Saturday, April 1, 2006

9:00 a.m. Swin Cash "It's Your Life" Basketball Clinic
  WNBA All-Star Swin Cash of the Detroit Shock will conduct a clinic for girls in grades 4th - 7th to teach them basketball skills and talk to them about developing self-confidence, building character and leading healthy lifestyles.
   
4:30 p.m. Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) High School All- America Game presented by Nike
  Connecticut Sun guard Lindsay Whalen and Detroit Shock forward Swin Cash will serve as Honorary Co-Captains. Tickets are available at wbca.org.
Media credential contact: Summer Thagard, WBCA, 770-279-8027 ext. 112.
Location: Matthews Arena, Northeastern University
   
6:30 p.m.WBCA College All-Star Challenge
  

WNBA stars will serve as Honorary Co-Captains in an exhibition game featuring 20 of the top senior college All-Stars of the year who are not participating in the Women's Final Four. Tickets are available at wbca.org. Media credential contact: Summer Thagard, WBCA, 770-279-8027 ext. 112.
Location: Matthews Arena, Northeastern University

   
9:00 p.m.

WNBA Party: A Celebration of Women's Basketball*

  

The WNBA will host a celebration in honor of the NCAA and WBCA's dedication to women's basketball over the past 25 years. WNBA President Donna Orender will present a special tribute to Sue Donahoe, NCAA Vice President for Division I Women's Basketball, and Beth Bass, WBCA Chief Executive Officer.
*This event is by Invitation Only.

 

Sunday, April 2, 2006

7:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

NCAA Women's National Semifinals
Location: TD Banknorth Garden

   

 

Monday, April 3, 2006

10:15 a.m.

2006 WNBA Pre-Draft Camp*
  

The WNBA Pre-Draft Camp will offer WNBA coaches and general managers an opportunity to evaluate the skills of approximately 40 top prospects from the current collegiate senior class. The players will participate in on-court sessions scheduled for the morning, afternoon and evening.
Location: Emmanuel College
*This event is open to Credentialed Media.

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

2:30 p.m.

Basketball Hall of Fame Announcement*

 

WNBA President Donna Orender will attend the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Press Event to help introduce the Hall of Fame Class of 2006 and to celebrate an extraordinary year of basketball events in Massachusetts, home to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
*This event is open to Credentialed Media.

   
4:00 p.m.Miramax "Heart of the Game" Screening*
  *This event is open to Credentialed Media.
8:30 p.m. 

NCAA Women's Final Four Championship Game
Location: TD Banknorth Garden

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

11:15 a.m.

WNBA 10th Anniversary Press Announcement*

 

WNBA President Donna Orender will hold a special press conference to announce plans for the league's 10th Anniversary season.
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
*This event is open to Credentialed Media.

   
1:00 p.m.2006 WNBA Draft*
  

For the first time in history, the 2006 WNBA Draft will take place the day following the NCAA Women's Division I Championship game. Top prospects from across the nation will be in attendance for the Draft. This event is open to credentialed media. The WNBA will also be inviting youth league and high school basketball players from the Boston region to the event.
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
*This event is open to Credentialed Media.