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Women's Basketball Daily-Week In Review

Celebrating The Women's Game Since 2005.


Park Ji-soo committed to join U.S. WNBA : The DONG-A ILBO

Park Ji-soo of the Cheongju KB Stars feels as if past several days were long time ago. She was nomi…

Kayla McBride excited for life on, off the court

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride has sights set on building a career beyond basketball.

2018 WNBA Offseason Roundup: Recap the Biggest Moves

With WNBA Draft 2018 in the books, the next wave of young talent is in place and rosters are beginning to take shape. All eyes now shift to May 18 — WNBA Tip-Off 2018 presented by Verizon — and May 20 — #WNBAAllDay — with all 12 teams in action beginning at 1 PM ET.

Kristy Wallace: From injury nightmare to WNBA Dream

“I wasn’t too focused on [the draft], honestly. I know some girls kind of think about it in the back of their mind, but I wasn’t too worried about it. I wasn’t expecting to get drafted to be completely honest. That really just was such a special moment and I’m just so, so excited for the opportunity. I was just focused on winning the next game. - Kristy Wallace

The hire of Minnesota Lynx star Lindsay Whalen to be the new head coach at Minnesota, her alma mater, is one of the most intriguing moves in college basketball so far this off-season. Whalen is still competing in the WNBA.

USC adds $1.5 million incentive for Dawn Staley to stick around | The State

South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley received an amendment to her contract on Friday, assuring her an extra $1.5 million if she stays the coach of the Gamecocks through 2022.

'Women's basketball is largely supported — just in terms of the demographics — by older men,' he said Friday.

If there’s a blueprint for the Lynx point guard to follow as she juggles playing in the WNBA this summer and coaching the Gophers in the fall, it's Dawn Staley, who played point guard for the Charlotte Sting while coaching the Temple Owls from 2000-06.

Virginia Cavaliers' Tina Thompson, Minnesota Golden Gophers' Lindsay Whalen lead wave of female coaching hires in wom...

They're two of the greatest WNBA players, but there are no guarantees for success for Virginia coach Tina Thompson or Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen.

Women coaching men? Why not a hugely successful Minnesota coach? -

The door is opening very slowly for women to coach men's basketball teams. What needs to happen for that to become a more common occurrence?

Jasmine Lister returning to UConn as assistant coach | SNY

Even as her coaching journey took her to Seattle and Chicago, Jasmine Lister never lost appreciation for the time she spent as a graduate assistant in Storrs on Geno Auriemma's staff with the University of Connecticut women's basketball team.

A brighter day: How Imani McGee-Stafford found light in darkest of times | The Daily Texan

On the surface, Imani McGee-Stafford is used to winning.

Virginia AD: New coach Tina Thompson ‘exactly what we need’ | FOX Sports

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) It didn't take Virginia athletic director Carla Williams long to decide she really liked Tina Thompson.

Pitt hires Lance White as women’s basketball coach - Cardiac Hill

Pitt announced the hire of former Florida State associate head coach Lance White as its new women’s basketball head coach on Wednesday afternoon. White has spent the past 15 years with the...

New UVa coach Thompson excited to work with Felicia Aiyeotan | Cavalier Insider |

New Virginia women’s basketball coach Tina Thompson first caught a glimpse of 6-foot-9 rising junior Felicia Aiyeotan in 2013 during the annual She Got Game Classic in Washington, D.C, which

U.Va.'s Thompson inexperienced but admirably self-aware - Daily Press

New Virginia women's basketball coach Tina Thompson has only three years of coaching experience, all as a Texas assistant

In this blissful period between last Thursday’s WNBA Draft – a thrilling infusion of young talent into the league – and the start of training camp heading into the 2018 season, the dust has settled.

Wings guard Skylar Diggins-Smith takes you behind the scenes of new Kobe Bryant-directed Bodyarmor commercial | Sport...

A week after kicking off the WNBA's 2018 Watch Me Work campaign with a commercial about her return from injury, Dallas Wings guard Skylar...

Gamecocks will look different, plan to have same success - The Washington Post

Dawn Staley is ready to start a new chapter her South Carolina women’s basketball program.

Tina Thompson Named Virginia Women's Basketball Coach - - University of Virginia Official Athletic...

The Official Athletic Site of the University of Virginia - Virginia athletics director Carla Williams announced today (April 16) Tina Thompson as head coach of the Cavaliers' women's basketball program.

Q and A with WNBA draftees Maria Vadeeva and Raisa Musina - In their own words - Bluestar Media

Vadeeva: – Of course, I really wanted to go to the draft, to feel the atmosphere. When you sit in anticipation and then they call your name, they bring you up to the stage. As they say: drafts happen once in a lifetime. But the Russian clubs are now at an important time – the playoffs of the national championship. And at the time of the draft pick I was with Dynamo Kursk [playing] in Orenburg. I agreed with my teammates Nnekla Ogwumike and Angel McCoughtry that we would see the broadcast – it began at 4 am in Orenburg time. I did not think that I would worry so much, but the emotions went off the scale.

Washington State names Hall of Famer Kamie Ethridge women’s basketball coach | The Spokesman-Review

Northern Colorado’s Kamie Ethridge, one of the most decorated women’s basketball players in American history and a Division I coach for the past 27 years, was named Sunday to lead the struggling Washington State women’s program.

Everybody loves Lindsay Whalen. That doesn't mean the U's decision to hire her is without risk. | MinnPost

The formal press conference had been over for a while when Lindsay Whalen wrapped up the last of her television interviews downstairs at Williams Arena and headed for the elevator. But Whalen’s whirlwind first day as the new University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach wasn’t close to over.