Latest Women's college basketball News

Tennessee Lady Vols forward Lou Brown tears ACL in practice

Oct. 19, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Lou Brown has torn her anterior cruciate ligament in preseason practice. Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick announced Brown's injury Friday and said the Washington State graduate transfer is out indefinitely Warlick said the injury occurred Wednesday. Warlick said in a...

Mississippi State women's hoops team aims to take final step

Oct. 18, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Teaira McCowan and Mississippi State women's hoops team are hoping to take that one final step. The Bulldogs are the favorites to win the Southeastern Conference again but the biggest, most exasperatingly elusive goal remains to win a national title. McCowan leads a team that has...

Vandy's Horrocks to miss start of season for health reasons

Oct. 17, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt center Bree Horrocks will miss the start of the upcoming season because of what the school describes as health matters related to blood clots. Commodores coach Stephanie White revealed Horrocks' situation Wednesday in a school release. White said that "we hope to welcome...

ECU women's basketball coach resigns amid internal review

Oct. 17, 2018 1:21 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina says women's basketball coach Heather Macy has resigned, effective immediately. Macy's announcement Wednesday came after the school's compliance office conducted an internal review of the program. School spokesman Tom McClellan said he was unable to say what...

Mississippi State picked to win SEC women's basketball title

Oct. 16, 2018 3:27 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State is the favorite to repeat as Southeastern Conference women's basketball champions this season. The Bulldogs made it to the national championship game last season. Mississippi State 6-foot-7 center Teaira McCowan is the lopsided favorite to win SEC player of the...

Minnesota AD Coyle extended for 3 seasons, to 2024

Oct. 12, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has signed athletic director Mark Coyle to a three-year extension. Coyle took over as head of Gophers athletics in 2016. He's made a handful of critical hires since then, including football coach P.J. Fleck, women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen and hockey coach Bob Motzko....

Peck leaves Vanderbilt staff, returning to broadcasting

Oct. 12, 2018 10:48 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carolyn Peck is leaving the Vanderbilt women's basketball staff to return to broadcasting. Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White announced Friday that Peck is stepping down to resume her broadcasting career at ESPN. Peck said in a statement that "the decision to go back to ESPN is not an...

Notre Dame roster loaded for run at another women's title

Oct. 11, 2018 5:39 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Muffet McGraw has spent most of her college coaching career being the hunter. Notre Dame and its coach will be the hunted this season. That's to be expected when you have a past All-American and a promising sophomore returning from ACL injuries, one of the nation's top recruiting...

Oregon women picked to repeat as Pac-12 champions

Oct. 10, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kelly Graves began his afternoon address at Pac-12 media day describing the expectations for his talented, favored Oregon team for the "2019 and '20" season ahead. The good-natured coach could only chuckle once he was politely corrected that it's 2018-19 then recovered beautifully,...

Vandy staff adds Women's Basketball Hall of Famer DeMoss

Oct. 10, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has added Women's Basketball Hall of Famer Mickie DeMoss to its staff as director of offensive analytics. Commodores coach Stephanie White announced the addition of DeMoss on Tuesday. DeMoss was on Pat Summitt's Tennessee staff from 1985-2003, where she helped the Lady...