With two sons helping, head coach Bill Fennelly brings a down-home approach to Iowa State, and that resonates with the Cyclones' Midwestern fans.
At a school known for harsh winters and stringent academic standards, a jewel of a basketball program has distinguished itself in Division II.
Louisville ranks second in the nation in attendance. Credit an open-minded AD, the right coach, a sparkling new arena and a player who captivated fans at the right time.
The spirit organization is devoted to supporting women's sports only, and the bond is deepest with the basketball team.
Rob Rabb started making buttons of the Duke women's basketball players to support the program. Little did he know they would become such cherished mementos.
A 60-piece band, a DJ, a dance team and a cheerleading squad create a pulsating, raucous -- and intimidating -- environment for the Lady Pirates basketball team.
A core of 50 mostly senior females helps organize the sea of green-clad fans on game days at Notre Dame, one of the toughest places to play in the country.
Old Dominion's past is littered with stories of success, but our latest Hoops Across America stop found a Lady Monarchs program struggling to recapture glory.
Courtney Moses is the latest in a line of small-town players to find a home at Purdue where she shares a sense of Indiana pride with teammates and fans.
Players at this Division III school prove that lack of hearing is not a disability and that hard work and heart speak volumes on the basketball court.
Charismatic, energetic and at times a tempest on the sideline, the fiery -- and well-dressed -- coach has educated fans, filled seats and transformed Baylor into a national power.
The tiny school in Aberdeen, S.D., endures brutal winters, but residents flock to the gym on cold nights to rally around the team that leads Division II in attendance.
The Zags have catapulted to the NCAA elite, thriving on the support of a close-knit community. It's been a treat for all involved.
Ear-piercingly loud sisters Raubyn and Donna Branton are on a mission to annoy opposing fans and torment officials.
In a state divided between New York and Boston fans, the UConn coach is all theirs. And his program keeps them coming back.
From the Corps of Cadets to the 12th Man and mascot, Texas A&M is serious about tradition. In our first Hoops Across America story, espnW takes it all in.