College Sports Archive

  • Huskies, Irish set up title game rematch

    For the second year in a row, it's Notre Dame vs. UConn -- two teams that don't like each other much but continue to set the bar in women's basketball -- in the title game.

    Apr 5 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Young frontcourt leads Irish back to title game

    Sophomore Taya Reimer and freshman Brianna Turner fueled Notre Dame's fast start and gave the Irish the edge needed to hold off South Carolina.

    Apr 6 9:40 AM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • How Notre Dame beat South Carolina

    Madison Cable hit a putback with 20 seconds to play to lift Notre Dame past South Carolina 66-65 and into its fourth NCAA championship game in five seasons.

    Apr 5 | By Charlie Creme

  • UConn's Tuck making most of return to court

    Forced to redshirt during UConn's 2014 title run, sophomore forward Morgan Tuck has helped turn the Huskies' offense into a "you-can't-stop-all-five-of-us" attack this season.

    Apr 5 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Story just beginning for Maryland sophomores

    UConn was unbeatable on Sunday, but Maryland's Brionna Jones, Lexie Brown and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough have all the tools to carry the Terrapins for the next two years.

    Apr 6 2:17 AM ET | By Kate Fagan

  • Gamecocks use loss as learning experience

    South Carolina coach Dawn Staley hopes the sting of the Gamecocks' loss to Notre Dame in the national semifinals sparks the program to be better next season.

    Apr 6 1:55 AM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • Cable's putback puts Irish back into title game

    Madison Cable entered the Final Four as its most unlikely hero, but the senior guard's only field goal of the night helped push Notre Dame into its fourth title game in five years.

    Apr 5 | By Graham Hays

  • 'Everybody's rooting' for young, fearless Terps

    Maryland wasn't supposed to be here. But the young Terps made their way to Tampa, where "everybody's rooting" for them heading into Sunday's semifinal against UConn, Brenda Frese says.

    Apr 4 | By Kate Fagan

  • How UConn beat Maryland

    Maryland trailed by 11 at halftime, but Morgan Tuck, Breanna Stewart and UConn put away the Terps early in the second half to move one win away from the program's 10th national championship.

    Apr 5 | By Charlie Creme

  • Halftime analysis: UConn 44, Maryland 33

    Morgan Tuck (13 points), Moriah Jefferson (11) and Breanna Stewart (10) each scored in double figures as defending champion UConn took the first-half lead.

    Apr 5 | By Charlie Creme

  • Halftime analysis: Notre Dame 32, South Carolina 28

    A look at how Notre Dame built a 32-28 halftime lead over South Carolina in Sunday's national semifinal.

    Apr 5 | By Charlie Creme

  • Lauren Hill gets Pat Summitt award from USBWA

    Lauren Hill is still touching people months after her ongoing battle with pediatric brain cancer came to light nationally and was honored by the USBWA with the Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award.

    Apr 5 6:31 PM ET

  • #WSmackTalk: Where Bragging Rights Are On The Line

    Follow the action as former Notre Dame Fighting Irish (@TBD) and ex-Gamecock Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) represent for their alma maters when Notre Dame takes on South Carolina.

    Apr 5 5:26 PM ET

  • People's Choice: Final Four Social Media Winners

    Results of our "Who will win in the Final Four?" social media poll.

    Apr 5 3:13 PM ET | By Adena Andrews

  • #WSmackTalk: Where bragging rights are on the line

    Follow the action as former UConn Husky Sue Bird (@S10Bird) and ex-Terrapin Alyssa Thomas (@athomas_25) represent for their alma maters.

    Apr 5 11:51 AM ET

  • 5 things you're missing in Tampa Bay

    Can't make it to the NCAA Women's Final Four but still want to know what it's like in Tampa Bay? Have no fear, we're here to help.

    Apr 4 10:44 PM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • Stewart edges Loyd for AP Player; Semrau COY

    Breanna Stewart has been voted The Associated Press' player of the year in the closest vote since 2007.

    Apr 4 10:11 PM ET

  • Is Indiana religious freedom law 'fix' enough?

    NCAA president Mark Emmert said the NCAA would monitor the bill's rollout and push for the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity as "protected classes" under existing state law.

    Apr 4 8:56 PM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • Will Zahui B. leave Minnesota for WNBA draft?

    Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. is eligible for the WNBA draft and on Saturday would not commit to returning to the Gophers next season.

    Apr 4 7:30 PM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • FSU's Semrau wins AP Coach of the Year award

    Florida State's Sue Semrau is The Associated Press' Coach of the Year.

    Apr 4 5:44 PM ET

  • UConn star Stewart wins Wade Trophy award

    UConn junior Breanna Stewart added a little more hardware to her collection Saturday, winning the Wade Trophy, honoring the nation's top player. She also was named to the WBCA All-America team.

    Apr 4 4:57 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Reeves tosses first Citadel no-hitter since '02

    James Reeves struck out 14 while throwing the first no-hitter for The Citadel in 13 years, blanking Mercer 4-0 on Thursday night.

    Apr 2 9:59 PM ET

  • Franklin honored as top NCAA female swimmer

    Cal's Missy Franklin has won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top woman in college swimming.

    Apr 2 9:55 PM ET

  • Emmert: Indiana law to affect future decisions

    NCAA president Mark Emmert will wait to see how the Indiana legislature changes its RFRA law but said the controversy has the NCAA looking more thoughtfully at where it will host championships.

    Apr 2 7:21 PM ET | By Dana O'Neil