Women's basketball

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, left, slaps hands with Oregon's Erin Boley, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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February 04, 2020 - 12:39 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Coach Kelly Graves and Oregon made history, handing UConn one of its worst home losses under Geno Auriemma. Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds as No. 3 Oregon rolled past the fourth-ranked Huskies 74-56 on Monday night, UConn's first loss on campus in seven years. UConn...
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February 03, 2020 - 10:33 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Freshman Rickea Jackson and Mississippi State overcame slow starts to finish strong against Georgia. Jackson had a career-high 24 points, and the No. 8 Bulldogs ran past Georgia 67-53 on Monday night. Jackson followed a 22-point effort against Auburn by posting her second...
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FILE - This April 10, 2014 file photo shows Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant on the shoulders of her father, Kobe, as they attend the women's soccer match between the United States and China in San Diego. Dads with daughters inspired by Kobe Bryant's special bond with his 13-year-old Gianna took to social media to celebrate their own daughters in words and photos using the hashtag #GirlDads. Bryant and his daughter died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, file)
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January 29, 2020 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dads with daughters inspired by Kobe Bryant's special bond with his 13-year-old Gianna took to social media to celebrate their own in words and photos using the hashtag #GirlDads. The outpouring on Twitter and Instagram came in part after ESPN anchor Elle Duncan offered a tearful,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne speaks at a press conference where she was named the 2019 WNBA most valuable player in Washington. The WNBA champion Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
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January 29, 2020 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The WNBA champion Washington Mystics say reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne is expected to be ready for the start of the season after undergoing back surgery. The Mystics said Wednesday that Delle Donne had minor surgery Friday in Dallas to repair an injury she suffered during the...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018 file photo former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, file)
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January 28, 2020 - 12:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kobe Bryant always had an interest in women's basketball, one that he shared with many in the sport even before his daughter Gianna started excelling at the game. Whether it was mentoring players like Diana Taurasi, Jewell Loyd and Sabrina Ionescu or working out with Gabby...
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United States' Breanna Stewart, center, shoots between Connecticut's Christyn Williams, left, and Connecticut's Anna Makurat, right, in the second half of an exhibition basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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January 27, 2020 - 10:23 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart laced up her sneakers that were dedicated to Kobe Bryant and his daughter and took the court for her first game in nine months after rupturing her right Achilles tendon. She liked the results. “The first step was getting out there and playing, Obviously there...
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In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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January 27, 2020 - 7:05 pm
She had next. Her name was Gianna Maria Onore Bryant. The world, now and forever, knows her as Gigi. Her dad, Kobe Bryant, called her Mambacita. He was Mamba, of course, and she was going to be basketball’s female version of him. She was going to play at Connecticut and head to the WNBA. That was...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo a giant banner congratulating Kobe Bryant is draped around Staples Center before his last NBA basketball game, a contest against the Utah Jazz, in downtown Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, file)
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January 26, 2020 - 9:35 pm
Reaction from the basketball world and beyond on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash on Sunday: “Words can't describe the pain I am feeling. I loved Kobe — he was like a little brother to me. We used to talk often, and I will...
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Texas Tech guard Sydney Goodson, left, grabs a rebound over Baylor center Queen Egbo, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Waco Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
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January 25, 2020 - 6:54 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor keeps extending all of its winning streaks. The last two games have just been a little closer without their leading scorer. With NaLyssa Smith sidelined again because of a right high ankle sprain, Juicy Landrum scored 20 points and the Lady Bears beat Texas Tech 87-...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, left, talks with Tennessee head coach Kellie Harper before of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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January 23, 2020 - 10:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The latest chapter in the UConn-Tennessee rivalry was different for Geno Auriemma. Pat Summitt was no longer on the sideline for the Lady Vols. “It wasn't the same. I miss having her there," an emotional Auriemma said after UConn's 60-45 victory Thursday night. “I miss...
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