NCAA Tournament 2014

WNBA draft profile: Shoni Schimmel, Louisville

Louisville's Shoni Schimmel will certainly be drafted by a WNBA team in Monday's draft, but if she makes a roster and succeeds she'll be a somewhat unique case.

WNBA draft prospect profile: Bria Hartley, UConn

Projecting a standout role for Bria Hartley in the WNBA is difficult statistically, but her combination of distributing and scoring efficiency could make her a big contributor as a combo guard in...

WNBA draft profile: Stefanie Dolson, UConn

UConn center Stefanie Dolson gained national recognition for her defensive ability in winning the WBCA Defensive Player of the Year award. Yet it might be her passing ability that really sets her...

Final results from our 2014 bracket challenge


We have a winner in our bracket challenge.

WNBA draft prospects: Post-tourney impressions

With the 2014 NCAA Tournament now over, we look back on our community WNBA mock draft, developments during the tournament that could have an effect on the 2014 WNBA draft, and a few players who...

Guest blog: Christofferson anticipating draft day

After a disappointing end to her college career, Iowa State forward Hallie Christofferson is looking forward to continuing her basketball career in the professional ranks.

UConn-Notre Dame drew highest ratings in a decade


Despite a lopsided outcome, Tuesday night's NCAA women's basketball championship game between UConn and Notre Dame drew the largest viewership in a decade.


Video: McBride breaks down after loss to UConn

Angelo Di Carlo of South Bend's News Center 16 conducted an interview with senior Kayla McBride that captured the emotion of a disappointing loss for Notre Dame in the national championship.


Video: McBride, McGraw react to championship loss

Notre Dame players Michaela Mabrey and Kayla McBride as well as coach Muffet McGraw react to their 79-58 loss to UConn in the national championship.

UConn reigns supreme


Undefeated UConn blew out undefeated Notre Dame, 79-58.


Skylar Diggins congratulates Notre Dame's seniors after 2014 National Championship Game


UConn's Dolson, Mosqueda-Lewis, and Stewart get All-Tournament honors


UConn won the 2014 title and earned three All-Tournament selections in the process with Breanna Stewart being named Most Outstanding Player.

Open Thread: National Championship Game's on ESPN


Discuss the game here.

Four things to watch in the national championship


Undefeated Notre Dame is certainly best equipped to beat UConn with all of their offensive weapons, but even they can't afford a lapse in execution on either end if they want emerge as the champs.

The perfect mindset


UConn has established an impressive track record over the past few years, but Kayla McBride and Notre Dame have that same mindset of perfection.

UConn men win national title, beat Kentucky 60-54


A wire to wire win for the Huskies, even though the Wildcats kept it close. Can the women do it tomorrow too?


McGraw and Auriemma trade barbs at pressers

Fair to say that Notre Dame and UConn don't like each other. They hate each other.

UConn two games away from both basketball titles


The men's team has a chance to win the national title tonight. But given that they made it this far in the tournament as an underdog, while the women's team has dominated as a #1 seed, are you...


Video: Brown says UND wanted it more than Maryland

Notre Dame sent a message early on that they were going to take away Maryland's strength and Maryland seemed to concede the point early on.

UConn beats Stanford after slow start, 75-56


Stanford gave UConn a scare early on, but it wasn't enough.

McBride leads ND to a big win over Maryland, 87-61


Kayla McBride had a monster first half and the Terps just couldn't counter. And now the Fighting Irish have a chance to win their second national championship.

Notre Dame dominates boards against Maryland to advance to championship game


Remember that point about Notre Dame having multiple players more than capable of replacing Natalie Achonwa's production? Or that matter of Notre Dame performing just fine against Maryland the first time with Achonwa out for an extended period?

Notre Dame took those observations and magnified them beyond what anyone could've expected with a dominant 50-21 rebounding edge in a blowout of Maryland in the Final Four to advance to the championship game.

We have a recap on the game for more, so click here for more.

For more on the Final Four, check out our 2014 Final Four storystream.

NCAA Final Four Open Thread


We want upsets!

Turnovers key for Maryland against Notre Dame


While the focus of Notre Dame's matchup with Maryland in the Final Four has been Natalie Achonwa's absence, that might not be as big a concern as people make it: the Irish have already beaten...

Finding hope for Stanford against UConn


What does Stanford have to do to beat UConn in the Final Four? Shooting better than 27% from the three point line would be a good start.

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