Women's basketball

Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 25, 2021 - 6:04 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ COVID-19 tests within the Bucknell men’s and women’s basketball Tier 1 group that were announced as positive on Saturday have been amended to a negative result by the laboratory that conducted the testing. The...
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Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
January 25, 2021 - 1:02 pm
Louisville and North Carolina State both survived upset bids by unranked teams to remain the top two teams in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Monday. The No. 1 Cardinals needed a late basket from Dana Evans to stave off Wake Forest on Sunday while the second-ranked Wolfpack...
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Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
January 24, 2021 - 5:26 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville spent most of Sunday looking little like the nation's top-ranked team, from struggling to make shots to keeping a determined opponent off the boards. Of course, it helps to have Dana Evans to offset all that — and allow the Cardinals to barely avoid a huge...
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San Jose Sharks' Dylan Gambrell, right, tries to hold back Minnesota Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 23, 2021 - 7:57 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The San Jose Sharks will open their home schedule in the desert. The Sharks’ first two home games will be Feb. 1 and 3 against the Vegas Golden Knights at Gila River Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes. The Sharks...
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., who is running for reelection, speaks to the media at Cobb County International Airport on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Kennesaw, Ga. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
January 20, 2021 - 12:50 am
The Atlanta Dream are close to being sold, ending defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler's contentious stint as a WNBA owner. “As it relates to the Atlanta Dream, we understand a sale of the franchise is close to being finalized,” the league said in a statement. “Once the sale negotiation is concluded,...
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UConn forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) shoots against Butler in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)
January 19, 2021 - 11:30 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list. The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. The victory leaves him just behind Stanford’s Tara...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma and associate head coach Chris Dailey sanitize their hands before an NCAA college basketball game against Providence at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)
January 18, 2021 - 6:54 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma says playing an NCAA Tournament this year, at least on the men's side, is a fiscal necessity for most schools. The Hall of Famer was responding Monday to comments by Baylor coach Kim Mulkey, who said she believes the college...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin wears a face mask as she waits for the podium ceremony after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
January 18, 2021 - 4:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Canadian women’s hockey team opened a 35-player camp in a Calgary bubble. The 14-day camp is the first physical gathering of national-team players in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada...
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Louisville coach Jeff Walz gestures during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)
January 18, 2021 - 1:05 pm
Louisville is No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Cardinals moved to the top spot on Monday, a day after previous No. 1 Stanford lost to Colorado. Louisville received 20 first-place votes from a 29-member national media panel. Its...
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Stanford forward Francesca Belibi, right, blocks a shot by Colorado forward Charlotte Whittaker in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 17, 2021 - 4:35 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Frida Formann hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime to lead the Colorado Buffaloes to a 77-72 upset win over No. 1 Stanford on Sunday. Peanut Tuitele blocked Lexi Hull’s 3-point attempt that would have tied it at with a second left to give Colorado its first win...
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