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  1. High-scoring Kelsey Mitchell and Ameryst Alston find perfect spee...

    Graham Hays

    Ohio State has a chance in the Big Ten as long as it has Ameryst Alston, who teammates call "slow good" for her smooth style, and Kelsey Mitchell, one of the nation's top freshmen who is at her best when she doesn't go too fast.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2015
  2. Australian influence steers Phoenix Mercury toward WNBA title

    Mechelle Voepel

    Outside of the United States, no nation has had a bigger impact on the WNBA than Australia. And three Aussies have Phoenix one win away from a third championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  3. Hakeem Nicks of New York Giants signs with Jay Z's Roc Nation

    Darren Rovell

    Jay Z's sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, continues to grow with an "Empire State of Mind."

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  4. Odyssey Sims shakes cold shooting night to propel Baylor to win

    Odyssey Sims converted a three-point play with 3.8 seconds remaining in overtime to give No. 12 Baylor a 69-66 victory over No. 8 Oklahoma State on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  5. Women's college basketball - Sacramento State Hornets thrive on p...

    Graham Hays

    One of the nation's highest-scoring teams, Sacramento State (11-2) attempts -- and makes -- more 3-pointers than any team in the country. Not bad considering the Hornets didn't have a coach, let alone a style of play, when practice began.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  6. Tennessee: Rich tradition in 217 years


    On this date in 1796, Tennessee was admitted as the 16th state of the United States, and it has gone on to become home to one of the richest women's basketball traditions in the nation. Pat Summitt, who was born in Clarksville, Tenn., coached the Ten...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  7. HoopGurlz -- UCLA-bound Jordin Canada will take her sweet basketb...

    Walter Villa

    Windward (Los Angeles) point guard Jordin Canada will take her exceptional ballhandling skills -- and exceptional sportsmanship -- across town to UCLA.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  8. Florida State Seminoles are better than the ACC expected

    Graham Hays

    Florida State is off to a 5-0 start, Nebraska's Lindsey Moore is emerging as one of the nation's top point guards and Elena Delle Donne has returned to the court at Delaware.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2012
  9. Fresno St.-Georgetown Preview

    Fresno St.-Georgetown Preview

    Preview | March 17, 2012
  10. Oklahoma St. knocks off Texas behind Liz Donohoe

    Liz Donohoe had 13 points and 13 rebounds to help Oklahoma State upset Texas (No. 25 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) by a 70-51 score on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 07, 2012
  11. Tar Heels hold Bulldogs to 14-of-50 shooting from 3-point range i...

    Italee Lucas scored 22 points and countered the nation's top three-point shooting team with four 3-pointers of her own as North Carolina outlasted Fresno State 82-68 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  12. Georgia-Oklahoma St. Preview

    Georgia-Oklahoma St. Preview

    Preview | March 21, 2010
  13. Rack, Mokango key late rally for Bulldogs in first-round matchup

    Alexis Rack and Chanel Mokango led a frantic rally as Mississippi State, down nine points to Middle Tennessee State and Alysha Clark with 4.5 minutes remaining, surged back for a 68-64 victory in an NCAA Dayton regional first-round game Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 21, 2010
  14. Young scores 16 in second half as Cowgirls win without Riley

    Toni Young scored 16 of her career-high 22 points in the second half and fourth-seeded Oklahoma State rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit to beat Chattanooga 70-63 in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  15. Chattanooga-Oklahoma St. Preview

    Chattanooga-Oklahoma St. Preview

    Preview | March 19, 2010
  16. Maryland Terrapins, Illinois Fighting Illini, Arizona State Sun D...

    Maryland, Syracuse, Illinois and Arizona State highlight the Women's National Invitational tournament field, which expanded to 64 teams for the first time this year.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010