Women's basketball

June 17, 2017 - 12:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 27 points and Diana Taurasi had 15 to move closer to the WNBA scoring record after the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 86-78 on Friday night. Heading into Sunday's game in Los Angeles, Taurasi is 14 shy of passing the 7,488 points set by Tina Thompson from...
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June 17, 2017 - 12:23 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 27 points and Diana Taurasi inched closer to the WNBA scoring record Friday night as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 86-78. Taurasi scored 15 points and is 14 shy of passing the 7,488 points Tina Thompson had from 1997-2013 heading into a Sunday game...
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FILE- In this April 2, 2017, file photo, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley cuts down the net as she and the team celebrate their win over Mississippi State in the final of NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. South Carolina leaves June 27 and will play three games in Tokyo against Japan’s national team before returning July 5. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 16, 2017 - 5:12 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The celebrations for South Carolina's women's basketball championship are over. Coach Dawn Staley's "netlace" is put away. The national champions are back to work. The Gamecocks are practicing for a three-game tour of Tokyo later this month with several new faces just two...
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FILE- In this April 2, 2017, file photo, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley cuts down the net as she and the team celebrate their win over Mississippi State in the final of NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. South Carolina leaves June 27 and will play three games in Tokyo against Japan’s national team before returning July 5. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 16, 2017 - 5:12 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The celebrations for South Carolina's women's basketball championship are over. Coach Dawn Staley's "netlace" is put away. The national champions are back to work. The Gamecocks are practicing for a three-game tour of Tokyo later this month with several new faces just two...
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In this Nov. 27, 2015, photo, Oral Roberts' Ashley Beatty goes for a shot during an basketball game in Stillwater, Okla. The university said the body of Beatty was discovered in a campus dormitory Thursday, June 16, 2017. ORU security officials and the Tulsa Police Department say they found no evidence of foul play. (Tyler Drabek/The Oklahoman via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 4:06 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oral Roberts University official says the death of a women's basketball player is being investigated as a suicide. The university says the body of 20-year-old Ashley Beatty was discovered in a campus dormitory Thursday night. ORU security officials and the Tulsa Police...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:50 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oral Roberts University official says the death of a women's basketball player is being investigated as a suicide. The university says the body of 20-year-old Ashley Beatty was discovered in a campus dormitory Thursday night. ORU security officials and the Tulsa Police...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:35 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oral Roberts University official says the death of a women's basketball player is being investigated as a suicide. The university says the body of Ashley Beatty was discovered in a campus dormitory Thursday night. ORU security officials and the Tulsa Police Department say...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, San Antonio Stars guard Kelsey Plum drives with the ball during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm in San Antonio. Plum returns to her college hometown of Seattle this weekend when San Antonio faces Seattle on Sunday. It's a return to the city where Plum developed into the NCAA all-time record holder in scoring at Washington and it will be Plum's first trip back to Seattle since being drafted No. 1 overall by the Stars. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 16, 2017 - 1:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Kelsey Plum set such a high standard during her college career that achieving immediate success at the same level as a professional was going to be challenging. Throw in a severely sprained ankle that kept Plum out of the San Antonio Stars lineup for nearly a month and the pro career...
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June 16, 2017 - 12:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Illinois head coach Jolette Law is joining the staff of national champion South Carolina. Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley announced the addition of Law on Friday. Law takes over for longtime Staley assistant Nikki McCray-Penson, who became Old Dominion's head coach last...
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June 16, 2017 - 12:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 19 and the Los Angeles Sparks held off the winless San Antonio Stars, 80-75 on Thursday night. Los Angeles led by 22 points in the first half but San Antonio rallied in the third quarter. Moriah Jefferson scored on three...
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