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Mississippi State closes home slate with a 76-56 win over LSU

Mississippi State closes home slate with a 76-56 win over LSU

STARKVILLE, Miss.- The Mississippi State Bulldogs (26-2, 14-1 SEC) ended their home slate with a 76-56 Senior Night win over the LSU Tigers (16-11, 7-8 SEC) in front of 8,631 attendees Thursday night. “I couldn’t be prouder of ‘em.” head…

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Arizona coach Adia Barnes for comments about officiating

Statement from the Pac-12: University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for public comments made about women’s basketball officiating, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. Barnes was reprimanded for comments made in…

My time as the only black journalist covering Mississippi State’s women’s basketball

My time as the only black journalist covering Mississippi State’s women’s basketball

Note from the Editor Unfortunately, for women of color in sports journalism, Amber’s experience is all too common. I started out in the field as a news reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. It was a ruthless environment. But…

2019 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Late Season Candidates

2019 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Late Season Candidates Key Dates: March 20, 2019 – Four finalists announced April 6, 2019 – Winner announced

Baylor holds on to  No. 1, UCLA enters at No. 25 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for 2/26/19

Baylor holds on to No. 1, UCLA enters at No. 25 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll for 2/26/19

UCLA enters poll at No. 25 The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Big 12 leader Baylor enters the home stretch of the regular season as the No. 1 team in the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll for the third week in…

Field of 64 teams for the 2019 DIII Championship revealed

Field of 64 teams for the 2019 DIII Championship revealed

The NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Committee announced the field of 64 teams for the 2019 championship today. The field includes 43 teams that earned automatic qualifications as the winners of their conference tournament. Thomas More College is the lone…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-18-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-18-2019

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 2-11-2019 https://t.co/s4rLP5mNP9 -> Liz Cambage back running ahead of #WNBA but team future remains unclear (The Age) https://t.co/LpNJgUY9Yf -> Former #WNBA player and AKR Texas Summit coach…

Mississippi State outlasts Vanderbilt 86-70 with big second half

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (25-2, 11-1 SEC) defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 86-70 Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 9,566, MSU’s 11th largest attendance in program history. “These games aren’t getting any easier,” MSU head coach…

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer to miss end of regular season games and Big Ten Tournament for health reasons

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer to miss end of regular season games and Big Ten Tournament for health reasons

Statement from Rutgers: C. Vivian Stringer to miss remainder of regular season and Big Ten tournament for health reasons, expected to return after the conference tourney Assistant coach Timothy Eatman will take over head coaching duties of the Rutgers women’s…

Stanford’s grit helps the Cardinal withstand Arizona 56-54

Stanford’s grit helps the Cardinal withstand Arizona 56-54

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford senior forward Alanna Smith did it again. The Australian scholar drained the game-winner from the Outback (three-point range), and her Stanford Cardinal (22-4, 12-3) defeated the Arizona Wildcats (17-9, 7-8), 56-54, in an exciting contest, Friday…

Cal “freakin’ Bears” explode in third quarter to come from behind and top Arizona State 69-60, snap five-game skid

Cal “freakin’ Bears” explode in third quarter to come from behind and top Arizona State 69-60, snap five-game skid

Cal snaps skid to upset Sun Devils BERKELEY, Calif. – After taking down Arizona State (18-7, 9-5 Pac-12) Friday night 69-60, Cal head coach Lindsay Gottlieb began addressing fans in her usual postgame manner, thanking them for their support. But…

Baylor stays No. 1, Rice enters at No. 25 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Baylor stays No. 1, Rice enters at No. 25 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Baylor holds on at No. 1, Oregon slips while Rice enters for first time The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel After a week of upsets among several ranked teams, Baylor remains the unanimous No. 1 program in the Sport Tours…

Semifinalists announced for 2019 Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award

The Atlanta Tipoff Club revealed the semifinalists announced for 2019 Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award. The winner will be announced April 6, 2019. Kristine Anigwe Sr. C/F California Pac-12 Chastadie Barrs Sr. G Lamar Southland Kenisha Bell…

WNBA and Marvel Studios teamed up to create a spot that that showcases the “superhero” moves of players

WNBA and Marvel Studios teamed up to create a spot that that showcases the “superhero” moves of players

The WNBA and Marvel Studios teamed up to create a video that that showcases the “superhero” moves of WNBA players alongside those of Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larsen. The spot comes ahead of the upcoming “Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel”…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-11-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-11-2019

RT @JournoRyan: Great work by one of my bright students @amberddodd https://t.co/93NAPZEDjg -> New York Liberty re-signed restricted free agents, guard Rebecca Allen & center Amanda Zahui B https://t.co/DDIADaqvFp #wnba -> Atlanta Dream sign forward Lynetta Kizer https://t.co/6IbvVD4xBg #wnba ->…

Sophie Cunningham leads as Missouri stuns Mississippi State, 75-67

Sophie Cunningham leads as Missouri stuns Mississippi State, 75-67

STARKVILLE, Miss.— The Missouri Tigers (19-7, 8-4 SEC)  broke hearts and records in the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night at they stunned the No. 5 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 75-67, in a Valentine’s Day showdown in front of 7,454 fans. “I thought…

Another shift at the top as Baylor regains top spot while Oregon moves into No. 2 in  Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Another shift at the top as Baylor regains top spot while Oregon moves into No. 2 in Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Oregon moves into No. 2 spot The Her Hoop Stats Breakdown || Voting panel Voters put Baylor back in the No. 1 position in this week’s Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed poll. Upsets characterized the beginning of conference season. As a result, the top…

Baylor, Louisville, Oregon and Mississippi State named top seeds in first 2019 NCAA DI Top 16 reveal

Baylor, Louisville, Oregon and Mississippi State named top seeds in first 2019 NCAA DI Top 16 reveal

Baylor, Louisville, Oregon and Mississippi State are the tops seeds in the first of two top-16 reveals during the 2018-19 season. The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee determined the seeds.  UConn, defending champion Notre Dame, Stanford and NC State make up…

Midseason Watch List for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

Midseason Watch List for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced the Midseason Watch List for the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. Established in 2013, the honor recognizes the nation’s best guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. Named after women’s basketball legend and Hall…

The 2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Team announced

The 2019 Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Team announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Team on Monday. The team includes 30 players representing 20 institutions in seven different conferences. Ten national semifinalists will be announced on March 4 and four finalists will be revealed…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-04-2019

All injured Martinsburg (WV) High School girl's basketball players and adults involved in bus crash Saturday night… https://t.co/IPPwso6QnR -> Michigan HS girls basketball coach arrested for sexual assault (USA Today) https://t.co/c04me7w5KC -> Yesterday's results: https://t.co/7eYEd5jWi3 Today's games: https://t.co/5XACoTY3fB Today's TV/Streaming:…

Jordan Danberry shines as Mississippi State hands Tennessee worst loss in SEC play

Jordan Danberry shines as Mississippi State hands Tennessee worst loss in SEC play

STARKVILLE, Miss – Mississippi State’s head coach Vic Schaefer complained about his team’s toughness effort during his Friday press conference, a prominent pillar of Mississippi State’s defensive-minded identity. After returning a week-long break, his players did the opposite of what…

Oregon routs Stanford 88-48, worst loss at Maples Pavilion for the Cardinal since 1983

Oregon routs Stanford 88-48, worst loss at Maples Pavilion for the Cardinal since 1983

Final Team Stats STANFORD, Calif. – No. 3 Oregon (23-1, 12-0 Pac-12) completed a sweep of the Bay Area’s Pac-12 schools over the weekend with an 88-48 rout of No. 11 Stanford Sunday afternoon at Maples Pavilion. With the win,…

No. 11 Stanford overcomes slow start to take down No. 7 Oregon State 61-44, looks ahead to facing Oregon Ducks Sunday

No. 11 Stanford overcomes slow start to take down No. 7 Oregon State 61-44, looks ahead to facing Oregon Ducks Sunday

Final Team Stats STANFORD, Calif. – No. 11 Stanford (19-3, 9-2) overcame a slow start to win convincingly 61-44 over No. 7 Oregon State (19-4, 9-2) Friday night at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal’s starters found themselves in a 6-0 hole…

Oregon has big second half to hold off Cal for 105-82 win in Berkeley; Kristine Anigwe sets Bears scoring record

Oregon has big second half to hold off Cal for 105-82 win in Berkeley; Kristine Anigwe sets Bears scoring record

.@OregonWBB's Sabrina Ionescu on how her team stays composed when teams are bringing their A-game vs. Oregon: "We trust each other." She also said "we don't settle for being anything less than the best that we can be." #ncaaw pic.twitter.com/TO96CBYO7S…