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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-24-2018

Enjoy the holiday season! ?????Games resume at the end of the week! https://t.co/p8n6fvdb2v -> "Challenge Accepted" by Dawn Staley (CoachSpeak) https://t.co/4PNGoulEck #ncaaw #wnba -> AP Poll for 12/24/18 https://t.co/RtItFhURCM #ncaaw -> USBWA Player of the Week: Sabrina Ionescu (Oregon); Freshman…

Led by Maya Dodson, Stanford closes out non-conference play with dominating performance over CSUN, 69-43

Led by Maya Dodson, Stanford closes out non-conference play with dominating performance over CSUN, 69-43

Stanford enters Pac-12 play 10-1 after defeating CSUN Stats STANFORD, Calif. –No. 6 Stanford (10-1) bull rushed the Cal State Northridge Matadors 69-43, in the Maples Pavilion “ring,” Saturday afternoon. “We’ve come a long way since playing Gonzaga,” Stanford head…

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Undefeated Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years The Gophers are No. 12 in this week’s Sport Tours/Hoopfeed Poll MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s 11-0 start to the 2018-19 season is the best since 2003-04 (15-0)…

NC State enters top ten in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

NC State enters top ten in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Undefeated NC State moves into top ten The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel The last SportTours International/Hoopfeed Poll of the year reveals minor movement in the poll with the exception of a couple of teams. Connecticut stays in the top…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-17-2018

.@CalWBBall tops UCSB 69-45 to remain undefeated, Bears move to 9-0 (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/9b5Gb8jIGQ #ncaaw -> Yesterday's results https://t.co/LeCTWXODhz Today's games: https://t.co/whbrgWyafv Today's TV/Streaming: https://t.co/3UrUw6Dkij #ncaaw -> RT @Ian_OConnor: James Dolan on why he can't rule out selling the Knicks &…

UConn comes out on top in battle against Cal in Berkeley, 76-66

UConn comes out on top in battle against Cal in Berkeley, 76-66

Stats || Postgame video: Geno Auriemma || Lindsay Gottlieb BERKELEY, Calif. – A record crowd of 10,818 fans filed into Haas Pavilion and witnessed a thriller between the top-ranked UConn Huskies (11-0) and the Hoopfeed No. 13/AP No. 14 California…

Cal hosted a fun and informative chat between Geno Auriemma and Steve Kerr

Cal hosted a fun and informative chat between Geno Auriemma and Steve Kerr

BERKELEY, Calif. – A meeting of the basketball champion minds, with a combined total of 19 titles, came together at Memorial Stadium, on the University of California campus, Friday night. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, an eight-time NBA…

Cal guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss remainder of season after surgery on right knee

Cal guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss remainder of season after surgery on right knee

From Cal: Cal guard Mi’Cole Cayton will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season after undergoing a successful surgery to repair damaged cartilage in her right knee, head coach Lindsay Gottlieb announced on Wednesday evening. “You never wish injury on…

South Dakota enters the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Louisville moves up to No. 2

South Dakota enters the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Louisville moves up to No. 2

Stanford upset Baylor to re-enter the top ten while the Bears fell three places The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel With several upsets in the past week, a few top ten teams saw movement in the SportTours International/Hoopfeed Poll. UConn…

Brian Agler named head coach of the Dallas Wings

Brian Agler named head coach of the Dallas Wings

After resigning as head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks in early November, Brian Agler interviewed for same position with the Dallas Wings this month. The North Texas-based franchise announced today that Agler would be the new coach of the…

The Atlanta Dream returns to playing downtown in 2019 at a new State Farm Arena

The Atlanta Dream returns to playing downtown in 2019 at a new State Farm Arena

The Atlanta Dream returns to playing downtown at the new State Farm Arena during the 2019 season. “I’m thrilled for our organization to have the opportunity to be back in State Farm Arena,” head coach Nicki Collen said. “The renovations…

Mississippi State’s West Coast trip includes a top ten matchup against Oregon; Graves “We’re going to have to be really dialed in”

Mississippi State’s West Coast trip includes a top ten matchup against Oregon; Graves “We’re going to have to be really dialed in”

As Mississippi State travels to Oregon for one piece of their West Coast road trip, Oregon looks to stay ahead against one of the nation’s best. This is their third matchup and ultimately, the same skills will be put to…

Women’s Sports Foundation creates Tara VanDerveer Fund to provide fellowships for aspiring female coaches

Women’s Sports Foundation creates Tara VanDerveer Fund to provide fellowships for aspiring female coaches

Fellowships for aspiring coaches created by Women’s Sports Foundation via new Tara VanDerveer Fund Release from Stanford: Inspired by Stanford’s Hall of Fame coach, the Women’s Sports Foundation has created the Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching. The…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-10-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-10-2018

AP Poll for 12/10/18: 1. UConn 2. Notre Dame 3. Baylor 4. Louisville 5. Mississippi State https://t.co/RtItFhURCM #ncaaw -> RT @Ourand_SBJ: The American is trying to convince UCF to sign a Grant of Rights to keep other college conferences from…

Cal tops UCSB 69-45 to remain undefeated, Bears move to 9-0

Cal tops UCSB 69-45 to remain undefeated, Bears move to 9-0

Cal moves to 9-0 after beating UCSB BERKELEY – California (9-0) overcame a slow start at home against UC Santa Barbara (2-8) Sunday afternoon to remain undefeated with a 69-45 victory. With finals week behind them, the Bears started out…

Unranked Texas A&M upsets Oregon State 76-70

Unranked Texas A&M upsets Oregon State 76-70

Aggies upset Beavers in Hawaii ?????????? Tournament MVP: @ChennedyCarter All-Tournament Team: @NdeaJones pic.twitter.com/6OahoVlKaY — Texas A&M Women's Basketball (@AggieWBB) December 16, 2018 Led by sophomore guard Chennedy Carter who fouled out with 22 seconds left in the game, unranked Texas…

No. 11 Stanford recovers to take down No. 3 Baylor 68-63

No. 11 Stanford recovers to take down No. 3 Baylor 68-63

Notes  || Postgame Video || Team Statistical Comparison || Social Media Recap STANFORD – No. 11 Stanford (7-1) handed Baylor (8-1) its first loss of the season in Maples Pavilion with a 68-63 victory in a battle between two celebrated…

Michigan State enters the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; UConn remains No. 1

Michigan State enters the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; UConn remains No. 1

With a big win over Oregon, Michigan State enters the poll for the first time this season The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel After taking down last week’s No. 3 team Oregon, Michigan State (8-1) barged into this week’s Sport Tours…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-03-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-03-2018

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 11-26-2018 https://t.co/8F9yGLn5fy -> AP Poll for 12/3/18 https://t.co/RtItFhURCM 1. UConn 2. Notre Dame 3. Oregon 4. Baylor 5. Louisville -> DePaul makes 18 treys in 102-88 win…

Cal triumphs in overtime thriller at Saint Mary’s, 81-78

Cal triumphs in overtime thriller at Saint Mary’s, 81-78

MORAGA, Calif. – California (8-0) remains undefeated after surviving an overtime thriller at Saint Mary’s ( (5-3) Saturday afternoon, 81-78. Ranked at No. 14 in the STI/Hoopfeed poll and No. 13 in the Associated Press poll, it took the Bears an…

Gearing up for tough competition, Mississippi State survives talented Marquette 87-82

Gearing up for tough competition, Mississippi State survives talented Marquette 87-82

STARKVILLE – No. 18 Marquette visited No. 6 Mississippi State for a ranked out-of-conference matchup  87-82 on Thursday in front of 7,273 fans at Humphrey Coliseum. Marquette (6-2) head coach Carolyn Kieger made sure her team came prepared. The Golden…

Derek Fisher named head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

Derek Fisher named head coach of Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks hired former NBA player Derek Fisher as the franchise’s new head coach following the resignation of Brian Agler last month. The team will hold an introductory press conference for new head coach Derek Fisher on Friday,…

Oregon coach Kelly Graves to serve two-game suspension for NCAA violations

The NCAA’s Dec. 2018 Universtiy of Oregon Public Infractions Decision The NCAA announced today that Oregon head coach Kelly Graves will serve a two-game suspension for failing “to monitor and promote an atmosphere of compliance in his program.” Several Oregon…

UConn takes over the top spot in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Gonzaga enters at No. 24

UConn takes over the top spot in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Gonzaga enters at No. 24

UConn moves up to No. 1 while Gonzaga’s win over Stanford propels the Zags in the rankings The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel UConn’s win over Notre Dame (7-1) on Sunday resulted in a changing of the guard at the…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-26-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-26-2018

AP Poll for 11/26/18 https://t.co/RtItFhURCM #ncaaw -> Louisville: Yacine Diop out for season with torn ACL (Courier Journal) https://t.co/N3HAkP9BAb #ncaaw -> Looking back at the action-packed 2018 South Point Thanksgiving Shootout (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/Kkf2tRHSjY #ncaaw -> Louisville wallops Miami (OH) in…