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Baylor looking for its sixth Sweet 16 while West Virginia looks for its first under Mike Carey
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 22, 2011 at 2:38pm

vs. 2011 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship (Second Round) #1 Baylor (32-2) vs. #9 West Virginia (24-9) Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 8:45 p.m. CDT, Ferrell Center TV: ESPN2/ESPN3.com, Pam Ward (pxp), Stephanie White (analyst) Audio/live stats: www.ba...more

My kind of madness
by Byline to Finish Line
posted March 22, 2011 at 1:23pm

The basketball season officially ended for me Monday night as the St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team lost to Syracuse in the second round of the WNIT. I have often sung the praise of the Bona program because their approach is so honest, simple and...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: Gary Blair & Danielle Adams Lead Texas A&M Toward an Elusive Goal
by Swish Appeal
posted March 22, 2011 at 12:39pm

If you aren't Kansas State, Duke or Baylor, you haven't defeated Texas A&M this season.  The Aggies are one of the great stories of the women's basketball season.  Playing in the shadows of Texas, they've put together a 28-5 record, finishing second ...more

NCAA Tournament: Day 3 roundup
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 22, 2011 at 9:48am

So many of the early second-round games today were close.Marquette put up a good fight before succumbing to Tennessee.Marist had Duke on the ropes for a while before the Blue Devils pulled it out.DePaul squeaked it out over Penn State.Ohio State won a clo...more

One fan’s perspective on Cappie Pondexter’s tweets about Japan
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 22, 2011 at 9:39am

Recently a two-time WNBA champion and Olympic gold medalist posted comments on the social media site Twitter.com regarding the recent tragedy in Japan that could only be described as horrifying. As a sports fan who has followed the WNBA since attending t...more

"The Subtleties That Make Gonzaga's Vandersloot A Great Point Guard" - SB Nation Seattle
by Swish Appeal
posted March 22, 2011 at 9:36am

"The Subtleties That Make Gonzaga's Vandersloot A Great Point Guard" - SB Nation Seattle For the reasons described in the SBN Seattle Feature (linked above), I think Courtney Vandersloot is the top candidate for the Nancy Lieberman Award with everyone e...more

Slideshow: NCAA Tournament First Round: Prairie View vs. Baylor, March 20, 2011
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 22, 2011 at 12:50am

Expand the slideshow to full screen Photos © Cheryl Vorhis/Hoopfeed.com, All Rights Reserved. ...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: Purdue and Kansas State Get Defensive
by Swish Appeal
posted March 21, 2011 at 9:10pm

It’s hard to put defensive battles into words. Partially because it’s a bunch of deflections, missed shots, turnovers and broken down plays that have you at a loss for words and leaning in your seat as every shot goes towards the rim, trying to the ...more

Tonight's most intriguing match up: UCLA vs. Gonzaga
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 21, 2011 at 9:09pm

Dynamic and powerful coach 1 vs. dynamic and powerful coach 2.The two teams have almost identical records.UCLA will be on Gonzaga's court, and the game is sold out.A sellout crowd of 6,000 passionate Bulldogs fans is expected to pack "The Kennel" to root ...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: Under the Radar? Does Pat Summitt have Tennessee ready for another title?
by Swish Appeal
posted March 21, 2011 at 3:38pm

Underdog and Tennessee are two words that don't usually go together in women's basketball circles.  Pat Summitt could be the most well known coach in basketball, men or women.  The 8 National champions the Lady Vols have won is a testament to their pr...more

NCAA Tournament 2011: UConn handles familiar foe easily In Philadelphia Sub-Regional
by Swish Appeal
posted March 21, 2011 at 2:44pm

There are times in life when we're faced with lessons that are hard to take. It begins in infancy with a mother trying to teach an infant to try and sooth themselves back to sleep. It continues when they are adolescents and have to learn to solve problem...more

Baylor’s record-breaking rout of Prairie View no surprise to Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 21, 2011 at 2:42pm

Brittney Griner had six blocks in Baylor’s rout of PVAMU Photo Gallery: To come Statistical Comparison Notes Box score Video Highlights: Prairie View A&M vs. Baylor Video: Prairie View A&M head coach Toyelle Wilson explains her team&...more

Sports Illustrated covered
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted March 21, 2011 at 2:39pm

Superfan TG writes in to help with the Sports Illustrated Cover Conundrum. He also probably bought a copy of the mag cuz he could tell a lot more than C and R. He writes:In addition to the women players you correctly identified, I have the following:1. Sk...more

Sunday’s Stanford press conference quotes
by Left Coast Hoops
posted March 21, 2011 at 11:04am

Courtesy of Stanford Athletics NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship 2nd Round Pre-game quotes Stanford University March 20, 2011 Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Head Coach Tara VanDerveer Opening Statement… First of all, we’re very ...more

Florida Gulf Coast extends its home winning streak to 42 with WNIT opening round win over Drexel
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 20, 2011 at 6:57pm

WNIT Results: Friday, March 18 Florida 59, UMBC 47 || Box Score FGCU 73, Drexel 67 || Box Score Florida Gulf Coast (28-3), the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion, defeated Drexel 73-67 in WNIT first round action Friday night. It was the 4...more

High school teams that are lacking can only go so far
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 20, 2011 at 6:44pm

As I'm currently awash in some of the pain that is March Madness, I finally have a moment to discuss something I've been thinking about all winter: high school basketball team cover-ups.There are numerous high school teams that get away with winning, and ...more

St. John’s Quotes from Sunday’s press conferences
by Left Coast Hoops
posted March 20, 2011 at 5:13pm

NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship 2nd Round Pre-game quotes St. John’s University March 20, 2011 Stanford, Calif. St. John’s University Head Coach Kim Barnes Arico Opening Statement… “We’re excited to still be in sunny California....more

Stanford beats well-coached UC Davis
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted March 20, 2011 at 4:13pm

Okay, first things first. Yes, number one seed Stanford beat number 16 seed UC Davis 86-59, no surprise there, because no number one women’s seed has ever lost to a number 16 seed before… oh wait, yes one team did, Stanford lost to Harvard on Maples f...more

California state high school basketball finals set
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 20, 2011 at 2:42pm

Mater Dei defeated Canyon Springs in the Southern regional Division I final, and Berkeley beat Concord Carondelet in the Northern final.In Division IV, Windward and Imani Stafford will advance to the state final for SoCal.Rialto beat Buena with a buzzer s...more

Does playing in the WNIT help teams?
by Swish Appeal
posted March 20, 2011 at 2:39pm

While almost every women's basketball fan is paying close attention to the NCAA tournament, there are two other post-season tournaments taking place at the same time.  The lesser known of the two is the Women's Basketball Invitational, which started with...more

North Idaho 90, Trinity Valley 81
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 20, 2011 at 10:14am

North Idaho surged in the second half to beat favorite Trinity Valley for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I championship tonight. All game scores from this week's tournament are here.TVCC's Shakayla Caples lead all scorers with 2...more

NCAA Tournament: Day 1 Roundup
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 20, 2011 at 10:13am

I got up so excited yesterday morning. Finally, the first day of the NCAA tournament.Here's the bracket after yesterday's match ups.I had wondered why Marist was seeded tenth and Iowa State was seventh, and the Red Foxes proved me right by winning, 74-64....more

Women's NCAA Bracket 2011: #11 Gonzaga, #3 UCLA Advance In Spokane
by Swish Appeal
posted March 20, 2011 at 10:06am

Women's NCAA Bracket 2011: #11 Gonzaga, #3 UCLA Advance In Spokane As some might have expected with the Gonzaga Bulldogs playing in Spokane on their home floor, they "upset" the #6 Iowa Hawkeyes and advanced to Monday's second round. UCLA followed that ...more

Time to Dance: Maryland
by Swish Appeal
posted March 20, 2011 at 10:00am

Terrapin fans, be not afraid: these last 33 were done more or less in random order, with a long Internet interruption in between.  Writing this up last does not reflect any opinions I have on your team.   Who? The Terrapins of Maryland. What? Test...more

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