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North Texas Hiring Jalie Mitchell As Women’s Basketball Coach

Former North Texas women’s basketball player Jalie Mitchell is returning to her alma mater as coach.

04/08/2015

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate on stage after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 63-53 during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship at Amalie Arena on April 7, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

UConn Women Win 3rd Straight Hoops Title

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.

04/08/2015

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NCAA Looking For Ways To Speed Up Basketball, Increase Scoring

An NCAA basketball committee is expected to consider rules changes that could speed up games and increase scoring as soon as next season.

04/06/2015

Kentucky Wildcats fans react in the stands after being defeated by the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Season Of The Near-Miss In College Basketball

Maybe it was fitting that nobody — not even Kentucky — escaped this year unscathed.

04/06/2015

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5 Things To Watch In The NCAA Title Game

Perhaps no two college basketball players singularly define their teams this season quite like Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky.

04/06/2015

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UConn & Notre Dame In Woman’s Title Game

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.

04/06/2015

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Shaka Smart Introduced As Texas Longhorns Basketball Coach

Smart replaced Rick Barnes, who was fired last week after 17 seasons at Texas. Barnes already has a new head coaching job at Tennessee.

04/03/2015

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Final Four Teams Have Different Drug Test Rules

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.

04/02/2015

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Decisions For NCAA Family Travel Program

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.

04/01/2015

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Lady Bears Fall Short Of Final Four, Prepare For Next Season

For the second year in a row, the Lady Bears’ season ended with a loss to Notre Dame in a regional final.

03/30/2015

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Texas Ready For Sweet 16 Matchup With UConn

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.

03/27/2015

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Mulkey, Lady Bears Confident As Ever Entering Sweet 16

Led by Hall of Fame coach Kim Mulkey, Baylor enters its matchup in the women’s NCAA Tournament against Iowa as confident as ever.

03/26/2015

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