Found November 24, 2012 on
Sox and Dawgs:
The last time the UConn Huskies women's basketball team played in the Women's Paradise Jam in 2007, they won the title and a freshman in Maya Moore was named the Tournament MVP.
Fast forward to 2012 where the UConn women once again won the Paradise Jam and a freshman in Breanna Stewart was named the Tournament MVP.
Behind Stewart's 17 points, the No. 2 Huskies took care of business as they beat the No. 14 Purdue Boilermakers 91-57 to win the Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. on Saturday night.
UConn improves to 5-0 on the young season. It's the first loss of the season for Purdue as they fall to 5-1.
In addition to her 17 points, Stewart had four rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 15 points, four rebounds and two assists.
Bria Hartley came off the bench for the third straight game and had 12 points while Stefanie Dolson ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Purdue University dismissed head football coach Danny Hope Sunday. Hope coached Purdue to a 6-6 season and the Boilermaker’s back to back bowl appearances. He was let go despite finishing the season with a three game winning streak including a win Saturday over instate rival Indiana 56-35.
However, Purdue Hope had failed to raise the Purdue level of play up to expectations...
This has been talked about for quite some time- no shock with the axe dropping. Here’s a tweet from the Indiana Hoosiers Rivals account:
Jeff Rabjohns ?@JeffRabjohns
Multiple sources tell http://Peegs.com this is Danny Hope’s final season as Purdue FB coach, regardless of the outcome of today’s game.
Therefore, a bucket for a bowl isn’t enough to save his gig. Winning...
A strong finish for Purdue wasn't enough to save Danny Hope's job.
One day after Purdue retained the Old Oaken Bucket and became bowl-eligible for the second straight season, athletic director Morgan Burke announced that Hope had been fired. The school has called a 6:30 p.m. news conference to make it official.
Hope went 22-27 in four mostly injury-ravaged seasons. He ended...
Akeem Shavers broke open a close game with three scores during a 41/2-minute span in the fourth quarter, giving Purdue a 56-35 victory over archrival Indiana on Saturday.
Robert Marve threw for a career-high 348 yards and four touchdowns in his final home game - a win that made the Boilermakers (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) bowl eligible for the second straight year, the first time that has...
Breanna Stewart continues to link herself with Maya Moore. That's a good thing for the Connecticut Huskies.