Archives for February 2011

SpartaK Sweeps Fenerbahce, To Face UMMC in Final Four

Clearly the underdog heading into their series-opener, the Sparta&K MR Vidnoje overcame the odds after they swept the top-seeded Fenerbahce in the EuroLeague Women Final Four with a 74-56 win in Game Two on Friday 25 February in Vidnoje, Russia. Epifanya Prints paced the Russian squad with her 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the […]

Ros Casares Arrange Final Four Showdown with Halcon Avenida

Ros Casares Valencia and Halcon Avenida swept their respective EuroLeague Women Quarter-Finals series on Friday 25 November to arrange a Final Four showdown in April. Katie Douglas had another explosive night to lead Ros Casares Valencia to a pulsating 63-58 victory over Bourges Basket, sweeping their quarterfinals showdown in front of an impressive crowd in […]

Stanford Clinches Tie for 11th Straight Pac-10 Title

The second-ranked Stanford Cardinals clinched a share of the Pac-10 title when they clobbered the Oregon State Beavers, 73-37, on Friday 25 February in Stanford, California. Without their leading scorer Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Sarah Boothe scored a career-high 16 points to go with six rebounds, while Kayla Pedersen added 13 points and five rebounds for the […]

Watch Bourges Basket vs Ros Casares LIVE

FIBA has announced the online streaming of game two with Bourges Basket and Ros Casares during the quarterfinals of the Euroleague. The game will commence on February 25th at 18:00 GMT.

Fenerbahce Absorbs First Defeat as SpartaK Takes Game One

Sparta&K MR Vidnoje handed Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce their first defeat of the season after pulling off a come-from-behind 86-78 upset victory in Game One of their EuroLeague Women Semifinal series on Tuesday 22 February in Istanbul, Turkey. Epifanya Prints led her team’s scoring parade with her 19 points on 3-for-5 shooting from beyond-the-arc, while Irina […]

Ros Casares, UMMC Ekaterinburg Draw First Blood

Ros Casares Valencia and UMMC Ekaterinburg didn’t let their hometown fans down as they edged their respective opponents in Game One of the EuroLeague Women Quarterfinals on Tuesday 22 February. EuroLeague Women Playoff second-seed Ros Casares leaned on the heroics of Katie Douglas to pull off a 65-58 win over Bourges Basket in Valencia, Spain. […]

Connecticut Huskies Back on Top of the Rankings

The Huskies are back on Top! Two months after falling to second spot on January 3 when their 90-game winning streak was snapped, the University of Connecticut Huskies reclaimed the No.1 spot in The Associated Press Women’s College Basketball Top 25 Rankings. The Huskies were the top team in the rankings for 51-straight weeks, before […]

Maryland Terrapins Surprise Duke Blue Devils

The Maryland Terrapins avenged their heartbreaking loss last month when they crushed Duke University Blue Devils, 69-47, on Friday 18 November in College Park, Maryland. Lynetta Kizer spearheaded the Terrapins attack as she scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, while Alyssa Thomas added 15 points and 10 boards, leading Maryland to their most lopsided […]

Diana Taurasi Vindicated, Turkish Lab Retracts Findings

USA National Team mainstay and former WNBA Most Valuable Player got some sort of a vindication after the Turkish Laboratory that found out the banned substance on Taurasi’s sample retracted its findings on Wednesday 16 February. According to the Turkish Basketball Federation, the laboratory retracted its findings after reviewing Taurasi’s defense regarding the issue, and […]

Hana Horákova Wins FIBA Female Player of the Year Award

Hana Horákova of the Czech Republic won FIBA's European Women's Player of the Year for 2010. Horákova was second in fan votes and first in public votes by FIBA, behind Turkey's Nevriye Yilmaz and a comfortable margin ahead of Sandrine Gruda of France. Hana a 1.82m tall guard was the MVP of the 2010 FIBA […]