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NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament

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  • Princeton has chance to show it belongs among women's elite

    Princeton has chance to show it belongs among women's elite
    You don't expect to see two top-15 teams collide in the second round of the NCAA tournament. And there lies the rub for Princeton coach Courtney Banghart as her undefeated Tigers prepare to meet top-seeded Maryland Monday in the NCAA women's...
  • Terps women open NCAA tournament with 75-57 victory

    Terps women open NCAA tournament with 75-57 victory
    Maryland center Brionna Jones could only giggle at the comparison. “Like PT boats attacking a battleship,” New Mexico State coach Mark Trakh said in describing the destruction the 6-foot-3 Jones inflicted on his shorter, slighter players...
  • Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton

    Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton
    Editor's note: In 1948, Betty Mullen was a 15-year-old Weissport resident who qualified for the Olympic swimming trails. Although she didn't qualify for the team that competed that year in London, Mullen eventually set world records and competed in the...
  • President Obama's niece threatened before Princeton-Maryland game

    President Obama's niece threatened before Princeton-Maryland game
    A threat made against President Obama's niece, Leslie Robinson, a forward for the Princeton Tigers, prompted increased security at Monday's NCAA tournament game between Princeton and Maryland, according to USA Today. The Maryland Athletics Department...
  • Ty Grace Has University Of New Haven Chargers On A Roll

    NEW HAVEN — During a recent New Haven women's basketball practice, the range of coach Ty Grace's approach was on display. Pushing for the right tempo in one drill, she shouted orders that echoed throughout Charger Gymnasium. Before and after that,...
  • On The Fly: Bet Against Tom Izzo At Your Own Risk

    On The Fly: Bet Against Tom Izzo At Your Own Risk
    There he is again. Michigan State is in the Sweet 16. Betting against Tom Izzo this time of year is not the smartest thing, yet many of us did in our office pools. ... Writes Pat Forde on Yahoo Sports concerning the NCAA Tournament: "To understand how...
  • Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level

    Rutgers Works To Return To UConn's Level
    STORRS — Before Saturday night, the last NCAA Tournament appearance was three years ago, the last tournament victory was four years ago, and the last time Rutgers was truly a star on the national women's basketball stage was eight years ago....
  • Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon are mutual admirers as their Maryland teams prepare for March Madness

    Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon are mutual admirers as their Maryland teams prepare for March Madness
    Mark Turgeon was on the phone, recruiting, the first few times Brenda Frese ducked into his office to greet her new coaching colleague at the University of Maryland. So when he found a free minute, he walked down the hall and stuck his head into Frese's...
  • Maryland women's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament

    Maryland women's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament
    There was a time three months ago when they were a 6-2 team, missing their star player from the previous season and unsure of the road ahead. The Maryland women’s basketball team found itself in those early days of disappointment — found its...
  • As March Madness looms, Maryland basketball's success reminds supporters of glory years

    As March Madness looms, Maryland basketball's success reminds supporters of glory years
    It's not hard to pinpoint the moment when Maryland men's basketball fans felt their team's present connect to its glorious past. The date was Feb. 24. The opponent was mighty Wisconsin. The final score was 59-53, Terps. A sellout crowd surged onto the...
  • Maryland women aim to avoid history in first round of NCAA tournament

    Maryland women aim to avoid history in first round of NCAA tournament
    It's happened exactly once in the history of the women's NCAA tournament, and the 2015 Maryland team has no intention of becoming victim No. 2. Seventeen years ago, Harvard became the first and so far, only, No. 16 seed to upset a No. 1 — in...