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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,…

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…

The 2020 Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List

The 2020 Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced the 2020 Dawn Staley Award Announces its Mid-season 2020 Watch List. Established in 2013, the honor recognizes the nation’s best guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. Named after women’s basketball legend and…

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 Late Season Top 20 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 Late Season Top 20 Watch List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Late Season Top 20 Watch List that includes athletes chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members based on performances during the first half of the 2019-20 season. All…

2020 McDonald’s All American Games: Girls Roster Announced

2020 McDonald’s All American Games: Girls Roster Announced

McDonald’s announced the final rosters for the 2020 McDonald’s All American Games. The girl’s roster includes 24 athletes who will play Wednesday, April 1, at the Toyota Center in Houston. The 19th annual Girls Game will air on ESPN2 at…

Candidates announced for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award

Candidates announced for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award

Thirty women’s basketball student-athletes are candidates for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom,…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 12 finalists in consideration for induction into the Class of 2020. The candidates: Debbie Brock (Veteran Player) Doug Bruno (Coach) Carol Callan (Contributor) Swin Cash-Canal (Player) Tamika Catchings (Player) Sue Donohoe (Contributor)…

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Midseason Top 25 Watch List that includes athletes chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members based on performances during the first half of the 2019-20 season. Four players…

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

The Southeastern Conference’s 2020 Class of Women’s Legends includes several former women’s basketball student-athletes and coaches. The conference is set to honor the full class during the 2020 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 4-8 in Greenville, S.C. Each legend will…

Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

Nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 revealed

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of candidates for the Class of 2020. Several women’s basketball nominees are under consideration and include a mix of current or former coaches, players, and contributors. Leta Andrews (COA) Jennifer…

WBCA announces 2020 Wade Trophy Watch List

WBCA announces 2020 Wade Trophy Watch List

The Women’s Basketball Association announced the 2020 Wade Trophy Watch List.  Now in its 43rd year, the Wade Trophy is named in honor of the late, legendary Delta State University head coach Lily Margaret Wade, who won three consecutive national…

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

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

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 50 players on the 2019-20 Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List. The midseason 30 team will be announced in early February. The list will be narrowed down to 10 national semifinalists on March 3,…

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 preseason Top 30 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2019-20 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…

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix’s Griner, Connecticut’s Jones and Chicago’s Vandersloot earn 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner, Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones and Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot won the 2019 WNBA Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding and assists. Griner, Jones and Vandersloot all earned the same awards in the 2017…

Inaugural class inducted into A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame

Inaugural class inducted into A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame

Twelve coaches entered the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame on Tuesday in Atlanta. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the organization’s Assistant Coaches Professional Development Symposium founded by Johnny and Felicia Allen. The awards commemorate the…

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville senior guard Asia Durr is the recipient of the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. “The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed during her…

Finalists for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

Finalists for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced the finalists the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. Established in 2013, the honor recognizes the nation’s best guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. Named after women’s basketball legend and Hall of Famer Dawn…

2019 Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Semifinalists announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the semifinalists for the 2019 Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year award. The list will be narrowed to four finalists on March 21, and fans will be able to support their favorite women’s college coach…

Pac-12 Postseason Awards announced: Media tab UCLA’s Cori Close as Coach of the Year

Pac-12 Postseason Awards announced: Media tab UCLA’s Cori Close as Coach of the Year

Media members who cover the Pac-12 agreed with the league’s coaches in voting Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu as the Pac-12 Player of the Year for the second-straight season. California senior center Kristine Anigwe earned the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year…

Clemson’s Amanda Butler named 2019 ACC Coach of the Year

Clemson’s Amanda Butler named 2019 ACC Coach of the Year

After orchestrating an impressive turnaround in her first year at Clemson, Amanda Butler received the 2019 ACC Coach of the Year award. She is the first Clemson women’s basketball coach to receive this honor since Jim Davis in 1994. “I’m…

Inaugural class for the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame announced

Inaugural class for the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame announced

The inaugural class of the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame includes twelve inductees: four from NCAA DI women’s basketball; four from DI men’s basketball; and two each from Divisions II and III – one men’s basketball and…

2019 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Late Season Candidates

2019 Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year Late Season Candidates Key Dates: March 20, 2019 – Four finalists announced April 6, 2019 – Winner announced

Semifinalists announced for 2019 Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award

The Atlanta Tipoff Club revealed the semifinalists announced for 2019 Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award. The winner will be announced April 6, 2019. Kristine Anigwe Sr. C/F California Pac-12 Chastadie Barrs Sr. G Lamar Southland Kenisha Bell…

Midseason Watch List for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

Midseason Watch List for 2019 Dawn Staley Award revealed

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced the Midseason Watch List for the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. Established in 2013, the honor recognizes the nation’s best guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. Named after women’s basketball legend and Hall…