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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 second in assists at 7.1…

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 82-65 in the Big Ten…

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 the skids shortly after Big…

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 on television. The championship comes…

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 head coach Brenda Frese…

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. 9. “We’re a totally different…

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 to begin the game, implementing…

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 that seven wins in a…

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 on young players. She has…

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, 2-1 Big Ten) dropped the…

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. “Set the tone,” Frese said.…

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 triumph, the Cardinal became 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 afternoon in the Xfinity Center.…

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. They mirror each other’s dominance,…

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 the team earned the 2019…

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 program. The university has notified…

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 the jersey is set for…

Rutgers: C. Vivian Stringer to remain on leave for rest of season

Rutgers: C. Vivian Stringer to remain on leave for rest of season

Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer will not return this season after talking a sick leave to rest. Basked on the recommendation of her doctors, Stringer will remain on leave. She plans to coaching duties later this year. Assistant coach Tim…

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer to miss end of regular season games and Big Ten Tournament for health reasons

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer to miss end of regular season games and Big Ten Tournament for health reasons

Statement from Rutgers: C. Vivian Stringer to miss remainder of regular season and Big Ten tournament for health reasons, expected to return after the conference tourney Assistant coach Timothy Eatman will take over head coaching duties of the Rutgers women’s…

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Undefeated Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years The Gophers are No. 12 in this week’s Sport Tours/Hoopfeed Poll MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s 11-0 start to the 2018-19 season is the best since 2003-04 (15-0)…

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota (3-0) continued its early season success as the Gophers topped San Diego (1-2) 53-48 Saturday night at Williams Arena. However, it was not easy going for the home team. The Toreros night took a seven-point lead, the…

UPDATE:  Bay Area game cancellations due to dangerous air quality caused by Camp Fire disaster

UPDATE: Bay Area game cancellations due to dangerous air quality caused by Camp Fire disaster

UPDATE 11-16-18: The Ohio State game at Stanford has been canceled. Thursday night, the air quality in the Bay Area worsened and went from very unhealthy to hazardous. Statement from Ohio State: Ohio State’s game at Stanford on Sunday, Nov.…

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer on the cusp of 1,000 wins: “I just love the game”

Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer exclaimed during a late October Big Ten media call that she wanted to win her thousandth game as soon as possible. “I want to get it done as I have a lot of family…

With a record  crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

With a record crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

Photos: © Onika Craven. Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater MINNEAPOLIS – Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer is one win away from being the sixth-ever college…

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

New Hampshire at Minnesota 9 PM ET/8 PM CT Series: Teams have never met TV: BTN Plus || Radio 96.7 KFAN Plus Minnesota picked third by Big Ten media members in preseason rankings. Gophers projected starters: No. 3 Destiny Pitts,…