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Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-23-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-23-2019

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 12-16-2019 https://t.co/tWY9nqpEtT #ncaaw -> AP Poll for 12/23/19 https://t.co/RtItFicsuk #ncaaw -> WNBA stars Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart open up about freezing their eggs (USA Today) https://t.co/V4TQ1f8vne ->…

Cal finishes non-conference play on a high note with 72-53 victory over Grand Canyon

Cal finishes non-conference play on a high note with 72-53 victory over Grand Canyon

BERKELEY, Calif. – With an administrative technical foul assessed to Grand Canyon before tipoff, Cal began its contest against the Lopes with an unusual advantage. Senior guard/forward Jaelyn Brown hit both free throws awarded to the Bears and gave her…

Maryland opens conference slate with 70-55 win over Michigan behind Kaila Charles

Maryland opens conference slate with 70-55 win over Michigan behind Kaila Charles

College Park, Md. – Before Maryland kicked off their Big Ten conference slate against Michigan, head coach Brenda Frese gathered her senior class of Blair Watson, Shakira Austin, Sara Vujacic, Stephanie Jones, and Kaila Charles. “Set the tone,” Frese said.…

Haley Jones powers Stanford past upset-minded UC Davis, 67-55, with double-double

Haley Jones powers Stanford past upset-minded UC Davis, 67-55, with double-double

Photos © Baranduin Briggs, all rights reserved. STANFORD, Calif. – After a tough loss on the road against Texas before the Christmas break, Stanford (11-1) recovered from the defeat that cost the Cardinal the No. 1 ranking in the nation…

WNBPA and WNBA extend collective bargaining process through Jan. 15, 2020

WNBPA and WNBA extend collective bargaining process through Jan. 15, 2020

The Women’s National Basketball Association and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association issued the following statement today: “We are making substantial progress toward a new collective bargaining agreement which we expect to finalize soon. In the meantime, we have extended…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Stanford tumbles, Texas re-enters and Arizona continues to rise

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Stanford tumbles, Texas re-enters and Arizona continues to rise

Texas topples Stanford and moves into the top 25 Voting panel The biggest upset of the week led to a major reshuffling in this week’s poll.  After ten straight wins, previous No. 1 Stanford dropped a contest to unranked Texas…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-16-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-16-2019

Freshmen fuel @StanfordWBB’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/JJBF6R8nMG #ncaaw -> Yesterday’s results: https://t.co/ioiwEAwth9 Today’s games: https://t.co/uPpSBhDPaS Today’s TV/Streaming: https://t.co/cWLoDDAh23 #ncaaw -> ICYMI: Freshmen fuel @StanfordWBB’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program…

Cal guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season after knee surgery

Release from Cal: Cal redshirt junior guard Mi’Cole Cayton will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season after undergoing surgery to repair damaged cartilage in her right knee, head coach Charmin Smith announced on Thursday evening. “Mi’Cole has had a…

Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of candidates for the Class of 2020. Several women’s basketball nominees are under consideration and include a mix of current or former coaches, players, and contributors. Leta Andrews (COA) Jennifer…

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Team comparison || Social media recap STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford junior guard Kiana Williams joined the 1,000-point club Wednesday night when she led her teammates in a decisive 78-51 victory over No. 23 Tennessee (8-2).  She hit the milestone at…

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Coach Quotes || Team Statistical Comparison No. 23 Tennessee (8-1) at No. 1 Stanford (9-0) Dec. 18, 2019, 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET TV/Stream: Pac-12 Bay Area/Pac-12.com (Krista Blunk, Mary Murphy) Audio: Stanford: TuneIn, Tennessee: UTSports.com Series: 25-11 Tennessee, but…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Little movement among top teams but tough tests coming up

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Little movement among top teams but tough tests coming up

Top teams face challenges this week Voting panel In a week where many teams were finishing up final exams, there was a drop in the number of games played and consequently little to no movement in this week’s poll. Stanford…

Chicago Sky add Olaf Lange as an assistant coach

Chicago Sky add Olaf Lange as an assistant coach

After his first year as the Chicago Sky head coach/general manager, James Wade hires  Olaf Lange as an assistant coach. “Olaf has a wealth of experience in the WNBA and abroad,” Wade said. “He is no rookie, and has always…

WNBPA re-elects Nneka Ogwumike as president, Layshia Clarendon as first vice president

WNBPA re-elects Nneka Ogwumike as president, Layshia Clarendon as first vice president

With WNBA players still in labor negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, their union released the following results of the organization’s elections: The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced the reelections of Nneka Ogwumike as WNBPA President, and…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-09-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-09-2019

Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for the week of 12-02-2019 https://t.co/dPHueMOrya #ncaaw -> AP Poll: 1. Stanford 2. UConn 3. Oregon 4. Oregon State 5. South Carolina https://t.co/36m2ryy1JX #ncaaw -> RT @TheFocus_TV: Full Saturday for…

Freshmen fuel Stanford’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program

Freshmen fuel Stanford’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program

No. 1 Stanford remains undefeated STANFORD, Calif – Stanford (9-0) solidified its position as the top team in the country with a 71-52 victory over Ohio State (6-4) Sunday night at Maples Pavilion. With the triumph, the Cardinal became the…

A young Cal survives test vs. Santa Clara as Kentucky looms on the horizon

A young Cal survives test vs. Santa Clara as Kentucky looms on the horizon

Cal earns seventh straight victory .@CalWBBall freshman forward Evelien Lutje Schipholt, who finished with 19pts/9rebs, on Cal's fight to come from behind and beat Santa Clara: "We just want to fight for every ball and for each other….I think that's…

NCAA denies Sedona Prince’s request for a waiver to play for Oregon this season

Press release from Oregon: Sedona Prince’s request for a waiver to play for the Oregon women’s basketball team this season has been denied by the NCAA. Prince, a redshirt freshman who joined the Ducks in the offseason after transferring from…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: More upsets and steep drops but Stanford holds steady at No. 1

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: More upsets and steep drops but Stanford holds steady at No. 1

Stanford stays in the top spot while several teams fall dramatically Voting panel After yet another week of upsets and exciting games, several top teams saw steep drops in this week’s poll. However, Pac-12 power Stanford (8-0) held steady at…

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert joins McDonald’s Board of Directors

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert joins McDonald’s Board of Directors

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert is now a member of the McDonald’s Corporation’s Board of Directors. Her tenure began on December 6, 2019. The league hired Engelbert in mid-May and she began the commissioner role July 17. From the corporation’s press…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-02-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 12-02-2019

RT @LBoogie213: Me looking at my notes for this week’s @hoopfeed poll https://t.co/6Ib2BPNPug -> Today’s TV/Streaming: https://t.co/3UrUw6lJqL <–Bookmark for the season. #ncaaw -> AP Poll: 1. Stanford, 2. Louisville 3. Oregon 4. UConn 5. Oregon State https://t.co/rDLah07EF1 #ncaaw -> Catch…

Cal overcomes slow start for 73-62 win against Boston University

Cal overcomes slow start for 73-62 win against Boston University

Cal reduces turnovers, beats Boston University Balance & belief gets it done! 4?? Bears in double-figures today ? pic.twitter.com/VorJn67Y82 — Cal Basketball (@CalWBBall) December 7, 2019 Team comparison || Social media recap BERKELEY, Calif. – California (6-2) overcame an anemic…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Top five shakeup as Stanford takes over top spot; LSU and South Dakota make debut

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: Top five shakeup as Stanford takes over top spot; LSU and South Dakota make debut

Stanford takes over the top spot, South Dakota enters Voting panel Last week’s Thanksgiving holiday tournaments provided a bounty of great games for fans of parity in women’s basketball. Top ten teams battled for dominance resulting in a new No.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-25-2019

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 11-25-2019

AP Poll for 11/25/19. Arizona at #24. https://t.co/j8FWxaVSNr #ncaaw The Wildcats entered at #24 in Hoopfeed Poll… https://t.co/90ZNqDWo0w -> Missouri State beats South Dakota 74-66 https://t.co/V3CzeG5oND #ncaaw -> Mississippi State tops Marquette 74-68 https://t.co/q7N6GaUh2K #ncaaw -> RT @IndianaFever: BREAKING NEWS:…