Women's college basketball

Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 19, 2019 - 3:16 am
Everyone got an early look at the women's NCAA Tournament bracket, revealing that UConn isn't a No. 1 seed for the first time since 2006. The accidental early release of the 64-team bracket by ESPN just provided a couple of extra hours for the 11-time national champion Huskies to get fired up about...
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Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the joys of March Madness is the surprising things that can happen during the NCAA Tournament. For the women, there was an unpleasant surprise before the tournament even began when the field was revealed early thanks to a production error. The bracket was mistakenly broadcast...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey knew her team was going to be pretty good this season. She just didn't know how good because the Lady Bears had too many unknowns. They turned out to be the best team in the country before the NCAA Tournament, finishing as a unanimous No. 1 in the last...
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In a September 2016 photo, Yale's women's Head Soccer Coach Rudy Meredith gives a high five to a player after making a great play in a scrimmage, in Frankfort, Ky. According to the federal indictments unsealed Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Meredith put a prospective student who didn’t play soccer on a school list of recruits, doctored her supporting portfolio to indicate she was a player, and later accepted $400,000 from the head of a college placement company. (Doug Engle/Star-Banner via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Gerald Gurney spent nearly two decades at the University of Oklahoma asking the admissions office to enroll prospective athletes who didn't meet the school's entry standards. "The original sin of college sports is special admissions," he said. "It makes coaches vulnerable, it admits players who are...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, right, and trainer Janelle Francisco, left, look at Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson after a hard fall to the court during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 15, 2019 - 12:32 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn is expected to get a No. 1 seed Monday in the NCAA Tournament for a 13th consecutive year, but this one feels a little different. The Huskies have a regular-season loss (two in fact), for the first time since 2014. They also begin play with a big question mark...
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Texas men's tennis coach Michael Center walks with Defense lawyer Dan Cogdell away from the United States Federal Courthouse in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Center is among a few people in the state charged in a scheme that involved wealthy parents bribing college coaches and others to gain admissions for their children at top schools, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. (Ricardo B. Brazziell
March 14, 2019 - 8:23 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Coach Gordie Ernst's Georgetown University tennis teams didn't win any Big East championships. At Wake Forest, Bill Ferguson's volleyball teams struggled near the bottom of their conference. At Stanford, John Vandemoer's sailing teams were nationally ranked but competed in a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer directs her team during the first half of a NCAA basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Stringer will not return for the postseason on the advice of doctors. The school said Thursday, March 14, 2019, that she plans to resume her coaching duties later this year. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after the university said the 70-year-old Hall of Famer would sit out the rest of the regular season and possibly return for the postseason. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
March 14, 2019 - 3:16 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer will not return for the postseason on the advice of doctors. She plans to resume her coaching duties later this year, the school said Thursday. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after Rutgers said the 70-year-old Hall of...
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From left to right, Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa, Napheesa Collier, Crystal Dangerfield, Kyla Irwin and Megan Walker celebrate their win in an NCAA college basketball game against Central Florida in the American Athletic Conference women's tournament finals Monday, March 11, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 11, 2019 - 11:25 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn was forced to play the American Athletic Conference Tournament without injured All-American Katie Lou Samuelson and may have become a more complete team as a result. Napheesa Collier scored 25 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, and the Huskies beat UCF 66-45...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey coaches her team against Kansas State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament in Oklahoma City, Sunday, March 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor maintained its spot as the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The Lady Bears, who have been atop the rankings for seven weeks, received all 28 first-place votes from a national media panel Monday. The Lady Bears have won 22 straight games...
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Notre Dame Coach Muffet McGraw gives Jessica Shepard (32) a high-five as she comes out of the game during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 10, 2019. Notre Dame defeated Louisville to be ACC champions. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jessica Shepard snipped the net, then gave it a twirl over her head. That's fitting — she and Notre Dame did some of their best work around the rim. Shepard had a season-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish claimed their fifth Atlantic Coast...
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