NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship

April 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale put an exclamation point on a thrilling women's college basketball season. Her off-balance 3-pointer in the title game capped a record comeback by Notre Dame and an incredible weekend for the sport. The Final Four got started with two stirring overtime games...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It took a historic comeback and an epic shot to give Notre Dame its second national championship. The last-second 3-pointer by Arike Ogunbowale that lifted the Irish over Mississippi State 61-58 Sunday night was a riveting — and fitting — conclusion to the greatest women's...
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April 02, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Mississippi State faces the difficult challenge of sustaining the success it has had during the brilliant careers of four Bulldog seniors, who transformed the women's basketball program from a Southeastern Conference also-ran to a national powerhouse in a few short years. A bitter loss in the...
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April 02, 2018 - 9:36 am
April 3 1930 — The Montreal Canadiens win the NHL Stanley Cup with a two-game sweep of the Boston Bruins. 1933 — Ken Doraty's overtime goal gives the Toronto Maple Leafs and 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins in semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The goal comes at 1 hour, 44 minutes, 46...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:43 am
NBA SCHEDULE Spurs stifle Rockets UNDATED (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs continue to hold onto the fourth spot in the NBA's Western Conference after ending the Rockets' 11-game winning streak. LaMarcus Aldridge had a double-double and the Spurs held the Rockets to a season-low point total in a 100-83...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, left, is congratulated by teammate Jackie Young after sinking a 3-point basket to defeat Mississippi State 61-58 in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 02, 2018 - 1:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale hit the shot of her life — again. Ogunbowale floated in a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 seconds left, lifting Notre Dame to its second women's basketball title with a thrilling 61-58 comeback victory over Mississippi State in the NCAA championship game on...
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Mississippi State's Morgan William pauses following a 61-58 loss to Notre Dame in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
April 01, 2018 - 10:18 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer walked away from the team's locker room with one arm around the shoulder of his weeping daughter Blair and the other arm draped over guard Morgan William. Both players were inconsolable after losing the national championship to Notre Dame...
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Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw and her husband, Matt McGraw, arrive for the team's championship game against Mississippi State in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
April 01, 2018 - 8:22 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA women's national championship (all times local): ___ 8:15 p.m. Arike Ogunbowale hit a 3-pointer with a tenth of a second left to give Notre Dame its first women's national championship since 2001. Notre Dame rallied from a 30-17 halftime deficit to beat...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2011, file photo, Seattle Storm's Katie Smith, left, looks for an outlet against Washington Mystics' Karima Christmas (13) during the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Washington. Smith is among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, the Hall of Fame announced Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 01, 2018 - 11:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Katie Smith has been running around the women's Final Four all weekend, serving as the unofficial hostess of the sport's biggest event. There were awards to hand out, courts to dedicate and parties to attend. So the best women's basketball player from Ohio in history decided...
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April 01, 2018 - 10:40 am
All Times EDT ALBANY REGIONAL First Round Friday, March 16 At Columbia, S.C. Virginia 68, California 62 South Carolina 63, N.C. A&T 52 Saturday, March 17 At Storrs, Conn. UConn 140, Saint Francis (Pa.) 52 Quinnipiac 86, Miami 72 At Athens, Ga. Duke 72, Belmont 58 Georgia 68, Mercer 63 At...
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