Archives for April 2013

Great Britain Releases 20-Player Preliminary Roster For EuroBasket Women 2013

Great Britain releases their 20-player preliminary roster that will look to sustain their recent impressive stints in high-profile international tournament. The Great Britain Women squad, which will represent the country in the upcoming EuroBasket Women 2013 in France, will be a mixture of veterans and youth players, who will look to gain experience as part […]

Elena Danilochkina Not Included In Russia Preliminary Roster For EuroBasket Women 2013

Russia took another blow after Elena Danilochkina was ruled out for their upcoming campaign in EuroBasket Women 2013 in France this summer. Already depleted due to injuries and retirements, the Russian Women’s Basketball team will be without one of the main reasons why they bagged the title two years ago. Danilochkina, who was the Most […]

Russian Stars Abrosimova and Stepanova Announces Retirement From International Basketball

The Russian national women’s basketball team will have to make major adjustment in the 2013 EuroBasket after two of their biggest stars announced that they will not play in the tournament. Russian stars Svetlana Abrosimova and Maria Stepanova, who are two of their main standouts in previous competitions, announced their retirement from national team duties. […]

2013 WNBA Draft: Brittney Griner Selected As First Overall Pick

As expected, Baylor University star Brittney Griner was selected by the Phoenix Suns as the first-overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft on Monday night in Bristol, Connecticut. Griner, who had a stellar collegiate career and was named as the AP Player of the Year for the second-straight season, was the consensus top pick, but […]

Connecticut Huskies Rout Louisville Cardinals To Win Eighth National Title

The Connecticut Huskies halted the impressive run of the Louisville Cardinals in the 2013 Women’s NCAA Tournament national finals on Tuesday in New Orleans. Knowing that the Cardinals are capable of pulling surprises against heavily-favored teams, the Huskies took control early and never slowed down to score a dominating 93-60 win over the Cardinals in […]

Sylvia Hatchell And Dawn Staley To Be Inducted Into Naismith Hall Of Fame

Sylvia Hatchell and Dawn Staley were included in the 12 basketball personalities that will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8th in Springfield, Massachusetts. North Carolina women’s basketball coach Hatchell was surprised when she got the call about his Hall of Fame selection. But if her record will be […]

Connecticut Huskies and Louisville Cardinals To Collide In 2013 Women’s NCAA Finals

The Connecticut Huskies and the Louisville Cardinals will collide in the 2013 Women’s NCAA Tournament National Finals after dispatching their respective Final Four foes on Sunday night in New Orleans. Breanna Stewart had arguably the best performance of her young basketball career to lead the top-seeded Huskies to a dominating 83-65 win over rival Notre […]

Drexel Dragons Rules 2013 WNIT Postseason

The Drexel Dragons scored a hard-earned and pulsating 46-43 win over the Utah Utes in the finals of the 2013 Women’s Invitational Tournament in Philadelphia. Hollie Mershon ended her collegiate basketball career with a bang as she racked up 14 points and eight rebounds to go along with three assists and two steals. The senior […]

Drexel Dragons vs Utah Utes in 2013 Postseason WNIT Finals

The Drexel Dragons and the Utah Utes will collide in the 2013 Women’s National Invitational Tournament Finals after taking down their respective opponents in the Final Four on Wednesday night. The Drexel Dragons leaned on the heroics of Hollie Mershon to cruise to a convincing 67-57 win over the Florida Gators at the Daskalakis Athletic […]

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Cruised To 87-76 Win To Book Final Four Seat

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish earned a trip to New Orleans for the 2013 Women’s Tournament Final Four after defeating their respective opponents on Tuesday night. Skylar Diggins did not let foul trouble to slow her down as she led the top-seeded Fighting Irish to a convincing 87-76 win over the Duke Blue Devils at […]