women’s basketball

She may not be as familiar a name as other pioneers in women’s basketball, like former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie or former WNBA star and University of South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. But Lusia Harris helped paved the way for them and for the WNBA, which just recently signed a new collective […]

4/2/2018- With all the talk of the men’s NCAA title, Guy and Sybil bring up what an amazing game Notre Dame’s women’s basketball team had and how the WNBA is terribly underrated. Also, the Tom Joyner Jinx is alive and well as Loyola-Chicago lost in the semi-finals. We know you mean well Tom, but seriously! READ […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dawn Staley had a homecoming to remember. The women’s basketball coach at South Carolina returned to Philadelphia this week with her defending NCAA champion Gamecocks to play Temple. It wasn’t her first time back in the city where she grew up since winning the national title in April. But this was a […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team turned to its past to find its next coach. Dawn Staley will coach the team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said two people with knowledge of the decision. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the decision has […]

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern women’s basketball player Jordan Hankins has been found dead in her room at the university. The university said in a statement that the 19-year-old Hankins’ body was found Monday afternoon. The statement from spokesman Carsten Parmenter said there is no indication of foul play or “any danger or threat to […]

Gilbert Arenas believes he knows how to make the WNBA more entertaining - get "cutie pies" to play the game and put them in skimpy outfits.

You may remember WNBA player Glory Johnson’s brief marriage to WNBA player Brittney Griner. The two were first involved in a domestic violence altercation at Griner’s Phoenix home, then got married and then separated, with Griner seeking and annulment. Then Johnson announced her pregnancy, with twins she said that she and Griner decided on bringing […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It’s only fitting these WNBA Finals are going the distance. “It’s absolutely been a great series,” Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve said. “Four really, really hard fought games. Why not go to a Game 5? It’s been that good of a series. It’s one of those things that people like to see. “I […]

03/31/15 – The TJMS crew opens the show discussing the differences between men and women’s basketball. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women’s college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion. The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title. Auriemma broke a tie with Pat Summitt and Tennessee for most all-time, doing […]