Thursday, April 19, 2018

College coaching changes aplenty

College coach news:

Tina Thompson and Lindsay Whalen are leading a wave of female coaching hires.

Thompson impressed Virginia's hiring committee immediately.

Whalen has the perfect role model in Dawn Staley.

Central Michigan coach Sue Guevara will earn at least $340,000 annually under her new contract.

Miami Ohio coach Megan Duffy has signed a contract extension through 2022-2023.

New Pitt coach Lance White is ready to work.

NC State assistant coach Gene Hill is the new head coach at Georgia State.

Mary Evans has fulfilled a lifelong dream in being named Valparaiso's new coach.

Lindsay Whalen has hired former Gopher teammate Kelly Roysland to assist her at Minnesota.

Boston College coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee is bringing her two assistant coaches from Albany with her.

Nneka Enemkpali is a new assistant coach at UCSB.

UConn's new assistant coach is former grad assistant Jasmine Lister.

New Washington State coach Kamie Ethridge is bringing Laurie Koehn with her as an assistant coach.

Erin Grant is back at Texas Tech as an assistant coach.

LaNitra Perry will return to Toledo as an assistant coach.

Alex Delanian returns to Hawaii as an assistant coach.

Wisconsin's new assistant coach is Kayla Tetschlag.

Jauwan Scaife is Murray State's new assistant coach.

College player news:

Vanderbilt transfer Kayla Overbeck has landed at USC.

NCAA news:

The Division I council has adopted new recruiting legislation: New rules aim to make college athlete recruiting experience similar to student body’s.

The Council also voted to allow recruiting visits in an athlete's junior year of high school.

Wilson Sporting Goods and the NCAA have extended their partner ship through 2020-2021.

Arike Ogunbowale's "Dancing With the Stars" gig forces the NCAA into a tricky two-step.

WNBA player news:

A brighter day: How Imani McGee-Stafford found light in the darkest of times.

Recruiting news:

Top recruit Samantha Brunelle was ready to commit to Notre Dame before they won the title this month.

Monday, April 16, 2018

College coach news rules the day

Tina Thompson is the new head coach at Virginia.

Kamie Ethridge is Washington State's new coach.

Tomeika Reed is Jackson State's new coach.

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie begins a two-month leave of absence today to get treatment for a kidney ailment.

Central Michigan has extended the contract of coach Sue Guevara through 2022-2023.

Everybody loves Lindsay Whalen. That doesn't mean Minnesota's decision to hire her as coach comes without risk.

JR Payne is excited for the future of Colorado.

Michigan Tech coach Kim Cameron has stepped down to pursue a DI coaching opportunity.

College player news:

Arike Ogunbowale wants to get back to winning.

NAIA news:

The NAIA will combine divisions into one beginning in the 2020-2021 season.

WNBA history:

The evolution of WNBA uniforms. Check out the awesome retro picture.

WNBA draft news:

Last week's draft had the highest viewer ratings since 2014.


WNBA player news:

Tanisha Wright is preparing, once again, to suit up for the WNBA.

Myisha Hines-Allen's new coach didn't need her, but drafted her for her toughness.

Ariel Atkins’ efficiency, athleticism, and work ethic are what the Mystics need at the wing.

The Liberty have drafted Barack Obama's niece, Leslie Robinson from Princeton.

Q&A with WNBA draftees Maria Vadeeva and Raisa Musina.

Elena Delle Donne and former vice president Joe Biden ran into each other on a golf course this weekend.

USA Basketball news:

The roster is set for the Women's National Team April 26 game in Seattle.