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Media tabs Oregon as the favorite to win the Pac-12 2018-19 regular-season crown

Media tabs Oregon as the favorite to win the Pac-12 2018-19 regular-season crown

SAN FRANCISCO – Media members who cover  Pac-12 women’s basketball voted Oregon as the favorite to win the 2018-19 regular-season crown in a preseason poll. This is the first time that the Ducks landed in first place. Stanford is second with…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-22-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-22-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 10-15-2018 https://t.co/rsnBIUh8CF #ncaaw #wnba -> Candidates for 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award announced https://t.co/5J3cOOu5ey #ncaaw https://t.co/uRr6i1zZdr -> Maryland tops Big Ten preseason rankings. Preseason POY: Megan Gustafson (Iowa)…

Candidates announced for the 2019 Lisa Leslie Award for nation’s top center

Candidates announced for the 2019 Lisa Leslie Award for nation’s top center

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Lisa Leslie Award. The award recognizes the top centers in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. “Before Lisa Leslie became one of the most recognizable faces of the WNBA,…

Candidates announced for the 2019 Katrina McClain Award for nation’s top power forward

Candidates announced for the 2019 Katrina McClain Award for nation’s top power forward

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Katrina McClain Award. The award recognizes the top power forwards in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. “From the University of Georgia to Team USA, Katrina McClain made her…

Mississippi State warms up with annual Maroon and White scrimmage

Mississippi State warms up with annual Maroon and White scrimmage

STARKVILLE – Eager fans took a midweek trip to Humphrey Coliseum Tuesday night for a first look at the 2018-2019 Mississippi State women’s basketball program. The evening’s scrimmage was split into a practice session of Maroon vs White and a…

Candidates announced for the 2019 Cheryl Miller Award for nation’s top small forward

Candidates announced for the 2019 Cheryl Miller Award for nation’s top small forward

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Cheryl Miller Award. The award recognizes the top small forwards in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. The award’s selection committee includes media members, head coaches, sports information directors…

Candidates announced for the 2019 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award for nation’s top shooting guard

Candidates announced for the 2019 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award for nation’s top shooting guard

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award. The award recognizes the top shooting guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. The award’s selection committee includes media members, head coaches, sports information directors and Hall of Famers. The list…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-15-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-15-2018

UConn tops American Athletic Conference Preseason Poll https://t.co/xlWzYOZX5Y #ncaaw 2. USF 3. Houston 4. UCF 5. C… https://t.co/4PHNvZhfcb -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 10-08-2018 https://t.co/wIOkhduFGN -> A’ja Wilson gets a landmark…

Candidates for the 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award announced

Candidates for the 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award announced

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the watch list candidates for the 2019 Nancy Lieberman Award. The honor, in its 20th season, recognizes the nation’s top collegiate point guard. The initial watch…

Tennessee redshirt senior Lou Brown suffers torn ACL, out indefinitely

Release from Tennessee: Tennessee head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick announced Friday that redshirt senior Lou Brown has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and will be out indefinitely. The injury occurred during practice on Wednesday. “I am very…

Social media recap: 2018 West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Media Day

Social media recap: 2018 West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Media Day

LAS VEGAS – The West Coast Conference held its annual women’s basketball media day Wednesday at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with the announcement of the league’s preseason poll leading off the event. Coaches tabbed Gonzaga to win the 2019…

Gonzaga tops 2018-19 WCC preseason poll

WCC coaches selected Gonzaga as the favorite to repeat as the 2019 WCC champions in the annual preseason poll. The Bulldogs claimed seven of 10 first place votes while also placing a league-high three student-athletes on the Preseason All-WCC team.…

Heather Macy resigns as ECU head coach after an internal review

Release from East Carolina: ECU Head Women’s Basketball Coach Heather Macy announced Wednesday she has resigned from her position effective immediately. Her decision came at the conclusion of an internal review of the program led by the athletics department’s office…

Social media recap: 2018 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

Social media recap: 2018 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

DALLAS – While it was a rainy day in Dallas on Tuesday, inside St. Philips School and Community Center in South Dallas, it was all smiles, giggles and sunshine as the Big 12 held their 2018 women’s basketball media day…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-08-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-08-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 10-01-2018 https://t.co/RUlQQ3A6vq -> Last piece of Dawn Staley-Jim Sterk feud settled following SEC security review (Post and Courier) https://t.co/5GlfNal6rY #ncaaw -> Chattanooga getting ‘hyped’ with new coach…

Baylor selected by coaches as preseason favorite to win the 2018-19 Big 12 regular season title

Baylor selected by coaches as preseason favorite to win the 2018-19 Big 12 regular season title

The Big 12’s head coaches selected Baylor as the preseason favorite to win the regular season title in 2018-19 for the eighth time in conference history. Baylor received eight of 10 first-place votes (coaches are not allowed to vote for…

Social media recap: 2018 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

Social media recap: 2018 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

Early Wednesday morning, the day of the Pac-12’s women’s basketball media day, the league released the results of the 2018 preseason coaches’ poll. While Oregon topped the poll, all of the league’s teams came into media day with high hopes,…

Oregon voted as favorite in coaches preseason Pac-12 poll

Oregon voted as favorite in coaches preseason Pac-12 poll

Oregon, the defending Pac-12 regular-season and Pac-12 Tournament Champion  was voted the preseason favorite to win the 2018-19 season The Ducks collected the maximum possible points (121) and first-place votes (11). Stanford voted to finish second, collecting 107 points and…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-01-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 10-01-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 9-24-2018 https://t.co/QUJ9O6YVYr -> Lisa Borders steps down as #WNBA president https://t.co/NKbDxk7RkY -> #FIBA Africa President Niang: ”Hats off to Nigeria and Senegal for their historic Women’s World…

Lisa Borders steps down as WNBA president

Lisa Borders steps down as WNBA president

After three seasons as president of the WNBA, Lisa Borders is stepping down from her position to become the first-ever president and  chief executive officer of Time’s Up, a non-profit that advocates for fair working conditions for women. NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-24-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 09-24-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 9-17-2018 https://t.co/8WMi9Vi5Z0 -> Four cities chosen as future NCAA Women’s Final Four hosts: San Antonio, Minneapolis, Dallas and Cleveland https://t.co/PiTSgW6wOs #ncaaw -> Elena Delle Donne: Following her…