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Committee reveals possible regionals for top 16

On Monday, the women's selection committee released the third and final projection of the top 16 seeds, but also the regionals the teams -- as of now -- would be placed in.
Via ESPN
22 hours ago

WATCH: LHN Interview with Tina Thompson

Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAW: Sparks sign All-WNBA guard Cappie Pondexter

Cappie Pondexter, 35, has signed with the Los Angeles Sparks. She is a three-time All-WNBA first-team selection and has won two WNBA titles.
Via ESPN
6 days ago

Picture this: 6-foot-5 Elena Delle Donne in a bobsled

Brittney Griner on a snowboard? Skylar Diggins-Smith as a curler? Elena Delle-Donne in a bobsled? What Winter Games events do the members of the USA Basketball women's national team player pool fantasize about pursuing? Diana Taurasi is all about hockey.
Via ESPN
6 days ago

NCAAW: Thompson, Holdsclaw highlight WHOF class

Three Olympians who played important roles in the establishing years of the WNBA -- Tina Thompson, Katie Smith, and Chamique Holdsclaw -- highlight the 2018 class of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
Via ESPN
7 days ago

Smith, Thompson headline Women’s hoops Hall of Fame class

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018. The three former WNBA stars lead the seven-member class that was announced Monday night. This was the first year that the trio was eligible. Joining them are former Colorado coach Ceal Barry, longtime assistants Chris Dailey and Mickie DeMoss and longtime...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

NCAAW: Charles, Smith urge fans to follow Liberty to White Plains

After an offseason in limbo, the New York Liberty will play most of its 2018 home games at Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. Former MVP Tina Charles and coach Katie Smith hope fans show up, despite significant travel challenges.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

NCAAW: Taurasi ready for final run with USA Basketball

Diana Taurasi is back for one more run at a world championship and potentially the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if she can stay healthy, saying she is "more driven than ever."
Via ESPN
10 days ago

Taurasi ready for final go-round with USA Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Diana Taurasi wants to make the most of her final go-round with USA Basketball. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is back for one more run at a world championship and potentially the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if she can stay healthy. “It’s made me more driven than ever to be healthy for it. I want to end it the right way,” Taurasi said in a phone interview Saturday. ...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

WATCH: Tina Thompson Media Availability

Texas Women's Basketball Associate Head Coach Tina Thompson met with the local media on Friday afternoon to discuss the teams progress over the last few games, and how that will help going into Kansas State game.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics 2018 Regular Season Schedule Released

Embed from Getty Images The Washington Mystics’ 2018 regular season schedule was announced on Thursday by the WNBA. The Mystics begin the season on May 20 when they host the Indiana Fever. Washington will then host the new Las Vegas Aces (formerly the San Antonio Starsz) on May 22. They will close out the season with a tough task, facing the past two seasons’ WNBA finalists, the...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago

NCAAW: McCoughtry returning to Dream for 2018 season

The Atlanta Dream have announced that WNBA All-Star Angel McCoughtry will return to the team for the 2018 season after signing a multiyear contract with the Atlanta franchise.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Report: Dolan, MSG pull Liberty from sale block

The New York Liberty are no longer for sale, with an MSG executive confirming to the AP that Knicks owner James Dolan and MSG are going to keep the team.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Mystics sign Devereaux Peters, re-sign Asia Taylor

On Monday, the Washington Mystics signed forward Devereaux Peters and re-signed Asia Taylor. Peters is entering her sixth WNBA season. She played her first four seasons for the Minnesota Lynx from 2012-2015 where she was the third overall pick in the 2012 Draft. The Lynx won the championship in 2011, so this first round pick came from a trade where the Mystics acquired Nicky Anosike...
Via Bullets Forever
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAW: Cambage back in WNBA, to play for Wings

Australian center Liz Cambage has signed a multiyear contract with the Dallas Wings, returning to the WNBA organization that drafted her second overall seven years ago. Cambage was 19 when the Tulsa Shock drafted her No. 2 overall in 2011.
Via ESPN
15 days ago

6-foot-8 Liz Cambage back in WNBA, playing for Dallas Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Australian center Liz Cambage signed a multiyear contract with the Dallas Wings on Monday, returning to the WNBA organization that drafted her second overall seven years ago. Wings president Greg Bibb called the 6-foot-8 Cambage “one of the best players in the world.” Cambage was 19 when the Tulsa Shock drafted her No. 2 overall in 2011. She averaged 13.3...
Via MyNorthwest.com
15 days ago

Washington Mystics re-sign Tianna Hawkins, LaToya Sanders and Allison Hightower

The Washington Mystics announced in a release on Friday afternoon they've re-signed forwards Tianna Hawkins, LaToya Sanders and guard Allison Hightower. Hawkins, an unrestricted free agent, had one of her best seasons averaging 6.9 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game last season. She was selected by the Seattle Storm sixth overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft and also played...
Via Bullets Forever
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAW: Whalen exits USA Basketball, still in WNBA

Lindsay Whalen has decided to retire from USA Basketball.
Via ESPN
18 days ago

NCAAW: Women's basketball: Watch list for 2018 Lisa Leslie Award narrowed to 10

Via NCAA.com
18 days ago

Lindsay Whalen exits USA Basketball, will still play in WNBA

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Whalen has decided to retire from USA Basketball. Don’t worry Minnesota Lynx fans, she still plans to play in the WNBA for a few more years. “I felt like it was a good time to step away from USA Basketball,” Whalen told The Associated Press in a phone interview. “I never imagined I’d be on the 2012 and ’16 Olympic teams and have it end with that in Rio. I...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 days ago

NCAAW: Dream sign Montgomery to multiyear deal

Renee Montgomery, who averaged 8.0 points and 3.4 assists while helping the Lynx to the WNBA title in 2017, has signed with the Atlanta Dream.
Via ESPN
19 days ago

NCAAW: Dream sign Montgomery to multi-year deal

Renee Montgomery, who averaged 8.0 points and 3.4 assists while helping the Lynx to the WNBA title in 2017, has signed with the Atlanta Dream.
Via ESPN
19 days ago

Atkins leads No. 8 Texas over Kansas

Ariel Atkins had 16 points, Brooke McCarty added 13 and No. 8 Texas pulled away late in a 55-41 victory over Kansas on Wednesday night.
Via ESPN
19 days ago

Staley defends S. Carolina fans after allegations

One day after Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk said that members of the Tigers women's basketball team were spit on and called a racial slur by South Carolina fans, Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley defended the team's fanbase.
Via ESPN
20 days ago

What to look for in NCAA's first reveal of top 16 seeds

Will Rutgers, the biggest surprise of the season so far, wind up in the NCAA's top 16 seeds on Thursday night? What seed will South Carolina land? Will Baylor join UConn, Louisville and Mississippi State on the top line?
Via ESPN
January 18, 2018
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