Latest Women's college basketball News

Georgia Tech adds veteran Mickie DeMoss to Fortner's staff

Jul. 19, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss has joined new Georgia Tech women's basketball coach Nell Fortner as chief of staff. The 63-year-old DeMoss brings 43 years coaching experience to the Yellow Jackets. DeMoss served on Vanderbilt's staff last season, working in offensive analytics,...

Former BC coach suffers brain injury in fall

Jul. 18, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister. "My sister Cathy Inglese has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is fighting for her life," Nancy Inglese posted on Facebook. "I am asking all family,...

National champion Baylor women add 2nd graduate transfer

Jul. 17, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor has added a second graduate transfer, with Erin DeGrate returning home to finish her college career after the past two seasons at Texas Tech. The addition of DeGrate comes after the Lady Bears last week added graduate transfer Te'a Cooper, a guard from South...

Payments from $208 million NCAA settlement begin in August

Jul. 17, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

More than 50,000 former college athletes next month will begin collecting portions of a $208 million class-action settlement paid by the NCAA in a case that challenged its caps on compensation. Hagens Berman, the law firm representing the plaintiffs in Alston vs. the NCAA, said Wednesday 53,748 FBS football...

Big 12 is a 10: Bowlsby says no talk of expanding league

Jul. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby sat on the podium at midfield of the massive NFL stadium where the Big 12 plays its championship game, talking about the successes of the smallest Power Five conference before getting a familiar question about the possibility of expansion. The commissioner said there is...

Cent Michigan promotes Oesterle to succeed Guevara as coach

Jul. 12, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan has promoted Heather Oesterle to succeed retiring women's basketball coach Sue Guevara. The moves were announced Friday. Guevara led the Chippewas to the NCAA Tournament the previous two seasons, reaching the Sweet 16 in 2018. She helped the program win the...

Baylor women add SEC guard after national title with another

Jul. 11, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor will have a graduate transfer from the SEC for the second year in a row with the addition of Te'a Cooper from South Carolina. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey plans for Cooper to switch to point guard for the Lady Bears, like Chloe Jackson did last season after...

Indiana's Ali Patberg gets 6th year of hoops eligibility

Jul. 5, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana guard Ali Patberg has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. The school announced Friday that Patberg will have two years of eligibility remaining. She averaged 15.8 points and 4.8 assists to lead the Hoosiers (21-13) last season. Patberg was an All-Big Ten...

UNC's Cunningham eager to see impact of 5 new coaches

Jul. 5, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's numerous coaching changes last season were a surprise to athletic director Bubba Cunningham. The Tar Heels enter next season with five new head coaches, including Mack Brown returning to football more than two decades after his first stint and Courtney Banghart's...

Kristen Dowling hired as women's hoops coach at Pepperdine

Jul. 3, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Kristen Dowling has been hired as women's basketball coach at Pepperdine, returning for her third stint at the school. Dowling spent the last seven years coaching Division III Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, where she had a record of 147-46, including six straight 20-win seasons and four...