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Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are approaching the 2020-21 season as a fresh start.  And no one is looking more for this than third-year head coach Lindsay Whalen. Whalen’s second year at the helm virtually hit the skids shortly after Big…

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…

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

The Seattle Storm began its 20th season with a victory Stats || Shot Charts Led by forward Natasha Howard who tallied a double-double, the Seattle Storm broke away from a halftime tie to top the Phoenix Mercury 77-68 in a…

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart named 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player, teammate Natasha Howard earned Most Improved Player

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart named 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player, teammate Natasha Howard earned Most Improved Player

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart is the 2018 WNBA Most Valuable Player. It is the first MVP award for the three-year veteran and the the second winner for the Storm, joining three-time MVP Lauren Jackson (2003, 2007 and 2010). Stewart,…

Breanna Stewart and Seattle Storm lead WNBA’s most popular jersey and merchandise lists

From the league: Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm captured the top spots on the WNBA’s lists of best-selling jerseys and team merchandise, the WNBA announced today. Based on WNBAStore.com sales since the start of the 2016 regular season, the…

Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart named WNBA Rookie of the Month for May 2016

Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm was named the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in May. The University of Connecticut graduate led all newcomers in points (17.4 ppg), rebounds (8.8 rpg) and blocks (2.0 bpg) and was…

Media company Cycle producing documentary series about Breanna Stewart’s first pro season

Fans will get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Breanna Stewart’s debut season in the WNBA via a documentary series produced by media company Cycle. From Cycle: Here’s the first episode of “Season One,” Cycle’s new video series chronicling Breanna Stewart’s first…

Candace Parker spoils debut of Breanna Stewart with 34-point explosion as Sparks beat Storm 96-66

By Cheryl Coward and Lee Michaelson Los Angeles Sparks veteran forward Candace Parker spoiled the professional debut of the most decorated women’s college basketball player in history Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, leading her team to a 96-66 victory over…

Nike creates KD8 NIKEiD for Breanna Stewart featuring Seattle Storm colors

Nike creates KD8 NIKEiD for Breanna Stewart featuring Seattle Storm colors

Photos: Nike, Inc. From Nike: After completing a historic collegiate career, Breanna Stewart begins the next chapter in her athletic journey this Sunday, when the Seattle Storm visits the Los Angeles Sparks in the player’s first professional regular season game. This KD8 NIKEiD shoe, specially designed for…

Morgan Tuck leads UConn in Final Four win over Oregon State, 80-51, Huskies return to title game

Morgan Tuck leads UConn in Final Four win over Oregon State, 80-51, Huskies return to title game

FINAL: #UConn 80, Oregon St. 51. Huskies are headed to their 4th-straight national championship game. #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/qgAmhDaAUH — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) April 3, 2016 Notes || Tweets INDIANAPOLIS — No. 1 overall seed Connecticut (37-0) never trailed against Oregon…

Dishin & Swishin 3/31/16 Podcast: Doug Bruno is back to break down the 2016 Final Four

[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). In what has become an annual occurrence, we are pleased to have DePaul University head…

UConn rolls over Mississippi State and into the Elite Eight in Bridgeport Regional, 98-38

FINAL: #UConn 98, Miss. State 38. Huskies win with the largest margin of victory ever in #Sweet16 history. pic.twitter.com/whHRfeci2w — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 26, 2016 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. On the heels of the upset losses handed to fellow top seeds…

First meeting between UConn and Mississippi State among highlights of Bridgeport Regional

I've got my two point guards, let's go to The Sweet 16! pic.twitter.com/0aMvTwTvyo — Vic Schaefer (@CoachVic_UT) March 24, 2016 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The pursuit of history resumes for the UConn women’s basketball program tomorrow morning in nearby Bridgeport, Connecticut.…

Stewart, Jefferson, Tuck lead UConn’s charge into Sweet 16

FINAL: #UConn 97, @DuqWBB 51. Tuck and Mo had 20 pts apiece and Stewie tallied 21 pts and 16 rebs. #Going4Eleven pic.twitter.com/ePE4qajPTQ — UConn Women’s Basketball (@UConnWBB) March 22, 2016 STORRS, Conn. – In their final game as a trio…

American Athletic Conference Final: Another title for Auriemma, another trophy for Stewart

American Athletic Conference Final: Another title for Auriemma, another trophy for Stewart

Our @American_WBB Champions are @UConnWBB pic.twitter.com/vuEmD8BSQ0 — The American (@American_Conf) March 8, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – South Florida certainly seems to have the recipe for getting off to fast starts against UConn. For the second straight game, the Bulls jumped…

American Athletic Conference Semifinal: UConn dominates early, rolls over Tulane 82-35

A look at the stat breakdown from @UConnWBB's 82-35 win over @GreenWaveWBB pic.twitter.com/EApEyDwNhh — American WBB (@American_WBB) March 6, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – For most teams, having their All-Americans, the players expected to go one-two in the WNBA draft in…

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals afternoon session: UConn & Tulane advance

American Athletic Conference quarterfinals afternoon session: UConn & Tulane advance

Our first semifinal is set for tomorrow!@GreenWaveWBB vs @UConnWBB pic.twitter.com/lbWUWGljT4 — American WBB (@American_WBB) March 5, 2016 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Quarterfinal play in the American Athletic Conference tournament opened with two games. Fifth-seeded Tulane upset fourth-seeded Memphis, 70-64 in the…

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

UConn and Auriemma surprise associate head coach Chris Dailey with plaque on “Huskies of Honor” wall

STORRS, Conn. – The No. 1 Connecticut Huskies, riding their unprecedented run of success, seem to have at least one person on the All-American team each season. That honor affords the player the right to have their jersey number immortalized…

No. 1 UConn celebrates their seniors, takes care of Tulane, 80-40

STORRS, Conn. – It was the best of times and the worst of times for the UConn Huskies Saturday afternoon at Gampel Pavilion. They started the day honoring their four seniors: Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson, Morgan Tuck, and Briana Pulido.…

Stewart, Jefferson and Tuck: Always together in UConn lore

STORRS, Conn. – Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson came to Connecticut together, won three championships (to date), and today will go up on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. Along with Morgan Tuck, they are on the verge of becoming the…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [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). At senior day festivities…

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

With USA Basketball’s senior national team training camp as a backdrop, Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller met with the media to discuss his initial thoughts on his team, the upcoming WNBA draft and more. The Sun had the youngest…

Under watchful eye of Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball Senior National Team opens camp

STORRS, Conn. – Sixteen of the best players in the world convened at the current mecca of women’s college basketball, Storrs, Conn., for the first training camp of this Olympic year. They came from all over the world, literally, to…

Dishin & Swishin 2/18/16 Podcast: Discussing WNBA Mock Drafts with Howard Megdal

[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). For years, fans of the NFL and NBA have been trying to guess the order…