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Dishin & Swishin December 29, 2011 Podcast: A New Year’s present – Alysa Auriemma on life, health & basketball

Dishin & Swishin December 29, 2011 Podcast: A New Year’s present – Alysa Auriemma on life, health & basketball

Since there is that dreaded lull in the action between the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays when the student-athletes get a few rare days with their families, I started to think family would be…

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…

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…

USA Basketball Fall 2011 European Tour Squad

USA Basketball added two new members to its women’s national team pool before heading on a European tournament and training camp tour. Sophia Young and Danielle Robinson of the San Antonio Silver Stars will join…

Sophia Young and Kim Mulkey excited about the San Antonio star’s USA Basketball training camp invitation

Just weeks after becoming a United States citizen Sophia Young received an invitation to train and travel with the U.S. National Team. The San Antonio Silver Stars forward and former Baylor star will join the…

Dishin & Swishin: August 11, 2011 Podcast #3, Part 2 – A Tribute to Tara VanDerveer

[display_podcast] For a long time, I’ve been saying that the Naismith Hall of Fame has been way too slow in acknowledging the great players and coaches of the women’s game.  That said, they are slowly…

Notre Dame, Stanford, Tennessee Dominate World University Games Team

WUG Head coach Bill Fennelly Iowa State Coach Bill Fennelly is certainly going to have players with familiarity on their side when they go to China to represent the United States in the World University…

2011 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team finalists announced

Odyssey Sims (Steven Maikoski/USA Basketball) After three days of trials at the at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, USA Basketball chose 14 finalists from among 35 of the nation’s top collegians…

Players invited to 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team Trials

Trials for the 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team are set for May 22-25 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Invitations to the trials were issued by the USA Basketball…

Brittney Griner, Courtney Vandersloot added to USA Basketball Women’s National Team Training Camp roster

22 USA Women’s National Team Members Set To Attend May 10-12 Training Camp In Las Vegas From USA Basketball: Twenty-two members of the 2009-12 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, including all 12 who aided the…

USA Basketball announces 2010 FIBA World Championship team

USA Basketball announced the 12 women’s basketball players who will represent the United States at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Sept. 23 – Oct. 3 in the Czech Republic. The player selections, made by the…

Cappie Pondexter speaks: Getting rest, Team USA, Fashion Week and more

Basketball star Cappie Pondexter is not on the squad competing for a title at the 2010 FIBA World Championships in the Czech Republic that begin September 23. According to her Twitter account feed, she decided…

USA Basketball announces 14 finalists for the 2010 World Championship Team

USA Basketball wrapped up two weeks of exhibition games and training by announcing finalists for the 2010 World Championship squad. The 2010 FIBA World Championship begins September 23 in the Czech Republic, and the U.S.…

Video: USA U17 Women in the Pyrenees

Catch up with some of the USA U17 Women during their 11-hour bus trip from Alagan, Spain to Rodez, France, somewhere in the Pyrenees mountains. Their quest for the gold at the 2010 FIBA World…

U.S. national team beat the WNBA All-Stars 99-72

Box Score Sylvia Fowles scored 13 of her 23 points in the third quarter to lead the U.S. national team over the WNBA All-Stars 99-72 on Saturday in a midseason showcase. Fowles was named the…

2010 USA Women’s U18 National Team routs Argentina, 91-32

The USA Women’s U18 National beat Argentina 91-32 in the opening game of the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Chiney Ogwumike (Cy-Fair H.S./Cypress,…

For USA Basketball’s U18 team, Wednesday is show time

Photos courtesy USA Basketball The 12-member USA Under-18 National Team comes off two weeks of training to begin their quest Wednesday for the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women in Colorado Springs, Colo. They…

USA Basketball announces 2010 U18 National Team

USA Basketball announced the final, 12-player 2010 USA Women’s U18 National Team on June 13. Sixteen players participated in team trials. The USA women will compete in the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, June 23-27…

Week in Review

WNBL Kristi Harrower Australia’s WNBL kicked off their 30th season this week in Bulleen, north of Melbourne. Kristi Harrower of the Los Angeles Sparks signed to play with the Bendigo Bank Spirit. So far, she…

Top high school hoopsters compete at FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women

The USA Women’s U16 National Team landed in Mexico City yesterday for the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. The tournament is a qualifier for the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship scheduled for July 16-25 in…

Preliminary round scores from the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women in Thailand

  July 23 Preliminary Round France 89 Korea 47 Japan 85 Tunisia 64 Australia 75 Argentina 51 Russia 54 Canada 46 Spain 90 USA 86 Brazil 104 Thailand 45 Czech Republic 84 Lithuania 72 China…

Teresa Edwards named to 2009 U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Class

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) named five-time Olympian and four-time gold medalist Teresa Edwards as a member of the  2009 class to be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame presented by Allstate. Teresa’s…

Nation’s top women’s college players invited to 2009 USA Women’s World University Games Team Trials

USA Basketball invited 29 women’s college players to try out for the 12-member  2009 USA Women’s World University Games Roster. Trials will take place May 14-17 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs,…