Thursday, April 2, 2020

Transfer city

College player news:

Destiny Slocum is transferring again - this time from Oregon State.

Lucy Cochrane will transfer from Oregon.

Nebraska's leading scorer Leigha Brown is transferring.

Jayla Hemingway is leaving Mississippi State.

Interview with Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia.

College team news:

After their historic season, Indiana looks to a bright future.

More winners

Sabrina Ionescu has won the Wade Trophy for the second year in a row.

WBCA's All-America team: Chennedy Carter, Lauren Cox, Kathleen Doyle, Dana Evans, Tyasha Harris, Ruthy Hebard, Sabrina Ionescu, Aari McDonald, Satou Sabally and Megan Walker.

Dawn Staley is the Naismith coach of the year.

She is the first to win the award as both a coach and a player.

NCAA news:

Athletic Directors are bracing for a possible financial crisis.

College team news:

Columbia: "We all just cried."

Why Oregon would have won the National Championship.

College player news:

Siena and Manhattan players are teaming up to get their teammates home to Greece.

Marquette season wrap up: the seniors.

Former Wisconsin Badger Courtney Fredrickson has transferred to DePaul.

Former Arizona State guard Sara Bejedi has transferred to Florida State.

College coach news:

Dawn Staley shares her quarantine activities.

Q&A with Purdue coach Sharon Versyp.

The contract of Montana coach Shannon Schweyen will not be renewed.

Utah has added Jeanne Kenney and Jauwan Scaife as assistant coaches.

WNBA news:

Gabby Williams discusses life under lockdown.

Bonus:

Women's basketball programs beat men's by a long shot in graduating black athletes.

Why men started wearing the jerseys of female athletes.

The Ivy League has denied an additional year of eligibility for spring sport athletes.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Award time

College player news:

Wooden Award All-American team: Lauren Cox, Tyasha Harris, Ruthy Hebard, Rhyne Howard and Sabrina Ionescu.

Finalists for the 2020 Honda Sport Award are: Dana Evans, Tyasha Harris, Sabrina Ionescu and Aari McDonald.

ESPN ranks the top 10 freshmen of the season.

Baylor's DiDi Richards is the Naismith player of the year.

The WBCA's freshman of the year is South Carolina's Aliyah Boston.

Louisville's Dana Evans will return for her senior season.

Q&A with Syracuse's Gabrielle Cooper.

North Carolina's Leah Church has a trick shot.

Jaden Ward relished her last year at Quinnipiac, despite it being cut short.

Holly Winterburn will transfer from Oregon.

Zaay Green is leaving Tennessee.

Former UCSB star Mekia Valentine has died at 32.

College team news:

Thanks for the best Pac-12 season ever.

No more March for Texas A&M......the Aggies say goodbye to their seniors.

Quinnipiac was about to start warmups for its first MAAC Tournament game, and the NCAA canceled the season.

NIU says goodbye to five seniors.

College coach news:

Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale writes about an athlete's ache.

Eastern Kentucky was impressive under first-year coach Samantha Williams.

It was a 16-year wait for new Drexel coach Amy Mallon.

NCAA news:

Diane Turnham's dream position as head of the DI women's basketball committee had a bittersweet end.

The NCAA has extended the recruiting dead period for DI and DII through May 31.

The Pac-12 is sitting on millions in reserve cash, but this might not be the best time to use it.

WNBA and international news:

Q&A with Skylar Diggins-Smith.

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler reports more stock sales but denies wrongdoing.

Ruth Hamblin's long journey home is over.

Q&A with Alanna Smith.

High school news:

Paige Bueckers is the Morgan Wootten player of the year.

MaxPreps All-America team.

Bonus:

Women's sports outlets are turning to classics and collaboration in a sports-less world.

Monday, March 30, 2020

NCAA denies winter sports additional eligibility

The NCAA Division I Committee today extended eligibility for spring sport athletes who missed their season this year due to the COVID-19-based shutdown.

Eligibility wasn't extended to winter sport athletes.

College coach news:

Nicole Powell has been named head coach at UC Riverside.

Mallory Bernhard will remain interim head coach at North Dakota for the 2020-2021 season.

News splatter

College team news:

Oregon isn't going anywhere, despite graduating its "Big Three."

Illinois is focused on the future.

Southeast Missouri State ended their season on top.

Longwood made big strides this year.

College player news:

Kathleen Doyle reflects on her time at Iowa.

Baylor's DiDi Richards is the WBCA's DI defensive player of the year.

Two shots Dee Dee Jernigan will never forget.

College coach news:

Oregon coach Kelly Graves raves about Sedona Prince.

Illinois coach Nancy Fahey thinks highly of new assistant coach hire Scott Merritt.

SMU and coach Travis Mays says they are not responsible for medical negligence.

WNBA news:

Wings forward Imani McGee-Stafford will forego the next two seasons to study law in Southern California.

Sue Bird says "you can't drink with UConn players."

Could four Ducks be taken in the draft? Oregon coach Kelly Graves thinks so.

International prospects to watch in the WNBA draft.

Olympics news:

New dates for the Tokyo Games are July 23-Aug. 8, 2021.