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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 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…

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…

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…

Matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge announced

The Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge will take place for the 11th consecutive season over  two days in late November, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 29. The annual challenge is scheduled to continue through the 2020-21 season. The ACC won last year’s Challenge title 9-5 after…

Four Rutgers players to transfer

Announced today by Rutgers: Four Rutgers players – junior guard Shrita Parker, junior forward Kandiss Barber, redshirt sophomore guard Ashli Jeune and sophomore Aliyah Jeune – have informed the coaching staff of their intents to transfer and have been granted…

Rutgers: Redshirt sophomore Ashli Jeune to miss season due to ACL tear

Redshirt sophomore Ashli Jeune will miss the 2016-17 season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in her left knee during a preseason scrimmage earlier this week. A native of Southampton, New Jersey, Jeune redshirted the 2014-15 season and…

Rutgers senior guard Tyler Scaife to redshirt the 2016-17 season

Rutgers senior guard Tyler Scaife will redshirt the 2016-17 season according to head coach C. Vivian Stringer. The Little Rock, Arkansas native averaged 17.2 points per game and earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors by both the coaches and the…

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer reflects on friendship with Pat Summitt

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer discussed her friendship with legendary coach Pat Summitt after learning about the passing of the basketball icon. Stringer and Summitt were friends since the first NCAA Final Four in 1982 and rivals in the 2007 national championship…

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…

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 11/12/15 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

Dishin & Swishin 11/13/14 Podcast: The roundtable returns to preview the 2014-15 NCAA DI season

[display_podcast] It starts in November and ends in April with one team cutting down nets in Tampa! Finally, the NCAA women’s basketball season begins tomorrow. On this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast, we welcome in the season with the annual…

UConn uses 25-4 start vs. Rutgers to cruise in American Athletic Conference semifinal, 83-57

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Before Rutgers knew what hit them, No. 1 Connecticut opened their semifinal in the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball championship with a 13-0 and 25-4 run, cruising to a 83-57 victory. Five Huskies scored in double figures,…

Proud to be the American: Danielle Donehew on the first year of the new conference and this weekend’s inaugural tournament

Proud to be the American: Danielle Donehew on the first year of the new conference and this weekend’s inaugural tournament

Earlier this year, I discussed covering Connecticut’s women’s basketball team, the American Athletic Conference and how league play seemed different this year. The blowouts continue to have same margins, but the lack of old familiarities and history took away from…

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

[display_podcast] ESPN’s Charlie Creme is the preeminent “bracketologist” for women’s basketball. Creme reviews and analyzes teams, conferences, trends, schedules, precedents, historical placements, injuries and a myriad of other factors. He projects who will be the 64 teams selected for the…

Dishin & Swishin 1/16/14 Podcast: The roundtable discusses the first half of the college season

Dishin & Swishin 1/16/14 Podcast: The roundtable discusses the first half of the college season

[display_podcast] The Roundtable is back! It is a pleasure to bring back the Dishin & Swishin roundtable for your listening pleasure this week, with a look at the first half of the NCAA women’s basketball season. The participants on this…

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Prior to their American Athletic Conference game against the Houston Cougars, the University of Connecticut faithful saw five of the nine players on scholarship for the Huskies receive honors from USA Basketball for gold medal performances during the summer of…

Barclays Invitational Roundup: LSU and Michigan advance to title game in Brooklyn

Barclays Invitational Roundup: LSU and Michigan advance to title game in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – It was a day for rookies at the Barclays Center Women’s Invitational Friday afternoon with newcomers sending Michigan and LSU into Saturday night’s late title game at the home of the NBA New York Nets, which opened…