Following four days of trials held from May 16-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Basketball announced the 12-member team who will represent the United States in its attempt to capture its fifth-straight gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship to be held July 18-28 in Klaipeda and Panevėžys, Lithuania.
The sun continued its daylong battle to break out from behind the clouds Monday as Kendel Ross made her way up Beacon Street, through the heart of Brookline, toward Boylston Street, Copley Square and the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. A gentle breeze and cool temperatures combined to make it a perfect day for distance running. The mood was one of celebration as thousands of cheering fans lined the streets and balconies along the route, remaining well after the first, elite racers had crossed the finish line.
LOS ANGELES -- Basketball Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, who as a player helped lead USC to a pair of NCAA championships before winning an Olympic gold medal and four WNBA titles, was named head coach of the USC women’s basketball program, Trojan athletic director Pat Haden announced today (April 11).
NEW ORLEANS -- The Louisville Cardinals took us on a magical ride through this year’s postseason, a ride that opened our hearts and minds to the possibilities implicit in dreaming big. They refused to let injuries, statistics, the expectations of others, an opponent’s home-court advantage or the star power of the game’s biggest names limit their imaginations or their performance.
Three-time Olympic gold-medalist and current South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Dawn Staley and three-time National Coach of the Year Sylvia Hatchell, head coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels, will be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in September, the organization announced Monday.
By this point in the season, we’re all pretty familiar with the two teams left standing. The national championship game obviously features two outstanding teams that are both playing well, so at this point of the season, the details and the match-ups also tend to become more important.
NEW ORLEANS – Less than two weeks ago, the storyline for Tuesday night’s championship game was all about Baylor. The big question was how can the survivor of Notre Dame-Connecticut find a way to reverse each of their competitive losses to Baylor earlier this season, and stop Brittney Griner and her defending champion teammates.
NEW ORLEANS – University of Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw was honored as the 2013 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year and Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick was selected as the Spalding Maggie Dixon Division I Rookie Coach of the Year Award, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced Monday night during the third annual WBCA Awards Show. The event is held in conjunction with the WBCA's annual convention and the NCAA Final Four.
NEW ORLEANS – The awards continue to roll in for Baylor's Brittney Griner, the 2012 and 2013 Full Court National Player of the Year. Griner has been selected as the winner of both the 2013 State Farm® Wade Trophy and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Defensive Player of the Year Award, the organization announced tonight during its third annual WBCA Awards Show. The event is part of the WBCA National Convention, held in conjunction with the NCAA® Women’s Final Four®.