Detroit will do all it can to repeat. But the Indiana Fever have more weapons surrounding Tamika Catchings than ever and hope to celebrate their first title this summer.
May 18 10:12 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Very high on the list of "what would do the WNBA good in 2007" is this: Phoenix and Diana Taurasi getting back in the playoffs.
May 16 11:15 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Coaches can talk all they want about "dream jobs" and insist "it's not about the money." But as the past few months have illustrated, Division I coaching in women's basketball really is a business.
Apr 28 5:04 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
After carrying around a lot of excess baggage for a long time, the Penn State program gets a fresh start -- and hopefully will begin to heal -- as new coach Coquese Washington takes over.
Apr 25 1:35 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
At Duke, Joanne P. McCallie takes over a program that has done so much in recent years that anything less than an NCAA title will not be considered good enough.
Apr 22 6:54 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
A source with knowledge of the hiring process at Duke told ESPN.com on Tuesday night that Michigan State's Joanne P. McCallie will succeed Gail Goestenkors as the Blue Devils' head coach.
Apr 18 1:47 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Van Chancellor takes over at LSU Joanne Boyle says no thanks to her alma mater, Duke Mickie DeMoss leaves Kentucky all in another eventful day of "As the Coaching World Turns."
Apr 12 12:22 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Ah, there's nothing more fun than picking the Top 25 for next season when next season is seven months away.
Apr 12 11:16 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Nobody should say the things Don Imus said about the Rutgers women, a group of fine young people whom the entire state of New Jersey and the world of college athletics can cite as what's right in our society today.
Apr 13 12:11 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Leaving Duke behind wasn't easy. But new Texas coach Gail Goestenkors says it was "time for me to step outside that nest, and have a new experience."
Apr 6 1:28 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Wednesday's trades were as big as the picks. And though there's a lot of unknowns, everyone came out optimistic -- just like most draft days.
Apr 4 9:24 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The fact Rutgers didn't win Tuesday should not be the lingering memory of the 2006-07 Scarlet Knights. Rather, it's the fact that they were playing Tuesday.
Apr 4 9:28 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Back in 1998, we might have wondered when somebody besides Tennessee would win the NCAA title. Who knew a nine-year drought was coming? But the Lady Vols were back on top Tuesday.
Apr 4 8:47 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tuesday's title game marks a silver-anniversary reunion for coaches Pat Summitt and C. Vivian Stringer. And there's no women's coaching matchup with more history.
Apr 4 5:17 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee is the predictable favorite. But Rutgers isn't buying into the underdog role. Both teams' amazing seasons will come to an end Tuesday -- but only one will be a winner.
Apr 3 12:56 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
UNC looked bound for the NCAA title game. And then everything went wrong. So wrong that even Duke fans probably felt bad for the Tar Heels.
Apr 2 11:27 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With eight minutes left in Sunday's semifinal, it looked like Tennessee would be headed home. But Candace Parker and the Lady Vols executed at the end of the game better than UNC to earn a trip to Tuesday's title game.
Apr 2 4:09 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Talk about your matchup nightmares. Come Sunday, can North Carolina keep Candace Parker in check? And can the Lady Vols keep up with the Tar Heels' athletic posts?
Apr 1 1:48 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee appears to be the favorite. But this expert says this is the kind of Final Four where anybody could win and it wouldn't be a total surprise.
Apr 1 1:48 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The day before the semifinals is always the busiest day of the Final Four. Saturday didn't disappoint.
Apr 1 1:47 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
LSU junior center Sylvia Fowles said Saturday there is no chance she'll skip her last season in order to enter Wednesday's WNBA draft.
Mar 31 7:01 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Forget "rock" or "roll" "defense" is the buzz word in Cleveland. All four teams play it well and will be counting on defense to help them advance in the Final Four.
Mar 30 11:29 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Choosing to stay at Duke or take the head coaching job at Texas is a monumental and agonizing choice for Gail Goestenkors. It's a decision she has more than earned the right to make -- and have respected by everyone.
Apr 1 2:09 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tennessee's redshirt sophomore Candace Parker has said she will not be entering Wednesday's WNBA draft, although technically she would be eligible. However, LSU junior Sylvia Fowles is also eligible -- thanks to the fact that she will turn 22 in this calendar year.
Mar 30 7:24 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
The Purdue careers of Katie Gearlds and Erin Lawless ended with a loss to UNC, but the seniors left everything they had on the floor.
Mar 29 9:54 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel