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Basallo and Whitehead lead San Jose State in key conference win over Boise State, 74-61

Basallo and Whitehead lead San Jose State in key conference win over Boise State, 74-61

SAN JOSE, Calif. – With three players in double figures, the San Jose State Spartans (15-6, 9-1 MW) continued to prove preseason doubters wrong with a strong performance in taking down the Boise State Broncos 74-61 Wednesday night. The win…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 1/28/20: South Carolina reigns; Arizona moves up

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 1/28/20: South Carolina reigns; Arizona moves up

Arizona surges after sweeping Arizona State Voting panel South Carolina tops the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Top 25 Poll for the third week in a row after wins over Mississippi State and Georgia last week. The Gamecocks remain undefeated in SEC…

Atlanta Dream issues statement on free agency of Angel McCoughtry

Atlanta Dream issues statement on free agency of Angel McCoughtry

From the team: The Atlanta Dream have decided, after conversations with Angel McCoughtry and her representation, to allow her to test free agency for the first time in her career. While the Dream could have used the Core designation to…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-20-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-20-2020

Mount St. Mary’s takes down St. Francis Brooklyn, 69-60, moves to 5-1 in NEC, best start in conference play in 20 y… https://t.co/tuFLr5ulfV -> Michigan State freshman guard Moira Joiner has career high in 66-55 win at Rutgers https://t.co/xYiGPqeCTc #ncaaw…

NCAA names finalists for 2025 and 2026 Women’s Final Four host cities

NCAA names finalists for 2025 and 2026 Women’s Final Four host cities

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee selected four cities as finalists as future hosts for the Final Four in 2025 and 2026. Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena) Phoenix (Talking Stick Resort Arena) Portland, Oregon (Moda Center) Tampa, Florida (Amalie Arena)…

Five score in double figures as Stanford cruises past Utah, 82-49; Cardinal honor 1990 team

Five score in double figures as Stanford cruises past Utah, 82-49; Cardinal honor 1990 team

1990 national championship team honored pregame STANFORD, Calif. – On a Sunday afternoon when Stanford honored their 1990 national championship team on the squad’s 30th anniversary, the Cardinal (18-2, 7-1 Pac-12) blew out the Utah Utes (10-9, 3-5) in an…

Women’s basketball legends mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna

Women’s basketball legends mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna

Update: Complete list of victims (Los Angeles Times) Sunday afternoon, news sources confirmed the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna after a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles area among fog and low clouds in the…

Stanford survives upset-minded Colorado in an overtime thriller, 76-68

Stanford survives upset-minded Colorado in an overtime thriller, 76-68

Photos © Baranduin Briggs, all rights reserved STANFORD, Calif. – Fans at Maples Pavilion Friday night enjoyed a thrilling overtime matchup as No. 6 Stanford (17-2, 6-1 Pac-12) survived unranked and upset-minded Colorado 76-68 in overtime. The exhilarating contest featured…

Brynna Maxwell leads Utah in 71-62 road win at Cal; Bears continue to chase first Pac-12 win

Brynna Maxwell leads Utah in 71-62 road win at Cal; Bears continue to chase first Pac-12 win

BERKELEY, Calif. – Friday afternoon, in front of a large crowd of young kids on School Haas Rock Day in Berkeley, Utah (10-8) topped California 71-62 in a back and forth contest that saw seven ties and ten lead changes.…

2020 McDonald’s All American Games: Girls Roster Announced

2020 McDonald’s All American Games: Girls Roster Announced

McDonald’s announced the final rosters for the 2020 McDonald’s All American Games. The girl’s roster includes 24 athletes who will play Wednesday, April 1, at the Toyota Center in Houston. The 19th annual Girls Game will air on ESPN2 at…

Cal adds transfer from San Diego State, guard Najé Murray

Cal adds transfer from San Diego State, guard Najé Murray

California (8-9, 0-6 Pac-12) added a mid-year transfer to the roster, Najé Murray, a native of nearby Stockton. The 5’6” junior guard played for two seasons at San Diego State where she averaged 13.7 points per game as a sophomore…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: South Carolina holds steady at No. 1; Northwestern enters at No. 21

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: South Carolina holds steady at No. 1; Northwestern enters at No. 21

Northwestern enters the poll at No. 21 Voting panel South Carolina holds steady at No. 1 for the second week in a row in the current Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Top 25 Poll. The Gamecocks cruised by Missouri Thursday night and…

Katie Lou Samuelson, Ariel Atkins and Tiffany Mitchell added to rosters for upcoming USA Women’s National Team competitions

Katie Lou Samuelson, Ariel Atkins and Tiffany Mitchell added to rosters for upcoming USA Women’s National Team competitions

From an announcement by USA Basketball: Three athletes with previous USA Basketball experience have been added to the USA Women’s National Team rosters for at least a portion of the two collegiate exhibitions and three FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament contests.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-13-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-13-2020

.@StanfordWBB sweeps Battle of the Bay series, tops Cal 79-65 in game two (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/A5PP6KRuwB #ncaaw -> ICYMI https://t.co/2EMx5xHtN4 -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 01-06-2020 https://t.co/nF4PK6dEFb -> AP Poll for 1/13/20 https://t.co/Ijsmxvd3z2…

2020 WNBA Free Agency Dates

2020 WNBA Free Agency Dates

Jan. 28 – Teams can begin negotiating with free agents Feb. 10 – Teams can start signing player contracts In previous seasons negotiations began on Jan. 15 and contracts signed beginning Feb. 1. The change this year is due to…

Candidates announced for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award

Candidates announced for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award

Thirty women’s basketball student-athletes are candidates for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom,…

Maryland unites for 87-69 win over Nebraska

Maryland unites for 87-69 win over Nebraska

Terps top the Huskers A fun night in CP ??#UnitedPursuit pic.twitter.com/5EmrEXh1np — Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) January 17, 2020 COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head coach Brenda Frese has a history of laying big responsibilities on young players. She has…

The WNBA releases 2020 regular season schedule and introduces Commissioner’s Cup tournament

The WNBA releases 2020 regular season schedule and introduces Commissioner’s Cup tournament

The WNBA announced an expanded regular season, an increase to 36 games, beginning in 2020. This marks the first increase in games since 2003. The schedule this summer will also see an increase in the number of games televised on…

Ayzhiana Basallo helps lift San Jose State over UNLV, 62-60, Spartans stay strong at No. 2 in MW

Ayzhiana Basallo helps lift San Jose State over UNLV, 62-60, Spartans stay strong at No. 2 in MW

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose State Spartans (12-6, 6-1 Mountain West) solidified their second-place position in the MW conference standings with a hard-fought 62-60 win over the UNLV Lady Rebels (8-9, 4-2) Wednesday night at the Provident Credit…

2020 WNBA Draft Prospects Board

Compiled by Eric Nemchock and Fred Morlan With the 2020 WNBA Draft on the horizon, this list of prospects is a helpful guide for fans who are excited about this year’s draft class. The list is not static and will…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: South Carolina rises to No. 1 after other top teams topple; Arizona State swoops in at No. 18

STI/Hoopfeed Poll: South Carolina rises to No. 1 after other top teams topple; Arizona State swoops in at No. 18

UConn, Oregon, Oregon State fall after upsets Voting panel After a week of major upsets among the top five teams, South Carolina ascended to the top of the Sport Tours International/Hoopfeed Top 25 Poll for the first time this season.…

Minnesota Lynx added Katie Smith to staff as an assistant coach

Minnesota Lynx added Katie Smith to staff as an assistant coach

The Minnesota Lynx announced the hiring of former Lynx player and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Katie Smith as an assistant coach. Smith will be the lead assistant in the team’s scouting efforts, talent evaluation, in-game analysis, and player…

WNBA and player’s union reach eight-year collective bargaining agreement

WNBA and player’s union reach eight-year collective bargaining agreement

The WNBA and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), pending ratification by the players and the league’s Board of Governors. The new eight-year CBA, which commences with the 2020…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-06-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 01-06-2020

ICYMI: Led by Kiana Williams @Kiana__W, @StanfordWBB obliterates Washington in second half for 77-56 win (Hoopfeed)… https://t.co/n4HjECMgxM -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for week of 12-30-2019 https://t.co/ofSGtY6l02 -> SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s…

Stanford sweeps Battle of the Bay series, tops Cal 79-65

Stanford sweeps Battle of the Bay series, tops Cal 79-65

Stanford wins 2019-20 series vs. Cal BERKELEY, Calif. – In the second game of the 2019-20 Battle of the Bay series between No. 5 Stanford (15-1, 4-0 Pac-12) and California (8-7, 0-4), the Cardinal took down the home team 79-65…