Stories tagged: women's college basketball
Sat., March 31, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Vic Schaefer and his Mississippi State Bulldogs carry a constant reminder of how far they went in the women’s NCAA Tournament last year, and what must still be done.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale’s jumper from the corner with 1 second left lifted Notre Dame to a 91-89 overtime victory over UConn on Friday night in the national semifinals.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Oregon backup forward Oti Gildon got a big lift out of playing in her home town. Then she channeled that energy into a big performance for the Oregon Ducks on …
Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Four of the five Notre Dame starters reached double-figure scoring in the Irish’s win over Texas A&M. But Irish coach Muffet McGraw called a basket by injured Kathryn Westbeld the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Ruthy Hebard had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Sabrina Ionescu just missed another triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, and second-seeded Oregon beat No. 11 seed Central …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
It’s been the Notre Dame women’s basketball team’s modus operandi this season – few hands do most of the heavy lifting.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place – the Elite Eight.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
That the upstate New York crowd wasn’t rooting for South Carolina didn’t matter one bit to A’ja Wilson. Her imposing presence inside and her booming voice proved enough for the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
Asia Durr had 24 points, Myisha Hines-Allen added 17 and top-seeded Louisville rolled past No. 4 seed Stanford 86-59 on Friday night in the women’s NCAA Tournament Lexington Region semifinal.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Jordin Canada scored 22 points, putting second-seeded UCLA on her back in the fourth quarter, and the Bruins beat Texas 84-75 on Friday night to avenge a Sweet 16 loss …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Mechanical issues with Oregon’s plane Thursday night kept the Ducks in Eugene until Friday morning.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Notre Dame’s injuries have been well chronicled this season. With just seven healthy scholarship players, coach Muffet McGraw has changed her approach to practices.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Sue Guevara, coach of 11th-seeded Central Michigan, expected to hear about how her team would handle its underdog status – that is, being the Cinderella team of the Spokane Regional.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Meeting in the NCAA Tournament isn’t new for Notre Dame and Texas A&M. Even if it’s been a few years.
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu soaks up advice from former Gonzaga stars Courtney Vandersloot, John Stockton
Kelly Graves had a special player at Gonzaga and now he has another at Oregon.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Marie Gulich had 26 points, Kat Tudor added 16 and sixth-seeded Oregon State shot 58 percent in the second half to upset No. 2 seed Baylor 72-67 on Friday night …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Teaira McCowan still scored 24 points on perfect shooting, pulled down 15 rebounds and generally made life miserable for the Wolfpack, and helped the top-seeded Bulldogs breeze to a 71-57 …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Funny, this doesn’t feel like the junior half of the Spokane Regional bracket.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Oti Gildon cut her basketball teeth in several gyms across Spokane. She’s looking forward to playing for the first time in Spokane’s biggest venue.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Dawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks did more than just prepare for their opening-round games in the women’s NCAA Tournament. They did everything they could to make sure people …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Mercer is back in the women’s rankings for the first time in 38 years. The Bears, riding a 24-game winning streak, entered The Associated Press women’s Top 25 at No. …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Napheesa Collier scored 26 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 22 to lead UConn to a 124-43 rout of Wichita State on Saturday, for the second-most lopsided win in Huskies’ …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Roshunda Johnson scored 22 points and No. 2 Mississippi State stayed undefeated with a 98-50 victory at Florida on Thursday night.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Stanford’s 17-year run in the Top 25 is over. The Cardinal on Monday fell out of The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time since the 2001 season, …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
A’ja Wilson wouldn’t let Dawn Staley’s homecoming be spoiled. Wilson had 28 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks to help No. 4 South Carolina (11-1) rout Temple (8-4) 87-60 on …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
The Washington women’s basketball team, which completed the greatest three-year run in the history of the program, was picked to finish last in the Pac-12 by conference coaches in a …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Mike Neighbors is coming home after Arkansas hired him to coach the women’s basketball team Monday.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Kaela Davis scored 23 points, A’ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish Monday night to win the …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over visiting Syracuse in the Bridgeport Region on Monday …