Thompson, Whalen lead wave of female coaching hires
They're two of the greatest WNBA players, but there are no guarantees for success for Virginia coach Tina Thompson or Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen.
No. 1 Samantha Brunelle chooses Notre Dame
The Irish's national title was just the clincher for No. 1 junior Samantha Brunelle, who gave her verbal commitment Sunday.
Arike Ogunbowale wants to get back to winning
Notre Dame's sharpshooter has lived the life of a rock star, but Ogunbowale is focused on repeating as NCAA champ.
Sky, Wings, Fever and Aces earn top marks in WNBA draft
Which teams helped themselves the most in the WNBA draft? Chicago, Dallas, Indiana and Las Vegas lead the way in our draft grades.
The big winners of the WNBA draft.
Rebecca Lobo, LaChina Robinson and Ryan Ruocco dig deep into which teams came away with the best talent in the WNBA draft.
Par for the course? Delle Donne and Biden
WNBA star Elena Delle Donne and former vice president Joe Biden hit the same course at the same time.
DeShields knows she has plenty to prove in the WNBA
Diamond DeShields, the third pick in the draft, knows critics aren't sold on her yet. But she brings a new outlook back from a pro season in Turkey.
Sky select DeShields, Williams with back-to-back picks.
The Chicago Sky take Diamond DeShields from Tennessee with the 3rd overall pick and follow it up by selecting Gabby Williams out of UConn with the 4th pick.
WNBA draft class embraces new sisterhood
Most of the players came to New York as strangers, but the WNBA's 2018 draft class left with a tight bond, from sharing meals to memes.
Every pick from the 2018 WNBA draft
A'ja Wilson, Kelsey Mitchell and Diamond DeShields went with the top three picks. Check out every selection from all three rounds.
Storm select UCLA's Canada with 5th overall pick.
The Seattle Storm select Jordin Canada with the 5th overall pick, who will share the backcourt with Sue Bird and "try to learn everything" she can from the veteran point guard.
South Carolina's Wilson goes No. 1 in 2018 WNBA draft.
The Las Vegas Aces select A'ja Wilson from the University of South Carolina with the first pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft.
Russia's Maria Vadeeva could be the steal of the WNBA draft
Like many international players, Maria Vadeeva might miss part of the WNBA season due to national team commitments. But her talent is undeniable.
Slideshow: No. 1 prospects through the years
Samantha Brunelle, the top 2019 prospect, is next in a long line of high school (and beyond) superstars.
How Christine Monjer markets the Vegas Aces
As the Las Vegas Aces prepare for their WNBA debut, it's up to Christine Monjer to find a way to market the team.
Stewart: 'Notre Dame is not afraid of UConn.'
Former UConn basketball star Breanna Stewart joins SportsNation and addresses why she thinks the Huskies fell short to the Fighting Irish in this year's Final Four.
Home-grown legacy A'ja Wilson is ready to bring down a new house in the WNBA
She used to hate basketball. Now she's the biggest star in women's hoops -- and A'ja Wilson is still discovering her powers.
Prospect follows in Maya Moore's footsteps
Javyn Nicholson, the top prospect at Collins Hill since Maya Moore, doesn't need to look far for inspiration.
NCAA champion Irish lead women's basketball's way-too-early top 25
Notre Dame leads the way in our first look at 2018-19. So where does that leave Final Four participants UConn, Mississippi State and Louisville?
Arike Ogunbowale meets Kobe Bryant on 'Ellen'
The Notre Dame guard finally got to meet her idol, and he had a little something for her.
SportsCenter: Top 10 plays of NCAA women's basketball season.
From the opening tip to the last shot of Notre Dame's championship run, SportsCenter recaps the 10 most amazing plays of the women's basketball season.
Splash and dash for No. 1 Archbishop Mitty
No. 1 Archbishop Mitty started the season at the beach and was buoyed by a stop at a fountain.
South Carolina's Wilson wins Wooden award.
South Carolina's A'ja Wilson says she feels goosebumps as she accepts the John R. Wooden Women's Player of the Year award.
Around the Rim: Notre Dame's championship
LaChina Robinson puts a cap on the college basketball season as national champs Arike Ogunbowale and coach Muffet McGraw join the show.
WNBA free-agency winners and losers
With the draft just around the corner, we analyze all the free-agency signings, trades, coaching changes and offseason moves.
Playing in the American Athletic Conference hurts UConn in the postseason
Playing in the American Athletic Conference, where the Huskies are 101-0, does not prepare them for close games against elite opponents.
Yes, the Women's Final Four was the best ever
With all four No. 1 seeds, it could have ended in a predictable Final Four. Instead, this past weekend was the best women's college basketball has ever seen.
Family of the Final Four
Through overtimes, buzzer-beaters, heartbreak and glory, players and coaches at the NCAA women's basketball Final Four leaned on each other.
NCCU offers to pay for education of players who lost scholarships
Seven players will receive funding if they decide to remain at the school after coach yanked their grants.
Irish's Ogunbowale hits shot of a lifetime ... again
Arike Ogunbowale had struggled with her shot all game, and Notre Dame's final play was designed for a teammate. So how did Ogunbowale, confidence never wavering, end up hitting the greatest last-second shot in championship game history?
Ogunbowale's 'Mamba Mentality' leads Notre Dame to title.
Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale drains not one, but both of Notre Dame's game-winning shots in the final seconds to lead the Fighting Irish to a national championship.
Jackson: Opals, Boomers on the rise
From Liz Cambage's potential to rising star Ezi Magbegor, Lauren Jackson believes the future has never been brighter for Australian hoops.
Unlikely shot brings unlikely title to Notre Dame
When it appeared Notre Dame had no shot, after losing four players to injury this season, the Irish regrouped and willed their way to their first national championship since 2001.
Notre Dame wins title on Ogunbowale's 3-pointer.
The Fighting Irish overcome a double-digit deficit in the second half and Arike Ogunbowale nails a 3-pointer in the final second to give Notre Dame their first national championship since 2001.
Sports stars clamoring to congratulate Arike Ogunbowale.
The NCAA Tourney hero talks to Michelle Beadle about the outpouring of support she has seen from NFL players to her idol, Kobe Bryant.
Notre Dame makes right adjustments
The Notre Dame coach got her players calmed down, focused and back on track at halftime to overcome the largest deficit in NCAA championship game history.
McGraw calls Ogunbowale's winning shot a miracle.
Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw says her team came out with a new belief in the second half, which led them to the comeback win in the national championship game.
McGraw: Thrilling Final Four phenomenal for women's basketball.
Notre Dame head coach Muffett McGraw said she couldn't believe it when Arike Ogunbowale's game-winning shot went in, but the excitement of the last two games are great for the game.
Bulldogs fall short in title game for second straight season
Though the Bulldogs will graduate four starters, coach Vic Schaefer has built the program into a national contender in a short time.
Schaefers react to heartbreaking loss in title game.
While Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer took responsibility for his team's loss to Notre Dame, his daughter, senior guard Blair, says it wasn't his fault and is proud of her dad.
McCowan comments on tough loss to Notre Dame.
Junior Teaira McCowan joins SEC Network's Nell Fortner to discuss the Bulldogs' performance in the national title game.
Edniesha Curry joins Maine men's basketball coaching staff
Edniesha Curry is the only woman currently holding a full-time position as an assistant coach for a men's NCAA Division I basketball team.
More heroics from Ogunbowale cap Irish's comeback
For the second straight game, Arike Ogunbowale hit the game-winning shot, this one with 0.1 seconds left, as Notre Dame overcame a 15-point deficit to knock off Mississippi State and win the program's second title.
Notre Dame hoist national championship trophy.
The Irish receive the women's NCAA national championship trophy 17 years to the day after their last national title.
Ogunbowale: Game winner 'just felt right.'
Arike Ogunbowale explains she practices game-winning situations all the time, which helped her make two big shots to lead Notre Dame to a national championship.
Ogunbowale does it again.
Arike Ogunbowale's game-winning shot in the final seconds of the national title game is reminiscent of her clutch shot against UConn in the semifinals on Friday.
Female assistants have big presence in Final Four
As high profile as the head coaches are in Columbus, the coaching staffs at their disposal are no less impressive. Eleven of 12 assistant coaches are women.
Young joins Notre Dame lore with epic semifinal
With a 32-point, 11-rebound double-double in a Final Four win over UConn, Jackie Young put herself among Notre Dame's greats like Skylar Diggins and Jewell Loyd. And alongside Marina Mabrey and Arike Ogunbowale, Young's Fighting Irish may win a title.
Around the Rim: Live at the Final Four
During a live presentation of Around the Rim, A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart and Briann January chat with hosts LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby.
Thompson calls Hall of Fame election 'overwhelming.'
Four-time WNBA Champion Tina Thompson reflects after being named to the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class.
Relive Notre Dame's epic overtime win against UConn.
It was a game for the ages. Notre Dame defeats UConn in the Final Four on a last-second shot.
Ogunbowale, Notre Dame get redemption against UConn
It turns out we were looking for the wrong redemption story all along. It wasn't UConn coming back from last year's Final Four loss. It was Arike Ogunbowale and Notre Dame fighting through every reason to give up on this season -- and Friday's semifinal.
What is McGraw's secret to beating Geno?
Nell Fortner says familiarity is how Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw was able to outduel UConn coach Geno Auriemma in the Final Four.
Notre Dame beats UConn on Ogunbowale's late jumper.
In another classic game between the Fighting Irish and Huskies, the teams battle back and forth with Arike Ogunbowale putting Notre Dame up for good with a second left in overtime.
McCowan pushes Mississippi State to title game
The 6-foot-7 junior grabbed a Women's Final Four-record 25 rebounds, scored 21 points and never slowed down as the poised Bulldogs knocked off Louisville in overtime.
Mississippi State heads to title game with OT victory.
Victoria Vivians scores 25 points to help the Bulldogs reach the national championship game for the second consecutive year with 73-63 overtime win over the Cardinals.
For UConn, déjà vu hurts a little bit more
Last year, UConn's perfect season ended at the hands of Mississippi State's Morgan William at the overtime buzzer. This year, it was Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale.
UConn stunned late once again.
Notre Dame's game-winning shot over UConn in the Final Four is reminiscent of Mississippi State's stunning shot last season that not only booted the Huskies out of the tournament but also snapped their 111-game win streak.
New year, same heartbreak for UConn.
A day short of the anniversary for Mississippi State's Morgan William hitting an overtime buzzer-beater to top UConn in the Final Four, the Huskies found the same fate when Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale drills the game winner.
Kobe shares his #MambaMentality
Note to college basketball players: A tweet from Kobe Bryant is nice, but it does not make your life complete. According to Kobe Bryant, anyway.
Too good to miss
Mississippi State faced long odds and a tortured history when it met UConn in the 2017 NCAA tournament semifinal. Those in the arena recount how the Bulldogs slayed the 111-0 Huskies and pulled off an upset that was a year in the making.
A look back at Morgan William's buzzer beater.
A recap of Morgan William's last-second shot that lifted Mississippi State to a win over UConn in last year's Final Four. Video Courtesy ESPN/NCAA.
UConn-bound Christyn Williams rules McDonald's Game
No. 1 prospect and MVP Christyn Williams had a double-double to lead the West to victory.
McDonald's All Americans: Dunk not in doubt
It's the question that won't go away: Can she dunk? Ahead of the McDonald's All American Games, the next gen of women's basketball stars has a simple answer for you and everyone else: Yes. Just you wait and see.
UConn women's commit throws down one-handed slam.
Olivia Nelson-Ododa earns a 100 in the first round of the 2018 Powerade Jam Fest by driving in and finishing with an awe-inspiring jam.
MSU's Vivians a team player on and off the floor.
SEC Now catches up with Bulldogs guard Victoria Vivians as she works with young children in her internship.
Wilson leaves USC with lasting legacy.
SEC Now takes a look back at the incredible career of South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson, which included four straight SEC titles and a national championship.
Wilson emotional after leaving game for final time.
South Carolina's A'ja Wilson gets emotional on the bench as she checks out for the final time this season.
Pretending to be Okay
Geno Auriemma judges his teams and his career against an unattainable ideal. Wright Thompson rides shotgun with the Huskies as they go for title No. 12 and discovers the coach's lone enemy: Auriemma himself.
Surprise! Elena Delle Donne presents Gatorade award to Christyn Williams.
Connecticut recruit Christyn Williams was in the middle of a Saturday workout when WNBA star Elena Delle Donne showed up to give her the Gatorade national player of the year award.
Get the latest women's NCAA tournament 64-team projection from espnW's Charlie Creme.
The tickets have been punched. Check out which 32 teams clinched an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.
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