Friday, March 22, 2019

Reconsidering preseason rankings, and contemplating reconstruction

When looking back at the 2015-2016 preseason polls, below, there is not much about them that resembles current rankings. They are usually off, but...

Semifinal night

America East Championship: UMaine defeated Hartford, 74-65, to earn their first Tournament trip since 2004. Mountain West Championship: Boise State's buzzer-beating put-back lifted them over Nevada, 62-60. Conference...

Lisa Leslie Award finalists

The list: Kalani Brown, Baylor Azura Stevens, Connecticut Megan Gustafson, Iowa Hallie Thome, Michigan Teairia McCowan, Mississippi State Kaylee Jensen, Oklahoma State Marie Gulich, Oregon State A'ja Wilson, South Carolina Mercedes Russell, Tennessee Monique...

Every game night, the unexpected

Upsets: Grambling State handed Indiana their first loss of the season, 65-62. Creighton tossed South Florida, 83-76. More results: No. 3 Louisville survived Central Michigan, 72-68. Utah is 10-0...

AP coach and player of the year: Auriemma and Stewart

The AP coach of the year and player of the year was announced at the end of the day of open team practices today:...

No surprises today

Today's results: Jessica Shepard led #6 Notre Dame past Western Kentucky, 78-65. Northern Iowa outlasted Iowa State, 57-53, for their first victory over the Cyclones since...

Exciting and unpredictable game day

Upset: Tennessee upset #10 Stanford, 59-51. Almost upset: #5 Mississippi State survived USC, 59-51. More on that later, when I write my game story. #24 Virginia Tech held...

Will Lynx and Sparks sweep series tomorrow?

If I had a Magic Eightball, it would say, "chances are good." WNBA playoffs: The Mercury are back into elimination game jeopardy. Lynx-Mercury preview. Sky-Sparks preview. Other WNBA news: Kiah...

Ionescu breaks NCAA triple-double record; more surprising scores

Upsets: Miami toppled #14 Duke, 51-48. #23 Iowa upended #21 Michigan, 82-72. Virginia got past Syracuse, 68-63. Nebraska outdid Minnesota, 79-74. Almost upset: A'ja Wilson willed #4 South Carolina in...

Today’s WNIT results

Many great teams saw defeat in the first round of the WNIT today: UPUI 63, Central Michigan 55 Bucknell 74, Akron 70 Ohio 76, Marshall 68 Virginia Tech...
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