Women's college basketball

Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) goes up for a shot and is fouled by Seton Hall's Shadeen Samuels (24) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. UConn won 99-61. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
December 08, 2018 - 3:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson says she's been working on becoming a more complete player, which really means improving her rebounding. The 6-foot-3 senior pulled down 16 boards Saturday to go with her 26 points and led UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton...
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Notre Dame forward Jessica Shepard (32) drives to the basket between Toledo guard Mariella Santucci (3) and center Kaayla McIntyre (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
December 08, 2018 - 2:01 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points as No. 2 Notre Dame topped Toledo 72-56 on Saturday, bouncing back after its loss to Connecticut last weekend. Jessica Shepard scored 16 points and had eight rebounds. Jackie Young had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Irish (8-1), who pulled...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, former Connecticut basketball great Rebecca Lobo waves to the crowd after receiving her Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ring during a ceremony prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and California, in Storrs, Conn. Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo. The numbers 34 and 50 will become the first retired by the school during a ceremony in March. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, File)
December 07, 2018 - 1:27 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo. The numbers 34 and 50 will become the first retired by the school during a ceremony in March. The university says it's an honor reserved for Hall of Famers. In 2017, Lobo was the first...
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Connecticut's Christyn Williams (13) drives in next to Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
December 02, 2018 - 7:32 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Geno Auriemma believes there's a lot to like about Connecticut's latest star in the making, freshman Christyn Williams. Williams scored 16 of her season-high 28 points in the first quarter to help the No. 2 Huskies dominate No. 1 Notre Dame 89-71 on Sunday. "Christyn adds a...
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December 01, 2018 - 1:58 am
There's been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women's college basketball over the past decade than the one between Notre Dame and UConn. From Breanna Stewart's dominance of the Irish in the Final Four while UConn won four straight national championships to Arike Ogunbowale's last-second...
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Notre Dame's Jackie Young, front left, and Gonzaga's Zykera Rice vie for the ball that went out of play during the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Vancouver, on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 22, 2018 - 5:46 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Muffet McGraw got right to the point after No. 1 Notre Dame's 81-65 victory over Gonzaga on Thursday in the first game of the Vancouver Showcase. "We didn't come out with any kind of emotion at all. We didn't execute, turned the ball over, gave up a lot of...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, left, breaks away from DePaul's Rebekah Dahlman during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
November 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina's run in the top 10 in women's hoops is over. The Gamecocks fell out of the first 10 teams in the AP women's basketball poll on Monday after being ranked that high for the past 89 consecutive weeks dating back to Jan. 6, 2014. It was the third longest active streak...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, center, goes to the basket between DePaul's Dee Bekelja, left, and Kelly Campbell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
November 17, 2018 - 3:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jackie Young had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 and No. 1 Notre Dame beat No. 15 DePaul 101-77 on Saturday. The defending NCAA champions passed their first big test and gave coach Muffet McGraw her 891st career victory. The Irish (3-0) went from trailing by...
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In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco. On the five-year anniversary of then-5-year-old Miles Scott capturing the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as Batkid, his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last, the fifth-grader is thriving. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
November 15, 2018 - 9:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as "Batkid" — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 10:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached...
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