Details from Oakland University: Women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis fired for mentally abusing players
So, need a Beer anyone? Louisville women’s coach Jeff Walz inviting fans to Thursday’s game – and he’s buying the beer
I’m not sayin’ nothin’, but Bradley is at 2-0.
Again, I’m not sayin’ nothin’, but St. Francis (NY) is at 2-0.
See above: Pacific’s at 2-0.
Nebraska moved to 2-0 with a win over (0-2) Alabama. That Tide program needs a lot of repair.
This is semi-noteworthy: James Madison is 2-0 and Liberty is 0-2. But you can never count the Flames out.
Injuries? We don’t care about no stinkin’ injuries! Notre Dame easily handled the Spartans.
Speaking of injuries… actually, let’s not. Welcome back Ms. Gray!
Tennessee looked ready for bear against UNC, which looked, as someone wrote, like they were playing with their hair on fire.
Pickin’ up where they left off, FGCU is now 2-0.
See above: UTEP’s 2-0.
HEY! Oregon’s 2-0! (SlamOnline takes notice of Jillian Alleyne)
Oooops. Seattle U is 0-2.
Iona is saying, “Thanks, Helen.” They got dismantled by St. John’s, 78-48.
Delaware is saying, “Thanks a lot, Temple!” From Mel: Temple Ruins Delaware Home Opener
Who says defense is overrated? San Jose State and Santa Clara. (Well, there WAS a key steal) The Spartans won. 97-93
Shoe Block Alert.
And no, it’s never too early for bracketology.
Nor is it for “Coaches on the Hot Seat” speculation.
Refs respond to the USA article on the new points of emphasis.
A little WATN? Val Ackerman: Meet the Woman Who Will Carry On Dave Gavitt’s Legacy –Commissioner Val Ackerman will launch the new Big East back to basketball glory
BTW: REPORT: WNBA GAMES AVERAGED MORE VIEWERS THIS YEAR THAN MLS
Talk about keeping the momentum going From the Lynx site: Every Tuesday, Kyle Ratke will be reviewing a member of the Minnesota Lynx. We will review the player’s best games, offseason plans and more. On Thursday, there will be a photo gallery to match the week’s featured player. Roster Review: Lindsey Moore
Oh, and like a little hockey? Coach Reeve Honored At Wild Game
From the .com: Nancy Lieberman: Living the Dream
“I was a poor kid from a one parent family growing up in New York and it was hard at times, not having the advantages that others had, but sports was a great equalizer,” Lieberman told WNBA.com after she and fellow New Yorker comedian/actor Billy Crystal partnered in announcing the opening of the DreamCourt in Long Beach.
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