NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters, after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut State for Stringer's 1,000th career win, in Piscataway, N.J. Stringer became the fifth Division I coach and sixth overall to reach the 1,000-win mark. Stringer joined Pat Summitt, Geno Auriemma, Tara VanDerveer and Sylvia Hatchell in the club. Division II coach Barbara Stevens of Bentley College also has reached 1,000 victories as well as Duke men’s coach Mike Krzyzewski. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 19, 2018 - 2:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Hillsman is already thinking ahead to March and the NCAA Tournament. Syracuse's coach scheduled up in the early part of the season with games against No. 3 Oregon and No. 20 Texas A&M with the hopes of playing well and potentially getting a home game in the opening...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, center, goes to the basket between DePaul's Dee Bekelja, left, and Kelly Campbell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
November 17, 2018 - 6:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — No. 1 Notre Dame was struggling against the pressure and having a difficult time hanging onto the ball. Once the Irish got that under control, they started to pull away for another lopsided victory. Jackie Young had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 and Notre Dame...
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File-In this March 31, 2017, file photo, official Rachelle Jones, left, talks with another official during a practice session for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. The veteran women’s basketball official died June 18, 2018, in a hospital after battling cancer off and on for the past seven years. The 51-year-old Jones had been one of the top referees for the past few years and was rewarded with her first Final Four in 2017. Jones served as an alternate official in Dallas and handled off-court duties, such as assisting with instant replay reviews. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
June 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran women's college basketball official Rachelle Jones has died after a seven-year fight with cancer. Jones died June 18 in a hospital in the New York area. The 51-year-old had been one of the top referees for the past few years and was rewarded with her first Final Four in 2017...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Louisville head coach Jeff Walz is seen on the sidelines during the second half against Mississippi State in the semifinals of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Columbus, Ohio. Walz has received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on FridayMay 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
May 25, 2018 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz received a one-game NCAA Tournament suspension for comments he made toward NCAA committee members and staff at the scorer's table during the Final Four. The NCAA issued a public reprimand to Walz on Friday. "In the national semifinal game, I used some...
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April 12, 2018 - 6:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers fans wondered if Lindsay Whalen might retire from the WNBA when the head coaching job suddenly opened up at the school where she remains a star. Turns out Whalen had another idea: Why not do both? Whalen was named Thursday to take over the program she led to the...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — University of Minnesota women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings is leaving to take over the program at Texas Tech. Minnesota athletics director Mark Coyle confirmed Stollings' departure on Monday. Coyle says Minnesota already has begun identifying replacement candidates...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:02 am
April 8 1935 — Gene Sarazen gets a double eagle on the 15th hole to erase Craig Wood's three-stroke lead, and goes on to win the Masters. 1943 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup with a four-game sweep. 1956 — Jack Burke, Jr. comes back from eight strokes...
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April 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 8 1935 — Gene Sarazen gets a double eagle on the 15th hole to erase Craig Wood's three-stroke lead, and goes on to win the Masters. 1943 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup with a four-game sweep. 1956 — Jack Burke, Jr. comes back from eight strokes...
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April 06, 2018 - 8:09 am
April 7 1940 — Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters with a four-stroke triumph over Lloyd Mangrum. Mangrum shoots an opening round 64, a course record by two strokes, which stands for 46 years. Demaret parred the first 14 holes, added a two-putt birdie at the 15th, then parred the final three holes to...
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April 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
April 5 1915 — Jess Willard beats Jack Johnson in the 26th round to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Havana, Cuba. 1927 — Johnny Weissmuller breaks his own 200-meter freestyle record by seven seconds in 2:08. He also lowers his own record in the 100-yard freestyle to 51 seconds, a record...
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