Womhoops Guru

Mel Greenberg covered college and professional women’s basketball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked for 40 plus years. Greenberg pioneered national coverage of the game, including the original Top 25 women's college poll. His knowledge has earned him nicknames such as "The Guru" and "The Godfather," as well as induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

March Madness: Is Van the Man? Other Items

By Mel Greenberg

CLEVELAND –
On Monday morning the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class of inductees for 2007 will be officially announced in Atlanta where the men’s Final Four is being held.

Indications are that women’s basketball will again be represented with an individual following Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma’s enshrinement, which was announced a year ago and occurred last September.

It appears former WNBA coach Van Chancellor might make it on the third try after being on the ballot the previous two years. His placement followed his successful effort coaching the 2004 United States Olympic Team to the gold medal in Athens, Greece.

Chancellor was also a longtime coach at Mississippi before joining the pro ranks in the WNBA’s initial season when he was named in charge of the Houston Comets and took the squad, led by Sheryl Swoopes, Cynthia Cooper, and Tina Thompson, to the first four league championships.

Chancellor, who is usually prominently involved with activities at the Women’s Final Four, has not been seen.

When the Guru learned from a source here that Chancellor was in Atlanta ``on business,’’ a call was placed confirming that reason. Although he would not say specifically what was keeping him away from here, he did not sound too unhappy to be absent.

Chancellor already is a previous inductee of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn.

THE SOCIAL SET. The Guru and colleague from several other newspapers joined some ESPN folks for dinner at the Blue Fin restaurant near here Saturday night to get a taste of Cleveland culinary items.

Among other prominent patrons dining out were North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell, as well as recently-retired Texas coach Jody Conradt, Longhorns women’s athletic director Chris Plonsky, WBCA honcho Beth Bass, and Mimi Griffin, who was one of the original color analysts in the early years of the NCAA tournament.

Then it was off to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the annual media party. We didn’t make it to the WNBA party for the WBCA in time, but ran into most attendees in the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel, near here, which has become a pseudo-headquarters.

RUTGERS PRIDE. The local Associated Press reporter here prefaced his question during the Scarlet Knights’ portion of the four press conferences by noting, I have friends that went to Rutgers that actually admit they went to Rutgers now.

In her response, coach C. Vivian Stringer noted the increased level of support coming off the success of the football team and also added, ``It doesn’t hurt when you have people from the sopranos supporting you as well.

DRAFT OFF THE LAKE. Temple’s Kamesha Hairston and Delaware’s Tyresa Smith both received praise for their play Friday during the first of the two-day WNBA pre-draft sessions. North Carolina State coach Kay Yow has made it here in support of her Wolfpack senior Gillian Goring, a former Germantown Academy star in suburban Philadelphia, who was also invited to the camp.

Yow missed two months of the season battling a recurrence of breast cancer before returning to the bench and leading N.C. State to a Sweet 16 appearance, where the Wolfpack were eliminated by Connecticut in the semifinals.

The draft will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, following Tuesday night’s NCAA women’s championship.

COACHING CAROUSEL. Washington officials had Temple coach Dawn Staley’s name on their shopping list when they arrived here until they learned the Owls’ mentor had inked a six-year extension that Temple announced Thursday.

Staley, incidentally, will be heading to Rome, Friday, as an assistant Olympic coach to go on a training tour with a squad of hopefuls for the Beijing games in China in 2008.

California coach Joanne Boyle is being mentioned prominently for the lucratively-paid Florida opening.

Penn State announced Friday formation of a search committee to fill the vacancy created late last month when Rene Portland resigned after 27 years with the program.

If Nittany Lions officials want to wipe the slate clean, as some reports suggest, don’t look for Auriemma’s name or that of longtime Illinois coach Theresa Grentz to be involved.

Grentz was a teammate of Portland on Immaculata’s national champions in the early 1970s under Cathy Rush as was Judy Martelli, the wife of St. Joseph’s men’s coach Phil Martelli. Connecticut’s Auriemma is also ineligible under those guidelines – he was a counselor with Portland back then at Rush’s basketball camps.

-- Mel

29 Comments:

Blogger Shijun Lin said...

shijun 5.5
cheap jerseys
louis vuitton outlet
michael kors outlet
louis vuitton handbags
louis vuitton handbags
dior outlet store
hollister outlet
ray-ban sunglasses
christian louboutin
tory burch shoes
timberland boots
oakley outlet
michael kors
michael kors outlet
louis vuitton
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet online
oakley store
louis vuitton uk
coach outlet stores online
ray ban glasses
louis vuitton
kobe bryant shoes for kids
timberland outlet
oakley frogskins
michael kors handbags
jordan shoes
lebron 12
louis vuitton handbags
michael kors uk
abercrombie fitch
polo ralph lauren
christian louboutin shoes
marc jacobs outlet
polo ralph lauren outlet
coach outlet online
ralph lauren outlet
insanity workout
gucci outlet
cheap oakleys

9:17 PM  
Blogger Taibai Li said...

qihang0613cheap oakley sunglasses
cheap jordans
tory burch outlet online
true religion jeans
hollister clothing store
air max 95
chanel handbags
christian louboutin outlet
oakley sunglasses wholesale
ralph lauren uk
gucci outlet online
michael kors handbags
tory burch outlet
jordan shoes
replica watches
prada outlet
chanel outlet
michael kors
kate spade outlet online
true religion sale
ray ban sunglasses
cheap ray ban sunglasses
burberry scarf
toms shoes
pandora outlet
michael kors outlet
gucci outlet
tory burch shoes
oakley sunglasses
michael kors outlet online
kate spade
michael kors handbag
kate spade bags
chanel online shop
true religion outlet
gucci uk
cheap oakleys
q

1:41 AM  
Blogger chenlina said...

chenlina20150706
fitflops clearance
burberry outlet
abercrombie outlet
discount oakley sunglasses
kobe bryant shoes
christian louboutin outlet
louis vuitton outlet
mulberry handbags
louis vuitton outlet
michael kors
jordan retro 11
true religion sale
hollister kids
ray ban glasses
gucci bags
burberry outlet
birkin bags
cheap chi straighteners
chanel outlet online
kate spade outlet
jordan pas cher femme
coach outlet
true religion outlet
michael kors handbags
longchamp outlet
cheap ran bans
michael kors outlet online
michael kors handbags
jordan 3 powder blue
hollister
louis vuitton handbags
polo outlet
red timberland boots
jordan 11 columbia
insanity workout
jordan 11 snakeskin
louis vuitton
louis vuitton outlet
michael kors outlet
christian louboutin outlet

3:14 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 09.03
louboutin shoes, michael kors outlet online, louis vuitton outlet, tiffany jewelry, christian louboutin, nike air max, oakley sunglasses, christian louboutin, ralph lauren polo, michael kors outlet store, nike free, louis vuitton outlet, longchamp outlet, oakley sunglasses, tory burch outlet, burberry factory outlet, longchamp bags, uggs on sale, louis vuitton outlet online, replica watches, uggs on sale, uggs on sale, michael kors outlet, louboutin uk, uggs outlet, prada outlet, oakley sunglasses, replica watches, ralph lauren outlet, ray ban sunglasses, cheap jordans, uggs outlet, prada handbags, michael kors, gucci handbags, tiffany jewelry, louis vuitton, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp outlet, nike outlet, michael kors handbags, louis vuitton handbags, burberry outlet, nike air max, michael kors outlet online

4:40 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

coach outlet, sac guess pas cher, coach purses, kate spade outlet, louboutin pas cher, true religion outlet, longchamp pas cher, true religion outlet, chanel handbags, true religion outlet, nike air max, hermes pas cher, true religion jeans, converse, lunette oakley pas cher, ralph lauren pas cher, hogan sito ufficiale, nike blazer pas cher, vans pas cher, north face pas cher, nike air max pas cher, vanessa bruno pas cher, timberland pas cher, mulberry uk, longchamp soldes, michael kors, new balance, kate spade, nike tn pas cher, abercrombie and fitch, coach outlet store online, nike roshe run pas cher, michael kors outlet online, burberry pas cher, michael kors uk, lululemon outlet, nike free pas cher, coach outlet, lunette ray ban pas cher, jordan pas cher, hollister uk, north face uk, ray ban uk, polo lacoste pas cher, nike air force

4:41 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

softball bats, polo ralph lauren uk, nike trainers uk, reebok outlet, north face outlet, nfl jerseys, nike roshe uk, hermes handbags, asics running shoes, p90x workout, north face outlet, nike air max uk, abercrombie and fitch UK, hollister clothing, beats by dre, abercrombie, nike air max uk, jimmy choo outlet, nike air huarache, longchamp uk, chi flat iron, lululemon outlet, herve leger, giuseppe zanotti, abercrombie and fitch, ghd hair, nike roshe run, bottega veneta, iphone cases, soccer shoes, vans outlet, nike free, new balance shoes, instyler ionic styler, mcm handbags, mac cosmetics, celine handbags, mont blanc, valentino shoes, insanity workout, nike air max, wedding dresses, babyliss pro, soccer jerseys, salvatore ferragamo

4:42 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

hollister, swarovski uk, michael kors outlet, thomas sabo uk, oakley, nike air max, replica watches, supra shoes, ray ban, doke & gabbana, marc jacobs, converse shoes outlet, timberland boots, montre pas cher, wedding dresses uk, pandora uk, swarovski jewelry, sac louis vuitton, pandora jewelry, louis vuitton, pandora charms, louis vuitton, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, polo ralph lauren, links of london uk, louis vuitton uk, karen millen uk, bottes ugg pas cher, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, michael kors outlet online, lancel, converse, michael kors handbags, juicy couture outlet, gucci, sac louis vuitton, hollister, ugg uk, juicy couture outlet, toms shoes, ugg pas cher, coach outlet, louboutin, vans scarpe
ninest123 09.03

4:43 AM  
Blogger Wenhao Guo said...

4guoguo1015
cheap nfl jerseys
ralph lauren uk
Canada Goose Outlet,Canada Goose Outlet Online,Canada Goose Clearance
coach factory outlet
michael kors outlet
toms shoes
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet
ray-ban sunglasses
coach factory outlet
michael kors outlet
ralph lauren
Hollister uk
coach factory outlet
michael kors handbags
ugg boots clearance
coach outlet
toms outlet
jordan 4
michael kors outlet
jordan shoes
michael kors handbags
tory burch outlet
cheap uggs sale
ugg boots
cheap ugg boots
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton outlet
ugg boots on sale
michael kors outlet
louis vuitton outlet
gucci outlet
christian louboutin shoes
michael kors outlet
coach outlet

2:49 AM  
Blogger chenlina said...

chenlina20151224hollister kids
uggs on sale
ugg boots
coach outlet
coach factory outlet
official coach factory outlet
air max uk
uggs on sale
ugg boots sale
tory burch outlet
coach outlet store online
tory burch outlet
cheap toms
pandora outlet
coach factory outlet
jordans for sale
adidas uk
uggs outlet
prada handbags
ugg boots for women
ralph lauren outlet
timberland outlet
louis vuitton handbags
canada goose jackets
cheap uggs
cheap uggs
christian louboutin shoes
canada goose outlet
coach outlet store online
canada goose outlet
nike free runs
hollister outlet
coach outlet store online
soccer shoes
cheap ugg boots
louis vuitton handbags
uggs on sale
michael kors handbags
replica rolex watches
louis vuitton outlet online
as

10:01 PM  
Blogger chenlina said...

chenlina2060602
tory burch handbags
michael kors outlet
toms shoes
adidas originals
toms wedges
michael kors outlet
louis vuitton outlet
kate spade outlet
coach factory outlet
ray ban sunglasses outlet
ray ban wayfarer
nike air force 1
jordan 11 concord
adidas nmd
nike store outlet
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet
ralph lauren
nike air max 90
michael kors handbags
longchamp bags
true religion jeans sale
coach outlet
ray ban sunglasses
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton outlet
burberry outlet
tiffany and co
louis vuitton outlet
louis vuitton
christian louboutin outlet
oakley sunglasses
ray ban outlet
lebron james shoes 13
michael kors purses
replica watches
coach outlet
michael kors outlet
michael kors handbags
ralph lauren
as

8:34 PM  
Blogger Zheng junxai5 said...

zhengjx20160714
kate spade outlet
ray ban sunglasses outlet
hermes outlet
louis vuitton purses
giuseppe zanotti outlet
coach outlet online
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet online
concords 11
oakley outlet
vans outlet
timberlands
coach outlet
nike store
air jordan shoes
adidas wings
louis vuitton handbags
longchamp outlet
tory burch shoes
asics running shoes
cheap jerseys
kate spade handbags
coach outlet
nike uk
louis vuitton
true religion jeans
oakley canada
cheap jordans
adidas originals
ray ban sunglasses
oakley vault
cheap air jordans
nike blazers shoes
louis vuitton outlet stores
louis vuitton outlet
ray bans
montblanc pen
asics shoes for men
louis vuitton bags
ralph lauren polo

11:07 PM  
Blogger Hua Cai said...

snapbacks wholesale
ugg outlet
mulberry handbags sale
michael kors outlet
louis vuitton handbags
replica watches
longchamp pliage
mulberry outlet
lululemon pants
ugg outlet
20160929caihuali

10:30 PM  
Blogger dong dong23 said...

ugg clearance
ugg boots sale
montblanc pens
ray ban outlet
ugg australia
louis vuitton handbags
christian louboutin sale
ray ban sunglasses
replica rolex watches
timberland boots outlet
2016.12.23chenlixiang

1:42 AM  
Blogger adidas nmd said...

yeezy boost 350 black
hugo boss outlet
pandora charms
nike air huarache
converse shoes
coach outlet
versace
asics shoes
montblanc pens
valentino shoes

3:57 AM  
Blogger raybanoutlet001 said...

ugg outlet
nike trainers
nike outlet
longchamp outlet
louboutin shoes
boston celtics jersey
michael kors outlet
ugg boots
michael kors uk
ugg outlet
2017.7.4

1:59 AM  
Blogger jeje said...

kobe shoes
nike huarache sale
jordan 12
michael kors outlet
adidas yeezy
air jordan 11
adidas outlet
converse outlet
longchamp longchamps
adidas stan smith uk

3:17 AM  
Blogger Mariam Com said...

شركة ركن الضحى تعتبر من أكبر وأقوى شركات الخدمات الخاصة التي تسعى لأن تكون شركة شاملة تضم تحت سقفها كافة الخدمات والتخصصات المختلفة التي قد يحتاجها العملاء في حياتهم اليومية والتي تساعد على راحتهم وتوفير وقتهم وجهدهم، في شركتنا مهما كان نوع الخدمة الذي تحتاجه ستجد فريق كامل متخصص يقوم بها فلا تتردد في التواصل معنا فورا
ارخص شركة نقل عفش بجازان
ارخص شركة تنظيف شقق بجازان
ارخص شركة تنظيف بجازان
ارخص شركة تنظيف خزانات بجازان
ارخص شركة كشف تسربات المياه بجازان
ارخص شركة تنظيف مجالس بجازان
ارخص شركة عزل اسطح بجازان
ارخص شركة تسليك مجارى بجازان

6:59 AM  
Blogger Mariam Com said...

شركة ركن الضحى تقوم بمكافحةجميع انواع الحشرات على اعلى مستوى في تقدم الخدمة باقل الاسعار الممكنة كما تستخدم اقوى المبيدات الحشرية للقضاء نهائيا على الحشرات
ارخص شركة مكافحة حشرات بجازان
ارخص شركة مكافحة النمل الابيض بجازان
ارخص شركة رش مبيدات بجازان

6:59 AM  
Blogger Mariam Com said...


شركة ركن الضحي الشركة الأولى في مجال الخدمات المنزلية المختلفة ، حيث لديها كافة الخدمات التي تحتاجون إليها وتقدمها الشركة لكم بجودة لا مثيل لها ، لا داعي إلى أن تتعامل مع أكثر من شركة لكي تحصل على العديد من الخدمات حيث يمكنك الآن أن تقوم بالحصول على كافة الخدمات التي تريدها خلال شركة واحدة فقط ، يسعدنا عزيزي العميل أن تتعاون معنا كما يسعدنا أن نقدم لك خدماتنا المميزة بأجود وأعلى مستوى ، حيث يسعدنا أن نقدم لك الخدمات الآتية
ارخص شركة شفط بيارات بابها
ارخص شركة تنظيف بابها
ارخص شركة مكافحة الحشرات بابها
ارخص شركة تنظيف خزانات بابها
ارخص شركة نقل اثاث بابها
ارخص شركة تنظيف مجالس بابها
ارخص شركة عزل اسطح بابها

6:59 AM  
Blogger sherry sabri said...

شركة تنظيف بالدمام
شركة تنظيف منازل بالدمام
شركة تنظيف شقق بالدمام
شركة تنظيف فلل بالدمام
شركة تنظيف سجاد بالدمام
شركة تنظيف كنب بالدمام
شركة تنظيف مجالس بالدمام

11:10 AM  
Blogger sherry sabri said...

شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام
شركة رش مبيدات بالدمام
شركة مكافحة النمل الابيض بالدمام
شركة مكافحة الحمام بالدمام
شركة طارد الحمام بالدمام

11:11 AM  
Blogger sherry sabri said...

شركة نقل عفش بالدمام
شركة تنظيف خزانات بالدمام
شركة تسليك مجاري بالدمام
شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالدمام

11:12 AM  
Blogger raybanoutlet001 said...

zzzzz2018.5.18
manolo blahnik
oklahoma city thunder jerseys
pandora jewelry outlet
air jordan 8
pandora
christian louboutin sale
pandora
cheap nhl jerseys
kate spade outlet
canada goose outlet

9:04 PM  
Blogger qqqqqq said...

0620jejecoach outlet
true religion outlet
vibram fivefingers
chrome hearts
nike outlet store
cheap basketball shoes
louboutin shoes
true religion outlet
kate spade outlet online
nike huarache femme

1:40 AM  
Blogger Yaro Gabriel said...

www0630


canada goose outlet
columbia sportswear
malone souliers
huf clothing
fitflops outlet
kate spade outlet
michael kors outlet online
polo outlet
michael kors outlet
coach outlet








4:48 AM  
Blogger Stjsrty Xtjsrty said...

zzzzz2018.7.6
nike shoes for men
mbt
red bottoms
supreme outlet
polo ralph lauren
nike outlet store
louboutin shoes
coach outlet online
nike soldes
ralph lauren outlet

4:01 AM  
Blogger Pansys Silvaz said...

qzz0725
ugg boots
ferragamo outlet
alife clothing
adidas crazy
supra shoes
fitflops outlet
ray ban sunglasses
michael kors outlet online
ray ban sunglasses
jordan shoes

5:47 AM  
Blogger ouch said...

0821jejePour les asics gel noosa tri 8 homme marques réputées comme Nike Shox R3-R4 Il est vraiment un peu simple pour commencer, car baskets homme nike air jordan il existe une quantité importante de fabricants se souviennent chaussure nike roshe run pas cher homme parmi les clients ainsi que les acheteurs précédemment affiliés Nike Shox chaussures nike classic cortez R3-R4, excellente excellente et la fiabilité tout en utilisant le modèle. avis site air jordan france pas cher Même après avoir terminé environ 410 ° C, un chaussures running asics pas cher parapet était ajouté au temple pour éviter que les hommes et air jordan 11 bordeaux les femmes ne tombent du bastion escarpé. Recherchez des baskets Jordan air jordan 5 oreo pas cher Retro pour les bébés, les tout-petits, les petits enfants et les enfants soldes nike air max 1 essential massifs.

10:47 PM  
Blogger ouch said...

0821jejeLa ceinture coque iphone 6 plus nike sb et les bretelles vous offrent encore beaucoup de rembourrage, et Air Jordan 6 Femme le panneau arrière est encore thermoformé pour air jordan pas cher grossiste plus de confort. La hauteur de bonne qualité, adidas zx flux pas cher occasion la performance globale extrêmement idéale, les baskets air jordan 5 doernbecher ebay athlétiques Nike de qualité supérieure et les baskets air jordan 1 retro high asg Nike sont largement utilisées dans le monde adidas zx flux rose entier. Même les sandales de plage servent à protéger adidas zx flux galaxy bleu pas cher les pieds contre les objets incrustés dans le sable. asics chaussures running pour homme patriot

10:58 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home