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For the past few days, dozens of women’s basketball coaches across the country have willingly let their players, fellow coaches, or administrators dump buckets of ice cold water over the heads.

Friday, Miami coach Katie Meier became one of the latest to let herself get soaked as part of the #Chillin4Charity campaign that is raising money for the Kay Yow Fund

Here’s how it works: 

After being called out be a fellow coach, a coach has 48 hours to complete the Cold Water Challenge by allowing a bucket of ice water to be dumped over their head. Once the challenge is completed, the challenging coach donates $50 to the Kay Yow Fund. If a challenged coach fails to complete the challenge within 48 hours, he or she must donate $250 to the charitable fund, named in honor of former N.C. State women’s basketball coach Kay Yow who died in 2009 after a third bout with breast cancer.

You can follow the Icey Cold Water Dumpings on twitter at #Chillin4Charity. (Hmmmm…. I’m surprised there is the @Chillin4Charity… hint, hint)

Jayda:

Red Raiders:

Michigan

Seattle Storm:

Will The Bun chicken out??

And speaking of the Land of the Bun, the Land of the Sun and fundraising opportunities: What are folks doing during the WNBA All Star Game in Phoenix? They SHOULD be CHILLIN4CHARITY!

Oh, and speakin’ folks who could be chillin’ – Where’re my Division II, Division III and NJCAA champeens at?

FDU-Florham: You were the first women’s team from New Jersey ever to win a national collegiate basketball championship AND you were perfect in your run to the top. How else would a New Jersey team celebrate a championship but make coach Marc Mitchell “swim with the ice fishes”?

Bentley: YOU were perfect in your run to the top. Doesn’t your coach, Barbara Stevens, deserve to “chill” after you had to come back from a 9-pt deficit to win?

Trinity Valley: You had one blemish on your run to the top, but have won back-to-back-to-BACK titles. Take a load off and chill with your championships, coach Elena Lovato.

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NJCAA DI has some familiar names in the Top 5:

Scovel’s Gulf Coast State College sits in the ninth spot.

NAIA DII  – Oh, yah, we recognize #1. And the other four.

NAIA DI  – More familiar names…..

As D3hoops.com gears up for the Tourney, here’s how the teams stand in the latest NCAA DIII poll:

FWIW: University of Mary Washington is 25-0 and sits in the 7th spot. Interim coach Karima McKenzie has Kean still winning – they’re in the #23 spot.

NCAA Division II – cool! I’m seeing new names!

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Foes unite for NJCAA all-star event

They recruit against each other, scout against each other, then have their junior college basketball teams beat up on each other.

But this weekend, the Panhandle Conference unites at Pensacola State College to help grow women’s basketball.

A brainchild of Chipola College coach David Lane, the third annual National Junior College Women’s All-Star weekend begins today with practices, a full day of coaching clinics and a hall of fame banquet.

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Coaching in Hagerstown!

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