Latest Women's college basketball News

Unified Korean women's basketball team wins at Asian Games

Aug. 15, 2018 11:34 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Three North Korean basketball players were part of a unified Korean women's basketball team that defeated Indonesia 108-40 on Wednesday at the Asian Games. South Korean player Park Hyejin said center Ro Suk Yong, guard Jang Mi Gyong and guard Kim Hye Yon joined nine others from...

UConn, Lady Vols to renew rivalry in 2019-20, 2020-21

Aug. 14, 2018 3:34 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connecticut and Tennessee plan to face each other in women's basketball during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, renewing a rivalry that has been dormant since 2007. UConn will host Tennessee during the 2019-20 season, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Pat Summitt...

New Clemson women's hoops coach signs ex-Florida player

Aug. 10, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — New Clemson coach Amanda Butler has added one of her former Florida players as graduate transfer in all-Southeastern Conference defensive team member Simone Westbrook. The school announced the addition of the 5-foot-8 Westbrook on Friday. Westbrook spent two seasons with the Gators,...

Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick receives contract extension

Aug. 10, 2018 3:44 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee women's basketball coach Holly Warlick has received a three-year contract extension as well as a $25,000 raise. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Friday that Warlick's contract now runs through the 2021-22 season. Warlick's deal was set to expire at the end of the...

Column: Advice to Aces should be to show up and play

Aug. 7, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

The WNBA's Las Vegas Aces thought they'd make a statement by refusing to play a game because they were tired from a long day of travel. It didn't quite turn out like they planned. The team ended up forfeiting the game, which could very well cost it a spot in the playoffs. And the conversation that players wanted...

Marquette forward Tori McCoy seeks kidney transplant

Aug. 7, 2018 6:19 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — This was supposed to be the year Tori McCoy finally got to play basketball at Marquette. The plan in May 2017 when she transferred from Ohio State was to suit up in blue and gold this fall following a redshirt season. For now, basketball is on hold. A rare kidney disease led doctors to...

Brown University coach charged with assaulting her husband

Aug. 3, 2018 3:35 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The women's basketball coach at Brown University has been charged with assaulting her husband. Sarah Behn was arraigned Monday on a charge of assault and battery on a family or household member, according to Wrentham District Court. The Providence Journal reports a police report...

Brown University coach charged with assaulting her husband

Aug. 3, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The women's basketball coach at Brown University has been charged with assaulting her husband. The Providence Journal reports Sarah Behn was charged with assault and battery on a family or household member after an incident at her home Sunday in Massachusetts. A police report filed...

NAIA Division I women's tourney stays in Billings

Jul. 25, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The NAIA Division I women's basketball tournament will be held in Billings through 2020. Visit Billings and Rocky Mountain College announced the extension on Wednesday. The 32-team, single elimination tournament was held at MetraPark in Billings in 2017 and 2018 and was contracted...

Rested Angel McCoughtry, Dream on a roll at All-Star break

Jul. 25, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Angel McCoughtry says she is in a better place. And with her back in the Atlanta lineup after taking a year off from the WNBA, so are the Dream. The 6-foot-1, 31-year is playing for a new coach and with a host of new teammates. Together, they are the hottest team in the league, winning a...