Wide-open race for women’s basketball player of year

Sports 02/27/19, 02:30

With a few weeks left in the regular season, the college women's basketball player of the year race is wide open.Take your pick. There's a little bit of something for everyone with talented post players, guards and wings.Usually at this ...

Auriemma to miss 2nd consecutive game due to illness

Basketball 02/26/19, 10:49

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he will miss his second consecutive game with a stomach virus.The second-ranked Huskies (25-2, 13-0 American Athletic Conference) face Wichita State on the road Tuesday night.The Hall of Famer issued a statement saying ...

Rice women ranked for first time in school history

Basketball 02/18/19, 13:02

Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history.The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday's poll.Baylor remained the ...

Women’s basketball teams honor cancer survivors

Sports 02/18/19, 02:15

Women's basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the Play4Kay initiative.Texas A&M and Iowa had their players wear names on their jerseys of people who had touched their lives ...

South Dakota ranked for first time in school history

Sports 02/11/19, 13:02

South Dakota is ranked in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history.The 25th-ranked Coyotes (22-3) have won nine straight games and are off to the school's best start since moving up to Division I ...

Big 12 events receive approval for sponsorship increase

Basketball 02/05/19, 19:58

An Oklahoma City event sponsorship committee is distributing more funds for Big 12 Conference events this year than in the past.The Convention and Visitors Bureau's event sponsorship committee on Feb. 1 approved an increase in subsidies for Big 12 women's ...

South Dakota family bonds over basketball

Basketball 01/28/19, 01:05

Jay and Dawn Plitzuweit met at a senior high school basketball all-star game in Wisconsin when they were both getting ready to go off to college. Given how things have gone for their family since then, this part of the ...

Duke women’s hoops holding ‘Mental Wealth Day’

Basketball 01/26/19, 15:31

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was attending the funeral of an ex-teammate's daughter who died by suicide when she knew she had to do something.McCallie and the Blue Devils are hosting what they say is women's college basketball's first "Mental ...

Missouri, No. 15 South Carolina not focusing on past issues

Basketball 01/20/19, 20:51

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton and South Carolina coach Dawn Staley want the focus of Monday night's matchup solely on the basketball court.That seems impossible given the fiery, racially charged aftermath the last time the women's basketball programs met."I don't foresee ...

Notre Dame back at No. 1 in women’s basketball poll

Sports 01/07/19, 13:03

Notre Dame has returned to No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.The Fighting Irish, who started the season as the top team, moved up one spot after UConn lost to then-No. 8 Baylor on Thursday night. The Huskies ...

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