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The 2021 All-WNBA First Team announced, Jonquel Jones selected unanimously

The 2021 All-WNBA First Team announced, Jonquel Jones selected unanimously

Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones, the 2021 WNBA Most Valuable Player, leads the selections to the  2021 All-WNBA First Team. This season marks the first time Jones joins other elite WNBA players on the teams. Each member of the All-WNBA…

Diana Taurasi fined for “making inappropriate contact with a game official” during Game 2 of Finals

Diana Taurasi fined for “making inappropriate contact with a game official” during Game 2 of Finals

From the WNBA: “Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been fined $2,500 for making inappropriate contact with a game official, it was announced today by Bethany Donaphin, Head of WNBA League Operations. The incident occurred with 5:52 remaining in the…

Video: Members of the W25 team at Game 1 of the WNBA Finals

Video: Members of the W25 team at Game 1 of the WNBA Finals

October 10, 2021 – Some of the players that were selected to the W25 team (the best players over the last 25 years) spoke to media prior to Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. Full Transcript Breanna Stewart Q. I…

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2021 Finals Press Conference

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert’s 2021 Finals Press Conference

Ahead of game one of the 2021 WNBA Finals between the Chicago Sky and the Phoenix Mercury, the league’s commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during a Q&A. THE MODERATOR: Welcome to the Commissioner press conference for WNBA Finals, presented…

WNBA Playoffs: Semifinals on Tap

WNBA Playoffs: Semifinals on Tap

Format (from WNBA.com): The semifinals feature a best-of-five format, with the No. 1 overall seed playing the lowest remaining seed and the No. 2 overall seed meeting the remaining team. The Nos. 1 and 2 seeds will host Games 1,…

Officials announced for 2021 WNBA Playoffs

Officials announced for 2021 WNBA Playoffs

Playoffs Schedule The WNBA Referee Operations management team selected 15 referees to serve as on-court and/or alternate officials in the 2021 playoffs. The officials were selected based on their performance over the season using three criteria: WNBA Referee Operations’ graded…

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

  The WNBA announced the 2021 Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Washington Mystics center Tina Charles won the scoring leader honor. She averaged 23.4 points per game this regular season. This is the second time Charles has…

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

From the Storm: The Seattle Storm announced today that Head Coach Noelle Quinn has signed a multi-year extension. As per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I would like to thank the Storm owners and management for…

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

From the Dream: Interim Head Coach Mike Petersen has decided to step down from his current role with the Atlanta Dream due to health reasons. Assistant Coach Darius Taylor will assume the role as Interim Head Coach effective immediately.   “For…

2021 WNBA All-Star: Team USA answers questions from the media

2021 WNBA All-Star: Team USA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team USA members answer questions from the media the day before the All-Star Game in Las Vegas.

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA answers questions from the media

2021 All-Star: Team WNBA members answer questions from the media the day before the All-Star Game in Las Vegas.  

Video: USC introduces Lindsay Gottlieb as new head coach

Video: USC introduces Lindsay Gottlieb as new head coach

USC welcomed its new women’s basketball coach Tuesday afternoon in a Zoom press conference. Lindsay Gottlieb returns to the Pac-12 after serving as an assistant coach in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers. She was the first-ever NCAA women’s head…

Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor after 21 years and three national championships, heads to LSU

Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor after 21 years and three national championships, heads to LSU

After 21 years and three national championships, Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor to take over the Louisiana State program. The Hall of Fame coach, who led the Lady Bears to unprecedented heights and solidified the program as a perennial national contender,…

Updated WNBA list of players that opted-in for the 2021 Draft

Updated WNBA list of players that opted-in for the 2021 Draft

Full list of prospects including international players Initially, 52 college players filed for inclusion as candidates in the 2021 WNBA Draft by April 1. Since then five student-athletes have removed their names from consideration and six others have opted in.…

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark wins the 2021 Dawn Staley Award

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark wins the 2021 Dawn Staley Award

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced Caitlin Clark as the winner of the 2021 Dawn Staley Award. The Iowa freshman and All-American guard led the nation in scoring, averaging 26.7 points per game, and was second in assists at 7.1…

Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy is the 2021 Spalding Maggie Dixon NCAA Division I Rookie Coach of the Year

From the WBCA: First-year University of Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy is the 2021 Spalding Maggie Dixon NCAA Division I Rookie Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. The award honors a WBCA member NCAA Division…

Sweet 16 Matchups and Schedule Set

Sweet 16 Matchups and Schedule Set

Times ET Saturday, March 27 1:00 PM, #5 Iowa vs. #1 UConn – River Walk Region, ABC 3:00 PM, #6 Michigan vs. #2 Baylor – River Walk Region, ABC 6:00 PM, #4 Indiana vs. #1 NC State – Mercado Region,…

2021 NCAA Tournament: First Round Results

2021 NCAA Tournament: First Round Results

NCAA Tournament First Round, Day One Results #5 Iowa 87, #12 Central Mich. 72 [River Walk Region] #8 Oklahoma St. 84, #9 Wake Forest 61 [Alamo Region] #4 Kentucky 71, #13 Idaho St. 63 [River Walk Region] #3 Tennessee 87,…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Conduct Minicamp in San Antonio Ahead of NCAA Final Four

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Conduct Minicamp in San Antonio Ahead of NCAA Final Four

Release from USA Basketball: Sixteen members of the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s National Team are expected to attend the USA’s second minicamp of the year from March 30-April 2 in San Antonio, Texas. The 16 athletes who have confirmed participation…

Oklahoma head coach Sherri Coale retires after 25 seasons

Oklahoma head coach Sherri Coale retires after 25 seasons

Legendary coach Sherri Coale retires "Being the head coach at the University of Oklahoma has been the ????????? ?? ?? ????????."https://t.co/On9P3YvXQn pic.twitter.com/UjI245TkNY — Oklahoma Basketball (@OU_WBBall) March 17, 2021 After a career as a high school English teacher, Sherri Coale…

WBCA announces 2021 ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Class

WBCA announces 2021 ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ Class

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, in partnership with WeCOACH, announced the class for the 18th “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. The objectives of the “So” program are to increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to…

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma tested positive for COVID-19

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma tested positive for COVID-19

Release from UConn: UConn head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, March 14. The Hall of Famer is isolating at his home and is not experiencing any symptoms. Contact tracing protocols revealed that Auriemma did…

2021 NCAA DI women’s basketball conference tournament champions

2021 NCAA DI women’s basketball conference tournament champions

2021 Division I Conference Tournament Champions NCAA Tournament Contingency and Team Replacement Plan || NCAA Scoreboard Conference Champion (NCAA Tournament Auto-bid) America East Stony Brook American Athletic South Florida Atlantic 10 VCU ACC NC State ASUN FGCU Big 12 Baylor…

The WNBA to celebrate 25th year with commemorative uniforms, a new logo, plus several events and initiatives

The WNBA to celebrate 25th year with commemorative uniforms, a new logo, plus several events and initiatives

In celebration of its 25th season, the WNBA announced a new campaign, Count It, and a commemorative logo. New Wilson Game Ball “As we look to celebrate the first 25 years of the league, we are also setting the stage…