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Huskies, Irish dominate preseason Big East polls and awards

The Big East conference kicked off the first of several years of transition with their preseason polls and awards announcements. Gone is West Virginia this season, to be followed by Pitt, Syracuse and eventually Notre Dame. Big East coaches chose…

ESPN2’s women’s basketball Big Monday schedule announced; features Baylor, Connecticut and Notre Dame

ESPN2’s slate of women’s basketball “Big Monday” games tips off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, 2013 at 7 p.m. ET with No. 3 Duke at No. 2 Connecticut. The schedule features 10 games over seven consecutive…

Big Ten and Pac-12 to suspend plans for expanding scheduling collaboration across all sports

The Big Ten and the Pac-12 announced suspension of plans for expanding scheduling collaboration across all sports today. The two leagues unveiled their proposed extended partnership at the end of 2011. Does this mean there will be no Big Ten/Pac-12 series between women’s…

Video: Sammy Prahalis showcases her workouts

How does new Phoenix Mercury player and former Ohio State point guard Samantha Prahalis prepare  for competition?

Analysts, coaches and players weigh in on the 2012 WNBA draft: Lynx supporting players, Riquna Williams’ stock and player prep

Analysts, coaches and players weigh in on the 2012 WNBA draft: Lynx supporting players, Riquna Williams’ stock and player prep

List of college prospects invited to the 2012 WNBA Draft A few of the top college WNBA prospects had a chance to talk to the media yesterday about their expectations for the upcoming draft and what they have been doing…

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 3/29/12 Podcast: It’s Final Four Time! Previews from the roundtable

As the NCAA tournament roars to an exciting conclusion with the four top seeds, the four teams that have been ahead of all of the others for almost the entire season, on a collision course the Dishin & Swishin roundtable…

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

Dishin on the Elite Eight: Final Four-bound Notre Dame impressive in rout of Maryland

From the time the NCAA Tournament pairings were announced, many people pointed to the Raleigh region and its top two seeds, Notre Dame and Maryland as potentially the best matchup not in Denver, and the best opportunity for a seed…

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

Maryland and Notre Dame prevail in Raleigh, UConn and Kentucky win in Kingston

The top two seeds in the Raleigh and Kingston Regions of the NCAA Division I tournament came out on top in Sunday’s matchups.  Maryland defeated the defending national champions, Texas A&M, with an 81-74 victory. Alyssa Thomas and Laurin Mincy scored…

Dishin & Swishin 3/22/12 Podcast: A new roundtable looks at the Sweet Sixteen

Dishin & Swishin 3/22/12 Podcast: A new roundtable looks at the Sweet Sixteen

[display_podcast] Listeners enjoyed last week’s NCAA tournament roundtable so much, that as we reach the Sweet Sixteen this weekend, we are bringing you a new panel, and a new roundtable discussion, reviewing the first two rounds of games and previewing…

Dishin’ on the Brackets: Fresno Region

Every year those that decide tournament sites look at a map and say “we have to find someplace close to Stanford to host a regional.” This year, it is Fresno that gets to bring in the top seeded Cardinal. As…

Dishin’ on the Brackets: Des Moines Region

This bracket should be fun! In one bracket, two finalists for National Player of the Year honors, possibly the final curtain for Tennessee’s seniors and the ultimate coaching legend, and just for kicks, toss in an undefeated season. All of…

Dishin’ on the Brackets: Raleigh Region

If you believe the experts, the Raleigh Region is where a number one seed will most likely get knocked off before the Final Four in this year’s NCAA tournament. ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel, Rebecca Lobo, and even “bracketologist” Charlie Creme are…

Dishin’ on the Brackets: Kingston Region

The airlines and the expressways will see a lot of action in this bracket. There is Connecticut, playing in Bridgeport and should they advance, Rhode Island, a total of around 200 miles. Then there is Miami and Rutgers, who have…

Dishin & Swishin 3/15/12 Podcast: Come dancing with the annual NCAA tournament roundtable

Dishin & Swishin 3/15/12 Podcast: Come dancing with the annual NCAA tournament roundtable

It is an annual event. Before you fill out your women's tournament brackets, before you put down a wager or two, and before you make those picks and your "expert" friend rolls their eyes at your, sit down with a…

Dishin & Swishin on Selection Monday: Expectations and surprises

Dishin & Swishin on Selection Monday: Expectations and surprises

I always find it amusing that in a mere matter of days, emotions run from the euphoria of conference tournament championships to the happiness, disappointment and confusion of NCAA tournament selection Monday, to the excitement of getting ready for that…

Let’s get ready to rumble! Heavyweights UConn, Notre Dame prepare to battle for Big East Championship

Let’s get ready to rumble! Heavyweights UConn, Notre Dame prepare to battle for Big East Championship

According to Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, all is right with the women’s basketball world, for at least one night. “When it comes to the Big East tournament and the two best teams that should be playing tomorrow night, the…

Notre Dame and Connecticut have revenge on their minds in tonight’s Big East semifinals

It is always nice when there is a little revenge factor to spice up a conference tournament! Tonight in Hartford the Big East will have their semifinals and both games have the extra motivation of an earlier meeting that had…

Monique Oliver rises to the occassion in leading Rutgers’ resurgence

Monique Oliver rises to the occassion in leading Rutgers’ resurgence

From January 29th through February 15th, C.Vivian Stringer’s Rutgers team dropped five straight games, all to teams that ended up being seeded ahead of the them in the Big East tournament. They were a team that was in a state…

Dishin & Swishin 3/02/12 Podcast: Heading into the NCAA postseason, part two of a look at ten “game-changing players”

Dishin & Swishin 3/02/12 Podcast: Heading into the NCAA postseason, part two of a look at ten “game-changing players”

[display_podcast] Throughout the NCAA women’s basketball season, Dishin & Swishin kept you up to date mostly through conversations with coaches and journalists. The reason for this is that at DNS, we respect how busy the schedules of the student-athletes can…

Dishin & Swishin February 23, 2012 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico an overnight success, Doug Feinberg & Wendy Parker on brackets & more

Dishin & Swishin February 23, 2012 Podcast: Kim Barnes Arico an overnight success, Doug Feinberg & Wendy Parker on brackets & more

Today's podcast features St. John's women's basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico and a mini-roundtable with Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press and Wendy Parker of Basketball Times.

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

Defensive pressure too much for Stringer’s Scarlet Knights as UConn rolls over Rutgers

When most of the 9,882 people that were at Gampel Pavilion for the Rutgers versus Connecticut game bought their tickets, they expected to see their Huskies tested by a top ten ranked-Rutgers team. Instead, with injury sidelining point guard and…

Dishin & Swishin February 2, 2012 Podcast: A few things you may not know (but should) about this year’s college basketball season

Dishin & Swishin February 2, 2012 Podcast: A few things you may not know (but should) about this year’s college basketball season

Today's guests are Delaware head coach Tina Martin, Nebraska stars Jordan Hooper and Lindsey Moore, Florida Gulf Coast head coach Karl Smesko, and Saint Bonaventure head coach Jim Crowley.

Dishin & Swishin December 22, 2011 Podcast: Never underestimate Brenda Frese and Matthew Mitchell

Dishin & Swishin December 22, 2011 Podcast: Never underestimate Brenda Frese and Matthew Mitchell

When you need a break from those Christmas carols, we have podcast that will be just as much fun! In the pre-season AP poll, coach Brenda Frese's Maryland Terrapins were number ten, and Matthew Mitchell's Kentucky Wildcats were number seventeen.…

Tuesday recap: Tennessee overcomes Rutgers, Ohio State continues streak, DePaul beats Princeton, LSU gets back on track

Tuesday recap: Tennessee overcomes Rutgers, Ohio State continues streak, DePaul beats Princeton, LSU gets back on track

Sixth-ranked Tennessee (6-2) rallied on the strength of a 13-0 in the second half to defeat no. 11 Rutgers (9-2), 67-61, Tuesday night in Piscataway in front of a crowd of 6,368. Led by Shekinna Stricklen’s 22 points and nine…

Dec. 13, 2011: Lady Vols at Scarlet Knights Highlight TV Games

Dec. 13, 2011: Lady Vols at Scarlet Knights Highlight TV Games

No. 6 Tennessee at No. 11 Rutgers, 7 p.m., ESPN/ESPN3.com (Pam Ward and Carolyn Peck) || Southern at No. 12 Ohio State, 7:30 p.m., Big Ten Network (Lisa Byington and Stephanie White) || UCLA at LSU, 8 p.m. Cox Sports