Tag Archives: basketball

Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso and more talk about their big night at the WNBA Draft

Not far from where Dior held its pre-fall show at the Brooklyn Museum, crowds of fans lined the street outside the Brooklyn Academy of Music early Monday afternoon hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite basketball players. It was a scene more vibrant than ever before outside of the 2024 WNBA Draft, as the… Read More »

USC’s confident, energetic Eric Musselman can give the basketball program a much-needed boost

Eric Musselman, center, is introduced as USC’s new men’s basketball coach by USC President Carol Folt (left) and athletic director Jennifer Cohen during a news conference Friday at the Galen Center. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times) As a new day begins for USC men’s basketball, a white horse waited inside the doors of… Read More »

Why many NCAA women’s basketball stars didn’t grow up watching the game

ALBANY, N.Y. – One of Hannah Hidalgo’s first memories of women’s basketball came in fifth grade. There was no special team involved, no phenomenal player or competition worthy of an instant classic. It was the way people talked about it, hated it and openly bashed it. It made Notre Dame’s freshman star not want to… Read More »

A heart condition nearly ended Tyon Grant-Foster’s hoops career (and his life) before he led Grand Canyon to its first NCAA Tournament win

On March 30, 2023, Tyon Grant-Foster sat at home on his computer waiting for a Zoom meeting to start with his doctor at the Mayo Clinic. He had been away from the basketball court for 16 months after collapsing twice and undergoing two heart surgeries. Grant-Foster was waiting to hear definitively whether he could return… Read More »

10 best players to watch this college basketball season

For the second straight year, an international player could be selected No. 1 overall in the 2024 NBA Draft, with French prospects Alex Sarr and Zaccharie Risacher at the top. The NBA game is becoming more global, but there are still a lot of talented players in college basketball who are making this season very… Read More »

Go for Eutectics! College basketball’s most prolific scorer plays for a school (with a strange mascot) you’ve never heard of

The woman about to etch her name in the college basketball record books made the unlikely look look easy on Tuesday night. After picking up her dribble in the paint, she was swarmed by long-armed help defenders, spun out of a double-team and made a fiercely contested shot high off the glass. The level of… Read More »