Women's college basketball

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...
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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...
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September 28, 2018 - 2:39 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — With not much going right offensively, U.S. coach Dawn Staley turned to the Seattle Storm trio to help jumpstart the offense. The move worked as Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd and Sue Bird sparked a 14-3 run to close the first half and rally the U.S. to a 71-...
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September 28, 2018 - 5:02 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — It is quarterfinal Friday at the Women's Basketball World Cup. The United States and Nigeria will get the day started with the Americans looking to win their 20th consecutive game in the competition. Nigeria, which had gone winless in its only previous World...
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September 26, 2018 - 4:51 pm
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup quarterfinal qualifier (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Spain ended Senegal's incredible run at the Women's Basketball World Cup with a 63-48 victory in the quarterfinal qualifier on Wednesday night. In front of a packed arena,...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Indiana Fever's Jazmon Gwathmey (1) goes to the basket against San Antonio Stars' Kelsey Plum (10) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Indianapolis. The crowds for the opening two days of play at the FIBA Women's World Cup have been strong, with games taking place over the weekend. With the final day of the preliminary round on Tuesday, Sept. 25, the local organizing committee brought in school kids to fill the stands for the early 11 a.m. tip. Both sides had loud support. "It was a great atmosphere, even better than WNBA kids games because they were cheering for both sides," said Gwathmey, who scored 23 points for Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
September 26, 2018 - 3:40 am
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The preliminary round of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup had its share of upsets, comebacks and surprises. Two African nations qualified for the knockout round, with Nigeria and Senegal both advancing. It's the first time that any team from that continent...
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September 25, 2018 - 4:12 pm
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Day 3 of the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): ___ 9 p.m. Promise Amukamara scored 16 points to help Nigeria beat Argentina 75-70 and secure a spot in the quarterfinal qualifier of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. Nigeria (2-1), which...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh's Yacine Diop (12) , left, maintains control of a rebound as Florida State's Nicole Ekhomu (12) reaches for the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pittsburgh. It was a historic day for African teams in the Women's Basketball World Cup. Senegal became the first African country to win a pool game, beating Latvia 70-69 on Sunday. Hours later, Nigeria followed suit, getting its first win ever in the tournament. Both teams have benefited from having players that went to U.S. colleges on them. Senegal guard Diop is a graduate transfer at Louisville this season. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
September 24, 2018 - 2:29 am
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It was a historic day for African teams in the Women's Basketball World Cup. Senegal became the first African country to win a pool game, beating Latvia 70-69 on Sunday. Hours later, Nigeria followed suit, getting its first win ever in the tournament. "It's a...
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September 23, 2018 - 3:28 pm
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — After a quiet first half, Breanna Stewart felt she needed to be more assertive on both ends of the court. She certainly made her presence felt in the final 20 minutes. Stewart scored 21 of her 23 points in the second half and A'ja Wilson added 20 points to help...
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September 23, 2018 - 12:04 pm
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Mame Marie Sy-Diop scored with 12 seconds left to lift Senegal to a 70-69 win over Latvia on Sunday, giving the country its first World Cup victory in 12 years. Senegal now has a...
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