Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Dream re-sign veteran center Erika de Souza

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream have re-signed center Erika de Souza, retaining the veteran who has been with the team since its inaugural 2008 season.

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Pennywell of LSU-Shreveport earns LSWA women’s honor

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The dominating play of Kourtney Pennywell of the LSU-Shreveport Lady Pilots earned her the easy decision of the voting panel as Louisiana Sports Writers Association women’s basketball player of the week for Louisiana colleges.

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Welch’s 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves, left, drives to the basket as South Carolina center Elem Ibiam, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night.

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Loyd scores 20, No. 4 Irish beat No. 8 Louisville 68-52

Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd (32) and Louisville guard Jude Schimmel battle for a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Taya Reimer added 16 and fourth-ranked Notre Dame took control with a 16-0 second-half run to beat No. 8 Louisville 68-52 Monday, the 12th straight victory for the Fighting Irish.

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New trial date set in Tennessee discrimination lawsuit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for a lawsuit that former Tennessee associate director of sports medicine Jenny Moshak and two ex-Lady Vols strength coaches filed against the university.

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