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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…

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…

Minnesota redshirt sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. to enter WNBA draft

Release from Minnesota: University of Minnesota redshirt sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. announced Monday that she plans to enter the WNBA Draft and forego her final two years of collegiate eligibility. Zahui, a first-team All-America selection and Big Ten Player…

UConn to defend national championship after defeating Maryland, 81-58

UConn to defend national championship after defeating Maryland, 81-58

.@ndwbb, we meet again! #UConn beats Maryland, 81-58, in the Final Four to advance to the National Championship game! pic.twitter.com/0Xx1jvSW1F — UConn Women's Hoops (@UConnWBB) April 6, 2015 By David Siegel and Cheryl Coward TAMPA, Fla – It was not…

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s basketball season nears its conclusion with the Final Four in Tampa. Sunday night. The semifinals will have overall top seed Connecticut facing Maryland in the nightcap, preceded by South Carolina playing Notre Dame. The winners meet…

Connecticut runs away from Rutgers to advance to Sweet Sixteen

Connecticut runs away from Rutgers to advance to Sweet Sixteen

STORRS, Conn. – Connecticut continued their drive for a third consecutive national title with a victory over former Big East and American Athletic Conference foe Rutgers 91-55, before a crowd of 3,486 in Gampel Pavilion. UConn will have to leave…

Rutgers defeats Seton Hall in battle of old conference foes, 79-66

Rutgers defeats Seton Hall in battle of old conference foes, 79-66

STORRS, Conn. – They share the same home state, they share a long history in the former Big East conference. Last season, they shared two overtimes and an epic basketball game in the WNIT tournament. Tonight, Rutgers and Seton Hall…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

[display_podcast] If today’s first round of the women’s tournament goes anything like the men’s games yesterday, it will be crazy! Yesterday, in part one of the Dishin & Swishin Roundtable, three of the four regions were discussed. Today, we talk…

NCAA Tournament Special: Dishin & Swishin Goes Dancing with the Coaches

Over the course of this past college season, the Dishin & Swishin podcast featured interviews with some of the very best women’s basketball coaches in the country. In fact, every coach that appeared on the podcast since October, when the…

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

[display_podcast] It is finally time for the Big Dance and that means it is time for Dishin & Swishin to convene its annual pre-NCAA tournament roundtable! We have an outstanding panel today, with a slight twist. Not only is there…

NCAA tournament field features UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland as top seeds

NCAA tournament field features UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland as top seeds

[View the story “NCAA tournament field features UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland as top seeds” on Storify] Tournament Bracket || TV Schedule> Top-ranked Connecticut enters the women’s NCAA tournament as the overall top seed. The other teams that…

Dishin & Swishin 3/12/15 Podcast: Ohio State breaks into the Top 25, while Baylor reminds us that they never left

Dishin & Swishin 3/12/15 Podcast: Ohio State breaks into the Top 25, while Baylor reminds us that they never left

[display_podcast] Conference tournaments are coming to a close and on Monday we will find out who goes dancing and where their respective ballrooms shall be. Two teams that have earned their way there are Ohio State from the Big Ten…

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

[display_podcast] The groundhog comes out once a year to look for his shadow, maybe bite the ear of a Wisconsin mayor, and to tell us how much more winter (and snow) we people in the North are going to get.…

2014-15 Big Ten Postseason Awards

2014-15 Big Ten Postseason Awards

The Big Ten Conference announced the women’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners on Monday. Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B. was named Big Ten Player of the Year by the media, while Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell earned the honor from…

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

[display_podcast] Coming into the 2014-15 women’s basketball season, both Maryland and Florida State faced the difficult question, who would replace their WNBA lottery pick stars, who they relied on so heavily last year? Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas summered in Connecticut with…

Infographic: Where does Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B.’s single-game rebounding record stand?

Tuesday night before a game against No. 13 Iowa, Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. received accolades for setting a new program blocks record. During the game she surpassed the 1,000 career-point mark and set a new Big Ten record…

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast:  Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

[display_podcast] After a hiatus for the early part of 2015, the Dishin & Swishin podcasts are back on Hoopfeed, and we must say it is good to be back! There is so much going on in the women’s basketball world, with…

Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham to return to Gophers in 2015-16

From Minnesota: University of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham today announced that she will return to the Golden Gopher women’s basketball program next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA. Banham, who tore her anterior cruciate…

Nike honors Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer in 2015 Black History collection

Nike announced its 2015 Black History Month (BHM) Collection of special edition products that honors six athletes and coaches “who have positively impacted sport with their courage and determination” including Rutgers women’s basketball head coach C. Vivian Stringer. Others honored…

Minnesota’s top scorer Rachel Banham tears ACL, will miss rest of season

Minnesota’s leading scorer, senior guard Rachel Banham, will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season after suffering a torn ACL in her right knee Wednesday night in the first half of the Gophers’ victory at North Dakota the program announced…

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the  college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

Dishin & Swishin 12/11/14 Podcast: Looking at the first part of the college basketball season with Debbie Antonelli & Brenda VanLengen

[display_podcast] The women’s college basketball season is in full swing, and there is a lot to talk about: Increased scoring, upsets and more upsets, outstanding performances, surprises, disappointments and one incredible game for the ages. Not bad for a month…

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

Dishin & Swishin 12/04/14 Podcast: With five Sweet Sixteen visits in seven years, Louisville Jeff Walz will settle for nothing less than a championship

[display_podcast] In this week’s podcast, Jeff Walz commented that at Louisville, he does not worry about winning conference championships, he worries about national championships. Think about that for a second. This is a head coach in his first year in…