2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
15-19, 5th in Western
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32dMechelle Voepel

Nancy Fahey out to take Illini to next level

While her career path may be a bit unorthodox, Nancy Fahey is hopeful her many years of success coaching at Division III Washington University in St. Louis can be replicated at Illinois.

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33dMechelle Voepel

Top 10 moments in women's basketball in 2017

Championship runs by South Carolina and the Lynx. Win streaks and 1,000-win clubs. Scoring phenoms and the most memorable shot of the year. Mechelle Voepel recaps the biggest moments of 2017.

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Bird & Cash on Geno Auriemma's 1K win

WNBA Champions & former UConn standouts Swin Cash and Sue Bird discuss Geno Auriemma's career, coaching style and impact on their lives in lieu of his 1000th win.

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39dKatie Barnes

Sue Bird practices with the Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Storm point guard broke down the huddle, hugged Russell Wilson, called plays -- and, well, tried to return some punts.

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Bird, Taurasi headline U.S. women's hoops pool

Eleven members of the 2016 Olympic team that won a sixth consecutive gold medal for the Americans are in the pool of 29 players that was announced Thursday.

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Auriemma calls Stewart's abuse 'tragic' (1:36)
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88dGraham Hays

Bird, Irving join Auriemma in UConn coach's new podcast

From discussing why Kyrie Irving questioned whether the Earth is flat to Sue Bird getting Geno Auriemma to share why the movie "Whiplash" resonates with him, the point guards had plenty to say in the first installment of the UConn coach's new podcast.

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91dMechelle Voepel

Why Hughes might be exactly the coach that the Storm need

After some time away from the WNBA, Dan Hughes has a sense of urgency and a fresh, energized outlook as he takes over a Storm team he believes already has all the core pieces needed to win.

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92dMary Ullmer

Murray's big day ends with homage to Stewie

Latavius Murray had his best day yet as a Viking, running for 113 yards against the Ravens. Afterward, he rocked a Breanna Stewart jersey in the Minnesota locker room.

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Mercury pull away late to topple Storm (0:53)
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Stewart keeping Storm in the game (0:24)
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Griner beats the shot clock off inbounds pass (0:26)
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Taurasi reaches 1,000 career playoff points (0:32)
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Griner playing strong on both sides of the court (0:30)
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139dRiley Foreman

WNBA BPI: Mystics, Mercury favored in first round

Washington went 1-4 to close the regular season. But the WNBA Basketball Power Index gives the Mystics a 52 percent chance to advance to the second round -- and predicts that both first-round games will be close scores.

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140dMechelle Voepel

Why Dallas and Phoenix are first-round favorites

The WNBA playoffs tip off Wednesday on ESPN2 with a pair of single-elimination games. The Mercury, the strongest of the four teams in the first round, and the Wings are expected to continue their regular-season dominance over the Storm and Mystics.

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Bird making history is not enough for Seattle (0:58)

Team Stats

Points Per Game82.6
Rebounds Per Game31.0
Assists Per Game20.2

Team History

YEARWLPCT
20171519.441
20161618.471
20151024.294
20141222.353
20131717.500