Women's Basketball Scores
CHICAGO, February 18, 2014 – The Chicago Sky announced that they will host the first ever WNBA preseason game in the state of Delaware on Tuesday, May 13 at 7pm. They will take on the Washington Mystics at the University of Delaware, the alma mater of the 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year Elena Delle [...]
– Team to Remain in Los Angeles and play at STAPLES Center –
NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 – The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the purchase of the Los Angeles Sparks by an investment group led by Earvin “Magic” Johnson and controlling owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, [...]
History was made at the Dana Center Saturday afternoon as Bentley University’ Barbara Stevens became only the sixth women’s basketball coach in NCAA history to reach the 900-win plateau.
The 98-82 Northeast-10 Conference win against St. Anselm, Bentley’s 18th without a loss this season, lifted Stevens, a 2006 inductee into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, [...]
Having earned the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year honor in 2011 as well, Stewart is the youngest repeat recipient of the award.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2014) - On the heels of a fifth gold medal with USA Basketball that was earned at the FIBA U19 World Championship this past summer, as well as [...]
Posted on December 06, 2013 by Mystics PR
Guard Expected to Return to Team During 2014 Season
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Mystics head coach and general manager Mike Thibault announced today that guard Tayler Hill and her partner Dave Lighty are expecting their first child in May.
“We wish the best for Tayler and Dave,” said Thibault. “She [...]
Madison Square Garden, New York – Super-sensational sophmore forward Breanna Stewart posted a game-high 29 points as top-seeded UConn women defeated Cal, remained perfect (12-0). Stewart also pulled down 10 boards.
“We never had anyone like her,” Auriemma said of his young star. “We’ve had some of the greatest players ever to play college basketball and [...]
Honoring A Legend: University of Tennessee dedicates a new Pat Summitt Plaza and statue for the legendary coach.
Tennessee unveiled a bronze statue honoring women’s basketball coach emeritus Pat Summitt, who led the Lady Vols to eight national titles and 18 Final Four appearances
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee dedicated the new Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue was unveiled Friday on Tennessee’s campus.
The nine-foot-tall, 500 pound statue, created by internationally-known artist and sculptor [...]
WNBA: Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings & Hakeem Olajuwon Help Launch NBA ‘Power Forward’ Program in Nigeria
The NBA launched the pilot program, Power Forward, in partnership with Exxon Mobil and Africare. Power Forward is a youth engagement initiative that will use basketball to develop health, leadership and life skills in Nigeria. NBA Legend and Nigeria naive Hakeem Olajuwon and WNBA Champion and Olympian Swin Cash are representing both the NBA and [...]
WNBA Legend Returns to League as an Assistant Coach with Bill Laimbeer
NEW YORK, NY – November 19, 2013 – New York Liberty head coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer announced today that former WNBA All-Star Katie Smith has been named an assistant coach with the Liberty for the 2014 season. Smith joins Barbara Farris, also an assistant [...]
PHOENIX – The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today named veteran WNBA player, coach and former Australian Olympian Sandy Brondello (braun-DELL-oh) the ninth head coach in franchise history. Brondello was also named the team’s vice president of player personnel.
“In a thorough search of very qualified candidates, Sandy separated herself as the right coach for this [...]