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Wisconsin fires head coach Bobbie Kelsey after five seasons

Wisconsin issued a short, terse statement about fate of head coach Bobbie Kelsey today: University of Wisconsin head women’s basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey will not be retained, UW Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez announced Friday. A national search to find…

Big Ten announces postseason honors

Rachel Banham of @GopherWBB named 2016 #B1GWBBall Player of the Year by media & coaches. pic.twitter.com/mQn6ynz3oJ — Big Ten Women's Basketball (@B1Gwbball) February 29, 2016 The Big Ten Conference unveiled the women’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners. Minnesota’s…

Dishin & Swishin 2/11/16 Podcast: It was a good week to be Rachel Banham!

[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). So how was your last week? If you are Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham, it…

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…

Wisconsin coach Bobbie Kelsey on poor shooting after loss to Nebraska: “Get your butt in the gym!”

Video: 10/11 Sports Make “Get Your Butt in the Gym” Your Alarm ringtone After a 75-62 loss to Nebraska in which Husker sophomore Natalie Romeo tied the program’s three-point record, Wisconsin coach Bobbie Kelsey had a few things to say…

Maryland-Michigan State game rescheduled, set for Feb. 5

The fifth-ranked Maryland women’s basketball team (17-2, 6-1 Big Ten) will host No. 18 Michigan State (14-4, 5-2) on Friday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at the XFINITY Center. The two teams were originally scheduled to play on Jan. 23,…

Penn State adds transfer from UConn, forward De’Janae Boykin

Release from Penn State: Head coach Coquese Washington has announced the addition of freshman transfer De’Janae Boykin (Springdale, Md.) to the Penn State women’s basketball roster. Transferring from the University of Connecticut, Boykin is a three-time gold medalist in international…

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 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

[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). All the Connecticut Sun want for Christmas is a WNBA championship. After an extensive search, the Sun found the…

Kristine Anigwe leads No. 22 Cal in OT win over Nebraska, 87-80

No. 22 Cal (7-2) overcame a determined Nebraska (7-2) squad to pull off an overtime win at Haas Pavilion Saturday night, 87-82. Freshman forward Kristin Anigwe led for Golden Bears in double figures with 29 points and 10 rebounds. It…

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 11/19/15 Podcast: Love it or hate it, Kevin McGuff’s opening schedule has people talking about Ohio State

Dishin & Swishin 11/19/15 Podcast: Love it or hate it, Kevin McGuff’s opening schedule has people talking about Ohio State

[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). In an ambitious opening schedule, Kevin McGuff’s Ohio State Buckeyes began the season on the road at No.…

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…

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…

Wisconsin: Junior forward Malayna Johnson to miss 2015-16 season due to torn ACL

Wisconsin: Junior forward Malayna Johnson to miss 2015-16 season due to torn ACL

From Wisconsin: Wisconsin women’s basketball forward Malayna Johnson suffered a tear to her anterior cruciate ligament during practice and will miss the entire 2015-16 season, head coach Bobbie Kelsey announced Wednesday. Johnson, who played in all 29 games last season,…

Purdue recruit Lamina Cooper will not join program due to “personal reasons”

Purdue recruit Lamina Cooper (Lawrence North H.S. – Indianapolis, IN) will not enroll in school this fall and will not be a member of the Boilermaker program for 2015-16 due to “personal reasons” according to a release. The 5-8 guard…

Maryland assistant resigns in light of sex abuse allegation

Maryland women’s basketball assistant coach Bryce McKey was charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse this week. His case went to court Friday morning in Covington, Kentucky. He will be arraigned on Sept. 8 in a pre-trial hearing. The Terps suspended McKey indefinitely…

Illinois: Investigation into women’s basketball program finds allegations unsupported

[Read the full Illinois report (PDF)] Release from Illinois Athletics: An outside investigation has concluded that allegations of racism within the University of Illinois women’s basketball program are unsupported. The investigation, conducted by the law firm of Pugh, Jones &…

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…

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,…

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…

Lexie Brown to transfer from Maryland, will attend a school closer to home

Maryland head coach Brenda Frese announced that rising junior, 5-9 guard Lexie Brown (Suwanee, Georgia) has been granted her release. This past season Brown averaged 13.3 points per game, was named to the All-Big Ten First Team and earned the…

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

[display_podcast] Yesterday, Katie Douglas celebrated her birthday (her 36th, happy birthday!). For the first time in 14 years she did not celebrate by getting ready for the start of the WNBA season. Last week, Douglas announced her retirement, her back…

WNBA veteran Katie Douglas to retire

WNBA veteran Katie Douglas to retire

Retirement letter to fans After 14 years in the WNBA, Connecticut Sun veteran Katie Douglas is retiring. Beset by a back injury, the dynamic guard/forward called it quits today. “This was a very difficult decision for me because basketball has…

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

[display_podcast] Women’s basketball is in a period of calm after the NCAA tournament and before WNBA team camps begin. So this seemed like a good time to celebrate the euphoria of draft day one more time, but we will do…