Stories tagged: women's basketball
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 8:02 P.M.
Washington State women look to continue historic march in WNIT
After making the women’s basketball postseason for just the fourth time in the modern NCAA era, Washington State has proven to be a tough out.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 7:15 P.M.
Florida State women bring their defense to eliminate Oregon State
Ivey Slaughter jumped into the passing lane on Oregon State’s first possession of the second half and swiped the ball away, then drove the length of the floor in one …
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 6:33 P.M.
Freshmen lead 10th-seeded Oregon women to upset of Maryland
Oregon’s young players say they feel excited and loose. They play that way, too.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 6:08 P.M.
UConn women win 110th straight, advance to regional final by stopping UCLA
After watching UConn’s NCAA Tournament dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 5:53 P.M.
Top-seeded South Carolina women overwhelm upset-minded Quinnipiac in Sweet 16
Sure, South Carolina knew a little something about Quinnipiac’s surprising NCAA Tournament run as Connecticut’s other Sweet 16 team.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 10:18 P.M.
Washington Huskies fade in fourth as their NCAA women’s tournament run ends
They went back and forth in a momentum-swinging, loser-go-home NCAA tournament Sweet 16 game that for most of Friday night felt like a heavyweight boxing match.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:35 P.M.
WSU Cougars beat UC Davis to reach WNIT quarterfinals
Energized by the loudest home crowd coach June Daugherty could remember in her 10 years at WSU, the Cougars’ unlikely postseason run continued Thursday night with a 71-62 victory over …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:05 P.M.
Idaho Vandals women’s basketball season comes to an end with loss to Rice
The Idaho Vandals tried to take away Rice’s basket cuts and force the Owls to shoot 3-pointers. The Owls shot a higher percentage on 3-pointers than the Vandals and ended …
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 4:43 P.M.
Three freshman starters help Oregon women’s basketball team to Sweet 16
Back before the start of Pac-12 conference play, Oregon freshman Ruthy Hebard made the bold prediction that the Ducks would surprise the league. Turns out, they’ve surprised the nation.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 5:34 P.M.
Idaho women on road again for WBI semifinal
Idaho is on the road again, this time with a chance to put itself in the title game of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 5:29 P.M.
Washington State women make history, host UC Davis in third-round WNIT game
The Washington State women are having fun again. Winning two games in a national postseason tournament will do that.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:11 P.M.
Pac-12 makes statement in NCAA women’s tournament with five teams in Sweet 16
A year ago was thought to be an anomaly for the Pac-12 Conference, advancing four teams to the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament and eventually seeing Washington and Oregon …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 6:45 P.M.
Dave Boling: Kelsey Plum may be toughest athlete in Huskies history
Kelsey Plum actually made a mistake on the night of her historic performance in the Washington women’s runaway basketball win over Oklahoma.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 5:52 P.M.
Mississippi State thrives with father-daughter combo of Vic Schaefer, Blair Schaefer
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer and guard Blair Schaefer established the separation between father-daughter and coach-player nearly a decade ago when Blair was in seventh grade.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 5:34 P.M.
NCAA women’s basketball fans learn to pronounce Quinnipiac
The first thing folks at Quinnipiac want you to know is how to say the school’s name.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 10:38 P.M.
Kelsey Plum scores 38 as Washington races past Oklahoma
SEATTLE – At this point, the records are just a blur for Kelsey Plum. They get crossed off so quickly there is no opportunity for appreciation.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:19 P.M.
Community Colleges of Spokane women prevail over Walla Walla in NWAC championship game
Imani Guillory’s bank shot from the free-throw line with 44 seconds left in overtime proved to be just enough. Guillory’s clutch shot gave the Community Colleges of Spokane a 76-73 …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 11:36 P.M.
Bri King and CC Spokane women fight past Umpqua, reach NWC final
Bri King had an off night but still led the Sasquatch with 16 points and CC Spokane beat Umpqua 63-58 on Saturday in a Northwest Athletic Conference semifinal at Everett …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 9:31 P.M.
Women’s NCAA Tournament: Washington shakes off rust to turn back Montana State in opener
A 15-day layoff since losing in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament left Washington a little rusty.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 5:55 P.M.
Washington State women edge Wyoming in overtime
Washington State defeated Wyoming 68-67 in a second-round WNIT game at the Arena-Auditorium, advancing to a third-round meeting with either Colorado State or UC Davis.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:59 P.M.
NCAA women’s tournament: Second-seeded Oregon State survives Long Beach State’s upset bid
Breanna Brown scored 12 points and second-seeded Oregon State held off feisty No. 15 seed Long Beach State in the final minute to eke out a 56-55 victory Friday in …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 8:43 P.M.
Gonzaga women hope to run past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament
Come Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga will match its transition game against Oklahoma’s forbidding strength in the paint. If only it were that simple.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:22 P.M.
Jill Barta, Gonzaga women ready for the limelight in NCAA Tournament
Jill Barta had heard it all week: the NCAA Tournament is a different animal. And Barta is about to be thrown into the fray.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:16 P.M.
Deep bench has paid off for Gonzaga women
Gonzaga is the lower seed in Saturday’s first-round game against Oklahoma, but the Bulldogs won’t be out of their depth.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:05 P.M.
Gonzaga women face tough challenge inside against Sooners in NCAA Tournament
Nancy Mulkey just had another growth spurt
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:29 P.M.
Transfers Makenlee Williams, Chandler Smith have found right fit with Gonzaga women
Three years ago, Makenlee Williams was knocking down 3-pointers and heading for a standout basketball career at Utah State.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 8:12 P.M.
Gonzaga women take shot at returning to 11th heaven in NCAA Tournament
Gonzaga women have thrived as 11 seeds in NCAA Tournament
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 5:59 P.M.
Eastern Washington advances past Texas State at Women’s Basketball Invitational
Ashli Payne scored 27 points and Tisha Phillips had six of her nine points in overtime as Eastern Washington beat Texas State 66-62 on Thursday in the first round of …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 8:43 P.M.
Taylor Pierce helps Idaho women advance in WBI tourney past Utah State
Taylor Pierce scored 19 points with eight rebounds to help Idaho top visiting Utah State 64-57 on Wednesday in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 12:22 P.M.
Players from one-bid leagues ready for NCAA spotlight
The NCAA Tournament gives top players from one-bid leagues the opportunity to share the spotlight with the major-conference performers who have garnered more attention all season. Upsets in the women’s …