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UConn wins the showdown with Stanford

#4 UConn used a suffocating full-court press and 25 points from freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis to defeat #5 Stanford tonight, 68-58.Best and worst of the game.Of course ESPN is making comparisons between Mosqueda-Lewis and Maya Moore, whose jersey M-L...

Oregon 75, Portland State 71

Eugene, Ore. - The Ducks fought off a second-half rally by a scrappy Vikings team to win, 75-71. Senior forward Amanda Johnson notched 30 points and 19 rebounds - her second consecutive 30-plus game.The most important of freshman Jordan Loera's…

Big Sunday hoops

#1 Baylor downed #2 Notre Dame 94-81, on the back of Brittney Griner's 32 points and 14 rebounds.But that game almost paled in comparison to the upset of the week: #3 Tennessee lost to unranked Virginia in overtime, 69-64. Was…

Upset city continues

The Tulane Green Waves upended #21 LSU last night in overtime, 65-62.#16 Georgetown snapped out of their slump by throttling Houston.Whitney Hand's late basket helped the #14 Sooners avoid an upset.DePaul redeemed themselves from Friday's loss by beati...

Oklahoma State family remembers

Oklahoma State community still reeling after tragedy.The weather has been ruled out as a cause of the plane crash.Stillwater residents react.Ongoing coverage from News OK.Remembering Miranda Serna.Kansas State Coach Deb Patterson reflects upon Kurt Budke.

Busy college hoops day ahead

There are 70 games today. And some of the teams playing in tournaments play twice - just like in high school. Key match ups.More on last night:Oregon held on to beat Illinois, 77-74. Senior Amanda Johnson poured in 31 points…

One more upset: San Diego State 82, #18 DePaul, 74

They're being slow to post tonight, but I watched it on gametracker a while ago. The two teams are playing in the Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, and were tied 33-all at halftime. San Diego State…

Nebraska 68, #22 USC 50

Lincoln, Neb. - The USC Trojans started a two-game road trip flat in their shooting and rebounding, and ended up on the wrong side of an 18-point differential to the Nebraska Cornhuskers.USC was 20 percent (7 for 35) from the…

Catching up with other news

The Oklahoma State tragedy made all other news pale in comparison. Now we catch up......Last night's games:Four Cal Bears scored in double figures as they overcame Sacramento State, 85-61. Talia Caldwell had 17, Justine Hartman 16, Reshanda Gray 15 and...

More on Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna

It was almost 11 years ago that an eerily similar tragedy struck Oklahoma State University. Now, with the deaths of basketball coaches Kurt Budke and Miranda Serna, the OSU community is saying, "not again."Budke had worked his way to the…

Oklahoma State Coach Kurt Budke, assistant Miranda Serna killed in plane crash

It's been a few hours since I heard the news that Oklahoma State Coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna were killed in a plane crash, and I am still reeling.Budke was in his seventh season with the Cowgirls.They…

Smidgens

Former Virginia coach Debbie Ryan was presented the Joe Lapchick Character Award today.Dishin & Swishin speaks with Debbie Antonelli, Michelle Smith, John Altavila and Abby Waner as part of a panel interview.So many games today, which I will discuss to...

Tennessee Lady Vols, 2011-2012

Coach Pat Summitt talks with assistants Mickie DeMoss, Holly Warlick and Dean Lockwood before a recent practice.(photo by Maria Cornelius)____________________My annual tradition of interviewing scout.com writer/reporter Maria Cornelius continues this y...

LSU beats Georgetown

#20 LSU downed #14 Georgetown, 51-40.Other college:Gonzaga hopes to recapture the magic of last season.As usual, expectations are high for the Marist Red Foxes.Taber Spani is the Lady Vols' only junior.Oregon Coach Paul Westhead talks about the Ducks' ...

University of Tennessee rejects discrimination claim by women’s athletics employees

The claimants were associate Athletics Director for Women’s Sports Medicine Jenny Moshak, Assistant Athletics Director for Women’s Strength and Conditioning Heather Mason and Associate Director for Women’s Strength and Conditioning Collin Schloss...

USA Today/ESPN top 25 still mostly the same

Baylor is still numero uno, and Tennessee is likely still numero tres after defeating #7 Miami tonight. ESPN version.#4 UConn kicked Pacific's booties for their 85th consecutive home win. Former Husky Maya Moore had advised the team to keep it…

Cal State Northridge 79, Loyola Marymount University 62

CSUN dominated LMU last night, holding them to 28 percent shooting with stifling defense. Second-year Matador Coach Jason Flowers has done amazing things with this team, from development to recruiting. They have six players six feet tall and up -…

The life and times of Tayshana Murphy

Deep, thorough story on Tayshana Murphy - the New York City star high school hooper who was shot and killed Sept. 11.

Timeout for workout tips

Washington Mystics teammates Crystal Langhorne and Marissa Coleman talk about the importance of off-season workouts, and trying to improve weaknesses.Workout one.Workout two.Workout three.

Naismith Award nominees announced

The 2012 Naismith Hall of Fame nominees are Jennifer Azzi, Teresa Weatherspoon, Katrina McClain and Rebecca Lobo.Renee Montgomery issued a statement as to why she left her Hungarian team a few weeks ago.One long-time fan's take on Pat Summitt and…

Imani Stafford chooses Texas

#10 Imani Stafford is headed to Texas to be a Longhorn. Texas is looking good now.#17 Kahleah Cooper has picked Rutgers. ESPN's Rutgers analysis.

College season in full swing

I watched the Cal at #17 Rutgers game online today. The Scarlet Knights looked better than they have in years in their 73-70 victory. The Cal Bears were ridiculously good considering how young they are. Basketball veterans have been here…

Cali High School Showcase 2011

Yesterday's Cali High School Showcase 2011, at Cal State Dominguez Hills, brought out some of Southern California's top teams. And it's true: the basketball world order in this part of the universe has changed.Mater Dei 58, Serra 44The score is…

The rest of the teams kick off season today

Rutgers is returning to Coach Vivian Stringer's infamous "55" press this season, and today they'll try it out on the visiting Cal Bears. Tipoff is at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST.Tennessee's first victim today is Pepperdine.UConn, trying to adjust to…

LSU Coach Nikki Caldwell is pregnant

First-year LSU Coach Nikki Caldwell is expecting a child, due in March.I'm speechless. But I sense there will be some kind of March Madness plot twist at the end of this.