From every corner of the hoops world

Tonight’s NCAA action:

Duke freshman Elizabeth Williams made quite a statement in her team’s win over Wake Forest – she had 18 points, 16 rebounds and 12 blocks. Williams broke the Atlantic Coast Conference blocks record.

#5 Maryland was down 20, but rallied to beat Georgia Tech 77-74.

UNLV outlasted Fresno State in a close one, 73-71.

Injury report:

Virginia guard China Crosby had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ACL, and will miss the remainder of the season.

Duke freshman Amber Henson is also out for the season after her patella was fixed.

Pro tip:

New Sparks Coach Carol Ross is about to bring Southern charm to Los Angeles.

The Atlanta Dream have signed assistant coach Fred Williams to a two-year contract extension.

Dishin & Swishin’s podcast for the week features Chicago Sky Coach Pokey Chatman and Seattle Storm Coach Brian Agler on this week’s trade between the two teams.

USA Basketball:

Jennifer Rizzotti is USA Basketball’s national coach of the year for 2011.

Club ball:

More on the death of Coach Apache Paschall from Helen.


Knox County officials will discuss selling the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.