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McGraw to be inducted into Indiana Basketball HOF

Notre Dame head women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw, a two-time consensus national coach of the year and winner of more than 700 games in her illustrious career, was named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. McGraw will receive the Hall’s Silver Medal, which is presented annually in recognition of contributions

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Augustana College Coach Wins 500th

Head coach Dave Krauth became the 20th coach in Division II women’s basketball history on Saturday with 500 career wins in an 86-82 Augustana win over No. 12 Minnesota State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. The No. 10 Vikings improved their record to 7-2 (3-2 NSIC). The Mavericks’ loss dropped them to 6-3 (3-2

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Cimino becomes all-time winningest coach at Caldwell

Caldwell College defeated Georgian Court University 72-63 this past weekend. The win is the 113th victory for head coach Linda Cimino, who becomes the program’s all-time winningest coach. Cimino passes former coach Bob Costello, who won 112 games from 1993 to 2000. Currently in her eighth season at Caldwell, Cimino has a record of 113-93.

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Northeastern staff update

Tim Eatman has been hired at Northeastern University to replace Vicki Wancel who left the program in November. Prior to arriving at NU, Eatman was the interim head coach at Boston College. He has also been an assistant at Arkansas, Louisville and Kansas and brings with him over 20 years of basketball coaching experience. Stay

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IU Kokomo Hires First Women’s Basketball Coach

Indiana University Kokomo announced that women’s basketball has been added to its team sports program, and hires a local basketball standout as its coach. Whitney Farris, 26, currently an assistant coach for the men’s team, plans to begin recruiting almost immediately for the 2014-2015 season. It’s a dream come true to coach in the town

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VanDerveer Wins 900th Game

For a woman who regularly coaches in front of thousands of spectators, Tara VanDerveer is surprisingly shy. The Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women’s Basketball at Stanford is a gym rat at heart and prefers teaching to applause. Not that she can avoid the latter. On Wednesday, VanDerveer became just the fifth Division I women’s coach

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Taylor University Hires Assistant

The Taylor women’s basketball team has added Taylor alumna Sarah Shedd to the coaching staff as an assistant coach. A 2004 graduate of Taylor, Shedd was a four-year letter winner for the Trojans from 2000 – 2004. After graduating from TU with a degree in English Education Shedd was the freshmen and assistant varsity girls

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Frese Signs Multi-Year Extension

Brenda Frese, who is currently in her 12th year as the women’s basketball head coach at the University of Maryland, recently signed a multi-year extension to her contract, director of athletics Kevin Anderson announced Friday. The extension keeps Frese on the Maryland sidelines through at least June 2021. With the extension, she could earn up

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Bryn Mawr names interim head coach

Rebecca Tyler has been named Bryn Mawr College’s interim head basketball coach announced Athletic Director Kathy Tierney Wednesday afternoon. "I am honored to accept the interim head women’s basketball coach position for Bryn Mawr College and look forward to getting to know the players and to having a competitive season," stated Tyler. "I want to

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Coppolino named head coach at Mount Saint Mary

Mount Saint Mary College director of athletics John Wright is pleased to announce Michael Coppolino as the new head coach for the women’s basketball program. Coppolino previously served as the assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. "I am honored to be given this opportunity and enthusiastic about continuing to work with the Mount community,"

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