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Southern Section championship schedule

Halfway down this page:SOUTHERN SECTION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPSWednesday, at Anaheim Convention CenterGirls' Division 6A: #1 Rolling Hills Prep vs. #2 Redlands Adventist, 3 p.m.Girls' Division 4AA: #1 Windward vs. #2 Bishop Montgomery, 4:45 p.m.Girls'...

Brackets and award time

The Big Ten basketball bracket was announced yesterday. The tournament is this weekend in Indianapolis.The Big East's bracket has also been set, and they play this weekend too.In the meantime, the Big Ten has named…

California Southern Section semifinal results; Washington state finals

Last night's Southern Section results:DIVISION 1ASemifinals, SaturdayEdison 74, Rancho Cucamonga 63Troy 62, Woodbridge 32DIVISION 2AASemifinals, SaturdayRialto 59, Inglewood 56Buena 60, Canyon Country Canyon 53DIVISION 2ASemifinals, SaturdayHarvard-Wes...

Regular season winding down

Stanford beat Oregon last night to claim the Pac-10 title.The 20th conference title is only the beginning for the Cardinal.Also last night, Rutgers ralled to beat #19 West Virginia.Tennessee's Angie Bjorklund begins to say goodbye.…

LA City Section finals decided

Most of my favorite LA City Section teams lost last night, and I'm bummed:CITY GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFSDIVISION ISemifinals, FridayNarbonne 76, Washington 48Carson 65, Fairfax 52Championship, Mar. 5, 11 a.m. at Galen Center (USC)#1 Narbonne vs.…

Another sell out

My kinda universe: the North Carolina/Duke game tomorrow is sold the heck out.Missouri reflects on Colorado's departure for the Pac-10.....something that I still can't wrap my head around.Seimone Augustus is among the six elected to…

Who is Pac-10 player and coach of the year?

Florida beat Vanderbilt in Nashville tonight for the first time since 2004.#21 Marist has extended their winning streak to 22 games.Look who's fighting now: Rutgers and the University of South Florida. USF's Porche Grant has…

Southern Section, LA City Section semifinal games schedule

Saturday's California Southern Section semifinals schedule, for all six divisions is here.LA City Section Wednesday scores and semifinal pairings for tomorrow night are here.

Another big news night

Whoa: Ohio State edged #10 Michigan State 54-53. The Spartans didn't get to celebrate their Big Ten title until later, when they found out that Penn State lost to Purdue.__________When North Carolina messes up, they…

Capital One Academic All-America Teams

Several colleges dropped news releases today about their athletes being named to the Capital One Academic All-America Team (name is trademarked). That's why UConn's Maya Moore got so much press.But the list of winners was…

Fun stuff, tough stuff

Louisville upset #7 DePaul.Oklahoma Coach Sherri Coale's office.Vanderbilt freshman center Kayci Ferriss has withdrawn from the university. How curious.Swin Cash talks about her recent tough times.Maryland learns that little things add up.Mark Lewis ta...

Long Beach Poly upset!

In what is easily the stunner of the year, Long Beach Poly lost in the Southern California 1AA quarterfinals tonight to Santa Monica, 57-56.The Jackrabbits won the state title three consecutive years from 2007-2009, and…

A few more items

Who leads the NCAA in scoring and steals? Not Maya Moore, but Oral Roberts University's Kevi Luper.Ben York says Candace Parker is the WNBA's fifth-best player.Penn State Coach Coquese Washington wants it all.Nebraska snapped its…

Powerade Fab 50 – week 12

Unlike the NCAA rankings, not much movement going on here:Rank School (City, State) Record Prev 1 Brea Olinda (Brea, Calif.) 27-0 1 2 Polytechnic (Long Beach, Calif. 25-2 2 3 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)…

More WNBA fit at Jam Session

Yesterday's clinic was hosted by Tina Thompson and Katie Smith. Here's the slideshow.That lonely picture of Thompson's son Dyllan is a result of her knocking out her own child in the "knockout" game."Gotta start learning…

Shake up in AP poll

Nothing surprising, given last week. It's just interesting to see all the movement.RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Connecticut (37) 26-1 997 2 Stanford (3) 24-2 953 3 Baylor 24-2 914 4 Tennessee 25-2 892 5…

Insane amount of significant news

Let's start with the upset: North Carolina State beat #13 North Carolina, 88-72. Wow!Remember Kye Allums, the first transgender athlete to play basketball? His mother claims George Washington University has prevented him from playing, and…

WNBA fit clinic slideshow

Tamika Catchings, Swin Cash, Alana Beard and Candice Wiggins ran a "fit clinic" at the NBA All-Star Jam Session Saturday. Here's the slideshow.

Swoopes, Thompson, Leslie recognized at game

The WNBA tweeted this evening that basketball legends Sheryl Swoopes, Tina Thompson and Lisa Leslie - pictured here - were recognized during tonight's NBA All-Star game. I don't know whether it was at a timeout…

Stanford 67, UCLA 53

Chiney and Nnemkadi Ogwumike walk out of the locker room just before the second half. Nneka was talking emphatically to her younger sister....and Chiney had a big second half._______________________It was an exciting game for the…

LA Southern Section Saturday results

Last night was round two, and here's how the top divisions fared:DIVISION 1AASecond round, SaturdayBrea Olinda 67, Mira Costa 53Corona Santiago 65, Summit 61Cajon 53, Colony 49Canyon Springs 72, Lynwood 46Mater Dei 76, Warren 24Etiwanda…

Fake caring

Supposedly, the NBA cares - according to their campaign, that is. But they obviously don't care too much.I stopped by the "jam session" today at the NBA All-Star Weekend shindig at the LA Convention Center.…

LA City Section round one scores

From last night:DIVISION IFirst round, FridayNarbonne 70, Los Angeles 15Crenshaw 56, King-Drew 25Chatsworth 69, Gardena 29Los Angeles University at Washington, score not reported (Sue's note - Washington won, I just don't know the score)Fairfax 58,…

Baylor upset

Texas Tech has snapped the Bears' 21-game winning streak and will probably drop to second in next week's poll.Nice Sheryl Swoopes interview by my friend Donald Barnat.Nebraska still has a chance at the post-season, believe…

Pro thinking

The WNBA's 2011 season promo slogan is "basketball is basketball."Q has chosen some WNBA draft prospects to watch out for this year, from majors, mid-majors, independent colleges and NAIAs.Teresa Edwards and Tara VanDerveer have made…