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Déjà vu for Mississippi State as the Bulldogs down Louisville in OT and advance to national championship game

Déjà vu for Mississippi State as the Bulldogs down Louisville in OT and advance to national championship game

FINAL INFOGRAPHIC | @Teaira_15 set a Final Four record with 25 rebounds in tonight’s WIN!#HailState? pic.twitter.com/NXIYKsErdo — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) March 31, 2018 Team Comparison COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the second season in a row, Mississippi State (37-1) enters…

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced today. The award was established in 2017 to honor women in broadcasting who have excelled in covering women’s college basketball. Vera Jones…

In epic Final Four of overtimes, Mississippi State and Notre Dame advance to championship game

Déjà vu for Mississippi State as the Bulldogs down Louisville in OT and advance to national championship game COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a Final Four of all No. 1 seeds, Mississippi State (37-1) sent Louisville (36-3) packing 73-63 and Notre…

Video: Louisville, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and UConn face the media

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the day before the 2018 Final Four, the teams that made it to the national semifinals spoke to the press about a myriad of topics. Below are videos of the press conferences. Louisville Notre Dame UConn…

When it comes to Mississippi State’s Teaira McCowan you can count on two things: rebounding and videobombs

When it comes to Mississippi State’s Teaira McCowan you can count on two things: rebounding and videobombs

.@HailStateWBK's Teaira McCowan practices her moves for the ad for her new fragrance "Center" … "for when you're in the mood for a Final Four" #ncaaw pic.twitter.com/5b4YGlpEVC — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) March 26, 2018 COLUMBUS, Ohio – When Mississippi State…

A’ja Wilson wins Wade Trophy, WBCA All-Americans announced

Shorty after winning the Associated Press Player of the Year award, South Carolina’s A’ja Wilson was honored with the 2018 Wade Trophy. She also headlines the 2018 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America team. The Wade Trophy, regarded as “the Heisman…

Minnesota Lynx to play preseason game vs. Washington Mystics in Des Moines

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the team will play a preseason game against the Washington Mystics in Des Moines, Iowa. The venue is the home of the G League team and NBA Minnesota Timberwolves affiliate, the Iowa Wolves. The matchup…

Final Four matchups set; No. 1 seeds ready to battle for the championship

Final Four matchups set; No. 1 seeds ready to battle for the championship

7 p.m., Semifinal #1: Louisville vs. Mississippi State, ESPN2/ESPN App 9:30 p.m., Semifinal #2: Notre Dame vs. Connecticut, ESPN2/ESPN App The 2018 Final Four features all No. 1 seeds. The last time all top seeds made it to the semifinals was in…

2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America Teams announced

Five players representing five different conferences were named to the 2017-18 U.S. Basketball Writers Women’s All-America first team. The 31st annual team also honors six players on its second team as there was a tie in the voting. The All-America…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 03-19-2018

Is Tennessee Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick on the hot seat? (ESPN) https://t.co/j50OGxNAux #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results https://t.co/LnsNlQEw7Z Today's games https://t.co/tlBRxm26qV Today's TV/Streaming https://t.co/cLEsUHbcb0 #ncaaw -> RT @SpokaneArena: Floor is going down for the @ncaawbb Spokane Regional! @uidaho @SpokaneArena https://t.co/1YnWT75cI4…

Buffalo’s magical season ends in Sweet 16, head coach Felisha Legette-Jack reflects on the season

Buffalo’s magical season ends in Sweet 16, head coach Felisha Legette-Jack reflects on the season

Buffalo’s magical season came to an end in the Sweet 16 as the Bulls fell to defending national champion South Carolina 79-63 Saturday afternoon. The Bulls finished with a program-record 29 wins (and just six losses). The team advanced to…

Sweet 16 Day 1 and DII Championships One Sheet

Broadcast Information March 23, 2018 7 p.m. Oregon State vs. Baylor, Lexington Semifinal #1 Beth Mowins, Deb Antonelli, Allison Williams ESPN/ESPN App NC State vs. Mississippi State , Kansas City Semifinal #1 Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors, Courtney Lyle ESPN/ESPN App…

Gonzaga leading scorer and rebounder Jill Barta leaving program to declare for WNBA draft

Gonzaga leading scorer and rebounder, redshirt junior forward Jill Barta, will forego her senior season and declare for this season’s WNBA draft. “To all the fans, teammates, coaches, friends, family, and Gonzaga University, thank you,” Barta said in a statement.…

NCAA unveils logo for 2019 Final Four

NCAA unveils logo for 2019 Final Four

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2019 Women’s Final Four. The event is set for April 5 and 7, 2019 at Amalie Arena in Tampa. The colors of the logo represent “warm-toned sunsets and the excitement of the Tampa Bay area…

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer named 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach Of The Year

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. He  will be presented with the Pat Summitt Trophy during the 2018 WBCA…

From Letdowns to Lexington: Stanford’s Trajectory to the Sweet 16

From Letdowns to Lexington: Stanford’s Trajectory to the Sweet 16

Social media recap || Postgame Video: FGCU, Stanford STANFORD, Calif. – Even if No. 4 seed Stanford does not advance any further in the NCAA tournament after defeating No. 12 seed FGCU Monday night in the round of 32 at…

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head coach Joanne Boyle announced that she is retiring from coaching “due to a family matter.” There has been speculation…

Mississippi State fights for 71-56 win over Oklahoma State, earns trip to third-straight Sweet Sixteen

Mississippi State fights for 71-56 win over Oklahoma State, earns trip to third-straight Sweet Sixteen

Mississippi State heads to the Sweet 16 for the third straight season FINAL INFOGRAPHIC | @VictoriaVivians gave her all on the court at the Hump, one last time!#HailState? pic.twitter.com/mAHLwcVLHS — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) March 20, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. –…

Stanford and Florida Gulf Coast set to battle for trip to Sweet 16

Stanford and Florida Gulf Coast set to battle for trip to Sweet 16

No. 12 FGCU (31-4) vs No. 4 Stanford (23-10) Monday, March 19, 6 p.m. PT Maples Pavilion • Stanford, Calif. TV: ESPN2/ESPN3, Audio: GoStanford.com STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford and Florida Gulf Coast are set to battle for a chance to…

2017-18 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Girls Basketball selected

From Gatorade: The Gatorade State Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most outstanding high school student-athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. —— After Gatorade State Player of the Year…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 03-12-2018

Drake, Texas A&M approach NCAA matchup with confidence (AP) https://t.co/iOVAIkZOWO #ncaaw -> Familiarity among coaches highlights Cal-Virginia matchup (AP) https://t.co/NKrsYDSnLU #ncaaw -> Oregon Ducks sophomore Sabrina Ionescu is one of most exciting players in NCAA tournament (ESPN) https://t.co/CtAWv0RjqA #ncaaw ->…

Ashland sweeps DII WBCA honors: Robyn Fralick is the Coach of the Year, Jodi Johnson is Player of the Year

Ashland sweeps DII WBCA honors: Robyn Fralick is the Coach of the Year, Jodi Johnson is Player of the Year

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced that Robyn Fralick of Ashland University is the 2018 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year. This is the second-straight year that Fralick has won the honor. She…

No. 1 seed Mississippi State rolls past No. 16 Nicholls State in front of sold out crowd to advance to NCAA second round

No. 1 seed Mississippi State rolls past No. 16 Nicholls State in front of sold out crowd to advance to NCAA second round

Today's attendance of 10,211 marks the fourth-largest crowd in program history! Join us again on Monday at 8 p.m. Let's MAKE NOISE!#HailState? pic.twitter.com/pB6Y6xtiJM — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) March 18, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. – There was no historic upset bid…

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Not a bad way to ease into #MarchMadness for @Lorynbabyy and @jadenann23 #okstate pic.twitter.com/hWqC5xJIH5 — OSU Cowgirl Basketball (@OSUWBB) March 18, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. – No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 8 Syracuse were expected to be an even matchup…

No. 12 seed FGCU knocks out No. 5 Missouri in first round of NCAAs, 80-70

No. 12 seed FGCU knocks out No. 5 Missouri in first round of NCAAs, 80-70

Postgame video || Social media recap Update: FGCU will play Stanford, Monday at 6 p.m. PT. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2/ESPN3. STANFORD, Calif. – No. 12-seed Florida Gulf Coast (31-4) lived up to the three-point hype as the…