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Notre Dame announces first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis, featuring head coaches from the city

Notre Dame announces first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis, featuring head coaches from the city

Notre Dame will hold the first annual Citi Shamrock Classic in St. Louis on Nov. 12 with a matchup against the California Golden Bears. The game features a homecoming of the head coaches. Notre Dame’s…

Record-breaking night for Boston as South Carolina beats Louisville 72-59 to advance to the championship game

Record-breaking night for Boston as South Carolina beats Louisville 72-59 to advance to the championship game

  MINNEAPOLIS – The top overall seed in the NCAA tournament, the South Carolina Gamecocks (34-2), topped fellow No. 1 seed Louisville Cardinals 72-59 in the first semifinal of the Final Four Friday night at…

As this season’s transfer portal numbers explode, coaches weigh in on the surge

As this season’s transfer portal numbers explode, coaches weigh in on the surge

The NCAA’s transfer portal has been a hot topic since the tool was introduced in October 2018. It gives student-athletes a streamlined transfer process as they can enter their name into a database that is…

Final Four Field Set: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, UConn

Final Four Field Set: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, UConn

Friday, April 1 TV: ESPN Audio: Westwood One (also available via the Varsity Network, TuneIn, and Alexa) #1 Louisville (29-4) vs. #1 South Carolina (33-2)7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. ET No. 1 seed Louisville took down…

Donate for every made trey: Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer issues March Madness challenge to help raise money for war-torn Ukraine

Donate for every made trey: Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer issues March Madness challenge to help raise money for war-torn Ukraine

Tara VanDerveer has personally pledged $10 for every 3-pointer made by all teams throughout the @MarchMadnessWBB Tournament, 100% of which will be donated to humanitarian aid in Ukraine. Who’s joining us?#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/nuKZByITJn — Stanford Women’s…

NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

NCAA penalizes Georgia Tech with a fine and three years probation

The NCAA released a report on “involving rules violations within Georgia Tech’s women’s basketball program that occurred from the 2016-17 academic year through February 2019.” The decision on violations came from the organization’s Division I…

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Kara Lawson on becoming Duke’s head coach: “This is a dream come true for me”

Former WNBA player Kara Lawson is already in hallowed territory as part of a wave of female assistant coaches in the NBA. However, being named the head coach of Duke women’s basketball puts her in…

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw steps down after 33 seasons, Niele Ivey to take over as head coach

After 33 seasons at Notre Dame, a period that included two national championships and induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame, legendary head coach Muffet McGraw announced her retirement. Former Irish associate head coach Niele…

USA Basketball announces rosters for games against UConn and Louisville

USA Basketball revealed the rosters for the senior women’s national team’s two games against collegiate opponents in January and February. The USA SWNT faces UConn on Jan. 27  at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and Louisville…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

Adding on to their college tour heading into the 2020 Summer Olympics, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play Connecticut and Louisville in 2020. The team’s schedule for November 2019 featured Stanford, Oregon State,…

Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

Memphis Grizzlies hire Notre Dame’s Niele Ivey as an assistant coach

The NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies hired Notre Dame associate head coach Niele Ivey as the newest member of its coaching staff. Ivey, who earned a national championship in 2001 as a player with the Fighting Irish,…

UNC head coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns after 33 years

UNC head coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns after 33 years

Sylvia Hatchell’s coaching accomplishments In the wake of an internal investigation into the North Carolina women’s basketball program, head coach Sylvia Hatchell who led the team for 33 years resigned. UNC Director of Athletics Bubba…

Led by Chloe Jackson Baylor earns third national title, holds off Notre Dame 82-81

Led by Chloe Jackson Baylor earns third national title, holds off Notre Dame 82-81

TAMPA, Fla. – Just like in 2012, Baylor defeated Notre Dame to win the national title. However, this season, the game was a closer contested matchup with Notre Dame sharpshooter Arike Ogunbowale missing a potential…

Notre Dame adds a triumphant chapter to series vs. UConn, looks forward to Baylor challenge in title game

Notre Dame adds a triumphant chapter to series vs. UConn, looks forward to Baylor challenge in title game

Tampa, Fla. – Notre Dame’s return to the Final Four, this season as the reigning champion, also marked another chapter in the rivalry between the Fighting Irish and the UConn Huskies. While No. 2 seed…

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

2019 Final Four: What the teams are saying about each other ahead of the games

TV/Streaming Schedule TAMPA, Fla. – In the week of the Final Four, coaches participate in an NCAA media teleconference the morning after the last Elite Eight game. A few days later, teams meet with members…

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville’s Asia Durr wins 2019 Dawn Staley Award

Louisville senior guard Asia Durr is the recipient of the 2019 Dawn Staley Award. “The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills…

Georgia Tech releases statement on dismissal of head coach MaChelle Joseph

Georgia Tech releases statement on dismissal of head coach MaChelle Joseph

Less than an hour after the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Ken Sugiura reported that Georgia Tech fired head coach MaChelle Joseph, the school issued a statement confirming the news. The dismissal comes after the school put…

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

Mississippi State earns fourth straight trip to Sweet Sixteen with 85-61 win over Clemson

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State Bulldogs (32-2) sent their seniors off to the Sweet Sixteen with an 85-61 win over the Clemson Tigers in the second round of the NCAA tournament in front of 9,944…

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Starkville subregional: Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round of NCAA Tournament

Clemson and Mississippi State advance to the second round Tigers on top! Dagger 3 from Westbrook gives Clemson its first lead of the 2nd half. 47-45 Clemson, 1:56 Q3 pic.twitter.com/IAvvRPcj75 — Clemson Women's Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)…

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

Starkville action: South Dakota and Clemson set to battle while No.1 seed Mississippi State takes on Southern

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Cool breezes, suffocating pollen and exciting basketball are in the air as 64 teams get ready for a battle to become national champions in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. While ESPN mistakenly unveiled…

Clemson’s Amanda Butler named 2019 ACC Coach of the Year

Clemson’s Amanda Butler named 2019 ACC Coach of the Year

After orchestrating an impressive turnaround in her first year at Clemson, Amanda Butler received the 2019 ACC Coach of the Year award. She is the first Clemson women’s basketball coach to receive this honor since…

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, Final Four ride for Notre Dame ends in championship win over Mississippi State, 61-58

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Notre Dame (35-3) beat Mississippi State, 61-58, Sunday night to take the 2018 national championship in front of 19,599 fans at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus. A buzzer-beating three-point shot from junior…

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Virginia’s Joanne Boyle to retire from coaching

Just a few days after her team fell to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Virginia head coach Joanne Boyle announced that she is retiring from coaching “due to a family…

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Oklahoma State routs Syracuse 84-57, Cowgirls set to face top-seeded Mississippi State in NCAA second round

Not a bad way to ease into #MarchMadness for @Lorynbabyy and @jadenann23 #okstate pic.twitter.com/hWqC5xJIH5 — OSU Cowgirl Basketball (@OSUWBB) March 18, 2018 STARKVILLE, Miss. – No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 8 Syracuse were expected…

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream’s Brittney Sykes is the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July 2017

Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes earned the WNBA Rookie of the Month for games played in July. The seventh overall pick in 2017 WNBA draft out of Syracuse led all rookies in scoring for the…