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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…

USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/30/21

USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/30/21

The USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll – 11/30/21 Team records through Sunday’s games are in parentheses. Total points are based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and first-place votes received.…

Ole Miss leaves California with Raising the B.A.R. Invitational title

Ole Miss leaves California with Raising the B.A.R. Invitational title

Berkeley, CA – In Cal’s rebranded semi-annual holiday tournament, the Raising the B.A.R. Invitational, Ole Miss won the title downing the home team Saturday afternoon at Haas Pavilion. With multiple players in double-digits and a deep roster, the Rebels go…

Former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford suspended without pay for role in altercation

Former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford suspended without pay for role in altercation

  The league announced the following today: The WNBA announced today that former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford have been suspended without pay for their roles in an altercation outside of an Atlanta-area club in May and…

USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/23/21

USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/23/21

The USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll Team records through Sunday’s games are in parentheses. Total points are based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and first-place votes received. The poll…

WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/23/21

WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll for 11/23/21

The WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Women’s Basketball Coaches Poll. Team records through Sunday’s games are in parentheses. Total points are based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and first-place votes received. Rank School…

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…

No. 7 Stanford holds off upset-minded Gonzaga 66-62

No. 7 Stanford holds off upset-minded Gonzaga 66-62

?????? ?@lexiehulll fights for the board and @hannah_jump sinks the 3??!#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/T8gbZaZX9w — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) November 21, 2021 SPOKANE, Wash. — After a 61-56 loss against then-No. 25 Texas on Nov. 14, Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer acknowledged…

Cal continues hot streak, holds off UC San Diego 64-54

Cal continues hot streak, holds off UC San Diego 64-54

FINAL! Bears win and improve to 4-0. @jayda_curry has 20 to lead all scorers. pic.twitter.com/ZjOLI17AJl — Cal Basketball (@CalWBBall) November 21, 2021 Cal continued its red-hot streak to open the season with a 64-54 road win over UC San Diego…

The WNBA approved changes to the league’s playoff format and postseason seeding

The WNBA approved changes to the league’s playoff format and postseason seeding

Beginning with the 2022 season, the WNBA will have a new playoff format and postseason seeding structure. The new postseason structure includes three rounds of series-play using a best-of 3-5-5 format as approved by the league’s Board of Governors. “We…

Michaela Onyenwere receives her 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year trophy

Michaela Onyenwere receives her 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year trophy

The New York Liberty hosted an event to present the 2021 WNBA Rookie of the Year trophy to Liberty forward and UCLA graduate Michaela Onyenwere on Wed. Nov. 17. The celebration included a trophy presentation, a Q&A, and an autograph…

The USA will host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup

The USA will host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup

The defending FIBA World Cup champion, the USA, is set to host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup. Teams will play Feb. 10-13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The other hosts are Osaka, Japan, and Belgrade,…

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…