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Baylor is the new No. 1 in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Utah continues to rise

Baylor is the new No. 1 in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Utah continues to rise

Baylor swoops into the No. 1 spot for the first time The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel This week Baylor moves into the top spot in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll for the first time. While the Bears downed Oklahoma last…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-21-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-21-2019

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 1-14-2019 https://t.co/j5VjjNCwQN -> AP Poll for 1/21/19 – 1. Notre Dame 2. Baylor 3. UConn 4. Louisville 5. Oregon https://t.co/RtItFhURCM #ncaaw -> Robert Morris wraps up perfect…

Fans enjoy rivalry antics and nods to history as Mississippi State routs Ole Miss, 80-49

Fans enjoy rivalry antics and nods to history as Mississippi State routs Ole Miss, 80-49

STARKVILLE, Miss – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (19-1, 7-0 SEC) defeated archrival Ole Miss Rebels 80-49 Sunday, improving to 7-0 in the SEC. The in-state foes battled for the 96th meeting in history. The contest included classic bantering.   Bully…

Midseason watch list for the Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award released

The Atlanta Tipoff Club released the midseason list of players to watch for the Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award. Players not on the Midseason Watch List are still eligible to be selected as award semifinalists, which will…

McDonald’s All American Games rosters announced; South Carolina and Stanford have most number of commits on teams

McDonald’s All American Games rosters announced; South Carolina and Stanford have most number of commits on teams

McDonald’s announced the final team rosters for the annual McDonald’s All American Games. The girls team includes 24 seniors selected by a committee from 400 nominees. The state of Ohio has the most number of players on the teams at…

WBCA announces class for the 17th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program

WBCA announces class for the 17th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) in partnership with partnership with WeCOACH, announced the class for the 17th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. Each participant will attend a three-day workshop during the WBCA Convention, April 3-5,…

New York Liberty has a new owner: Joe Tsai

New York Liberty has a new owner: Joe Tsai

The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the purchase of the New York Liberty by an entity owned by Joe Tsai and his family, Currently, Tsai is a 49 percent minority owner and alternate Governor of the NBA’s…

Will Liz Cambage realize the dream she voiced in 2011 to play for the Los Angeles Sparks?

Will Liz Cambage realize the dream she voiced in 2011 to play for the Los Angeles Sparks?

A few hours after sports writer Rachel Galligan broke the news via Twitter that Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage requested a trade from the franchise today, Dallas Wings president and CEO Greg Bibb issued the following statement: “Liz Cambage has…

Marquette moves up to No. 9 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Utah enters at no. 21

Marquette moves up to No. 9 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Utah enters at no. 21

Marquette swoops into top ten, Utah lands at No. 21 The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel While the top five teams in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll remain the same as last week with Notre Dame in the top spot,…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-14-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-14-2019

.@NorfolkStateWBB beats Bethune-Cookman, 57-50, improves to 4-0 in MEAC play https://t.co/oOWop5aYBn #ncaaw -> AP Poll for 1/14/19: 1. Notre Dame 2. UConn 3. Baylor 4. Louisville 5. Oregon https://t.co/RtItFicsuk #ncaaw -> .@SacredHeartWBB beats Bryant 49-48 to improve to 4-0 in NEC…

Alanna Smith has a career day and Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer hits another career milestone

Alanna Smith has a career day and Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer hits another career milestone

STANFORD, Calf – Hall of Fame basketball coach Tara VanDerveer reached a lofty milestone of 900 wins on the Stanford bench Sunday afternoon with an 85-64 defeat of the Washington State Cougars (7-11, 2-5 Pac-12). Stanford (16-1, 6-0) remains undefeated…

Led by Kristine Anigwe, Cal tops a tough Washington squad 79-70, enjoys a weekend sweep

Led by Kristine Anigwe, Cal tops a tough Washington squad 79-70, enjoys a weekend sweep

Team stats comparison || Social media recap BERKELEY, Calif. – California (12-5, 3-3 Pac-12) completed a weekend sweep of the Pac-12 teams from the state of Washington this weekend, giving the Golden Bears some relief after losing two in a…

Tara VanDerveer on the cusp of 900 wins at Stanford

Tara VanDerveer on the cusp of 900 wins at Stanford

No. 6 Stanford (15-1, 5-0) vs. Washington State (7-10, 2-4) Sunday, Jan. 20, 12 p.m. PT Maples Pavilion, Stanford, Calif. TV: Pac-12 Networks Live stats STANFORD – After her team’s 91-54 rout of Washington on Friday, Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer…

Led by McCowan and without Bibby, Mississippi State prevails in latest round of rivalry vs. South Carolina

Led by McCowan and without Bibby, Mississippi State prevails in latest round of rivalry vs. South Carolina

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (17-1, 5-0 SEC) hosted South Carolina Gamecocks (12-5, 4-1) in front of a sellout crowd Thursday night and earned an 89-74 victory. For the Bulldogs, it was a bittersweet victory as head coach Vic…

Notre Dame back on top in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Rutgers enters at No. 20

Notre Dame back on top in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll; Rutgers enters at No. 20

Notre Dame Reigns Again, Rutgers Lands At No. 20 The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Notre Dame reclaimed the top spot in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Poll this week. The Fighting Irish had a great week taking down previous No.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-07-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-07-2019

Starters cover missing pieces in Mississippi State’s win over Kentucky (Hoopfeed) by @amberddodd… https://t.co/dB0VNOe5BL -> ICYMI: Third-quarter offensive spree propels No. 6 @StanfordWBB over UCLA, 86-80 (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/wxozQKbdlm… https://t.co/mmbMXEhmrU -> Los Angeles Sparks hire Danita Johnson as president and COO…

Mississippi State’s Australian phenom Chloe Bibby breaks loose to give her team edge over Georgia

Mississippi State’s Australian phenom Chloe Bibby breaks loose to give her team edge over Georgia

STARKVILLE, Miss – They say it’s a dog eat dog world and the Mississippi State Bulldogs (15-1) bested the Georgia Bulldogs (11-5), fetching an 80-71 win in the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night. “Boy, Georgia’s really good,” Mississippi State head coach…

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces finalists for 2019 class

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces finalists for 2019 class

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 12 finalists for consideration for induction into its Hall of Fame. The 12 finalists for the Class of 2019 are: Beth Bass (Contributor) Debbie Brock (Veteran Player) Joan Cronan (Contributor) Nora Lynn…

SEC announces 2019 Class of Women’s Legends

SEC announces 2019 Class of Women’s Legends

The Southeastern Conference 2019 Class of Women’s Legends includes seven former women’s basketball stars and a coach. The class will be honored at the 2019 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 6-10 in Greenville, S.C.  Additionally, each legend will be honored during…

2019 Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Midseason Top 25 list for the 2019 honor. The list will be pared to 20 players in early February. Wooden Award candidates must be full-time students at an accredited NCAA college or…

Phoenix Mercury fires assistant coach Todd Troxel after team investigates domestic violence incident

Phoenix Mercury fires assistant coach Todd Troxel after team investigates domestic violence incident

Reports surfaced last month about a domestic altercation involving Phoenix Mercury assistant coach Todd Troxel and his fiancée. He was charged with misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct after the altercation which happened on Nov. 30. Today the team issued the…

Undefeated Louisville takes over top spot in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Undefeated Louisville takes over top spot in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Louisville is the new No. 1 after Baylor topples UConn The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Last Thursday night in a sold-out Ferrell Center in Waco, Baylor delivered the upset of the season by taking down the UConn. As a…

Los Angeles Sparks hire Danita Johnson as president and  COO

Los Angeles Sparks hire Danita Johnson as president and COO

The Los Angeles Sparks hired Danita Johnson as president and chief operating officer of the franchised the team announced Monday. She replaces Christine Simmons who left in December after five seasons to become the first-ever chief operating officer of the Academy…

Starters cover missing pieces in Mississippi State’s win over Kentucky

Starters cover missing pieces in Mississippi State’s win over Kentucky

STARKVILLE, Miss. – It was a tough SEC matchup for Mississippi State and Kentucky, the top two SEC teams currently. The momentum pendulum swung, techs were called and players hit the floor. The 86-71 win boosts Mississippi State’s SEC record…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-31-2018

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-31-2018

Kelly Karlis leads Wisconsin past Purdue, 76-69 https://t.co/dnw3bcWsWt #ncaaw -> Kristi Toliver, an NBA assistant who’s paid like an intern (NYTimes) https://t.co/2qMT6EFWZc #wnba -> Indiana tops Penn State 83-75 #ncaaw https://t.co/0AnebEuMug -> AP Poll for 12/31/18 https://t.co/RtItFhURCM #ncaaw -> Wishing…