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UNC welcomes back Sylvia Crawley as assistant coach

CHAPEL HILL -Sylvia Crawley, the captain and MVP of the 1994 North Carolina NCAA Championship team, has returned as an assistant coach for the Tar Heel women’s basketball program. 602 more words


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. 345 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