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Rep ‘Marike,’ the dynamic duo that is Marina Mabrey and Arike Ogunbowale

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Arike Ogunbowale scores 22 as Dallas Wings beat Phoenix Mercury

PHOENIX — Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points, Marina Mabrey added 14 and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-81 on Tuesday night. Mabrey scored on a driving layup with 11.1 seconds left and Ogunbowale added a pair of free throws with 6.9 seconds, each time extending the Wings (4-5) to a four-point lead.
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Arike Ogunbowale, Wings Hand Storm Second Loss of Season

Mark Cuban on Rick Carlisle: ‘You Don’t Make a Change to Make a Change’. Each time the Dallas Wings and Seattle Storm step out onto the court together, a Grade-A thriller is bound to transpire. The past two matchups have seen game-tying and game-winning shots by Seattle’s Jewell Loyd but,...

Arike Ogunbowale Interview: WNBA Mt Rushmore - Road Trippin’

On this week’s episode of FanDuel’s Road Trippin’, Allie Clifton, Richard Jefferson, and Channing Frye have Dallas Wings guard out of the WNBA Arike Ogunbowale on the show. The crew discusses playing in the WNBA and Ogunbowale’s time in the NCAA at the prestigious University of Notre Dame. The crew asks Arike Ogunbowale who she thinks is on the “Mount Rushmore” of players from the Women’s National Basketball Association. Arike gives kudos to Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, Sheryl Swoops, and Candace Parker. However, she thinks there are some current WNBA players that can make waves when their careers are finished.

MyCover: Arike Ogunbowale Is Redefining What It Means To Be A Superstar

Growing up, the Ogunbowale kids competed any way they could. In their Milwaukee backyard, older brothers Dare and Mario cobbled together scrimmages in everything from soccer to tackle football to basketball, often inviting their cousin, Diamond, over to get in on the fun. The boys would roll around on the grass and take the “football” out of tackle football, but always made sure not to hurt the youngest, their sister Arike, lest they get an earful or worse from their father. Despite being the youngest Arike never backed down, taking part in all of the “ridiculous” challenges Dare concocted and, for the most part, dominating. They all got their athletic edge from their parents, with dad a rugby player in Europe and mom a highly-regarded softball player at DePaul.

Arike Ogunbowale on the Youth Olympic Games

Joe Johnson shares his thoughts on the challenges of 3x3 basketball. Arike Ogunbowale is 62-3 in games played for USA Basketball, including a 26-1 in five-on-five competitions and a 36-2 as a member of 3x3 national teams. Paige Bueckers has won four gold medals, played for five USA Basketball national...

Wings' Arike Ogunbowale hits game-winning 3 to shock Storm

Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points -- including the deciding 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining -- as the Dallas Wings roared from behind in the fourth quarter to defeat the Seattle Storm 68-67 on Sunday in Everett, Wash. Dallas trailed by seven points heading into the final period but rallied to...