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Lottery for the 2022 WNBA Draft set for Dec. 19

Lottery for the 2022 WNBA Draft set for Dec. 19

The draft lottery for the 2022 WNBA Draft is set for Sunday, Dec. 19, at 3 p.m. ET. ESPN will air a 30-minute draft lottery special between games of a doubleheader that afternoon featuring Baylor vs. Michigan and Louisville vs.…

NCAA unveils 2023 Women’s Final Four Logo for Dallas

NCAA unveils 2023 Women’s Final Four Logo for Dallas

  The NCAA revealed the logo for the 2023 Women’s Final Four set to be held in Dallas. The logo represents “many of the iconic features and colors representative of Dallas” according to the organization. Beginning March 31 of that…

Chicago State beats Wisconsin in OT for first win in nearly two years

Chicago State beats Wisconsin in OT for first win in nearly two years

The first win of our new era. This is just the beginning.#OurChampionshipEra pic.twitter.com/GTq8SiTHdK — Chicago State WBB (@ChiStateWBB) November 23, 2021 After nearly two years of straight losses, Chicago State (1-4) overcame the streak of bad luck and defeated Wisconsin…

Expansion of 2022 DI women’s basketball tournament to 68 teams approved

Expansion of 2022 DI women’s basketball tournament to 68 teams approved

Beginning with the 2022 championship, the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship bracket will expand from 64 to 68 teams. From the NCAA release: “This immediate expansion of the women’s basketball championship reinforces the fact that leaders within Division I…

USA earns gold at inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup

USA earns gold at inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup

Led by center Brionna Jones (Connecticut Sun), the USA 3×3 Women’s AmeriCup Team went undefeated (5-0) in the inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup on Sunday. Held in Miami, the event was a qualifier for the 2022 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. The…

No. 3 Stanford routs Morgan State  91-36 in season opener for reigning champion

No. 3 Stanford routs Morgan State 91-36 in season opener for reigning champion

Stanford, CA – While the defending national champion Stanford (1-0) had no trouble putting away visiting Morgan State (0-2), the game was significant as it marked the first time the Cardinal played with fans in attendance at Maples Pavilion since…

Jacksonville takes down Minnesota on the road 69-66 in season opener

Jacksonville takes down Minnesota on the road 69-66 in season opener

And we’re just getting started…#JUPhinsUp x #RELENTLESS pic.twitter.com/W5GmXCZ5ps — Jacksonville WBB (@JAX_WBB) November 9, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS – A 8-2 run late in the fourth quarter pushed the Jacksonville University Dolphins to a 69-66 win over Minnesota in a closely contested…

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

Minnesota looks to ascend in Big Ten with high expectations for returnees

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota returns 12 players from last season and added four newcomers to its 2021-22 squad. The Gophers’ lone exhibition game, a 78-33 win against Minnesota Crookston at Williams Arena October 31, was the first game played at The…

Cal poised for improvement over last season with a strong cadre of returnees and a heralded freshman

Cal poised for improvement over last season with a strong cadre of returnees and a heralded freshman

Roster and Schedule After a dismal 2020-21 season, beset by injuries and the challenges of navigating strict Covid-19 protocols, things can only get better for the California Golden Bears this year. Cal’s 1-16 finish was just another mark symbolizing a…

New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year

New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year

New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere is the 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year. She is the first Liberty player to win the annual award. She received  47 votes from a national panel of 49 media members. Atlanta Dream guard…

NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

The NCAA released a report on “involving rules violations within Georgia Tech’s women’s basketball program that occurred from the 2016-17 academic year through February 2019.” The decision on violations came from the organization’s Division I Committee on Infractions (COI). The…

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

Tina Charles, Jonquel Jones and Courtney Vandersloot earn 2021 WNBA Peak Performer Awards

  The WNBA announced the 2021 Peak Performer Awards in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Washington Mystics center Tina Charles won the scoring leader honor. She averaged 23.4 points per game this regular season. This is the second time Charles has…

The Pac-12 announces conference matchups for the 2021-22 season

The Pac-12 announces conference matchups for the 2021-22 season

Conference matchups for the 2021-22 Pac-12 season are set. League play begins on Dec. 31 and runs through Feb. 26. The first weekend of action includes the reigning national champion Stanford taking on Washington and Washington State over the New…

Defending national champion Stanford announces stacked non-conference schedule

Defending national champion Stanford announces stacked non-conference schedule

True to form, defending national champion Stanford will have a competitive non-conference schedule this upcoming 2021-22 season. The Cardinal will compete against eight teams that saw NCAA Tournament action last season. The schedule features a rematch of its Final Four…

President Biden welcomes the Seattle Storm to the White House

President Biden welcomes the Seattle Storm to the White House

Full Transcript President Joe Biden welcomed the Seattle Storm to the White House on Monday to celebrate the team’s record-tying fourth WNBA Championship during the 2020 season. The last time a WNBA team visited the White House was in 2016…

Sun and Storm set for Commissioner’s Cup Championship, Leslie and Byington excited about the technology

Sun and Storm set for Commissioner’s Cup Championship, Leslie and Byington excited about the technology

The Connecticut Sun and the Seattle Storm will play in the inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game, Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, at 9 p.m. ET. The game pits the top squad from the East and…

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Full Olympic Results Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close…

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

With a dominant performance and a balanced scoring effort, the U.S. senior women’s national team beat Serbia 79-59 in the semifinals of the Tokyo Games to advance to the gold medal game. The victory marked the team’s 54th straight win…

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

Seattle Storm head coach Noelle Quinn inks multi-year extension

From the Storm: The Seattle Storm announced today that Head Coach Noelle Quinn has signed a multi-year extension. As per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I would like to thank the Storm owners and management for…

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

TV Schedule The U.S. had little trouble putting away the Australian Opals 79-55 in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Wednesday. The win marked 53 straight victories from the USA in Olympic competition dating from the1992 bronze medal…

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

From here on out I’ll like to be addressed as “Gold Medal Lish” ? pic.twitter.com/0yGKiWlnJK — Allisha Gray (@Graytness_15) July 28, 2021 In the inaugural 3×3 basketball Olympic competition, the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (8-1) won the gold…

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

TV/Streaming Schedule Led by first-time Olympian A’ja Wilson, the U.S. held off a determined Nigerian squad for an 81-72 victory in the first game of the Tokyo Summer Olympics preliminary round for both teams. The victory marked the 50th straight…

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

Atlanta Dream interim head coach Mike Petersen resigns “due to health reasons”

From the Dream: Interim Head Coach Mike Petersen has decided to step down from his current role with the Atlanta Dream due to health reasons. Assistant Coach Darius Taylor will assume the role as Interim Head Coach effective immediately.   “For…

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron in the stands to watch the USA vs. France women’s 3×3 game in the Group A pool round #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/K3DwYVbW8C — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) July 24, 2021 The debut of…

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Video courtesy USA Basketball Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were picked as the flag bearers for Team USA for the opening ceremony of…