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NCAA Women's Bracket 2011: Sweet Sixteen Preview & Predictions
by Swish Appeal
posted March 24, 2011 at 1:15pm

Managing emotions might be the key between Ohio State and Tennessee (via OhioStateBuckeyes.com). With three upsets occurring on the last day of sub-regional play, the 2011 NCAA women's basketball tournament bracket looks at least a little bit different t...more

Video Highlights: West Virginia vs. Baylor
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 24, 2011 at 10:07am

Highlights of Baylor’s 2nd round 2011 NCAA Tournament victory over West Virginia, 82-68. (March 22, 2011) Video: Baylor Athletics ...more

Hillary Klimowicz's Blog: Venice Pt. 1!!!
by Eat. Play. Love.
posted March 24, 2011 at 9:46am

This past weekend, Nyon Basket Feminin had off from basketball. Knowing this, I’d decided a few months ago that I’d take the opportunity of an off-weekend to visit another European city I've been dying to see: Venice. Like all the places I've been tra...more

Finalists announced for WBCA DI All-American team
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 24, 2011 at 12:55am

The list, and it's a good one:Name Institution Year Pos. Height Danielle Adams Texas A&M;University Sr. F-C 6-1 Kachine Alexander University of Iowa Sr. G 5-9 LaSondra Barrett Louisiana State University Jr. F 6-2 Kelsey Bolte Iowa Sta...more

Venice Part I
by Eat. Play. Love.
posted March 23, 2011 at 10:52pm

This past weekend, Nyon Basket Feminin had off from basketball. Knowing this, I’d decided a few months ago that I’d take the opportunity of an off-weekend to visit another European city I've been dying to see: Venice. Like all the places I've been tra...more

Gonzaga is well-poised for Elite 8 after playing the best televised women's basketball game of 2010-11
by Swish Appeal
posted March 23, 2011 at 2:29pm

It was so loud in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane last night, that when asked about the crowd Gonzaga Bulldogs coach Kelly Graves might have done his best Dave Chappelle-as-Lil' Jon impression* to help dramatize how loud it was. "What?" Graves j...more

NCAA Women's Bracket 2011: Which Second Round Upset Was Most Surprising?
by Swish Appeal
posted March 23, 2011 at 1:40pm

The #11 Gonzaga Bulldogs' 89-75 upset of the #3 UCLA Bruins was predictable. So predictable that UCLA fans at SBN's Bruins Nation think that their athletic director should have protested the seeding and/or being sent to Spokane and/or being place in Stan...more

NCAA Tournament Day 4 (more upsets)
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 23, 2011 at 12:31pm

The stunna of the night is Louisville's up-ending of Xavier, 85-75. Cardinal freshman point guard Shoni Schimmel "showed" out and deposited 33 points in the basket for her team. Apparently she was worth the wait for Coach Jeff Walz.Like our UCLA Bruins, t...more

Stanford beats St. John's, Seniors perfect at home
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted March 23, 2011 at 12:28am

You would think C and R would be used to it by now; Stanford falling behind a little in the first half, battling back, taking a slight lead into the locker room. Stanford head Coach Tara VanDerveer working her adjustment skills magic, second half opens, S...more

Video: Pat Summitt’s comments on the firing of Tennessee men’s coach Bruce Pearl
by HoopFeed.com
posted March 23, 2011 at 12:00am

Video: wutksports Tennessee fired men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl yesterday. The university’s women’s coach and legend Pat Summitt, who is good friends with Pearl, talked about his dismissal on video. Summitt indicated that she believes Pearl, ...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: How Gonzaga's Team Synergy Carried Them To The Sweet Sixteen
by Swish Appeal
posted March 22, 2011 at 10:44pm

Although you never want to assume that you've seen all that a player like Gonzaga point guard Courtney Vandersloot is capable of, it's hard to imagine her playing any better than she did last night. Vandersloot scored 29 points on UCLA's stingy defense t...more

A bevy of links from the weekend of NCAA action
by Left Coast Hoops
posted March 22, 2011 at 5:00pm

Yep, I’ve been busy. What Tara Really meant was….on espnW http://espn.go.com/espnw/blog/_/post/6243839/stanford-cardinal-coach-tara-vanderveer-says-success-result-hard-work Stanford-St. John’s Game Story for espnW http://espn.go.com/espnw/blog/_...more

NCAA Women's Tournament 2011: Maryland & Brenda Frese aim for revenge against Georgetown
by Swish Appeal
posted March 22, 2011 at 4:47pm

Before the season, any way you looked at it, you knew it was going to be an "interesting" season for the University of Maryland's women's basketball team.   Having lost players to graduation and transfer the last few years, this was going to be Brend...more

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

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