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U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close game in the…

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez selected as flag bearers for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Video courtesy USA Basketball Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were picked as the flag bearers for Team USA for the opening ceremony of…

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…

South Carolina releases 2020-21 non-conference schedule

South Carolina releases 2020-21 non-conference schedule

South Carolina announced an eight-game 2020-21 non-conference schedule that includes hosting three contests. The team will also play eight SEC games at home. “Scheduling was more challenging this season, and we appreciate everyone’s patience as we worked through how to…

Tyasha Harris selected as the winner of the 2020 Dawn Staley Award

Tyasha Harris selected as the winner of the 2020 Dawn Staley Award

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced that Tyasha Harris is the 2020 Dawn Staley Award winner. Harris, a senior all-American guard from South Carolina, averaged 12.1 points and 5.7 assists per game this past season. She led her team to…

Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

Final STI/Hoopfeed Poll of the Season: South Carolina finishes at No. 1, Baylor tumbles

South Carolina ended the season as the No. 1 team in the nation South Carolina’s press conference after beating Mississippi State in the SEC tournament title game Voting panel || Coach reactions to NCAA tournament cancellation The 2019-2020 postseason came…

Brenda Frese enters 18th season at Maryland, expectations high for the Terps

Brenda Frese enters 18th season at Maryland, expectations high for the Terps

College Park, Md. — Brenda Frese isn’t slowing down. She’s leading the Maryland Terrapins for the 18th season and expectations are reasonably high for the 2019-2020 campaign. Last year, success was in her hands, but after the team earned the 2019…

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville senior guard Asia Durr is the recipient of the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. “The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed during her…

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award

LaChina Robinson is the recipient of the 2018 Dawn Staley Excellence in Broadcasting Award the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced today. The award was established in 2017 to honor women in broadcasting who have excelled in covering women’s college basketball. Vera Jones…

Mississippi State avenges title loss against foe South Carolina to stay undefeated

Mississippi State avenges title loss against foe South Carolina to stay undefeated

FINAL INFOGRAPHIC | @VictoriaVivians played like a QUEEN in tonight’s big game!#HailState pic.twitter.com/DAQqtLaMM8 — Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) February 6, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (24-0, SEC 10-0) avenged their 2017 national championship loss with a 67-53…

South Carolina: NCAA denies transfer waiver for Te’a Cooper

South Carolina: NCAA denies transfer waiver for Te’a Cooper

From South Carolina: South Carolina Athletics was informed today by the NCAA that the waiver of the transfer year in residence for Te’a Cooper was denied. Cooper will have two years of eligibility remaining, beginning with the 2018-19 season. Cooper…

South Carolina: Dawn Staley receives contract extension

After coaching South Carolina to its first national championship, Dawn Staley received a four-year contract extension through 2024-25. This is the second extension for the heralded coach in the last two years. In 2015, the USC Board of Trustees increased…

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…

Passing the torch with net: Carolyn Peck and Dawn Staley build a tradition

When Dawn Staley succeeds at something in the public eye, you can expect the following. She will always thank God followed by her staff, past and present players, family and supporters of women’s basketball. Plus, one more group. She will…

Dawn Staley coaches South Carolina to first-ever national championship for Gamecocks

Dawn Staley coaches South Carolina to first-ever national championship for Gamecocks

DALLAS – In a sold-out American Airlines Center, three-time Olympian and current U.S. women’s basketball national team coach, Dawn Staley led her squad, the No. 1-seeded South Carolina Gamecocks, to victory over No. 2-seeded Mississippi State, 67-55, in front of…

Phenom vs. Master: Dawn Staley and Tara VanDerveer go head-to-head in a Final Four with strong Olympic flavor

Phenom vs. Master: Dawn Staley and Tara VanDerveer go head-to-head in a Final Four with strong Olympic flavor

DALLAS – After beating Florida State in the Elite Eight of this year’s NCAA Tournament, South Carolina’s Dawn Staley described the opportunity to coach in the Final Four along with two former head coaches of the U.S. Women’s Olympic basketball…

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…

Video: South Carolina’s Dawn Staley previews Sweet 16 matchup vs. Quinnipiac

Video: NCAA 2017 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Stockton Region #12 Quinnipiac Bobcats (29-6, 17-3 MAAC) vs. #1 South Carolina Gamecocks (29-4, 14-2 SEC) Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:00 p.m. (PT) / 4:00 p.m. (ET) Location: Stockton Arena, Stockton, California…

Dawn Staley named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020

Dawn Staley named head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020

Press conference video || Reactions from Staley’s former coach and teammates USA Basketball announced South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley as the new head coach of the USA Basketball Women’s National Team through 2020. The press conference announcing her appointment was…

2017 Dawn Staley Award Midseason Watch List

In 2013, the Phoenix Club of Philadelphia established the Dawn Staley Award to recognize the nation’s best guard in women’s Division I college basketball. The annual award is given to a player “who exemplifies the skills that Dawn possessed throughout her…

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,…

2016 Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List

The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia announced the 2016 Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List. In its fourth season, the award recognizes the nation’s best guard in women’s NCAA Division I basketball. Staley, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and former WNBA star, is currently…

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

As we say goodbye to another calendar year and make resolutions for 2016, it seems like a good time to look back at what made 2015 a great year for women’s basketball. It was also the year that Dishin &…

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…