Former North Texas women’s basketball player Jalie Mitchell is returning to her alma mater as coach.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points Tuesday night to lead the Huskies to a 63-53 victory over Notre Dame. It was UConn’s third straight title.
An NCAA basketball committee is expected to consider rules changes that could speed up games and increase scoring as soon as next season.
Maybe it was fitting that nobody — not even Kentucky — escaped this year unscathed.
Perhaps no two college basketball players singularly define their teams this season quite like Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky.
All season it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Connecticut would play for another women’s national championship. It wasn’t as clear cut for Huskies nemesis Notre Dame.
Smart replaced Rick Barnes, who was fired last week after 17 seasons at Texas. Barnes already has a new head coaching job at Tennessee.
Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season — except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties they faced for failing.
Getting to the Final Four won’t be as costly for the parents of players this week, thanks to an NCAA pilot program that is helping pay for families of athletes to travel.
For the second year in a row, the Lady Bears’ season ended with a loss to Notre Dame in a regional final.
Texas coach Karen Aston hasn’t seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final Four. The Longhorns lost by two that night when Aston was an assistant coach.
Led by Hall of Fame coach Kim Mulkey, Baylor enters its matchup in the women’s NCAA Tournament against Iowa as confident as ever.