Latest Women's college basketball News

Charleston hires Lamar's Harmony as women's basketball coach

Apr. 19, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Robin Harmony has left Lamar to become the women's basketball coach at College of Charleston. The school announced the move Friday. Harmony went 115-66 in six seasons at Lamar, including an 83-25 mark against Southland Conference competition. Harmony won three Southland Conference...

Iowa's Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball

Apr. 19, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Gustafson of Iowa has won the Honda Sports Award as the top woman in college basketball. Gustafson led Division I women's basketball with an average of 28 points this season. She owns Iowa records for most career points (2,804) and rebounds (1,460). The 6-foot-3 center from Port Wing,...

UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Apr. 19, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had built a Hall of Fame career over more than three decades with the Tar Heels, including a national championship and becoming the Atlantic Coast Conference's all-time winningest coach. That tenure ended with her resignation...

Lady Vols sign guard who committed before coaching change

Apr. 18, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Australian guard Jessie Rennie has become the first player to sign with Tennessee since Kellie Harper took over as coach of the Lady Vols. Tennessee announced the signing of Rennie on Thursday. Rennie, a 5-foot-6 guard from Kangaroo Flat in Victoria, Australia, verbally committed to...

McGraw ready to get to work replacing Irish starting five

Apr. 17, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Some of the pain from Notre Dame's loss to Baylor in the NCAA championship game still lingers for Fighting Irish coach Muffet McGraw. Falling just short of repeating as national champion in an 82-81 loss can do that. Trips to New York for an appearance on "CBS This Morning" and next...

Staley says Herbert Harrigan will stay at South Carolina

Apr. 17, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan will take her name from the NCAA transfer portal and play her senior season with the Gamecocks. The 6-foot-2 Herbert Harrigan started 21 games last season, averaging 10.4 points and 5.1 rebounds. She had decided to...

WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart tears Achilles tendon in right leg

Apr. 17, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart is expected to miss the upcoming season after she ruptured the Achilles tendon in her right ankle. Stewart injured the leg on Sunday in the EuroLeague Women championship game in Hungary. She flew to Los Angeles where test results confirmed the injury. The...

Lady Vols lose 1 of their top scorers as Westbrook transfers

Apr. 16, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Evina Westbrook is transferring from Tennessee after sharing the team lead in scoring this season. New Lady Vols coach Kellie Harper said in a statement Tuesday that "Evina and I met to discuss her future, and she shared with me that she has decided to transfer." Harper added that...

Harper: 'Women's basketball needs Tennessee back in there'

Apr. 15, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee coach Kellie Harper believes it would be good for women's basketball to have the Lady Vols competing for titles again. How long that might take depends on how soon Tennessee can improve under Harper, a point guard for three straight Lady Vols national championship...

Louisville adds 3 transfers from Georgia Tech, California

Apr. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has announced that Georgia Tech freshmen Elizabeth Balogun and Elizabeth Dixon and California sophomore Kianna Smith have transferred to the program. The three former starters join a Cardinals roster that lost All-American guard Asia Durr and two other veterans. Balogun...