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No. 11 Lady Vols face off against No. 18 Seminoles

Two top 25 teams go head-to-head in the Sunshine State, with the No. 11 Lady Vols heading to Tallahassee to take on the No. 18 Seminoles.

Big Ten preview: Which teams will challenge Iowa?

While Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes attract an outsized amount of national attention, the Big Ten is full of players and teams worth getting to know, and capable of challenging Clark and the Hawkeyes for conference supremacy.

ACC preview: Will Va Tech, Notre Dame or UNC come out on top?

Virginia Tech, last season’s tournament champs, and Notre Dame, last season’s regular season champs, are looking to remain at the top of the conference, while North Carolina and others are aiming to take the crown.

Iowa kicks off season with a blowout win

The No. 3 Hawkeyes’ dominance was reflected in their impeccable transition play, solid inside shooting and overall cohesion.

LSU falls to Colorado while S. Carolina shines

No. 20 Colorado upset No. 1 LSU, No. 6 South Carolina dominated No. 10 Notre Dame in Paris and JuJu Watkins wowed as No. 21 USC defeated No. 7 Ohio State.

LSU begins repeat campaign vs. Colorado

The No. 1 LSU Lady Tigers and the No. 20 Colorado Buffaloes kick off the season with a Las Vegas showdown.

South Carolina, Notre Dame tip off in Paris

The No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks and No. 10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish meet in Paris, beginning their seasons by playing the first NCAA women’s regular-season game held in Europe.

Team USA to give Tennessee a preseason test

It may be an exhibition match, but both sides have things to accomplish in this matchup.

Iowa update: Hawkeyes look to maximize depth

The highly-ranked Hawkeyes enter the new season with a deeper and healthier bench.

Big East preview: It’s UConn!

It would be stunning if the UConn Huskies did not, yet again, win the Big East. However, the likes of the Creighton Blue Jays, Marquette Golden Eagles and Villanova Wildcats have the potential to test the conference powerhouse from Storrs.

Pac-12 preview: Will Utah win the last title?

Will Utah win the Pac-12 title in the conference’s final year? Can Stanford reclaim conference supremacy? Will UCLA or USC be the best team in LA? It should be an intriguing final season of #Pac12AfterDark.

SEC preview: Can any team take down LSU?

The No. 1 team in the nation, the LSU Lady Tigers also lead the SEC entering the 2023-24 season. The South Carolina Gamecocks and Tennessee Lady Vols are equipped to challenge the defending the champs for conference supremacy.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Clark, Reese lead preseason All-America team

Notable announcements—the preseason All-America team, Overtime Select and the Seasonlong WNBA Cares Community Assist Award—highlight this week’s women’s basketball news. We also remember the life of Tasha Butts.

Transfers to watch in 2023-24

The transfer portal was full of elite offensive and defensive players that immediately will impact their new teams.

Five sophomores to watch in 2023-24

From athletic scoring guards with deep offensive bags to athletically-gifted forwards and prodigious passers, the NCAA’s sophomore class has plenty of talent at every position on the court.

Freshmen to watch in 2023-24

From LSU’s Mikaylah Williams to USC’s Juju Watkins to Duke’s Jadyn Donovan, get to know some of college basketball’s freshest faces ahead of the 2023-24 season.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Mercury miss mark with head coach hire

Amidst much positive progress for the WNBA and women’s basketball at large, the Phoenix Mercury’s head coaching hire hits like a speed bump. Here’s more on the Mercury’s decision and other women’s hoops news.

The Crossover at Kinnick makes herstory

There is no stopping the growth of women’s sports. The record-setting crowd in Iowa City for the Crossover at Kinnick is just the latest example.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Sky hire T-Spoon as head coach

Teresa Weatherspoon grabs this week’s top women’s hoops headline, as the Hall of Famer will be returning to the WNBA as head coach of the Chicago Sky.

All eyes will be on the Iowa Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes are embracing the privilege of pressure as they look to maintain national prominence.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: The WNBA to the Bay?

More WNBA expansion news headlines the latest happenings in women’s basketball. While a new W team is not yet confirmed, women’s college basketball does have a new postseason tournament.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Clark wins the Sullivan Award

It was a week of honors in women’s college hoops. While Iowa’s Caitlin Clark won the Sullivan Award, Teresa Weatherspoon and Kim Mullkey were honored with statues at Louisiana Tech.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Get ready for award announcements

Two WNBA items highlight this week’s women’s hoops news. While the end-of-season awards announcement schedule is reason for excitement, a memo about playoff travel is reason for frustration.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Might the WNBA be coming to the Mile High City?

This week, we discovered Denver is a finalist for one of two WNBA expansion teams, both of which would enter the league by the 2025 season. Here’s what else happened in the world of women’s hoops.

Hall of Fame Recap

A hearty congratulations to Class of 2023 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees Becky Hammon, Gary Blair and the 1976 US Women’s Olympic Team, as well as Curt Gowdy Award recipient Holly Rowe.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Liz’s interview, Paige’s return and more

This week in women’s basketball, we examine what Liz Cambage said, talk WNBA travel (again), praise the return of Paige Bueckers and more.

This Week in Women’s Basketball: Eyes on PHX with DT’s achievement, Skylar’s allegations

While Diana Taurasi gets praise for passing 10,000 points, eyes should be raised in regard to the Phoenix Mercury’s stalemate with Skylar Diggins-Smith. Catch up on what has happened in Phoenix, and across the women’s basketball world.

Introducing Swish Appeal’s new editor-in-chief

Cat Ariail is Swish Appeal’s new in editor-in-chief. She’ll continue to be supported by a great staff of Eric Nemchock, Edwin Garcia, Zachary Draves, Josh Felton, Chelsea Leite and Stephanie Kaloi.

Nikki McCray-Penson made a huge impact on women’s basketball

Nikki McCray-Penson leaves behind a storied legacy at USA Basketball, Tennessee and Washington, D.C. to name a few places.

Paige Bueckers nearing return and other news

Paige Bueckers of the UConn Huskies missed all of 2022-23 with an ACL tear. She’s almost back.

Wishing Tiana Mangakahia the best as she retires

A recurrence of breast cancer has moved to stage IV for Tiana Mangakahia, who has decided to retire from basketball. She is a Syracuse Orange legend.

Ashley Owusu on her way to Penn State, plus more WBB news

Ashley Owusu will look to raise her WNBA Draft stock in State College with the Penn State Nittany Lions. Plus, news related to Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark.