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Maryland continues to roll, tops Purdue 88-45 on Senior Night

Maryland continues to roll, tops Purdue 88-45 on Senior Night

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland Terrapins (24-4,15-2 Big Ten) defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 88-45 in front of 5,105 voracious fans during Senior Night at the Xfinity Center. “They’ve really worked hard since day one,” Maryland head coach Brenda Frese…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/25/20: A week of upsets but the top three remain the same

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/25/20: A week of upsets but the top three remain the same

Some ranked teams go down but top three persevere Voting panel With conference tournaments on the horizon, the regular season continues to provide a bounty of upsets and surprises. As the top three teams in the country survived, several other…

Suffering from the flu, Sabrina Ionescu hits another milestone while earning her 26th triple-double in 74-66 win over Stanford

Suffering from the flu, Sabrina Ionescu hits another milestone while earning her 26th triple-double in 74-66 win over Stanford

Sabrina Ionescu sets another record STANFORD, Calif. – Setting basketball records is a way of life for Oregon senior guard Sabrina Ionescu. Her performance at Stanford Monday night in front of a large contingent of Ducks fans and superstar professional…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-17-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-17-2020

Washington Mystics re-signed forward Emma Meesseman https://t.co/SWGT93TZRt #wnba -> Chicago Sky re-signed center Stefanie Dolson to a multi-year contract https://t.co/URJ5QvZ6DN #wnba -> USA Basketball announces Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Team https://t.co/Sv0oq3mFXC -> Catch up on last week’s news: Hoopfeed…

Oregon State bounces back to beat Cal 76-63, Bears honor seniors

Oregon State bounces back to beat Cal 76-63, Bears honor seniors

BERKELEY – The Oregon State Beavers (20-8, 8-8 Pac-12) recovered from a loss at Stanford on Friday to beat California (10-17, 2-14) Sunday afternoon at Haas Pavilion, 76-63. The victory ended a four-game skid for the Beavers. Led by four…

Led by Kiana Williams, Stanford edges Oregon State 63-60

Led by Kiana Williams, Stanford edges Oregon State 63-60

STANFORD, Calif. – The Stanford Cardinal (24-3, 13-2 Pac-12) held off the Oregon State Beavers (19-8, 7-8 Pac-12), 63-60, at Maples Pavilion, Friday Night. “Tonight’s game points to how good our league [Pac 12] is, and how many great players…

Oregon’s potent recipe in 93-61 win over Cal: Erin Boley’s 3-point daggers, Ionescu’s triple-double, Hebard’s double-double

Oregon’s potent recipe in 93-61 win over Cal: Erin Boley’s 3-point daggers, Ionescu’s triple-double, Hebard’s double-double

Team statistical comparison BERKELEY – As Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry sat courtside with his daughters, the No. 3 Oregon Ducks (25-2, 14-1 Pac-12) enjoyed a Bay Area homecoming for senior guard Sabrina Ionescu with a 93-61 win over…

NCAA reveals the logo for the 2021 Women’s Final Four

NCAA reveals the logo for the 2021 Women’s Final Four

NCAA unveils logo for the 2020 Final Four at New Orleans game The NCAA revealed the logo for the 2021 NCAA Women’s Final Four. Designed by the firm Section 127 in Indianapolis, the logo features colors and elements that represent…

Seimone Augustus leaves the Lynx, signs with the Sparks

Seimone Augustus leaves the Lynx, signs with the Sparks

Full release from the Los Angeles Sparks: The Los Angeles Sparks are excited to announce the signing of four-time WNBA champion Seimone Augustus, who comes to the Sparks after leading the Minnesota Lynx to titles in 2011, 2013, 2015 and…

Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Late Season 2020 Watch List

Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Late Season 2020 Watch List

Fifteen coaches made the cut for the Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy Women’s Coach of the Year late-season watch list. The Atlanta Tipoff Club will narrow the list to 10 semifinalists on March 4, then four finalists on March 19. The…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/18/20: Top three remain steady as others falter; Princeton enters at No. 25

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/18/20: Top three remain steady as others falter; Princeton enters at No. 25

South Carolina and Baylor dominate, Oregon and Stanford have successful road trips Voting panel Close calls, upsets, and jaw-dropping buzzer beaters typified another exciting week in women’s basketball. However, one thing remained constant: South Carolina as the No. 1 team.…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-10-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-10-2020

.@UCLAWBB survives Cal in overtime 74-70, completes hard-earned Bay Area sweep (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/XNUJ5UDMff #ncaaw -> .@StanfordWBB bounces back to beat USC on Senior Day, 79-59, by @mr_ice (Hoopfeed) https://t.co/KUI7HBYp4n #ncaaw -> The Los Angeles Sparks acquired guard Brittney Sykes and center…

USA Basketball announces Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Team

USA Basketball announces Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Team

USA Basketball announced the four-member roster for the Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Team that will compete in the 2020 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament March 18-22 in Bengaluru, India The top three finishing teams will earn berths into the…

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Oregon State’s Scott Rueck for comments about officiating

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Oregon State’s Scott Rueck for comments about officiating

The Pac-12 issued the following release Friday morning: Oregon State University head coach Scott Rueck has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for public comments made about women’s basketball officiating, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. Rueck was reprimanded for comments…

Maryland makes quick work of Iowa, 93-59, takes sole possession of first place in Big Ten

Maryland makes quick work of Iowa, 93-59, takes sole possession of first place in Big Ten

COLLEGE PARK, Md.— Before today’s matchup against the Iowa Hawkeyes, Maryland head coach Brenda Frese said that her Terrapins are now a player-led program, in contrast to when Iowa defeated Maryland 66-61 back on Jan. 9. “We’re a totally different…

Dallas Wings trade Skylar Diggins-Smith, acquire Astou Ndour in three-team exchange

Dallas Wings trade Skylar Diggins-Smith, acquire Astou Ndour in three-team exchange

? It's official, @SkyDigg4 is headed to the @PhoenixMercury! pic.twitter.com/dewjHXsfXy — WNBA (@WNBA) February 12, 2020 Release from Dallas: The Dallas Wings have signed and traded Skylar Diggins-Smith to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for the No. 5 and 7…

WBCA announces 2020 ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Class

WBCA announces 2020 ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Class

Release from the WBCA: The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, in partnership with WeCOACH, is pleased to announce the class for the 18th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. Each member will participate in the three-day workshop with…

The 2019-20 Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Watch List

The 2019-20 Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Watch List

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 30 players on the 2019-20 Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Watch List.  The list will be narrowed down to 10 national semifinalists on March 3, 2020. Four finalists will be named on March 20,…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/11/20: South Carolina proves its mettle remains No. 1, UCLA survives a Bay Area moves up to No. 6

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 2/11/20: South Carolina proves its mettle remains No. 1, UCLA survives a Bay Area moves up to No. 6

South Carolina tops UConn, UCLA survives a Bay Area road trip unscathed Voting panel After another rough and tumble week among the top 25 teams, South Carolina solidified its position as the unquestionable best team in the country remaining No.…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2020

Update: The induction ceremony scheduled for June 13, 2020, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for June 12, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All tickets purchased by guests will be refunded in full. More The Women’s Basketball Hall…

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-03-2020

Hoopfeed Weekly Twitter Digest for 02-03-2020

Yesterday’s results: https://t.co/KJC6vHSCuv Today’s TV/Streaming: https://t.co/cWLoDDAh23 #ncaaw -> How Tamika Catchings learned to embrace her hearing impairment (WBUR) https://t.co/McU8SK6JBM #wnba -> Starters for Oregon at UConn #ncaaw TV: ESPN2 https://t.co/yujYx7nUoK -> End of 1Q: Oregon 22, UConn 12 #ncaaw https://t.co/WJSmPk6rwE…

Stanford bounces back to beat USC on Senior Day, 79-59

Stanford bounces back to beat USC on Senior Day, 79-59

STANFORD, Calif. – The Stanford Cardinal (21-3, 10-2 Pac-12) used a 13-0 start to dominate Pac-12, Southern California (12-11, 4-8) on Senior Day, 79-59, at Maples Pavilion. Stanford led wire to wire and prevented USC from notching a point for…

UCLA survives Cal in overtime 74-70, completes hard-earned Bay Area sweep

UCLA survives Cal in overtime 74-70, completes hard-earned Bay Area sweep

BERKELEY, Calif. – The tenth-ranked UCLA Bruins (21-2, 10-2 Pac-12) completed an impressive sweep of the Pac-12’s Bay Area schools Sunday afternoon after topping the Cal Bears 74-70 in overtime at Haas Pavilion. UCLA came to Berkeley on a high…

Maryland rolls over Rutgers 79-50 for ninth straight victory

Maryland rolls over Rutgers 79-50 for ninth straight victory

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland Terrapins defeated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 79-50 in front of their largest crowd (9,239) this season at the Xfinity Center. Maryland (20-4, 11-2) took off for on 6-0 run to begin the game, implementing…

Balanced scoring and defense help Nevada take down No. 2 team in Mountain West on the road, Wolf Pack beats SJSU 80-76

Balanced scoring and defense help Nevada take down No. 2 team in Mountain West on the road, Wolf Pack beats SJSU 80-76

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Nevada (12-12, 5-8 Mountain West) earned its second consecutive road win Saturday afternoon toppling the No. 2 team in the Mountain West, San Jose State, 80-76. The road triumph, preceded by a victory at Air Force…