Women's college basketball

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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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen watches as guard Jasmine Brunson (21) brings the ball up against New Hampshire during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. Whalen got her first win as a coach as Minnesota won 70-47. (Aaron Lavinksy/Star Tribune via AP, File)
November 12, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Whalen has Minnesota in the AP Top 25 women's basketball poll. The first-year coach became the 39th person to play and coach a team that was ranked when her alma mater entered the women's basketball poll Monday at No. 25. Whalen is the 12th to accomplish the feat at the same...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer shouts to her players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, in Piscataway, N.J. Stringer is one victory away from becoming the fifth Division I women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 victories. She'll get her first chance to join the exclusive club Tuesday night, Nov. 13, 2018, against Central Connecticut State. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
November 12, 2018 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When C. Vivian Stringer first started coaching 46 years ago, there weren't many female African-American basketball coaches to turn to for advice. So she looked elsewhere. "Everyone that was helping me was men," she said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. "Men like John...
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File-This March 31, 2018, file photo shows Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw responding to a question during a news conference for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. College basketball season's starting earlier and earlier and that's something top coaches McGraw and Geno Auriemma aren't thrilled about it. A sport that used to begin practice around Oct. 15 and have its first games at Thanksgiving is now beginning nearly three weeks sooner. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, will be the first day of games with nearly 100 women's contests scheduled and nearly 150 men's ones as well. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 06, 2018 - 2:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — College basketball season begins Tuesday — the earliest it's ever started. Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma aren't thrilled about that, either. A sport that used to start official practice around Oct. 15 and have its first games at Thanksgiving is now beginning nearly three weeks...
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United States coach Dawn Staley gives instructions to her players during the Women's basketball World Cup final match between Australia and the U.S.A. in Tenerife, Spain, Sunday Sept. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez)
October 01, 2018 - 2:16 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Dawn Staley knows the pressure that comes with coaching USA Basketball. It's gold medal or bust. She experienced it first as a player with the U.S., then as an assistant and now as the team's head coach. She's been successful in each position, helping the...
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Sue Bird of the United States, left, lifts the trophy as Queen Letizia applauds after winning the Women's Basketball World Cup final match against Australia in Tenerife, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Gutierrez)
September 30, 2018 - 5:55 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third straight World Cup championship. The longtime USA Basketball teammates had accomplished another piece of history together. The pair has been a key part of all three titles and...
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The Australian team celebrate their victory over Spain, in the Women's basketball World Cup semi final match between Spain and Australia in Tenerife, Spain, Saturday Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo Andres Gutierrez)
September 30, 2018 - 6:06 am
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — It's medal day at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. The U.S. will face Australia for the gold medal on Sunday night. The Americans have won the last two golds with the Opals winning their lone championship in 2006. The U.S. will need to find a way to...
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