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Coquese Washington named Rutgers head coach

Coquese Washington named Rutgers head coach

After serving as an associate head coach at her alma mater Notre Dame for two seasons, Coquese Washington moves on to become the third full-time head coach at Rutgers. Her coaching career spans 22 years…

Women’s sports pioneer C. Vivian Stringer retires from coaching basketball

Women’s sports pioneer C. Vivian Stringer retires from coaching basketball

Women’s basketball legend and Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer announced Saturday morning that she is retiring from coaching basketball. The pioneer in the game who accrued 1,055 wins in her career, will step down from…

NCAA releases report on Ohio State women’s basketball violations

NCAA releases report on Ohio State women’s basketball violations

Download the full NCAA Report (PDF) The NCAA announced violations in three Ohio State athletic programs including women’s basketball. According to the organization, a “former women’s basketball associate head coach violated ethical conduct rules when…

Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

Lindsay Whalen reflects on Naismith Hall of Fame selection and coaching in the portal era

MINNEAPOLIS – A few days after being named one of the 13-member Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022, Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Lindsay Whalen told local reporters that it is still sinking…

Northwestern’s Veronica Burton named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

Northwestern’s Veronica Burton named 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year

Veronica Burton of Northwestern University is the 2022 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year. The award honors the best defensive women’s basketball player in NCAA Division I.   “Veronica Burton played an incredibly…

Spokane Regional: Stanford and Texas “Elite” again, move past Sweet 16 to battle for a Final Four spot

Spokane Regional: Stanford and Texas “Elite” again, move past Sweet 16 to battle for a Final Four spot

Reigning Champs Stanford Overpower Maryland SPOKANE, Wash. — In the Spokane Region of the NCAA tournament, the No. 2-seeded Texas Longhorns defeated the No. 6 Ohio State Buckeyes 66-63 to advance. In the second matchup…

Jacksonville takes down Minnesota on the road 69-66 in season opener

Jacksonville takes down Minnesota on the road 69-66 in season opener

And we’re just getting started…#JUPhinsUp x #RELENTLESS pic.twitter.com/W5GmXCZ5ps — Jacksonville WBB (@JAX_WBB) November 9, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS – A 8-2 run late in the fourth quarter pushed the Jacksonville University Dolphins to a 69-66 win over…

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota returns 12 players from last season and added four newcomers to its 2021-22 squad. The Gophers’ lone exhibition game, a 78-33 win against Minnesota Crookston at Williams Arena October 31, was the…

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark wins the 2021 Dawn Staley Award

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark wins the 2021 Dawn Staley Award

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced Caitlin Clark as the winner of the 2021 Dawn Staley Award. The Iowa freshman and All-American guard led the nation in scoring, averaging 26.7 points per game, and was…

With a young roster and newcomers, Maryland focuses on building consistency and taking advantage of depth

With a young roster and newcomers, Maryland focuses on building consistency and taking advantage of depth

During Maryland’s virtual media day on Thursday, head coach Brenda Frese’s Zoom background was a picture from the last time they’d taken the floor. Confetti fell for Maryland after breezing past the Ohio State Buckeyes…

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are approaching the 2020-21 season as a fresh start.  And no one is looking more for this than third-year head coach Lindsay Whalen. Whalen’s second year at the helm virtually hit…

BTN to air rarely seen footage from the 1982 AIAW Championship featuring Rutgers and Texas

BTN to air rarely seen footage from the 1982 AIAW Championship featuring Rutgers and Texas

BTN will air rarely seen footage from the 1982 AIAW Championship featuring Rutgers and Texas on Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET. The game was the final AIAW title game and was never broadcasted…

Maryland continues to roll, tops Purdue 88-45 on Senior Night

Maryland continues to roll, tops Purdue 88-45 on Senior Night

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland Terrapins (24-4,15-2 Big Ten) defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 88-45 in front of 5,105 voracious fans during Senior Night at the Xfinity Center. “They’ve really worked hard since day one,”…

Maryland makes quick work of Iowa, 93-59, takes sole possession of first place in Big Ten

Maryland makes quick work of Iowa, 93-59, takes sole possession of first place in Big Ten

COLLEGE PARK, Md.— Before today’s matchup against the Iowa Hawkeyes, Maryland head coach Brenda Frese said that her Terrapins are now a player-led program, in contrast to when Iowa defeated Maryland 66-61 back on Jan.…

Maryland rolls over Rutgers 79-50 for ninth straight victory

Maryland rolls over Rutgers 79-50 for ninth straight victory

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland Terrapins defeated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 79-50 in front of their largest crowd (9,239) this season at the Xfinity Center. Maryland (20-4, 11-2) took off for on 6-0 run…

Maryland blows past Michigan State 94-53 for seventh straight win

Maryland blows past Michigan State 94-53 for seventh straight win

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Maryland Terrapins (18-4, 9-2 Big Ten) cruised to a 94-53 win over the Michigan State Spartans at the Xfinity Center during the home team’s annual Play4Kay game Monday night. Make…

Maryland unites for 87-69 win over Nebraska

Maryland unites for 87-69 win over Nebraska

Terps top the Huskers A fun night in CP ??#UnitedPursuit pic.twitter.com/5EmrEXh1np — Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) January 17, 2020 COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head coach Brenda Frese has a history of laying big responsibilities…

Blair Watson’s defense shines in Maryland’s 72-62 win over Ohio State

Blair Watson’s defense shines in Maryland’s 72-62 win over Ohio State

College Park, MD – The Maryland Terrapins returned to the winning column after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes 72-62 in the first game of 2020 in the Xfinity Center. On New Year’s Eve, Maryland (11-3,…

Maryland opens conference slate with 70-55 win over Michigan behind Kaila Charles

Maryland opens conference slate with 70-55 win over Michigan behind Kaila Charles

College Park, Md. – Before Maryland kicked off their Big Ten conference slate against Michigan, head coach Brenda Frese gathered her senior class of Blair Watson, Shakira Austin, Sara Vujacic, Stephanie Jones, and Kaila Charles.…

Freshmen fuel Stanford’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program

Freshmen fuel Stanford’s dominant victory over Ohio State; 1,100 wins for program

No. 1 Stanford remains undefeated STANFORD, Calif – Stanford (9-0) solidified its position as the top team in the country with a 71-52 victory over Ohio State (6-4) Sunday night at Maples Pavilion. With the…

Starting lineup changes help Maryland cruise past Delaware, 99-55

Starting lineup changes help Maryland cruise past Delaware, 99-55

College Park, Md. – Maryland head coach Brenda Frese is focused on building a strong identity through the Terrapin’s non-conference slate. The team came together for a 99-55 win over the Delaware Blue Hens Sunday…

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

College Park, Md. – In the first top ten matchup in women’s basketball, the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins and No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks used the early opportunity to measure themselves on a basketball barometer.…

Brenda Frese enters 18th season at Maryland, expectations high for the Terps

Brenda Frese enters 18th season at Maryland, expectations high for the Terps

College Park, Md. — Brenda Frese isn’t slowing down. She’s leading the Maryland Terrapins for the 18th season and expectations are reasonably high for the 2019-2020 campaign. Last year, success was in her hands, but after…

Ohio State associate head coach Patrick Klein resigns after being put on administrative leave during investigation of NCAA violations

Ohio State women’s basketball associate head coach Patrick Klein resigned August 2. The school released the following statement: “Ohio State is investigating allegations of violations of NCAA rules and university policy within the women’s basketball…

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the franchise will retire the jersey of former star guard Lindsay Whalen this summer. Her No. 13 jersey will be the first retired by the franchise. The ceremony to hang…