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AP source: Mercury hiring Nygaard as next head coach

Jan. 21, 2022 18:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced...

Cheryl Reeve named USA Basketball women's team coach

Dec. 08, 2021 15:40 PM EST

USA Basketball didn't have to look far for its next women's coach, turning to Cheryl Reeve. The Minnesota Lynx coach and general manager has been an assistant on the last two Olympic teams. Now she's taking over the U.S. women's national team. “What I’ve learned...

Bueckers scores 22 but injured in UConn win over Irish

Dec. 05, 2021 16:17 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won its rivalry game against Notre Dame but may have lost last year's national player of the year to a knee injury in the process. Paige Bueckers scored 22 points before going down with just seconds left in No. 2 UConn's 73-54 victory over No....