Pac-10 Women's Basketball Featured on National Podcast

Nov. 2, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the launch of a new weekly podcast entitled 'Shootaround with Beth and Debbie'. The highly-respected tandem of Beth Mowins and Debbie Antonelli will co-host the 30-minute weekly show, expected to launch at on November 14, 2007.

Prior to the national launch, 'Shootaround with Beth and Debbie' will air conference previews on six of the nation's powerhouse conference websites, including the Pac-10.

The ground-breaking podcast will provide in-depth coverage of women's basketball every week on the national level in order to create awareness of women's basketball and grow the game. Designed like a sports talk-radio show, the podcast will feature insightful commentary, news, interviews, trivia and much more.

'I am excited to give hard core, passionate basketball fans like me aplatformto talk hoops. This show will be informative, fun and edgy.Our goal is to help the game grow in interest and popularity,' Antonelli said.'Mowins and I will havefungiving fans aweekly fix on the happeningsinsidethe women's game.'

Mowins jokingly adds, 'And I look forward to being the consummate point guard bydistributing the ball, directing traffic and controlling the microphones so Debbie doesn't talk too much.'

Mowins and Antonelli cover over 100 women's basketball games each year in leagues across the country. Feel free to email them at to submit questions for the show, ideas for discussion or general feedback.

Founded in 1981, the WBCA promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For additional information about the WBCA, please visit

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Pac-10 Women's Basketball Podcast Preview: (Available Mon., Nov. 5) Go to Click on 'iTunes Podcasts Click Here!' underneath the student-athlete blog in the right-hand column. An iTunes browser will open and allow you to click on the file name 'Shoot Around.' In addition to iTunes, the podcast will be available in 'All-Access' on the Pac-10 website, located directly underneath the iTunes graphic.

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