WATCH: Sheryl Swoopes highlights you shouldn’t miss

The great Sheryl Swoopes was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The player referred to frequently as the female Michael Jordan spoke eloquently about the link between her own career and the current WNBA standard bearers during an emotional speech. “We got next,” Swoopes said. “It wasn’t just the WNBA slogan, but it was our mission. I am proud to...
Via Excelle Sports
13 days ago

Loyola hires Kate Achter as new women's basketball coach

CHICAGO (AP) Loyola has hired Kate Achter as its women's basketball coach. The university announced the hiring Tuesday. Achter served as an assistant at Xavier last season and was the team's recruiting coordinator. Before that, she was an assistant at St. Bonaventure for five years. The 30-year old replaces Sheryl Swoopes, who was let go on July 3 following a 2 1/2-month investigation...
Via Associated Press
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Loyola player says Sheryl Swoopes made her feel ‘humiliated’

The Loyola University basketball program and its head coach, Sheryl Swoopes, is under investigation after multiple allegations of mistreatment were made. 10 of 12 players for the team have elected not to return to the program and requested releases from their contracts with Loyola. Former player Cate Soan told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in a segment broadcast Thursday that...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Loyola player says Swoopes created hostile environment

CHICAGO (AP) A former Loyola University basketball player says women's coach Sheryl Swoopes created a hostile environment and routinely threatened to cut players from the roster or have their scholarships scrapped. The university said last week it was investigating the women's basketball program after allegations of player mistreatment surfaced. Details of the allegations were...
Via Associated Press
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola (Ill.) examining allegations of unfair treatment by women's hoops coach Sheryl Swoopes

Loyola University (Ill.) is investigating complaints made against women’s basketball head coach and legendary basketball player Sheryl Swoopes, the school announced Friday. The main reason why the complaints came about is 10 of the team’s 12 returning players have transferred or put in requests to be released from their scholarships, the Chicago Tribune reported yesterday...
Via The Comeback
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola probes allegations against team coached by Swoopes

CHICAGO (AP) Loyola University plans to investigate its women's basketball program after allegations of player mistreatment surfaced involving the team coached by Sheryl Swoopes. The investigation will be conducted by the university, team spokesman Leo Krause said Saturday. The details of the allegations have not been released, but Krause confirmed that 10 of the 12 players that...
Via Associated Press
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola coach Sheryl Swoopes being investigated for player mistreatment

Basketball Hall of Famer and Loyola Chicago women’s basketball coach Sheryl Swoopes is under investigation for possible player mistreatment after a number of mass transfers, according to a report from Loyola student newspaper The Phoenix. Per the report, an investigation into Swoopes’ treatment of players was launched after 10 of 12 returning scholarship players opted to transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes among Hall of Fame finalists

TORONTO (AP) -- Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.Young Shaquille didn't even know who they were.Now he's on the verge of joining them in basketball immortality."He told me this day would happen and I never believed him," O'Neal said of Phillip...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Sheryl Swoopes' son and Texas Tech commit posterizes 7-foot defender

Sheryl Swoopes must beaming with pride. The former WNBA champion and current head coach of Loyola University Chicago women's basketball team's son is blowing up the Internet right now with a dunk during his high-school baskeball game. But it's just not any dunk. Standing at only 6-foot-1, Jordan Jackson dunked over a 7-footer. Take a look. It's pretty impressive. But Swoopes insists...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech starts recruiting cycle with legacy recruit

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have gotten on the board in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as 6′-3″ guard Jordan Jackson of St. Pius X (TX) made a verbal commitment, according to multiple reports. Jackson is the son of Sheryl Swoopes, one of the most decorated women’s basketball players in history, and a former Texas Tech standout. As ...
Via Hoopniks
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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