Women's basketball

Jim Connolly is the new head women's basketball coach at Division II Chestnut Hill College.
Courtesy of Chestnut Hill Athletics/Jefferson Athletics
Matt Leon
October 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The Division II Chestnut Hill College women's basketball team has a new head coach.
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Candice Signor-Brown
Swarthmore Athletics/Vassar Athletics
Matt Leon
August 02, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swarthmore College has a new women's basketball coach. Candice Signor-Brown is taking over the program from Renee DeVarney, who stepped down after 14 seasons. "I'm really excited about the opportunity and looking forward to being at Swarthmore," Signor-Brown said. She...
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Deirdre Kane
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Matt Leon
July 05, 2019 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deirdre Kane was one of the top women's basketball coaches in the nation in Division II. She spent 27 years at West Chester University before retiring in 2014. Kane won 447 games during her time at West Chester — 489 games overall as a collegiate head coach. She was...
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Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph
Robert Franklin/AP, file
March 26, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — MaChelle Joseph was fired Tuesday after nearly 16 seasons as the women's basketball coach at Georgia Tech, with the two sides giving strikingly different reasons for her dismissal. The school, which suspended Joseph late in the season for what it would only describe as a personnel...
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Drexel junior forward Bailey Greenberg leads the team in scoring and rebounding.
Courtesy of Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
March 21, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel University women's basketball team will open play in the WNIT on Friday night when the Dragons visit Harvard University out of the Ivy League. Drexel has put together a fine season with a record of 24-8, and they fell just short of winning the CAA...
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The University of the Sciences women's basketball team brings a 29-2 record into the NCAA Tournament.
University of the Sciences Athletics
Matt Leon
March 14, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In what has quickly become the norm for the University of the Sciences women's basketball team, the Devils are headed to the NCAA Division II Tournament. This is the third straight season the Devils have made the tournament field. This year, with a record of 29-2,...
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WCU junior point guard Gabrielle Troisi
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
March 05, 2019 - 1:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II West Chester University women's basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament Monday night with a 77-69 win over Millersville in the first round. A big key to the Golden Rams' success Monday...
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Senior point guard Alyssa Monaghan leads Saint Joseph's University in scoring this season, averaging 14.6 ppg.
SJU Athletics
Matt Leon
February 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Saint Joseph's University women's basketball team will look to make it five wins in a row tonight as the Hawks welcome Duquesne to Hagan Arena. This surge for the Hawks has improved their record for the season to 10-15 overall and 6-6 in the Atlantic 10 — good for...
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Drexel head coach Denise Dillon flanked by associate head coach Amy Mallon (left) and assistant Michelle Baker (right).
Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 18, 2019 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday was a big for the Drexel University women's basketball program. The Dragons went wire-to-wire in a 76-45 victory over Northeastern. The win was big because it improved Drexel to 18-5 overall this season. The Dragons are currently second in the Colonial Athletic...
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Neumann University senior Nafisa Saunders is the second-leading scorer in the country in Division III
Neumann University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nafisa Saunders is capping a tremendous career at Neumann University with an out-of-this-world senior season. Saunders is a 5'7" guard who hails from Coatesville. This past Saturday, in the midst of a 35-point, 10-rebound performance in a win over the University of...
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