Women's basketball

Texas Tech forward Brittany Brewer (20) drives to the basket as Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 09, 2019 - 2:51 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Baylor's depth completely overwhelmed Texas Tech. Kalani Brown and NaLyssa Smith scored 14 points each Saturday to help the top-ranked Lady Bears rout Texas Tech 100-61 in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals. Baylor's bench outscored Texas Tech's 52-0. Smith and Aquira DeCosta...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) shoots against North Carolina's Paris Kea (22) during the first half of an Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament NCAA college basketball game in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 08, 2019 - 1:21 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — No. 4 Notre Dame got back to winning in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament — and also got some revenge on North Carolina. Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points, and the Fighting Irish beat the Tar Heels 95-77 on Friday in a quarterfinal. Brianna Turner had 24 points and 10...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 08, 2019 - 12:31 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn All-American Katie Lou Samuelson will not play in the American Athletic Conference tournament this weekend because of a back injury suffered last Saturday against Houston. The 6-foot-3 senior, who was voted to the conference's first team on Friday, is averaging 18.9...
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Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) grabs a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 05, 2019 - 7:38 am
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan has been voted the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Vic Schaefer is the SEC coach of the year. The 16-member media panel made McCowan a unanimous first-team all-SEC selection. She was joined on the squad by Mississippi State...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey thanks Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) as she head to the bench in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Waco, Texas. Baylor defeated Oklahoma State 76-44. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
March 04, 2019 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor, Louisville, Notre Dame and UConn are the No. 1 seeds in the second NCAA Top 16 reveal. The Lady Bears remained the No. 1 overall team and would be the top seed in the Greensboro Region, according to the potential seedings revealed Monday night. The Cardinals would be the No...
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Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) is defended by Nebraska's Kate Cain (31) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa senior Megan Gustafson was named the Big Ten player of the year Monday, becoming the first Hawkeye to win the award twice. Gustafson was tabbed for the honor in a vote by the league's coaches and media members. Gustafson, once a relatively unknown recruit out of Port...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Rutgers won, 73-65. Coach Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
February 25, 2019 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched...
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February 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan...
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Oregon State's Aleah Goodman (1) looks for a way past Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
February 18, 2019 - 9:31 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The outcome of that first game against the Ducks didn't sit so well with the Beavers. Following a loss to Oregon in Eugene on Friday night, Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped the No. 2 Ducks' 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory before a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, Rice coach Tina Langley talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday’s poll. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)/
February 18, 2019 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Langley had a vision when she took over Rice's women's basketball program four years ago. The Owls have been steadily improving every season and now can add an appearance in the AP Top 25 to their achievements. Rice entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the...
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