Archives for January 2011

Fourth-Ranked Stanford Crush Oregon

The fourth-ranked Stanford Cardinals bagged their 17th win in their first 19 games of the season when they clobbered the Oregon Ducks, 91-56, behind the heroics of the Ogwumike sisters in Eugene, Oregon, Chiney Ogwumike racked up 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Nnemkadi Ogwumike chipped in 16 points of the season, but their big […]

EuroLeague Women Final 16 Pairings Set

After three months of exciting and action-packed Qualifying Round that ended last Wednesday, the EuroLeague Women reaches its penultimate stage and the Final 16 teams are determined as well as the pairings for the Eight-Final Round. Fenerbahce, whose season was hampered with controversies that led to the firing of WNBA star Diana Taurasi and Australian […]

Stanford Clobber UCLA to Extend Home Winning Streak

The Stanford Cardinals (4) continue to roll at home when they clobbered the eighth-ranked UCLA Bruins, 64-38, on Thursday night at the Maples Pavilion in Stanford, California to extend their home winning streak to 55 victories. Kayla Pedersen racked up 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Jeanette Pohlen and Nnemkadi chipped in 14 and 13 […]

Fenerbahce Sweep Elimination Round, Taranto Top Group A

Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce completed a perfect 10-game sweep of the EuroLeague Women Elimination Round after escaping with a hard-earned 82-75 victory over UMMC Ekaterinburg on Wednesday, January 19, in Istanbul, Turkey. New recruit Angel McCoughtry, who virtually took over Fener after dropping Diana Taurasi out of their roster, had her breakout game with the Turkish […]

Ros Casares and Halcon Avenida Clinch Top Spot in their Groups

Ros Casares Valencia and Halcon Avenida displayed their dominance again by dispatching their respective opponents in the final day of the elimination on Wednesday, January 19, to finish on top of their groups heading into the much anticipated Final 16. WNBA standout Katie Douglas erupted for 35 points on 12-for-16 shooting to lead Ros Casares […]

No Taurasi, No Problem for Fenerbahce

Despite losing Diana Taurasi, Turkish powerhouse squad Fenerbahce protected their unblemished record when they posted a convincing 77-64 over Lotos Gdynia in Poland, spoiling head coach George Dikeoulakos’ debut. Nevriye Yilmaz led her team’s charge as she finished the game with 19 points, while Ivana Matovic had an outstanding night, tallying 16 points and 15 […]

Beretta-Familia, SpartaK Prevail to Stay Second in their Groups

With a game away from the EuroLeague Women Final 16, Beretta-Familia Schio and Sparta&K Moscow solidified their hold on the second spot in the respective groups, winning against their separated foes on Thursday night, 13 January. Beretta-Familia Schio grinded out a tough 74-66 victory over the streaking Nadezhda, behind the heroics of Italian International Basketball […]

Top-Ranked Baylor Cruise Past Texas, UConn Rout St John’s

The top two teams in the nation continued to tussle for the top spot in the Top 25 Rankings and the top-ranked Baylor University Lady Bears and University of Connecticut Huskies both scored dominating wins on Thursday night. Baylor, who topped The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Top 25 Rankings for two straight weeks, hammered out […]

Ros Casares, Halcon Avenida Stay on Top of their Groups

Ros Casares Valencia and Halcon Avenida strengthened their hold on the top spot of their respective groups when they cruised past their respective opponents in the first game day of the year. Ros Casares, who are still in the midst of disarray after failing to win the title in Copa de la Reina last Sunday, […]

UMMC Destroy Sopron in Candace Parker’s Debut

UMMC Ekaterinburg sent a strong message to the league when they hammered out a convincing 87-68 victory over MKB Euroleasing Sopron in Candace Parker’s debut on Wednesday 12 January in Sopron, Hungary. Parker, who miss UMMC’s first eight games this season because she’s still recovering from shoulder and knee surgeries, spearheaded her team’s attack with […]