Latest Vivian Stringer News

Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer retires after 50 years

Apr. 30, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

C. Vivian Stringer has been a trailblazer, serving as a role model to many Black coaches and players throughout her 50-year career. The Hall of Fame coach announced her retirement on Saturday. She finished with 1,055 wins — fourth all-time among Division I women's...

Staley pushes prospect pipeline in aim to diversify coaching

Apr. 03, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Geno Auriemma has 17 years and 10 national titles on Dawn Staley, as Connecticut and South Carolina enter the NCAA championship game. Auriemma, over his 37 seasons guiding the Huskies, has redefined the standards for success in the sport with his staggering 11-0...

UCF's Abrahamson-Henderson hired as Georgia's new coach

Mar. 26, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia hired Central Florida's Katie Abrahamson-Henderson on Saturday, making her just the third full-time head coach in the history of the women's basketball team. Abrahamson-Henderson, who played two seasons at Georgia in the 1980s, was hired just three days after...

Big Ten women's tourney is wide open, Maryland out to repeat

Mar. 01, 2022 13:08 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland controlled the road to the women's Big Ten Tournament title for seven straight seasons. Five times, the Terrapins claimed the top prize and their only losses came in title games. This week, their dominance could end. Five teams arrived in...