Archives for December 2011

After Win Against UConn, Baylor Remains On Top

The Baylor University Lady Bears solidified their grip on the No.1 spot in The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings after prevailing in their 1-2 showdown against the University of Connecticut Huskies on Sunday night. The Lady Bears, who have been on top since the pre-season rankings, scored a huge 66-61 win over UConn, which led […]

Hungary to Host EuroBasket Women 2015

Hungary will be hosting the EuroBasket Women 2015 after the FIBA Europe Board announced on Sunday, beating the bid from the other country. Hungary won via majority decision after impressing the board with their bid, which bested the proposal of Belarus in the meeting held n Munich, Germany. FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson announced the […]

Ros Casares Names New Coach, Signs Maya Moore and Lauren Jackson

Ros Casares Valencia is having a decent run in the current EuroLeague Women Season, but they are obviously looking for more after making three bold moves recently. Despite winning against Lotos Gdynia on Wednesday night, Ros Casares decided to part ways with coach Natalia Hejkova and named Roberto Iniguez as their new bench tactician. According […]

Fenerbahce Remains Undefeated, Bourges Survives Against Gyor

Fenerbahce continued to roll and remained as the only unbeaten team in the EuroLeague season, while Bourges Basket edged Uni Seat Gyor in their thrilling encounter. Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce jumped on the gun right from the opening buzzer and never looked back to take a 79-65 win over Beretta-Famila Schio on Wednesday night. Fenerbahce caught […]

FIBA Womens Player Of the Year Voting

Voting is officially open for Women's European Player of the Year honors for both women and youth players. Voting will be complete in January 31st 2012. The winners will be announced in early February and it will be posted here and FIBAEurope.com Vote now! Women's Player of the Year Candidates for 2011 are: Alba Torrens […]

Baylor Lady Bears Unmoved on Top of AP Women’s Poll

The Baylor Lady Bears wound up on top of The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings for the six-straight week including the pre-season poll, reports confirmed on Tuesday. The Lady Bears, who holds a perfect 10-0 record, got all the possible 39 first-place votes after a strong performance last week, sweeping their two assignments. Brittney Griner, […]

Galatasaray Scores Eighth Win, Avenida Absorbs Third-Straight Loss

Galatasaray MP reclaimed the top spot in their group after scoring a tough win on Thursday night, while defending champions Avenida Perfumerias absorbed their third-straight setback. Playing without Alba Torrens, Galatasaray leaned on their American superstar duo to escape with a hard-earned 75-67 win over ZVVZ USK Prague in Istanbul to reclaim the top spot […]

Fenerbahce Remains as the Only Unbeaten Team in EuroLeague Women Season

After a controversial and disastrous campaign last season, Fenerbahce continues to prove that they are for real after remaining as the only undefeated team in the ongoing EuroLeague Women season. Fenerbahce extended their winning streak to seven games after hammering out an 86-79 win over CCC Polkowice in Poland, giving coach George Dikeoulakos a triumphant […]

EuroBasket Women 2013 Qualifiers Groups Known

The composition of the five groups for the EuroBasket Women 2013 Qualification Round was determined after the draw held in Freising, Germany. The 25 teams were drawn into five groups with five teams each, based on the seeding released a few weeks ago. Group A top seed Israel is expected to have a tough time […]

EuroLeague Women: Nadezhda and CB Taranto Cruise Past Opponents

Nadezhda and Cras Basket Taranto kept themselves in the race to the playoffs after defeating their respective opponents on the EuroLeague Women double-header on Thursday night. Nadezhda moved to third spot in Group B after scoring a hard-earned 70-63 win over Beretta-Famila in Orenburg, Russia behind their superb play down the stretch. With the game’s […]