Archives for November 2011

EuroLeague Women: Rivas Ecopolis Wins Fifth Straight

Rivas Ecopolis remained as one of the hottest teams in the league after scoring their fifth-straight win with a hard-earned 74-70 victory over Cras basket Taranto on Thursday night in Spain. Essence Carson spearheaded Rivas’ attack as she finished with 15 points and five rebounds, while Anna Cruz and Laura Nichols added 13 points apiece […]

EuroLeague Women: Galatasaray and Avenida Absorb First Loss

After sweeping their first six games, Galatasaray Medical Park and Perfumerias Avenida absorbed their first defeat after bowing down to their respective opponents on Wednesday night’s EuroLeague Women action. Ros Casares Valencia was simply too hot to handle last night as they cruised to a dominating 76-46 win over Galatasaray MP in front of a […]

Baylor Stays on Top, UConn Moves Up to Second Spot

The Baylor University Lady Bears continues to impress in the ongoing season to stay on top of The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings, while the University of Connecticut Huskies moved up to second. After a strong performance in their two assignments last week, Baylor got 39 of the possible 40 first-place votes to retain the […]

EuroBasket Women 2013 Seeding Announced

FIBA Europe formally revealed the official seeding for the EuroBasket Women 2013 on Tuesday. On the seeding that was primarily based from this year’s EuroBasket Women, Montenegro, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, and Spain were named as the five top seeds among the 26 competing teams in next year’s EuroBasket Qualifier, where the remaining 10 slots in […]

Baylor Lady Bears Retain Top Spot in AP Coaches’ Poll

After a dominating performance in their first two games this year, the Baylor University Lady Bears remain on top of The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Poll. The Lady Bears, who were also named as the top team in pre-season poll, got 35 of the 40 possible first-place votes in the first regular season poll this […]

Galatasaray MP Escapes with a Thrilling Win Over Bourges Basket

Bourges Basket was so closes in pulling off what could have been the biggest upset in the tournament so far, but Galatasaray MP stole the game as they escaped with a thrilling 66-65 win in France. Catherine Joens knocked down a jumper with 10 seconds left in the game to give the French club a […]

Los Angeles Sparks Grab Top Pick in 2012 WNBA Draft

Coming into the WNBA Draft Lottery with the slimmest chance of winning the top pick, the Los Angeles Sparks defied the odds and luckily grabbed the top pick in the 2012 WNBA Draft. The Sparks, who had 104 chances out of 1000 to finish first in the lottery, became just the second team to win […]

Avenida and Galatasaray Remain Unbeaten in EuroLeague Women

Avenida Perfumerias and Galatasaray Medical Park dispatched their respective opponents to stay perfect in five games in the ongoing EuroLeague Women season. The defending champions Avenida successfully protected their unblemished record as they escaped with a hard-earned 69-64 win over Nadezhda in Orenburg, Russia. Erika DeSouza displayed flashes of brilliance once again in her second […]

Israeli Women’s League Cancelled After Player’s Strike

The Israeli Women’s League started on a negative note and it is now reportedly cancelled after the local players went on a strike after a controversial change of rules. Israeli local players decided to go on a strike after the league decided to apply the new rule of requiring just one local player on the […]

EuroLeague Women: Taurasi Leads Galatasaray to 4th Straight Win

Diana Taurasi had another dominating performance to lead Galatasaray Medical Par to a 106-82 win over Uni Seat Gyor to remain undefeated in the ongoing EuroLeague Women season. Diana Taurasi poured in 24 points to go with six rebounds and five assists for Galatasaray, who dominated their opponent right from the opening period in front […]