Women's Basketball

Women’s championship a success across multiple platforms

The 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship and Women’s Final Four hosted in Tampa Bay resulted in successes across multiple platforms. The Women’s Final Four attendance totaled 39,540, marking the highest attendance for the...

Right Place, Right Time

Bob King didn’t want his career in collegiate athletics administration to be nomadic. Finding the right fit was a priority, and he has more than accomplished this goal as he is in the process of completing his 22nd year as the director of athletics at Trinity University in San Antonio.

Playing to Remember

Two hours before sunset on June 3, Texas A&M University-Commerce basketball player La’Tisha Hearne pointed her black Nissan Maxima south, crossed four lanes and a wide median and was just a few feet from ensuring that no one in the car would ever remember that intersection. Then a green semi barreled into the right rear door.

Saying goodbye to Lauren

On Friday, after Lauren Hill lost her battle with an inoperable form of pediatric brain cancer, hundreds of Mount St. Joseph students, friends, faculty members, coaches and administrators gathered in her honor.

Perfect 10

The Huskies squad that defeated Notre Dame 63-53 in the national championship game on April 7 in Tampa, Florida wasn’t the same team that gathered on Connecticut’s campus six months before.

Malina Howard of University of Maryland wins Elite 89™ Award for 2015 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

Malina Howard, a junior at the University of Maryland, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student...

Research study finds women’s basketball fans seek entertainment, more stories about the players and coaches

Key findings in a women’s basketball research study showed that fans want to be entertained and want to know more personal stories about the players and coaches involved with the sport.

Mapping the Madness

When teams and their travel parties trek hundreds of thousands of miles on their Road to the Final Four, their every move is charted by travel experts in Waterloo, Iowa, who get the job done using customized software, a color-coded dry-erase board and, always, a large dose of patience.

California (Pennsylvania) honors teammate with win

Members of the California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team spent much of their season mourning the loss of teammate Shanice Clark, who died in her sleep in January due to complications from sickle cell trait.

Thomas More is perfect, finally

Thomas More College was determined not to let history repeat itself. Last year, the Saints were 31-0 heading into the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. Then star player Sydney Moss tore her ACL. Then the Saints lost by 16 and were sent home. This season, Moss returned to the court on a surgically-repaired knee, hoping to guide her teammates to the perfect season her injury had cost them. She did.

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