The first pick of the 2016 WNBA draft surprised no one. As expected, the most decorated player in women’s college basketball, Breanna Stewart of the University of Connecticut, was selected.
There were firsts at the 86th annual AAU Sullivan Award, which was held at the New York Athletic Club this past Sunday.
Post-season cut short for New York and New Jersey Division I NCAA Women's basketball teams.
Seton Hall honors seniors at the final regular season game of the season.
Brooklyn native Natasha Hastings wins big in the 400 meters dash at the Millrose Games.
Although the New York Liberty won’t be vying for a WNBA championship this year, it’s hard to criticize a team that re-energized the fan base, fought hard and lit up Madison Square Garden with some of the best play in women’s basketball.
Breast Health Awareness Night always brings an emotional vibe to Madison Square Garden, and the New York Liberty rewarded the enthusiastic crowd of 9,987 with a decisive 84-63 victory over the Chicago Sky.
“It’s all about energy,” said New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer after the team’s 78-62 win over the Seattle Storm.
Tina Charles (30 points) led the Liberty to a 81-77 on-the-road win in Seattle.
“Games like this in the middle of the season … if you can find a way to grind it out, at the end of the season, you look at your standings and it makes you a playoff team or it makes you a home court advantage team.