Mizzou women’s basketball says “bonjour” to an international recruit

Mizzou women’s basketball says “bonjour” to an international recruit
Mizzou women’s basketball made an offseason splash on Monday when it announced the signing of Emmanuelle Tahane, a freshman forward from Bondy, France. Tahane, a 6-foot-1 small forward, adds size and length to an already impressive 2017 recruiting class.
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Virginia Women’s Basketball 2017-18 Season Tickets on Sale
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Season tickets for the 2017-18 Virginia women’s basketball season are on sale now. Season tickets are available in reserved and general admission seating areas for UVA’s 15 home women’s basketball games. The priority-ordering …
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Duke Basketball: Importance of Men’s, Women’s Preseason Trips Abroad
Both Duke Basketball programs will play in exhibition games overseas this summer, and the women’s team is preparing for a trip to Italy. The NCAA allows college basketball programs to travel internationally every four years, and this summer both Duke …
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Why NCAA Men’s Basketball Has More Upsets Than Women’s Basketball

Why NCAA Men’s Basketball Has More Upsets Than Women’s Basketball
Both the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division I basketball tournaments tipped off last week. While analysts may continue to bemoan the effects of the “one and done” rule on the level of play in the men’s game, quality of play in the women’s game has …
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What happened to Winthrop women’s basketball and former coach Kevin Cook?
As Baylor poured on the points during an NCAA-record breaking 140-32 win over the Winthrop women’s basketball team in December, Eagles coach Kevin Cook stared across the court. His new boss, Winthrop athletic director Ken Halpin, had traveled with the …
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Kansas women’s basketball’s McKenzie Calvert intends to transfer, granted permission to contact other schools
After an off-the-court incident involving redshirt-sophomore guard McKenzie Calvert, Kansas men’s basketball sophomore guard Lagerald Vick and freshman guard Josh Jackson loomed over the Kansas women’s basketball team’s disappointing season, Calvert …
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Latest Women’s Basketball News

Women’s Basketball Announces National Letter of Intent Signees
Bronx, N.Y. – (November 12, 2014) – Fordham women’s basketball coach Stephanie V. Gaitley announced the signing of three student-athletes to national letters of intent today, as guard Alexia Douglas (Bay Shore, N.Y./Brentwood), guard Lauren Holden …
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Swoopes headlines Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sheryl Swoopes will be missing her biggest supporter as she gets inducted into one more hall of fame. Her mother, Ida Louise Swoopes, accompanied her to the Naismith induction in what Swoopes called “the last big trip we took …
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OU women’s basketball agrees to series with Connecticut
The Oklahoma women’s basketball team seriously boosted its non-conference schedule for each of the next four years by agreeing to a series against Connecticut. The two teams will begin playing in the upcoming season with a Dec. 19 game at the Mohegan Sun …
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Cynthia Cooper-Dyke Resigns As USC Women’s Basketball Head Coach

SportsCynthia Cooper-Dyke Resigns As USC Women’s Basketball Head Coach
USC women’s basketball head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke announced today (March 3) that she has resigned after four seasons guiding the Women of Troy. “I absolutely love USC and I always want what is best for this university,” said Cooper-Dyke. “What is best …
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Sanchez out as UNM Lobos women’s basketball coach
Yvonne Sanchez’s five-year tenure as University of New Mexico women’s basketball coach ended suddenly but not quietly Friday. UNM athletic director Paul Krebs informed Sanchez in a 9 a.m. meeting that she had been fired one year into a four-year …
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CAN’T OVERCOME SLOW START IN 72-65 LOSS TO EASTERN WASHINGTON
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State scored just 22 points in the first half and, despite rallying to take the lead early in the third quarter, could not fully overcome a poor shooting start in a 72-65 loss on Thursday against Eastern Washington.
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Latest College Basketball News

Justin Jackson To Enter NBA Draft
CHAPEL HILL Consensus first-team All-America forward and 2017 ACC Player of the Year Justin Jackson will enter the NBA Draft and sign with a professional representative, foregoing his senior year of college after the leading the University of North …
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Urbiztondo hopes Filipinos shift support to Singapore in ABL Finals
I’M HERE. Josh Urbiztondo is hoping he and Singapore get the support of his basketball-loving homeland. Alab Pilipinas are no longer in the running in the 2016-2017 Asean Basketball League. And it’s all because of Singapore which blanked the Filipinos in …
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Zagoria | Michael Porter Jr isn’t trying to be the next Simmons or Fultz
NEW YORK – Michael Porter Jr. knows all about how Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz could go back-to-back as No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft who also had the distinction of failing to play in the NCAA Tournament. And Porter Jr. doesn’t want to become the …
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NBA D-League vs. European Basketball: Why don’t more players go to Europe?

NBA D-League vs. European Basketball: Why don’t more players go to Europe?
The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq. Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. Many current and former college basketball players …
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What was the best Decade of NBA Basketball?
80s we’re the best decade, even as a rockets fan. Young Hakeem, Sampson, Mccray, Robert Reid, Moses Malone, Calvin, Rudy. For me as a Rockets fans, it’s the 90s. No contest. Two Rockets championships sandwiched by MJ’s greatness. Nothing since has been close.
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Fun Friday: NBA Basketball
I watched the President talk to Bill Simmons about the Chicago Bulls (and Jeremy Lin) just now. I hope Obama gets his wish to welcome the Bulls to the White House as NBA Champions. But I don’t root for the Bulls. They killed the Knicks too many times in …
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Why I’m Done With NBA Basketball This Year: NBA 2K9

Why I’m Done With NBA Basketball This Year: NBA 2K9
If you have been paying attention to the community’s efforts to tweak NBA 2K9 during the past few months, you probably noticed that Neon1, one of the hardest-working NBA 2K community members, redid the ratings and tendencies for every player and coach in …
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One-and-Done Rule Staying in NBA, NCAA Basketball
The new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA executives and players decided to keep the college basketball one-and-done rule for now. The NBA will reportedly keep the one-and-done rule for prospective basketball players in the new collective …
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NBA Basketball Rules vs 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball Regulations: Know the Difference
Team USA Basketball heads to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an NBA star-filled roster. The team is a heavy favorite to win the match, despite initial concerns that the team is not as talented as previous Olympic teams. Basketball …
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Tencent grabs the digital rights to NBA basketball in China

sportTencent grabs the digital rights to NBA basketball in China
The National Basketball Association has licensed China’s Tencent to be its partner in digital content for the next five years in China. Effective on July 1, the deal recognizes Tencent’s huge position in Internet social networking and commerce in the …
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NBA & Basketball England Expand Jr. NBA League
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball England announced today the expansion of the Jr. NBA Basketball England League – a secondary school basketball programme for boys and girls ages 11-12 – to four leagues across three cities.
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5 Overreactions After The First Two Days Of NBA Basketball
Sacramento Area Sandbag LocationsWith more rain on the way, people are keeping a close eye on waterways ready to rise. If you’re worried about flood conditions where you live, here’s where you can pick up some sandbags. Showers Expected Tuesday Afternoon …
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Latest College Basketball News

sportErnie Graham focused on reunion with son, not ‘upsetting’ legacy of Terps scoring record
Ernie Graham: “I get the privilege of walking out there with my son. It couldn’t get any better than that.” Nearly four decades have passed since Ernie Graham, then a sophomore on the Maryland men’s basketball team, broke the school’s single-game scoring …
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Who’s No. 2 in ACC in minutes played? Tech’s 6-10 center
With finals over, Georgia Tech faces a different type of challenge. The Yellow Jackets will play three games over five days starting Sunday with a home matchup against Alcorn State at 2 p.m. Two more home games follow Tuesday and Thursday, including the …
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Hoop Thoughts: First five weeks of the season have been amazing
Why the first five weeks of the season have been amazing. Plus, more from the week that was in college hoops. With about nine minutes to go in the second half of an epic, scintillating, head-on-a-swivel, time-capsule, mid-December college basketball game …
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Latest Women’s Basketball News

sportMuffet McGraw likes direction as Notre Dame women hit road
SOUTH BEND – There is sizeable new piece of hardware sitting on an end table in the lobby of the Notre Dame women’s basketball offices. It is, of course, the championship trophy from the WNIT preseason tourney that the Irish won Sunday, by defeating …
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Kentucky men, Notre Dame women atop basketball polls
Kentucky moved into the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college basketball poll, replacing Duke, which dropped to sixth following its final-seconds loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic. The Wildcats (4-0), who also beat then-No. 13 Michigan State in …
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Toppers Women Win First
WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty women’s basketball team scored 100 points for the first time this season and in doing so collected its first victory in a commanding 100-49 win over visiting Urbana on Monday in the first of two games at the ARSC.
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