Stories tagged: women's basketball
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scores 30; Storm wins 89-69 to snap losing streak
Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 30 points and the Seattle Storm snapped a three-game losing streak with an 89-69 victory over the Dallas Wings. Stewart grabbed 10 rebounds and made …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Stars snap 14-game losing streak, beat Sky 89-82
Isabelle Harrison had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to help the San Antonio Stars snap a 14-game losing streak to open the season with an 89-82 victory over …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Jasmine Thomas scores career-high 29, Sun top Storm 96-89
Jasmine Thomas scored a career-high 29 points, Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and nine assists, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 96-89. Breanna Stewart had 22 points and …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics ease by Storm 100-70
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver made three of Washington’s 10 3-pointers, and the Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 100-70. Delle Donne was 7 of 10 from the …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Griner has 9th career dunk, helps Mercury top Storm 85-82
Brittney Griner had her ninth career dunk and matched Diana Taurasi with 25 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 85-82. Griner has three more dunks than …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Indiana to retire Tamika Catchings’ jersey on Saturday
Tamika Catchings is busier now in retirement then during her stellar 15-year career with the Indiana Fever. There’s her new tea shop to run, her foundation and front office role …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Mercury’s Diana Taurasi adds to resume with WNBA scoring mark
With that one basket Sunday, Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time scoring leader, adding another highlight to an already sterling resume while boosting her case as the greatest player in …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game
The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest to the All-Star Game. It’s the first time since 2009 that the contest will take place. The event during halftime of the …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Kelsey Plum returns to Seattle after rough start as a pro
Kelsey Plum set such a high standard during her college career that achieving immediate success at the same level as a professional was going to be challenging.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Storm continue to tumble, lose 91-86 in OT to Dream
After a 4-1 start and an early ascension to the No. 2 spot in the WNBA standings, the Storm have lost four of their last five games while sliding to …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Wheeler, Dupree help Fever rally for 83-80 win over Storm
Erica Wheeler scored 19 points and Candice Dupree added her first double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds to help the Indiana Fever rally to beat the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Former Lewis and Clark star Briann January ready to combine playing, coaching
Briann January is having it both ways, and she couldn’t be happier.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Sheryl Swoopes headlines Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class
Sheryl Swoopes will be missing her biggest supporter as she gets inducted into one more hall of fame. The former Texas Tech and Houston Comets star will be inducted into …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Area roundup: EWU’s Ashli Payne signs with Australian professional league
Former Eastern Washington forward Ashli Payne has signed a contract to play basketball professionally for the Gold Coast Rollers of the Queensland Basketball League in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Storm win 1st road game of year to keep Stars winless 85-76
Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Alysha Clark added 17 points, and the Seattle Storm beat the winless San Antonio Stars 85-76.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Sylvia Fowles scores 26 points, undefeated Lynx rout Storm 100-77
Sylvia Fowles scored 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting, Rebekkah Brunson made 9 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 21 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Sami Whitcomb leads comeback as Seattle Storm top New York Liberty
Seemingly, Sami Whitcomb came out of nowhere Friday and led the Seattle Storm to a dramatic comeback victory over the New York Liberty, 87-81.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WNBA Capsules: Sylvia Fowles helps Minnesota Lynx edge Connecticut Sun
Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 80-78 on Tuesday night.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Sue Bird expected to make her season debut for Storm on Sunday
The All-Star point missed training camp, two exhibitions, and two games last week while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on her left knee in April.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 11:48 p.m.
WNBA capsules: Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi lead San Antonio Stars past Phoenix Mercury
Brittney Griner had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her second straight double-double, Diana Taurasi added 17 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 78-72 on Friday …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 6 a.m.
EWU women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller a full-time mom on two courts
Basketball season is in the rearview mirror, which makes Mother’s Day the perfect time for some positive reflection at the Schuller home in Cheney.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Defending champion Sparks beat Storm 78-68 in opener
Nneka Ogwumike scored 23 points, newcomer Odyssey Sims added 20 and the Los Angeles Sparks opened defense of their WNBA title with a 78-68 victory over the Seattle Storm. Both …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Lynx return for another title run after ‘hardest loss’
More than six months after a fourth championship slipped through their fingers, the Minnesota Lynx still gnash their teeth when going over the Game 5 loss to the Los Angeles …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
WNBA Preview Capsules
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Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
WNBA uses Twitter, FanDuel to extend growth of league
Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington shines in NCAA Academic Progress Report
With women’s basketball leading the way, all 12 intercollegiate teams at Eastern Washington surpassed the NCAA’s academic threshold for competing in the postseason.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Sparks sit atop AP preseason WNBA poll; Lynx are 2nd
The defending champion Los Angeles Sparks start the season atop The Associated Press WNBA poll. The Sparks received 11 first-place votes from the national media panel. Minnesota garnered the other …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Kelsey Plum happy to be in San Antonio and playing for Stars
Kelsey Plum was thrilled to be in San Antonio and sign her first professional contract. Plum will make roughly $50,000 in her first season with the Stars as the top …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Area roundup: Gonzaga’s Kiara Kudron selected for all-star tour of China
Gonzaga redshirt senior Kiara Kudron has been selected to join the NetScouts Basketball USA Women’s All-Star team headed to China to participate in the Four Nations international basketball tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Kiara Kudron to play on All-Star team for nine-game tour of China
Gonzaga senior forward Kiara Kudron has been selected to join the NetScouts Baskeball USA Women’s All-Star team for a nine-game series in China.