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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.

March 31st, 2012

Women’s Final Four: Baylor’s Still The Favorite

The women’s NCAA tournament started three weeks ago with four No. 1 seeds, and four No. 1 seeds are all that remain heading into this weekend’s Final Four in Denver. Michelle Smith of ESPNW joins Bill to tackle all the big topics heading into this weekend’s games.

March 24th, 2012

Pat Summitt: An Unparalleled Coaching Career

Pat Summitt has more wins than any other basketball coach in NCAA history. The head coach of the Tennessee women is suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. As Summitt nears the end of what might be her final season, Bill Littlefield reflects on her career.

March 22nd, 2012

Can Anyone Beat Baylor?

Brittney Griner and the Baylor Bears are dominating women’s college basketball. They’re so good that it almost becomes performance art. Bill Littlefield obliges with a poetic tribute to one of the greatest teams ever.

March 17th, 2012

Tall Task: UCSB Vs. Baylor Women’s Basketball

The Baylor women’s basketball team is an overwhelming favorite to win this year’s NCAA tournament. The team with the first shot to topple the Bears are the U.C. Santa Barbara Gauchos. Bill speaks with coach Carlene Mitchell about her team’s chances against the Bears.

November 5th, 2011

Baylor’s Brittney Griner Finds Her Spotlight

Brittney Griner, junior center for the Baylor Bears, hopes to lead her team to an NCAA national championship this season. Ron Schachter reports from Waco, Texas.

March 26th, 2011

College Women’s Basketball with Michelle Smith

The 2011 women’s NCAA Tournament hasn’t seen too many upsets. All four number one seeds advanced to the Elite Eight, and there doesn’t seem like there’s much stopping them from reaching the Final Four. Bill talks with ESPNW’s Michelle Smith about which favorites might fall in the final rounds of the tournament.

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