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U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

From here on out I’ll like to be addressed as “Gold Medal Lish” ? pic.twitter.com/0yGKiWlnJK — Allisha Gray (@Graytness_15) July 28, 2021 In the inaugural 3×3 basketball Olympic competition, the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (8-1) won the gold…

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

TV/Streaming Schedule Led by first-time Olympian A’ja Wilson, the U.S. held off a determined Nigerian squad for an 81-72 victory in the first game of the Tokyo Summer Olympics preliminary round for both teams. The victory marked the 50th straight…

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron in the stands to watch the USA vs. France women’s 3×3 game in the Group A pool round #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/K3DwYVbW8C — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) July 24, 2021 The debut of…

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Video courtesy USA Basketball Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were picked as the flag bearers for Team USA for the opening ceremony of…

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62  in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62 in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

The USA Women’s National Team ran past Nigeria 93-62 Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas before heading to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The win capped a three-game exhibition schedule for Team USA that included losses to Team WNBA during the league’s…

Australian Opals earn comeback win over USA 70-67 in exhibition

Australian Opals earn comeback win over USA 70-67 in exhibition

The Australian Opals upset the U.S. Senior Women’s National Team 70-67 Friday afternoon in an exhibition matchup in Las Vegas. Both teams have tune-ups leading up to the Tokyo Games over the weekend. The U.S. entered the game after losing…

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

2021 WNBA All-Star: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talks to media

2021 WNBA All-Star: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert talks to media

Ahead of the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game between Team WNBA and Team USA, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during a Q&A.  

Field set for 3-Point Contest during 2021 WNBA All-Star Game

Field set for 3-Point Contest during 2021 WNBA All-Star Game

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley, a two-time winner of the WNBA’s 3-Point Contest during the All-Star Game, headlines the list of four players who will vie for the title in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 14. Quigley will be joined…

Rebecca Allen’s season-high effort leads New York Liberty in celebratory game vs. Los Angeles, 76-73

Rebecca Allen’s season-high effort leads New York Liberty in celebratory game vs. Los Angeles, 76-73

In a close game that marked the anniversary of the WNBA’s first-ever matchup in 1997, the New York Liberty defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 76-73 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in front of a sold-out limited capacity crowd. The…

Video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert discusses the league’s diversity initiatives, the Olympics, partnerships and more

Video: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert discusses the league’s diversity initiatives, the Olympics, partnerships and more

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert spoke to media on Tuesday via Zoom in a press conference hosted by the Dallas Wings. She discussed a variety of league issues. Some excerpts of the interview are below. For the full presser, watch the…

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Watch Seimone Augustus talk about the impact of the late Sue Gunter on her career After a stellar playing career, women’s basketball legend Seimone Augustus hung up her sneakers the day before the beginning of the 2021 WNBA season. The…

Dynamic trio of Laney, Ionescu and Onyenwere give the New York Liberty an electric start to the season

Dynamic trio of Laney, Ionescu and Onyenwere give the New York Liberty an electric start to the season

Opening Night Results New York 90, Indiana 87 Connecticut 78, Atlanta 67 Phoenix 77, Minnesota 75 Dallas 94, Los Angeles 71 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL LIBERTY 26 21 21 22 90 FEVER 21 21 17 23 87 Twitter Thread…

Pac-12 hires MGM executive George Kliavkoff as its next commissioner, focused on “revenue sports”

Pac-12 hires MGM executive George Kliavkoff as its next commissioner, focused on “revenue sports”

Twitter thread The Pac-12 announced a new commissioner for the conference to replace outgoing leader Larry Scott. MGM executive George Kliavkoff will start his new position on July 1. The conference held a press conference Thursday morning to introduce Kliavkoff.…

Nia Coffey leads Los Angeles in scrimmage win at Las Vegas, 80-71

Nia Coffey leads Los Angeles in scrimmage win at Las Vegas, 80-71

Los Angeles starters: Erica Wheeler, Brittney Sykes, Amanda Zahui B, Jasmine Walker, Chiney Ogwumike Las Vegas starters: Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young, Liz Cambage, A’ja Wilson, Angel McCoughtry In the second scrimmage of the WNBA preseason, the Los Angeles Sparks beat…

Atlanta tops Minnesota in preseason scrimmage; coaches manage minutes of vets and give newcomers ample playing time

Atlanta tops Minnesota in preseason scrimmage; coaches manage minutes of vets and give newcomers ample playing time

Got the job done ? pic.twitter.com/K6qV83e0dk — Atlanta Dream (@AtlantaDream) May 1, 2021 Regular-season schedule In a preseason scrimmage Saturday afternoon, the Atlanta Dream topped the visiting Minnesota Lynx 69-61 at Gateway Center Arena in College Park. The contest began…

Three members added to NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee

Three members added to NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee adds three members for 2021-22. Next season, the committee expands to 12 members from 10. The committee extended the terms of two existing members by a year through Aug. 31, 2022: Committee chair:…

Dallas selects Texas’ Charli Collier as the first pick of the 2021 WNBA Draft; Finnish phenom Awak Kuier goes second

Dallas selects Texas’ Charli Collier as the first pick of the 2021 WNBA Draft; Finnish phenom Awak Kuier goes second

Charli Collier, a 6-5 forward-center from Texas, is the first overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft. Selected by the Dallas Wings, Collier enters the pros after a stellar career for the Longhorns where she was a two-time All-American who…

WNBA Releases 2021 Schedule; Regular Season Begins Friday, May 14

WNBA Releases 2021 Schedule; Regular Season Begins Friday, May 14

The WNBA’s commemorative 25th season tips off on Friday, May 14 beginning a weekend slate where all 12 teams will see action. The league marks the season with a campaign called Count It, special Nike-designed uniforms, and a redesigned Wilson…

Stanford survives Arizona 54-53, wins third national championship

Stanford survives Arizona 54-53, wins third national championship

In the first-ever national championship matchup between Pac-12 teams, the overall top seed, Stanford prevailed 54-53 over an upset-minded third-seeded Arizona. The win marked the third championship for the Cardinal and head coach Tara VanDerveer in a season where she…

NCAA DI Coaching Changes – Archive

NCAA DI Coaching Changes – Archive

NCAA DI Coaching Changes – Archive Contact us with tips on coaching movement Current changes || Changes October 2018 to August 2019 || Changes Prior to September 2018 || Changes Prior to December 2017 || Changes Prior to June 2016 School Previous Coach New…

Stanford edges South Carolina 66-65 in the Final Four, heads to title game for the first time since 2010

Stanford edges South Carolina 66-65 in the Final Four, heads to title game for the first time since 2010

Team Comparison Statistics The team led by the winningest coach in women’s college basketball heads to the national championship game after defeating South Carolina 66-65 Friday night in San Antonio at the Alamodome. Stanford (30-2, 19-2 Pac-12), the overall top…

Arizona continues to make history, heads into the national championship game after taking down UConn

Arizona continues to make history, heads into the national championship game after taking down UConn

Team Comparison Statistics Arizona continues to make history this season as the Wildcats beat UConn in the Final Four to head to the national championship game for the first time in program history. With an electrifying performance from senior guard…

The NCAA approves 11 officials to work the Final Four and National Championship

The NCAA approves 11 officials to work the Final Four and National Championship

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee approved 11 game officials to officiate the three games being played during the Final Four and national championship, April 2 and 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The chosen officials “bring a…

NCAA president Mark Emmert addresses media ahead of the Final Four

With the Final Fours of the women’s and men’s NCAA tournaments on deck later this week, Mark Emmert, the president of the NCAA, addressed media Wednesday morning to address a number of issues that have been in the news since…