NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship

February 19, 2018 - 7:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn, Mississippi State, Louisville and Notre Dame are the top seeds in the final NCAA women's basketball reveal announced Monday night. The Huskies would be the top seed in the Albany Region while the Bulldogs would be No. 1 in Kansas City. Louisville wouldn't have far to travel,...
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Mississippi State guard Morgan William (2) sends a leaping pass to a teammate against Vanderbilt in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers)
February 15, 2018 - 11:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Vic Schaefer became Mississippi State's coach six seasons ago, a Southeastern Conference title seemed far away. After all, it had never been done before. On Thursday night, Teaira McCowan had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Mississippi State earned a share of its...
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Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu celebrates at the end of a 10-0 run against California late in the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Ionescu scored 28 points as Oregon won 91-54. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 2:25 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves nearly ran out of superlatives to describe his team's performance after the No. 6 Ducks delivered just the way he drew it up. Sabrina Ionescu had 28 points and 11 assists to lead Oregon over No. 25 California 91-54 on Friday night. "I'm really pleased...
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February 03, 2018 - 1:19 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 28 points and 11 assists to lead No. 6 Oregon to a 91-54 victory over No. 25 California on Friday night. Ruthy Hebard added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks (21-3, 10-1 Pac-12), who have won 13 of their last 14 games. Ionescu's double-double was her...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma reacts to a play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
February 01, 2018 - 10:02 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma watched his top-ranked Huskies put on a show at South Carolina that even he couldn't believe. Kia Nurse had 23 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 20 as No. 1 UConn routed the defending national champion Gamecocks 83-58 on Thursday night. The...
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Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey (3) drives next to North Carolina's Jamie Cherry (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
February 01, 2018 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame has joined UConn, Mississippi State and Louisville as potential No. 1 seeds for the NCAA Tournament in the latest reveal by the women's basketball committee. The Irish moved up two spots to fourth on the list of the top 16 teams. The Huskies, Bulldogs and Cardinals remain...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016, file photo, Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster yells during a first-round women's college basketball game against Mississippi State in the NCAA Tournament in Starkville, Miss. Foster's next win will be the 900th of his college coaching career, tying the Women's Basketball Hall of Famer with former Texas coach Jody Conradt for seventh all-time. He is 899-341 in 40 seasons as a college head coach at St. Joseph's, Vanderbilt, Ohio State and Chattanooga. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
January 26, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Chattanooga's Jim Foster began coaching long before he was old enough to drive. Foster was playing on a CYO team at 13 when his coach quit and a priest selected Foster as player-coach for the rest of the season. "Probably because I was the only one who could pass, catch and dribble," Foster quipped...
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Louisville forward Myisha Hines-Allen (2) goes for a layup in front of Pittsburgh guard Kyla Nelson (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)
January 18, 2018 - 8:20 pm
UConn, Mississippi State, Louisville and Oregon would be the No. 1 seeds if the women's NCAA Tournament were to begin now. For the third straight year, the NCAA provided a snapshot of the tournament field, unveiling the top 16 teams as of Tuesday, in order. Those schools would potentially host the...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ March 26 — Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over SEC rival Florida in the East Regional final. March 26 — Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Tennessee's Jaime Nared (31) grabs a rebound between Louisville's Ciera Johnson (40) and Myisha Hines-Allen (2) during an NCAA women's college basketball tournament game in Louisville, Ky. Nared was caught off guard this year when a teammate called her a "mother figure," but that's a role she's filling as one of the lone seniors on a freshman-laden team. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
November 10, 2017 - 2:24 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee guard/forward Jaime Nared says she was taken aback recently when a teammate referred to her as a "mother figure." "I'm (just) 22 years old," Nared said. Yet that's a role Nared has this season as one of the seniors on a Tennessee team relying heavily on a heralded...
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