Latest Women's college basketball News

Tar Heels' Church goes viral with video of back-to-basket 3s

Aug. 13, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Leah Church apparently doesn't need to even see the basket to hit 3-pointers. In a video posted Saturday on social media , the junior guard hit three consecutive long 3s while shooting over her head with her back to the basket. The viral clip has more than 1...

Baylor dismisses Scott-Grayson from team for rules violation

Aug. 12, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball program for an unspecified violation of team rules. Baylor announced Scott Grayson's dismissal on Monday. She averaged 2.5 points for the Lady Bears last season in their run to the national...

WVU's Martin suspended indefinitely, will miss overseas trip

Aug. 4, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia guard Tynice Martin has been suspended indefinitely for an undisclosed violation of team rules. The school announced Martin's suspension in a news release Saturday without elaborating. Martin was named to the all-Big 12 first team as a junior last season after...

UC Riverside women's basketball coach suspended for 20 days

Aug. 3, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Riverside says women's basketball coach John Margaritis has been suspended after an investigation revealed a violation of school policy. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported Friday that the suspension is for 20 days without pay. Officials didn't say...

OSU women's hoops assistant resigns amid NCAA investigation

Aug. 2, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says an assistant women's basketball coach has resigned amid an investigation into NCAA rules violations. In his resignation letter dated Friday, associate head coach Patrick Klein said, "I've been made aware that in some instances, my communications with some...

New-look Lady Vols attempt to solve chemistry issues

Jul. 31, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is counting on a European preseason tour to help a new coaching staff and a revamped roster get to know one another as the Lady Vols attempt to avoid the chemistry problems that hindered the program in recent years. The Lady Vols leave Monday for a tour that will include...

Akira Levy joins Vanderbilt basketball as Missouri transfer

Jul. 29, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Akira Levy has joined the Vanderbilt women's basketball team as a transfer from Missouri in a return to her home state. The 5-foot-8 guard tore a ligament in her right knee in February. Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White said Monday that Levy will spend this season getting healthy....

UNCG women's assistant gets show-cause penalty for gambling

Jul. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has given a 15-year show-cause penalty to a former UNC Greensboro assistant women's basketball coach for gambling on pro and college sports — including games involving the school's men's basketball team. Neither the school nor the NCAA identified the assistant...

Former BC women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese dies at 60

Jul. 24, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese died Wednesday, a week after sustaining a brain injury in a fall. She was 60. Inglese's family announced the death in a statement posted by sister Nancy Inglese on Facebook. Inglese coached at Boston College from 1993-2008 and was hired as an assistant...

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,...