Women's college basketball

March 28, 2019 - 4:42 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Hartford says women's basketball coach Kim McNeill has resigned to become the head coach at East Carolina. McNeill led the Hawks for three seasons. She compiled a 59-38 record, including 23-11 this season, which ended with a lost last week to Providence...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco, center, talks with Connecticut athletic director David Benedict, right, before an NCAA college basketball game between UConn and South Carolina, in Storrs, Conn.Aresco says the league's new media rights deal with ESPN gives the AAC a platform similar to having its own branded network. The American and ESPN announced a 12-year agreement that runs through the 2031-32 school year. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 28, 2019 - 9:53 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut is expressing reservations about a new media-rights deal that could force fans to pay an added subscription fee to watch many of the school's football and basketball games. The $1 billion, 12-year deal between the American Athletic Conference and...
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Maryland forward Stephanie Jones, left, shoots over UCLA forward Michaela Onyenwere, second from left, Maryland forward Shakira Austin (1) and UCLA forward Lajahna Drummer during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament Monday, March 25, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 25, 2019 - 9:22 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Michaela Onyenwere scored a career-high 30 points, Japreece Dean added 22 and UCLA squeezed past No. 3 seed Maryland 85-80 Monday night to earn its fourth consecutive berth in the Sweet 16 of the women's NCAA Tournament. Dean, the smallest player on the court, sank two free...
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March 23, 2019 - 10:29 am
The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violates antitrust laws by limiting education-related benefits to athletes. In a statement released early Saturday, NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said the district court "erred by giving itself...
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Belmont guard Jenny Roy grabs a rebound against South Carolina during a first-round women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek)
March 22, 2019 - 3:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Te'a Cooper scored 13 points, Alexis Jennings added 12 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded South Carolina shook off a sluggish start to pull away from No. 13 seed Belmont 74-52 on Friday in the opening round of the women's NCAA Tournament. Tyasha Harris chipped in...
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Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was revealed early thanks to a production error. The bracket was mistakenly put out by ESPN hours before the network had scheduled its...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey knew her team was going to be pretty good this season. She just didn't know how good because the Lady Bears had too many unknowns. They turned out to be the best team in the country before the NCAA Tournament, finishing as a unanimous No. 1 in the last...
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March 14, 2019 - 1:57 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer will not return for the postseason on the advice of doctors. The school said Thursday that she plans to resume her coaching duties later this year. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after Rutgers said the 70-year-old Hall of Famer...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey coaches her team against Kansas State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament in Oklahoma City, Sunday, March 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor maintained its spot as the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The Lady Bears, who have been atop the rankings for seven weeks, received all 28 first-place votes from a national media panel Monday. The Lady Bears have won 22 straight games...
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Notre Dame Coach Muffet McGraw gives Jessica Shepard (32) a high-five as she comes out of the game during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 10, 2019. Notre Dame defeated Louisville to be ACC champions. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jessica Shepard snipped the net, then gave it a twirl over her head. That's fitting — she and Notre Dame did some of their best work around the rim. Shepard had a season-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish claimed their fifth Atlantic Coast...
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