Stories tagged: women's basketball
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd power Seattle Storm victory over Mercury in series opener
League MVP Breanna Stewart scored 19 of her 28 points in the first half, Jewell Loyd added 23 – including Seattle’s final seven points – and the Storm held on …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Breanna Stewart has taken her game to a new level this year to lead Seattle to the top spot in the league. Her efforts earned her Associated Press WNBA Player …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Gonzaga will face defending national champion Notre Dame in the opening game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase on Nov. 22, organizers announced Thursday.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA’s single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88. Vandersloot set the record …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Minnesota Lynx star Lindsay Whalen will retire after the WNBA season, ending her stellar 15-year career.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Natasha Howard scored 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-72 on Sunday night.
Tue., July 31, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
August will be a quite a month for former Eastern Washington University women’s basketball star Delaney Hodgins.
Sat., July 28, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore won her third straight All-Star MVP award to lead Team Parker past Team Delle Donne 119-112 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday.
Mon., July 23, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
The WNBA has suspended Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi one game without pay after she received her seventh technical foul of the season.
UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Seattle’s Sue Bird, already the all-time WNBA assists leader, played her 500th career game, passing DeLisha Milton-Jones (499) for the WNBA record for games played.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Rene Portland, who coached Penn State’s women’s basketball team to national prominence, has died after a three-year fight with cancer.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Spokane will host NCAA women’s basketball regionals in 2021 and 2022. Other hosts for 2021 are Cincinnati; Albany, New York; and H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas, near Austin. In …
Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
On Tuesday night at the historic home of Whitworth alum Frank Knott – the large, renovated structure is a 112-year-old former electric powerhouse on the bluff above Liberty Park – …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
Sue Bird scored 21 while setting the franchise scoring mark to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 97-91 on Sunday.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
Natasha Howard scored 13 points to lead six players in double figures and the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 84-70 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
To many in the world of women’s basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player, another as a coach and a WNBA championship …
Sat., June 9, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
Former Tennessee star Chamique Holdsclaw and assistant coach Mickie DeMoss thank former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt while getting inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The induction class …
Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 27 points and Liz Cambage added 25 to help Dallas hold off Seattle 94-90 on Saturday night.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley has reached a $50,000 settlement in her lawsuit against Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk. Missouri is paying the $50,000. Half will go to a nonprofit …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Brittney Griner had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold on for an 87-82 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Chelsea Gray’s contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener Sunday, an intense …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
The WNBA is teaming up with several organizations that support women and girls. The league, which begins its 22nd season Friday, will donate $5 for each ticket purchased to select …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
All those Hoopfest games have paid off in a big way for Oti Gildon.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Gonzaga made another final four, this one for its student-athletes’ academic prowess. Eleven of the Bulldogs’ 15 Academic Progress Rate-eligible athletic programs received NCAA Public Recognition Awards, placing Gonzaga third …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Borders have not restricted Washington State women’s basketball recruiting. It appears that practice will continue.
Sun., April 22, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
Sabrina Ionescu and three of her Oregon Ducks teammates, including Gonzaga Prep graduate Otiona Gildon, won the USA Basketball 3-on-3 national championship Sunday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 2:26 p.m.
There was a mutual attraction between Tina Thompson and Virginia’s women’s basketball program that made for a short courtship. Thompson gushed about the program’s successful history Wednesday when she was …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her women’s basketball program will continue its winning ways, albeit it will look a bit different than it has. Gone are dominant post players …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Virginia hired former WNBA star Tina Thompson on Monday to coach its women’s basketball team.