Stories tagged: women's basketball
SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Whitworth women struggle against press in loss to George Fox
Callie Harwood and Grace Douglas scored 15 points apiece but Whitworth (7-10, 3-5) struggled against 21st-ranked George Fox’ press all night, committing a season-high number of turnovers in a lopsided …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Eastern Washington women go cold in loss to Northern Arizona
Raina Perez scored 15 points and Northern Arizona topped Eastern Washington 56-47 in Big Sky Conference play. The Eagles (9-8, 4-2) shot just 26.8 percent, hitting 4 of 19 from …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 9:46 P.M.
Idaho women nail school-record 18 3-pointers in win over Southern Utah
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 6:50 P.M.
UConn still tops in AP women’s basketball poll
Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 9 P.M.
Storm’s Breanna Stewart flying home from China to rehab knee
Breanna Stewart is returning to the U.S. from China to rehab her knee.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 6:39 P.M.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: Jaime Nunn’s big shot helps Lady Vols upset No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69
Jaime Nared hit a tiebreaking jumper with 10.3 seconds left as Tennessee erased a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69 on Monday night in Knoxville, Tennessee.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 10:19 P.M.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: Monique Billings scores career-high 30, No. 17 UCLA women beat Ducks
Monique Billings scored a career-high 30 points and had 14 rebounds and six steals to lead UCLA in a 79-63 win over Oregon in Los Angeles, its 22nd straight home …
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 10 P.M.
WNBA free agency begins
Angel McCoughtry isn’t going anywhere when she returns from her break from the WNBA.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 6:50 P.M.
Callie Harwood leads Whitworth women past Pacific Lutheran
Callie Harwood scored 12 points to lead four in double figures and Whitworth dominated the boards 50-24 in a 66-43 win over visiting Pacific Lutheran at the Whitworth University Fieldhouse …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 6:40 P.M.
Eastern Washington women put up season-high 99 in win over Weber State
Delaney Hodgins and Ashli Payne scored 26 points apiece and Eastern Washington recorded its season-high in points in a 99-85 victory over Weber State in a Big Sky showdown on …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 5:45 P.M.
Northwestern women’s hoops wins 1st game since Hankins death
The Northwestern women’s basketball team honored Jordan Hankins by wearing her name and number during warmups and then, in a gym filled with the school’s athletes, won in its first …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 5:23 P.M.
Jill Barta scores career-high 33 and Gonzaga women come back against Saint Mary’s
A three-point play and jumper from Kiara Kudron and two steals and clutch free throws from Laura Stockton, plus a career-high 33 point from Jill Barta, gave Gonzaga an exciting …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 5:08 P.M.
Lindsay Brown 3-pointers help Idaho State women down Idaho
Saylair Grandon scored 24 points, Lindsay Brown added 15 and visiting Idaho State (9-7, 3-2) used a 20-8 fourth-quarter run to beat Idaho (7-9, 2-3) 67-60 in Moscow on Saturday.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 9:25 P.M.
Whitworth women edged out by 18th-ranked Puget Sound
Jamie Lange and Samone Jackson scored 18 points apiece and 18th-ranked Puget Sound (13-1, 5-0), tied for the Northwest Conference lead with Whitman, topped Whitworth (6-8, 2-3) 78-71 on Friday …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 8:49 P.M.
Washington State women fall to No. 19 Arizona State, Cameron Fernandez injured
Arizona State (13-3, 4-1) topped Washington State 68-49 in Tempe, Arizona, on Friday in Pac-12 play. Washington State freshman Cameron Fernandez hit her head on the court, was treated by …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 8:47 P.M.
Kelsey Plum tops 3,000 career points, No 8 Washington women beat Arizona
Kelsey Plum scored 36 points to become the 12th player in women’s basketball history to top 3,000 career points and No. 8 Washington rolled past Arizona 90-73 on Friday night …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 6:21 P.M.
UConn’s 90-game women’s basketball streak among best in sports history
UConn’s women’s basketball team is on the verge of winning its 91st straight game, which would break its own NCAA Division I record that was set between 2008 and 2010.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 5:11 P.M.
Washington State’s Cameron Fernandez hits head, taken off on stretcher against Arizona State
Washington State freshman Cameron Fernandez hit her head on the court, was treated by emergency personnel and taken off by stretcher Friday during a 68-49 loss to No. 19 Arizona …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 9:53 P.M.
Jill Barta scores 22 points and Gonzaga women handle Loyola Marymount
Jill Barta scored 22 points to lead Gonzaga to its third win in a row, beating Loyola Marymount 80-56 in Los Angeles on Thursday.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 9:52 P.M.
Mikayla Ferenz scores 28 points to lead Idaho women over Weber State
Mikayla Ferenz scored 28 points, Geraldine McCorkell added 22 and Idaho (7-8, 2-2) dropped visiting Weber State (8-7, 2-2) in a Big Sky showdown in Moscow.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 9:50 P.M.
Tisha Phillips helps Eastern Washington women knock off Idaho State
Tisha Phillips scored 21 points and Eastern Washignton (8-7, 3-1) won their second Big Sky Conference game in a row, knocking off Idaho State (8-7, 2-2) 58-41 in Cheney on …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:23 P.M.
Another 90-game streak just a number for UConn’s Geno Auriemma
It’s never about streaks with Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies. He’s been there and done that. When you already own the longest winning streak in NCAA college basketball history, …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 10:58 P.M.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: UConn routs USF, ties own record with 90th straight win
Top-ranked UConn tied its own NCAA record with its 90th consecutive win, routing No. 20 South Florida 102-37 on Tuesday night.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 10:13 P.M.
Kentucky’s run in AP women’s poll ends; UConn stays on top
Kentucky’s run in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll has come to an end.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 9:30 P.M.
Northwestern basketball player Jordan Hankins found dead
Northwestern women’s basketball player Jordan Hankins has been found dead in her room at the university.
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 10:24 P.M.
Swedlund scores 22 points to lead Washington State women past USC 74-57
Alexys Swedlund finished with 22 points, Chanelle Molina shot 6 for 7 and both she and Ivana Kmetovska scored 16 points and Washington State beat Southern California 74-57 on Sunday.
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 10:24 P.M.
Plum’s 39 points lead No. 12 Washington women over No. 9 UCLA 82-70
Kelsey Plum scored 39 points and Chantel Osahor added 19 points and 16 rebounds to lead No. 12 Washington past ninth-ranked UCLA 82-70 on Sunday night in a game delayed …
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 9:29 P.M.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: Sabrina Ionescu’s 3 at buzzer lifts Oregon women over No. 20 Cal
Sabrina Ionescu hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to cap an 8-0 Oregon run in the final 12 seconds and the Ducks beat No. 20 California 69-66 on Sunday in Berkeley, California.
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 11:10 P.M.
Elle Tinkle leads Gonzaga past Portland 67-55 for 2nd WCC win
Senior guard Elle Tinkle scored 16 points and sophomore Jill Barta added 10 to lead Gonzaga over the Portland Pilots 67-55 at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday, giving the …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 11:30 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Elle Tinkle helps Zags beats USF, has rare celebration with busy family
There was a big sigh of relief at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night when Gonzaga grabbed its first win in the West Coast Conference after falling twice the …