Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Warlick seeking better finish from Lady Vols

In this March 9, 2014 file photo, Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick yells from the bench in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against  Kentucky in the finals of the Southeastern Conference women's tournament in Duluth, Ga. Warlick wants a tougher team in the belief that will prevent the Lady Vols from peaking too early again as they chase their first Final Four appearance since their 2008 national championship.(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Holly Warlick believes Tennessee’s bid to return to national title contention is more a mental hurdle than a physical test.

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Dream’s Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer.

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Schimmel’s 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

West's Candice Dupree, of the Phoenix Mercury, shoots over East's Jessica Breland, of the Chicago Sky, during the first half the WNBA All-Star basketball game, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.

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Leslie headlines 2015 women’s Hall of Fame class

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.

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Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner, of the Phoenix Mercury, speaks with children from Phoenix area Boys and Girls Clubs during a basketball clinic at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Friday, July 18, 2014. The WNBA All-Star game couldn't be held in a more appropriate place this season than in Phoenix, where the Mercury are 17-3 and riding an 11-game winning streak. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Cheryl Evans)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is a perfect place for this year’s WNBA All-Star Game. It’s where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season

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