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Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Watch Seimone Augustus talk about the impact of the late Sue Gunter on her career After a stellar playing career, women’s basketball legend Seimone Augustus hung up her sneakers the day before the beginning of the 2021 WNBA season. The…

Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor after 21 years and three national championships, heads to LSU

Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor after 21 years and three national championships, heads to LSU

After 21 years and three national championships, Kim Mulkey leaves Baylor to take over the Louisiana State program. The Hall of Fame coach, who led the Lady Bears to unprecedented heights and solidified the program as a perennial national contender,…

Stanford edges South Carolina 66-65 in the Final Four, heads to title game for the first time since 2010

Stanford edges South Carolina 66-65 in the Final Four, heads to title game for the first time since 2010

Team Comparison Statistics The team led by the winningest coach in women’s college basketball heads to the national championship game after defeating South Carolina 66-65 Friday night in San Antonio at the Alamodome. Stanford (30-2, 19-2 Pac-12), the overall top…

Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy is the 2021 Spalding Maggie Dixon NCAA Division I Rookie Coach of the Year

From the WBCA: First-year University of Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy is the 2021 Spalding Maggie Dixon NCAA Division I Rookie Coach of the Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. The award honors a WBCA member NCAA Division…

Matthew Mitchell steps down as Kentucky head coach, Kyra Elzy named interim head coach

Matthew Mitchell steps down as Kentucky head coach, Kyra Elzy named interim head coach

Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Thursday that he has retired from coaching. Kentucky director of athletics Mitch Barnhart named associate head coach Kyra Elzy as interim head coach, effective immediately. From Kentucky: Mitchell retires with a career record of…

South Carolina releases 2020-21 non-conference schedule

South Carolina releases 2020-21 non-conference schedule

South Carolina announced an eight-game 2020-21 non-conference schedule that includes hosting three contests. The team will also play eight SEC games at home. “Scheduling was more challenging this season, and we appreciate everyone’s patience as we worked through how to…

Tennessee to host UConn in Year Two of Revival Series

Release from Tennessee: The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today details of the Hall of Fame Revival Series featuring the Tennessee Lady Vols and the UConn Huskies. Widely regarded as the two most successful programs in women’s basketball history, the…

Dawn Staley gives an update on preparation for Tokyo 2021, “everything is still so fluid”

Dawn Staley gives an update on preparation for Tokyo 2021, “everything is still so fluid”

Team USA women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley provided an update on the U.S. women’s national team’s plans for the postponed Tokyo Games, now scheduled for the summer of 2021. Staley made her comments Monday during NBCSN’s “Lunch Talk Live”…

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…

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…

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…

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

SEC announces 2020 Class of Women’s Legends

The Southeastern Conference’s 2020 Class of Women’s Legends includes several former women’s basketball student-athletes and coaches. The conference is set to honor the full class during the 2020 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 4-8 in Greenville, S.C. Each legend will…

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Kiana Williams reaches career milestone and Stanford’s “tag-team play” takes down Tennessee, 78-51

Team comparison || Social media recap STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford junior guard Kiana Williams joined the 1,000-point club Wednesday night when she led her teammates in a decisive 78-51 victory over No. 23 Tennessee (8-2).  She hit the milestone at…

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Tennessee at Stanford: Coaches size up the competition and a team stat comparison

Coach Quotes || Team Statistical Comparison No. 23 Tennessee (8-1) at No. 1 Stanford (9-0) Dec. 18, 2019, 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET TV/Stream: Pac-12 Bay Area/Pac-12.com (Krista Blunk, Mary Murphy) Audio: Stanford: TuneIn, Tennessee: UTSports.com Series: 25-11 Tennessee, but…

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

South Carolina’s young core prevails as Gamecocks defeat Maryland 63-54

College Park, Md. – In the first top ten matchup in women’s basketball, the No. 4 Maryland Terrapins and No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks used the early opportunity to measure themselves on a basketball barometer. They mirror each other’s dominance,…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team unveils November NCAA tour games

Release from USA Basketball: The USA Basketball Women’s National Team, which announced in July an expanded training program to aid in its pursuit of a seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal, will tip-off its quest for a gold in Tokyo with…

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announced her retirement from playing professional basketball after 13 years via social media Monday. The former LSU star and 2005 WNBA Rookie of the Year wrote “my heart is filled with gratitude” in an Instagram post. Johnson, a…

Undeniably impressive: Vic Schaefer’s impact on Starkville

Undeniably impressive: Vic Schaefer’s impact on Starkville

STARKVILLE, Miss. – It’s January 27, 2019, minutes away from 2 p.m. tip in the Humphrey Coliseum. It’s Rivalry Day for Mississippi State and Ole Miss women’s basketball and it’s a Mississippi sports affair at its finest. The coliseum is…

Statement from Tennessee on firing of Holly Warlick

Statement from Tennessee on firing of Holly Warlick

Tennessee announced that Holly Warlick, the Lady Vols coach for seven seasons, will no longer be the head coach Wednesday afternoon. Here is the official statement from the university: Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Wednesday that Lady Vols…

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (32-2) sent their seniors off to the Sweet Sixteen with an 85-61 win over the Clemson Tigers in the second round of the NCAA tournament in front of 9,944 fans. “In church this morning…

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

STANFORD, Calif. — BYU and Stanford are set to face off in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night at 8 p.m. PT in Maples Pavilion (TV: ESPN2). The teams have only faced each other four times and…