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Geno Auriemma rips his players for ‘disgraceful’ effort after win

Think Geno Auriemma holds his players to high standards? I’d say so.Even though his UConn Huskies beat Tulsa 78-60 on Thursday night to remain unbeaten on the season, Auriemma was upset with his players’ efforts. He said his players had the “most disgraceful effort” since he’s been at UConn. Then in his postgame interview with SNY’s Justine Ward, Auriemma said he wanted to take his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma opens up about his only losing season at UConn

Geno Auriemma became the fastest coach in NCAA history to earn 1,000 wins after UConn defeated Oklahoma on Tuesday.Auriemma cemented himself as one of the best coaches the game of basketball has ever seen, and his Huskies don’t appear to be losing their dominance anytime soon.But the Huskies weren’t always the powerhouse they are today, at least not during Auriemma’s first season...
Via The Sports Daily
December 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Sports world congratulates Geno Auriemma, Sylvia Hatchell on 1,000 wins

Many figures from across the world of sports offered congratulatory remarks for Geno Auriemma and Sylvia Hatchell on reaching milestones on the same day.The two giants in women's college basketball added another achievement to their already legendary careers on Tuesday. Connecticut's Geno Auriemma and North Carolina's Sylvia Hatchell each earned their 1,000th coaching victory. UConn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Everything you need to know for the Women's Final Four

The Women’s Final Four doesn’t lack for any of the following things people love about sports “on the grandest stage.” Stars? Check. Traditional powers? Yep. An infusion of new blood? Got some. Superb coaching? All four teams have it. The historical “can it happen” factor? It’s why we’re all here, keeping our eyes on if, let alone who, can finally take down the defending champion...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Teams, players to watch in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

Now that the Division 1 women’s bracket has been set, we can look ahead at which teams and players are worth your attention in each region. (By default, we already know that all eyes will rightfully be focused on Connecticut, the heavily favored defending champions.)Bridgeport Region Team to watch – #3 Maryland The Terrapins may be better than some of the 2-seeds in the tournament...
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March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

10 players to watch in the women's NCAA Tournament who don't play for UConn

You may have heard that the women from Connecticut are pretty good at this basketball thing. Yet what makes their story compelling isn’t just that they’ve been the most dominant college entity in some time, but whom they have beaten in this run of unmatched excellence. While the knock against the Huskies is that there isn’t a single player who stands out, it’s actually further proof...
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March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Kim Mulkey gives awful post-game speech about Baylor scandal

Kim Mulkey, head coach of Baylor’s women’s basketball team, has some words for any parents concerned about sending their kids to the school because of its horrific rape scandal. “If somebody’s around you and they ever say ‘I will never send my daughter to Baylor,’ you knock them right in the face,” she said after the Lady Bears’ win tonight.Needless to say that Mulkey, and everyone...
Via Sportsnaut
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the NCAA women's basketball champions

Can you name every school to win the NCAA Division I women's basketball championship since 1982?
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Lauren Hill receives brick at Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

By Vincent Frank Lauren Hill, a former college basketball player who inspired a sports world by bravely fighting a deadly brain tumor, passed away on April 10 at the age of 19. Receiving an outpouring of support from some of the best basketball players on the planet, LeBron James included, Hill’s amazing story captured our attention as she continued to play the sport she loved...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama, Auburn women's basketball players get into brawl

By Matt Birch There’s no love lost Alabama and Auburn meet — no matter the sport. When the two schools faced off in women’s basketball on Thursday night, a fight broke out on the court between members of both teams. It all began near the end of the first half, when Alabama’s Meoshonti Knight and Auburn’s Hasina Muhammad got into it after a free throw was made. It started with...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Terminally ill college hoops player gets one last shot

Lauren Hill, a freshman at Mount St. Joseph’s University, received news that many of us could only scarcely imagine shortly after her 18th birthday. Back in November of 2013, the former standout at Lawrenceburg High School in Indiana was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, which is an inoperable brain tumor with a zero percent surival rate. This came shortly after Hill...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State offering students free bacon to attend women's basketball game

They had me at free bacon. In a very creative effort to drum up some interest in the Kansas State Wildcats women’s basketball team and put some butts in the seats for the squad’s season opener on Friday against Tennessee State, the K-State athletics department is offering up free bacon to students who show up […]The post Kansas State offering free bacon to students who attend women...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

ND coach: Griner 'like a guy playing with women'

After losing the women’s basketball national championship to Baylor Tuesday night, Notre Dame women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw had an interesting compliment (I think it’s a compliment) for Baylor star Brittney Griner. “She’s one of a kind. She’s, uh, she’s like a guy playing with women.” Now that may not seem inflammatory, but the internet has questioned Griner’s gender...
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April 03, 2012  |  20 Comments

Brittney Griner dunks in Baylor's NCAA tournament game (Video)

Baylor center Brittney Griner became just the second woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament game when she threw down against Florida Tuesday night. The dunk was Griner’s first of the season and sixth for her career, putting her one behind Candace Parker’s career record. Parker is the only other woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament game — something she accomplished twice against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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