Illinois professor creates women's NCAA Tournament simulator

NEW YORK (AP) — University of Illinois computer science professor Sheldon Jacobson has always loved data. For the past seven years he's had a men's NCAA Tournament bracket simulator....

Spoilers! Baylor tops women's NCAA field as bracket leaks

NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the top seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament. The bracket was mistakenly put out early on ESPNU several hours...

Baylor finishes No. 1 in AP women's hoops poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey knew her team was going to be pretty good this season. She just didn't know how good because the Lady Bears had too many unknowns. They turned...

Women's basketball tournaments in Las Vegas put on show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Women's basketball fans were treated to quite a show this week in Las Vegas with four conference tournaments played there. Could an NCAA regional be in the cards down the road — or ev...

Fordham back in NCAAs for first time in 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Goulding is a big reason why Fordham is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years. The senior forward from New Zealand admits that the New Yor...

Baylor stays as unanimous No. 1 in AP women's hoops poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor maintained its spot as the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The Lady Bears, who have been atop the rankings for seven we...

Stanford ends Washington's Pac-12 run with 72-61 victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alanna Smith had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help seventh-ranked Stanford beat Washington 72-61 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals, ending the Huskies' improbable ...

UCLA enters Top 25; Baylor unanimous No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — A win over the No. 2 team in the country earned UCLA its first ranking of the season. The Bruins entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday at No....

Figueroa lifts St. John's to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova

NEW YORK (AP) — LJ Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John's rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second half to stun No. 13 Villanova 71-65 on Sunday night. The Red Storm (19-7, 7-...

South Dakota ranked for first time in school history

NEW YORK (AP) — South Dakota has been on the rise since moving up to Division I in 2008. Now the Coyotes can add an appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to thei...

Nets minority owner buys WNBA's Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) — An investment group led by Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai has bought the New York Liberty. The WNBA announced the sale Wednesday. Tsai is co-founder of the ...

AP Source: Dallas star Liz Cambage asks to be traded

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the request tells The Associated Press that Dallas Wings star Liz Cambage has asked to be traded. The 27-year-old Cambage finished second behin...

Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah earned its first appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll in a decade entering at No. 21 on Monday. The Utes (16-1) last were ranked in the fin...

AP source: Nets minority owner's group nearing Liberty deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is close to adding another New York team to his sports portfolio. An investment group led by the co-founder of the Alibaba Gr...

Top 5 unchanged in AP women's hoops poll, UConn still No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — UConn, Notre Dame and Louisville remain the top three teams in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. With most teams taking a break for the holidays, there wa...