Pac-12 Networks' Jill Savage interviews women's hoops guard Sabrina Ionescu and coach Kelly Graves during Oregon's win over Nevada on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. Ionescu, who has eight career triple-doubles, discusses the outlook for her senior season in Eugene.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 12:22 am
Dawn Staley is ready to coach the game's best, just not yet. Staley, the U.S. national women's coach and head coach at South Carolina, will leave Monday for Miami for a quick mini-cap before the Americans head to Puerto Rico for the FIBA AmeriCup. Given the continuing WNBA playoffs, Staley&
Posted: September 13, 2019, 10:05 pm
Two legislators want to propose a bill that would give $5,000 stipends to players in sports that generate the most revenue.
Posted: September 13, 2019, 1:18 pm
The University of Texas will retire the No. 33 jersey of women's basketball player Kamie Ethridge, the first time the school has so honored a female athlete. The university announced Wednesday that her jersey will be retired at halftime of Saturday night's football game between No. 6 LSU and
Posted: September 4, 2019, 7:54 pm
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is renewing the women's basketball rivalry between UConn and Tennessee and will sponsor a two-year series. The Hall of Fame said Tuesday the first game will be Jan. 23, 2020, at the XL Center in Hartford, with a return game in Knoxville during the 2020
Posted: September 3, 2019, 6:05 pm
Muffet McGraw can't wait to get started on what some believe could be her most challenging season at Notre Dame. Three days after her defending NCAA champions suffered an 82-81 setback to Baylor in the NCAA championship game in April, McGraw saw all five starters, led by junior Jackie Young, taken
Posted: August 26, 2019, 9:27 pm
Las Vegas is going to take a chance on hosting major college sporting events. The city is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA championship events, including women's basketball. The NCAA will start accepting bids Monday on nearly two dozen sports championships over all three divisions
Posted: August 26, 2019, 6:12 am
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi State guard Jordan Danberry has received a waiver allowing her to play for the Bulldogs as a graduate student this season.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 2:14 am
The question ''Why me?'' has entered her mind, but Tiana Mangakahia knows these things happen all the time. The 24-year-old star point guard for the Syracuse women's basketball team was diagnosed with breast cancer about two months ago, and now she is halfway through chemotherapy
Posted: August 20, 2019, 9:33 pm
North Carolina's Leah Church apparently doesn't need to even see the basket to hit 3-pointers. In a video posted Saturday on social media , the junior guard hit three consecutive long 3s while shooting over her head with her back to the basket. Church gained national attention for online videos
Posted: August 13, 2019, 10:38 pm
Sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball program for an unspecified violation of team rules. Baylor announced Scott Grayson's dismissal on Monday. This marks the second consecutive year that Baylor has removed a sophomore guard from the team
Posted: August 13, 2019, 1:18 am
After the final buzzer, the members of Argentina's women's basketball team huddled near the edge of the center circle and cried - even when they won. A day earlier, they had walked into the same court wearing the wrong uniform color and had been forced to forfeit their match against Colombia
Posted: August 9, 2019, 3:44 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- During his first year on the job, new Wake Forest athletic director John Currie wants to keep the momentum going with the Demon Deacons on a roll. Wake Forest is coming off its best finish in the Director's Cup in more than a decade.
Posted: August 8, 2019, 4:44 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State says an assistant women's basketball coach has resigned amid an investigation into NCAA rules violations.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 7:41 pm
Tennessee is counting on a European preseason tour to help a new coaching staff and a revamped roster get to know one another as the Lady Vols attempt to avoid the chemistry problems that hindered the program in recent years. The Lady Vols leave Monday for a tour that will include exhibition games at
Posted: July 31, 2019, 9:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Akira Levy has joined the Vanderbilt women's basketball team as a transfer from Missouri in a return to her home state.
Posted: July 29, 2019, 8:38 pm
The NCAA has given a 15-year show-cause penalty to a former UNC Greensboro assistant women's basketball coach for gambling on pro and college sports - including games involving the school's men's basketball team. Neither the school nor the NCAA identified the assistant Thursday in announcing
Posted: July 26, 2019, 3:33 am
Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese died Wednesday, a week after sustaining a brain injury in a fall. Inglese's family announced the death in a statement posted by sister Nancy Inglese on Facebook. Inglese coached at Boston College from 1993-2008 and was hired as an
Posted: July 25, 2019, 3:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss has joined new Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Nell Fortner as chief of staff.
Posted: July 19, 2019, 11:29 pm
Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister. ''My sister Cathy Inglese has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is fighting for her life,'' Nancy Inglese posted on Facebook
Posted: July 19, 2019, 1:52 am
WACO, Texas (AP) -- National champion Baylor has added a second graduate transfer, with Erin DeGrate returning home to finish her college career after the past two seasons at Texas Tech.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 11:50 pm
More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by the NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation. Hagens Berman, the law firm representing the plaintiffs in Alston vs. the NCAA, said Wednesday 53,748 FBS
Posted: July 17, 2019, 8:30 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Central Michigan has promoted Heather Oesterle to succeed retiring women's basketball coach Sue Guevara.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 4:34 pm
National champion Baylor will have a graduate transfer from the SEC for the second year in a row with the addition of Te'a Cooper from South Carolina. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey plans for Cooper to switch to point guard for the Lady Bears, like Chloe Jackson did last season after leaving LSU.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 11:27 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana guard Ali Patberg has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Posted: July 5, 2019, 7:35 pm
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Kristen Dowling has been hired as women's basketball coach at Pepperdine, returning for her third stint at the school.
Posted: July 4, 2019, 12:20 am
Memphis says it has launched an independent external review of its women's basketball program in response to complaints of abuse and harassment. Memphis coach Melissa McFerrin owns a 175-172 record in 11 seasons at the school.
Posted: July 3, 2019, 11:37 pm
''Going to the Final Four every year, winning the national championship,'' said Cooke, a 5-foot-9 point guard from Toledo, Ohio, ranked as the country's fourth-best player overall coming out of high school. Cooke is among four of the nation's top 11 ranked players who signed
Posted: July 2, 2019, 6:19 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- - Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia announced that she has Stage 2 breast cancer Monday. Mangakahia was second in the country with 8.4 assists per game last season. The 24-year-old graduate student decided to return for her last season at Syracuse instead of turning pro
Posted: July 2, 2019, 1:01 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse has hired former WNBA star and two-time Olympic champion DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant women's coach.
Posted: June 27, 2019, 9:59 pm
UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday accepted an invitation to move its basketball and most other athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference. University President Susan Herbst signed a contract with the Big East that includes
Posted: June 26, 2019, 8:44 pm
Hall of Fame Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer once told Charmin Smith coaching would absolutely be in her future. ''I was just going back to get another master's degree that I really didn't need and trying to figure out life,'' Smith recalled Tuesday, when she was formally introduced
Posted: June 25, 2019, 11:43 pm
Former Cal women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb reflects on the hiring of Charmin Smith. Smith, a former Cal associate head coach, will replace Gottlieb, who was recently hired as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 9:21 pm
Charmin Smith talks about what it means to take on the role of head coach after spending the last 12 seasons as an assistant on the Golden Bear staff. Smith also served as the program's associate head coach since 2012 and becomes the 10th head coach in Cal women's basketball history.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 8:11 pm
Star women's basketball athlete Kristine Anigwe is Cal's female recipient of the 2018-19 Tom Hansen Medal. Anigwe was named the 2019 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year after leading the nation in rebounding with 16.2 per game. Anigwe is also Cal’s career leader in scoring with 2,591 (4th in
Posted: June 25, 2019, 4:06 pm
Women's basketball star Kianna Ibis is Arizona State's female recipient of the 2018-19 Tom Hansen Medal. In her ASU career Ibis tallied 1,178 points, 563 rebounds, 101 steals and 58 blocks and finished ninth in career FGs with 494. She is also a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
Posted: June 25, 2019, 4:06 pm
The presidents of the schools in the Big East voted Monday to extend an invitation to UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports. A person with firsthand knowledge confirmed that the schools' presidents voted by conference call on Monday morning. UConn has a Board of Trustees
Posted: June 25, 2019, 6:10 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Defending national champion Baylor will host Georgia on Dec. 4 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge women's basketball event.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 10:44 pm
Former Kentucky center Dorie Harrison is transferring to Lipscomb. Lipscomb announced Monday that it was adding Harrison, who sat out the 2018-19 season for unspecified personal health reasons. The move represents a homecoming for the 6-foot-3 Harrison, who graduated from Hillsboro High School in Nashville
Posted: June 24, 2019, 4:22 pm
California found a familiar face in Charmin Smith to replace Lindsay Gottlieb as women's basketball coach. Smith returns to a campus where she most recently served as associate head coach since 2012 before joining the WNBA's New York Liberty as an assistant coach in April. Gottlieb departed
Posted: June 22, 2019, 2:08 am
Arizona has signed women's basketball coach Adia Barnes to a contract extension through 2024. The school announced Barnes' extension Friday after the contract was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. The leading scorer in Arizona history, Barnes returned to coach her alma mater in 2016
Posted: June 14, 2019, 9:15 pm
Even in the NBA, Lindsay Gottlieb will remain close to Cal's student-athletes: 'I will never leave their lives'
Lindsay Gottlieb, who was hired as a Cavaliers assistant coach Wednesday, explains how Cal "was the greatest thing" to happen to her. Gottlieb was Cal women's basketball head coach for eight years. She becomes the first women's NCAA head coach recruited to an NBA staff.
Posted: June 13, 2019, 7:01 pm
The Cavaliers have lured away another prominent college coach. Lindsay Gottlieb is leaving California after eight seasons to join John Beilein's staff in Cleveland and become the seventh female assistant in the NBA. Gottlieb led the Golden Bears to seven NCAA Tournament appearances and their first
Posted: June 12, 2019, 7:06 pm
Ruth Riley Hunter says her journey to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame began in front of her television set more than a quarter-century ago. Ticha Penicheiro's own dream started when she received a basketball from her parents when she was 6. Both entered the Hall of Fame on Saturday night
Posted: June 9, 2019, 4:00 am
Ticha Penicheiro has discovered a different way to hand out assists now that her playing career is over. Rather than setting up teammates for easy baskets, Penicheiro is guiding the next generation of players in her new career as an agent. The former Old Dominion and Sacramento Monarchs point guard
Posted: June 7, 2019, 11:11 pm
UConn says guards Crystal Dangerfield and Evina Westbrook had surgery in the past week, but are they're expected to return in time for the start of the season. The school says Dangerfield had surgery on her left hip on May 30 and Westbrook underwent surgery on her left knee on Tuesday. Dangerfield
Posted: June 6, 2019, 6:10 pm
Former UCLA standouts and current U.S. Women's National Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Sam Mewis discuss how their time in Westwood and competing the Pac-12 helped their development as soccer players. Both Dahlkemper and Mewis, who played together on UCLA's 2013 NCAA Championship team, are
Posted: June 6, 2019, 5:13 pm
USWNT coach Jill Ellis shares her impressions of the Pac-12 to USA pipeline before the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
United States Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis spoke with Pac-12 Networks prior to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup about the Pac-12's developmental pipeline into the USA's national team. Ellis, who coached at UCLA from 1999 to 2010, selected seven former Pac-12ers to her roster
Posted: June 5, 2019, 7:16 pm
Following a breakout season on The Farm, KZ Okpala prepares for the 2019 NBA Draft. He led Stanford in scoring his during sophomore season (16.8 points per game). The first-team All-Pac-12 honoree also chipped in 5.7 boards per game and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 46.3 percent from the floor,
Posted: June 5, 2019, 7:01 pm
UCLA head softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez showed off her pride for her Bruins team after winning the program's 12th Women's College World Series Championship. This was the second national title as a head coach for Inouye-Perez, having previously coached UCLA to the pinnacle of college softball
Posted: June 5, 2019, 5:01 pm
Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury. The 6-foot-7 Prince was a high school all-American and key player in a Texas 2017 recruiting class that was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation. In a Twitter
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:28 pm