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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 04-23-2018

Canisius: Scott Hemer named head coach https://t.co/zeVKiqh54C #ncaaw -> Minnesota: Carly Thibault-DuDonis and Kelly Roysland join coaching staff https://t.co/Qc2whuxhV3 #ncaaw -> Navy forward Kaila Clark to transfer to Richmond (Capital Gazette) https://t.co/2XiqrBZzif #ncaaw -> Purdue Salary Guide: What coaches are…

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

15% off $75 at Footlocker.com. Code LKS185T2. Online Only. Exclusions Apply. Preseason Schedule || Regular Season TV Schedule April 29: Training camps open May 4-15: Preseason games May 17: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players, 5 p.m. ET May 18:…

New York Liberty fills out 2018 coaching staff

New York Liberty fills out 2018 coaching staff

In her first season as head coach of the New York Liberty, Katie Smith will be assisted by Herb Williams, Barbara Farris and Teresa Weatherspoon. Williams will begin his third season with the team. Farris, an 11-year WNBA veteran, returns…

Led by Sylvia Fowles, USA defeats China 83-46 in exhibition

Led by Sylvia Fowles, USA defeats China 83-46 in exhibition

Sylvia Fowles leads all scorers in USA exhibition win over China FINAL: ?? #USABWNT 83, ?? China 46 USA shoots 49.3% from the field in the win. @SylviaFowles leads all scorers with 16 pts. to go along with 5 reb.…

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Behind-the-scenes video In 2015, the WNBA announced that, along with the NBA and G-League, it was dropping Adidas as the official maker of apparel and uniforms for the league. At the time, Adidas still had a couple of years under…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For China Exhibition Game

USA Basketball Women’s National Team Roster Set For China Exhibition Game

After two days of training for 19 members of the 2018-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team athlete pool, a roster of 13 has been announced for the USA’s April 26 exhibition game against China at KeyArena, 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 04-16-2018

Duke: Head coach Joanne P. McCallie will take a medical leave of absence for approximately two months for treatment… https://t.co/mVBzgAl6Nt -> Central Michigan: Head coach Sue Guevara gets a five-year contract extension through 2022-23 https://t.co/9CyChbtCXy #ncaaw -> Seattle Storm adds…

Mississippi State sends seniors off with heartfelt banquet

Mississippi State sends seniors off with heartfelt banquet

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State’s women basketball program celebrated their record-breaking 2017-2018 year with a banquet that served as a farewell to their historic senior class. Almost 500 fans, family and friends celebrated the greatest team in the history of MSU.…

Roster Set for USA Basketball Women’s National Team Camp in Seattle

The roster for the USA Women’s National Team’s April 24-26 training camp in Seattle is set. An exhibition game on April 26 against the China National Team will cap the training camp. The final roster for the exhibition contest will…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 04-09-2018

Texas Tech: Marlene Stollings named head coach https://t.co/K9qAragub7 #ncaaw -> Purdue: Sophomore guard Miracle Gray to transfer https://t.co/0VR7U7GouR #ncaaw -> Former Texas Longhorn Rellah Boothe looks for fresh start in home state (Hookem) https://t.co/LFKdZGBZtU #ncaaw -> Syracuse recruit Emily Engstler…

Washington State names Kamie Ethridge head coach

Washington State names Kamie Ethridge head coach

Approximately a month after firing June Daugherty, Washington State announced that Northern Colorado head coach Kamie Ethridge will be taking over the program. She will be formally introduced at a press conference Tuesday, April 17 at 2 p.m. PT. The Cougars…

Rest in Peace Daedra Charles-Furlow; Lady Vol legend passes away at 49

Rest in Peace Daedra Charles-Furlow; Lady Vol legend passes away at 49

Daedra Charles-Furlow passes away at 49 Olympian.Champion.All American.Legend.Lady Vol. RIP Daedra Charles ? pic.twitter.com/qdhej0fux6 — Kara Lawson (@karalawson20) April 15, 2018 4/17/18 update from Tennessee: A viewing will be held, beginning at 2 p.m., on Friday, April 20, at McFall Funeral Home, located…

Statistically, 2018 Final Four in Columbus was a success story

Statistically, 2018 Final Four in Columbus was a success story

Today, the NCAA released some statistics and insights about the 2018 Final Four held in Columbus, OH and about the NCAA tournament in general. Figures indicate that the event was a ratings and local fan success. “This year’s women’s Final…

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Story: University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach One on One with Lindsay Whalen Team Reveal: Lindsay Whalen Meets the Gophers

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

Wilson Draft and Career Notes || 2018 WNBA Draft Results || 2018 WNBA Key Dates While it was no surprise that Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer selected A’ja Wilson with the team’s first pick in the 2018 WNBA…

2018 WNBA Key Dates and Preseason Schedule

2018 WNBA Key Dates and Preseason Schedule

Key Dates April 29: Training camps open May 4-15: Preseason games May 17: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players, 5 p.m. ET May 18: WNBA Tip-Off 2018 June: WNBA Pride Month July 23: Trade deadline, 8 p.m. ET July…

2018 WNBA Draft Results- All Three Rounds

2018 WNBA Draft Results- All Three Rounds

First Round Pick Team Player College/Country Position 1 Las Vegas A’ja Wilson South Carolina Forward 2 Indiana Kelsey Mitchell Ohio State Guard 3 Chicago (from Atlanta) Diamond DeShields Tennessee/Cukorova (Turkey) Guard 4 Chicago Gabby Williams Connecticut Forward 5 Seattle Jordin…

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Whalen becomes head coach of her alma mater Just a few days after the University of Minnesota announced that Marlene Stollings resigned to take the head coaching job at Texas Tech, the Gophers revealed that alumna and WNBA Minnesota Lynx…

Veteran official Sally Bell retires, served as women’s basketball coordinator of officials for several conferences

Veteran official Sally Bell retires, served as women’s basketball coordinator of officials for several conferences

Several conferences announced Monday that Sally Bell, a widely respected referee who serves as the coordinator of women’s basketball officials for multiple leagues, is retiring from her posts. She spent 33 years as a women’s basketball official. She coordinated referees…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 04-02-2018

For Fighting Irish locals, from the team: "The Irish will return to South Bend on Monday around 12:30 p.m. ET. Iris… https://t.co/03hIoz85pX -> RT @IndyStarSports: Thanks for the headline, @Arike_O ? https://t.co/W8ykpW6QBd https://t.co/tzXKdSQlJi -> Not too early for Notre Dame fans…

2018 WNBA Draft: Players invited to draft event, draft order, full list of prospects

2018 WNBA Draft: Players invited to draft event, draft order, full list of prospects

Draft Order || Full List of Prospects || WNBA.com Team Draft Previews || Five Storylines to Watch in the WNBA Draft Ten prospects have been invited to attend the 2018 WNBA on Thursday, April 12 at the Nike New York Headquarters.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 03-26-2018

Kelsey Mitchell named the winner of the 2018 Dawn Staley Award https://t.co/L9xWcmcYWl #ncaaw -> The @SEC sweeps the 2018 @USBWA women's basketball awards: Ann Meyers Drysdale Award: A'ja Wilson (South Carolina… https://t.co/BBsnauIO7V -> When it comes to @HailStateWBK's Teaira McCowan…

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Notre Dame (35-3) beat Mississippi State, 61-58, Sunday night to take the 2018 national championship in front of 19,599 fans at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus. A buzzer-beating three-point shot from junior guard Arike Ogunbowale settled the…