Archives for April 2009

Spanish 2009 Playoffs Set

Ros Casares (25-1) will be looking to defend their national title from last year. After being denied a trip to the Euroleague Final Four that was hosted in Spain, Ros Casares is only fighting for one last chance at a title. However, it might not be easy. Ros Casares will match up with San Jose […]

Geno Auriemma New USA Womens Basketball Coach

Geno Auriemma was named the head basketball coach for the USA Womens National Team at the2010 Championship and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Auriemma recently was named the NCAA Womens Basketball Coach of the Year after leading UCONN to a perfect season and winning the 2009 NCAA Womens Basketball Championship in Louisville. Geno Auriemma […]

2009 WNBA Draft Picks

2009 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 1 1 Atlanta Dream – Angel McCoughtry – Louisville2 Washington Mystics – Marissa Coleman – Maryland3 Chicago Sky – Kristi Toliver – Maryland4 Minnesota Lynx – Renee Montgomery – Connecticut5 Phoenix Mercury – DeWanna Bonner – Auburn6 Indiana Fever – Briann January – Arizona State7 Sacramento Monarchs – Courtney Paris – […]

2009 WNBA Draft Board List

The WNBA Draft will be presented on Thursday April 9th at 3:00pm EST on ESPN 2. Follow the draft online at the WNBA 2009 Draft website. 2009 WNBA DRAFT, ROUND 1 PICK TEAM 1 Atlanta Dream 2 Washington Mystics 3 Chicago Sky 4 Minnesota Lynx 5 Phoenix Mercury 6 Indiana Fever 7 Sacramento Monarchs 8 […]

As Expected UCONN Finishes Wins NCAA Championship

UCONN 76 – LOUISVILLE 54 UCONN was without a doubt the best team entering the NCAA tournament going 39-0 for a perfect season. However, this is not the first time and if coach Geno Auriemma remains the coach there could be more in the near future. This marks the 3rd undefeated Championship season for the […]

Big East Rivals UCONN and Louisville Pair Up For Season Finale

UCONN remains undefeated and has a good chance of completing the task of going undefeated and winning a National Championship. In both match ups between the Huskies and the Cardinals, UCONN has clearly won each feat (28 and 39 pts). However, on the national stage this could be different as it is a different ball […]

Vivian Stringer Inducted Into Naismith Hall of Fame

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame presented five people into the 2009 Enshrinement Class. Stringer was inducted with some of the most famous of all time: Michael Jordan, David Robinson, Jerry Sloan, John Stockton. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Naismith Hall of Fame. C. Vivian Stringer – Coach, has won more than […]

Spartak Wins 3rd Straight Crown by Beating Halcon Avenida

Avenida and Spartak came out strong, trading baskets during the whole first round, with both teams playing tough defense. After only three minutes Avenida got lucky and Sylvia Fowles was called her second foul which would sit her out until the third. Gunta Basko lead Avenida scoring eight points in the first half of the […]

UMMC Easy Win Over Sopron

UMMC Ekaterimburgo 80 – MKB Euroleasing Sopron 56 Both teams struggled in the offense in the first three minutes of the game – the score was 4-3 for Ekaterinburg UMMC, with all 4 pts coming from the free throw line and a three pointer from Amber Holt for Sopron. Teams came to life from minute […]

Post Game Interview Sue Bird EuroLeague 2009

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