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Month: June 2016

WNBA Top 20@20 unveiled, the best players in league history

WNBA Top 20@20 unveiled, the best players in league history

In celebration of the WNBA’s historic 20th season, the league unveiled the 20 greatest and most influential players in its history on Tuesday. The announcement was today to honor the date of the league’s inaugural regular-season game played on June…

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

Success of Los Angeles bolstered by a deep bench and newcomers

The record-setting Minnesota Lynx (12-0) and Los Angeles Sparks (11-0) will meet for a historic showdown of undefeated WNBA teams on Tuesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBA TV. Minnesota and Los Angeles are off to the two best starts in WNBA history, and their matchup is…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-20-2016

Dana Evans added to 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team, Crystal Dangerfield unable to play due to injury https://t.co/HzNmD2zWOD -> DII West Texas A&M lands transfer from Oklahoma State, guard Sydney Walton https://t.co/NHl1gDyuEg #ncaaw -> Florida State 2016-17 non-conference…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-19-2016

Mercury fall to 4-8, losing second triple OT game in 20-year history (AZ Central) https://t.co/QllrTWeaQY #wnba -> Halftime: San Antonio at Connecticut tied at 45 https://t.co/j3cYkwknUb #wnba -> Halftime: Indiana 42, New York 37 https://t.co/kLgnULsSTE #wnba -> Final: Connecticut 93,…

With conclusion of qualifying tournament, 2016 Summer Olympics women’s basketball field set

With conclusion of qualifying tournament, 2016 Summer Olympics women’s basketball field set

With the conclusion of the 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT), the full 12-team field for the women’s basketball competition in the Rio Games is now set. The teams that advanced from the WOQT include (in place order): France…

Oregon signs heralded prep star Sabrina Ionescu, highest rated recruit to ever sign with the Ducks

Oregon signs heralded prep star Sabrina Ionescu, highest rated recruit to ever sign with the Ducks

From Oregon Athletics: The Oregon women’s basketball program has signed guard Sabrina Ionescu to its 2016 recruiting class, head coach Kelly Graves announced Sunday. Ionescu is one of the top players in the country and the highest rated recruit to…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-18-2016

Quarterfinal results: FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament https://t.co/yGkd3Zjnn1 #Rio2016 -> Today's #WNBA games: Dream @ Mystics, 7pm ET, NBA TV/Monumental || Wings @ Mercury, 10pm ET, NBA TV/FSAZ/FSSW https://t.co/4oLZ2iCK8x -> #USA Women’s U17 World Championship Team tops France 58-46 in…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-17-2016

Today's #WNBA games: Sky @ Dream, 7:30p ET Fever @ Stars, 8pm ET Mercury @ Sparks, 10:30p ET ? https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> End of 1Q: Chicago 38, Atlanta 27 https://t.co/oQ02WNeVpk #wnba Sky shooting 82.4% from the field (14-of-17) -> As Dream…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-16-2016

ICYMI: Day 3 results of FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament: https://t.co/yGkd3Zjnn1 Quarterfinals set for Friday #rio2016 -> Confidence, teamwork help Sparks to a fast start (LA Times) https://t.co/0NFDGCdUe8 #wnba -> RT @bre_stewart30: Important to remember the names of those who…

Appalachian State head coach Angel Elderkin reveals battle with cancer

Appalachian State head coach Angel Elderkin has been undergoing treatment for endometrial cancer she revealed today. In a letter posted on the school’s athletic department website, Elderkin indicated that she has been undergoing treatment to remove the cancer from her…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-15-2016

Catch up on yesterday's news: Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-14-2016 https://t.co/Yiys6BHnQE #ncaaw #wnba #rio2016 -> Breanna Stewart will head to China in #WNBA offseason to play for WCBA's Shanghai (Xinhua) https://t.co/WsjAJiDYQd -> Stanford incoming guard Anna Wilson receives heartfelt…

Liberty waive Lindsey Harding, guard competing for Belarus in Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The New York Liberty waived guard Lindsey Harding today. The nine-year veteran of the WNBA, signed with the Liberty as a free agent on April 18. She appeared in five games with New York, making three starts, while averaging 3.6 points,…

Stanford incoming guard Anna Wilson receives a heartfelt letter from big brother, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Stanford incoming guard Anna Wilson receives a heartfelt letter from big brother, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

#FBF to my amazing sister! Love you sis & admire your work ethic & persistence! @iamAnnaWilson3 pic.twitter.com/FadbJoFcPA — Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) June 3, 2016 Stanford’s incoming class includes prep star Anna Wilson (Bellevue, WA), a ranked 5-8 guard who also…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-14-2016

UConn finalizes 2016-17 non-conference schedule, opens regular season at Florida State https://t.co/195cLuVol0 #ncaaw -> #WNBA great Lisa Leslie parts ways with her home in Calabasas for $1.854 million (Los Angeles Times) https://t.co/Ge9r9HAgEJ -> Today's #WNBA games: Mystics @ Sun, Wings…

UConn finalizes team’s 2016-17 non-conference schedule

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team finalized its non-conference schedule for the 2016-17 season with a 13-game slate that includes six home games, six away games and one game at a neutral site. The three-time defending national champions start the regular…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-13-2016

The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament began today, details: https://t.co/O135CfFYaE Schedule: https://t.co/PP51MpLEnw #rio2016 -> #WNBA debuts third “Watch Me Work” promo, watch: https://t.co/zzaZrUHSWP -> Louis Vuitton artistic director collaborates with Nike (MN) https://t.co/RXnKUnsQEG #kicks #sportsfashion -> RT @CNN: As we…

Daily Results: 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The seven-day FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament includes twelve teams that are vying for the remaining five slots in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. All games will be streamed on LiveBasketball.tv. [Competition Schedule] The competition is split between…

2016 Gulf Coast Showcase opening round matchups announced

The 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase takes place over the Thanksgiving weekend from Nov. 25-27 at Germain Arena in Southwest Florida. The tournament features eight teams including two-time national champion Baylor, 2016 national runner-up Syracuse as well as Kent State, DePaul, Western…

2016 Preseason WNIT first round matchups unveiled

First round matchups and game times for the 2016 Preseason WNIT were unveiled today. The tournament features seven first-round games on Nov. 11 and one on Nov. 12. Round two of the 16-team event will take place Nov. 13 and 14. The semifinals are Nov. 17.…

WNBA debuts third “Watch Me Work” promo

The WNBA unveiled its third video prom of the “Watch Me Work series” to debut during Game 5 of The NBA Finals at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. The league is currently celebrating its 20th year. The new 30-second video spot…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-12-2016

RT @CoachKarenA: My heart and prayers go out to all the victims and their families and friends in Orlando. Senseless, heartbreaking tragedy! -> Today's #WNBA games: Sun @ Dream, 3pm ET || Sky @ Mercury 6pm ET || Storm @…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-11-2016

Today's #WNBA games: Lynx @ Mystics, 7pm ET || Liberty @ Stars, 8pm ET || Sparks @ Wings, 8:30pm ET. TV/Streaming: https://t.co/4oLZ2iUl05 -> 2016 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Induction, 7pm ET, ESPN3. Class of 2016 bios: https://t.co/9wqzKCu6tQ #ncaaw #wnba…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-10-2016

SWAC announces new basketball tournament structure, higher seeds to host 1st round games https://t.co/J02dstqQaH #ncaaw -> RT @kaj33: And so my day begins… https://t.co/07Hp7ms6L2 -> Official announcement from Cal: Mi’Cole Cayton boosts Bear roster https://t.co/x9EZKSkkPy #ncaaw -> Today's #WNBA games:…

SWAC announces new basketball tournament structure

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced a new structure for its basketball tournament at the conclusion of the league’s spring meetings in Birmingham this week. The women’s and men’s competition will continue to be held in Houston for the next three…

Hoopfeed Daily Twitter Digest for 06-09-2016

Wisconsin: Sasha Palmer and Myia McCurdy join staff as assistant coaches https://t.co/VrJDMtpNFX #ncaaw -> Loyola Chicago coach Sheryl Swoopes defends reputation amid exodus of players, coaches (Chicago Tribune) https://t.co/U3GXziIPpo #ncaaw -> Quinnipiac: Tricia Fabbri signs contract extension through 2020-21 https://t.co/iNrD79e0zn…