ATLANTA (AP) -- Former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss has joined new Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Nell Fortner as chief of staff.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 19, 2019, 11:29 pm
Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister. ''My sister Cathy Inglese has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is fighting for her life,'' Nancy Inglese posted on Facebook
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 19, 2019, 1:52 am
WACO, Texas (AP) -- National champion Baylor has added a second graduate transfer, with Erin DeGrate returning home to finish her college career after the past two seasons at Texas Tech.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 17, 2019, 11:50 pm
More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by the NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation. Hagens Berman, the law firm representing the plaintiffs in Alston vs. the NCAA, said Wednesday 53,748 FBS
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 17, 2019, 8:30 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Central Michigan has promoted Heather Oesterle to succeed retiring women's basketball coach Sue Guevara.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 12, 2019, 4:34 pm
National champion Baylor will have a graduate transfer from the SEC for the second year in a row with the addition of Te'a Cooper from South Carolina. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey plans for Cooper to switch to point guard for the Lady Bears, like Chloe Jackson did last season after leaving LSU.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 11, 2019, 11:27 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana guard Ali Patberg has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 5, 2019, 7:35 pm
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Kristen Dowling has been hired as women's basketball coach at Pepperdine, returning for her third stint at the school.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 4, 2019, 12:20 am
Memphis says it has launched an independent external review of its women's basketball program in response to complaints of abuse and harassment. Memphis coach Melissa McFerrin owns a 175-172 record in 11 seasons at the school.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 3, 2019, 11:37 pm
''Going to the Final Four every year, winning the national championship,'' said Cooke, a 5-foot-9 point guard from Toledo, Ohio, ranked as the country's fourth-best player overall coming out of high school. Cooke is among four of the nation's top 11 ranked players who signed
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 2, 2019, 6:19 pm
We look at the last five years of finishes in the Learfield Directors Cup standings, the NACDA's preferred metric, to come away with a champ.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 2, 2019, 3:57 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- - Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia announced that she has Stage 2 breast cancer Monday. Mangakahia was second in the country with 8.4 assists per game last season. The 24-year-old graduate student decided to return for her last season at Syracuse instead of turning pro
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 2, 2019, 1:01 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse has hired former WNBA star and two-time Olympic champion DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant women's coach.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 27, 2019, 9:59 pm
UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday accepted an invitation to move its basketball and most other athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference. University President Susan Herbst signed a contract with the Big East that includes
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 26, 2019, 8:44 pm
Hall of Fame Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer once told Charmin Smith coaching would absolutely be in her future. ''I was just going back to get another master's degree that I really didn't need and trying to figure out life,'' Smith recalled Tuesday, when she was formally introduced
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 25, 2019, 11:43 pm
Former Cal women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb reflects on the hiring of Charmin Smith. Smith, a former Cal associate head coach, will replace Gottlieb, who was recently hired as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 25, 2019, 9:21 pm
Charmin Smith talks about what it means to take on the role of head coach after spending the last 12 seasons as an assistant on the Golden Bear staff. Smith also served as the program's associate head coach since 2012 and becomes the 10th head coach in Cal women's basketball history.
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 25, 2019, 8:11 pm
Star women's basketball athlete Kristine Anigwe is Cal's female recipient of the 2018-19 Tom Hansen Medal. Anigwe was named the 2019 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year after leading the nation in rebounding with 16.2 per game. Anigwe is also Cal’s career leader in scoring with 2,591 (4th in
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 25, 2019, 4:06 pm
Women's basketball star Kianna Ibis is Arizona State's female recipient of the 2018-19 Tom Hansen Medal. In her ASU career Ibis tallied 1,178 points, 563 rebounds, 101 steals and 58 blocks and finished ninth in career FGs with 494. She is also a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 25, 2019, 4:06 pm
The presidents of the schools in the Big East voted Monday to extend an invitation to UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports. A person with firsthand knowledge confirmed that the schools' presidents voted by conference call on Monday morning. UConn has a Board of Trustees
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 25, 2019, 6:10 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Defending national champion Baylor will host Georgia on Dec. 4 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge women's basketball event.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 24, 2019, 10:44 pm
Former Kentucky center Dorie Harrison is transferring to Lipscomb. Lipscomb announced Monday that it was adding Harrison, who sat out the 2018-19 season for unspecified personal health reasons. The move represents a homecoming for the 6-foot-3 Harrison, who graduated from Hillsboro High School in Nashville
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 24, 2019, 4:22 pm
California found a familiar face in Charmin Smith to replace Lindsay Gottlieb as women's basketball coach. Smith returns to a campus where she most recently served as associate head coach since 2012 before joining the WNBA's New York Liberty as an assistant coach in April. Gottlieb departed
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 22, 2019, 2:08 am
Arizona has signed women's basketball coach Adia Barnes to a contract extension through 2024. The school announced Barnes' extension Friday after the contract was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. The leading scorer in Arizona history, Barnes returned to coach her alma mater in 2016
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 14, 2019, 9:15 pm
Lindsay Gottlieb, who was hired as a Cavaliers assistant coach Wednesday, explains how Cal "was the greatest thing" to happen to her. Gottlieb was Cal women's basketball head coach for eight years. She becomes the first women's NCAA head coach recruited to an NBA staff.
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 13, 2019, 7:01 pm
The Cavaliers have lured away another prominent college coach. Lindsay Gottlieb is leaving California after eight seasons to join John Beilein's staff in Cleveland and become the seventh female assistant in the NBA. Gottlieb led the Golden Bears to seven NCAA Tournament appearances and their first
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 12, 2019, 7:06 pm
Ruth Riley Hunter says her journey to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame began in front of her television set more than a quarter-century ago. Ticha Penicheiro's own dream started when she received a basketball from her parents when she was 6. Both entered the Hall of Fame on Saturday night
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 9, 2019, 4:00 am
Ticha Penicheiro has discovered a different way to hand out assists now that her playing career is over. Rather than setting up teammates for easy baskets, Penicheiro is guiding the next generation of players in her new career as an agent. The former Old Dominion and Sacramento Monarchs point guard
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 7, 2019, 11:11 pm
UConn says guards Crystal Dangerfield and Evina Westbrook had surgery in the past week, but are they're expected to return in time for the start of the season. The school says Dangerfield had surgery on her left hip on May 30 and Westbrook underwent surgery on her left knee on Tuesday. Dangerfield
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 6, 2019, 6:10 pm
Former UCLA standouts and current U.S. Women's National Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Sam Mewis discuss how their time in Westwood and competing the Pac-12 helped their development as soccer players. Both Dahlkemper and Mewis, who played together on UCLA's 2013 NCAA Championship team, are
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 6, 2019, 5:13 pm
United States Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis spoke with Pac-12 Networks prior to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup about the Pac-12's developmental pipeline into the USA's national team. Ellis, who coached at UCLA from 1999 to 2010, selected seven former Pac-12ers to her roster
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 7:16 pm
Following a breakout season on The Farm, KZ Okpala prepares for the 2019 NBA Draft. He led Stanford in scoring his during sophomore season (16.8 points per game). The first-team All-Pac-12 honoree also chipped in 5.7 boards per game and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 46.3 percent from the floor,
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 7:01 pm
UCLA head softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez showed off her pride for her Bruins team after winning the program's 12th Women's College World Series Championship. This was the second national title as a head coach for Inouye-Perez, having previously coached UCLA to the pinnacle of college softball
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 5:01 pm
Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury. The 6-foot-7 Prince was a high school all-American and key player in a Texas 2017 recruiting class that was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation. In a Twitter
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:28 pm
Hear Kinsley Washington, Briana Perez, Brianna Tautalafua, Rachel Garcia and Kelly Inouye-Perez thank UCLA fans everywhere for their support during the 2019 season. The Bruins captured the 2019 NCAA crown on a walk-off single from Washington on Tuesday against Oklahoma
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:59 am
Rachel Garcia, the WCWS Most Outstanding Player, reflects on winning the 2019 NCAA Championship with her UCLA teammates in Oklahoma City following a 5-4 win in Game 2. Garcia pitched five innings of one-run ball Monday in Game 1 and allowed four runs over seven innings Tuesday in Game 2. At the plate
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:41 am
UCLA hoists the 2019 NCAA Softball Championship trophy following a 5-4 walk-off victory against Oklahoma on Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Jacqui Prober scored the game-winning run off Kinsley Washington’s walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh. The Bruins' 12 NCAA titles are the most of any program
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 5, 2019, 4:38 am
Former Stanford defender Tierna Davidson speaks to Pac-12 Networks before the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. The 20-year-old Davidson is the youngest player on the United States roster headed to France this summer, where she will make her World Cup debut. Growing up a mere 10 minutes from
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 4, 2019, 11:01 pm
Former UCLA gymnastics head coach Valorie Kondos Field explains what drew her to Oklahoma City to cheer on the Bruins at the Women's College World Series. Kondos Field also details how women's gymnastics and softball have been close over the years, dating back to when Lisa Fernandez and Kelly
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 4, 2019, 10:59 pm
Stanford's Albane Valenzuela is named 2019 Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Year. Valenzuela posted a sixth-place finish at the 2019 NCAA Championships and is currently ranked seventh in the World Golf Amateur Rankings. She finished with a 72.36 scoring average this season and was named first-team
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 4, 2019, 6:06 pm
UCLA's Michael Toglia prepares for his professional career after three successful seasons with the Bruins. Through the 2019 regular season, Toglia tallied a .994 fielding percentage and just seven errors. He was named a to the 2018 All-Pac-12 First Team and to the 2017 Freshman All-American Team.
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 4, 2019, 3:31 am
Arizona State outfielder Hunter Bishop listed as one of the country's top MLB prospects after a successful collegiate career. Bishop was named a Pac-12 Player of the Week three times during the 2019 season after racking up five multi-home run games. He's slated to be a top-10 pick and has been
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 4, 2019, 12:21 am
Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn looks to take his successful college career to the next level. Through his three years as a Bear, Vaughn has tallied 50 home runs and 162 RBI. He was named 2018's Golden Spikes Award Winner and is listed as a finalist for the 2019 honor. No player has won the award
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 3, 2019, 11:41 pm
Oregon State junior Adley Rutschman eyes the big leagues after an impressive career with the Beavers. The catcher was named the 2018 College World Series Most Outstanding Player, 2019's Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year and a 2019 Golden Spikes Award finalist. Rutschman holds a .354 batting
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 3, 2019, 11:41 pm
UCLA fans showed up in force to send off their Bruins to Game 1 of the Women's College World Series Championship Series against Oklahoma. The Bruins advanced to the championship round in dramatic fashion, knocking off Washington on Rachel Garcia's 10th-inning walk-off home run. The three-game
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 3, 2019, 10:21 pm
Former Cardinal catcher and current Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch sits down in the Pac-12 Network studio to discuss the impact of winning the World Series in 2017 following Hurricane Harvey and his special connection to Stanford. Watch the entire "Our Stories" show chronicling Hinch's
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: June 2, 2019, 2:16 am
Dick Tomey's former players — including Jesse Sapolu, Ken Niumatalolo, Kelvin Eafon, Joe Salave'a and others — took the stage Friday in Tucson during the legendary coach's memorial service at McKale Center. They spoke of the Hall of Fame coach's lasting impact on football and the trait
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: May 31, 2019, 9:14 pm
Chase Strumpf prepares to take his skills to the next level after three years at UCLA. Strumpf was named a 2019 Baseball America First Team Preseason All-American, a 2018 Second Team All-American and a 2018 All-Pac-12 Selection. While at UCLA, Strumpf started 167 of 168 games running through the 2019
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: May 30, 2019, 9:26 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee has boosted its frontcourt depth by adding junior-college transfer Jaiden McCoy.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 30, 2019, 8:00 pm
Washington senior Mason Cerillo, who owns a 3.69 GPA as a Public Health and Environmental Health major, wins Pac-12 Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year accolades for 2019. Cerillo has made the Dean's List in four of five quarters at Washington. He ranked fifth on the team in RBIs (25) and fourth
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: May 30, 2019, 7:06 pm
A year after being named the NCAA College World Series Most Outstanding Player, Rutschman claims the 2019 Pac-12 Player of the Year and 2019 Pac-12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year awards. Rutschman claimed the Pac-12 batting title with a .419 batting average, which ranks fourth in the nation, and leads
Author: Pac-12 Network
Posted: May 29, 2019, 7:06 pm