Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

UConn, St. John’s to play in Maggie Dixon Classic

NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion Connecticut will face St. John’s in the ninth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4.

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Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) moves in to block the shot of Los Angeles Sparks's Nneka Ogwumike (30) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Phoenix. The Mercury defeated the Sparks 90-69, winning their 16th straight game. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks’ 18-game winning streak.

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UConn forward Tuck gets extra year of eligibility

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted a medical hardship waiver to UConn forward Morgan Tuck, who underwent two knee surgeries and missed most of last season’s national championship run.

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Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a short-handed Los Angeles Sparks team playing for the second straight night, the Phoenix Mercury needed a half to get going before cruising to their 16th straight win.

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McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Stars got the kind of balanced scoring they hope to display down the stretch.

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