LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks have signed head coach Carol Ross to a multi-year contract extension, the team's executive vice president and general manager Penny Toler announced Thursday. Pursuant to team policy, the terms of the deal were not made public.
Eighty-four women's college basketball players have been nominated for the 2014 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Allstate Insurance Company jointly announced today.
The 2014 WNBA Draft Lottery will be held in Seacaucus, N.J., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 4:30 p.m. EST, the league announced today. The four bottom finishers from the 2013 WNBA season -- i.e., the New York Liberty (11-23) and the Connecticut Sun (10-24) from the Eastern Conference and the Tulsa Shock (11-23) and the San Antonio Silver Stars (12-22) from the West -- will participate in hopes of securing the top pick in next spring's WNBA Draft.
In a game that witnessed several wide swings on the scoreboard, the No. 5/4 Louisville Cardinals came back from a 15-point first-half deficit to claim their first Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament title in overtime Sunday, besting the No. 11/13 Oklahoma in overtime, 95-92, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla.
The elbow injury suffered by University of Connecticut star Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis during Monday's 86-57 blowout of Stanford has been diagnosed as a nerve contusion, a University of Connecticut spokesman announced today. The junior wing went went down in obvious pain early in the second half.
In the only opening day contest pitting two Top-25 teams against each other, No. 17/12 Nebraska blew past No. 25 UCLA, 77-49, in Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena Friday behind 27 points from Husker All-American Jordan Hooper.
The first-ever match-up for the Huskers in their new home, the $179 million Pinnacle Bank Arena, drew a crowd of 9,750, a school record for a non-conference game.
"What a great way to start the season," Nebraska Coach Connie Yori said. "We had a great crowd and a great atmosphere and we played pretty well, too."
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Christmas came early this year for a half dozen of women’s college basketball’s elite players.
Picture yourself at age 19, preparing to embark on your sophomore college season. Unexpectedly, you get the phone call you’ve been dreaming of for most of your life – except you never imagined it would come this soon.
Two weeks after coach Keith Brown stepped down in the wake of an internal investigation of allegations of unprofessional conduct and abusive language toward players, Jim Lewis has been named as the interim head coach of the Georgetown women's basketball program. Lewis, who brings 40 years of coaching experience, most recently as an assistant coach and scout for the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks, becomes just the eighth coach in the history of the program.