March Madness: Conference tournament schedule, NCAA tournament automatic qualifiers

March Madness is almost here! March 12, also known as Selection Sunday, is on the horizon. But before the madness truly gets underway, we have 32 conference tournaments to decide…

Women’s basketball: Washington’s Kelsey Plum moves into 2nd place on career scoring list

LOS ANGELES — Washington guard Kelsey Plum’s postgame celebration Sunday consisted of hugs with family and friends, pictures with kids, autographs and then she was headed to ESPN’s nearby studios…

President’s Day: A look at U.S. presidents in college sports

President’s Day, which was originally established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington, is now popularly celebrated to recognize all current and former U.S. presidents. For more than 220 years…

Women’s basketball: Ohio State’s Shayla Cooper evolves on, off court

Shayla Cooper declined to elaborate much on her post-graduate basketball plans. Instead, she trained her index finger on her focuses for the moment. Along a wall of the Ohio State…

Women’s basketball: Big 12 title on the line as Baylor, Texas clash

When Karen Aston and her basketball team set preseason goals, there was no discussion about long winning streaks or a victory over Baylor. Texas has always been judged by rings…

Morning Madness: Monday, Feb. 20

Here’s what you need to know in college hoops for Monday, Feb. 20. Well, the weekend went somewhat according to plan. Only two lower-ranked/unranked teams pulled off an upset in…