Missy Traversi was hired as the women's basketball coach at Army on Monday, joining the academy after five years of coaching Adelphi on Long Island.
Army women's basketball coach Dave Magarity, who is 71 and has coached more than 1,000 games during his 40-plus year career, will retire at the end of the season.
Holy Cross defeated Army 80-46, giving Crusaders coach Maureen Magarity an emotional win over her dad, Dave Magarity, in the first dad-daughter coaching clash in Division I basketball.
Army's Dave Magarity faces Holy Cross' Maureen Magarity this weekend in the first father-daughter coaching clash in D-I college basketball.
Athletes from U.S. military academies who want to immediately go pro can now do so pending approval from the defense secretary. They also must eventually fulfill their military obligation or repay the cost of their college education.
Ja'Tavia Tapley scored a career-high 18 pointson7-of-12 shooting, sophomore Jayde Van Hyfte had her first career double-double, and No. 20 Arizona State beat Army 83-51 on Sunday.
The 13th annual Maggie Dixon Classic will feature TCU, which has a men's team coached by the brother of the late Army women's coach, against the Black Knights.