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Katelynn Flaherty breaks Michigan women's basketball scoring record

The Michigan senior scored 23 points in the team's 74-49 loss to No. 5 Louisville on Thursday to pass Diane Dietz for most in program history.

College Basketball

An American coach and a gruesome injury inspired Chen Yue's journey

In an early September afternoon inside a UC Berkeley auxiliary practice court, 6-foot-7 Chen Yue, her uniform drenched, her breathing heavy, toiled …

College Basketball

Former Connecticut Sun GM Takes Role With Atlanta Dream

Chris Sienko had been the only general manager the Connecticut Sun ever had when he announced before the end of the 2016 season he was stepping down …


Shot, Chaser: Morgan William And Mississippi State Are Planning Their Encore

Mississippi State Bulldogs

Jim Dolan parting ways with New York Liberty was only a matter of time

The news that Madison Square Garden Company was putting the New York Liberty up for sale perhaps caught WNBA fans by surprise more for the timing …

New York Liberty

Highly-touted Satou Sabally quickly proving worth

SportsWomen's Basketball<p>Oregon Ducks Satuo Sabally (0) dribbles past a CSUN defender. Oregon basketball play against the CSUN Matadors in a preseason …

College Basketball

Women's basketball: Notre Dame thrilled to have newcomer Shepard doing her thing

<b>NEW YORK —</b> One of the first calls that Jessica Shepard made when she found out that she was granted immediate eligibility at Notre Dame was to her …

Notre Dame

Women's basketball: Wisconsin freshman Niya Beverley is off to an encouraging start

One of Niya Beverley's primary roles with the University of Wisconsin women's basketball team is to make opponents feel uncomfortable.<p>NCAA WOMEN'S …

College Basketball

Junior transfer Shepard playing big role for Notre Dame Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

South Dakota State starts out on top of mid-major rankings

The espnW mid-major rankings return, hopefully better late than never. As a refresher or an introduction, teams from conferences other than the ACC, …

College Basketball

Women's basketball: Louisville's Durr, Oregon's Ionescu both off to blazing starts

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 …

College Basketball

Women's basketball: Freshman Destiny Harden learning on the fly with West Virginia

Destiny Harden breaks into a smile when asked about her first name.<p>"I kind of believe my name fits me pretty well," the West Virginia women's …

College Basketball

MSG puts WNBA’s Liberty up for sale

The Madison Square Garden Company is seeking a buyer for the New York Liberty, the company announced Tuesday.<p>In a statement, MSG said it is actively …

Long Island

Jackpot! Las Vegas wins WNBA draft lottery

NEW YORK — Bill Laimbeer and the Las Vegas franchise hit the jackpot, winning the WNBA draft lottery on Monday.<p>“Having the first pick will help to grow a fan base and this will go a long way towards that,” Laimbeer said in a phone interview. “I’m excited that we’ll add a great piece to the …

Las Vegas

Las Vegas-based Stars win No. 1 pick in WNBA draft lottery

For the second year in a row, the former San Antonio Stars organization -- now based in Las Vegas -- will have the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft.<p>The …


Liberty coach Katie Smith on her leadership style

Katie Smith shares her thoughts on her path from college hoops star at Ohio State to WNBA legend to New York Liberty head coach.

New York Liberty

Coach’s Chair: Tony Bozzella, Seton Hall University

Tony Bozzella returned to coach the program at his alma mater, Seton Hall, in 2013. In his second season the Pirates notched a program-best 28 wins, …

College & University

FSU transfers set to lead for women's basketball this season

The winning culture of the Florida State women’s basketball program, driven by one of the most successful coaches in women’s college basketball, has …

College Basketball

New N7 EQUALITY T-Shirts Hit the Hardwood for Native American Heritage Month

It's available starting November 16 on the Nike SNKRS App, nike.com and...<p>It's available in black patent on the Nike SNKRS app, nike.com and …


Nared adjusting to leadership role for No. 14 Lady Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee guard/forward Jaime Nared says she was taken aback recently when a teammate referred to her as a "mother figure."<p>"I'm (just) 22 years old," Nared said.<p>Yet that's a role Nared has this season as one of the seniors on a Tennessee team relying heavily on a heralded …

College Basketball

Is Azurá Stevens the best Husky of them all?

The bubble is a familiar concept in college sports, that anxious limbo as a team waits to find out whether it made the NCAA tournament. Azurá Stevens …

College Basketball

Power 5 preview: Teams to watch

Last season, schools from the Power 5 conferences made up half the field in the women's NCAA tournament. The SEC led the way with eight, and that was …

College Basketball

UM’s Flaherty chasing points, looks to make point, too

CLOSE<p>UM guard Katelynn Flaherty talks about last season's WNIT title serving as motivation for this season.<p><i>Ann Arbor</i> — It will be a monumental …

College Basketball

‘The makings of an incredible class’: USC’s recruiting efforts may yield huge results

For Dawn Staley, South Carolina’s recruiting class of 2018 may be her masterpiece — or an incredible near-miss.<p>Either way, the Gamecocks will end up …

College & University

DII women's basketball: 5 teams to watch heading into 2017-18 season

The DII women’s basketball season is set to tip off. Ashland heads into the season on a 37-game winning streak, and with a bevy of returners, the …

College Basketball

Scott Rueck's No. 19 Oregon State Beavers confident despite facing 'uncertainty' after key departures

CORVALLIS -- Gill Coliseum's stands were empty Wednesday evening as Oregon State women's basketball coach Scott Rueck watched the end of practice …

College Basketball

Marie Gulich, Joanna Grymek mutually benefitting from post battles

CORVALLIS -- During practice after practice three years ago, Marie Gulich found it nearly impossible to get off her shot.<p>The 6-foot-5 Cologne, …

College Basketball

Women's basketball preview: Led by South Carolina, UConn, 2017 season tips off Friday

<b>NEW YORK —</b> It's been five years since a team other than UConn started the season as defending champions. Coach Dawn Staley and her South Carolina …

College Basketball

Oregon Ducks women’s basketball gets first shot at living up to preseason hype

Kelly Graves won’t have to wait until Pac-12 play to find out if No. 11 Oregon has what it takes to live up to all of the hype.<p>The Ducks open the …

College Basketball