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Video: Texas A&M’s Sydney Colson talks about facing the Ogwumike sisters
by HoopFeed.com
posted April 3, 2011 at 7:04pm

In the first game of the women’s basketball Final Four Sunday night, a few players from both teams will be meeting again after playing against each other in high school. Texas A&M’s senior starting guard Sydney Colson is from the Houston area and ...more

Will it always be a cause; can it ever be a sport?
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted April 3, 2011 at 7:00pm

Tweet That’s a question that comes up a lot in women’s basketball and in women’s sports in general, and it’s one that I find fascinating but ultimately frustrating. This morning, hours before the Women’s Final Four tipped off in Indianapolis, ...more

USC loses in WNIT title game
by Left Coast Hoops
posted April 3, 2011 at 11:27am

Story recap courtesy of USC sports information director Darcy Couch TOLEDO, OHIO – The USC women’s basketball team came up against a powerful crowd and a determined Toledo team in the 2011 WNIT Championship game. With a sellout crowd behind them, th...more

Four more Final Four stories (hey, that rhymes)
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 3, 2011 at 10:59am

Who will win? Four great arguments.Skylar Diggins and the Irish are ret ta go.Little-known Texas A&M;traditions.The teams are ready to stop talking and start playing.Heck yeah, me too - let's get this started already.Extra: I hear that the "white" team wo...more

Three-way tie for AP Coach of the Year
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 3, 2011 at 10:33am

It's never happened before, but we have a three-way tie for the honor this year: Stanford Coach Tara VanDerveer, Connecticut Coach Geno Auriemma and Miami Coach Katie Meier. ...more

Nikki Caldwell heads To LSU despite 'A Very Attractive Multi-Year Offer' From UCLA
by Swish Appeal
posted April 3, 2011 at 10:27am

David Hooper of SBN's Rocky Top Talk and I have gone back and forth jokingly for much of this season about Nikki Caldwell's coaching future for about half of this season. Hooper, of course, wishing for her to return home to her alma mater to succeed Pa...more

Naama Shafir scores 40 to help Toledo win the WNIT
by Swish Appeal
posted April 3, 2011 at 10:20am

Naama Shafir scores 40 to help Toledo win the WNIT Toledo wins the WNIT Championship, 76-68, over USC. Behind the dominating performance of junior point guard Naama Shafir, who scored 40 points, Toledo was able to capture its first postseason champions...more

Nikki Caldwell to LSU
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 3, 2011 at 10:14am

I got the word about 2:30 Pacific time today from one of my best sources that Nikki Caldwell had accepted the Virginia job. Looking at my twitter feed, I wasn't the only one who heard this, as info began to leak about 5 p.m. PDT. But no, it's Louisiana St...more

Nation’s top players honored in Indianapolis
by HoopFeed.com
posted April 2, 2011 at 5:44pm

INDIANAPOLIS – The nation’s top women’s college basketball players received honors Saturday morning as festivities for the Final Four kicked off in Indianapolis. Ten players were selected for the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches Associ...more

UConn's Maya Moore 3-time Wade Trophy Honoree
by Swish Appeal
posted April 2, 2011 at 5:38pm

UConn's Maya Moore 3-time Wade Trophy Honoree Maya Moore becomes the first ever three-time recipient of the Wade Trophy after the announcement of her accomplishment at today's WBCA National Convention. The Wade Trophy, presented annually since 1978, rec...more

Foes and friends: Baylor’s Brittney Griner and Texas A&M;’s Danielle Adams
by HoopFeed.com
posted April 2, 2011 at 5:28pm

INDIANAPOLIS – At Saturday morning’s award presentation for the WBCA All-America team, Final Four participant Danielle Adams of Texas A&M sat among her peers smiling and enjoying their company. Baylor sophomore center Brittney Griner was among those...more

NCAA Women's Final Four Preview: How Can Texas A&M Beat Stanford?
by Swish Appeal
posted April 2, 2011 at 11:32am

Against the Stanford Cardinal, the Texas A&M Aggies might be successful by doing many of the things they did to beat the Baylor Lady Bears, as described in yesterday's Elite Eight analysis.  The key difference is that Stanford is indisputably a more ...more

McDonald's All-American game: one player's perspective
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 1, 2011 at 10:57am

Reshanda Gray of Washington Prep High School in Los Angeles was one of the players for the West in yesterday's McDonald's All-American high school game. The event capped off a big year for the Cal signee, who won a gold medal last June playing for USA Bas...more

Let the games begin! 2011 NCAA DI Final Four
by HoopFeed.com
posted April 1, 2011 at 10:55am

vs. vs. Semifinal 1 – Texas A&M vs. Stanford April 3, 2011 Indianapolis, IN. Time: 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com Semifinal 2 – Notre Dame vs. Connecticut Time: 9:30 p.m ET, ESPN / ESPN3.com Nati...more

Tara the Terrible's sense of humor
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted April 1, 2011 at 1:23am

Whenever C and R run into Stanford women’s basketball fans, we inevitably talk about Stanford Head Coach Tara VanDerveer. And for those who have been lucky enough to meet her, all remark on her sense of humor, something that does not show when she is on...more

Final Four stuff, coaching news
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 1, 2011 at 1:20am

The lead of this fine Stanford story on their seniors says it all: Four straight Final Fours. Who does that? Indeed.At Texas A&M;, it's been a long journey to the 'Four.Coaching non-hires:Texas Tech's Kristy Curry has dropped her bid for the LSU job.Kelly...more

WNBA Draft 2011 Prospect Capsule: Jasmine Thomas – "She Means What She Says & She Leads By Example"
by Swish Appeal
posted March 31, 2011 at 11:34pm

From now until the WNBA draft on April 11, 2011, Swish Appeal will be providing you with information, quotes and audio clips on some of the top prospects.  We hope you enjoy them, and they help you prepare for the new crop of WNBA players entering the ...more

WNBA Draft 2011 Prospects: How Much Better Is Courtney Vandersloot Than Other Point Guards?
by Swish Appeal
posted March 31, 2011 at 9:28pm

My friend's maxim that all you have to do to get selected high in the WNBA Draft is perform well in the NCAA Tournament may never be truer than this year's draft. Thankfully, Gonzaga Bulldogs point guard Courtney Vandersloot might be the biggest benefi...more

Women's First World U25 Wheelchair Basketball Championships: July 15-21
by Women in Sport International
posted March 31, 2011 at 6:45pm

The inaugural world championships for young female wheelchair basketball players will take place from July 15-21 at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The tournament will feature teams from eight nations: Canada, Australia, Germany, Grea...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: How Texas A&M's Guards Took Them To The Final Four
by Swish Appeal
posted March 31, 2011 at 6:37pm

There were at least two ways to ways of think about forward Danielle Adams' poor performances in Texas A&M's first three games against the Baylor Lady Bears this season. Strong performances from Adams in any one of those three games would have been enou...more

East beats West 78-66 in McDonald’s All-American game, MVP Elizabeth Williams sets records
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 31, 2011 at 5:50pm

Ariya Crook Williams (Long Beach Poly, Long Beach, CA) won the skills competition in Monday night’s Jam Fest. Rosters and coaching staff Led by the record-setting performance of Duke-bound Elizabeth Williams (Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach...more

Not. Funny.
by Stephanie Perleberg: Believe and Run On!
posted March 31, 2011 at 5:47pm

Recently I have been hearing all these “jokes” that are really not funny. I didn’t, even for a second, wonder if I was losing my sense of humor because, as it states in my bio, I am a “fun haver”, which means that I do, and will forever, love la...more

WNIT Final Set, Toledo vs. USC on Saturday
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 31, 2011 at 5:32pm

< p> Toledo beats Charlotte, 83-60 USC beats Illinois State, 63-36 USC travels to Toledo to play the Rockets in the championship at 3 p.m. ET Saturday on CBS College Sports Game recaps Toledo, Southern Cal roll into WNIT final (womensnit.com)...more

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