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Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is one step closer to a fourth WNBA title after topping Las Vegas 104-91 in game two of the Finals

Seattle is just one game away from another WNBA championship Video Highlights Video courtesy Seattle Storm With consecutive victories to start the WNBA Finals, the Seattle Storm forced a win-or-go-home situation for the Las Vegas Aces. With a 104-91 victory…

A’ja Wilson named 2020 WNBA Player of the Year, Cheryl Reeve wins COY, Crystal Dangerfield earns ROY

A’ja Wilson named 2020 WNBA Player of the Year, Cheryl Reeve wins COY, Crystal Dangerfield earns ROY

After her outstanding performance during a truncated 22-game per team season, it’s no surprise that the league named Las Vegas Aces forward A’ja Wilson as the Player of the Year. The Minnesota Lynx’s Crystal Dangerfield earned the Rookie of the…

Emma Meesseman leads Washington in 103-91 win over Aces, Mystics take 2-0 lead in semifinal series

Emma Meesseman leads Washington in 103-91 win over Aces, Mystics take 2-0 lead in semifinal series

Emma Meesseman has a career night as Washington tops Las Vegas for 2-0 series lead Notes || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – With a sea of scarlet pom poms, red blinking wristbands and a sell out 4,200 crowd in Entertainment…

The good, bad and ugly about Washington surviving Las Vegas, 97-95, kicking off semifinal series

The good, bad and ugly about Washington surviving Las Vegas, 97-95, kicking off semifinal series

Meesseman has playoff career high as Mystics survive Aces in semifinals game one Notes || Shot Charts || Draft Lottery Results WASHINGTON D.C. – Sixteen lead changes and ten ties had the 3,968 fans in Entertainment and Sports Arena on…

Run it Back: Washington Mystics excited for first semifinal battle against Las Vegas

Run it Back: Washington Mystics excited for first semifinal battle against Las Vegas

Washington D.C. – The Washington Mystics’ “Run it Back” campaign to avenge their 2018 Finals loss shifts into the postseason Tuesday night. Entertainment and Sports Arena welcomes the Las Vegas Aces to face off with the Mystics at 8:30 p.m…

Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory

Los Angeles Sparks outpace Las Vegas Aces in second half for 76-68 victory

Video || Stats || Shot Charts LOS ANGELES – Less than two minutes into Thursday night’s heavily anticipated, nationally televised game between the Las Vegas Aces and the Los Angeles Sparks, Aces All-Star center Liz Cambage picked up her second…

Candace Parker helps Los Angeles Sparks top Las Vegas Aces 86-74 to halt losing streak

Candace Parker helps Los Angeles Sparks top Las Vegas Aces 86-74 to halt losing streak

Three Sparks players score 18 points each in win over Las Vegas I asked Kalani Brown about the mix-up with Liz Cambage: “She told me she was gonna pull my hair out – I just didn’t think she would really…

Las Vegas Aces handle Los Angeles Sparks 83-70 in season opener

Las Vegas Aces handle Los Angeles Sparks 83-70 in season opener

Stats || Shot Chart The Las Vegas Aces had no trouble down the stretch keeping the Los Angeles Sparks at bay in an 83-70 win at Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday night. Led by four players in double digits, the…

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson unanimously selected as 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson unanimously selected as 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year

Las Vegas Aces forward/center A’ja Wilson is the 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year. The South Carolina graduate was a unanimous selection, receiving all 39 votes from a national panel of media. During her first pro season, she averaged rookie…

A’ja Wilson earns Rookie of the Month for second month in a row

A’ja Wilson earns Rookie of the Month for second month in a row

Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson is the the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The 2018 All-Star garnered the honor for the second month in a row. Wilson led all rookies with game averages of…

Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Bench contributes 41 points in Washington’s win over Las Vegas Rookie Ariel Atkins (@HeirTrip) had a big 2nd half for @WashMystics, finishing with 15 PTS in a W! #WatchMeWork pic.twitter.com/FmFnzYAVJM — WNBA (@WNBA) May 23, 2018 WASHINGTON –The Washington Mystics…

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

After a stellar college career, A’ja Wilson is first pick in 2018 WNBA Draft, already thinking about ways to improve her game

Wilson Draft and Career Notes || 2018 WNBA Draft Results || 2018 WNBA Key Dates While it was no surprise that Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer selected A’ja Wilson with the team’s first pick in the 2018 WNBA…

Parade Day: South Carolina governor Henry McMaster declares April 9 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day

Watch the Parade (WISTV) South Carolina’s governor Henry McMaster declared Sunday, April 9, 2017 to be Gamecock Women’s Basketball Day in South Carolina. The 2017 NCAA Division I national champions will be honored in Columbia today with a parade that…

Video: South Carolina ready for the challenge of Florida State in Elite Eight

Video: South Carolina ready for the challenge of Florida State in Elite Eight

Video: NCAA STOCKTON, Calif. – South Carolina defeated Quinnipiac to advance to the Elite Eight for the third time in program history. The Gamecocks will face Florida State March 27 in an attempt to reach the Final Four. Transcript of Press Conference…

South Carolina ends Quinnipiac’s Cinderella run, Gamecocks return to Elite Eight

South Carolina ends Quinnipiac’s Cinderella run, Gamecocks return to Elite Eight

Team Statistical Comparison STOCKTON, Calif. –  South Carolina (30-4) is now in the Elite Eight, after a 100-58 trouncing of Quinnipiac (29-7) in the Stockton Region of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon. This marks the second appearance of South Carolina…

Media predicts South Carolina to win the 2017 SEC title; Preseason POY: A’ja Wilson

South Carolina was predicted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Gamecocks enter the 2016-17 campaign as the three-time reigning SEC regular-season champions,…

Dishin & Swishin 02/04/16 Podcast: Talking with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel about the latest in NCAA and WNBA news

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Every now and then it is nice to just get together with a friend…

A’ja Wilson named 2015 USA Basketball Female Athlete Of The Year

In recognition of her spectacular, MVP performance at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship in Russia this past summer, A’ja Wilson (South Carolina/Hopkins, S.C.) today was named the 2015 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year. “It means the world…

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). This weekend the NCAA women’s basketball season tips off. So Dishin & Swishin asks you, if you had…

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

Dishin & Swishin 10/29/15 Podcast: Dawn Staley readies South Carolina for a championship run

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Welcome to college basketball season! On the heels of coming very close to the national championship game last…

South Carolina picked by media to win SEC in 2015-16

  From the SEC: South Carolina was predicted to win the 2016 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Gamecocks are coming off the first NCAA Final…

USA beats Russia for 78-70 victory and sixth-straight U19 gold medal

USA beats Russia for 78-70 victory and sixth-straight U19 gold medal

Notes || Quotes || USA Photo Gallery The United States earned its sixth consecutive FIBA U19 Women’s World Championship gold after successfully holding off host nation Russia 78-70 in Sunday’s final. South Carolina Gamecocks sophomore A’ja Wilson’s 30 points set a…

2015 USA U19 World Championship team announced

USA Basketball announced the 2015 USA U19 World Championship team. The USA squad is on a quest to capture a sixth-consecutive gold medal at the U19 Worlds, will compete in the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, hosted from July 18-26…

Dishin & Swishin 8/01/13 Podcast: Celebrating USA Gold with coaches Sherri Coale and Katie Meier; Monique Currie and the Mystics, Camille Little and the Storm look to hold on

Dishin & Swishin 8/01/13 Podcast: Celebrating USA Gold with coaches Sherri Coale and Katie Meier; Monique Currie and the Mystics, Camille Little and the Storm look to hold on

[display_podcast] It has certainly been a golden summer for USA Basketball. First, the USA World University Games team won the gold medal Kazan, Russia. Loaded with guards and short on centers, USA Basketball swept through pool play by defeating the…

USA Basketball announces 2013 Women’s U19 World Championship Team

Candice Agee (Penn State / Victorville, Calif.) Nia Coffey (Hopkins H.S. / Minneapolis, Minn.) Bashaara Graves (Tennessee / Clarksville, Tenn.) Gabby Green (St. Mary’s College H.S. / Oakland, Calif.) Linnae Harper (Whitney Young H.S. / Chicago, Ill.) Moriah Jefferson (Connecticut…