Women's basketball

FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed at mid-court before Albany's practice for a second-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. A judge has ruled against the NCAA in a federal antitrust lawsuit, saying football and basketball players should be permitted to receive more compensation from schools but only if the benefits are tied to education. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
March 09, 2019 - 12:05 am
The NCAA was able to claim victory Friday night after a judge ruled against the governing body for college sports in a federal antitrust lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, California, said college football and men's and women's basketball players competing at the NCAA's highest...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 08, 2019 - 5:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn All-American Katie Lou Samuelson will not play in the American Athletic Conference tournament this weekend because of a back injury suffered last Saturday against Houston. The 6-foot-3 senior, who was voted to the conference's first team on Friday, is averaging 18.9...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) shoots against North Carolina's Paris Kea (22) during the first half of an Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament NCAA college basketball game in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — No. 4 Notre Dame got back to winning in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament — and also got some revenge on North Carolina. Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and the Fighting Irish beat the Tar Heels 95-77 on Friday in a quarterfinal. Brianna Turner had 24 points and 10...
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Tennessee's Zaay Green, left, celebrates with Evina Westbrook during the second half of an women's Southeastern conference NCAA college basketball tournament game against LSU Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 07, 2019 - 4:18 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Evina Westbrook and Rennia Davis combined for 39 points, 27 in the second half, and Tennessee edged LSU 69-66 in a critical second-round game of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. Both teams are considered on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. A win was...
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Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) grabs a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 05, 2019 - 10:38 am
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan has been voted the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Vic Schaefer is the SEC coach of the year. The 16-member media panel made McCowan a unanimous first-team all-SEC selection. She was joined on the squad by Mississippi State...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey thanks Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) as she head to the bench in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Waco, Texas. Baylor defeated Oklahoma State 76-44. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
March 04, 2019 - 7:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor, Louisville, Notre Dame and UConn are the No. 1 seeds in the second NCAA Top 16 reveal. The Lady Bears remained the No. 1 overall team and would be the top seed in the Greensboro Region, according to the potential seedings revealed Monday night. The Cardinals would be the No...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn overcame an early double-digit deficit and an injury to an All-American in rolling to another American Athletic Conference win. Napheesa Collier celebrated senior day by scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead the Huskies over Houston 83-61 on Saturday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph yells to her bench during an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph says the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that Georgia Tech "failed to provide any explanation" for the suspension. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said Thursday the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press...
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Connecticut associate head coach Chris Dailey, right, gives orders to Crystal Dangerfield during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla., on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Head coach Geno Auriemma missed the game due to illness. (AP Photo/Dave Crenshaw)
February 26, 2019 - 10:56 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he will miss his second consecutive game with a stomach virus. The second-ranked Huskies (25-2, 13-0 American Athletic Conference) face Wichita State on the road Tuesday night. The Hall of Famer issued a statement saying he...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Rutgers won, 73-65. Coach Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
February 26, 2019 - 2:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched...
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