Women's college basketball

March 13, 2017 - 6:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is traveling West for the NCAA Tournament — again. The Gamecocks earned their fourth straight No. 1 seed, heading up the Stockton, California, regional in the brackets announced Monday night. South Carolina (27-4) opens play Friday against 16th-seeded UNC...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, the Connecticut women's basketball team pose with the American Athletic Conference championship trophy after defeating South Florida in an NCAA college basketball game tournament final in Uncasville, Conn. UConn finishes the season at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the 14th time in school history. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 13, 2017 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn's drive for five will begin at home. Winners of 107 straight games, coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies won't have to leave the state of Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament until the Final Four as they try for an unprecedented fifth consecutive national championship. The top...
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South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson (22) holds the trophy as she celebrates with teammates after defeating Mississippi State in an NCAA college basketball game during the Southeastern Conference tournament on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Greenville, S.C. Wilson was named the tournament MVP. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
March 08, 2017 - 12:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A'ja Wilson of South Carolina repeated as player of the year, Alabama freshman Jordan Lewis took the newcomer award and Missouri's Robin Pingeton claimed the coaching honor on The Associated Press All-Southeastern women's basketball team announced Wednesday. Wilson was a unanimous...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, center, talks to his team during a timeout during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Central Florid in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 06, 2017 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn continues its run at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while Creighton is ranked for the first time in 25 years. The Huskies (31-0), who have been No. 1 for 14 straight weeks, have 106 consecutive victories. They play in the American Athletic Conference...
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Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma stands on the sideline during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Tulane in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
February 20, 2017 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years. Temple entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday at No. 23. It's the team's first appearance since March 13, 2006...
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Indian Pacers Glenn Robinson III participates in the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 18, 2017 - 10:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, giving...
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Texas guard Joyner Holmes (24) shoots against Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Texas won 85-79. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
February 06, 2017 - 9:38 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Joyner Holmes drove for the tiebreaking layup with a minute left and 11th-ranked Texas held on to win its 17th consecutive game, 85-79 at Baylor on Monday night to end the second-ranked Lady Bears' 21-game winning streak and give them their first home loss in nearly three years...
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Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer is greeted by fans as she enters the court before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Southern California on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 03, 2017 - 10:02 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer became just the second NCAA women's coach to reach 1,000 career victories Friday night, when No. 8 Stanford beat USC 58-42 to give the Hall of Famer a major milestone to share with the home crowd at Maples Pavilion. VanDerveer joined the late Pat Summitt, a...
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February 03, 2017 - 6:03 pm
Women's basketball now has its own version of "Deflategate." Or in this case, call it "Inflategate." The College of Charleston women's team unknowingly has been playing home games and practicing with men's basketballs all season long. They suspected something was up, and recently it caught up with...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) collides with East Carolina's Khadidja Toure during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Greenville, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 24, 2017 - 7:58 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gabby Williams had a triple-double and No. 1 UConn extended its NCAA-record winning streak to 94 games by beating East Carolina 91-44 on Tuesday night. Williams finished with 16 points and tied career highs with 16 rebounds and 10 assists in the fifth triple-double in...
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