Archives for April 2016

FIBA Eurobasket 2017 Logo

The 2017 Eurobasket competition will be held in Prague & Czech Republic on June 16th-25th 2017. The official logo of FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 was unveiled during the EuroLeague Women Final Four in Istanbul. The logo was revealed during half-time of the first EuroLeague Women Semi-Final between ZVVZ USK Prague and UMMC Ekaterinburg in the […]

UMMC Ekaterinburg Wins 2016 Euroleague Championship

MVP Diana Taurasi helped lead UMMC Ekaterinburg to a third EuroLeague Women title and their first since 2013 after they defeated Nadezhda Orenburg 72-69 in Istanbul. Taurasi missed last year’s season-ending tournament with an  injury but returned to deliver 21 points in the Semi-Final victory over defending champions ZVVZ USK Prague, before sinking an array […]

WNBA 2016 Draft Results

Breanna Stewart was drafted unanimously as the number one draft pick and will play with the Seattle Storm and replace the retired Lauren Jackson. Stewart won four NCAA championships (and four tournament Most Outstanding Player awards), UConn’s Breanna Stewart will go down as one of the most decorated players in college basketball history. WNBA 2016 […]

Tango Bourges Basket 2016 EuroCup Women Champions

Tango Bourges Basket have claimed a maiden EuroCup Women title after defeating fellow French club and defending champions ESBVA-LM 105-93 on aggregate. Having won the first leg 51-40 on the road on 6 April, Tango Bourges Basket led throughout the return leg, eventually prevailing 54-53 in front of a 5,000-strong sold out home crowd. Whilst […]

UCONN Wins Historic 4-Peat (38-0) Season With Championship

UCONN 82 – 51 Syracuse   The University of Connecticut Huskies won a fourth consecutive national championship – a first-time occurrence in Division I women’s basketball. Geno Auriemma the only coach in NCAA college basketball history to have won 11 titles, passing UCLA legend John Wooden (10). Senior Breanna Stewart was named Final Four Most […]