USA beats Australia, moves to quarterfinals

The US has a crucial 83-75 win today over previously-unbeaten Australia. They are the first seed advancing to the quarterfinals. Russia also stayed undefeated with a win over Spain.


Anne Donovan is distraught in the wake of the Friday night shooting of one of her Seton Hall players. This says a lot about Donovan, and I can relate:

“One of the reasons that I’m back in college is that I love to nurture,” Donovan said in the Citi Field dugout before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch with new men’s head coach, Kevin Willard.

IUPUI has named one of the assistant men’s coaches the new head women’s coach, to replace fired coach Shann Hart. Hmmmmm.

The Western Athletic Conference will reportedly ask the Montana Grizzlies to join the conference.

Almost college:

“I’m ready to be a Duck,” top recruit Lexi Petersen told Oregon Coach Paul Westhead this week.