Women's college basketball

Miami's India Banks, aura Cornelius and Kelsey Marshall, from left, celebrate the team's win over Notre Dame in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 07, 2019 - 10:07 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — University of Miami students stormed the court when the final buzzer sounded, and above the resulting swarm stretched the long arms of Hurricanes players as they traded high-fives. The reason for the excitement Thursday: a 72-65 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame. Miami has...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, right, speaks with Crystal Dangerfield (5) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Cincinnati, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 04, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Geno Auriemma doesn't seem too concerned that UConn has its most losses in six years. After all, the Huskies entered the Final Four unbeaten the last two seasons only to walk away without a national championship. "Last time I checked, there's 365 Division-I teams in America,...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier (24) shoots over Cincinnati's Angel Rizor (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 02, 2019 - 3:27 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Two days later, No. 2 UConn was still feeling the sting of a troubling loss. Senior forward Napheesa Collier scored 20 points Saturday, reached 2,000 for her career, and steadied the Huskies to a 65-55 victory over Cincinnati that was uncharacteristically challenging. As coach...
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Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call with game official Maj Forsberg during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 2:03 am
Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They've made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed...
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Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots over Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Louisville won 78-69. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 12:43 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr's first basket was just a matter of time and the right look. When it came from long range, two more soon followed to spark No. 3 Louisville past No. 2 UConn. Most important for the Cardinals, they didn't let up on the Huskies. That resulted in a long-sought victory...
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Baylor players huddle together before an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/June Frantz Hunt)
January 28, 2019 - 1:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Mulkey and Baylor returned to No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll on Monday for the first time nearly six years. The Lady Bears (17-1) ascended to the top spot after then-No. 1 Notre Dame lost to unranked North Carolina on Sunday. Baylor, which received...
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North Carolina's Stephanie Watts (5) reaches for the ball against Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) looks on. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 27, 2019 - 5:21 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Paris Kea and North Carolina gave coach Sylvia Hatchell the "wow moment" she asked for: an upset of top-ranked Notre Dame. Kea had season highs of 30 points and 10 assists to help the Tar Heels stun the Fighting Irish 78-73 on Sunday, earning the program's first win against...
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January 27, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Sports fans love dynasties. And hate them, too. That a team could be so dominant for a long period as the New England Patriots have been should be admirable. Their detractors point to scandals such as "Spygate" and the deflated footballs saga. Their supporters focus on Tom Brady's brilliance and a...
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Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie, right, and former Tennessee player Chamique Holdsclaw speak to Duke players during the team's NCAA college basketball practice in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Coach McCallie and Duke hope to erase the stigma of mental health issues with their inaugural "Mental Wealth Day." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 26, 2019 - 3:31 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was attending the funeral of an ex-teammate's daughter who died by suicide when she knew she had to do something. McCallie and the Blue Devils are hosting what they say is women's college basketball's first "Mental Wealth Day" before and during...
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January 24, 2019 - 10:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Forced into 21 turnovers by Clemson's swarming defense, No. 8 N.C. State countered with a strong defensive finish to remain the nation's only unbeaten team. Kiara Leslie scored 13 points, Elissa Cunane added 11 and Erika Cassell 10 as N.C. State topped Clemson 54-51 on Thursday...
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