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The Fling in Indy: Interview with Jody Sims
by mhueter
posted March 17, 2011 at 6:11pm

Following is an exclusive interview with longtime women's advocate Jody Sims. Jody is the creator/administrator of HerFanz.com "the ultimate fan club of women's sports" and she serves as Chief Advancement Officer for Girl Scouts San Diego. WomenTalkSports...more

NCAA Women's Bracket 2011 Predictions: UConn shall proceed through Philadelphia region to Final Four
by Swish Appeal
posted March 17, 2011 at 3:20pm

As our friends at the Stanford Fast Break Club described in a tweet yesterday, the 2011 NCAA Tournament selection committee got real cute by placing the UCLA Bruins and Xavier Musketeers in the same bracket as the Stanford Cardinal. Perhaps the same coul...more

WNIT Results from Wednesday, March 16, Schedule for March 17
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 17, 2011 at 2:38pm

Wednesday, March 16 Toledo 58, Delaware 55 Loyola-Maryland 67, Old Dominion 65 Charlotte 62, Liberty 56 South Carolina 67, Appalachian State 54 Wisconsin 68, Butler 48 Kansas 79, Wichita State 58 Oklahoma State 81, Pepperdine 74 Wyoming 79, Portland State...more

Kaayla Chones: Uh, did I say that?
by kaaylac50
posted March 17, 2011 at 2:08pm

Uh, Did I Say That? Last night after losing yet another game, a game that brought the streak to six disappointing and frustrating losses in a row, I was mad.  Although we played the best team in the league and arguably one of the best teams in Europe, w...more

WBCA/State Farm NAIA All-America team
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 17, 2011 at 1:47pm

Congrats to these fine athletes: Name Institution Year Pos. Height Whitney Ballinger Campbellsville University Sr. C 6-3 Kallie Benike Davenport University Sr. F 5-8 Meribeth Boehler Freed-Hardeman University Sr. F-C 6-2 Brittney Ca...more

A brief look at the "other" SEC teams in the Women's NCAA Tournament.
by Swish Appeal
posted March 17, 2011 at 1:46pm

The year may be a low point for the SEC in the NCAA tournament, as only 4 teams made the field from the traditionally powerful women's basketball conference.  Longtime stalwarts Auburn and LSU both missed the field - the former due to the loss of team le...more

Video: Oklahoma State's Toni Young Throws Down A Two-Handed Dunk With Ease In WNIT Practice
by Swish Appeal
posted March 17, 2011 at 9:53am

Swish Appeal's Jessica Lantz has been saying this all season (here, here, and here): 6'1" Oklahoma State Cowgirls forward Toni Young is eventually going to become the first player in program history and eighth in women's college basketball history to dunk...more

Only Me…
by Eat. Play. Love.
posted March 17, 2011 at 9:45am

By now, most of you have probably picked up on the fact that I’m not super fond of children. I don’t know why I seem to be lacking that maternal instinct, but for whatever reason it’s not really there. Whoever I marry is going to have their hands fu...more

Watching Stanford games
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted March 17, 2011 at 2:11am

Thanks to all who wrote in about how to find certain Stanford Women’s Basketball games that people missed seeing or want to savor over and over again (UConn!).Here is what we can share. If you want to see the UConn game online, go to ESPN3. Warning, thi...more

More coaching vacancies, and coach-related items
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 17, 2011 at 2:02am

It's that time of year.....when coaches are let go or resign. Here's the latest today, besides Van Chancellor:Pamela Bass has resigned at Colgate.Western Illinois won't renew the contract of Leslie Crane.Other coach news:Iowa State Coach Bill Fennelly lik...more

Pac 12 reveals new logo
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 17, 2011 at 1:12am

The Pac-10 will become the Pac-12 in July, and here comes the new logo.A colorful presentation is available via this here video. ...more

Hello, Spokane
by Left Coast Hoops
posted March 17, 2011 at 1:10am

Isn’t it interesting that five of the six West Coast entrants in the NCAA Tournament field – Stanford, UC Davis, Fresno State, UCLA and Gonzaga – find themselves in the Spokane Region, making it abundantly clear that the NCAA is weary of poorly atte...more

Women's NCAA Tournament 2011 Predictions: Notre Dame could frustrate Tennessee, win Dayton bracket
by Swish Appeal
posted March 16, 2011 at 9:13pm

On the surface, the Ohio State Buckeyes and Stetson Hatters would appear to have nothing in common. In fact, what probably stands out most given that Ohio State is led by 6'4" center Jantel Lavender is that Stetson has only one player on their roster ove...more

WNIT: Wednesday, March 16 Schedule
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 16, 2011 at 7:43pm

Delaware at Toledo, 7 p.m. EST Loyola-Maryland at Old Dominion, 7 p.m. EST Liberty at Charlotte, 7 p.m. EST Appalachian State at South Carolina, 7 p.m. EST Butler at Wisconsin, 8 p.m. EST Wichita State at Kansas, 8 p.m. EST Pepperdine ...more

Elizabeth Williams named Morgan Wootten player of the year
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 16, 2011 at 7:39pm

The Virginia prep star has claimed the honor:Elizabeth Williams, who has led Princess Anne (Virginia Beach, Va.) to a No. 3 ranking in the Powerade Fab 50 for girls basketball, was named Morgan Wootten Player of the Year. The other finalists included Cier...more

LSU Coach Van Chancellor resigns
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 16, 2011 at 7:08pm

The veteran coach has stepped down as head of the basketball program, seemingly in protest because his team did not make the NCAA Tournament:LSU press release.While I've always been a Van fan, I'm not sure if I agree that the way to protest an NCAA commit...more

March Madness time, baby
by ...Because I Played Sports
posted March 16, 2011 at 3:33pm

Here are my picks for the 2011 women’s basketball tournament. If you want to join the WomenTalkSports bracket challenge, click here. Email me if you want to get involved in our pool. The highlights: - I have American’s #1 favorite, UConn, going down...more

Women's NCAA Tournament 2011 Predictions: How Can Gonzaga Upset UCLA & Xavier In The Spokane Bracket
by Swish Appeal
posted March 16, 2011 at 12:51pm

After losing to Xavier University in the Sweet 16 last season, three ESPN analysts and, more importantly, Swish Appeal's James Bowman have tabbed the Gonzaga Bulldogs as one of the top already pointed out that the Gonzaga Bulldogs' are one of the top Cind...more

Women's NCAA Tournament 2011: Which 25 teams have the most momentum coming in?
by Swish Appeal
posted March 16, 2011 at 12:51pm

With the NCAA tournament only four days away - and with the WNIT and the WBI getting an early start tomorrow - the sound across women's basketball is that of a great wailing and gnashing of teeth.  There are lots of teams out there - big name teams -...more

Continued strands in the Madness
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 16, 2011 at 1:48am

Well, the President has filled out his bracket, and there are no surprises. He picks Baylor, Tennessee, UConn and Stanford for the Final Four.The guru muses about the (real) bracket.The NCAA selection committee has given Middle Tennessee State a chance to...more

Cappie Pondexter apologizes for offensive tweets about Japan
by Swish Appeal
posted March 16, 2011 at 1:10am

Cappie Pondexter recently tweeted  that the devastation in Japan might be God's wrath for the way they treat their citizens (?) since they did bomb Pearl Harbor and you "can't expect anything less." Then later after initially defending herself from neg...more

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