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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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April 1, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Gonzaga senior guard Haiden Palmer an AP honorable mention All-American

From the Zags: SPOKANE, Wash. – (April 1, 2014 – Gonzaga University women’s basketball senior Haiden Palmer was recognized as an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press Tuesday. Palmer is the fourth Bulldog to earn Associated Press All-America accolades, joining Zag greats Shannon Mathews (2005), Stephanie Hawk (2007) and Courtney Vandersloot (2009,…


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March 21, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike a finalist for 2014 Naismith Trophy

From the press box of the Naismith Awards: ATLANTA TIPOFF CLUB ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2014 NAISMITH WOMEN’S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY AT&T  McBride, Ogwumike, Sims and Stewart Vie For Top Honor ATLANTA (March 21, 2014) – Three seniors and one sophomore make up the final ballot for the 2014 Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T…


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March 17, 2014 at 5:34 PM

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks set to talk about conference NCAA tournament teams

The excitement of “Selection Monday” is over. ESPN unveiled the NCAA tournament field and Stanford supporters are hyped about the Cardinal (29-3) being a No. 2 seed. You can thank Washington for that. According to Carolayne Henry, the Division I women’s basketball committee chair,  Stanford’s one loss against an opponent with a low…


0 Comments | More in Pac-12, TV Alert, Washington | Topics: Alysha Clark, Stanford, Tara VanDerveer

March 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

WNBA Board of Governors ratifies CBA; April draft date to be released this week

The WNBA announced its collective bargaining agreement with the players’ union was ratified by the Board of Governors on Friday. Los Angeles All-Star Nneka Ogwumike, who was seated among the KeyArena’s Stanford crowd for the Pac-12 tournament, was relieved. “At first we were like, ‘What’s going to happen?’” Ogwumike said of talk among WNBA players…


0 Comments | More in Overseas Hoops, Pac-12, WNBA | Topics: Lauren Jackson, Maya Moore, Stanford

March 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM

TV Alert: Pac-12 Networks airs tourney games starting at noon and other news

Washington State junior G Tia Presley has been working the phones since she realized she’d actually make it through her first Pac-12 season healthy and able to play in the conference tournament. A Spokane native, her family recently moved back East and hasn’t really seen Presley play college ball because of season-ending injuries her…


0 Comments | More in Northwest Ballers, Pac-12, Video | Topics: Jazmine Davis, June Daugherty, Stanford

March 4, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Live online chat with Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike set for Wednesday

Stanford All-American Chiney Ogwumike will be available for a live online chat with readers on Wednesday at noon. This week marks the end of an era at the Pac-12 Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle. The No. 4 Cardinal will play its final conference matchup without an Ogwumike in the lineup. Chiney,…


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February 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Tournament seeding drama to air on Pac-12 Networks starting Thursday

The Pac-12 regular-season concludes this week with majority of its tournament positions undecided. No. 5 Stanford secured its 14th-consecutive regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the tournament set to play out at KeyArena from March 6-9. The rest? Well, No. 18 Cal should solidify the No. 2 seed this week,…


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February 20, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Former Eastlake star Alyssa Charlston named academic All-American

From College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA): TOWSON, Md.—University of Idaho senior Alyssa Charlston was voted a Capital One Academic All-American, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. “It is just a tremendous honor and very much deserved by Alyssa,” head coach Jon Newlee said. “She has been excellent in the classroom as well as the…


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