Women's basketball

June 15, 2017 - 9:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 20 points and seven assists, Tiffany Mitchell scored all 14 of her points in the second half and the Indiana Fever beat the Atlanta Dream 85-74 on Thursday night. Atlanta pulled to 76-72 with 2:09 left but Wheeler answered with her second 3-pointer for a seven-...
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Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) splits the defense of New York Liberty's Tina Charles, left, and Kiah Stokes during a WNBA basketball game, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
June 14, 2017 - 9:16 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Courtney Williams scored 22 points, Jonquel Jones had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Connecticut beat the New York Liberty 96-76 on Wednesday night for the Sun's first win in the series since 2014. Jones has four double-doubles in her last five games, averaging 17 points...
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June 14, 2017 - 5:34 pm
Georgetown has announced that it is promoting James Howard to be its next women's basketball coach. Howard had been the team's associate head coach for the past two seasons. Georgetown athletic director Lee Reed said in a university release Wednesday announcing the hire that he is confident Howard...
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June 14, 2017 - 5:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Maryland guard Kiara Leslie will play next season at North Carolina State as a graduate transfer. Both schools announced Leslie's move Wednesday. Leslie will graduate this summer and be immediately eligible with two seasons of eligibility. Leslie is the younger sister of former...
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June 14, 2017 - 12:04 pm
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Georgetown has promoted James Howard to women's basketball coach. Howard had been the team's associate head coach for the past two seasons. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because no official...
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June 14, 2017 - 12:01 pm
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Georgetown has promoted James Howard to women's basketball coach. Howard had been the team's associate head coach for the past two seasons. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because no official...
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Atlanta Dream's Layshia Clarendon passes the ball against the Seattle Storm during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 14, 2017 - 1:13 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Damiris Dantas had a career-high 22 points, Bria Holmes scored nine of her 15 points in overtime and the Atlanta Dream beat the Seattle Storm 91-86 on Tuesday night. Holmes grabbed an offensive rebound, was fouled with 6.6 seconds left and hit 1 of 2 free throws to extend the lead to...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017, file photo, New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer reacts to a referee's call in the second half of an WNBA basketball game against the Atlanta Dream in New York. The Liberty have used a collective effort to go 4-0 while their two players are off at the EuroBasket tournament. New York has gotten contributions from Kiah Stokes, Shavonte Zellous, Sugar Rodgers, Bria Hartley and recently signed Lindsay Allen to complement Tina Charles’ play. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 13, 2017 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer wasn't exactly sure how his team would play with Epiphanny Prince and Kia Vaughn out of the lineup. The Liberty have used a collective effort to go 4-0 while the two players are at the EuroBasket tournament. New York has gotten contributions from...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:29 pm
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Margaret Hutson, who preceded Pat Summitt as the Tennessee women's basketball coach, has died. She was 78. Dean Hutson, Margaret's brother, said Monday that Margaret Hutson died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at NHC Health Care in Bristol, Virginia. Summitt also had fought...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts as time expires during the second half of the team's 86-78 win in an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, in Durham, N.C. Duke athletic director Kevin White is looking forward to a better, and healthier, 2017-18 for all of his school’s athletic teams. In fact, Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski missed a month after having back surgery, and three freshman forwards each missed significant time with knee, foot and ankle injuries. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
June 12, 2017 - 12:49 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke athletic director Kevin White is looking forward to a better — and healthier — 2017-18 for all of his school's athletic teams. On the whole, the Blue Devils took a step back during this past season. They rank 35th in the most recent standings for the Director's Cup —...
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