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Jayda Evans (JaydaEvans)

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Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog

Jayda Evans covers college and pro women's basketball. While its her first year on the Washington beat, she has covered the Storm since its inception. She'll offer observations, critiques, occasional off-beat tales and answers to select e-mail inquires. Evans also has written a book on the Storm and women's hoops, called "Game On!"

Storm star Sue Bird makes history in leading USA to World Championship title
PG Sue Bird helped lead USA Basketball to a gold medal at the FIBA World Championship in Turkey. She finished with three assists as USA defeated Spain, 77-64, for the title on Sunday. The Americans also win the automatic berth to the Rio 2016 Olympic Game...[Read on]
Sue Bird, Leilani Mitchell advance to quarterfinals of FIBA World Championship
Point guards Sue Bird (USA) and Leilani Mitchell (Australia) helped their countries advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey. Mitchell, who starred at Kennewick HS, qualified for the Opals national team because her m...[Read on]
Idaho star Destiny Slocum verbally commits to Washington
According to multiple reports, Idaho star Destiny Slocum gave a verbal commitment to Washington on Monday. Under NCAA rules, UW can't confirm any reports. ESPNW has the 5-foot-7 PG ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the HoopGurlz Super 60 for the 2016 class...[Read on]
TV Alert: Many ways to watch the FIBA World Championship
OK, so maybe it won't be the Sue Bird spotlight live from Turkey, but the Storm all-star PG is making a historic trip to the FIBA World Championship for Women, which runs from Saturday through Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul. Bird, 33, has competed for USA...[Read on]
Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: Temeka Johnson adapted to play as a backup
Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the new...[Read on]
WNBA playoffs most-viewed postseason since 2007, according to ESPN
Not only did Phoenix reset the record books during its championship season, it drew a few more television viewers along the way. Here are some highlights of the Mercury's Game 3 win in the WNBA Finals. Below is a release from ESPN about the increased view...[Read on]
Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: Alysha Clark provided a spark in the starting lineup
Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the new...[Read on]
Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: Noelle Quinn managed unpredictable playing time
Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews Aug. 18. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the newsp...[Read on]
WNBA president Laurel J. Richie Finals press conference transcript
From the WNBA:     WNBA PRESIDENT LAUREL J. RICHIE     MODERATOR: Welcome everyone to the WNBA Finals 2014 presented by Boost Mobile. We'll begin with WNBA President Laurel J. Richie, who will make opening remarks and we'll proceed...[Read on]
All-Star Courtney Vandersloot makes WNBA Finals debut
Former Zags PG Courtney Vandersloot will lead Chicago in a best-of-five WNBA Finals series against Phoenix. Game 1 tips Sunday at 12:30pm PT on ABC. Vandersloot, who also starred at Kentwood HS, is in her fourth WNBA season. She worked her way back from ...[Read on]