Archives for February 2012

Seattle Signs Tina Thompson, Charde Houston Heads to Phoenix

The Seattle Storm are aching to get their title back next season in the NBA and they added a key piece after signing veteran Tina Thompson, while the Phoenix Mercury acquired Charde Houston in a trade with the defending champion Minnesota Lynx. Thompson to Add Additional Firepower in SeattleThe Storm added another all-star in their […]

Top Four Stay Put, Delaware Rises to 8th Spot in AP Women’s Rankings

The top four teams last week stay put on their respective position, while Delaware continued their rise in The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings. The Baylor Lady Bears, who scored dominating victories over Texas and Kansas last week, got all the 40 first-place votes once again to stay on top of the rankings for the […]

Fenerbahce, Ros Casares Advanced, SpartaK Forced to a Decider

Playoff favorites Fenerbahce and Ros Casares rolled on to convincing victories to advance to the Quarterfinals, while Sparta&K Moscow absorbed a shocking defeat and was forced to play a deciding game three. Fener Dispatches Gritty BLMA BLMA played with much more determination after a blowout defeat in game one, but the still-undefeated Fenerbahce was simply […]

Fenerbahce and Ros Casares Dominate Foes, Avenida Suffers Upset

Heavy favorites Fenerbahce and Ros Casares rolled through convincing victories in Game One of their respective playoff series, while defending champions Perfumerias Avenida suffered an upset that could be a big blow to their title defense. Fenerbahce Too Much for BLMA Fenerbahce extended their unbeaten run to 13-straight games after scoring a convincing 83-71 win […]

Baylor Remains on Top, St. John’s Re-Enters Rankings

The Baylor Lady Bears are still unchallenged on top of The Associated Press Women’s College Basketball Rankings, while St. John’s re-entered the top 25 after an impressive showing last week. The Lady Bears defeated Oregon State, 78-45, last week and they suffered a scare against Texas Tech before escaping with a 56-51 win, which was […]

EuroLeague Women Playoff Kicks Off Today

After a drama-filled and exciting preliminary round, the 2012 EuroLeague Women action is expected to heat up a notch as the playoffs featuring 14 teams kick off today. Top-seeded Fenerbahce, who swept their 12 group games in Group B, will be starting their title drive today against the Lattes Montepellier (BLMA), who will be a […]

Australia Names London Olympics Preliminary Roster

Looking to have a podium finish once again with less than seven months from now, Australia released their preliminary roster for the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday night. Members of the team that bagged the gold medal at the 2006 World Basketball Championship, which includes veteran Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor, headlined the 24-player preliminary […]

FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women Groups Done

The four groups for the upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women have been set after the draw held on Wednesday night in Ankara, Turkey. In front of huge spectators inside the venue, the twelve teams was divided into four groups with three teams each, who will all go all out to grab one of […]

Baylor Stays on Top of AP Women’s Ranking

There were a lot of movements in the rankings this week after 15 of the Top 25 teams absorbed defeats last week, but the Baylor Lady Bears remains solid on top of The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings. The Lady Bears routed Oklahoma 81-54 on Monday last week followed by a huge 71-48 win in […]

USA Basketball Cuts Women Roster to 21 Players

With less than seven months before the 2012 London Olympics, USA Basketball trimmed their roster to 21 players, which was selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee. Headlining the 21-player preliminary roster of USA for the 2012 London Olympics are Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings, and Diana Taurasi, who have won gold […]