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2016 McDonald’s All American Games Girls Nominees

The 2016 McDonald’s All American Games will tip-off on March 30, 2016. The 15th annual Girls Game will air live on ESPNU at 5:30 p.m. CT. A decision on the location of the 2017 Games and beyond will be made…

WBCA High School Players of the Week, Jan. 3, 2016

The WBCA has announced the winners of its High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 3. In its inaugural year the WBCA High School Player of the Week is presented to a…

WBCA High School Players of the Week – Week ending Dec. 6, 2015

The WBCA High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps for the week ending Sunday, Dec, 6, have been named, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. In its inaugural year, the WBCA High School Player of the Year…

WBCA and MaxPreps to honor best high school players with a weekly award

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and MaxPreps have formed an agreement to create a player of the week award for high school girls.  Each week the two organizations will select one player from each of nine districts for the honor. Winners will be…

USA Today: 2015-16 American Family Insurance All-USA preseason girls basketball team

USA Today Photo Gallery Erin Boley Year: Senior Position: F Height: 6-2 School: Elizabethtown, Ky. Notre Dame signee Rellah Boothe Year: Junior Position: PF Height: 6-1 School: IMG Academy Mikayla Boykin Year: Junior Height: 5-9 School: Clinton, N.C. Chassity Carter…

USA Basketball to conduct youth camps for girls in 7th to 12th grades in California and North Carolina

USA Basketball will conduct two Youth Development Regional Skills Camps open to girls basketball players in 7th-12th grades this October. The West regional will take place from Oct. 17-18 at Jamtown in Oakland, California. Registration/Details The East regional camp will…

National High School Coaches Association Awards for girl’s basketball announced

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced its annual awards today: Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year Katie Lou Samuelson, Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, California Katie Lou Samuelson capped-off an incredible high school career with a season that…

Asia Durr named Parade’s 2015 Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Louisville commit Asia Durr (St. Pius X Catholic, Atlanta, Ga.) is Parade’s 2015 Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The full roster for the Parade All-America High School Girls Basketball Team: Seniors Only Name Pos. High School Height College Kristine Anigwe C…

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

Dishin & Swishin 04/02/15 Podcast: Doug Bruno helps break down the NCAA tournament and Final Four

[display_podcast] The NCAA women’s basketball season nears its conclusion with the Final Four in Tampa. Sunday night. The semifinals will have overall top seed Connecticut facing Maryland in the nightcap, preceded by South Carolina playing Notre Dame. The winners meet…

Katie Lou Samuelson named the 2015 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year

Katie Lou Samuelson, Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, California) Katie Lou Samuelson is the 2015 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year presented by Hilton Worldwide and the fifth player to come from a California high school.…

2014-15 Gatorade State Girl’s Basketball Players of the Year

Photos and Bios RUTHY HEBARD WEST VALLEY HS, AK SHAQUERA WADE HUNTSVILLE HS, AL JORDAN DANBERRY CONWAY HS, AR KRISTINE ANIGWE DESERT VISTA HS, AZ KATIE LOU SAMUELSON MATER DEI HS, CA MICHAELA ONYENWERE GRANDVIEW HS, CO KIAH GILLESPIE CAPITAL…

Connecticut recruit Katie Lou Samuelson named the 2015 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year

The McDonald’s All American Games and Hall of Fame Coach and Selection Committee Chair, Morgan Wootten named Connecticut recruit Katie Lou Samuelson as the girl’s 2015 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year The award recognizes the best McDonald’s All American…

Katie Lou Samuelson is the 2015 WBCA High School Player of the Year, WBCA High School All-America Team announced

Release from the WBCA: Katie Lou Samuelson of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, is the 2015 WBCA High School Player of the Year and headlines the 2015 WBCA High School All-America Team, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association…

Lisa Leslie and Leta Andrews among finalists for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Leta Andrews, the all-time winningest high school coach, and three-time WNBA MVP Lisa Leslie are among the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame finalists for the Class of 2015. “The finalists for the Class of 2015 are a group of very distinguished…

2015 McDonald’s All American Games final rosters announced

2015 McDonald’s All American Games final rosters announced

McDonald’s announced the list of high school seniors who will play in the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games taking place on April 1 at Chicago’s United Center. Players were nominated by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s…

Naismith Awards Girls’ High School Player of the Year Mid-season Team

Presented annually to the high school basketball player who achieves great success on the court. Key announcement dates: Semifinalists – Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Finalists – Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Winner – Friday, March 6, 2015 Voters  Name Hometown High School…

2015 McDonald’s All American Games Nominations

2015 McDonald’s All American Games Nominations

McDonald’s announced the list of high school seniors nominated for the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games taking place on April 1 at Chicago’s United Center. The nominees from across the country are now eligible to make the final team of…

2014-15 Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Watch List

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the Naismith Trophy Girl’s High School Player of the Year Watch List on Tuesday. The preseason list includes 20 of the best high school prospects in the nation. Since 1987, the Naismith Trophy recognizes the…

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 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

Dishin & Swishin 11/05/14 Podcast: Coming off a record-breaking season, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw gets ready to do it again

[display_podcast] Coach Muffet McGraw and her 2014-15 Notre Dame Fighting Irish kick off their year with a preseason contest tonight versus Ferris State. What better way to get ready for it than a special Wednesday Dishin & Swishin podcast with…

2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team roster announced

Red, White, and Blue! Here you have it, the 2014 USA Women's U17 World Championship Team. #USABWU17 #RoadToGold pic.twitter.com/r38jG8dWiV — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) May 26, 2014 After four days of trials that began with 145 players on the court at…

Thirty-nine elite players accept invites to 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials

Thirty-nine players, including all 12 members of the gold-medal winning 2013 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team and 19 others with experience from the 2013 USA U16 National Team Trials, have accepted invitations to attend USA Basketball’s 2014 USA Women’s…

2013-14 Gatorade Player of the Year State Winners

The Gatorade Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize and celebrate outstanding high school student-athletes for athletic achievement, academic excellence and exemplary character. All final selection decisions are the result of a collaborative effort between USA…

Rosters announced for the 2014 McDonald’s All American Game, UCLA has most commits participating

The McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Games unveiled the official rosters for the 13th Annual Girl’s Game during a selection show on ESPNU. The nation’s top annual high school basketball all-star event will again be played at Chicago’s United…

Full list:  2014 McDonald’s All American Games nominees

Full list: 2014 McDonald’s All American Games nominees

McDonald’s today announced its list of nearly 1,000 high school seniors who have been nominated for the 2014 McDonald’s All American Games, taking place on Wed., April 2 at Chicago’s United Center. Ohio boasts the highest number of nominees this…