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Stanford bounces back with 76-65 win over No. 11 UCLA to begin Pac-12 play

Stanford bounces back with 76-65 win over No. 11 UCLA to begin Pac-12 play

Stanford bounces back with win over UCLA to begin conference play Friday night feels on the Farm. @_mediumE is feelin' @StanfordWBB's 76-65 win over UCLA. ?? pic.twitter.com/ua9g8cATrS — Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) December 30, 2017 STANFORD, Calif. – The unranked Stanford…

Maryland opens conference play with 100-65 win over Illinois, improves to 12-2

Maryland opens Big Ten player with a win vs. Illinois ??? Top plays from tonight’s #B1G Opener W! ???? #FearTheTurtle pic.twitter.com/4iG2h4hy3E — Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) December 29, 2017 COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Two Terps collected double-doubles as Maryland (12-2,…

Around the SEC: Where Do Teams Stand Before Conference Play Begins?

Around the SEC: Where Do Teams Stand Before Conference Play Begins?

Throughout the 2017-2018 season, the 14 teams that consist of the Southeastern Conference have tested what works for them against non-conference foes. The time has come for them to face fellow SEC opponents. In the preseason polls, South Carolina was…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 27, 2017: Stanford falls out of the poll; West Virginia moves up

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 27, 2017: Stanford falls out of the poll; West Virginia moves up

UConn continues winning ways, Stanford falls out of the poll Canada loves Kia Nurse! pic.twitter.com/3Dz6UBn8fZ — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) December 23, 2017 It is no surprise that Connecticut remains the unanimous No. 1 in this week’s Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-18-2017

Yesterday's results https://t.co/8At3d5T73t Today's games https://t.co/lTPnkpOM8p Today's TV/Streaming https://t.co/cLEsUHbcb0 #ncaaw -> ESPN president John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction problem (LA Times) https://t.co/HpTGVImboZ -> AP Poll for 12/18/17: 1. UConn 2. Notre Dame 3. Louisville 4. South Carolina 5. Mississippi…

Tennessee breaks losing streak at Stanford, earns 83-71 victory over the Cardinal

Lady Vols win in Maples for the first time since 2005 STANFORD, Calif. – The STI/Hoopfeed Poll No. 6 Tennessee Lady Volunteers (12-0) remain undefeated after a convincing 83-71 victory over the No. 24 Stanford Cardinal (6-6) in front of…

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces the eligible candidates for the Class of 2018

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the eligible candidates for the Class of 2018. The Hall of Fame revealed earlier in the week that players would now be eligible after just three seasons of retirement. Finalists for the…

It’s a family affair for freshman guard Victoria Morris as she makes her mark at Old Dominion

2017 Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Schedule LAS VEGAS – When Old Dominion freshman guard Victoria Morris takes the floor during her team’s two games in Las Vegas at the 2017 Holiday Hoops Classic, she will feel right at home. While…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 19, 2017: Stanford falls six spots, Villanova and Green Bay move up

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 19, 2017: Stanford falls six spots, Villanova and Green Bay move up

UConn still reigns while Stanford tumbles LEGENDARY! #Huskies take down Oklahoma 88-64 as Geno makes history (again) and joins the 1,000-win club!#Geno1000 // #UConnNation pic.twitter.com/qGNw4EW4Pv — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) December 20, 2017 In a week of milestones and upsets,…

Emily Clemens has a banner night, leads Western Illinois over No. 18 Stanford, 71-64, first-ever win over a ranked team for WIU

Emily Clemens has a banner night, leads Western Illinois over No. 18 Stanford, 71-64, first-ever win over a ranked team for WIU

12-18-17 JD Gravina Postgame Interview STANFORD, Calif. – Western Illinois (10-2) arrived at Stanford (6-5) as the underdog in a contest against the No. 18 team in the nation per last week’s polls. Heading into the game, WIU was 0-21…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-11-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-11-2017

According to https://t.co/tFWcklxkip: MGM Resorts #WNBA team will be Las Vegas Aces https://t.co/BzDG1IQzqt -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 12-04-2017  https://t.co/OCju2cLfCx #ncaaw #wnba -> AP Poll for 12/11/17: 1. UConn 2. Notre…

Social media recap: The Force is with Cal during Star Wars-themed doubleheader

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” official trailer Cal routed BYU Saturday evening 70-45 led by senior guard/forward Mikayla Cowling (21 points/8 rebounds) but for Golden Bears fans who are Star Wars fanatics, the victory had to compete with another event…

Stanford freshmen key in 74-33 rout of UNLV, Dodson and Williams help lead the way

Stanford freshmen key in 74-33 rout of UNLV, Dodson and Williams help lead the way

In balanced effort, Stanford routs UNLV, two games to go before Pac-12 play begins STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford (6-4) had no trouble putting away UNLV (5-4) Saturday afternoon at Maples Pavilion with a dominant 74-33 victory. Freshmen played a large role…

WCC commissioner Lynn Holzman named the NCAA vice president of women’s basketball

WCC commissioner Lynn Holzman named the NCAA vice president of women’s basketball

West Coast Conference commissioner and veteran collegiate sports administrator Lynn Holzman has been named the NCAA vice president of women’s basketball. She returns to the NCAA national office in Indianapolis where she previously worked for 16 years. Holzman will serve…

The 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool announced

USA Basketball revealed the 29 athletes that makeup the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool. The 2018 USA World Cup Team is expected to be selected from the group. The USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee chose…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 12, 2017: Tennessee rises to No. 6; Oklahoma State enters at No. 25

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 12, 2017: Tennessee rises to No. 6; Oklahoma State enters at No. 25

Tennessee enters the top 10 of the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll this week. The undefeated Lady Vols jumped five places after a banner week that including toppling last week’s No. 3 team, Texas. Sitting at No. 6 in a tie…

Las Vegas Aces is the new name for the former San Antonio Stars, MGM Resorts execs provide details on team

Las Vegas Aces is the new name for the former San Antonio Stars, MGM Resorts execs provide details on team

Early Monday morning, the WNBA tweeted that a special announcement was scheduled for later that day from Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay, the new home of the relocated former San Antonio Stars. The Aces are the second major professional sports team…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-04-2017

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-04-2017

RT @BrendaVanLengen: Thinking of Tammy Blackburn and fight with you, too! https://t.co/Ey6pJ7nZ6a -> AP Poll for 12/4: No changes in top 7. Ohio State falls to #12. 1. UConn 2. Texas 3. Notre Dame 4. Louisville 5. So… https://t.co/pG63nfUGUc ->…

Mississippi State honors Morgan William, cruises to 86-48 win over Little Rock to remain unbeaten

Mississippi State honors Morgan William, cruises to 86-48 win over Little Rock to remain unbeaten

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State improved to 9-0 with an 86-48 win over Little Rock Sunday afternoon. Tight defense and a productive offense kept the Bulldogs on cruise control while reaching the win. “I’m really proud of our second half,”…

Week of 12/4/17 Poll Roundup

Week of 12/4/17 Poll Roundup

Poll roundup for the week of Dec. 4, 2017 Associated Press UConn Texas Notre Dame Louisville South Carolina Mississippi State UCLA Baylor Oregon West Virginia [Full poll]   CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 Green Bay South Dakota State Belmont FGCU Northern…

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 5, 2017: Notre Dame moves to No. 2; Green Bay enters at No. 24

Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for Dec. 5, 2017: Notre Dame moves to No. 2; Green Bay enters at No. 24

While Connecticut (7-0) remained No. 1 with all the first-place votes in this week’s Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll, there was a lot of movement in the top 10. No. 2 Notre Dame (7-1) moved up a place to No. 2…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-27-2017

This week’s AP Poll: 1. UConn 2. Texas 3. Notre Dame 4. Louisville 5. South Carolina https://t.co/oBjv9WdBGB -> Toledo’s Tricia Cullop appointed WBCA interim vice president https://t.co/EExGKcynAh #ncaaw -> CSU Bakersfield, UC San Diego to join Big West Conference https://t.co/cg3VbfeMtz…

Oklahoma State gives Mississippi State their hardest battle yet, Bulldogs fight for 79-76 win

Oklahoma State gives Mississippi State their hardest battle yet, Bulldogs fight for 79-76 win

STARKVILLE, Miss. – In this week’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-0) etched out a 79-76 win against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (6-2). “A heck of a game,” head coach Vic Schaefer said on the win, “Obviously they…

A dominating fast start helps Cal top Santa Clara, 79-41

A dominating fast start helps Cal top Santa Clara, 79-41

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – California (5-2) earned its second straight victory with a 79-41 rout of South Bay foe Santa Clara (2-5) Saturday afternoon. The Golden Bears came into the contest fresh from a high-octane offensive performance against Seattle on…