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Catching up with Adrienne Goodson: The basketball legend talks about her career, her alma mater, her book and more

Catching up with Adrienne Goodson: The basketball legend talks about her career, her alma mater, her book and more

Photos courtesy Adrienne Goodson Die-hard fans of women’s basketball who have followed the WNBA from its inception are familiar with the name Adrienne Goodson. A fan favorite while she was in college and on the pro scene, “Goody,” as she…

It’s official: Nikki McCray-Penson named head coach at Mississippi State

It’s official: Nikki McCray-Penson named head coach at Mississippi State

Mississippi State hired Nikki McCray-Penson as its new basketball coach, replacing Vic Schaefer, who left for Texas after eight seasons in Starkville. “It’s been a dream of mine to be a head coach in the SEC, and I’m so grateful…

Anne Donovan, a Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist who led Seattle to its first WNBA title, dies at 56

Anne Donovan, a Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist who led Seattle to its first WNBA title, dies at 56

Women’s basketball legend Anne Donovan passes away at 56 https://twitter.com/ODUWBB/status/1007057459842830336 Old Dominion University will host a memorial service for women’s basketball legend Anne Donovan on Sunday, July 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. ET in the Big Blue Room of…

It’s a family affair for freshman guard Victoria Morris as she makes her mark at Old Dominion

2017 Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Schedule LAS VEGAS – When Old Dominion freshman guard Victoria Morris takes the floor during her team’s two games in Las Vegas at the 2017 Holiday Hoops Classic, she will feel right at home. While…

Mississippi State shows poise and power in guard play, cruises over in-state rival Southern Miss 91-56

Mississippi State shows poise and power in guard play, cruises over in-state rival Southern Miss 91-56

With that assist to Blair Schaefer, @_MorganWilliam2 becomes the first Bulldog to dish out 500 assists! #HailState pic.twitter.com/6CmbiAUez5 — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) November 19, 2017 STARKVILLE, Miss. – In a Sunday afternoon matchup, the Mississippi State Bulldogs hosted in-state…

South Carolina assistant Nikki McCray-Penson named head coach of Old Dominion

South Carolina assistant Nikki McCray-Penson named head coach of Old Dominion

Old Dominion announced the hiring of South Carolina assistant Nikki McCray-Penson as the program’s seventh head coach Wednesday. The former WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist helped South Carolina become a national power under head coach Dawn Staley. She…

Former WNBA player and ODU Hall of Famer Clarisse Machanguana named a UNICEF Ambassador

Former WNBA player, Clarisse Machanguana, a member of the Old Dominion Sports Hall of Fame, was named a UNICEF Ambassador for her home country of Mozambique. Machanguana has been an activist for children’s rights in Mozambique since her retirement from…

Tyler Summitt steps down as head coach of Louisiana Tech for “engaging in a relationship that has negatively impacted the people I love”

Tyler Summitt steps down as head coach of Louisiana Tech for “engaging in a relationship that has negatively impacted the people I love”

4/8/16 Update: Athletic director holds press conference, explains timeline Video and complete transcript of 4/8/16 press conference Tyler Summitt, the second-year head coach of Louisiana Tech and son of legendary former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, stepped down from his position…

Dishin & Swishin 3/10/16 Podcast: Bracketologist Charlie Creme goes beyond 140-characters

The committee has made it clear in the past that they value teams who play tougher NC skeds. It comes up in every discussion. — Charlie Creme (@CharlieCreme) March 8, 2016 [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed…

Middle Tennessee tops C-USA preseason poll

Middle Tennessee is the favorite to win the Conference USA regular season crown according in 2015-16, according to the league’s coaches. Old Dominion, Western Kentucky, Southern Miss and Texas-El Paso round out the top five. 2015-16 C-USA Preseason Poll (#) first-place votes 1.…

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…

Social media recap: Texas survives Western Kentucky in NCAA first round

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Texas ready to face an old foe in the NCAA tourney first round after a season of overcoming injuries

Texas ready to face an old foe in the NCAA tourney first round after a season of overcoming injuries

NCAA Championship – First Round No. 5 seed Texas (22-10) vs. No. 12 seed Western Kentucky (30-4) Friday, March 20 | 2: p.m .PT Berkeley, Calif., Haas Pavilion TV: ESPN2/WatchESPN – Melissa Lee (play-by-play), Mary Murphy (analyst) Radio: KVET 103.1…

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…

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.…

UTEP’s Jenzel Nash to miss 2014-15 season due to pregnancy

Texas-El Paso junior guard Jenzel Nash posted a photo and message on Instagram Wednesday that indicates she is pregnant. She was the team’s second leading scoring during the 2013-14 season. UTEP head coach Keitha Adams issue the following statement: “We are…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

[display_podcast] With apologies to Christmas and when kids return to school, thisis the most wonderful time of the year! March Madness! Let the games begin as 64 teams gather in sites around the country to fight for the right to…

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 02/27/14 Podcast: Our annual look at mid-majors featuring Ebony Rowe (MTSU) & Crystal Bradford (CMU) plus a Q&A with Graham Hays

Dishin & Swishin 02/27/14 Podcast: Our annual look at mid-majors featuring Ebony Rowe (MTSU) & Crystal Bradford (CMU) plus a Q&A with Graham Hays

[display_podcast] As we near conference tournament time, it is a good opportunity to look at some of the mid-majors across the country that are making some noise. In addition to perennial successes like Gonzaga, Dayton, and Marist, programs like Middle…

Dishin & Swishin 3/14/13 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks Bracketology

Dishin & Swishin 3/14/13 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks Bracketology

[display_podcast] You can keep biology, physics or any of those other sciences. Give me Bracketology any time! ESPN’s Charlie Creme is the preeminent “bracketologist” for women’s basketball. Creme reviews and analyzes teams, conferences, trends, schedules, injuries and a myriad of…

SMU clinches share of C-USA regular season title with 73-71 win over UTEP

SMU clinches share of C-USA regular season title with 73-71 win over UTEP

DALLAS – With a down-to-wire 73-71 victory over Texas-El Paso (19-9, 7-8), Southern Methodist (21-7, 12-3) clinched a share of the regular season Conference USA title Sunday afternoon at Moody Coliseum in their last home game of 2012-13. Led by…

Dishin & Swishin 2/28/13 Podcast: Best kept secrets – meet just a few of the players making mid-major basketball great

Dishin & Swishin 2/28/13 Podcast: Best kept secrets – meet just a few of the players making mid-major basketball great

[display_podcast] We have a very special double-header event for this week Hoopfeed! Today’s Dishin & Swishin podcast looks at the mid-majors in women’s basketball. We have four different interview segments for you, each with talented players from a mid-major program…

The first Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session looks at mid-majors with Graham Hays of ESPN

This week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast gives you a look at just a few of the talented players from mid-major programs, giving you insight into their careers and lives playing ball for a school a little bit smaller than the…

Steinberga saves the day for UTEP with layup for win over Rice, 49-48

Photos: Robert Franklin, all rights reserved. UTEP Athletics: Senior Anete Steinberga banked home a lay-up with 10 seconds to play to propel UTEP to a 49-48 win at Rice Thursday evening. The Owls (9-9, 1-4 Conference USA) had a chance…

Texas A&M snaps Rice’s win streak to ring in New Year

Texas A&M snaps Rice’s win streak to ring in New Year

Photos © Robert Franklin, all rights reserved. No. 24 Texas A&M (10-4) rang in the New Year snapping Rice’s six-game winning streak with an 80-57 victory. The Aggies came out hot on a 27-9 run. Led by Kelsey Bone, who…