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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Latest Women’s Basketball News

sportClose leaves OSU women’s basketball program
CORVALLIS – Oregon State women’s assistant basketball coach Mandy Close will leave the program this week, head coach Scott Rueck announced Friday. Buy Photo Mandy Close (right) spent the past three years as an assistant basketball coach for the OSU women’s …
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Chris Day Announces Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff
BURLINGTON, Vt. – University of Vermont head women’s basketball coach Chris Day announced Friday that Alisa Kresge will serve as associate head coach for his first season in Burlington. Brian Donoghue and Caroline Coyer have also joined his staff as …
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Women’s basketball coach Anita Howard leaves Livingstone
Livingstone is looking for a new women’s basketball coach. Anita Howard resigned Friday to take over the women’s program at Columbus State in Georgia. Howard, who coached Livingstone for two seasons, went 41-14 and reached the CIAA tournament semi …
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Latest Women’s Pro Basketball News

sportFrom the Bottom to the Top: The Russell Westbrook Story
The only way a scholarship would become available was if Farmar went pro. If he didn’t, Keating’s efforts would go up in … He would go to track meets and softball games and, of course, scarcely missed a women’s basketball game. Bruins football games …
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Michigan State Adding Basketball History Wing At Arena
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State’s basketball arena is getting a $ 50 million upgrade, which will include an addition to promote the history of the men’s and women’s teams. A strength-and-conditioning center named for former MSU star Draymond …
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Women’s Teams Still Struggle for Fans
The women’s sports landscape is littered with leagues that have tried, and failed. The Woman’s Professional Basketball League was formed in 1978 and lasted for three seasons. The American Basketball League was formed in 1996 but folded shortly after …
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