2021-22 SIAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors and Predicted Order of Finish

From the SIAC: Senior forward Ay’Anna Bey of Benedict has been voted the 2021 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Preseason Player of the Year and senior guard Jutoreyia Willis of Tuskegee has earned the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year selection, announced Wednesday by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Benedict has been voted as the preseason favorite to win the 2021-22 SIAC Women’s Basketball Eastern Division. The Tigers feature a squad led…

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May 16, 2021 WNBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast DeWanna BonnerCON vs. PHO 27 5 4   10-12 ft Briann JanuaryCON vs. PHO 15 1 6 S. Diggins-SmithPHO vs. CON 18 1 4 N. HiedemanCON vs. PHO 17 2 1   4 stl Diana TaurasiPHO vs. CON 19 4 5 Yesterday’s Scores Phoenix Mercury (1-1)   78 Connecticut Sun (2-0)  86 PTS D.Bonner-CON – 27   TRB J.Jones-CON – 13   New York Liberty (2-0)  73 Indiana Fever (0-2)  65 PTS B.Laney-NYL – 20   TRB J.Lavender-IND – 15 Today’s On Court Docket No games scheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021. Play resumes…

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Arizona women’s hoops coach Adia Barnes has no apologies for postgame huddle

From Andrea Adelson of ESPN: Arizona Wildcats women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes said Saturday that she has nothing to apologize for after she used a middle finger and an expletive in a postgame huddle with her team in the joyous moments following a 69-59 win over UConn in the Final Four. The moment, caught on ESPN cameras, went viral immediately after the win Friday night clinched the Wildcats a spot in the national championship game for the first time in school history. In her postgame news conference, Barnes admitted “I…

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North Carolina A&T draws no.1 seed N.C. State in first round of NCAA Women’s Tournament

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: North Carolina A&T State, which on Saturday won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball tournament title thanks to a dramatic 3-pointer in the closing seconds, will face an in-state foe in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The game will tip at 4 p.m. on Sunday and will be shown live on ESPN. The winner will face either No. 8 seed South Florida or No. 9 seed Washington State in the second round. The Aggies (14-2) were given a No.…

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January 30, 2021MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Howard 71, Delaware State 60Morgan State 69, Coppin State 51 Howard 71, Delaware State 60 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jayla Thornton hit seven 3-pointers andp oured in 23 points Saturday afternoon in Burr Gymnasium, as Howard kept up its winning ways with a 71-60 victory over Delaware State. With the win, the Bison improved to 8-2 overall and 4-1 in MEAC play. Iyanna Warren also had a standout game, dishing out a career-high 14 assists. Kiana Coomber led the Hornets (2-8, 1-4 MEAC with 11 points. Box…

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January 24, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: North Carolina A&T State 86, Delaware State 59North Carolina Central 57, Norfolk State 44 North Carolina A&T State 86, Delaware State 59 DOVER, Del. — Four North Carolina A&T State women’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Aggies used a big fourth quarter to secure their seventh consecutive win, 86-59 over Delaware State at Memorial Hall on Sunday.  N.C. A&T (7-1) put the Hornets (2-7) away with an impressive 32-2 run that started midway through the third quarter and lasted until midway through the…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week: Ameshya Williams of Jackson State University

From the Southeastern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Ameshya Williams its SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her outstanding performances during games played Jan. 2-4. Williams (Gulfport, Miss.) averaged a double-double tallying 19.5 points per game to go along with 20.5 rebounds per game. She was a significant contributor on both ends of the floors for the Lady Tigers as she also averaged 4.0 blocks along with 1.0 steals per game during the week of competition. Other Notable Performances: Alabama A&M’s Dariauna…

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NC Central Women’s Hoops adds North Carolina Wesleyan for Monday home game

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications DURHAM, N.C. — The North Carolina Central women’s basketball team has added a non-conference home game to its schedule for Monday, Jan. 11, when the Eagles will host North Carolina Wesleyan College inside McDougald-McLendon Arena at 12 p.m. A game preview with notes will be published on Friday for Monday’s game against the Battling Bishops. Fans will have the opportunity to watch the Eagles’ first game of 2021 on the NCCU Sports Network.

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January 4 SWAC Women’s Basketball Gameday

As is the case on the men’s side, it is a light day for SWAC women’s basketball, with only two games of oncourt action on January 4. Upcoming SWAC Women’s Basketball Games  Monday, January 4Prairie View A&M at Alcorn State- 5:30 pmJackson State at Alabama State- 5:00 pm All times listed Central Standard Time (CST) Game dates and times are subject to change About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation…

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Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball upcoming schedule December 28-31

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Upcoming SWAC Women’s Basketball Games  Tuesday, December 29UAPB at Oklahoma- TBA Wednesday, December 30Nicholls State at Alabama A&M- 2:00 pm All times listed Central Standard Time (CST) Game dates and times are subject to change About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams. Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball,…

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