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UConn, Stanford, Baylor and Tennessee named #1 seeds in NCAA tourney

Printable bracket (PDF file) 2011 postseason WNIT field The NCAA Division I women’s basketball selection committee announced the seeds for the 2011 NCAA tournament Monday night. As expected UConn, Stanford, Baylor and Tennessee were named…

Baylor wins the Big 12 Championship, beats Texas A&M 61-58

Led by Brittney Griner’s 31 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks, Baylor defeated Texas A&M 61-58 in the final game of the Big 12 tournament Saturday afternoon. Texas A&M had an answer for every Baylor…

All higher-seeds advance in day one of the Big 12 tournament

In the first day of the Big 12 Championship, the higher-seeded team won all four first-round games and advanced to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2002. Attendance for the first session totaled 4,415…

Automatic Bids from the weekend’s tournaments

Automatic bids Duke – ACC Ohio State – Big Ten Princeton – Ivy Stetson – Atlantic Sun Tennessee – SEC Tennessee-Martin – Ohio Valley NCAA DI Tournaments: Dates and Sites

ACC Finals Preview: Duke vs. North Carolina

Championship Game#1 Duke vs. #6 North Carolina 1:00 p.m. ET TV: FOX Sports Net (List of Networks) Greensboro, NC – Between them they have 15 wins in the ACC tournament but you can throw out…

ACC Semifinals Recap

#1 Duke 74, #5 Georgia Tech 66 Duke’s freshmen were the story yesterday, but today it was all about the seniors; Krystal Thomas, Jasmine Thomas and Karima Christmas lead the way for the Blue Devils.…

A Look at the ACC semifinal matchups

2011 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament March 3-6 (Greensboro, N.C.) Tournament Bracket #5 Georgia Tech vs. #1 Duke Jasmine Thomas injured her knee against Wake Forest, she played 24 minutes against Wake Forest. Thomas will have…

A look at day one of the ACC Tourney, Maryland sent home while Miami continued its winning ways

2011 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament March 3-6 (Greensboro, N.C.) Tournament Bracket Georgia Tech 70, Maryland 64 The fifth-seeded Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets pulled an upset victory over fourth-seed Maryland in contest that featured seven ties…

2011 Division I women’s basketball conference tournaments schedule

Conference tournament TV schedule NCAA DI Tournament Selection Show: Monday, March 14, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN DI Women’s Basketball Selection Show Extended Coverage, Monday, March 14, 8 p.m. ET, ESPNU Updated: March 7, 2011 Conference…

Baylor launches Brittney Griner website: Griner42.com

Baylor Athletics announced the launch www.Griner42.com on Friday afternoon. The site will promote Baylor’s All-America and Player of the Year candidate, Brittney Griner.  It was created in partnership with CBS Interactive. “We are thrilled to…

MTSU junior Tina Stewart stabbed to death, school president reaches out to students

Photo: Middle Tennessee Athletics Middle Tennessee junior guard Tina Stewart died Wednesday night after being stabbed to death. Police arrested her roommate, Shanterrica Madden, an 18-year-old freshman, in connection with the murder according to the…

High School: McDonald’s announces finalists for the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award

McDonald’s announced the finalists for the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award today. The annual award recognizes the nation’s top boys and girls high school senior student-athletes. Winners will be announced March 15, 2011.…

Baylor senior Melissa Jones to sit out Senior Night due to injury

Video: Kim Mulkey talks about Melissa Jones’ head injury

Diana Taurasi’s defense against doping ban helps clear her name

The Turkish basketball federation lifted a provisional doping ban on basketball star Diana Taurasi Wednesday according to Fenerbahce, the club she plays for in Turkey. A Turkish-based World Anti-Doping Agency anti-doping control lab first reported…

2011 McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Team announced

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the McDonald’s All American High School Girls Basketball Game. Teams are made up of the country’s top players. A selection committee of prominent high school coaches, prep scouts…

Phoenix Suns and Mercury Managing Partner Robert Sarver issues statement on Diana Taurasi

Phoenix Suns and Mercury Managing Partner Robert Sarver issued a statement about Diana Taurasi today. The Mercury star tested positive in December for the banned stimulant modafinil while playing overseas in Turkey. “Throughout the time…

No. 1 Baylor sits atop the Big 12 after down-to-the-wire win over Texas A&M

Baylor freshman Odyssey Sims led all scorers with 25 points. Twitter Stream: No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0) beats No. 6 Texas A&M (18-2, 6-1) Photo Slideshow College Station, TEXAS – No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0)…

Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award finalists announced

Twenty NCAA Division I women’s basketball players who excel both on and off the court were selected as finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in basketball. Students must excel in four areas – community,…

Game Digest: No. 1 Baylor (18-1, 5-0) beats Texas Tech (16-3, 3-2)

Score: 64-51 Attendance: 10,379 (3rd largest in Baylor women’s basketball history) Officials: Eric Brewton, Amy Bonner, Billy Smith Statistical Leaders Preview Game Story and Photo Gallery Notes Stats Comparison Texas Tech Baylor Points 51 64…

Baylor routs Kansas in Lawrence, 76-37 and gets revenge for men’s loss

Video highlights Baylor got revenge on Kansas for a drubbing their men’s team received from the Jayhawks Monday night in Waco. Twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris led Kansas in an 85-65 victory over the…

Top-ranked Baylor heads to Kansas to face the Jayhawks

No. 1 Baylor (16-1, 3-0) at Kansas (14-3, 1-2) Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7 p.m. CST Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Fieldhouse (16,300) TV: Sunflower Radio: 92.9 FM Video stream and live stats: KUAthletics.com Series: Baylor leads…

Baylor still on top of AP Poll

The Baylor Lady Bears remain atop of the Associated Press women’s basketball poll. After toppling UConn three weeks ago, Baylor solidified its position over the past week with wins in the Big 12 conference. The…

All Baylor players get minutes in 70-39 rout of Oklahoma State

Baylor’s Brittney Griner and OSU’s Kendra Suttles Photo Slideshow WACO, Texas – Baylor continued its winning ways with a 70-39 win over Oklahoma State Saturday night in Waco in front of a crowd of 9,038…

Oklahoma State in Waco to face No. 1 Baylor tonight

vs. No. 1 Baylor (15-1, 2-0) hosts Oklahoma State (12-3, 0-2) Saturday, January 15, 2011, Ferrell Center (10,284) TV: None Video/audio/live stats: www.BaylorBears.com (audio and video require a fee Radio: 92.9 FM – Rick May…

Texas A&M approves contract extension for Gary Blair through 2015

Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved a contract extension for head women’s basketball coach Gary Blair through 2015. “Coach Blair has created a culture of excellence in Aggie women’s basketball unlike anything ever…