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Rutgers alum Katie Adams brings lessons from Vivian Stringer to Bucknell
by Swish Appeal
posted November 25, 2014 at 10:47pm

Rutgers alum Katie Adams is bringing her experiences as a high-level Division I player to the bench at Bucknell as an assistant coach. Teaneck, NJ -They are often overlooked. They log long hours and many observers or fans do not realize the multiple r...more

Stanford Holds off New Mexico
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted November 25, 2014 at 10:17am

So the Stanford Women’s Basketball game at New Mexico started out Stanford enough. Stanford, even though without their leading scorer Lili Thompson (illness), found themselves up 22-6 in the first five minutes. Credit Karlie Samuelson (KSam) with fo...more

Washington guard Kelsey Plum named to Wooden Award top 30 list
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted November 25, 2014 at 10:13am

Washington sophomore G Kelsey Plum was named to the preseason Wooden Award Top 30 on Monday. The list is comprised of 30 student-athletes who, based on last year’s individual performance and team records, are the early front-runners for college bask...more

Gonzaga dropped out of AP Top 25 poll; UConn slipped to No. 3
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted November 24, 2014 at 7:40pm

Many thought then-No. 6 Stanford upsetting then-No. 1 UConn last week, snapping the Huskies' 47-game winning streak, was good for the women's basketball season. Well, that was just the beginning. Days after Stanford's win, then-No. 10 Texas traveled to T...more

Ready, Set, Turkey Trot!
by Pretty Tough
posted November 24, 2014 at 7:37pm

It’s that time of the year again when turkey lovers who love to run gather for an appetite-inducing morning of good-natured competition. On Thanksgiving Day, or very near it, runners across the U.S. lace up their shoes for some version of the trot....more

Mississippi State Women's Basketball: Not to be Overlooked
by Swish Appeal
posted November 24, 2014 at 10:11am

After strong showings in the opening rounds of the Preseason WNIT, the Mississippi State Bulldogs used Vic Shaefer's pressure defense to spark a 15-0 run to upset the 16th-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers in the semifinal round. Humphrey Coliseum will...more

Australia’s Jessy Rose Clark Latest Signee to Invicta
by Wombat Sports
posted November 24, 2014 at 9:58am

Clark Invicta adds another bantamweight to their roster. Jessy “Jessy Jess” Rose Clark announced Sunday she has signed to the promotion. Combat Press was the first to report the news. Clark (5-1) is one of the rising stars out of Oceania,...more

NCAA Soccer – University Park Regional – (2) Penn State vs Virginia Tech Preview
by All White Kit
posted November 23, 2014 at 2:45pm

1:00 PM – (2) Penn State vs Virginia Tech It’s been steady as you were for Penn State through two rounds. Given some of the displays of their seeded brethren, PSU’s calm 4-1 demolition of MAC double winners Buffalo flew under the radar...more

Daily Swish: A round up of weekend links
by Swish Appeal
posted November 22, 2014 at 9:23pm

A roundup of links over the week. Here are some links over the past week, mostly in the WNBA, and some in the NCAA as well. Mount St. Joseph forward Lauren Hill played in her second college game vs. Bethany College and scored a layup - Hill scored wit...more

Lauren Hill plays again, makes a layup
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 22, 2014 at 10:15am

Mount St. Joseph's freshman Lauren Hill played in her second game tonight, and scored.Results:Today's best games so far have been those of the unranked......Texas Tech survived Arizona, 57-54.USC downed Long Beach State in overtime, 90-85.Alabama got past...more

NCAA Soccer – Palo Alto Regional Preview
by All White Kit
posted November 22, 2014 at 10:13am

7:30 PM – (4) Washington vs Missouri Given an odd matchup in the first round, Washington avoided any untimely slip-ups, winning 1-0 against MAAC Tournament champs Rider. Their opponents were quite limited when all was said and done, but the Huskie...more

NCAA Soccer – Gainesville Regional Preview
by All White Kit
posted November 22, 2014 at 10:10am

3:00 PM – (3) Texas Tech vs Auburn Texas Tech won’t enjoy near as easy a time as they had against Prairie View A&M in the opening round of the tournament. The Red Raiders probably should have had a tougher first round matchup, even with ...more

Stanford Can’t Stay on Top, Fall to Texas
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted November 21, 2014 at 11:10pm

Stanford did not lead for the majority of the game…they were down by 10 at one point…Amber Orrange kept Stanford in it with some clutch shooting near the end…the game went into overtime…no, dear reader, you are not suffering de...more

NCAA Basketball selects host cities for 2016-2018
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 21, 2014 at 11:08pm

The NCAA named its host cities for 2016-2018 regionals, and Lexington, Kent. won big. Stockton, Calif. and South Dakota will host regionals for the first time:2016 HOST ROUND SITE VENUEMarch 25-28 Fairfield and UConn Regional Bridgeport, Conn. Web...more

NCAA Soccer – Charlottesville Regional Preview
by All White Kit
posted November 21, 2014 at 11:05pm

3:00 PM – (3) Kentucky vs Arizona State Iron nerves at the penalty spot separated Kentucky from a scarcely believable fate in first round elimination to minnows SIU Edwardsville. The Wildcats started out jittery against the Cougars but grew into t...more

Lee Replaces Porto to Face Modafferi at InvictaFC 10
by Wombat Sports
posted November 21, 2014 at 11:03pm

Courtesy InvictaFC After a visa issue has sidetracked Vanessa Porto from getting into the country, Andrea Lee will replace the title contender against Roxanne Modafferi at InvictaFC December 5. Lee (2-0) made an impressive debut over Shannon Sinn at I...more

Six-day old basketball season features more upendings
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 21, 2014 at 11:33am

Upsets:#10 surprised #6 Stanford in overtime, 87-81.Mississippi State dropped #17 West Virginia, 74-61.More results:Pitt routed Michigan, 85-64, and set a school record in the process: a team-high 13 three-point shots.Auburn edged FGCU, 72-69.James Madiso...more

"Boxing can be cruel" as Irish team has mixed fortunes in Korea
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted November 20, 2014 at 3:39pm

Irish team at the AIBA world champs PIC via IABA.ieThe AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships continue in Korea this week with some great fights popping up all over the internet.  It used to be that women's boxing existed in a shadowy corner of sai...more

Some close ones-NCAA Basketball
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 20, 2014 at 10:08am

It took two overtimes, but Green Bay upset #24 Purdue, 81-78.#11 North Carolina survived #21 Oklahoma State, 79-77.#23 Syracuse surged past Duquesne, 90-84.Jewell Loyd lifted #3 Notre Dame past #15 Michigan State, 71-63.#24 Georgia overtook Ohio State, 67...more

NCAA Soccer – The ReRank: Power Rankings After Round One
by All White Kit
posted November 20, 2014 at 10:06am

I’ve decided to re-rank the teams in the NCAA Tournament field after each weekend of play, while also devoting a little attention to the dearly departed. Anyone eliminated in a prior round can’t be ranked higher than someone still in the tourn...more

Niagara team rescued from snow storm
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 20, 2014 at 10:03am

After 24 hours stranded in a snow storm in upstate New York, the Niagara team was rescued today. Ordeal timeline.Player news:One season after her freshman "fog," Kentucky's Makayla Epps is starting to shine.New Mexico has dismissed Ebony Walker following ...more

Weekend Results: Eye Defeats Smith; Aguilar Retains & Kianzad Gains a Title
by Wombat Sports
posted November 19, 2014 at 9:30am

Pro WMMA Courtesy Yahoo Sports Jessica Eye looked impressive in her win against a very game Leslie Smith at UFC 180 in Mexico City, Mexico, which aired live on Fox Sports 1. Eye’s striking proved to be the factor in the fight, as Eye damag...more

Adverse conditions: what do Connecticut's close losses say about the program?
by Swish Appeal
posted November 19, 2014 at 9:28am

Is one close loss by Connecticut a sign of decline for the Huskies? We look at Connecticut's record over the last 10 seasons to see if there's a dark lining in the Connecticut silver cloud. Stanford might have saved the NCAA women's basketball tournam...more

USA Today top 25 weekly poll: there's a new number one in town
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 19, 2014 at 9:26am

Stanford's got the top spot in this week's USA Today top 25 poll, knocking UConn from the perch it's had since April, 2013:1. Stanford2. Notre Dame3. South Carolina4. Connecticut5. Tennessee6. Texas A&M;7. Duke8. Maryland9. Kentucky10. Louisville11. N...more

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