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Month: November 2018

Candidates announced for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award

Thirty women’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as candidates for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and…

Brian Agler resigns as head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks announced today that Brian Agler resigned as head coach of the team. Agler has been the coach of the team since 2015. He actually actually resigned earlier this month but the Sparks waited until today to…

Syracuse and Cal move up in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Drake enters at No. 23

Syracuse and Cal move up in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Drake enters at No. 23

The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Drake (6-1) broke into the third Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Poll of the season after a 90-85 overtime victory over No. 18 South Carolina Saturday night at the Vancouver Showcase in British Columbia. Even though Drake had…

Looking back at the action-packed 2018 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Looking back at the action-packed 2018 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Day 1 || Day 2 DAY 1 Box scores Southern Illinois 72, Hartford 50  Southern Illinois (3-2) started the tournament with a wire-to-wire 72-50 victory over the Hartford Hawks (2-4). SIU junior forward Nicole Martin got things started, making a…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-19-2018

Minnesota beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 84-42 https://t.co/SOpZEusXC3 #ncaaw -> Hampton tops James Madison 72-65 https://t.co/XOUZfaFYZa 200th career victory for David Six #ncaaw -> Southeast Missouri outlasts Western Illinois, 81-71 https://t.co/7zY8yb1AF9 #ncaaw -> Maryland earns NCAA Team of the Week honors https://t.co/6LO5Upw9xG…

Eight teams get ready to rumble in Las Vegas: 2018 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout overview

Eight teams get ready to rumble in Las Vegas: 2018 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout overview

South Point Thanksgiving Shootout, Nov. 23-24, Las Vegas |Tickets | Live Stats | Live Stream Set in balmy Las Vegas, the fan-favorite South Point Thanksgiving Shootout features a diverse field of teams from mid-major and Power Five conferences. Teams began…

Top ten changes in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Minnesota enters at No. 25

Top ten changes in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Minnesota enters at No. 25

  The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel The second Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Poll of the season comes on the heels of some surprising upsets among top 25 teams. While the top three teams remain the same with Notre Dame, UConn…

WBCA announces 2018-19 Wade Watch list

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the watch list for the 2019 Wade Trophy today. The honor is the oldest and most prestigious national player of the year award in college women’s basketball. The award’s namesake is the late, legendary…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-12-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-12-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 11-5-2018 https://t.co/gQSLJjvhTD -> The 2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s Watch List https://t.co/nYU3bXXdih #ncaaw -> AP Poll for 11/12/18: 1. Notre Dame 2. UConn 3. Oregon 4. Baylor…

Mississippi State raises National Finalist banner before cruising to 110-38 win over Coppin State

Mississippi State raises National Finalist banner before cruising to 110-38 win over Coppin State

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State (4-0) defeated the Coppin State Lady Eagles (0-4), 110-38, Sunday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum. Before the game, the Bulldogs honored their 2018 NCAA Tournament stint by raising their National Finalist banner. “This team is really special,…

Third-quarter surge powers Cal past Pacific 81-69 in relocated game

Third-quarter surge powers Cal past Pacific 81-69 in relocated game

Team Comparison Stats STANFORD – With many athletic events cancelled around the Bay area over the weekend due to unhealthy air quality as a result of smoke from the catastrophic Camp Fire, California (4-0) and Pacific (1-1) kept their regularly…

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota (3-0) continued its early season success as the Gophers topped San Diego (1-2) 53-48 Saturday night at Williams Arena. However, it was not easy going for the home team. The Toreros night took a seven-point lead, the…

Mississippi State surges past Lamar in second half for 104-53 win

Mississippi State surges past Lamar in second half for 104-53 win

Image: Mississippi State Athletics. STARKVILLE – Mississippi State hosted 2018 Southland Conference Champions Lamar University Cardinals Thursday night and earned a 104-53 victory. The Bulldogs had a wonky opening, beginning with back-to-back turnovers and three-straight empty possessions. The first field…

UPDATE:  Bay Area game cancellations due to dangerous air quality caused by Camp Fire disaster

UPDATE: Bay Area game cancellations due to dangerous air quality caused by Camp Fire disaster

UPDATE 11-16-18: The Ohio State game at Stanford has been canceled. Thursday night, the air quality in the Bay Area worsened and went from very unhealthy to hazardous. Statement from Ohio State: Ohio State’s game at Stanford on Sunday, Nov.…

WNBA Board of Governors approves two rules changes for the 2019 season

WNBA Board of Governors approves two rules changes for the 2019 season

Announcement from the league: The WNBA Board of Governors approved two rules changes that will take effect in the 2019 season. The new rules are related to the simplification of the clear path foul rule and an expanded definition of…

Notre Dame tops first Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for the 2018-19 season

Notre Dame tops first Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for the 2018-19 season

The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Notre Dame, the reigning national champion, tops the first Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Poll of the 2018-19 season. UConn comes in at No. 2 with one first place vote. The top-ranked Irish overcame…

Chicago Sky announces James Wade as new head coach

Chicago Sky announces James Wade as new head coach

The Chicago Sky announced James Wade as the team’s new head coach Tuesday morning. Wade is a former assistant with the Minnesota Lynx. The franchise fired former head coach Amber Stocks in late August. Wade spent two years with the…

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer exclaimed during a late October Big Ten media call that she wanted to win her thousandth game as soon as possible. “I want to get it done as I have a lot of family…

The 2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s Watch List

The 2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s Watch List

2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s Watch List The Atlanta Tipoff Club released the 50 names on the Citizen Naismith Trophy Women’s Watch List. The midseason 30 team will be announced on Feb. 11, 2019, and then the competition will be…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-05-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-05-2018

Your opening day TV/streaming schedule for NCAA DI WBB: https://t.co/3UrUw6Dkij Go Vote then relax & watch your tea… https://t.co/Sl2W6jnx0X -> Who are the new coaches this season? Check out the list of WBB DI coaching changes since Dec. 2017 https://t.co/ZSPADgk3cC…

With a record  crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

With a record crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

Photos: © Onika Craven. Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater MINNEAPOLIS – Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer is one win away from being the sixth-ever college…

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

New Hampshire at Minnesota 9 PM ET/8 PM CT Series: Teams have never met TV: BTN Plus || Radio 96.7 KFAN Plus Minnesota picked third by Big Ten media members in preseason rankings. Gophers projected starters: No. 3 Destiny Pitts,…

Underclassmen have a big impact for Stanford in season opener as VanDerveer bests her Princeton offense “tutors”

Underclassmen have a big impact for Stanford in season opener as VanDerveer bests her Princeton offense “tutors”

STANFORD – With the luxury of a deep roster that includes talent spread across classes, Stanford throttled UC Davis 71-43 in the season opener for both teams at Maples Pavilion Wednesday night. Led by Australian national team member, Alanna Smith,…

Led by Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State opens season with a victory over Southeast Missouri, 88-53

Led by Teaira McCowan, Mississippi State opens season with a victory over Southeast Missouri, 88-53

STARKVILLE – Before the onset of the regular season, Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer stressed that players needed to find their individual identities to help build a solid team product. Some of those identities emerged during the team’s 88-53…

Ranked Cal hosts a tough Houston squad in season opener

Ranked Cal hosts a tough Houston squad in season opener

California vs Houston Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. PT, Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA Live Stream | Live Stats BERKELEY – With a No. 24 ranking in the preseason Associated Press poll and votes in the USA Today Coaches’ poll, Cal comes into the…