Detroit Mercy shuts down WBB program; Players accuse head coach of emotional abuse

University of Detroit Mercy Director of Athletics Robert C. Vowels, Jr. has issued the following statement in regard to the women’s basketball season. “The health and well-being of our student-athletes is our athletic department’s top priority. We have talked with all players and members of our women’s basketball program about their concerns. We take them very

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Hartzler Promoted to Baldwin Wallace Associate Women’s Basketball Head Coach

Baldwin Wallace University Interim Director of Athletics John Snell ’87 and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Cheri Harrer are pleased to announce the promotion of Cody Hartzler from Assistant Coach to Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator. “Cody is another rising star on our coaching staff,” said Snell. “He has been a major contributor to the continued high

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Auriemma passes Summitt in wins with #1,099

UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list. The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. The victory leaves him just behind Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer (1,105) and gives him one more than his former

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Fitchburg State Assistant Coach Paula Gastonguay passes away

The Fitchburg State athletic department mourns the loss of assistant women’s basketball coach Paula (Goodchild) Gastonguay. Gastonguay passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 16, 2021. “Paula made an immediate impact on every community she was a part of. Paula was such a genuine and kind person with a vibrant personality. A Fitchburg High School athlete

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Week 8: WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Pivot Analysis

By AJ Nelson, WHoopDirt.com staff writer Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 8 WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Pivot Analysis. These coaches are now eligible to receive the WHoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Pivot Analysis which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2020-21 college basketball season. This

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Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball to Discontinue Season

Due to a combination of COVID-19 related circumstances, opt-outs and injuries, the Vanderbilt women’s basketball program has elected not to continue the remainder of the 2020-21 season. “We fully support and respect the decision of our student-athletes. Their health, safety and well-being have always been, and will continue to be, a top priority,” said Candice

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