Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

MSG honors women’s basketball anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Square Garden will honor the first women’s basketball game played at the arena 40 years ago with a rematch between Queens College and Immaculata as part of the Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4.

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Tulsa Shock basketball player honored in Alliance

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Tulsa Shock forward Jordan Hooper has returned to her hometown of Alliance for a basketball jersey retirement ceremony.

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Several US women post players out with injuries

FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne (11) works the ball against Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree (4) during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series in Chicago. Delle Donne became the latest post player to withdraw from the U.S. women's basketball team because of injury. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Candace Parker is out. So is Sylvia Fowles. Brittney Griner is questionable. And now Elena Delle Donne is a no-go.

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Back forces Delle Donne to withdraw from US team

Elena Delle Donne became the latest player to withdraw from the U.S. women’s basketball national team pool because of injury.

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US uses big third quarter to pull away from Canada

Canada’s Tamara Tatham reaches up to the basket as USA’s Skylar Diggins, left, and Breanna Stewart, right, defend, during the first half of an women's exhibition basketball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 10 points to lead a balanced offense and the U.S. women’s basketball team used a big run in the third quarter to beat Canada 76-51 on Monday night in an exhibition game.

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