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San Antonio and the surrounding region will  host the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

San Antonio and the surrounding region will host the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

The 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship will feature 64 teams competing from March 21 through April 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio and other nearby venues. The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball…

WBCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll for Feb. 2, 2021

WBCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll for Feb. 2, 2021

The first WBCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll of the 2020-21 season was announced today. The poll will be released each Tuesday through the end of the regular season. Rank School (Record) Total…

Top 10 candidates for the 2021 Nancy Lieberman Award

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the top ten candidates for the 2021 Nancy Lieberman Award. The honor recognizes the top point guard in women’s NCAA Division…

2021 WNBA Transactions

2021 WNBA Transactions

July 6, 2021 Minnesota Lynx: Natasha Mack – Sign 7-Day – 1st Contract Atlanta Dream: Chennedy Carter – Suspended – Partial Season July 5, 2021 Minnesota Lynx: Rachel Banham – Sign ROS Contract Seattle Storm: Candice Dupree – Waivers…

WNBA 2021 Free Agency List and Tracker

WNBA 2021 Free Agency List and Tracker

Recent WNBA Transactions 2021 Draft Lottery Results As of February 1, 2021, teams and players can finalize deals, sign contracts, and agree to offer sheets. Teams began negotiations with their reserved players as well as…

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes are set to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The last time the team attended a camp was in February 2020.…

NCAA to release full 64-team bracket for tournament, waives .500 rule for at-large selections

NCAA to release full 64-team bracket for tournament, waives .500 rule for at-large selections

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee will release a full 64-team bracket for the 2021 tournament that will take place in March and April. Automatic qualifiers from all 31 conferences that competed this season…

Colorado sweeps Pac-12 Weekly Awards for Jan. 18, 2021

Colorado sweeps Pac-12 Weekly Awards for Jan. 18, 2021

A day after Colorado upset No. 1 Stanford, the Buffs swept the Pac-12 Conference weekly awards. The Buffs played three games last week: a loss at USC, a win at home against California, and finally,…

San José State cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

San José State cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

San José State became the second team to cancel its women’s basketball season today after Virginia announced a suspension of its season earlier. From the team: The San José State women’s basketball program will not…

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

From the team: “I am excited to announce that I have entered into an agreement to purchase the Las Vegas franchise in the WNBA from MGM Resorts International. I will have more to say once…

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia becomes the latest school and the second in the ACC after Duke to suspend competition for the rest of the season. The statement from the school: Virginia athletics announced today (Jan. 14) the women’s…

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Release from Baylor: The Baylor women’s basketball team began restricting team activities Tuesday after head coach Kim Mulkey tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Monday. The program and Baylor medical staff are conducting additional…

The NCAA releases first NET rankings of the season, the list and what you need to know about the rankings

The NCAA releases first NET rankings of the season, the list and what you need to know about the rankings

Goodbye RPI, Hello NET, a new measuring tool for NCAA DI women’s basketball This week’s AP poll What the NET rankings mean per the NCAA: The NCAA uses the NET rankings for the NCAA tournament.…

Stanford’s Jan. 8 game vs. Oregon to take place in Santa Cruz at Kaiser Permanente Arena

Stanford’s Jan. 8 game vs. Oregon to take place in Santa Cruz at Kaiser Permanente Arena

Update from the Cardinal: Stanford’s next game against Oregon on Friday, Jan. 8, will take place in Santa Cruz, California, at Kaiser Permanente Arena, home of the Santa Cruz Warriors, the Golden State Warriors’ G-League…

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…

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))…

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…

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…

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…

No season for FAMU: Florida A&M opts out of competition due to Covid-19 concerns

No season for FAMU: Florida A&M opts out of competition due to Covid-19 concerns

Following in the steps of fellow MEAC members, Bethune-Cookman University and Maryland Eastern Shore, Florida A&M women’s basketball will not play “this 2020-21 season due to concerns with COVID-19.” FAMU was set to open the…

The 2020-21 USA Today Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll

The USA TODAY Sports Top 25 women’s basketball poll, with team’s records from last year in parentheses, total points based on 25 for first place through one point for 25th, ranking in last year’s final…

WBCA announces preseason 2021 Wade Trophy Watch List

WBCA announces preseason 2021 Wade Trophy Watch List

The WBCA announced the preseason watch list for the 2021 Wade Trophy, an award presented to the best player in college women’s basketball. The Wade Trophy, in its 44th year, is the oldest national player of…

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

The Pac-12 Conference announced the weekly matchups for the league’s 22-game 2020-21  basketball schedule.  Dates and times for each game will be announced later. Conference play for 2020-21 will transition to a 22-game, double-round robin…

Matthew Mitchell steps down as Kentucky head coach, Kyra Elzy named interim head coach

Matthew Mitchell steps down as Kentucky head coach, Kyra Elzy named interim head coach

Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Thursday that he has retired from coaching. Kentucky director of athletics Mitch Barnhart named associate head coach Kyra Elzy as interim head coach, effective immediately. From Kentucky: Mitchell retires…

Player opt-outs deplete Cal State Northridge roster, program forced to cancel 2020-21 season

Player opt-outs deplete Cal State Northridge roster, program forced to cancel 2020-21 season

After six student-athletes decided to opt out of the 2020-21 season due to coronavirus, Cal State Northridge, a member of the Big West Conference, decided to cancel its 2020-21 season.  The Big West announced its…