Archives for December 2012

Stanford Cardinals Remain on Top of AP Poll for Sixth Straight Week

The Stanford Cardinals retained the No.1 spot in The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings, finishing on top of the ladder for the sixth straight week and matching the team’s longest streak on top of the poll. After scoring two victories last week, the Cardinals widen the gap between them and the University of Connecticut Huskies […]

EuroLeague Women Week 9 Recap: Wisla Can-Pack’s Streak Ends, Anna Cruz is MVP

Uni Gyor was a picture of inconsistency in their first seven games this season but they had some sort of breakout game in Week 9 of the 2013 EuroLeague Women season. Uni Gyor scored an impressive 83-67 victory over Wisla Can-Pack whose four-game winning streak ended in front of a hostile crowd in Hungary. Natalie […]

Bourges Basket Edges SpartaK in Battle of EuroLeague Women Group A Leaders

Bourges Basket unleashed a huge rally down the stretch to score a pulsating 77-72 win over Sparta&K MR Vidnoje in the battle of the top teams of Group A of the 2013 EuroLeague Women season. Sparta&K MR Vidnoje looked poise to take solo lead in Group A after leading by as much as nine points […]

Stanford Cardinals Grab Top Spot in AP Poll for Fifth Straight Week

The Stanford Cardinals remained on top of The Associated Press Women’s Basketball Rankings for the fifth straight week since dethroning national champions Baylor Lady Bears. The Cardinals retained their 22 first-place votes last week after scoring their ninth win in as many games this season. Stanford scored a dominating 78-43 win over Pacific Tigers, showing […]

Maya Moore Taking Chinese Women's Basketball League By Storm

Maya Moore has made a name for herself at every level – winning championships during her collegiate basketball days at Connecticut, winning a WNBA championship with the Minnesota Lynx, and winning an Olympic Gold medal for the US women’s basketball team. Moore is currently using her rich basketball experience as she is currently taking the […]

WNBA Announces Rule Changes for 2013 Season

The WNBA announced that they will implement new rules on flopping and defensive three-second violations starting next season, while also extending the three-point line. WNBA Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations Renee Brown announced the rule changes that will take into effect in pre-season games before next season. The new rule on flopping is […]

2013 WNBA Draft to Air on April 15 in Prime Time

The 2013 WNBA Draft will enter the record books of the league on April 15 since the yearly-festivity will air live in prime time television for the time in the league’s colorful 17-year history. Next year’s WNBA is scheduled to air on April 15 at 8 PM ET on ESPN 2, while the second and […]

Tina Charles Leads Wisla Can-Pack to Fourth-Straight Win

After starting the season with three-straight defeats, Tina Charles has taken her team on her shoulders as she led Wisla Can-Pack to their fourth-straight victory. Still reeling from their impressive three-game run, Wisla Can-Pack escaped with a 68-64 win over Bourges Basket to jump to the third spot in Group A of the EuroLeague Women […]

Stanford Cardinals Tighten Grip on Women’s AP Poll Top Spot

The Stanford Cardinals remained as the top team in The Associated Press Women’s Basketball rankings, narrowly defeating the University of Connecticut Huskies in Week Six of the poll. The Cardinals, who did not play last week and are unscathed in eight games this season, got 22 first place votes against the 16 first-place nods for […]

EuroLeague Women Week 7 Recap

UMMC Ekaterinburg remained as the only undefeated team in the EuroLeague Women 2013 season after an action-packed week seven games. UMMC Ekaterinburg emerged victorious in the battle of undefeated heavyweights as they escaped with a pulsating 71-70 over Galatasaray in a game that was viewed as one of the possible finals matchup. Deanna Nolan spearheaded […]