With her talent, sunny personality and Nigerian background, Inky Ajanaku reminds a lot of people at Stanford of former basketball star Chiney Ogwumike, but she needs a final four appearance to complete the package.
The U.S. women's basketball team will be favored in the world championship no matter whom it selects, but deciding which superb players to leave off the squad will be brutally difficult, writes Mechelle Voepel.
Rebecca Lobo, voted the fourth most influential Hispanic female athlete of all time, ushered in a new era in women's college basketball during her days at UConn, and she continues to promote the game today.
It looks as if Rutgers is going to stand by its hire of Julie Hermann as athletic director. Hermann will tackle an already tough job made more difficult by missteps she's had even before officially taking over.
Lauren Jackson has done all she can to try to lead Australia to Olympic glory. But in a matchup most didn't expect to see until the gold-medal game, toppling Team USA in the semifinals is a tall order for the Aussies.
Canada came out with a great game plan, trying to slowing down games with a deliberate offense. Trouble was, it didn't make any difference against the U.S. women, who put the clamps on Canada's top scoring threats.