Archives for December 2010

Stanford Snap UConn’s Historic 90-game Winning Streak

The Stanford Cardinals did it again as they finally snapped UConn’s historical 90-game winning streak when they posted a convincing 71-59 win on Thursday 30 December in Stanford, California. Jeanette Pohlen has an outstanding night for the eighth-ranked Cardinals as she erupted for 31 points to go with nine rebounds and six assists helping Stanford […]

Diana Taurasi Tests Positive for Banned Substance in Turkey

After having solid performances for the Turkish squad Fenerbahce in the EuroLeague Women, former WNBA Most Valuable Player Diana Taurasi took a blow after she was tested positive for a banned substance in Turkey. According to Taurasi’s lawyer Howard Jacobs, the 2010 World Basketball Championship gold medalist was tested positive for a substance called modafinil […]

UConn Makes It 89 Straight to Set All-Time Winning Streak Record

The University of Connecticut Huskies made a stunning history on Tuesday 21 December when they recorded their 89th straight win, breaking the 88-game winning streak of the UCLA Men’s Team that was coached by the legendary John Wooden. The 2010 World Basketball Championship gold-medalist Maya Moore erupted for a career-high 41 points to go with […]

Vote For Your Favorite Euroleague Players 2011 All-Star Game

FIBA Europe announces the opening of the public voting for the EuroLeague Women All-Star Game 2011 that will take place on March 8th in Gdynia, Poland. The Club Lotos Gdynia, who already hosted last year's event, will again organize the Euroleague All-Star Game that attracted many basketball fans. The game will be taking place on […]

UConn Tie UCLA Men’s All-Time Winning Streak Record

The University of Connecticut bagged their 88th straight victory to tie an all-time record by dismantling the Ohio State Buckeyes, 81-50, in the Maggie Dixon Classic on Sunday 19 December at the Madison Square Garden. Tifanny Hayes racked up 26 points on 10-for-17 shooting from the field to go with six rebounds, four assists, and […]

Ros Casares Hammer Schio in the Battle of Group D Leaders

Ros Casares Valencia grabbed solo first place spot in EuroLeague Women Group D when they hammered out a convincing 65-51 victory over Beretta-Famila Schio on Wednesday 15 December in Valencia, Spain. Rebekkah Brunson had a solid night as she scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, while Katie Douglas chipped in a team-high 18 points, […]

Fenerbahce Stay Perfect, Taranto Still on Top of Group A

Fenerbahce cruised to their eight consecutive win this season when they rallied to beat MKB Euroleasing Sopron, 92-81, on Wednesday 15 December to stay on top of EuroLeague Women Group B. Penny Taylor spearheaded the Turkish team’s attack as she racked up 37 points on 4-for-6 shooting from beyond-the-arc to go with seven rebounds, while […]

Poland EuroBasket Women 2011 Draw Complete

The draw for the Women's Eurobasket 2011 is complete. The competition will take place from June 18th to July 3rd. The city of Bydgoszcz will host Group A and Group B, while Katowice will play host to Group C and Group D and the Final Round will take place in Lodz. The Additional Qualifying Tournaments […]

Cras Basket Taranto, UMMC Ekaterinburg Post Easy Wins

Cras Basket Taranto and UMMC Ekaterinburg continued to play well in their respective groups as they posted easy wins over their rivals in EuroLeague Women action on Thursday 9 December. Cras Basket Taranto moved on top of Group A when they cruised past TTT Riga, 56-42, in Taranto, Italy. Brooke Smith led the host team’s […]

Beretta-Famila Join Group D Leaders

Beretta-Famila Schio created a three-way logjam on the top spot in EuroLeague Women Group D when they hammered out a convincing 79-66 win over Gorzow on Thursday 9 December in Italy. Liron Cohen spearheaded Schio’s attack as she racked up 19 points, eight assists, and five rebounds, while Jenifer Nadalin added 13 points and seven […]