UConn beats Tennessee 60-45 in first meeting in 13 years

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield scored 14 points and No. 3 UConn used a dominant third quarter to beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee 60-45 on Thursday night — the first matchup in 13 years between ...

UConn vs Tennessee rivalry renewed in women's hoops Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a decade, the rivalry in women's basketball was Tennessee and UConn. After a 13-year absence, the teams will play again Thursday night, broadcast at 7 ...

South Carolina, Baylor still top AP women's basketball poll

NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place. The Gamecocks received 22 first-place votes from a 30-member...

WNBA expands to 36-game schedule adds Commissioner’s Cup

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA season is expanding to a 36-game schedule and adding the Commissioner’s Cup tournament the league announced Thursday. The league had a 34-game schedule since...

WNBA, players reach tentative 8-year labor deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation for players will...

South Carolina new No. 1 in women's Top 25 after 1-2-3 lost

NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina moved up three spots to No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after the top three teams from the previous week all lost. It was...

Catchings, Jackson finalists for women's hoops Hall of Fame

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Tamika Catchings and Lauren Jackson headline the list of 12 finalists Thursday for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Catchings was a four-time...

Baylor ends No. 1 UConn's 98-game home win streak

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Teá Cooper scored 27 points and No. 6 Baylor used a dominant fourth quarter to beat top-ranked UConn 74-58 on Thursday night, ending the Huskies' 98-game home winning streak. ...

Walt Hopkins hired as New York Liberty coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Walt Hopkins is the new coach of the New York Liberty. The team held a news conference Wednesday at Barclays Center — the Liberty's new home for this season — to intr...

Princeton back in Top 25 for first time in five years.

NEW YORK (AP) — Princeton coach Carla Berube knew she inherited a really good team when she took over the Tigers this year after Courtney Banghart left to coach North Carolina. The T...

AP source: Walt Hopkins to be next New York Liberty coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Lynx assistant coach Walt Hopkins will be hired as the next head coach of the New York Liberty, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. ...

UConn women still No. 1; S Dakota, Michigan, Princeton in

NEW YORK (AP) — UConn cruised to two more conference wins and remained No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to start off 2020. The Huskies received 19 first-place vo...

Rutgers' Stringer offers condolences to Imus family

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer has offered her condolences to the family of late radio personality Don Imus, who used a racial slur to describe the Scarlet Knights in 2007 af...

No. 14 Indiana rolls to 66-56 win over Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jaelynn Penn scored 14 points to help No. 14 Indiana beat Rutgers 66-56 on Tuesday to close out 2019 for both teams. Grace Berger added 13 for the Hoosiers (...

Ionescu, Cox first two picks in AP WNBA mock draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first two rounds this spring. Obviously, a lot can change between now and draft day, as...