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Bighorns Name Assistant Coaches

October 9, 2015 - RENO, NV ---- The Reno Bighorns announced today that Gene Cross and Matt Chalupa will join head coach Dave Aresenealt's coaching staff as assistant coaches during the 2015-16 season. Cross, a 20-year coaching veteran, has extensive experience at the collegiate and professional levels. Cross most recently held the position of assistant coach to the Los Angeles D-Fender's. Prior to joining Los Angeles, Cross served as head coach of the Erie BayHawks during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 season. In his first season as a head coa... Full Story

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Reminder: Iowa Energy to Host Open Player Tryout this Sunday

October 9, 2015 - Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Energy will hold their annual open player tryout this Sunday at Grandview University's Johnson Wellness Center beginning at 10 a.m. Doors will open for registration at 9 a.m. Players who participate in the open tryout will be observed and evaluated by members of the Memphis Grizzlies and Iowa Energy basketball operations staffs. 2015-2016 season tickets are on sale now. VIP Floor Seats start at only $499. For more information, visit or contact the Energy at (515)-564-8550. For m... Full Story

Dream's McCoughtry Honored with All-WNBA First Team Status

October 8, 2015 - ATLANTA (October 8, 2015) - The Atlanta Dream's Angel McCoughtry was selected to the 2015 All-WNBA First Team for the second time in her career, league officials announced Thursday. Media voting for the All-WNBA First and Second Teams was conducted at the conclusion of the regular season. Players were selected by position and received five points for each First Team vote and three points for each Second Team vote. Joining McCoughtry (102) on the five-person squad are Chicago's Elena Della Donne (195), Minnesota's Maya ... Full Story

Maya Moore Selected to All-WNBA First Team

October 8, 2015 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The WNBA today announced that Lynx forward Maya Moore was selected to the All-WNBA First Team. The 2015 season is the third consecutive season that Moore has been named to the All-WNBA First Team, previously earning the honor in both 2013 and 2014. Moore received First Team votes on 37 of 39 ballots, finishing with 188 total points behind only Elena Delle Donne (195 total points). Moore, the four-time All-Star was the runner-up to Delle Donne for both the 2015 WNBA MVP Award presented by Samsung and... Full Story

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