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Category: Pac-12
July 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Eastern Washington ranks second in Division I academic honor roll

Eastern Washington coach Wendy Schuller’s team was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s academic honor roll on Thursday. The WBCA Academic Top 25 annually recognizes all NCAA divisions and junior/community colleges for the highest GPAs among women’s basketball teams. The Eagles ranked second among a list of 25 Division I squads with a GPA…

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July 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Spokane’s Briann January selected as WNBA All-Star

Briann January, a former star from Lewis & Clark HS in Spokane, will make her first appearance as a WNBA All-Star on Saturday. The starting PG for Indiana was voted in by Eastern Conference coaches as a reserve for the East team. The game will be played at US Airways Center in Phoenix and airs…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, WNBA | Topics: Briann January, Stanford, Tamika Catchings

June 30, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Clarkston’s Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

Former Clarkston HS star Jamie Weisner was one of the local ties playing with Canada Basketball in a series against Brazil last weekend. Former Storm draft pick Michelle Plouffe and Weisner’s current Oregon State teammate Ruth Hamblin also suited up for the national team. The event was a three-game series billed as the first Edmonton…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Olympics, Pac-12 | Topics: Briann January, Courtney Vandersloot, Sue Bird

June 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM

VIDEO: Washington, Washington State in #Chillin4Charity

If Adia Barnes appeared ticked during the Storm broadcast on Thursday, call her ticked for charity. Barnes, an assistant coach at Washington, was part of a social media wave where women’s basketball programs have been calling each other out to get cold water dumped on them in a fun way to donate to the…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Video, WNBA | Topics: Kelsey Plum, Mike Neighbors, Talia Walton

May 26, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Russell Wilson’s sister named to USA Basketball U17 World Championship roster

You’ve likely seen the proud brother pictures on Russell Wilson’s Instagram and Twitter accounts, but now it’s official. The Super Bowl champion’s sister Anna Wilson was named to the 12-member roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team. “Honestly, I was really, really nervous,” said Anna via the…

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Comments | More in Pac-12 | Topics: Seahawks, Stanford

May 7, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Washington State and Stanford achieve Academic Progress Rate honor

Washington State joins Stanford as the only Pac-12 women’s basketball teams and Division I hoop team from the state of Washington, to be recognized as part of the NCAA’s Public Recognition Awards for the 2012-13 academic year, the NCAA announced Wednesday. The honor is given to programs whose multi-year Academic Progress Rate scores are among…

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Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Washington State | Topics: June Daugherty, Stanford

May 6, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Utah star Michelle Plouffe making an impression in Seattle

Utah’s grinding defensive style is paying off for Michelle Plouffe at Storm training camp. Drafted in the second-round by Seattle in April, Plouffe filled an early training-camp necessity in Storm coach Brian Agler needing bodies to fill out practices sans his main starters and All-Star Sue Bird due to overseas playing commitments. But with the…

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Comments | More in Pac-12, Storm | Topics: Brian Agler, Camille Little, Crystal Langhorne

April 11, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike wins John R. Wooden award

Perhaps in saving the best for last, Stanford F Chiney Ogwumike was named the John R Wooden Award recipient for women’s college basketball on Friday. She is the first player from the Pac-12 to be honored. Here’s the official release: STANFORD’S CHINEY OGWUMIKE WINS 2013-14 JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD® Two-time All American Caps Career With Nation’s…

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