Women's college basketball

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo speak in Seoul, South Korea Thursday, June 28, 2018. (Chung Sung-jun/Pool Photo via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 5:06 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Olympic Council of Asia says North and South Korea will field combined teams in three sports — canoeing, rowing and women's basketball — at the Asian Games in the latest sign of cooperation between the countries. The Koreas will also march together at the opening and...
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June 18, 2018 - 10:17 pm
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A NCAA women's basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel. The Marietta Daily Journal reports 58-year-old Wesley Tyronne Dean pleaded guilty Friday to molesting the boy at a Cobb County Hotel. County District...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2005, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, smiles as she is handed the game ball by team official Karen Bryant following the Storm's victory over the Minnesota Lyn in Seattle. The victory gave Donovan her 100th career WNBA victory as a coach, the first woman to reach that plateau. Donovan died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 am
To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8. She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday of heart...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2006, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, talks to Shaunzinski Gortman during the fourth quarter of the team's WNBA basketball game against the Chicago Sky in Chicago. The Storm won 74-61. Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. "While it is extremely difficult to express how...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 9, 2018, file photo, Chamique Holdsclaw speaks as her former assistant coach at Tennessee, Mickie DeMoss, listens during induction ceremonies at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. The hall and the WNBA are trying to think outside of the box to help generate more interest in the sport. Playing a regular season WNBA game in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of Hall of Fame weekend would certainly be a win-win situation for both entities. "It is an interesting concept and something worthy of discussion as we are continually looking for new and innovative ways to grow our fan base and build our brand," WNBA President Lisa Borders told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
June 13, 2018 - 2:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and the WNBA are trying to think outside of the box to help generate more interest in the sport. Playing a regular season WNBA game in Knoxville, Tennessee, as part of Hall of Fame weekend would certainly be a win-win situation for both entities...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1997, file photo, Connecticut Associate head coach Chris Dailey is hoisted in the air by the players after they defeated Notre Dame, 86-77, to win the Big East women's basketball championship, in Storrs, Conn. Dailey had to temporarily take over head coaching duties while head coach Geno Auriemma attended his fathers funeral. Connecticut assistant coach Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are breaking new ground this weekend when they get inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. This marks the first time in the organization's 20-year history that it has inducted anyone based on accomplishments as an assistant coach. (AP Photo/John Dunn, File)
June 07, 2018 - 4:58 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connecticut's Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are entering uncharted territory with their historic inductions Saturday into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. They'll become the first people inducted into the hall primarily for their...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz is seen on the sidelines during the second half against Mississippi State in the semifinals of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Walz has received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on FridayMay 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 25, 2018 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on Friday. "In the national semifinal game, I used some...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo South Carolina's A'ja Wilson (22) smiles during practice at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Albany, N.Y. Wilson is getting a statue at South Carolina. She helped South Carolina win the 2017 NCAA title and left as the school's all-time scoring leader. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 12, 2018 - 3:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Basketball star A'ja Wilson is getting a statue at South Carolina. University President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies Saturday by announcing the school plans to build a statue of the national player of the year. Wilson helped South Carolina win the 2017 NCAA...
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In this photo provided by Brian Giorgis, Marist women’s basketball coach Brian Giorgis shows the two foul balls he caught at a game between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Yankee Stadium, in New York. A longtime baseball fan, Giorgis says he’d never come close to getting a foul ball until he caught two in consecutive innings. (Courtesy of Brian Giorgis via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marist women's basketball coach Brian Giorgis usually tries to avoid fouls. On Saturday at Yankee Stadium, he kept collecting them. Giorgis cleanly caught two foul balls — in consecutive innings, no less — while sitting in the second deck watching his beloved Cleveland Indians play...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale holds the trophy after defeating Mississippi State 61-58 in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Ogunbowale is scheduled to make an appearance on "Dancing With the Stars." (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
April 30, 2018 - 1:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hooping with Kobe and Ellen. Going from the big dance to a big dance competition. Making the cover of Sports Illustrated. Oh, and those two shots. "It's definitely been a great few weeks," Notre Dame guard Arike Ogunbowale said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. Fresh...
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