Women's college basketball

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, file photo ,Maryland head coach Brenda Frese cheers on her team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana in Bloomington, Ind. Ranked fourth in the country after going 30-2 and being crowned Big Ten champions for a third consecutive year, Maryland was stunned and disappointed to receive a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament. (AP Photo/Sam Riche, File)
March 14, 2017 - 2:51 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ranked No. 4 in the country after going 30-2 and being crowned Big Ten champions for a third consecutive year, Maryland was stunned and disappointed to receive a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament. As if that wasn't insulting enough, the Terrapins' path the Final Four is...
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FILe - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma gestures to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida in the American Athletic Conference tournament finals 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 - 8:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's players heard all the talk. Following four straight national championships, this would be a rebuilding season. After Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck went 1-3 in the WNBA draft, even coach Geno Auriemma suggested this year's Huskies could lose six games...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 5, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame's Lindsay Allen, left, moves the ball up court against the defense of Duke's Crystal Primm, right, during the second half of an NCAA college championship basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at the HTC Center in Conway, S.C. Notre Dame earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season Monday, March 13, although this one came a little harder than the others. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
March 13, 2017 - 8:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Muffet McGraw is hoping the three losses Notre Dame sustained during the regular season have will have the Fighting Irish better prepared for adversity they will face in the NCAA Tournament. "We've been in some real battles and I think it really helped. I think the...
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March 13, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season Monday night, although this one came a little harder than the others. The second-ranked Fighting Irish (30-3) are the top seed in the Lexington Regional with three defeats, the most losses...
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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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