NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship

Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey instructs her team against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 19, 2019 - 3:16 am
Everyone got an early look at the women's NCAA Tournament bracket, revealing that UConn isn't a No. 1 seed for the first time since 2006. The accidental early release of the 64-team bracket by ESPN just provided a couple of extra hours for the 11-time national champion Huskies to get fired up about...
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March 19, 2019 - 12:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Auriemma was sitting in his office after practice Monday when UConn's video coordinator came in and said he had the entire NCAA Tournament women's bracket. At first, Auriemma thought it was a fake. After studying it for a few minutes, the Hall of Fame coach knew it was the real...
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Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the joys of March Madness is the surprising things that can happen during the NCAA Tournament. For the women, there was an unpleasant surprise before the tournament even began when the field was revealed early thanks to a production error. The bracket was mistakenly broadcast...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, right, and trainer Janelle Francisco, left, look at Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson after a hard fall to the court during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 15, 2019 - 12:32 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn is expected to get a No. 1 seed Monday in the NCAA Tournament for a 13th consecutive year, but this one feels a little different. The Huskies have a regular-season loss (two in fact), for the first time since 2014. They also begin play with a big question mark...
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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 - 5:57 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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Tennessee's Zaay Green, left, celebrates with Evina Westbrook during the second half of an women's Southeastern conference NCAA college basketball tournament game against LSU Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 07, 2019 - 4:18 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Evina Westbrook and Rennia Davis combined for 39 points, 27 in the second half, and Tennessee edged LSU 69-66 in a critical second-round game of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. Both teams are considered on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. A win was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph mimics one of her players after a pass was deflected during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, in South Bend, Ind. Assistant coach Mark Simons is left to keep Georgia Tech's shell-shocked team together entering its ACC tournament game against North Carolina on Thursday, March 7, 2019, without its coach, MaChelle Joseph, who was suspended last week without explanation.(AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
March 05, 2019 - 4:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph's suspension has carried over into the postseason, and the fallout adds more doubt to the team's fading NCAA Tournament hopes. The Yellow Jackets will carry a three-game losing streak into their ACC women's tournament opener against North Carolina...
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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 26, 2019 - 2:09 am
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 25, 2019 - 10:29 am
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who 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 school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. Rutgers said Stringer is...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, left, talks with Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw before an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn. Even as Pat Summitt and Tennessee were playing the main foil to Auriemma's Huskies in the late 1990s and early 2000s, McGraw's Irish were right there too, playing memorable games with their former Big East rival. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
December 01, 2018 - 3:45 am
There's been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women's college basketball over the past decade than the one between Notre Dame and UConn. From Breanna Stewart's dominance of the Irish in the Final Four while UConn won four straight national championships to Arike Ogunbowale's last-second...
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