St. John’s University women’s basketball spent last weekend on the road—winning handily against Providence University 71-47 and dropping a tight game to Creighton University 60-67.
"I’ve heard the track is fast and the crowd is really engaged in the track meet, so I’m really looking forward to it,” said first-time Millrose Games participant Ashley Spencer, Olympic bronze medalist in the 400-meter hurdles. “
With a 19–3 record and a Division II national ranking of 21, Queens College women’s basketball is going strong.
This season is the 35th season of women’s basketball in the Big East Conference.
The Olympics in Rio have been the Games of historical accomplishments.
U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team coach Geno Auriemma said when he was planning the team’s exhibition schedule, he knew he wanted to end at Madison Square Garden.
The WNBA is currently on Olympic break until Aug. 26. While some players head to Rio to represent their countries in Olympic play, others are taking well-deserved rests.
As the WNBA heads into its Olympic break, the New York Liberty continue to dominate the Eastern Conference. Sunday afternoon, the Liberty pulled out a hard-fought, physical and close game against the Connecticut Sun, 83-76. Each time the Liberty built up a lead, the Sun countered, even pulling ahead a couple of times.
After the New York Liberty’s home court victory over the Dallas Wings last week, the team hit the road and continued to win. First, they dispatched the Connecticut Sun 80‑72.
It was the narrowest of victories, but in the closing moments the New York Liberty pulled out a 91-88 home court win over the Dallas Wings.