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Month: May 2016

WNBA Players of the Week for May 23 through May 29: Angel McCoughtry and Candace Parker

From the league: Angel McCoughtry of the Atlanta Dream and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played May 23 through May 29. McCoughtry earned…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-30-2016

18 finalists named for 2016 #USA Women’s U17 World Championship team https://t.co/Zv6mHzbwfb -> Alabama: Women's basketball moving back to Coleman Coliseum (Tuscaloosa News) https://t.co/vYVSXd7A26 #ncaaw -> Ha, Livingston was waaaaay up! Blessed. #warriors -> RT @Rusty_SFChron: Shaun Livingston just took…

2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team announced

From USA Basketball: After three days of trials at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 12-member roster today was announced for the 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team. The team members will return to…

Eighteen finalists named for 2016 USA Women’s U17 World Championship team

From USA Basketball: After beginning trials with 139 athletes on May 26 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 18 finalists for the 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team were announced on Monday morning.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-29-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-28-2016 https://t.co/24Qa5Tj4aX #ncaaw #wnba -> End of 1Q: Atlanta 22, Indiana 12 https://t.co/T0R1BV6wA4 #wnba NBA TV -> Halftime: Atlanta 43, Indiana 33 https://t.co/T0R1BV6wA4 #wnba -> RT @IndianaFever: .@Catchin24 joins @IamTinaThompson…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-28-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-27-2016 https://t.co/HVKBbaiF45 #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's game: Connecticut Sun at Seattle Storm, 10pt ET, League Pass/Joe TV/WTIC https://t.co/P0eQM2kx9O #wnba -> RT @ASGR1995: Joy Cheek will be new Assistant Coach at…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-27-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-26-2016 https://t.co/PC7OzN7j0L #ncaaw #wnba -> Breanna Stewart scores 25 but Storm loses 84-82 in overtime (Seattle Times) https://t.co/4SVJYIyM1m #wnba -> Ole Miss responds to NCAA's notice of allegations (SunHerald) https://t.co/BAMM3IfonN…

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Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-26-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-25-2016 https://t.co/HKP5gntJMe #ncaaw #wnba -> Stephanie White prepped for @VandyWBB challenge as Fever “has her back” & Carolyn Peck her trust (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/ul6Fwcy3bD #ncaaw -> Kentucky’s new assistant coaches have…

Alabama A&M University: Head coach Semeka Randall resigns

Head coach Semeka Randall has decided not to return for employment at Alabama A&M University according to Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks. “We would like to thank coach Randall for her service to the women’s basketball program and wish her…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-25-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-24-2016 https://t.co/OguFbi3aBy #ncaaw #wnba -> Today's game: Minnesota at Phoenix, 10pm ET. TV/Streaming: League Pass, FSAZ+, FS North #wnba -> Matchups for the 10th annual ACC/Big Ten Women’s Basketball Challenge…

Former Vanderbilt assistant, Wendale Farrow, joins staff at Cal

Wendale Farrow joins Cal as an assistant coach after a one-year stint at Vanderbilt. He begins his duties at Cal on June 1. Farrow landed at Vanderbilt after two seasons at UCLA under head coach Cori Close, where he served…

Stephanie White prepped for Vanderbilt challenge as the Fever “has her back” and Carolyn Peck her trust

Stephanie White prepped for Vanderbilt challenge as the Fever “has her back” and Carolyn Peck her trust

Social Media Recap of Press Conference If anyone has the perfect track record to return to coaching in the college ranks after a spending nine years in the pros as an assistant and head coach, it is the Indiana Fever’s…

San Antonio Stars to retire former Stars guard Becky Hammon’s No. 25 jersey

The San Antonio Stars will retire former Stars guard Becky Hammon’s No. 25 jersey on Saturday, June 25 when the Stars host the Atlanta Dream at the AT&T Center at 7 p.m. CT. The first 2,525 fans in attendance will…

Matchups for the 10th annual ACC/Big Ten Women’s Basketball Challenge Announced

The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big Ten Conference announced the matchups for the 2016 ACC/Big Ten Women’s Basketball Challenge. This year’s challenge marks the 10th straight year of the event that pits two perennial strong conferences against each other.…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-24-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-23-2016 https://t.co/Ae6iRuxufw #ncaaw #wnba -> New York Liberty re-signs Swin Cash for rest of season https://t.co/rTzZICSKAC #wnba -> Vanderbilt makes it official, announces Stephanie White as head coach https://t.co/O5XN62HDQt #ncaaw…

Media company Cycle producing documentary series about Breanna Stewart’s first pro season

Fans will get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Breanna Stewart’s debut season in the WNBA via a documentary series produced by media company Cycle. From Cycle: Here’s the first episode of “Season One,” Cycle’s new video series chronicling Breanna Stewart’s first…

Adidas and WNBA release limited edition Crazylight Boost 2.5 to celebrate league’s 20th anniversary

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson) Adidas, in the company’s last season as the WNBA’s official provider of on-court apparel, released a limited edition Crazylight Boost 2.5 to celebrate the league’s 20th anniversary. Only…

The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team trials feature 30 players

The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials will feature 30 players from May 28-30 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Trials will be utilized to select the 12-member roster for the 2016 USA…

Vanderbilt: Stephanie White named head coach

Vanderbilt: Stephanie White named head coach

Release from Vanderbilt: Stephanie White has been named the new head coach for Vanderbilt women’s basketball program, the university has announced. White, who currently is serving in her second season as head coach of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, becomes just…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-23-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news; Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-22-2016  https://t.co/u8mdEa7XOX #ncaaw #wnba -> #ThePostUp Podcast 5/20: @SeattleStorm original Simone Edwards on her amazing journey from Jamaica to the #WNBA https://t.co/DwCfshtyCN -> Updated 2016 #WNBA attendance figures  with games…

New York Liberty re-signs Swin Cash for rest of season

The New York Liberty signed free agent forward Swin Cash for the rest of the season. The franchise waived Cash on May 11 in order to meet its WNBA salary cap requirements. Per league rules, New York was required to…

2016 Cancun Challenge field set

2016 Cancun Challenge field set

2016 The field for the 2016 Women’s Cancun Challenge is set. The annual event takes place during the Thanksgiving holiday and features two divisions. Mayan Division Northeastern Purdue Stanford Wichita State Riviera Division Davidson Idaho State Iowa James Madison Toledo UCLA…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-22-2016

End of 1Q: Chicago 26, Atlanta 24 https://t.co/ArVX3rKphr 3pt shot from Carla Cortijo gets Dream within 2 at end of 1Q after trailing by 10 -> LOL at Tiffany Hayes backing up Sancho Lyttle pleading with ref Tommy Nunez after…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-21-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 05-20-2016 https://t.co/r7k2i4Zk1n #ncaaw #wnba -> #ThePostUp Podcast 5/20: @SeattleStorm original Simone Edwards on her amazing journey from Jamaica to the #WNBA https://t.co/DwCfshtyCN -> Halftime: Los Angeles at New York tied…