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The following are the basketball events of the year 1998 throughout the world.   Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...

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This article is under construction. Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Euroleague is a high-calibre professional basketball league with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... For information about the ABA that began in 2000 see American Basketball Association (21st century). ... The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... Eurobasket is a bi-annual basketball competition held between the nations of Europe (including Israel), Eurobasket Women (also known as Eurowomen is the womens competition. ...

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Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in Latin, Југославија in Cyrillic, English: Land of the South Slavs) describes four political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ...

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The 1998 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1997-1998 National Basketball Association season. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... The 1998 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Associations 1997-1998 season. ... The 1998-99 NBA season was the 53rd season of the National Basketball Association. ... 1998 NBA Draft - 24 June 1998 - General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Eurobasket is the name commonly used to refer to the mens basketball championship contested biennially by the national teams of the European continent under the auspices of FIBA Europe, a zone of the Fédération Internationale de Basketball, every second iteration of which serves as a qualifying tournament... WNBA Championship Trophy The WNBA Finals is the championship series of the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA), played under a best-of-five playoff format. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... The Phoenix Mercury is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... There are two different public figures with the name Cynthia Cooper: Cynthia Cooper (whistleblower), the whistleblower who exposed the corporate scandal at Worldcom. ... Eurobasket is a bi-annual basketball competition held between the nations of Europe (including Israel), Eurobasket Women (also known as Eurowomen is the womens competition. ...

College

The 1998 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, moved to Durham in 1892. ... The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a mens college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... Washington Avenue Bridge at night The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, almost always abbreviated U of M, and sometimes referred to as The U by locals, is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system. ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... The NCAA Division II Mens Basketball Championship has been conducted since 1957. ... The University of California, Davis, commonly abbreviated to UC Davis or UCD is one of the ten University of California campuses. ... Kentucky Wesleyan College is a private Methodist college in Owensboro, Kentucky. ... The NCAA holds an annual tournament to determine the Division III Mens Basketball Championship. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hope College is a medium-sized (3,200 undergraduates), private, residential liberal arts college located in downtown Holland, Michigan, a few miles from Lake Michigan. ... The NAIA Mens Basketball National Championship has been held yearly since 1937, when it was established by James Naismith, to crown a national champion for smaller colleges and universities. ... Note: Georgetown University is a separate and unaffiliated institution located in Washington, DC. Georgetown College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Kentucky. ... Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a liberal arts university located in Bethany, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City. ... The NAIA Mens Basketball National Championship has been held yearly since 1937, when it was established by James Naismith, to crown a national champion for smaller colleges and universities. ... For other institutions of this name, see the Bethel College disambiguation page. ... The Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) is an accredited university of the Oregon University System. ... Ottumwa (pronounced Uh-tuhm-wa) is a city in Wapello County, Iowa. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... The NCAA Womens Division I Championship is an annual basketball tournament for women. ... Purdue University (Purdue) is a land-grant, public university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, moved to Durham in 1892. ... Divsion II women basketball champions for the NCAA 1982 Cal Poly Pomona 93-74 Tuskegee 1983 Virginia Union 73-60 Cal Poly Pomona 1984 Central Missouri State 80-73 Virginia Union 1985 Cal Poly Pomona 80-69 Central Missouri State 1986 Cal Poly Pomona 70-63 North Dakota State 1987... North Dakota State University (NDSU) is a public university in Fargo, North Dakota, USA. It is the second largest school in the eleven campus North Dakota University System. ... Emporia State University (ESU) is a comprehensive Regents university serving residents of Eastern Kansas. ... NCAA Division III Womens Basketball Past Champions 1982 Elizabethtown 67-66 (OT) UNC Greensboro 1983 North Central 83-71 Elizabethtown 1984 Rust 51-49 Elizabethtown 1985 Scranton 68-59 New Rochelle 1986 Salem St. ... Washington University in St. ... The University of Southern Maine (USM) is a multi-campus public university and part of the University of Maine System. ... National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Womens Basketball Championship Division I The NAIA National Womens Basketball Championship is held in Jackson,TN and is played at Oman Arena. ... The architectural centerpiece of the Union campus, the Nott Memorial, is named after the colleges president from 1804-1866, Eliphalet Nott. ... Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a liberal arts university located in Bethany, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City. ... National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Womens Basketball Championship Division I The NAIA National Womens Basketball Championship is held in Jackson,TN and is played at Oman Arena. ... Walsh University is a private not-for-profit, 4-year, Roman Catholic university in North Canton, Ohio. ... University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB), is a Christian co-educational liberal arts institution of higher learning with approximately 2700 students. ...

Preps

USA Today is a national American newspaper published by the Gannett Corporation. ... Location in Maryland Coordinates: Country United States State Maryland County Frederick Founded 1745 Mayor Brian Artusio (R) Board of Alderman Marcia Hall (D) Alan E. Imhoff (R) David P. Koontz (D) Donna K. Ramsburg (D) C. Paul Smith (R) Area    - City 52. ... Jason Maurice Capel (born January 15, 1980 in Fayetteville, North Carolina) is a former basketball player for the North Carolina Tar Heels. ... Damien Lamont Wilkins (born January 11, 1980 in Washington, North Carolina) is an NBA basketball player for the Seattle SuperSonics. ... USA Today is a national American newspaper published by the Gannett Corporation. ... Queens is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States, and the most ethnically diverse county in the U.S. It is coterminous with Queens County in the State of New York and is located on western Long Island. ... Suzanne Brigit Bird (born October 16, 1980) is a professional womens basketball player. ...

Awards and Honors

Professional

The National Basketball Association first named a Most Valuable Player after the 1955-56 NBA season. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... The National Basketball Associations Rookie of the Year Award, first given after the 1952-1953 NBA season, is given to the top first-year player in the league. ... Timothy (Tim) Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... The National Basketball Associations Defensive Player of the Year Award has been handed out since 1983. ... Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo, more commonly known as Dikembe Mutombo (born June 25, 1966 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo), is a basketball player in the NBA, playing at the position of center for the Houston Rockets. ... The person recognized as the NBA Coach of the Year receives the Red Auerbach Trophy. ... Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former NBA basketball player, widely considered one of the greatest players to ever play, and one of the best clutch performers in the history of sports. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The WNBA Most Valuable Player is an annual award is given by the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) to the WNBA player who is the most valuable league-wide to her individual team in regular season competition. ... There are two different public figures with the name Cynthia Cooper: Cynthia Cooper (whistleblower), the whistleblower who exposed the corporate scandal at Worldcom. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... WNBA Defensive Player of the Year ... Teresa Gaye Weatherspoon (born on December 8, 1965) is an American Womens National Basketball Association player who plays for the Los Angeles Sparks. ... The New York Liberty is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in New York City. ... The WNBA Rookie of the Year Award is given each year to the best rookie in the WNBA. Rookie of the Year Awards (1997 - Present) 1997 - No award 1998 - Tracy Reid, Charlotte Sting 1999 - Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington Mystics 2000 - Betty Lennox, Minnesota Lynx 2001 - Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire 2002 - Tamika... Tracy Reid may refer to: Tracy Reid, professional basketball player Tracy Reid, Scottish murderer Category: ... The Charlotte Sting are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Charlotte, North Carolina and they were one of the eight original teams that began to see action in 1997. ... WNBA coach of the year ... Van Chancellor (born September 27, 1943 in Louisville, Mississippi) is a former college womens basketball coach and current head coach of the Houston Comets of the WNBA. He spent 19 successful seasons as the head coach of the University of Mississippi Lady Rebels. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ...

Collegiate

The Naismith College Player of the Year award, named for basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to college basketballs top male and female player. ... Antawn Cortez Jamison (born June 12, 1976, in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw (born August 9, 1977 in Astoria, New York) is a basketball player in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system. ... The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding mens and womens college basketball players. ... Wade Trophy is an award presented annually to the best womens college basketball player in NCAA Division I. The Wade Trophy, named after the late, three-time national champion, Delta State University coach Lily Margaret Wade. ... Ticha Penicheiro on the Sacramento Monarchs Ticha Penicheiro (full name Patrícia Nunes Penicheiro) OIH September 18, 1974 in Figueira da Foz, Portugal) is a professional basketball player in the Womens National Basketball Association. ... Old Dominion University (ODU) is a university located in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Naismith Collage Coach of the Year Award is an award given to one mens and one womens NCAA Division I collegiate coach each season since 1987. ... Bill Guthridge (born July 27, 1937) is an American basketball coach who gained notoriety for succeeding Dean Smith as head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina in 1997. ... Pat Summitt (born Patricia Sue Head on June 14, 1952 in Clarksville, Tennessee) is the winningest college basketball coach of all time. ...

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