Archives for September 2011

2011 FIBA Americas Women: Argentina Tops Group A, Canada Advances to Semis

Argentina completed their masterful preliminary round campaign with a victory, while Canada advances to the semifinals after scoring separate victories in day five of the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombo. Argentina, who took down much-favored teams in their last two games, recorded a preliminary-round sweep with a 66-45 win over host […]

2011 AfroBasket Women: Senegal and Mali Sweep Preliminary Round

Tournament favorites Senegal and Mali proved on Wednesday night why they were tabbed to win the title this year after completing a five-game sweep of their preliminary round assignment. Host country Mali was simply too much for Congo as they cruised to an easy 106-37 win in day six of the preliminary round of the […]

2011 FIBA Americas Women: Brazil Extends Winning Run, Argentina Surprises Another Giant

The defending champion and tournament-favorite Brazil remains undefeated, while Argentina pulled off another shocker in day four of the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombia. Brazil ended their preliminary round campaign with their fourth-straight win in as many games as they took down Mexico, 88-61, to stay poise to snatch a back-to-back […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Host Mali Prevails in Battle of Two Undefeated Teams

Leaning on the hometown support that they are receiving, host country Mali remained undefeated while handing Mozambique their first defeat of the tournament with a 73-43 win in day five of the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako. Djenebou Sissoko had another dominating game as she racked up 21 points and eight rebounds, […]

2012 London Olympics-Bound USA Women’s Basketball Team to Train in Europe

With less than a year before their much-anticipated stint in the 2012 London Olympics, the star-studded USA Women’s Basketball Team will be kicking off their preparation with a 12-day European tour starting Thursday. The 26-player national team pool, aside from those whore are still playing for their mother teams in the WNBA Playoff, will participate […]

2011 WNBA Playoffs: Atlanta Dream Sets Finals Duel with Minnesota Lynx

The Atlanta Dream successfully defended their Eastern Conference title with a series-clinching 83-67 win over the Indiana Fever to arrange a WNBA Finals with the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx. Angel McCoughtry, who was booed loudly by the huge crowd inside the Conseco Fieldhouse on Wednesday, was motivated with the way the crowd treated her […]

Brazil Stays Perfect, Argentina Stuns Puerto Rico in 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship

As expected Brazil protected their unblemished record in day three of the 2011 FIBA America Women’s Championship, a day that also saw Argentina pulling off a huge win to boost their chances in the tournament in Neiva, Colombia. Brazil, the defending champions of the tournament, cruised to their third win in as many games with […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Angola Defeats Cameroon to Solidify Quarterfinal Hopes

After losing their tournament-opener against defending champion Senegal, Angola is showing a lot of poise especially in hammering out a convincing 66-45 win over Cameroon in the lone game of the day four of the FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako, Mali. Felizarda Jorge was in her deadly form as she finished with 14 […]

Brazil Edge Canada to Stay Unbeaten in 2011 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship

Brazil was challenged but they managed to keep their composure to score a 56-39 win over Canada for their second win in as many games in the ongoing FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Neiva, Colombia. Damiris Dantas Do Amaral had a productive night as she scored 13 points and hauled down 11 rebounds, while […]

AfroBasket Women 2011: Three Teams Remains Perfect in African Championship

After three days of exciting action, Senegal, Mali, and Mozambique remains undefeated by white-washing their respective opponents in the ongoing FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Bamako, Mali. The defending champions Senegal proved why they are tipped to win the title once again this year with a demolition job of hapless Guinea, 99-32, at the […]