Weekly, monthly honors

Players of the month:

For June, POMs are Elena Delle Donne in the East and Skylar Diggins in the West.

Rookie of the month is the Fever’s Natalie Achonwa.

Players of the week:

Tamika Catchings in the East and Nneka Ogwumike in the West.


The Lynx are back on top in the Western Conference.

Anna Cruz is back and will provide immediate help for Minnesota.


A Fever coach saw Natalie Achonwa’s promise in her pain.


have added LaToya Sanders and waived Kayla Thornton.


Brittney Griner opens up and bares all in ESPN’s the body issue.

College news:

Attendance for all three Divisions of women’s basketball topped 11 million for the eighth straight year last season.

Winthrop coach Kevin Cook is enjoying a better life with Parkinson’s Disease now.

Basketball has taken Tennessee assistant coach Dean Lockwood to some great places.

Tammi Reiss is Syracuse’s new assistant coach.

Delaware State has three new assistant coaches.