Tag Archive | University of Connecticut

The NWHL Expands To Toronto

After consecutive seasons of substantial growth while proving the value of women’s professional hockey and the skilled, inspiring athletes who play the game, the National Women’s Hockey League is coming to Canada. When the league opens its sixth season, an expansion team will debut in Toronto. The ownership team is led by Johanna Neilson Boynton, […]

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Coaching Staff

The New York Liberty today announced that Kelly Raimon and Dustin Gray have been added as Assistant Coaches, joining Shelley Patterson on Head Coach Walt Hopkins’ coaching staff. “We are extremely excited about the diversity of experiences, skills, and ideas that Kelly and Dustin bring to the Liberty organization,” said Hopkins. “Between Dustin’s elite understanding […]

Walker, Willoughby, Jones, Shook, Odom Added to Liberty’s 2020 Draft Class

With the first-ever No.1 pick in franchise history, the New York Liberty selected University of Oregon guard, Sabrina Ionescu in the 2020 WNBA Draft. Following Ionescu, New York had five additional selections, including the 9th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 26th overall, which is the most draft capital the team has ever had in a single […]

3-Point Barrage Leads St. John’s Past No. 10/11 Creighton, 91-71

In his two seasons at St. John’s, Greg Williams Jr. had never scored more than 11 points in a single game. On Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena, the sophomore guard forever etched his name in St. John’s lore, connecting on seven 3-pointers and leading the Red Storm to a 91-71 win over No. 10/11 Creighton. […]

UConn, Notre Dame, USC, Vanderbilt to compete in the 2020 Legends Classic

The 14th annual Legends Classic will return to Barclays Center with Connecticut, Notre Dame, Southern California, and Vanderbilt competing in the Championship Rounds from November 23-24. General public tickets for the Legends Classic Championship Rounds will go on sale during the week of March 9. To receive presale ticket information, follow the Legends Classic on […]

USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend

A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women’s National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams’ practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. Included on the […]

USA Women’s National Team Downs Serbia 88- 69

Recording 33 assists and 48 points off of its bench, the 2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team (1-0, 15-1) defeated 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Serbia (0-1) 88-69 on Thursday night in Belgrade, Serbia. “I feel like we’re going to get it rolling; we’re going to get it going,” said Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury/Baylor), who contributed […]