2016 Division I women’s basketball conference tournament championships

2016 Division I women’s basketball conference tournament championships

2016 Division I women’s basketball conference tournament championships. Check back throughout March to see which teams earn automatic bids to the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. TV Schedule Conference Dates Locations Regular Season Champion Tournament Champion America East March 5-6 &…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-28-2016

Yesterday's results https://t.co/Uk5JWgWNVd Today's games https://t.co/LYb2AMTgT8 Today on TV/Streaming https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Not a typo, Pitt only scored 10pts vs. #10 Louisville in 1st half, yikes! #ncaaw https://t.co/EVKBoeS7yH -> Out here on the West Coast, it's the last day of…

No. 7 Oregon State rebounds from loss, overcomes upset-minded Cal to earn share of Pac-12 title

No. 7 Oregon State rebounds from loss, overcomes upset-minded Cal to earn share of Pac-12 title

Takes an incredible team to survive the @pac12 – could not be prouder of this resilient and amazing group! #GoBeavs pic.twitter.com/RKRp4Tsc5H — Scott Rueck (@CoachRueck) February 28, 2016 BERKELEY, Calif. – After losing to No. 13 Stanford Friday night, No.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-27-2016

Yesterday's results https://t.co/RyLigXlsBr Today's games https://t.co/LYb2AMTgT8 Today on TV/Streaming https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> #13 @StanfordWBB tops #7 Oregon State in historic victory, program reaches 1,000 wins. Full recap/video: https://t.co/9GqY4gJHLg #ncaaw -> RT @DishNSwish: At the end of the first half, UConn…

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

STORRS, Conn. – The No. 1 Connecticut Huskies, riding their unprecedented run of success, seem to have at least one person on the All-American team each season. That honor affords the player the right to have their jersey number immortalized…

No. 1 UConn celebrates their seniors, takes care of Tulane, 80-40

STORRS, Conn. – It was the best of times and the worst of times for the UConn Huskies Saturday afternoon at Gampel Pavilion. They started the day honoring their four seniors: Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson, Morgan Tuck, and Briana Pulido.…

Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck: Always together in UConn lore

STORRS, Conn. – Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson came to Connecticut together, won three championships (to date), and today will go up on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. Along with Morgan Tuck, they are on the verge of becoming the…

No. 13 Stanford downs No. 7 Oregon State in historic victory, 76-54, program reaches 1,000 wins

No. 13 Stanford downs No. 7 Oregon State in historic victory, 76-54, program reaches 1,000 wins

STANFORD, Calif. – No. 13 Stanford (23-6, 13-4 Pac-12) earned a significant victory over No. 7 Oregon State, 76-54, Friday night. It was the 1,000th win in Cardinal women’s basketball history since the team’s first varsity season in 1975. Stanford…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-26-2016

Dishin & Swishin 2/25 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join Huskies of Honor, Lin Dunn on her potential https://t.co/lAf1N2fpMD #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results https://t.co/EQYliN6516 Today's games https://t.co/LYb2AMTgT8 Today on TV/Streaming https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Chicago State sends layoff notices to all…

Oregon star, senior forward Jillian Alleyne, suffers a torn ACL, out for rest of season

From Oregon: Oregon senior forward Jillian Alleyne suffered a torn ACL in practice on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the 2015-16 season, head coach Kelly Graves announced Friday. The All-American’s incredible Oregon career comes to a close. “It…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-25-2016

Yesterday's results https://t.co/FjsKcrHhXe Today's games https://t.co/LYb2AMTgT8 Today on TV/Streaming https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> Former Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn receives 2016 WBCA Jostens-Berenson Lifetime Achievement Award https://t.co/JY91bEP1cd #wnba #ncaaw -> Minnesota Lynx sign guard Katerina Elhotova https://t.co/MqCjoEPFgr #wnba -> RT @Lives2Inspire:…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). At senior day festivities…

Australian Opals announce 27-player pool for Rio Games training camps

The Australian Opals announced the list of 27 players who will participate in Olympic training camps this spring and summer. Marianna Tolo returns to the Opals after suffering a knee injury in the 2015 WNBA season. Liz Cambage returns after…

Minnesota Lynx sign guard Katerina Elhotova

The Minnesota Lynx signed guard Katerina Elhotova. Per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. From the Lynx: Elhotova, a 5-11 guard from Praha, Czech Republic, currently plays for USK Praha. This year is her 10th season playing…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 02-24-2016

Yesterday's results https://t.co/nu9P13VHt4 Today's games https://t.co/LYb2AMTgT8 Today on TV/Streaming https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 #ncaaw -> RT @IndianaFever: BREAKING: @Catchin24 announces plans for a new website, legacy tour, and shoe contest: https://t.co/Xocv5aBW1c https://t.… -> RT @CalWBBall: Met @utahjazz's dir. of ops Richard Smith in…