Women's college basketball

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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April 13, 2018 - 1:30 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser took the witness stand Friday at his sexual assault retrial, declaring for a second jury that he knocked her out her with three blue bills and then sexually assaulted her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. "I was weak. I was limp, and I just...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:44 am
NBA ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic fired coach Frank Vogel, one day after the team wrapped up its sixth consecutive losing season. Vogel was with the Magic for two years, going 54-110. He came to Orlando after six seasons with Indiana, where he won 250 regular-season games and got the...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:36 am
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Rachael Vanderwal scored 20 points to lead England to a 65-53 win over Canada and a spot in the Commonwealth Games women's basketball final. The English side will play the winner of Friday's later semifinal between Australia and New Zealand in Saturday's gold medal...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Clemson has turned to former Florida coach Amanda Butler to turn around its troubled women's basketball program. Athletic spokesman Joe Galbraith said the school's Board of Trustees approved a four-year contract Thursday. He said financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Butler...
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April 12, 2018 - 6:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers fans wondered if Lindsay Whalen might retire from the WNBA when the head coaching job suddenly opened up at the school where she remains a star. Turns out Whalen had another idea: Why not do both? Whalen was named Thursday to take over the program she led to the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, South Carolina's A'ja Wilson, top, is guarded by Connecticut's Saniya Chong (12) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. Wilson is chronicling her path from the end of her college career to the start of her WNBA career, including getting drafted. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whew, this was one of the busiest days I've had in my life. I've been in New York for a couple days now and we had meetings Wednesday. It's been great spending some time with my fellow draftees. While we may have been rivals in college, it's all put aside now. We've been eating all...
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April 11, 2018 - 8:32 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — South Carolina's Bianca Cuevas-Moore, a reserve guard on the Gamecocks 2017 national champions, will finish her career at West Virginia. West Virginia coach Mike Carey announced Cuevas-Moore's addition Wednesday. She is a 5-foot-6 guard who was a McDonald's All-American and...
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