Archives for April 2014

Ukraine Unsafe for EuroBasket Women 2015

Ukraine’s EuroBasket Women 2015 Qualification Round home games this coming June will be played outside the territory of Ukraine, FIBA Europe has announced. Taking into consideration the concerns of the visiting federations about the continuing unrest in the country and after consultation with the Ukraine Basketball Federation, it was decided that the Ukrainian team will […]

Chiney Ogwumike Joins Sister Nneka as WNBA No. 1 Pick; WNBA Draft Selections

Chiney Ogwumike was selected as the number 1 pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft. Chiney joins her sister Nneka who was chosen as the top pack in the 2013 WNBA Draft. Chiney Ogwumike will head to the Connecticut Suns and the WNBA Eastern Conference. List of the WNBA 2014 Draft Round 1 1    Connecticut Sun […]

Galatasaray Wins First EuroLeague Women Title

Galatasaray were crowned the new EuroLeague Women Champions and the first to hail from Turkey after they shut down city rivals Fenerbahce 69-58 in an utterly absorbing conclusion to the Final Eight. Back from injury Sancho Lyttle, Galatasaray were able to record their historic moment off the back of another stunning start to the game […]

WNBA 2014 Draft Board

The 2014 WNBA Draft is set to take place in Bristol, Connecticut on Monday, April 14th. Top predicted number one pick is Chiney Ogwumike from Stanford and Odyssey Sims, Baylor point guard. 2014 WNBA DRAFT – ROUND 1 1    Connecticut Sun (10-24) 2    Tulsa Shock (11-23) 3    San Antonio Stars (12-22) 4    New York Liberty (11-23) […]

Fenerbahce and Galatasaray Setup All Turkish Euroleague Final

UMMC Ekaterinburg 70 – 77 Galatasaray Odeabank Galatasaray Odeabank made history and will play the final for the first time in the EuroLeague Women after defeating UMMC Ekaterinburg. The game was intense from the very beginning. The Ottoman dominated the end of the first quarter by a convincing 13-28 , and Alba Torrens made the […]

UMMC Ekaterinburg Storms Into Semis

Results 2nd Game (martes 8 de abril) Group A Kayseri Kaski Spor 48 – Sparta&K M.RVidnoje 55 Galatasaray Odeabank 66 – Fenerbahce 68 Group B Nadezhda Orenburg 57 – ZVVZ USK Prague 55 Tango Bourges 43 – UMMC Ekaterinburg 82 1st Game (Monday April 7th) Group A Fenerbahce 64 – Kayseri Kaski Spor 58 Sparta&K M.RVidnoje […]

UCONN Wins 2014 NCAA Championship Over Notre Dame

UCONN completed yet another perfect season by going 40-0 with their last win over the Fighting Irish Notre Dame who remained undefeated until the title game where they fell 58-79. This championship marks the 9th Championship under Women’s Basketball recording winning coach Geno  Auriemma who surpassed legend Pat Summit in Tennessee, the home of Summit. […]

UCONN, Notre Dame, Stanford and Maryland Reach 2014 Final Four

UCONN and Notre Dame still remain defeated and top seed team Stanford is not a big surprise but the University of Maryland has fought battles to win a ticket to the Final Four. After toppling Louisville 76-73 Maryland will join the elites at the Final Four in Tennessee. UCONN will face Stanford and Notre Dame […]