Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Minnesota’s Kelley named Big Ten player of week

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota senior forward Shae Kelley has won Big Ten Player of the Week honors for her performance in wins over Cleveland State and Memphis.

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Father bests son as Middle Tenn beats Mississippi

This Nov. 23, 2014, photo proved by The University of Mississippi Athletics Department shows Mississippi women's basketball coach Matt Insell, right and his father, Middle Tennessee State women's basketball coach Rick Insell, before their college basketball game in Oxford, Miss. The two coaches squared off in the first ever meeting between a father and son head coaches in NCAA Division 1 women's basketball history. (AP Photo/The University of Mississippi Athletics Department, Joshua McCoy)

Rick Insell won family bragging rights in the first matchup between father and son coaches in Division I women’s basketball history on Sunday.

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Indiana school honors Lauren Hill for cancer fight

In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Hill’s Indiana high school, in Lawrenceburg, Ind., retired her jersey number in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer. A banner with Hill’s No. 22 jersey was unveiled during a ceremony, on Saturday, Nov. 22, and Lawrenceburg’s mayor declared it Lauren Hill Week in the southeastern Indiana city. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) — College basketball player Lauren Hill’s Indiana high school retired her jersey number this weekend in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer.

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First lady attends Princeton women’s hoops game

Michelle Obama saw her alma mater Princeton take on American University in a women’s basketball game Sunday night.

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Amherst women’s hoops wins 100th straight at home

Amherst is now in a class by itself.

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