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As the basketball season approaches, storylines are forming
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 17, 2014 at 6:38pm

College teams are fleshing out and taking shape:Expectations for Duke are lower this year, despite the return of Elizabeth Williams.Coach Nikki Caldwell is looking to get LSU "back to what they were built on."Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd has learned to em...more

Pac-12 Women's Basketball Preview: the University of California - Berkeley
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 15, 2014 at 6:54pm

This is the third in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.This is Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb's fourth season at the helm of the program, which has been punctuated so far by the Bears' trip to the 2013 Final Four. Bu...more

Comparing Universities' Response to Charges of Sexual Assault -- What a Difference a Year Makes?
by Title IX Blog
posted October 15, 2014 at 9:41am

Last week, the day after he came off the bench to lead the University of Florida to a 10-9 victory over Tennessee, quarterback Treon Harris was accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus in the early morning of Sunday, October 5.  The ...more

Pac-12 women's basketball preview: the University of Washington
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 13, 2014 at 7:57pm

This is the second in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.The Huskies may be poised to see their resilience pay off this season.Hammered by injuries two years ago, and then seeing their coach hired away by Ohio Sta...more

NCAA Soccer – Bracket Projections v3.5
by All White Kit
posted October 12, 2014 at 12:17pm

OK, I’ve decided to streamline the process a bit to eliminate some redundancy. The listed seeded teams are what was before my projected seeded teams, the seed candidates are the remaining RPI Top 25 teams ranked according to results against Top 50 t...more

Women’s College Wrestling Continues Expansion with Five New Teams
by Wombat Sports
posted October 12, 2014 at 12:16pm

Freshman Kiaya Van Scoyoc of Warner Pacific University The extraordinary expansion of women’s wrestling continues this year as five more colleges have added wrestling teams for this coming season. Among them: Eastern Michigan University Life U...more

The other Summitt is out to re-shape the culture at Louisiana Tech
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 8, 2014 at 1:09pm

First-year Louisiana Tech coach Tyler Summitt pushed his team to the breaking point in their first practice today:RUSTON – Any doubts about Tyler Summitt changing the culture around Louisiana Tech's women's basketball program were put to rest Monday...more

Alabama reverses its stance, will grant Daisha Simmons waiver
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 8, 2014 at 1:08pm

The University of Alabama says it will support a waiver to allow Daisha Simmons to play at Seton Hall this season, reversing its previous denial:The Simmons situation had prompted criticism of Alabama from media outlets and social media in recent weeks.In...more

NCAA Soccer – Non-Conference Review – WCC
by All White Kit
posted October 2, 2014 at 5:25pm

It has not been the best of years for the WCC. A league used to having a handful of contenders for at-large bids in the NCAA Tournament may get just one if things break the wrong way in league play. The only team that can be confident in their spot righ...more

NCAA Soccer – RPI Bracket, Bubble Ladder, Seed Projections v2.0
by All White Kit
posted September 29, 2014 at 2:28am

Seeded Teams 1 – Stanford – Pac-12* 2 – North Carolina – ACC* 3 – UCLA – Pac-12 4 – Texas A&M – SEC* 5 – Florida State – ACC 6 – Florida – SEC 7 – Penn State – Big Te...more

NCAA Soccer – RPI Bracket, Bubble Ladder, Seed Projections v1.5
by All White Kit
posted September 27, 2014 at 3:51pm

Seeded 1 – North Carolina – ACC* 2 – UCLA – Pac-12* 3 – Stanford – Pac-12 4 – Texas A&M – SEC* 5 – Pepperdine – WCC* 6 – Penn State – Big Ten* 7 – South Carolina – SE...more

NCAA Soccer – Non-Conference Review – Big South & Horizon
by All White Kit
posted September 24, 2014 at 6:14pm

Big South 171 – High Point 182 – Liberty 214 – Longwood 216 – Coastal Carolina 242 – Campbell 276 – Presbyterian 294 – Winthrop 305 – Gardner-Webb 310 – UNC Asheville 312 – Radford 321 – C...more

NCAA Soccer – Non-Conference Review – AAC
by All White Kit
posted September 24, 2014 at 1:28pm

Things probably aren’t as bad as they could be, but the AAC is likely a three horse race for an at-large bid with UCF the best hope by a mile, with UConn and South Florida likely to sweat all the way to Selection Monday. Don’t count out Tulsa...more

NCAA Soccer – What Chris Is Watching – 09/21/14 – USC vs Pepperdine
by All White Kit
posted September 21, 2014 at 8:23pm

USC vs Pepperdine – 6:30 PM Southern California college WoSo fans have probably never had it so well. Be it UCLA or these two teams, Los Angeles is in many ways the nexus of women’s college soccer at the moment. The visitors will likely com...more

White House Unveils New Public Awareness Campaign Aimed at Campus Sexual Assault
by Title IX Blog
posted September 19, 2014 at 6:26pm

As part of its larger effort to focus public attention and government resources at the problem of sexual assault on campus, the White House today unveiled a new public awareness campaign aimed at amplifying the message that sexual assault is not just a ma...more

NCAA Soccer – Non-Conference Review – SEC
by All White Kit
posted September 18, 2014 at 2:40pm

The whole “mile wide, inch deep” analogy probably applies to the SEC right now. They’ve got twelve clubs in the RPI Top 100, but with what you’d call a very poor set of results against top teams, you’d have to figure a good ...more

NCAA Soccer – What Chris Is Watching – 09/18/14 – UConn vs Florida State
by All White Kit
posted September 18, 2014 at 2:37pm

UConn vs Florida State – 7:00 PM This is probably an under the radar clash given the beginning of league play this weekend in the ACC, but FSU’s non-conference finale could nonetheless be a thrilling showdown thanks to their opponents in Stor...more

NCAA Soccer – Non-Conference Review – MAAC, Southland, Patriot
by All White Kit
posted September 17, 2014 at 1:52pm

MAAC RPI – School (WLT Record) 39 – Fairfield (6-1-1) 78 – Manhattan (5-3-0) 87 – Rider (5-2-0) 95 – Niagara (3-1-2) 146 – Monmouth (5-2-0) 259 – Siena (3-4-1) 261 – Iona (3-5-0) 292 – Marist (1-4-0)...more

Do Competitive Spirit Competitions Offer Athletic Opportunities that Count Under Title IX?
by Title IX Blog
posted September 15, 2014 at 12:22pm

As the school year gets underway in Texas, high school students there have the opportunity for the first time to compete in a statewide cheerleading competition sanctioned this summer by the state's interscholastic athletic league (the UIL) on a one-year ...more

NCAA Soccer: Maryland downs Rutgers, 2-0, in Big 10 opener
by All White Kit
posted September 15, 2014 at 12:21pm

An enthusiastic crowd of 1,420 – including the Mighty Sound of Maryland pep band, which played throughout the match – showed up at Ludwig Field for Maryland’s inaugural home match in Big 10 competition. The crowd would not be disappointe...more

Head Injuries: The Wrong Lesson
by The First Line
posted September 14, 2014 at 3:30pm

Back when I was so foolish as to write about other sports, one of the first stories that caught my attention, in part because I once found myself sitting across the aisle from her at an invitational,* was that of Jamie Carey. Some of you more dedicated w...more

NCAA Soccer – Big Ten – Non-Conference Review
by All White Kit
posted September 11, 2014 at 12:19pm

Making definitive conclusions on the Big Ten’s non-conference slate isn’t easy considering that though the league is (almost) done with non-league play, their opponents may still have two or three weeks of non-league games themselves left. It...more

Nation’s top women's basketball prospect, Asia Durr, commits to Louisville Cardinals
by Swish Appeal
posted September 10, 2014 at 2:11pm

After narrowing her list down to five teams, the nation's top prospect announced that she will be headed to Louisville in 2015. Louisville received a huge commitment today with the verbal pledge of the nation's top prospect, Asia Durr. Durr, the dynam...more

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