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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,…

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…

Duke: McCallie and AD address evaluation of women’s basketball program

In light of an evaluation of the women’s basketball program to investigate claims that head coach Joanne P. McCallie mistreated players and coaches, Duke released statements today from the university’s athletic director and McCallie. Several players have transferred from Duke…

Duke: Angela Salvadores and Azurá Stevens leave program

From Duke: The Duke women’s basketball duo of Angela Salvadores and Azurá Stevens will not return to the Blue Devil program. “I loved working with both Angela and Azurá,” commented Duke head coach Joanne P. McCallie.  “I wish them the…

Dishin & Swishin 02/04/16 Podcast: Talking with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel about the latest in NCAA and WNBA news

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Every now and then it is nice to just get together with a friend…

Dishin & Swishin 12/10/15 Podcast: Miami leads group of upstarts changing the guard in the ACC

Dishin & Swishin 12/10/15 Podcast: Miami leads group of upstarts changing the guard in the ACC

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, Louisville are the teams we expect to be at the top of the…

ACC and BIG TEN tie in Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge

From the ACC: For the second consecutive year and third time in Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge history, the two storied conferences played to a tie in the 2015 Challenge. The ACC and the Big Ten each won seven Challenge…

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). This weekend the NCAA women’s basketball season tips off. So Dishin & Swishin asks you, if you had…

Notre Dame picked as ACC preseason favorite, Brianna Turner as POY

From the ACC: Two-time defending champion Notre Dame is once again the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball preseason favorite, according to separate polls of the league’s Blue Ribbon Panel and its 15 head coaches. This marks the third consecutive season…

Duke incoming freshman Angela Salvadores named MVP of FIBA U18 European Championship

Duke incoming freshman Angela Salvadores named MVP of FIBA U18 European Championship

Game video After she led Spain to the FIBA U18 European Championship on Sunday, Duke University incoming freshman Angela Salvadores was named the MVP of the tournament. Over eight games, the 5-10 guard averaged 20.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists. She…

Lexie Brown lands at Duke after transferring from Maryland

Junior guard Lexie Brown signed with Duke the school announced Monday. When she announced her decision to leave Maryland, she indicated a desire to play for a program closer to her home in Suwanee, Ga. “After talking with my family,…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

[display_podcast] If today’s first round of the women’s tournament goes anything like the men’s games yesterday, it will be crazy! Yesterday, in part one of the Dishin & Swishin Roundtable, three of the four regions were discussed. Today, we talk…

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

[display_podcast] It is finally time for the Big Dance and that means it is time for Dishin & Swishin to convene its annual pre-NCAA tournament roundtable! We have an outstanding panel today, with a slight twist. Not only is there…

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

[display_podcast] The groundhog comes out once a year to look for his shadow, maybe bite the ear of a Wisconsin mayor, and to tell us how much more winter (and snow) we people in the North are going to get.…

Strong second half by Moriah Jefferson keys UConn rout of Duke, 83-52

HARTFORD, Conn. – After a shaky start that saw second-ranked Connecticut turn the ball over five times in the first five minutes of the game, the Huskies turned to their trademark stifling defense to pull away from tenth-ranked Duke, rolling…

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the  college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

[display_podcast] The women’s college basketball season is in full swing, and there is a lot to talk about: Increased scoring, upsets and more upsets, outstanding performances, surprises, disappointments and one incredible game for the ages. Not bad for a month…

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

[display_podcast] In this week’s podcast, Jeff Walz commented that at Louisville, he does not worry about winning conference championships, he worries about national championships. Think about that for a second. This is a head coach in his first year in…

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

[display_podcast] It starts in November and ends in April with one team cutting down nets in Tampa! Finally, the NCAA women’s basketball season begins tomorrow. On this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, we welcome in the season with the annual…

The Hoopfeed Guide to the 2014 WNBA Draft

The Hoopfeed Guide to the 2014 WNBA Draft

2014 WNBA Draft: April 14, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2 Tonight’s the night! At Mohegan Sun Arena, the Class of 2014 will hear their names called, and they will enter the WNBA. Their lives will change forever; no longer will they…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

[display_podcast] With apologies to Christmas and when kids return to school, thisis the most wonderful time of the year! March Madness! Let the games begin as 64 teams gather in sites around the country to fight for the right to…

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

[display_podcast] ESPN’s Charlie Creme is the preeminent “bracketologist” for women’s basketball. Creme reviews and analyzes teams, conferences, trends, schedules, precedents, historical placements, injuries and a myriad of other factors. He projects who will be the 64 teams selected for the…

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Duke’s Tricia Liston is more than just a shooter

Dishin & Swishin Q&A looks at the Class of 2014: Duke’s Tricia Liston is more than just a shooter

[display_podcast] It is our pleasure to introduce a new feature on Hoopfeed. As we head toward conference tournaments, the NCAA tournament and then the WNBA draft, Dishin & Swishin podcast host David Siegel is taking time to chat with some…

Dishin & Swishin 1/16/14 Podcast: The roundtable discusses the first half of the college season

Dishin & Swishin 1/16/14 Podcast: The roundtable discusses the first half of the college season

[display_podcast] The Roundtable is back! It is a pleasure to bring back the Dishin & Swishin roundtable for your listening pleasure this week, with a look at the first half of the NCAA women’s basketball season. The participants on this…

Dishin & Swishin 12/12/13 Podcast: Is #2 Duke ready for #1 UConn? Coach Joanne P. McCallie talks about the Blue Devils and Mechelle Voepel discusses a program seeking a signature win

Dishin & Swishin 12/12/13 Podcast: Is #2 Duke ready for #1 UConn? Coach Joanne P. McCallie talks about the Blue Devils and Mechelle Voepel discusses a program seeking a signature win

[display_podcast] Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Cameron Indoor, top-ranked UConn takes on second-ranked Duke. It will be the 18th time UConn has participated in a 1-vs-2 matchup; the Huskies are 14-3 overall, and 10-1 when they are…

Dishin & Swishin 11/07/13 Podcast: Different expectations greet “new” head coaches Matt Insell, Mike Neighbors and Suzie McConnell-Serio

Dishin & Swishin 11/07/13 Podcast: Different expectations greet “new” head coaches Matt Insell, Mike Neighbors and Suzie McConnell-Serio

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s basketball coaching carousel went around and around this offseason, with an extensive group of coaches leaving and joining the fraternity, as shown by the Guru, Mel Greenberg’s outstanding list. One can classify new coaches in different…