Around the Rim
Jun 16, 2015, 1:25 PM EDT
The match-ups for the Preseason WNIT have been announced and Drexel will play host to Dartmouth on November 13 at Daskalakis Athletic Center for a 7 p.m. tip.
Jun 11, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT
After a 40-year career in collegiate athletics, including more than three decades as the only commissioner in the history of the Colonial Athletic Association, Tom Yeager announced today that he will retire at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season (June 30, 2016).
Jun 10, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT
Some exciting news out of Philadelphia, the Drexel Dragons will participate in the 2015 Preseason WNIT in November. The official match-ups and game times will be announced by the WNIT on June 16. But, here is what you we do know.
Apr 21, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT
Hofstra freshman forward Ashunae Durant was selected as the All-Met Division I Rookie of the Year and an All-Second Team selection by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
Apr 17, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT
With the 34th overall pick, the Atlanta Dream drafted James Madison redshirt-senior center Lauren Okafor in the third round of the 2015 WNBA Draft.
Mar 19, 2015, 1:11 PM EDT
Five teams from the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) have earned postseason berths with James Madison going to the NCAA Tournament, Hofstra, Elon, and Drexel going to the WNIT, and William & Mary going to the WBI.
Mar 15, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT
James Madison repeats as CAA champion with a 62-56 victory over Hofstra. Dukes (29-3) learn their NCAA opponent on Monday. Jazmon Gwathmey (17 points, 11 boards, 3 blocks) is Most Outstanding Player. Also All-Tournament: JMU’s Precious Hall and Lauren Okfaor; Hofstra’s Elo Edeferioka and Krystal Luciano and Delaware’s Courtney Green. Hofstra likely WNIT bound with…
Mar 15, 2015, 2:26 PM EDT
While Hofstra has no seniors on its roster, James Madison will graduate Lauren Okafor and Toia Giggetts, two starters who have been instrumental to the success of this season’s team. Giggetts, battling bad knees, became a 1,000-point scorer this season, and her 136 games played is third in JMU history. Her cousins, pictured, from Pittsburgh…
Mar 14, 2015, 6:16 PM EDT
Monster game from Hofstra sophomore Elo Edeferioka, whose 10 points and 16 boards led the Pride to their first-ever appearance in the CAA Tournament championship. Nigerian-born Edeferioka is also a delight to talk to. The 6-3 forward was so determined to come to the United States that her family all pitched in, taking out loans…
Mar 14, 2015, 3:56 PM EDT
10 reasons you should be here. You mean you’re not? 10. Tina Martin and Krista Kilburn-Steveskey are about as animated on the sidelines as any coaches in the league. 9. Can’t make the U.S. Track & Field championships? Watching Hofstra is the next best thing. 8. Pride might be the higher seed, but they lost…
Mar 14, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT
Instant classic between James Madison and Elon in Saturday semifinals. The Dukes prevailed over a gritty effort by the No. 4 Phoenix. Nineteen points for JMU’s Precious Hall and 12 boards, 11 points, 5 blocks for Lauren Okafor 18 for Elon’s Shay Burnett. Five lead changes, four ties. Some highlights with our play of the…
Mar 14, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT
James Madison/Elon on tap. Here’s 10 things to know about today’s first CAA Tournament semifinal at the Show Place Arena. 10. The Elon have never lost in the CAA Tournament. They are 2-0 in their first year in the CAA. 9. Phoenix Coach Charlotte Smith is the most decorated player in North Carolina history. While…
Mar 13, 2015, 10:24 PM EDT
In case you missed it, some highlights from CAA Women’s Tournament quarterfinal action: *Kenny Brooks tossing Muff Mickens her purple shoe gone awry during game action. Assist, Brooks. *The Elon cheerleaders energizing their fans during a lengthy game break. You shout Elon, I’ll shout Phoenix! *WDOV’s Lauren Carra looking more nervous than Tina Martin. The former…
Mar 13, 2015, 5:26 PM EDT
Elon (19-11) is 2-0 in the CAA Tournament, advancing to Saturday’s semifinals after a 60-48 victory over UNC Wilmington. Shay Burnett, honored on the CAA All-Rookie team, scored 10 with seven rebounds and finished 6-of-6 from the free-throw line. The 5-9 guard from Graham, N.C., chatted with us afterward. So Shay is short for….. “Shaylen.…
Mar 13, 2015, 2:57 PM EDT
She’s one of 15 finalists for the Lieberman Award, given to the top point guard in the country. She’s also JMU’s new leader in single-season assists, having amassed 226 in 2014-15. The kid they call Muff took a few minutes to chat with us. Meet JMU redshirt junior Angela Mickens. Why Muff? “When I was a…
Mar 13, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT
Some thoughts from the winningest James Madison coach in school history after the Dukes 64-49 victory over Towson in the CAA Tournament quarterfinals. CAA Player of the Year Precious Hall’s 19 points led four Dukes in double figures. “It doesn’t go in a special win column if you win by 30 or if you win…
Mar 11, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT
The 2015 CAA Women’s Basketball Championship has finally arrived!
Mar 4, 2015, 10:28 PM EDT
The official pairings for the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Women’s Basketball Championship have been set. The CAA Championship will be held March 12-15 at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md. First round action will begin on March 12 at 12 p.m. as No. 8 seed Towson University takes on No. 9 seed…
Mar 2, 2015, 6:24 PM EDT
It’s all comes down to the final day of the regular season to determine the crux of the seeding for the 2015 CAA Women’s Basketball Championship!
Feb 26, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT
A bit of exciting news today as it’s been announced that the CAA and the American Sports Network has reached an agreement to nationally broadcast the quarterfinals of the 2015 CAA Women’s Basketball Championship.
Feb 25, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT
The #CAAHoops crew wrapped up their second season of On Campus coverage with a trip to Towson University. In this week’s “In Focus” feature, we meet freshman Daijha Thomas and her mother, Gail Scriber-Thomas. There is a special bond between mother and daughter that extends onto the basketball court.
Feb 23, 2015, 5:10 PM EDT
With the 2015 CAA Championship drawing closer, things are heating up!
Feb 23, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT
#CAAHoops On Campus coverage concluded with a trip up to Towson University this past weekend. The crew was able to capture all the scenes, sights, and sounds from both the men’s and women’s basketball games at SECU Arena in this edition of “#CAAHoops Gameday.”
Feb 22, 2015, 5:41 PM EDT
The #CAAHoops crew closed out its On Campus coverage at Towson with a wild women’s basketball game. Visiting UNCW edged the host Tigers, 73-71, in overtime, thanks to some timely buckets by Shatia Cole.
Feb 16, 2015, 9:51 PM EDT
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