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TCU women don't view their consecutive Top 25 wins as upsets

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — After the TCU women pulled off what many considered a huge upset over Texas, top scorer Amy Okonkwo and the Horned Frogs quickly followed that up with another big win.<p>"We enjoyed that game for what it was and then right back to work, and business as usual," fourth-year …

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Three undefeated teams in women's basketball all projected No. 1 seeds in NCAA's first reveal of top 16

The three undefeated teams in women's college basketball -- UConn, Mississippi State, and Louisville -- are all projected No. 1 seeds in the NCAA's …

College Basketball

Baylor's No. 3 seed is biggest shocker in NCAA's first reveal

The surprises were few in the NCAA Division I women's basketball committee's initial reveal of its top 16 teams Thursday. But there was one clear …

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South Salem's Katie McWilliams fills many roles for OSU women's basketball team

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Australian Lauren Mills makes unique journey to Iowa State women's basketball

CLOSE<p>Meet the newest member of the Iowa State women's team: Lauren Mills.<p>AMES, Ia. — On Christmas Day, Lauren Mills loaded her bags onto a plane and …

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Jazmine Jones' infectious energy invigorates Louisville women's basketball

CLOSE<p>Louisville is looking like one of the top teams in the country this season. Cards fans, if you're not on the bandwagon yet, it's time to hop …

College Basketball

Sophomore standout Harris taking women’s basketball to unfamiliar heights

Sophomore Jasmyne Harris became the first Cougar to be named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week since the program moved to the …

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Women's basketball players of the week: Asia Durr leads Louisville to first No. 2 ranking

Every week, NCAA.com's Starting Five will bring you a look at some of the top women's basketball players in the country. Here are the standout …

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Michelle Smith Feature: Pac-12 Women's Basketball sophomores shine

The sophomores are set to rule the Pac-12 now and into the future.<p>Four of the top six scorers in the conference are second-year stars, who are …

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Smith rediscovers role for surging Tigers

It was arguably the worst half of basketball the Missouri women’s team has played this season.<p>On Jan. 4, the Tigers, then ranked No. 15 in the nation …

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Notre Dame women's basketball ramps up work, braces for Tennessee

SOUTH BEND — The boys are back in town — and the girls are counting on being better for it.<p>The Notre Dame women’s basketball team regained its men’s …

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OSU women's basketball: Washington happy to do what Beavers need

Coming off back-to-back road losses, Oregon State was struggling once again last Friday night against then-No. 18 Arizona State inside Gill …

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Pitts making early impact for Gophers women's basketball

Freshman Destiny Pitts has reached double figures in points 12 times this season and has four double-doubles.

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She left U-Conn. — and became college basketball’s leading rebounder at George Mason

It’s a 15-minute drive from Natalie Butler’s home to George Mason’s campus, making the school’s basketball facilities as familiar as the living room couch. Butler’s dad has a membership to the RAC, the school’s Recreation and Athletic Complex. She and her younger brother visited the gym dozens and …

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Keep room in your heart for Jackie Stiles as she battles cancer

Even as harmonic convergences in the world of sports go, the story of Jackie Stiles and the Missouri State’s women’s basketball run to the 2001 Final …

College Basketball

Nebraska women break through to knock off No. 20 Iowa

An improved season for the Nebraska women’s basketball season had still been missing something, but not anymore.<p>Nebraska defeated No. 20 Iowa 74-65 …

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Liz Cambage to return to WNBA with Dallas Wings after season end with Melbourne Boomers

Liz Cambage to return to WNBA with Dallas Wings after season end with Melbourne Boomers<p>couriermail.com.au<p>large<p>wbbdaily<p>0 notes<p>17 January, 2018<p>blog …

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Ruthy Hebard: Outstanding as a freshman and still going strong in year two

In the words of Oregon women’s basketball head coach Kelly Graves, sophomore forward Ruthy Hebard is “a nightmare for defenses.”“If you don’t double …

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Consistent Teana Muldrow helps drive Mountaineers

After a terrific run through the Big 12 tournament last season to win the title, West Virginia's women's basketball team had high aspirations for …

College Basketball

Top-ranked UConn survives upset bid from No. 9 Texas

Geno Auriemma said he was proud of his players and sounded like he meant it. The top of his dress shirt unbuttoned as he spoke on the court, he …

College Basketball

Women's college basketball: TCU topples top dogs to earn Team of the Week title

TCU served notice of NCAA tournament contention by scoring consecutive wins over ranked teams for just the second time ever as the Horned Frogs …

College Basketball

Oregon, Oregon State's rankings make latest women's hoops Civil Wars a rarity

Friday and Sunday's Civil Wars mark the first time the rivalry has featured two ranked teams since 1981.

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Sixth MVP: Stress fractures can't slow Suzy Batkovic

Townsville Fire star Suzy Batkovic has overcome injury to claim her sixth WNBL most valuable player award.<p>The 37-year-old centre polled 117 out of a …

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Marshall girls basketball coach Dorothy Gaters featured in Nike's new 'Equality' campaign

“Equality. It looks like boys and girls playing together; black and white kids interacting.”<p>Marshall girls basketball coach <b>Dorothy Gaters</b> offers those words of wisdom as well as other insights — gleaned from coaching the Commandos, summer camps and clinics for 43 years — in a new Nike short film …

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Michigan’s Katelynn Flaherty will tell you how to score like she does

COLLEGE PARK, MD – JANUARY 19: Katelynn Flaherty<p>Katelynn Flaherty arrives home after a frustrating day and immediately grabs her phone.<p>Many athletes …

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Sharp-shooting Flaherty leaving quite a legacy at Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — With just over a minute remaining in the second half and the shot clock in single digits, Katelynn Flaherty sized up her defender. It was none other than Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State's preseason All-American and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year.<p>Flaherty started a drive to …

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Ionescu is about more than just those triple-doubles

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The video scoreboard at Matthew Knight Arena showed short vignettes featuring Oregon players musing about their possible superhero names.<p>Sabrina Ionescu's? "Super Sabrina." Afterward, she laughed about it. "That's what it was?" she asked incredulously.<p>But to some, her career …

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Ohio State women's basketball | Linnae Harper's offense helps spread scoring load

Senior guard Kelsey Mitchell tweaked her ankle in an overtime win over Michigan on Jan. 7, and through grit and a little bit of ice managed to work …

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