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  • Storm’s rally of little help

    MINNEAPOLIS – Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points, Seimone Augustus added 18 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 90-72 Sunday night for their 18th straight home win. Rebekkah Brunson …


  • Storm knock off Mercury

    SEATTLE – Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson each scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm used a big third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 88-79 in WNBA play Thursday …


  • Tough road games for GU

    Gonzaga University announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball nonconference schedule on Wednesday, a lineup that includes two road games each against Pac-12 and Big Ten opponents. Gonzaga plays at Ohio State …


  • Inglis, Ha will meet for women’s amateur crown

    Caroline Inglis of Eugene, Ore., and Jennifer Ha of Calgary, Alberta, will meet in the final match of the 112th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Championship today at Wine Valley Golf …


  • UConn will face Cal

    Defending national champion Connecticut will face California in the eighth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Dec. 22 at Madison Square Garden. Texas A&M will play St. John’s in the first …


  • Blixt improves position with Greenbrier win

    Golf: Jonas Blixt shot a 3-under 67 Sunday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., to win the rain-delayed Greenbrier Classic by two strokes. Blixt emerged from a five-player chase over the …


  • Prince returns early

    Epiphanny Prince (pictured) will head back to Chicago a little sooner than expected. Prince will return to the U.S. this week after Russia didn’t advance past the opening round of …


  • Shoulda been a Skylark

    Looks like Skylar Diggins will have a new ride when she goes to Tulsa to join the Shock. The former Notre Dame star tweeted her thanks to sports agency Roc …


  • Show honors Summitt

    Pat Summitt smiled, laughed and shook her head at times. The Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach, who has early onset dementia, was part of the audience watching a screening …


  • Roberts, Goestenkors emerge as possible candidates at UW

    Washington athletic director Scott Woodward said he’d immediately begin a nationwide search for a replacement for former women’s basketball coach Kevin McGuff. Woodward’s staff has already contacted candidates but has …


  • UConn women celebrate eighth title

    Connecticut’s latest victory parade had a French Quarter feel to it. About 10,000 fans lined Hartford’s Bushnell Park on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon to cheer the national champion …


  • Griner, McGraw are AP player and coach of the year

    Brittney Griner has had no equal in her stellar career at Baylor. Now she’s part of a very select group. The 6-foot-8 senior star earned the Associated Press women’s basketball …


  • UConn makes it 6 in a row

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Connecticut is headed back to a familiar place – the Final Four. Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 17 to help top-seed UConn rout …


  • VanDerveer, Stanford to discuss an extension

    STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer plans to sit down with athletic director Bernard Muir at the end of the season to begin talks about a contract …


  • Monday’s NCAA women’s tournament capsules

    NCAA women: Monday’s results Spokane Regional


  • Georgia edges Iowa State, advances to Sweet 16

    Freshman Shacobia Barbee didn’t let nerves get to her at the free-throw line. Senior Jasmine James had the nerve to shoot 3-pointers.


  • Georgia holds off Iowa State

    Freshman Shacobia Barbee didn’t let nerves get to her at the free-throw line. Senior Jasmine James had the nerve to shoot 3-pointers. Both factored in to helping Georgia weather a …


  • Offensive-minded Iowa State must deal with Georgia’s tenacious D

    Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly and his top senior players, Anna Prins and Chelsea Poppens, could be forgiven if they dreaded Sunday morning’s press conference at McCarthey Athletic …


  • Idaho finds value in humbling loss

    STORRS, Conn. – The Idaho women’s basketball team will enter the 2013-14 season as one of the teams to watch in the WAC, with all five starters returning from the …


  • Bulldogs shoot only 32 percent in loss to Iowa State

    Iowa State has succeeded this season when Hallie Christofferson and Chelsea Poppens score, Nikki Moody distributes the ball and the team gets to the free-throw line. Gonzaga has struggled this …


  • Grizzlies’ chances hinge on defense

    The University of Montana women’s basketball team is back at the scene of its last NCAA tournament visit – two years ago when, as a 14-seed, the Grizzlies came within …


  • Grizzlies’ chances hinge on defense

    The University of Montana women’s basketball team is back at the scene of their last NCAA tournament visit – two years ago when, as a 14-seed, the Grizzlies came within …


  • Coaching veterans descend on Gonzaga

    What would be a proper nickname for Kelly Graves, the Gonzaga women’s basketball coach with a Division I record of 353-156 in 16 years? Try “Whippersnapper.”


  • Iowa State faces Gonzaga’s McCarthey magic

    Bill Fennelly’s phone lit up Monday as friends responded to Iowa State’s NCAA tournament assignment. “I probably had 20 text messages saying, ‘Congratulations, and you got a terrible draw,’” the …


  • Barr played through grief in WAC finale

    The day Stacey Barr accepted the Western Athletic Conference tournament’s Most Valuable Player award would have been Bev Loveday’s 68th birthday. Barr marked the occasion by writing her late grandmother’s …


  • EWU takes on UW in a WNIT opener

    Carrie Ojeda is fine with saying goodbye twice. Eastern Washington University’s senior post thought her basketball career was over last Friday after she had 20 points and 14 rebounds during …


  • Idaho’s Barr played for grandma during MVP effort

    The day Stacey Barr accepted the Western Athletic Conference tournament’s Most Valuable Player award would have been Bev Loveday’s 68th birthday.


  • EWU women prep for Huskies at WNIT

    Carrie Ojeda is fine with saying goodbye twice.


  • Young Vandals never gave up

    The Idaho Vandals could have folded the tent after a conference- opening loss dropped their overall record to 3-9 on Dec. 29. Instead, the Vand- als are packing their bags …


  • Idaho coach Newlee reflects on surprising season

    The Idaho Vandals could have folded the tent after a conference-opening loss dropped their overall record to 3-9 on Dec. 29.

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