Tag Archive | Dan Hughes

USA Sprints Past Mozambique for 124-49 Victory

Jumping out to a 36-10 lead at the end of the first period, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (2-0, 16-1) controlled the game from start to finish in a 124-49 victory over Mozambique (0-2) at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Saturday night in Belgrade, Serbia. The USA closes play against Nigeria (1-1) […]

USA defeats Louisville 94-54

The USA Women’s National Team (14-1) wrapped up its winter 2020 college series with a 97-54 victory over No. 5-ranked University of Louisville in an exhibition game on Sunday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Featuring a balanced scoring attack that saw 11 of the USA’s 12 active players score, Sylvia Fowles […]

USA Women’s National Team Rosters Announced for January, February Contests

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s next two games against collegiate opponents, Jan. 27 at the University of Connecticut at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN2 and Feb. 2 at the University of Louisville at 2 p.m. EST on ESPN, will mark a homecoming for five athletes who will play against their former college teams. Returning […]

Chicago’s James Wade Named 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year

Chicago Sky head coach James Wade has been named the 2019 WNBA Coach of the Year, the WNBA announced today.  Wade becomes the first Chicago coach to earn the honor in the franchise’s 14-year history.   Wade received 27 votes from a national panel of 43 sportswriters and broadcasters.  Mike Thibault of the Washington Mystics […]

2019 WNBA.Com GM Survey: Las Vegas Picked to Win Championship

The Las Vegas Aces were picked to win the WNBA championship and the Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne was selected as the favorite for the WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, according to the 2019 WNBA.com GM Survey.  In the 17th annual poll, the WNBA’s 12 general managers assessed the league’s best teams, players, coaches, offseason moves […]

USA Women’s World Cup Team Honored as USA Basketball Team of the Year

After winning the 2018 FIBA World Cup with a perfect 6-0 record, the USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team today was named the 2018 USA Basketball Team of the Year. The USA topped opponents by an average of 20.3 points per game from Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain, and the top finish qualified the USA […]

WNBA Finals Day 3 Practice Quotes

Mike Thibault, Washington MysticsMm   Q: Even though you’re struggling from the outside, do you still stay with that hoping it will come around? Thibault: Yeah. That’s our identity. We have a lot of good three-point shooters. Elena [Delle Donne] and Kristi [Toliver] and Ariel Atkins, Tianna Hawkins, they’re all top-level, top-10 three-point shooters. You […]