Stories tagged: women's basketball
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:38 p.m.
Indianapolis set to be center of women’s basketball world
All of the women’s basketball world will descend on Indianapolis this weekend in a celebration of the sport. For the first time in NCAA history the Division I, II and …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Former Stanford and U.S. star Jennifer Azzi comes out as gay
University of San Francisco coach and former Stanford and U.S. star Jennifer Azzi has come out as gay, announcing she is married to her top assistant, Blair Hardiek.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Newsmakers: Jose Reyes’ domestic abuse case to be dropped
Maui prosecutors are moving to dismiss a domestic abuse charge against Colorado Rockies’ Jose Reyes because his wife isn’t cooperating.
Wed., March 30, 2016
Larry Stone: Think the UConn women are too good? Quit whining and defeat ’em
How about those Huskies? The ones from the University of Connecticut. The ones who not only never lose, but crush teams with such soul-sapping ferocity – and mind-numbing regularity – …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Oregon St. to women’s Final Four after 60-57 win over Baylor
Jamie Weisner carried the trophy, and Ruth Hamblin had a net draped over her shoulders. While the road to Oregon State’s first women’s Final Four has been quite a ride …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 11 p.m.
UConn heads to 9th straight Final Four after beating Texas
UConn is headed back to the Final Four again thanks to its stellar senior class of Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:45 p.m.
Syracuse women beat Lady Vols 89-67, head to first Final Four
Alexis Peterson ran to midcourt at the final buzzer, dropped to her knees and buried her face in her hands. She cried tears of joy as her Syracuse teammates swarmed …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:45 p.m.
Baylor, Oregon State clash for women’s Final Four berth
Baylor players have been wearing those green “Eight Is Not Enough” bracelets so long that Nina Davis figures she probably has a permanent mark on her arm.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
NCAA women: UConn flattens Mississippi State for 72nd consecutive win
Breanna Stewart had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead No. 1 UConn to a 98-38 record rout of fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Saturday in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
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 …