Women's basketball

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer is greeted by fans as she enters the court before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Southern California on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 03, 2017 - 10:02 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer became just the second NCAA women's coach to reach 1,000 career victories Friday night, when No. 8 Stanford beat USC 58-42 to give the Hall of Famer a major milestone to share with the home crowd at Maples Pavilion. VanDerveer joined the late Pat Summitt, a...
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February 03, 2017 - 6:03 pm
Women's basketball now has its own version of "Deflategate." Or in this case, call it "Inflategate." The College of Charleston women's team unknowingly has been playing home games and practicing with men's basketballs all season long. They suspected something was up, and recently it caught up with...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2015, file photo, East African Muslim girls practice basketball in their new uniforms in Minneapolis. International basketball competitions could have players wearing religious headgear including hijabs and yarmulkes soon. Leaders of basketball’s governing body “issued a mandate” at their recent meeting for its playing rules committee to come forward with a proposal for headgear to be worn safely by athletes in competition, with the goal of approving the change at its meeting in May. FIBA announced the decision earlier this week. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
February 03, 2017 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The international group that governs basketball is close to eliminating a longstanding ban on religious headgear in competition, clearing the way for athletes to wear hijabs and yarmulkes in international competitions. FIBA told its playing rules committee at a recent meeting to...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) collides with East Carolina's Khadidja Toure during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Greenville, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 24, 2017 - 7:58 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gabby Williams had a triple-double and No. 1 UConn extended its NCAA-record winning streak to 94 games by beating East Carolina 91-44 on Tuesday night. Williams finished with 16 points and tied career highs with 16 rebounds and 10 assists in the fifth triple-double in...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) collides with East Carolina's Khadidja Toure during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Greenville, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 24, 2017 - 7:56 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gabby Williams had a triple-double and No. 1 UConn extended its NCAA-record winning streak to 94 games by beating East Carolina 91-44 on Tuesday night. Williams finished with 16 points and tied career highs with 16 rebounds and 10 assists in the fifth triple-double in...
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Washington State guard Cameron Fernandez is tended to by medical staff after an injury during a women's NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State, at Wells Fargo Arena in Tucson, Ariz., Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic via AP)
January 13, 2017 - 3:56 pm
TEMPE, Arizona (AP) — Washington State freshman Cameron Fernandez hit her head on the court, was treated by emergency personnel and taken off by stretcher to a hospital Friday during a 68-49 loss to No. 19 Arizona State. There was no immediate word on Fernandez's condition. The game was delayed...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier, center, shoots over East Carolina's Raven Johnson, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 04, 2017 - 7:59 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 21 points and top-ranked UConn beat East Carolina 90-45 for the program's 89th straight win on Wednesday night, moving the Huskies within a game of their own NCAA record. Gabby Williams added 16 points, Katie Lou Samuelson had 15 and Kia Nurse chipped...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier, center, shoots over East Carolina's Raven Johnson, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 04, 2017 - 7:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 21 points and top-ranked UConn beat East Carolina 90-45 for the program's 89th straight win on Wednesday night, moving the Huskies within a game of their own NCAA record. Gabby Williams added 16 points, Katie Lou Samuelson had 15 and Kia Nurse chipped...
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