Archives for October 2012

Ekaterinburg to Host EuroLeague Women 2013 Final Eight

FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday that the city of Ekaterinburg will host the EuroLeague Women 2013 Final Eight, marking the return of the best European women’s basketball league to the capital city of the Sverdlovsk Region, which also hosted the EuroLeague Women 2011 Final Four. FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson said: “We are glad to […]

CCC Polkowice Stuns Perfumerias Avenida

CCC Polkowice pulled off a stunning victory over heavily-favored Perfumerias Avenida, 68-59, in EuroLeague Women Group C action on Tuesday night in Salamanca, Spain. Nnemkadi Ogwumike, who is playing in her first EuroLeague Women season, had an outstanding night for CCC Polkowice, finishing with 22 points and four rebounds, while Valeriya Musina and Laia Palau […]

Galatasaray and SpartaK Off to a Winning Start in the EuroLeague Women 2013

Traditional powerhouses Galatasaray and Sparta&K MR Vidnoje started their EuroLeague Women 2013 campaign on a bright note after dispatching the respective opponents in day one of the penultimate women’s basketball league in Europe. Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray proved to be too much for Novi Zagreb after scoring a dominating 79-48 win Croatia, giving the newcomers a […]

EuroLeague Women 2012-13 Season Kicks Off Today

The 2012-13 Season of the EuroLeague Women kicks off today with eight highly-anticipated matches featuring 16 teams who have retooled their lineup during the offseason. Uniqa Euroleasing Sopron will open their 15th EuroLeague Women season against Arras Pays D’Artois, who will be making their debut in the most prestigious women’s basketball league in Europe. While […]

Indiana Fever Tops Minnesota Lynx to Win First WNBA Title

The Indiana Fever were considered underdogs heading into this year’s WNBA Finals but they overcame the tall odds against them to win their first ever WNBA title. Led by veteran Tamika Catchings, the Fever scored a dramatic 87-78 win over the defending champions Minnesota Lynx in Game Four on Sunday night to the delight of […]

Minnesota Lynx Bounce Back To Tie Finals Series Against Indiana Fever

After losing at home in game one, the Minnesota Lynx proved that they won’t let the title slip from their hands without giving a tough fight and they literally gave the Indiana Fever a tough night on Wednesday. Playing physical for almost the entire match, the Minnesota Lynx tied the series after hammering out an […]

Indiana Fever Stuns Minnesota Lynx in Game One of WNBA Finals

The Indiana Fever continues to show no fear as they pulled off an impressive 76-70 road win over the defending champions Minnesota Lynx in game one of the WNBA Finals at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Tamika Catchings was in her usual form as she racked up 20 points but it was second-year player Erlana […]

Indiana Fever Defeats Connecticut Sun to Return to the WNBA Finals

The Indiana Fever earned a return trip to the WNBA finals after defeating top-seeded Connecticut Sun, 87-71, in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night in Uncasville, Connecticut. Losing Katie Douglas to an ankle injury five minutes into the game, last year’s Most Valuable Player Tamika Catchings carried the Fever on her […]

Indiana Fever Ties East Finals Series Against Connecticut Sun

The Indiana Fever will live another day after scoring a dramatic 78-76 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Monday night in Indianapolis to force a decider in their Eastern Conference Finals series. Briann January could have been the hero for the Fever but she missed a go-ahead layup. Luckily, she tapped the ball to Shavonte […]

Nneka Ogwumike Named as 2012 Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Sparks center Nneka Ogwumike got some sort of a consolation after being named as the 2012 Rookie of the Year. Ogwumike, who was selected as the first overall pick of the 2012 WNBA Draft, knew that he was chosen as the best rookie this year even before she was awarded before game two […]