Women's college basketball

FILE - In this June 15, 2006, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, talks to Shaunzinski Gortman during the fourth quarter of the team's WNBA basketball game against the Chicago Sky in Chicago. The Storm won 74-61. Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 13, 2018 - 7:51 pm
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. "While it is extremely difficult to express how...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1997, file photo, Connecticut Associate head coach Chris Dailey is hoisted in the air by the players after they defeated Notre Dame, 86-77, to win the Big East women's basketball championship, in Storrs, Conn. Dailey had to temporarily take over head coaching duties while head coach Geno Auriemma attended his fathers funeral. Connecticut assistant coach Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are breaking new ground this weekend when they get inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. This marks the first time in the organization's 20-year history that it has inducted anyone based on accomplishments as an assistant coach. (AP Photo/John Dunn, File)
June 07, 2018 - 3:32 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connecticut's Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are entering uncharted territory with their historic inductions Saturday into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. They'll become the first people inducted into the hall primarily for their...
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In an Aug. 30, 2017, photo, California women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb holds her then-6-month-old son, Jordan, during NCAA college basketball practice on the campus. Southwest Airlines has apologized to Gottlieb, after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. Gottlieb tweeted that a desk agent wouldn't let her on a Sunday, May 27, 2018 flight from Denver to Oakland because her son had a different last name. However, the Cal coach said she believed it was "because he has a different skin color." Southwest said Tuesday it reached out to Gottlieb. Gottlieb says she appreciates the apology. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 29, 2018 - 8:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn't believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. A desk agent questioned Gottlieb ahead of a flight...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz is seen on the sidelines during the second half against Mississippi State in the semifinals of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Walz has received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on FridayMay 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 25, 2018 - 10:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on Friday. "In the national semifinal game, I used some...
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May 12, 2018 - 12:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Basketball star A'ja Wilson is getting a statue at South Carolina. University President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies Saturday by announcing the school plans to build a statue of the national player of the year. Wilson helped South Carolina win the 2017 NCAA...
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In this photo provided by Brian Giorgis, Marist women’s basketball coach Brian Giorgis shows the two foul balls he caught at a game between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Yankee Stadium, in New York. A longtime baseball fan, Giorgis says he’d never come close to getting a foul ball until he caught two in consecutive innings. (Courtesy of Brian Giorgis via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marist women's basketball coach Brian Giorgis usually tries to avoid fouls. On Saturday at Yankee Stadium, he kept collecting them. Giorgis cleanly caught two foul balls — in consecutive innings, no less — while sitting in the second deck watching his beloved Cleveland Indians play...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale holds the trophy after defeating Mississippi State 61-58 in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Ogunbowale is scheduled to make an appearance on "Dancing With the Stars." (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
April 30, 2018 - 12:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hooping with Kobe and Ellen. Going from the big dance to a big dance competition. Making the cover of Sports Illustrated. Oh, and those two shots. "It's definitely been a great few weeks," Notre Dame guard Arike Ogunbowale said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. Fresh...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. The prosecutors who put Cosby away said Sunday, April 29, 2018, they’re confident the conviction at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial will stand. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 29, 2018 - 7:20 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In the tense moments before a jury convicted Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the prosecutor who had branded him a "con man" and called him out for laughing during closing arguments started to worry about the global implications if the #MeToo era's first big trial went the other...
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 27, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's team blasted his sexual-assault trial as a "public lynching" Friday and began looking ahead to an appeal as the judge ordered house arrest for the 80-year-old comedian and said he would be outfitted with a GPS ankle monitoring device. Cosby's appeal seems certain...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A key defense witness says the chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005. Marguerite Jackson is...
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