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NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

The NCAA released a report on “involving rules violations within Georgia Tech’s women’s basketball program that occurred from the 2016-17 academic year through February 2019.” The decision on violations came from the organization’s Division I Committee on Infractions (COI). The…

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Former WNBA player Kara Lawson is already in hallowed territory as part of a wave of female assistant coaches in the NBA. However, being named the head coach of Duke women’s basketball puts her in even more elite company. Currently,…

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

After 33 seasons at Notre Dame, a period that included two national championships and induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame, legendary head coach Muffet McGraw announced her retirement. Former Irish associate head coach Niele Ivey, who led the program…

USA Basketball announces rosters for games against UConn and Louisville

USA Basketball revealed the rosters for the senior women’s national team’s two games against collegiate opponents in January and February. The USA SWNT faces UConn on Jan. 27  at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and Louisville on Feb. 2 at 2…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

Adding on to their college tour heading into the 2020 Summer Olympics, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play Connecticut and Louisville in 2020. The team’s schedule for November 2019 featured Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and Oregon with…

Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

The NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies hired Notre Dame associate head coach Niele Ivey as the newest member of its coaching staff. Ivey, who earned a national championship in 2001 as a player with the Fighting Irish, joined her alma mater’s coaching…

UNC head coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns after 33 years

UNC head coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns after 33 years

Sylvia Hatchell’s coaching accomplishments In the wake of an internal investigation into the North Carolina women’s basketball program, head coach Sylvia Hatchell who led the team for 33 years resigned. UNC Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham made the announcement. The…

Led by Chloe Jackson Baylor earns third national title, holds off Notre Dame 82-81

Led by Chloe Jackson Baylor earns third national title, holds off Notre Dame 82-81

TAMPA, Fla. – Just like in 2012, Baylor defeated Notre Dame to win the national title. However, this season, the game was a closer contested matchup with Notre Dame sharpshooter Arike Ogunbowale missing a potential game-tying free throw in the…

Notre Dame adds a triumphant chapter to series vs. UConn, looks forward to Baylor challenge in title game

Notre Dame adds a triumphant chapter to series vs. UConn, looks forward to Baylor challenge in title game

Tampa, Fla. – Notre Dame’s return to the Final Four, this season as the reigning champion, also marked another chapter in the rivalry between the Fighting Irish and the UConn Huskies. While No. 2 seed UConn holds a significant lead…

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

TV/Streaming Schedule TAMPA, Fla. – In the week of the Final Four, coaches participate in an NCAA media teleconference the morning after the last Elite Eight game. A few days later, teams meet with members of the press at 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…

Georgia Tech releases statement on dismissal of head coach MaChelle Joseph

Georgia Tech releases statement on dismissal of head coach MaChelle Joseph

Less than an hour after the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Ken Sugiura reported that Georgia Tech fired head coach MaChelle Joseph, the school issued a statement confirming the news. The dismissal comes after the school put Joseph on leave Feb. 27…

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (32-2) sent their seniors off to the Sweet Sixteen with an 85-61 win over the Clemson Tigers in the second round of the NCAA tournament in front of 9,944 fans. “In church this morning…

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round Tigers on top! Dagger 3 from Westbrook gives Clemson its first lead of the 2nd half. 47-45 Clemson, 1:56 Q3 pic.twitter.com/IAvvRPcj75 — Clemson Women's Basketball (@ClemsonWBB) March 23, 2019 Clemson defeats…

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Cool breezes, suffocating pollen and exciting basketball are in the air as 64 teams get ready for a battle to become national champions in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. While ESPN mistakenly unveiled the full tournament bracket hours…

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…

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Notre Dame (35-3) beat Mississippi State, 61-58, Sunday night to take the 2018 national championship in front of 19,599 fans at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus. A buzzer-beating three-point shot from junior guard Arike Ogunbowale settled the…

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head coach Joanne Boyle announced that she is retiring from coaching “due to a family matter.” There has been speculation…

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Not a bad way to ease into #MarchMadness for @Lorynbabyy and @jadenann23 #okstate pic.twitter.com/hWqC5xJIH5 — OSU Cowgirl Basketball (@OSUWBB) March 18, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. – No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 8 Syracuse were expected to be an even matchup…

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes earned the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The seventh overall pick in 2017 WNBA draft out of Syracuse led all rookies in scoring for the month with 17.8 points per…

Matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge announced

The Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge will take place for the 11th consecutive season over  two days in late November, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 29. The annual challenge is scheduled to continue through the 2020-21 season. The ACC won last year’s Challenge title 9-5 after…

Florida State faces familiar opponent in Elite Eight, readies for matchup vs. South Carolina

Florida State faces familiar opponent in Elite Eight, readies for matchup vs. South Carolina

Video: NCAA STOCKTON, Calif. – For the past two seasons, Florida State and South Carolina have scrimmaged each other during the off-season. The two teams last met as official competitors during the Elite Eight in 2015 in Greensboro, N.C. The Gamecocks…

Video: Stanford jubilant after win over Notre Dame in Elite Eight

Video: Stanford jubilant after win over Notre Dame in Elite Eight

Stanford (32-5), the No. 2 seed in the Lexington Region of the NCAA Tournament, edged the No. 1 seed Notre Dame 76-75 Sunday  afternoon in the Elite Eight. The Cardinal now head to the Final Four in Dallas while Notre Dame (33-4)…

Video: Oregon State coach Scott Rueck previews Sweet 16 matchup vs. FSU

Video: Oregon State coach Scott Rueck previews Sweet 16 matchup vs. FSU

Video: NCAA 2017 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Stockton Region No. 3 seed Florida State  (27-6) vs. No. 2 Oregon State  (31-4) Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:30 p.m. (PT) / 6:30 p.m. (ET) Stockton Arena, Stockton, California Series: Oregon State is 1-0…

Sweet 16 Lexington Region: Ohio State, Notre Dame, Texas and Stanford ready for action

Sweet 16: Lexington Region Rupp Arena (23,000), Lexington, KY Friday, March 24, 2017 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m PT, ESPN Game 1: No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 1 Notre Dame Game 2: No. 3 Texas vs. No. 2 Stanford No.…