BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. III

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter   OAKLAND, CA.- History was made when C. Vivian Stringer became the first Black female coach to win 1,000 games with Cheyney State-HBCU, Iowa and Rutgers. Stringer is the third female coach to achieve this goal. The current head coach of Rutgers University can be called the Queen of the women’s […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. II

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter  OAKLAND – These are the ladies that have taken the second half in hand and guided young women in the sport that they love with leadership. They will carry on the tradition of C. Vivian Stringer, Dawn Staley, Carolyn Peck, and Marion Washington. Michelle Clark – Heard of the Western Kentucky […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. I

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — In the basketball world, African American females are still having a difficult time acquiring or keeping head coaching jobs. Head Coaches have to be perfect to stay in one spot. These women have to do their jobs on the floor and raise a family too. They have […]

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SIAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors

ATLANTA — Spring Hill’s Tiffany Valentine was selected as the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, and Taylor Terry of Miles garnished the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, announced by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head […]

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MEAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman senior guard Angel Golden was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference has announced. North Carolina A&T State was selected as the preseason favorite to win the MEAC this coming season. All awards are voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports […]

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CIAA Announces Women’s ’18-19 Hoop Predictions & Preseason Team

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team. 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order (as selected by the CIAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association) Overall Predicted Order 2018-19 Head Coach 2018-19 Schedule 1 Virginia Union University AnnMarie […]

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2018 WNBA Playoff Bracket

NEW YORK — The WNBA debuted a new playoff format in 2016 in which the top eight teams regardless of conference qualify for the postseason. The playoff field of 8 teams for 2018 is set: Seattle Storm, Atlanta Dream, Los Angeles Sparks, Washington Mystics, Connecticut Sun, Minnesota Lynx, Phoenix Mercury, Dallas Wings. Playoff Schedule FIRST […]

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Rosters Set For Team Delle Donne vs. Team Parker in 2018 WNBA All-Star Game

NEW YORK – The WNBA has revealed the team rosters for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018, as selected by All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Draft.  The results of the draft were announced on ESPN2. Delle Donne, the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable […]

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MGM Resorts Selects ‘Las Vegas Aces’ As New Name For WNBA Franchise

LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International has announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. Las Vegas’ first major professional basketball team – formerly the San Antonio Stars – will begin to play in its new home in the 2018 season. Las Vegas Aces President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer was joined by MGM […]

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