Latest Women’s Basketball News

Hall of Famer Stockton named assistant MSU women’s basketball coach
The phone call caught John Stockton off guard, and his initial reaction was to say no. Retirement hasn’t been relaxing for the Hall of Fame point guard by any stretch. A conversation with Montana State women’s basketball head coach Tricia Binford about …
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Jody Adams, Wichita State introduce changes to women’s basketball program
An internal review of women’s basketball coach Jody Adams’ tenure resulted in Wichita State’s administration supporting its successful coach, while promising changes will be made. Adams, coach at WSU since 2008, has been the subject of an inquiry …
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31 photos: Iowa vs. Iowa State Cy-Hawk women’s basketball
31 photos: Iowa vs. Iowa State Cy-Hawk women’s basketball Iowa State University women’s basketball team celebrates by singing “Sweet Caroline,” after defeating the University of Iowa 69-66 during the Cy-Hawk women’s basketball game at Hilton Coliseum in …
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EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies

EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies
EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies Grimes, 45, was assistant men’s basketball coach before taking over women’s team in 2013. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2jLr1Zn
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Ace Jackson and the Revolutionary Women of the Harlem Globetrotters
Will the Harlem Globetrotters defeat the World All Stars? It’s a brisk spring afternoon, and the crowd at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is on the edge of their seats watching a cliffhanger fourth quarter even though in the long, storied history of the team …
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Indian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team To Compete In International Tournament
When India won 4 medals at the 2016 Paralympics, the sports world cheered that soon such games will be recognised, encouraged and rewarded. But in a span of one year, there has not been any significant difference. Despite all odds, the women’s wheelchair …
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Dustdevils women’s basketball schedule released
Entering his second season as the head women’s basketball coach at Texas A&M International, Jeff Caha announced the 2017-18 season schedule Tuesday. The Dustdevils have 28 regular season games with eight of those being played against teams that qualified …
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How UConn women’s basketball became synonymous with winning
The UConn Women’s basketball team hasn’t lost a game since 2014. That streak — 100 straight games — has never been approached by any other NCAA team — male or female. William Brangham talks to Christine Brennan of USA TODAY about this groundbreaking …
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UConn women’s basketball bringing strong ratings for SNY
SNY always has been known primarily as the home of the Mets, but this winter its second most visible partner has been making a bit of a stir. Connecticut’s women’s basketball team had won 106 games in a row as of Monday morning. The monumental streak …
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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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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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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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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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