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Women’s basketball community members speak out in response to death of George Floyd and protests

Women’s basketball community members speak out in response to death of George Floyd and protests

Women’s basketball community members “Run for Maud” to support justice efforts for Ahmaud Arbery Anti-racism Resources for Teachers Ending Anti-black Racism Resources In light of the recent deaths of black Americans at the hands of police and subsequent protests around…

Coaches associations and NCAA recommend extending recruiting dead period through July

Coaches associations and NCAA recommend extending recruiting dead period through July

Women’s and men’s coaches along with the NCAA recommend extending the current recruiting dead period through July 31, 2020. The following is a release from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association: In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Women’s Basketball…

Women’s basketball community members “Run for Maud” to support justice efforts for Ahmaud Arbery

Women’s basketball community members “Run for Maud” to support justice efforts for Ahmaud Arbery

Women’s basketball coaches and athletes joined in the call for justice via social media for Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man who was murdered while unarmed while jogging in Glynn County, Ga. Many expressed grief, including Old Dominion head coach…

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…

NCAA moves toward allowing student-athletes to earn money from endorsements and promotions

NCAA moves toward allowing student-athletes to earn money from endorsements and promotions

In an unprecedented move, the NCAA’s governing body takes steps to enable student-athletes to earn compensation for their name, image, and likeness. The following is the full release from the organization: At its meeting this week, the Board of Governors…

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

After 33 seasons at Notre Dame, a period that included two national championships and induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame, legendary head coach Muffet McGraw announced her retirement. Former Irish associate head coach Niele Ivey, who led the program…

Despite obstacles, Baylor’s Cox, Cooper and Landrum are primed and excited for WNBA draft

Despite obstacles, Baylor’s Cox, Cooper and Landrum are primed and excited for WNBA draft

2020 WNBA Draft, Friday, April 17, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN App || Draft Order It’s possible that Baylor will have three players selected in Friday’s WNBA draft: Lauren Cox, Te’a Cooper and Juicy Landrum. Cox, a 6-4 forward, and the most decorated…

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…

Opinion: Be sad Mississippi State fans, Texas is getting a good one in Vic Schaefer

Opinion: Be sad Mississippi State fans, Texas is getting a good one in Vic Schaefer

Dreading my new normal of working from home on Monday, I nonchalantly scrolled through Twitter to enjoy debates, opinions and sports debacles, the regular occurrences on Twitter Sunday afternoon. Something caught my eye. Former Mississippi State guard Blair Schaefer is…

The 2020 Naismith Starting Five announced

The 2020 Naismith Starting Five announced

The Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced this year’s five positional award winners, the Naismith Starting Five. A selection committee for each award to evaluated candidates throughout the 2019-20 season. Fans also had the opportunity to vote…

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 includes Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, and Barbara Stevens

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 includes Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, and Barbara Stevens

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame includes four-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings, three-time NCAA National Championship Coach of Baylor Kim Mulkey, and five-time Division II National Coach of the Year Barbara Stevens. sion II National Coach of the…

Texas does not extend contract of head coach Karen Aston

Texas does not extend contract of head coach Karen Aston

Texas will not renew the contract of head coach Karen Aston the school announced Friday. Aston led the program for eight seasons and finishes with a 184-83 (93-51, Big 12) record overall. This past season the Longhorns finished 19-11 (11-7,…

Sabrina Ionescu wins the 2020 Wade Trophy, headlines WBCA NCAA DI Coaches’ All-America team

Sabrina Ionescu wins the 2020 Wade Trophy, headlines WBCA NCAA DI Coaches’ All-America team

Oregon senior guard Sabrina Ionescu is the 2020 Wade Trophy recipient and headlines the 2020 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America team. She joins Nancy Lieberman, Seimone Augustus, Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart, and Maya Moore as two-time Wade Trophy winners.…

The  2020 John R. Wooden Award All American Team

The 2020 John R. Wooden Award All American Team

The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2020 John R. Wooden Award All American Team. The team includes five student-athletes who were the top vote-getters for the prestigious honor. Name School Conference Class Position Lauren Cox Baylor Big 12 Sr.…

Dawn Staley named the 2020 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley earned the 2020 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced. She will be presented with the Pat Summitt Trophy, named for the late…

Tyasha Harris selected as the winner of the 2020 Dawn Staley Award

Tyasha Harris selected as the winner of the 2020 Dawn Staley Award

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced that Tyasha Harris is the 2020 Dawn Staley Award winner. Harris, a senior all-American guard from South Carolina, averaged 12.1 points and 5.7 assists per game this past season. She led her team to…

Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

South Carolina ended the season as the No. 1 team in the nation South Carolina’s press conference after beating Mississippi State in the SEC tournament title game Voting panel || Coach reactions to NCAA tournament cancellation The 2019-2020 postseason came…

Dawn Staley, Kim Mulkey and Kelly Graves speak out on cancellation of the NCAA tournament

Dawn Staley, Kim Mulkey and Kelly Graves speak out on cancellation of the NCAA tournament

Video: Oregon head coach Kelly Graves’ reaction South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley “This is a difficult time with so many conflicting emotions. First and foremost, we have to recognize how important it is to do the right thing for…

WBCA cancels annual convention due to coronavirus concerns

WBCA cancels annual convention due to coronavirus concerns

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association released the following information regarding the cancellation of its annual conference that takes place during the Final Four. The organization plans to do “everything possible to ensure a 100-percent refund” to members registered for the…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 3/10/20: Upsets galore, Maryland moves up to No. 4

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 3/10/20: Upsets galore, Maryland moves up to No. 4

Portland stunned Gonzaga in the WCC semifinals and Zags fall in poll Voting panel With a week of conference tournaments in the rearview and some surprising upsets, this week’s poll features a shakeup in the top ten. However, the No.…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates: WNBA player Sydney Wiese reveals she tested positive

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates: WNBA player Sydney Wiese reveals she tested positive

March 27 Los Angeles Sparks guard Sydney Wiese tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from playing overseas in Spain. She’s been in self-isolation at home in Phoenix since her return and is encouraging everyone to practice social distancing to…

Paige Bueckers named the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Paige Bueckers named the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year

UConn-bound Paige Bueckers wins national honor The Gatorade Company announced that Paige Bueckers (Hopkins High School, Minnetonka, MN) is the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Bueckers won the prestigious award for her accomplishments on and off…

A STEP UP announces the Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Class of 2020

A STEP UP announces the Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Class of 2020

A STEP UP, Inc. announced the Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The class will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Charlotte, NC. In 2019, A STEP UP, Inc. became the…

Oregon vs. Baylor women’s matchup added to inaugural Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge

Oregon vs. Baylor women’s matchup added to inaugural Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge

The inaugural Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge, a quadruple-header collegiate event, now includes Oregon and Baylor women’s teams. The other programs in the challenge include six men’s programs, three from the Pac-12 and three from the Big 12. Presented by MGM Resorts…

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 3/3/20: Maryland moves up to No. 5, Northwestern enters top ten, TCU drops out

STI/Hoopfeed Poll for 3/3/20: Maryland moves up to No. 5, Northwestern enters top ten, TCU drops out

Big Ten Conference co-champs Maryland and Northwestern move up Voting panel With the end of the regular season looming, several unranked teams pulled off stunning upsets that caused a few top ten teams in the poll to drop a few…