Tina Thompson Named Virginia Women’s Basketball Coach

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virgina — Virginia athletics director Carla Williams announced Tina Thompson as head coach of the Cavaliers’ women’s basketball program on Monday. Thompson comes to Virginia after serving on the coaching staff at Texas the past three seasons. Prior to entering the coaching profession, Thompson had a college and professional career that gained her entry…

Brown-Mitchell signs with Akron Women’s Basketball

AKRON, Ohio — Gabrielle Brown-Mitchell signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her education at the University of Akron as the third member of the class of 2022 that will join the Akron women’s basketball team for the 2018-19 season, announced on Thursday by acting head coach Melissa Jackson. “We are very excited to…

Notre Dame and Mississippi State Advance to Finals

COLUMBUS, Ohio — No. 1 seeds Notre Dame and Mississippi State are set to meet in the Finals of the Womens NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday. Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale scored 27 points on 9-for-21 shooting — including the game winner with 1 second to play and Jackie Young had a career-high 32…

UConn to make 19th Final Four Appearance, Cruise past South Carolina 94-65

ALBANY, New York. — UConn coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies reached the national semifinals for a record 11th consecutive year, after a blowout victory against No. 2 seeded South Carolina. The Huskies broke a tie with John Wooden and the UCLA men’s team for the Division I record for consecutive Final Four appearances. UConn…

McDonald’s Announce All-American Team Rosters

OAK BROOK, Illinois — The McDonald’s All American Games today unveiled the official rosters for the 41st annual Boys Game and 17th annual Girls Game. The nation’s premier high school basketball all-star event will take place March 28 at Atlanta’s Philips Arena. “We’re thrilled to partner with the city of Atlanta and the Philips Arena…