Women's college basketball

United States coach Dawn Staley gives instructions to her players during the Women's basketball World Cup final match between Australia and the U.S.A. in Tenerife, Spain, Sunday Sept. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez)
October 01, 2018 - 3:16 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Dawn Staley knows the pressure that comes with coaching USA Basketball. It's gold medal or bust. She experienced it first as a player with the U.S., then as an assistant and now as the team's head coach. She's been successful in each position, helping the...
Read More
Belgium's Julie Vanloo, left, jumps to shoot as Laura Nicholls of Spain tries to stop her during the Women's basketball World Cup bronze medal match between Spain and Belgium in Tenerife, Spain, Sunday Sept. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez)
September 30, 2018 - 2:26 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Championship day (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Spain nearly blew a 12-point second-half lead before holding off Belgium 67-60 on Sunday night to win the bronze medal at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup...
Read More
The Australian team celebrate their victory over Spain, in the Women's basketball World Cup semi final match between Spain and Australia in Tenerife, Spain, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo Andres Gutierrez)
September 30, 2018 - 7:06 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — It's medal day at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. The U.S. will face Australia for the gold medal on Sunday night. The Americans have won the last two golds with the Opals winning their lone championship in 2006. The U.S. will need to find a way to...
Read More
Julie Allemand of the Belgian jumps to basket against A'Ja Wilson of the United States during the Women's basketball World Cup semi final match between Belgium and the U.S.A. in Tenerife, Spain, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo Andres Gutierrez)
September 30, 2018 - 6:50 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Here we are on the morning of the gold medal game and it's been quite the experience so far. It's been a joy to have the opportunity to play and compete against the best in the world and I've been capitalizing on every moment I've had here. I've enjoyed...
Read More
The Australian team celebrate their victory over Spain in the Women's basketball World Cup semi final match between Spain and Australia in Tenerife, Spain, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo Andres Gutierrez)
September 29, 2018 - 5:49 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — The Latest at the Women's Basketball World Cup (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Liz Cambage scored 33 points and had 15 rebounds to help Australia rally from an eight-point deficit to start the fourth quarter and beat Spain 72-66 on Saturday, advancing to the...
Read More
Brittney Griner of the United States Team fights a ball against Belgian defender during the Women's basketball World Cup semi final match between Belgium and the U.S.A. in Tenerife, Spain, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo Andres Gutierrez)
September 29, 2018 - 3:09 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Just as it has done for most of the tournament, the U.S. used a big third quarter keyed by Diana Tauarsi and Breanna Stewart to pull away from an opponent. This time, it was Belgium, whose one-point halftime deficit turned into 16 by the end of the third...
Read More
September 29, 2018 - 10:18 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — A place in the gold medal game was at stake for the U.S., Belgium, Spain and Australia at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup on Saturday. The Americans are trying to reach the final for the third straight time. They'll have to beat a Belgium team that is...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, Australia center Liz Cambage (8) reaches for a rebound in front of Japan guard Sanae Motokawa during the first half of a women's basketball game at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cambage is averaging a FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup-best 25.8 points a game while only playing 20.4 minutes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
September 29, 2018 - 2:33 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Australia coach Sandy Brondello credits a training camp in February and playing in the Commonwealth Games at home as a major reason that her team has looked so fluid in its run to the semifinals of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. "This year we had a...
Read More
September 28, 2018 - 5:04 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup quarterfinals (all times local): 10 p.m. Spain scored the first 19 points of the fourth quarter to beat Canada 68-53 on Friday night in the final game of the quarterfinals of the FIBA Women's Basketball World...
Read More
FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Breanna Stewart shoots during a practice for the U.S. national women's basketball team in Seattle. Now a mainstay on the national team, the WNBA MVP is a huge reason why the U.S. has been winning at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 28, 2018 - 3:17 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — For nearly a decade, Breanna Stewart has been making an impact with USA Basketball. Now a mainstay on the national team, the WNBA MVP is a big reason why the U.S. has been winning at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. She scored 19 points in the...
Read More

Pages