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Month: November 2017

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season

The WNBA Board of Governors approved four rules changes for the 2018 season. The new rules are related to the WNBA Draft, the selection of All-Star Game coaches, the administration of free throws and the concussion protocol. The rule changes were…

2018 Wade Watch List announced

The WBCA announced the 2017-18 list of 25 candidates for the Wade Trophy. The annual award, now in its 41st year, honors the best player in college women’s basketball. It is named in honor of the late, legendary Delta State…

Watch list of 50 players for 2018 Citizen Naismith Player of the Year Trophy announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 50 women’s college basketball players to watch for the Citizen Naismith Player of the Year Trophy.  A list of the midseason 30 team will be released on Feb. 12, 2018. Players who do not make the…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Nov. 28, 2017: Louisville moves to No. 2

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Nov. 28, 2017: Louisville moves to No. 2

Connecticut remains at the top of the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll this week with unanimous first-place votes. The undefeated Huskies continued to steamroll opponents, taking down UCLA and Michigan State last week. Louisville moved up one place to the No.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-20-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-20-2017

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 11-13-2017 https://t.co/2SUr4OWg4o -> Strong second half propels Syracuse past Hartford, 75-63 https://t.co/JV0iJiCNIx #ncaaw -> This week’s AP Poll (11/20/17): 1. UConn 2. Texas 3. South Carolina 4.…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Nov. 21, 2017

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Nov. 21, 2017

It’s that time again for the NCAA Division I women’s basketball poll. Connecticut tops the first Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll of the season after a little over a week of regular season play. However, the Huskies did not receive all…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-13-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-13-2017

Texas State’s Taeler Deer is the College Sports Mid-Major Player of the Week https://t.co/zxrAWJg9OD #ncaaw -> From Iowa State: Senior guard Emily Durr suffered a knee hyperextension injury in season opener vs. South Dakota. D… https://t.co/XSuYwyejVS -> AP Poll for…

Mississippi State shows poise and power in guard play, cruises over in-state rival Southern Miss 91-56

Mississippi State shows poise and power in guard play, cruises over in-state rival Southern Miss 91-56

With that assist to Blair Schaefer, @_MorganWilliam2 becomes the first Bulldog to dish out 500 assists! #HailState pic.twitter.com/6CmbiAUez5 — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) November 19, 2017 STARKVILLE, Miss. – In a Sunday afternoon matchup, the Mississippi State Bulldogs hosted in-state…

Led by DiJonai Carrington, Stanford bounces back from 0-2 start with 53-43 win over UC Riverside

Led by DiJonai Carrington, Stanford bounces back from 0-2 start with 53-43 win over UC Riverside

STANFORD, Calif. – After a hard road trip to start the season, Stanford (1-2) returned home and bounced back with a 53-43 win over UC Riverside (0-3). After losses against Ohio State and Connecticut on the road, the Cardinal were…

2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

2018 Naismith Girls’ High School Watch List announced

The Naismith Girls High School Player of the Year Trophy is presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success on the court. The award is determined by a select group of basketball journalists from around the country who…

Essential Guide to Apps for Watching Women’s Basketball

Essential Guide to Apps for Watching Women’s Basketball

College basketball season is upon us and fans can view games in a myriad of ways. Unfortunately, it is impossible to stay on your couch as long you want to watch games on TV. However, with the plethora of live…

Santa Clara “plays with a little fire” to defeat UCSB and recover from season-opening loss

Santa Clara “plays with a little fire” to defeat UCSB and recover from season-opening loss

VIDEO | Kyla Martin talks about her career night and #SCUBroncos 68-63 win over @UCSB_WBB Tuesday night in Leavey. #StampedeTogether pic.twitter.com/2kX92uldmt — Santa Clara Women's Basketball (@Santaclarawbb) November 15, 2017 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior guard Kyla Martin and junior…

John R. Wooden Award 2017-18 Preseason Top 30 list announced

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Preseason Top 30 today. The list includes 30 student-athletes and chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members. The Wooden Award All-American Team will be announced the week…

New York Liberty to be sold, Madison Square Garden Company looking for a buyer of original WNBA franchise

New York Liberty to be sold, Madison Square Garden Company looking for a buyer of original WNBA franchise

The Madison Square Garden Company announced that is plans to sell its original WNBA franchise, the New York Liberty. According to a release “MSG is committed to identifying new ownership that will continue to grow the team, and is actively…

Oregon sweeps Player of the Week awards, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally earn honors

Oregon sweeps Player of the Week awards, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally earn honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.) 2 GP, 22.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 15-26 (.577), 5-8 FT (.625), 18 ast, 3 stl, 0 blk Tallied her fifth career triple-double in a dominating performance on Sunday…

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joins other unions to launch brand management and sports licensing agency

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joins other unions to launch brand management and sports licensing agency

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association joined unions from other leagues to launch a full-service brand management and sports licensing business to advance athlete marketing opportunities. Other founding partners in the athlete-driven agency, called REP Worldwide (Representing Every Player), include…

Las Vegas wins the top pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Las Vegas won the 17th annual WNBA Draft Lottery giving the newly relocated team the top pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. The results of the draft lottery were televised on ESPN2 during the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter.…

Cal sophomore guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss rest of season due to a torn ACL

Cal sophomore guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss rest of season due to a torn ACL

Cal sophomore guard Mi’Cole Cayton will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season after tearing her right anterior cruciate ligament in the team’s opener on Friday against Saint Mary’s. She had 13 points, two steals and two assists in the…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-06-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-06-2017

Watch list for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award announced https://t.co/naog1uGR7I #ncaaw -> Virginia freshman guard Amandine Toi to miss season due to torn ACL https://t.co/RWv9esN3rx #ncaaw -> FAMU women’s basketball assistant arrested on grand theft charges (Tallahassee Democrat) https://t.co/wPL0eqHZt7 #ncaaw -> UConn…

Mississippi State kicks off season with 68-53 win over Virginia and national finalist banner ceremony

STARKVILLE, Miss. – After a moving 2017 NCAA National Finalist banner raising ceremony for Mississippi State’s March Madness run, the Bulldogs kicked off their 2017-2018 season opener against the Virginia Cavaliers. “Lots of blood, sweat and tears,” head coach Vic Schaefer…

Cal holds off Saint Mary’s to open season with 87-80 victory

Cal holds off Saint Mary’s to open season with 87-80 victory

BERKELEY, Calif. – With a balanced effort, California outlasted a talented Saint Mary’s squad Friday night 87-80 at Haas Pavilion in a contest that had nine ties and five lead changes. Six Cal players were in double figures led by…

With a deep roster, UNLV enters season with great expectations, hoping to build on last season’s success

With a deep roster, UNLV enters season with great expectations, hoping to build on last season’s success

Even with the loss of two starters, twin sisters that combined for 23.1 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest last season, UNLV comes into 2017-18 with great expectations. While Dakota and Dylan Gonzalez were instrumental in helping the…

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, WBCA announce candidates for inaugural Lisa Leslie Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural Lisa Leslie Award. The annual award will recognize the top centers in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. “Before…

Pac-12 Strong As Ever Begins 2017-18 Facing Tough Foes

Pac-12 Strong As Ever Begins 2017-18 Facing Tough Foes

A strange thing happened in the preseason polls when it came to the Pac-12. After back-to-back historic seasons with seven teams earning NCAA tournament bids last season, everyone knows that the Pac-12 is one of the toughest, if not the…

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA announce watch list candidates for inaugural 2018 Katrina McClain Award

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA announce watch list candidates for inaugural 2018 Katrina McClain Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association 20 watch list candidates for the inaugural 2018 Katrina McClain Award. The honor recognizes the top power forwards in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball and named…