Latest Women's college basketball News

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins

May. 21, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Collins, a former McDonald's All-American from Waldorf,...

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics

May. 21, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Special Olympics has always been near and dear to basketball analyst Deb Antonelli. Her 21-year-old son Frankie is a Special Olympics athlete who just completed his sophomore year in Clemson University's LifeProgram. She wanted to do something to help raise money and awareness for South...

Michigan hires Wilson as women's basketball assistant

May. 20, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Toyelle Wilson as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for its women's basketball team. The school announced the move Monday. Wilson spent the past six seasons as an assistant at Baylor and was the head coach at Prairie View A&M for three seasons....

WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as commissioner

May. 15, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has a new leader with a new title. The league hired Cathy Engelbert as commissioner on Wednesday. The previous four leaders of the WNBA had been known as president. "Commissioner, first of all, honored and humbled to have that title. And it comes with awesome responsibility ......

Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women

May. 11, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women's basketball team. UConn said Saturday the 6-footer will have two years of eligibility left. Westbrook led the Lady Vols with 14.9 points and 5.3 assists a game last season while shooting 42%. She started all 64 games in...

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina

May. 6, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald's All-American and five-star recruit. She announced her latest college choice Monday on Twitter, posing in a South Carolina uniform alongside...

Former UConn guard Mikayla Coombs transfers to Georgia

May. 6, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mikayla Coombs, a guard who was the 2017 Georgia high school player of the year, is transferring from UConn to Georgia. Coombs will have two years of eligibility at Georgia and is applying for a waiver for immediate eligibility without sitting out a year. The 5-foot-10 Coombs was a...

Lady Vols lose another transfer with Mimi Collins' exit

May. 2, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Mimi Collins is transferring from Tennessee after just one season with the Lady Vols. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Eric Trainer confirmed Thursday that Collins is transferring. 247Sports first reported Collins' departure. Collins averaged 5.5 points, 3.4 rebounds...

UConn women add grad transfer Adebayo from Murray State

May. 2, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third member of the 2019 recruiting class, joining wing Aubrey Griffin, from Ossining, New York, and guard Anna Makurat...

UConn women receive commitment from Polish guard

May. 1, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has added to its roster for next season, receiving a commitment from a 6-foot guard from Poland. The school says Anna Makurat signed a letter of intent on Tuesday and will be eligible to enroll in the fall. She joins wing Aubrey Griffin, from Ossining, New York, in the Huskies'...