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Basketball coach accused of violating former player's civil rights, segregated practices

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Seven former University of Illinois women’s basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out. 654 more words


Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: The Imani McGee-Stafford Story

There’s more to Imani McGee-Stafford than what meets the eye. The University of Texas Center not only uses basketball as an escape, but she also uses poetry as a form of expression to release her pain and pour hope into others. 30 more words

From the ACC to the SEC, She's Back!

Arguably the best women’s college basketball player this past season was also the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft. The best player in Notre Dame women’s basketball history – yes, better than Skylar Diggins – Jewell Loyd has been a spectacular player since her freshman year as a Fighting Irish. 348 more words

Leslie thanks her predecessors as she enters Hall of Fame

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Lisa Leslie wants today’s generation of players to respect the game and its history.

While entering the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, the four-time Olympic gold medalist thanked the women who preceded her and offered a message to those who are following her. 709 more words


Despite complaint, investigation, Gophers say they ensure gender equity

Members of the U.S. Department of Education were at the University of Minnesota athletic facilities this week – interviewing coaches and comparing size and quality differences between locker rooms and offices as they determine whether the athletics program is discriminating against women’s sports, the… 372 more words


8 Reasons Why UConn Has the Best Women's College Basketball Program

Storrs, Connecticut is the center of the college basketball universe.  It wasn’t always this way though.  It has taken almost thirty years to build this basketball dynasty.   940 more words

Top Ten Reasons

North Texas star forward Eboniey Jeter found dead in dorm

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Forward Eboniey Jeter, who led the North Texas Mean Green women’s basketball squad in shooting percentage last season, has been found dead in her dorm room. 123 more words