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Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Huskies dominate Holy Cross in Doty’s return, Mosqueda-Lewis’ debut

Bill Gibbons and Holy Cross have played Geno Auriemma and the University of Connecticut in an ongoing series every year since 1986. On December 4, 1986, the first meeting in the series, Holy Cross defeated…

ACC, CAA and Patriot League action: James Madison gives coach 200th victory in win vs. American, Maryland takes down Georgetown

With No. 11 Maryland hosting No. 10 Georgetown and perennial CAA contender James Madison at preseason Patriot favorite American the passionate basketball fans of the D-M-V region (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) had an opportunity to choose…

USC overcomes jitters in home opener to defeat Fresno State

USC overcomes jitters in home opener to defeat Fresno State

LOS ANGELES - The USC Trojans overcame a lethargic start Friday to upend the Fresno State Bulldogs, 65-57, in the season opener for both teams. Jacki Gemelos had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the…

No. 1 Baylor demolishes Howard, 82-28

No. 1 Baylor demolishes Howard, 82-28

WACO, Texas — Baylor started out their regular season with a complete rout of Howard in front of a crowd of 7,587 at the Ferrell Center in Waco. The Lady Bears kept the Lady Bison…

Opening day overview: Top 25 matchups, schedule and WNIT matchups

Opening day overview: Top 25 matchups, schedule and WNIT matchups

Today is the beginning of the regular season of 2011-12 NCAA Division I women’s basketball. Overall, nearly 270 teams will play in over 130 games beginning with a matchup between Farleigh Dickinson and Boston College.

Loyola Marymount reloaded and ready to go

LOS ANGELES — The 2010-2011 season started out well for the Loyola Marymount Lions. They had four promising freshmen, a strong group of veterans, and a lot of energy. And in the first five games,…

No. 1 Baylor hosts Howard in Preseason WNIT

at Howard Lady Bison at Baylor Lady Bears 6:30 p.m. CT, Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV: None (Baylor All-Access) Series: 1-0 Baylor Career Records: Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey (298-78), 12th season at Baylor Howard…

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

UConn concludes preseason with dismantling of Pace Setters

The women's basketball season is beginning and teams are working the bugs out of their systems with their final pre-season games. Such was the case last night when the Connecticut Huskies took on Pace University…

Dishin & Swishin November 10, 2011 Podcast: Familiar faces, different places – Kevin McGuff, Joanne Boyle & Joy Cheek take on new challenges

Finally, it is time for the start of the regular season of NCAA women’s basketball. Of course, behind the scenes, a lot has been going on since the end of last year. Graduation took players…

Five questions with Kara: Lawson raises over $17K in honor of Summitt

This past week WNBA player and ESPN analyst Kara Lawson paid homage to her college coach, Tennessee’s Pat Summitt, by helping raise money for Alzheimer’s research.

Preseason polls give preview of 2012-12 women’s basketball landscape

Preseason polls give preview of 2012-12 women’s basketball landscape

In the past several weeks, conference preseason awards have given die-hard women's basketball fans a preview of what teams are predicted to dominate their respective leagues. The Great West, Mid-American, Northeast, Patriot, Southland and West…

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

A while back I had Teresa Edwards as a guest on Dishin & Swishin. We discussed the 1996 Olympic women's basketball team, the one that most consider the driving force behind the professional leagues that…

Dishin & Swishin October 20, 2011 Podcast: Twice the Pleasure of Hearing From Texas A&M’s Gary Blair

Dishin & Swishin October 20, 2011 Podcast: Twice the Pleasure of Hearing From Texas A&M’s Gary Blair

The WNBA season is over and it is time for women's basketball fans throughout the country to change their focus to that wonderful, wild season of college basketball. I know I cannot wait for the…

2011-12 WBB Big 12 Media Day – Live Thread

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the future of the Big 12 Conference remains precarious, women’s basketball coaches and players convene at the Sprint Center in Kansas City to talk about their expectations for the upcoming…

USC Trojans ready for a tough schedule that includes Texas A&M and Notre Dame

LOS ANGELES – It was late September, but it could have been late February the way the USC Trojans were going at it in a brief practice. They swarmed each other on defense in a…

Dishin & Swishin October 13, 2011 Podcast: Chasing the Dream – Mike Thibault and Pokey Chatman Discuss Their Teams

Pokey Chatman and the Chicago Sky [display_podcast] The WNBA season is in the books and the Minnesota Lynx completed their impressive run with a sweep of the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA finals. For the…

Interview: Tamika Catchings talks about working on her passion during the offseason while rehabbing from injury

WNBA 2011 MVP Tamika Catchings is going to skip going overseas to play this winter, as she rehabilitates her torn plantar fascia and gets ready for the 2012 Olympics. Being home in Indianapolis will also…

USA Basketball: Head coach Geno Auriemma’s view of the team during their European tour

While the WNBA season was heading toward its completion with the playoffs, available and healthy members of the USA Basketball Senior National Team were in Europe, participating in a training camp and tour, playing different…

2011 WNBA Finals: Game three coverage roundup

Game Recap: Hoopfeed.com || WNBA.com 2011 Finals Game 3 Quotes: Lynx wins the championship 2011 WNBA Finals – Game 3 Live Game Thread Lynx success makes die-hard fans “verklempt” as many take first-time trips to…

Minnesota Lynx complete sweep of the Dream, 73-61 in game three

LYNX WIN 2011 WNBA TITLE Billboard across from the Target Center in Minneapolis In a three game sweep, the Minnesota Lynx won the 2011 WNBA Championship in the league’s best-of-five series. The 73-61 victory gave…

2011 WNBA Finals – Game 3 Live Game Thread

Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream Friday, October 7, 2011 Philips Center, Atlanta 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2 The Lynx lead the series 2-0 1: Minnesota 88, Atlanta 74 2: Minnesota 101, Atlanta 95 Regular Season Matchups…

Lynx success makes die-hard fans “verklempt” as many take first-time trips to an away game during the Finals

Lynx fan Erica Mauter (right) with her wife Missy at game two. MINNEAPOLIS – Erica Mauter is among the Minnesota Lynx faithful who traveled to Atlanta to see her team attempt to sweep the Atlanta…

Bench play was key in Game 2 for the Lynx, Dream look to rebound from series deficit

Game 1: Minnesota 88, Atlanta 74 Game 2: Minnesota 101, Atlanta 95 Game 3: Friday, Oct, 7, 8 p.m. ET, Atlanta, ESPN2/ESPN3.com Thursday was a travel day for the Minnesota Lynx and the Atlanta Dream…

Dishin & Swishin October 6, 2011 Podcast: Stalking the Lynx – Brian Agler, Dan Hughes & Ann Meyers Drysdale Discuss Their Teams

[display_podcast] The Minnesota Lynx have run away with the 2011 WNBA season. To recap where we stand today, “Los Lynx”: completed the regular season with a 27-7 record, six games better than the next closest…

Seimone Augustus propels her team to victory, works past fatigue to give Lynx 2-0 series lead

Box score MINNEAPOLIS – Even with starting center Erika de Souza back in the lineup, the Atlanta Dream did not have enough stamina and firepower down the stretch to overcome a tenacious Minnesota Lynx in…