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Dishin & Swishin 05-10-12 Podcast: A tale of two ACLs – Jacki Gemelos & Monique Currie look to return to form

Dishin & Swishin 05-10-12 Podcast: A tale of two ACLs – Jacki Gemelos & Monique Currie look to return to form

If it is not the most common injury, it sure is on its way to becoming the most common injury for women basketball players. The three letters that send a chill down the spine of any basketball fan: A-C-L. The…

Dishin & Swishin 4/12/12 Podcast: USA Basketball’s Carol Callan on the Olympics, Jeanette Pohlen remembers Draft Day 2011

Dishin & Swishin 4/12/12 Podcast: USA Basketball’s Carol Callan on the Olympics, Jeanette Pohlen remembers Draft Day 2011

So is anyone else going through withdrawal with no women's basketball games to watch on television? It is that unfortunate time in between the end of the college season and the beginning of the WNBA season, so what is there…

Marist dismantles Fairfield to win seventh straight MAAC title

Marist dismantles Fairfield to win seventh straight MAAC title

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — In the end, it was the same result. When the nets were cut down and the trophies handed out, it was the Marist Red Foxes who were the MAAC champions again after dismantling Fairfield 61-35.

Fairfield, Marist advance to MAAC conference final

Fairfield, Marist advance to MAAC conference final

Marist coach Brian Giorgis postgame. #2 Fairfield 63, #6 Siena 48 It took a strong two strong second half performances, but top-seeded Marist and Fairfield, the second seed in the tournament finally pulled away from resilient opponents to advance to…

Dishin & Swishin February 9, 2012 Podcast: Tina Thornton on Play4Kay on ESPN, Alison Vernerey gives back, Stefanie Dolson having fun & Jennifer Azzi builds a program

Dishin & Swishin February 9, 2012 Podcast: Tina Thornton on Play4Kay on ESPN, Alison Vernerey gives back, Stefanie Dolson having fun & Jennifer Azzi builds a program

On this week's podcast, we are split in half on coverage. First, we take a look at one of our favorite, and most important events of each season, the Play4Kay initiative and cancer awareness with ESPN's Tina Thornton and Duke…

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

When most of the 9,882 people that were at Gampel Pavilion for the Rutgers versus Connecticut game bought their tickets, they expected to see their Huskies tested by a top ten ranked-Rutgers team. Instead, with injury sidelining point guard and…

Hartley growing into role as next great UConn guard

“Last time I checked you had to have some All-Americans on your team to be number one. Don’t those two things go together? I don’t think it would be fair for us to be number one.” – Geno Auriemma, November…

Dishin & Swishin February 2, 2012 Podcast: A few things you may not know (but should) about this year’s college basketball season

Dishin & Swishin February 2, 2012 Podcast: A few things you may not know (but should) about this year’s college basketball season

Today's guests are Delaware head coach Tina Martin, Nebraska stars Jordan Hooper and Lindsey Moore, Florida Gulf Coast head coach Karl Smesko, and Saint Bonaventure head coach Jim Crowley.

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

2011 Year in Review: Changing the landscape and breaking down barriers

In compiling a list of people that impacted women's basketball in the year 2011, one word kept coming to my mind to describe them: awareness. In their own way, each person on the list impacted the game, changed the landscape,…

Stags no match for Huskies as UConn prepares for conference play

The last time the UConn women's basketball team played Fairfield University the Huskies defeated the Stags 93-50. The date was November 9, 2001 and that UConn team rolled to a 39-0 season that was commemorated with their addition to the…

Dishin & Swishin December 22, 2011 Podcast: Never underestimate Brenda Frese and Matthew Mitchell

Dishin & Swishin December 22, 2011 Podcast: Never underestimate Brenda Frese and Matthew Mitchell

When you need a break from those Christmas carols, we have podcast that will be just as much fun! In the pre-season AP poll, coach Brenda Frese's Maryland Terrapins were number ten, and Matthew Mitchell's Kentucky Wildcats were number seventeen.…

Dishin & Swishin December 15, 2011 Podcast: Nneka & Chiney Ogwumike & Ros Gold-Onwude…on hoops, the Pink Room, and their Nigerian heritage

Dishin & Swishin December 15, 2011 Podcast: Nneka & Chiney Ogwumike & Ros Gold-Onwude…on hoops, the Pink Room, and their Nigerian heritage

Dishin & Swishin December 15, 2011 Podcast: Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike plus Ros Gold-Onwude on hoops, the Pink Room, and their Nigerian heritage. We also talked about a great idea for Coach Tara to celebrate Nneka’s senior night.

Dishin & Swishin December 8, 2011 Podcast: Jimmy V & Maggie Dixon with ESPN’s Carol Stiff, Green Bay & Toledo face off tonight, Bollant & Cullop discuss their teams

Dishin & Swishin December 8, 2011 Podcast: Jimmy V & Maggie Dixon with ESPN’s Carol Stiff, Green Bay & Toledo face off tonight, Bollant & Cullop discuss their teams

The weather is getting colder, so the basketball is getting hotter! NCAA women's basketball teams are fully into their seasons now, and in some cases, conference play started. We have a Dishin & Swishin podcast for you today that covers…

Dishin & Swishin December 1, 2011 Podcast: Novosel, Hayes & Doty – How far can they take their teams?

This week's podcast features Notre Dame's Natalie Novosel and UConn's Tiffany Hayes and Caroline Doty.

It wasn’t a “Vison” or a “Classic” as UConn rolls through field over Thanksgiving weekend

“When we’re good we are pretty good and we’re not we are something less than good. I don’t know what that is. Sometimes when you’re not good you’re awful or you’re just bad or sloppy. When we’re good we’re really…

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin November 17, 2011 Podcast: A roundtable discussion on the NCAA women’s basketball season

If it is time for a new basketball season, it is time to break out a Dishin & Swishin Roundtable! Always one of the most popular podcasts, it is gathering of some of the best minds that are involved in…

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

The women's basketball season is beginning and teams are working the bugs out of their systems with their final pre-season games. Such was the case last night when the Connecticut Huskies took on Pace University at the XL Center in…

Dishin & Swishin November 10, 2011 Podcast: Familiar faces, different places – Kevin McGuff, Joanne Boyle & Joy Cheek take on new challenges

Finally, it is time for the start of the regular season of NCAA women’s basketball. Of course, behind the scenes, a lot has been going on since the end of last year. Graduation took players like Maya Moore, Courtney Vandersloot…

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

Geno Auriemma on UConn LOI signees Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson & Morgan Tuck

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

A while back I had Teresa Edwards as a guest on Dishin & Swishin. We discussed the 1996 Olympic women's basketball team, the one that most consider the driving force behind the professional leagues that started the next year. I…

Dishin & Swishin October 20, 2011 Podcast: Twice the Pleasure of Hearing From Texas A&M’s Gary Blair

Dishin & Swishin October 20, 2011 Podcast: Twice the Pleasure of Hearing From Texas A&M’s Gary Blair

The WNBA season is over and it is time for women's basketball fans throughout the country to change their focus to that wonderful, wild season of college basketball. I know I cannot wait for the season to start, and I…

Notre Dame, Stanford, Tennessee Dominate World University Games Team

WUG Head coach Bill Fennelly Iowa State Coach Bill Fennelly is certainly going to have players with familiarity on their side when they go to China to represent the United States in the World University Games. Three players are from…

Being an All-Star never gets tired for repeat honorees

SAN ANTONIO – For players like Becky Hammon, Katie Douglas, Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird, Swin Cash and Penny Taylor, all who have been WNBA All-Stars several times, receiving the honor to play amongst the league’s best in a fan showcase…

Viewership for NCAA championship game up by eight percent, tournament ratings also rose

ESPN aired all 63 games of the 2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship during the month of March and the beginning of April. Statement from ESPN on viewership for the 2011 NCAA DI tournament: The 2011 NCAA Division I…