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Cal survives tough West Coast Conference team Saint Mary’s, 74-67, crucial prep for another WCC squad

Cal survives tough West Coast Conference team Saint Mary’s, 74-67, crucial prep for another WCC squad

MORAGA, Calif. – California (1-0) capitalized on a chance to exact revenge on Saint Mary’s (0-1) Friday evening with a 74-67 victory over their opponent, a win characterized by key plays committed at crucial moments by first-year Golden Bears. The…

San Francisco: Jennifer Azzi steps down as head coach, effective immediately

San Francisco: Jennifer Azzi steps down as head coach, effective immediately

University of San Francisco head coach Jennifer Azzi, who led the Dons to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1997 last season, resigned today effectively immediately. She spent six seasons heading USF. “I have decided to step away from my role as women’s…

Santa Clara: Bill Carr named head coach

Approximately three weeks after former coach JR Payne left for Colorado, Santa Clara hired Bill Carr to be its new women’s basketball head coach. Carr comes to Santa Clara from Division II school Point Loma Nazarene where he served as…

VanDerveer vs. Azzi: Stanford faces San Francisco with lessons learned from the Pac-12 tournament

LEXINGTON REGIONAL Saturday, March 19 • First Round (Stanford, Calif.) #12 South Dakota (26-6) vs. #5 Miami (Fla.) (24-8), 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2) #13 San Francisco (21-11) at #4 Stanford (24-7), 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET (ESPN2) STANFORD,…

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…

Santa Clara gets its groove back with underclassmen stepping up, beats Gonzaga

Santa Clara gets its groove back with underclassmen stepping up, beats Gonzaga

SANTA CLARA,   Calif. – Santa Clara (16-5, 7-3 WCC) is on a winning streak again after a few mid-season bumps in the road following a banner start and signature wins. Thursday night the Broncos defeated perennial conference power Gonzaga…

Santa Clara building a new identity as a “blue collar team” in breakout season

Santa Clara building a new identity as a “blue collar team” in breakout season

BYU at Santa Clara 6 p.m PT/9 p.m ET Leavey Center, Santa Clara, Calif. Video: TheW.tv Audio: KSCU 103.3 FM SANTA CLARA, Calif. – When Santa Clara (12-3, 3-1 WCC) beat then No. 13 Stanford back in November, the Broncos…

Sydney Raggio hits game winner as St. Mary’s upsets No. 18 Cal, 64-63

Sydney Raggio hits game winner as St. Mary’s upsets No. 18 Cal, 64-63

Game Tweets BERKELEY, Calif. – Saint Mary’s (6-2) defeated No. 18 California (5-2) in the first game of the Cal Classic Saturday afternoon at Haas Pavilion, 64-63. Freshman forward Sydney Raggio scored the game-winning shot for the Gaels, a three-pointer…

Loyola Marymount hosts 18th Thanksgiving Classic, Princeton wins tournament

All-Tournament Team Cheyanne Wallace (Loyola Marymount) Taelor Ross (Seattle) Annie Tarakchian (Princeton) Amanda Berntsen (Princeton) Michelle Miller (Princeton) – Most Valuable Player LOS ANGELES – For many women’s basketball teams, the Thanksgiving holiday period usually involves participation in a multi-day…

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…

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.…

Cal opens season on the road hungry for success, Brittany Boyd channels her hoops idols

Cal opens season on the road hungry for success, Brittany Boyd channels her hoops idols

No. 15 Cal at Pacific 4 p.m. PT Alex G. Spanos Center, Stockton, Calif. Free live stream: TheW.tv STOCKTON, Calif. – While No. 15 Cal enters the season ranked nine spots below Pac-12 and San Francisco Bay Area rival Stanford,…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 07/24/14 Podcast: Summer recruiting is in session! Kelly Graves on being a Duck, hitting the road and more

Dishin & Swishin 07/24/14 Podcast: Summer recruiting is in session! Kelly Graves on being a Duck, hitting the road and more

[display_podcast] The WNBA season is roaring along with a tremendous All-Star game in the books, and playoff races taking shape. However, the month of July also is the time NCAA women’s basketball coaches are allowed to blaze the recruiting trails,…

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 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…

Dishin & Swishin 3/21/13 Podcast: The roundtable returns for its annual look at the Women’s NCAA Tournament

Dishin & Swishin 3/21/13 Podcast: The roundtable returns for its annual look at the Women’s NCAA Tournament

[display_podcast] Spring is here! I know this not from looking out of my window at the snow-covered ground, but by knowing that the NCAA women’s tournament kicks off this weekend. That means, as annual as a groundhog, it is time…

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…

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…

Dishin & Swishin 11/20/12 Podcast: Sisters Joslyn & Elle Tinkle face off as Stanford meets Gonzaga

Dishin & Swishin 11/20/12 Podcast: Sisters Joslyn & Elle Tinkle face off as Stanford meets Gonzaga

[display_podcast] Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there. ~Amy Li With all due respect to Ms. Li, she never had to box out a…

Dishin & Swishin 11/08/12 Podcast: A Roundtable Preview of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Season

Dishin & Swishin 11/08/12 Podcast: A Roundtable Preview of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Season

[display_podcast] Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes The roundtable discussions on Dishin & Swishin have been some of the most fun to do, and definitely are the most listened to among the podcasts. With the NCAA season ready to officially…