women’s college basketball

In The News
April 13th, 2013

UConn’s Auriemma Ties Summitt With 8th Title

With Tuesday’s decisive victory over Louisville, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma earned his eighth national championship, equalling Pat Summitt’s mark at Tennessee. The Hartford Courant’s John Altavilla joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment and the future of the UConn program.

April 10th, 2013

A Distraction During NCAA Women’s Tourney

On Tuesday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team overwhelmed Louisville, 93-60, to win their eighth NCAA Championship. But according to Bill Littlefield, an NBA owner’s headline-grabbing draft plan provided an unnecessary distraction from the Huskies’ ongoing dynasty.

In Depth
April 6th, 2013

Women’s Final Four Includes A Newcomer

The women’s Final Four tips off this Sunday with Cal taking on Louisville and Connecticut facing Notre Dame. Who will come out on top? espnW’s Michelle Smith has the answer.

March 30th, 2013

Brittney Griner’s Success Attracts Criticism

The success of Baylor women’s basketball standout Brittney Griner has attracted attention — some positive, some negative. ESPN’s Kate Fagan joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the six-foot-eight star.

March 23rd, 2013

Kentucky Women Keep Hoops Hopes Alive

Kentucky fans are pinning their March Madness hopes on the women’s basketball team, making its fourth-straight appearance in the NCAA tournament. Head coach Matthew Mitchell tells Bill Littlefield how the Wildcats are preparing.

March 16th, 2013

Career 900 For Stringer, Rutgers Misses Dance

For the first time in 11 years, the Rutgers women’s basketball will likely not play in the NCAA tournament. Head Coach C. Vivian Stringer joins Bill Littlefield to reflect on the season and to discuss her 900th career win.

In The News
March 16th, 2013

High Hopes For Diggins, No. 2 Notre Dame

Following Notre Dame’s victory over UConn in the Big East tournament, expectations are high for star Skylar Diggins and the No. 2 women’s basketball team heading into the NCAA tournament.

March 9th, 2013

Princeton Prospers Thanks To Friendship

The Princeton women’s basketball team hopes to clinch its fourth straight Ivy League championship this weekend. The Tigers owe much of their success to seniors Niveen Rasheed and Lauren Polansky, two friends with an unusual backstory.

October 20th, 2012

Trying To Become The NBA’s First Female Coach

Natalie Nakase, a video intern for the L.A. Clippers, wants to become the first female coach in the NBA. ESPN’s Kate Fagan wrote about the former NCAA and professional player, and talked with Bill about Nakase’s work ethic and determination to succeed.

June 9th, 2012

A Hole-In-One For Pat Summitt

Former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt has early-onset dementia. She retired in April. Nonetheless, Summitt has added yet another athletic achievement to her resume. This time on the golf course. Bill Littlefield explains.

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