World Cup quarterfinals are set

Today’s game results:

Nigeria squeezed out a victory over Greece, 57-56.

China ended Japan’s long World Cup run, 87-81.

France beat Turkey, 78-61.

Spain stopped Senegal, 63-48.

Which sets up Friday’s quarterfinals:

Canada v Spain
Australia v China
Belgium v France
USA v Nigeria

World Cup news:

In reaching the quarterfinals, Nigeria made history.

Nigeria isn’t afraid to play the U.S.

Adaora Elonu is excited for the ride as Nigeria racks up more records.

China’s Ting Shao revels in ending seven years of hurt against Japan.

Whether in Phoenix or Spain, Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner are an unstoppable duo.

Latvia’s Anete Steinberga broke a few records before the team was ousted from the tournament.

WNBA team news:

The WNBA’s best fans.

Triple H sent a custom title to the Seattle Storm.

WNBA player news:

Maya Moore talks about numerous topics, including coach Cheryl Reeve’s remarks about trading players.

Emma Meesseman talks about the growth of basketball in Belgium.

College team news:

Same goals, new style for Missouri.

LSU has developed culture and is looking to improve their away record.

Wichita State has kicked off year two of the Keitha Adams era.

UAlbany looks to replace lost scoring.

Marquette has offered a high school sophomore.


Female athletic directors say the problem in getting more women into such jobs lies within themselves.