Stories tagged: women's basketball
Sat., March 26, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Lexington Regional women’s final features Pac-12 showdown
Washington coach Mike Neighbors says the possibility of a rematch with Stanford entered his mind as soon as he saw the NCAA tournament bracket.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Syracuse, Tennessee women set for improbable regional final
This improbable matchup Sunday – No. 4 seed Syracuse vs. No. 7 seed Tennessee – will send the winner to the Final Four in Indianapolis.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Newsmakers: Johnson Jr. announces football pledge to Nebraska, Payton extends contract with Saints
The son of former NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
ESPN pleased with women’s NCAA tournament remote broadcasts
ESPN’s experiment of broadcasting six women’s NCAA tournament games remotely went off without a hitch.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
Plum scores 32 as Washington stuns Maryland
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland center Malina Howard had just completed her college career in a most unexpected fashion, a shocking loss to Washington. The emotion of the moment was …
Sat., March 19, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Kelsey Plum, Washington deny Penn’s Ivy League try in first round
Kelsey Plum did not worry one bit.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 9:05 p.m.
Hamblin powers Oregon State past Troy 73-31
Oregon State center Ruth Hamblin entered the NCAA tournament on a hot streak, and coach Scott Rueck said the senior was becoming “the ultimate competitor.”
Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Baylor shuts down Idaho’s long-range game in NCAA women’s opener
Idaho women’s head coach John Newlee knew the best chance of toppling top-seeded Baylor was excelling in what carried the Vandals all season long: domination from the 3-point line.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Gonzaga’s win in WNIT opener dampened by injury to Shaniqua Nilles
The game went on Thursday night, just the way Shaniqua Nilles wanted.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Vandals face tall order in Baylor, even without Brittney Griner
As just a spry freshman in 2013, Ali Forde’s idea of fun would have been taking on the most dynamic post player in college basketball at the time.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Gonzaga women face formidable UC Riverside squad in WNIT
The Gonzaga women have a request for their fans Thursday night: Please stick around after halftime.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Louisville coach writes to fans’ bosses about skipping work
Louisville coach Jeff Walz is doing whatever he can to help the third-seeded Cardinals draw a huge crowd for their opening-round NCAA tournament game Friday afternoon against Central Arkansas.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Analysis: Tournaments tough on local women’s teams, but numbers support selection committees
Want some March Madness? That was Jon Newlee on Selection Monday.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 10 p.m.
NIC opens in NJCAA tournament on Tuesday
North Idaho College will face Southwest Tennessee in the second round of the NJCAA men’s basketball tournament at 6:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Idaho women surge past ISU, advance to 3rd NCAA tournament in 4 years
RENO, Nev. – Freshman Mikayla Ferenz scored 18 points and third-seeded Idaho beat Idaho State 67-55 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game to advance to its third NCAA …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Women’s basketball format change leads to fewer free throws
Women’s college basketball coaches believe a set of rule changes that included switching to a four-quarter format has improved the game’s pace and increased the level of strategy.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Area roundup: Weston Hatten’s homer helps WSU rally for 4-1 win
Weston Hatten hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, Ryan Walker pitched 5
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:43 p.m.
Eastern Washington women win offensive showdown with Sacramento State
After hitting the gas pedal all night long, the Eastern Washington women picked the right time to find the clutch.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
Idaho women earn semifinal berth with overtime win over Weber State
Jon Newlee screamed “shoot!” as loudly as he could, and Taylor Pierce complied.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
San Francisco stuns BYU in WCC title game
San Francisco fell into a huge hole, looking as if it was going to blown out of the game and its chance to end a long NCAA tournament drought.
Sun., March 6, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Wiese, No. 8 Oregon State beat No. 12 UCLA for Pac-12 women’s tournament title
A year ago, Oregon State was an upstart program on the verge of becoming a new powerhouse in the West, only to fall flat in both the Pac-12 and NCAA …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Pac-12 women: Oregon State holds on against UW, reaches final
Pac-12 player of the year Jamie Weisner scored 20 points, Sydney Wiese added 16 and No. 8 Oregon State survived a late rally to beat Washington 57-55 on Saturday night …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Eastern Washington settles for second seed in Big Sky tourney
Kailie Quinn and Deeshyra Thomas scored 19 points apiece and Weber State beat Eastern Washington 80-74 in Ogden, Utah. With the table set for a share of the Big Sky …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Blanchette: Gritty Bulldogs suffer heartbreaking loss at WCC tournament
The HBO cameras haven’t intruded into their locker room, and so maybe cable subscribers have been shorted on their share of more typical TV pathos.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
Gonzaga women make early exit in WCC tournament
Gonzaga made its earliest exit from the WCC women’s basketball tournament since 2006, falling to Santa Clara 59-58 in the opening round Thursday at the Orleans Arena.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
WSU women end season with another frustrating loss
Their last one was not discernibly different from the majority of the Washington State women’s basketball team’s defining losses this season, it’s just the one that will linger longest.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Big Sky women’s basketball: Idaho State upsets EWU
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Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Whitworth elevates Bryan Olson to head coach of women’s soccer
Whitworth men’s soccer assistant Bryan Olson will take over the women’s program, athletic director Tim Demant said Monday.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
WSU takes on USC on Thursday in first round of Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament
Ninth-seeded Washington State (14-15, 5-13) will take on No. 8 seed USC on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the first round of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament at KeyArena in …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Zags women use fourth-quarter outburst to put away WCC champion BYU
The Gonzaga women sent a message on Saturday, the kind their fans will want to shout from the rooftops: Don’t count us out.