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Notre Dame and Virginia Tech women’s basketball teams “Fighting for Flint”

#3/3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (18-1 / 6-0 ACC) vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (14-4 / 2-3 ACC) Jan. 24, 2016, 1:00 p.m. ET, Notre Dame, Ind. – Purcell Pavilion (9,149) Series: ND leads 7-1 TV: ESPN3/WatchESPN (live) (Mike Monaco, p-b-p / Nik Valdiserri,…

Transfer from South Carolina, guard Shay Colley, lands at Pitt

Pittsburgh head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio announced the addition of South Carolina transfer Shay Colley to the program. Colley enrolled at Pitt this semester and will have to sit out until the end of the fall 2016 semester per NCAA guidelines. “We are thrilled…

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw reaches 800 career victories in win over Pitt

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw reaches 800 career victories in win over Pitt

Congrats Coach ? pic.twitter.com/bEKURuElkS — NOTRE DAME WBB (@ndwbb) January 3, 2016 Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw earned her 800th career victory in the Fighting Irish’s 65-55 victory at Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. McGraw has a 34-year record of 800-263, including a…

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

As we say goodbye to another calendar year and make resolutions for 2016, it seems like a good time to look back at what made 2015 a great year for women’s basketball. It was also the year that Dishin &…

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…

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

UConn and Notre Dame prove once again why they have the best active rivalry in women’s basketball

STORRS, Conn. – Down two starting post players, No. 3 Notre Dame walked into a sold out, mostly white-clad Gampel Pavilion and showed top ranked Connecticut that the Irish can take the best the Huskies have to give. In 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…

Candace Brown’s buzzer beater lifts Gardner-Webb to 66-65 win at #22 North Carolina

Candace Brown’s buzzer beater lifts Gardner-Webb to 66-65 win at #22 North Carolina

Box score || Quotes Gardner-Webb Release: CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Senior guard Candace Brown’s layup beat the buzzer Friday afternoon, lifting Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 win at No. 22/20 North Carolina in both teams’ season opener at Carmichael Auditorium. Brown’s heroics…

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 freshman guard Ali Patberg will miss the 2015-16 season after suffering a torn ACL

Notre Dame freshman guard Ali Patberg will miss the 2015-16 season after suffering a torn ACL in her right knee during practice Monday afternoon at Purcell Pavilion. She has begun treatment in preparation for corrective surgery on her injury with an approximate…

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

[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). Welcome to college basketball season! On the heels of coming very close to the national championship game last…

Ruth Riley goes to Congress, recounts childhood hardships in advocating against cuts to food stamps

Ruth Riley goes to Congress, recounts childhood hardships in advocating against cuts to food stamps

Former WNBA player, Olympic gold medalist and Notre Dame graduate Ruth Riley testified before Congress this morning on the importance of food stamps and advocated against cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In the past, Riley has…

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…

Evidence of more potential NCAA violations in women’s basketball surface at North Carolina

During the process of preparing a response to the NCAA for longstanding allegations of academic fraud, North Carolina reports that it has discovered more evidence of violations. UNC’s athletic director Lawrence Cunningham said the school uncovered “additional examples of possible…

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…

Stephanie Mavunga transfers to Ohio State, All-ACC center last of heralded UNC class to go

THE Ohio State University ! ?????? #Blessed ???? pic.twitter.com/oXVboYhZao — Princess StephMav ? (@SMavunga_23) August 1, 2015 Official announcement Former North Carolina player Stephanie Mavunga, an All-ACC forward, has transferred to Ohio State. Her departure from UNC completed the exit…

Exodus continues from UNC, Stephanie Mavunga granted release

The exodus of top players from North Carolina continues in the wake of the institution’s academic fraud scandal. Forward Stephanie Mavunga was granted permission to transfer today.. On Tuesday, rising junior guard Allisha Gray, the team’s leading scorer this past season,…

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,…

Sylvia Hatchell responds to NCAA allegations against North Carolina

The NCAA accused the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with five violations related to an investigation into academic fraud among Tar Heel athletic programs including women’s basketball. Citing a lack of institutional control, the report alleges that sports…

Mystics guard Ivory Latta resigns from UNC assistant coach job to concentrate on pro career

Release from UNC: In order to pursue new opportunities in her basketball playing career, North Carolina assistant coach Ivory Latta has decided to resign from her position with the Tar Heels. “I love Coach Hatchell and the University of North…

South Carolina adds heralded transfer from Georgia Tech, 6-2 guard Kaela Davis

Release from South Carolina: South Carolina head women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley announced that Kaela Davis (Suwanee, Ga./Buford HS) has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the University and play for the Gamecocks. Davis, who was a two-time All-ACC…

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

The Big Ten and Atlantic Coast Conferences announced the matchups for the ninth annual Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge. The event has been extended through the 2020 season. It features 14 matchups for the second consecutive season. Game times, as well as…

Getting to the know the WNBA draftees: Q&A with Jewell Loyd

Getting to the know the WNBA draftees: Q&A with Jewell Loyd

You and Amanda, one-two in the draft, this is a rare year in the WNBA draft, two underclassmen going into the draft and then being the top two. It’s what was best for me.  For her, maybe it’s the best…

2015 Gulf Coast Showcase field announced, features Stanford, Dayton, Purdue and Louisville

Eight women’s teams will be featured in the third annual Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla. during the Thanksgiving holiday, November 27-29, 2015. All eight teams participating in the tournament played in the postseason this past season including four NCAA tournament…

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

[display_podcast] College prospects invited to attend the draftApril 16 7 p.m. ET Draft first round Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. ESPN2/WatchESPN 8 p.m. ET Second and third rounds ESPN3/WatchESPN On Thursday night the pro basketball destiny of 36 young women…