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SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

The release from Southern Methodist: The SMU women’s basketball team has decided to not play the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. Potential virus-related issues including the possibility of isolation, quarantine and season…

Out in Denver: Doshia Woods’ Journey Inspires Other Coaches to Live Authentically and Escape the Closet

Out in Denver: Doshia Woods’ Journey Inspires Other Coaches to Live Authentically and Escape the Closet

When college basketball shut down on March 12, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Doshia Woods was an assistant coach at Tulane. The team fell in the second round of the American Athletic Conference tournament days earlier, ending the season…

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced eligible candidates for the Class of 2021

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced eligible candidates for the Class of 2021

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced eligible candidates for the Class of 2021. The list includes twenty women. Val Ackerman (Contributor) Leta Andrews (Coach) Jennifer Azzi (Player) Swin Cash (Player) Yolanda Griffith (Player)) Becky Hammon (Player) Lauren Jackson…

No. 1 Stanford finishes 2020 with 61-49 road win at No. 10 UCLA and Belibi notches her second dunk

No. 1 Stanford finishes 2020 with 61-49 road win at No. 10 UCLA and Belibi notches her second dunk

Belibi dunks again Are you ??????? me @fran_belibi1?! Too good ???#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/RoFafh2LaI — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) December 21, 2020 With another dunk from sophomore forward Fran Belibi in the mix, No. 1 Stanford (7-0, 4-0) earned a 61-49 win…

Kiana Williams hits her stride as No. 1 Stanford continues to roll, beats USC 80-60

Kiana Williams hits her stride as No. 1 Stanford continues to roll, beats USC 80-60

Stanford senior guard Kiana Williams had her best night of the season so far Saturday night in her team’s 80-60 road win over USC (1-4, 0-4). The No. 1 Cardinal move to 6-0 with the win, and the program’s all-time…

With a win over Pacific, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer makes history, becomes the  winningest coach in women’s college basketball history

With a win over Pacific, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer makes history, becomes the winningest coach in women’s college basketball history

Career Highlights || Win #1098 || Win #1000 I’m just so thankful. Our team came out, and I thought, you know, did what we needed to do. We had a lot of different people stepping up for us. They wanted…

San Antonio to host the entire DI NCAA tournament, organizers hope to finalize one-site plans by the end of January

San Antonio to host the entire DI NCAA tournament, organizers hope to finalize one-site plans by the end of January

The entire 2021 Women’s DI NCAA Tournament will take place in one location next spring. San Antonio, previously announced as the site of the Final Four, will be ground zero for the tournament. Last month, the NCAA men’s committee announced…

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer ties Pat Summitt for career wins, the victory included a dunk from sophomore Fran Belibi

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer ties Pat Summitt for career wins, the victory included a dunk from sophomore Fran Belibi

VanDerveer’s career record improves to 1,098-253 (.813) Celebrating an unmatched legacy ?#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/GvB3curQF1 — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) December 14, 2020 From the Hoopfeed archive: Tara VanDerveer joins the 1,000 career-win club after victory over USC No. 1 Stanford moved…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe

Sue Donohoe Release from the WBHOF: The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe. Sue passed away this morning after a brief illness (non-COVID…

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

For basketball coaches, having players who show up to practice ready to work on getting better and who are receptive to honest feedback can make all the difference in the world with how a season plays out. Even when a…

Dallas Wings introduce Vickie Johnson as head coach

Dallas Wings introduce Vickie Johnson as head coach

Two months after firing Brian Agler, the Dallas Wings announced WNBA veteran Vickie Johnson as the team’s head coach. Johnson served as an assistant coach with the Las Vegas Aces for the past three seasons. She is currently the only…

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

New York Liberty wins the first pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty won the 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery announced Friday evening. The Liberty has the top pick of the draft for the second consecutive year and the second time in franchise history. The rest of the top four…

Santa Clara, San José State and Stanford adjust schedules and travel to comply with county Covid-19 health directives

Santa Clara, San José State and Stanford adjust schedules and travel to comply with county Covid-19 health directives

Updated 12/4/20 With a coronavirus-related contact sports ban issued by the Santa Clara County Public Health early this week, Division I universities in the area scrambled to find accommodations for their winter sports programs outside of the county. The ban, which went…

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 preseason Top 30 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 preseason Top 30 Watch List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Preseason Top 30 Watch List, 30 athletes chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members. Players not on the preseason list are still eligible for the midseason list, late-season…

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery set for Friday, Dec. 4

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery set for Friday, Dec. 4

The 2021 WNBA Draft Lottery is set for Friday, Dec. 4 the league announced today. New York, Atlanta, Dallas, and Indiana will compete for No. 1 overall draft pick. ESPN will televise the event during its broadcast of the DePaul…