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NCAA: Mid-major conferences

So-called "mid-major" programs in NCAA women's basketball.

Gonzaga on track for historic finish

The Zags, ranked a program-best No. 13 twice this season, still have room to grow.

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Marc Mitchell begins rebuilding at Saint Peter's

Mitchell comes to Saint Peter's as their head coach from FDU-Florham, where he won a Division III national championship.

BC, Clemson, Longwood make women’s basketball coaching hires

Two ACC programs and one mid major program filled their head coaching vacancies last week.

Belmont: NCAA ticket punched!

Belmont will be playing in the NCAA tournament after winning the championship today.

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Maine removes interim tag, signs Amy Vachon to 4-year deal

"Amy has done an outstanding job during the last 15 months, and she has earned the opportunity to be the permanent head coach of the women's basketball team," says UMaine Director of Athletics Karl...
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The Triple Double: Cause for celebration

In "The Triple Double", Maranne Johnson stands alone and Marquette takes their spot as queens of the Big East.

Is Belmont the next UConn?

The Belmont Bruins own the Ohio Valley Conference, just like a certain team in the American Athletic Conference. Can they win a third straight OVC crown?

Maine looks to do some dancing

The Maine Black Bears won the America East regular season title, but will that translate to postseason success?

Something is Bruin for No. 23 Belmont

The no. 23 Belmont Bruins picked up a huge win on Saturday on the strength of their three seniors.

Delaware State releases head coach

Barbara Burgess is no longer the coach of the Hornets.

Drake “pleased” with court’s decision

The U.S District Court has terminated all charges against Drake and head coach Jennie Baranczyk.

Triple double: Why the Top 16 needs work

Check out three reasons why the selection committee nailed their predictions and why they didn’t.

Morehead State gets pummeled by Belmont

The Morehead State Eagles stood valiantly but had no chance against the No. 24 Belmont Bruins.

Flawless in conference play

No. 24 Belmont won its 15th consecutive OVC game this year in dominating fashion over Eastern Kentucky.

Touched by an angel

After losing the team’s Chaplain, Gonzaga played with a little more passion Thursday to bring home the win in her honor.

Bulldogs wash Toreros off the court

San Diego couldn’t buy a basket against Gonzaga, shooting a dreadful 30 percent from the floor.

Belmont celebrates 50 years of tradition with a massive win

On the 50th anniversary of the Belmont Bruins women's basketball program, the current Bruins team put on a show that made their elders proud.

Gonzaga grounds the Pilots

Thanks to a huge second period and tough defense, the Bulldogs cruised past Portland.

Flipping the script

After starting off slowly, Belmont picked up its intensity to blow past Eastern Illinois.

A coach’s bet — and belief — pays off

Surprise win for Kennesaw State over Stetson? Not for head coach Agnus Berenato who "knew" they would win.

Tough news for Davidson’s Robinson

Andrea Robinson will miss the rest of her season after discovering she has leukemia.

Heartbreaking upset in the “City of Sisterly Love”

Villanova was on the verge of capturing its second straight "Big 5" title— but Penn refused to fold, beating the Wildcats for the first time since 2001.

No love: Mid-majors’ reality in women’s basketball

Even with teams like Green Bay breaking the Top 25, mid-majors aren’t being shown any respect from bigger schools or media outlets.

Hot take: Legends are being made this season

Check out this week’s "The Triple Double" to look at players who are making a name for themselves and why South Carolina might be in a pickle.

Legendary assistant coach to miss games

Jackie Stiles will miss a handful of games for Missouri State as she starts treatment for cancer.

Miss Quadruple-Double

Shakyla Hill stuffed the stat sheet, recording the first quadruple-double since 1993.

Indiana State’s Joey Well resigns as head coach

Indiana State’s Joey Well has resigned, according to multiple reports.

The Triple Double: The Respect issue

Check out some of the most interesting topics as teams head back to the court.

Bulldogs edtion

After trailing in the first period, Gonzaga used ‘defense, rebounds’ to erase its deficit and beat the Leathernecks.

Harvard gets taken to school by FGCU

With Harvard making a late push, FGCU put on their best defensive stand in the final seconds to secure the victory.

Big-time stunner in Portland

The Rebels were rallying to overcome its deficit, but Portland State remained poised and captured the win.

Stetson can’t handle WKU’s Brown Power

It was an intense battle between two notable mid-major teams at the West Palm Beach Invitational. Western Kentucky’s Tashia Brown and Ivy Brown both put on a show for the Lady Toppers to move to 7-3 this season.