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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…

Dishin & Swishin 10/16/14 Podcast: Karen Aston has Texas on top of preseason Big 12 poll, Anthony Bozzella has Daisha Simmons & asks #WhyNotSetonHall?

Dishin & Swishin 10/16/14 Podcast: Karen Aston has Texas on top of preseason Big 12 poll, Anthony Bozzella has Daisha Simmons & asks #WhyNotSetonHall?

[display_podcast] It is the middle of October and it is time for Dishin & Swishin to begin focusing on the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season! We have a great first podcast for you today, featuring two first-time guests, two head…

Dishin & Swishin 07/03/14 Podcast: Ruth Riley calls it a career, and what a career it was!

Dishin & Swishin 07/03/14 Podcast: Ruth Riley calls it a career, and what a career it was!

[display_podcast] The flashy ones, the ones that make the spectacular plays, the acrobatic and athletic moves, they are the ones that get most of the attention. Just look at a WNBA commercial. Who is featured? The young, the talented and…

Dishin & Swishin 04/03/14 Podcast: Breaking down the Final Four with coaches Doug Bruno, Lindsay Gottlieb & Coquese Washington

Dishin & Swishin 04/03/14 Podcast: Breaking down the Final Four with coaches Doug Bruno, Lindsay Gottlieb & Coquese Washington

[display_podcast] The eyes of the women’s basketball world are focused on Nashville this week as the Final Four descends on Music City. Top seeds Connecticut and Notre Dame, second-seeded Stanford, and the party crasher, fourth seeded Maryland will tip-off on…

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 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…

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Prior to their American Athletic Conference game against the Houston Cougars, the University of Connecticut faithful saw five of the nine players on scholarship for the Huskies receive honors from USA Basketball for gold medal performances during the summer of…

Villanova’s Jessica Wamala receives prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

List of NCAA student-athlete 2014 Rhodes Scholars From Villanova: Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, on Saturday announced the names of the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States. Jessica Wamala…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

Dishin & Swishin 10/31/13 Podcast: A Halloween treat! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White discuss the upcoming NCAA women’s basketball season

[display_podcast] Happy Halloween everyone! This is my first Halloween without having a child in the house, so to capture that magic feeling of Halloween I have a special treat for you today! Rebecca Lobo and Stephanie White each have an…

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Defending champion Huskies face “new world” in defending their crown

Full schedule For 2013-14 the Connecticut Huskies enter the season as the defending national champions. They return All-American talents Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart. The quartet spent their off-season winning five gold medals for USA basketball.…

UConn releases non-conference schedule, features Penn St., Cal, Maryland, Ohio St., Duke & Baylor

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team released its non-conference schedule for the 2013-14 season. The schedule includes 13 games, including seven at home, four on the road and two at neutral sites. The 2013-14 regular-season opener is scheduled for…

Baylor coach Mulkey given one-game postseason suspension, reprimand

From the NCAA: A public reprimand and penalties, including a one-game tournament suspension, have been issued for Baylor University women’s basketball head coach Kim Mulkey for a violation of tournament policy during the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.…

What if Breanna Stewart entered the WNBA draft this season? Some WNBA GMs weigh in anonymously

What if Breanna Stewart entered the WNBA draft this season? Some WNBA GMs weigh in anonymously

What If Breanna Stewart were to enter the WNBA draft this season… One of the great things about women’s college basketball, at least great for the fans, is that the players stick around for four years. The players develop from…

2013 NCAA championship game celebrates the greatness of the Big East

You’ll excuse fans of the Big East conference if they are feeling nostalgic this week, flashing back to 2009. Louisville “crashed the party” to earn a spot in the women’s national championship game. No, not this year’s Cardinals, the 2009…

2013 Final Four: Players dress up for the NCAA Salute to teams

The first day of Final Four festivities includes team interviews with television and radio crews. The evening’s events begin with a red carpet entrance of teams to the NCAA salute to the Final Four participants. It is a chance for…

Dishin & Swishin 4/04/13 Podcast: Previewing the Final Four with Doug Bruno and Kevin McGuff

Dishin & Swishin 4/04/13 Podcast: Previewing the Final Four with Doug Bruno and Kevin McGuff

[display_podcast] The Final Four begins in New Orleans on Sunday night with NCAA tournament semifinal teams trying to earn a spot in Tuesday’s national championship. Two No. 1 seeds are there, Notre Dame and Connecticut. A No. 2 seed, California,…

Geno Auriemma on Mark Cuban’s comments about drafting Brittney Griner

Yesterday during a media teleconference with Final Four coaches, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma addressed comments recently made by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban about drafting Baylor’s star center Brittney Griner. Cuban said he would consider drafting the 6-8 phenom…

Photo gallery: Louisville runs past Tennessee and into the 2013 Final Four

Photo gallery: Louisville runs past Tennessee and into the 2013 Final Four

OKLAHOMA CITY – Louisville (28-8) continued their run in the NCAA tournament, defeating Tennessee (27-8) Tuesday night, 86-78, for a berth in the Final Four. Shoni Schimmel led the Cardinals with 24 points in the Oklahoma City regional final. She…

Photo: The calm before the storm of Tennessee vs. Louisville, Chesapeake Energy Arena

#2 TENNESSEE VS. #5 LOUISVILLE Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City 9:00 p.m. ET

Photos: Tennessee and Louisville meet the press

On their day off in between the Sweet Sixteen and the Elite Eight, Tennessee and Louisville faced the press and talked about the Cardinal’s major upset of No. 1 Baylor and the Tuesday game for a berth in the Final…

Making the Final Four never gets old for Connecticut

Six straight years the Connecticut Huskies have earned a trip to the Final Four. The challenge is different each time, and the feeling “doesn’t get old” according to senior Kelly Faris and the rest of the Huskies. “Each year is…

UConn overcomes slow start to blow out Kentucky 83-53 and advance to New Orleans

UConn overcomes slow start to blow out Kentucky 83-53 and advance to New Orleans

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – It had all the makings of a potential classic: top-seeded Connecticut (33-4) taking on second-seeded Kentucky with a trip to New Orleans on the line. However, the Huskies did not cooperate. Trailing 23-22 with nine minutes left in…

Pitt fires Agnus Berenato

From Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson announced today that Agnus Berenato will not return as the Panthers’ head women’s basketball coach. “We thank Agnus for her contributions to the University and wish her only the best in…