The at-large pool has grown to 33 with the Ivy League opting out. And if the NCAA tourney is held at one site, geographical placement is eliminated.
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Although bracketing becomes easier and seeding becomes less important with a one-site NCAA tournament, picking the teams might be harder than ever.
- Pac-12 gives hoops go-ahead for Nov. 25 start
- Stanford mulls Olympic Village-like plan for teams
- Baylor lands Stanford grad transfer Carrington
- UNLV hires Stanford's La Rocque as hoops coach
College basketball was one of the first sports canceled in March. Since then, the sport and its players have seen nearly every league at every level return. Now, it's finally time for college basketball's return.
Who will become the face of the women's game? Which teams were unanimous Final Four picks? Can anyone prevent Rhyne Howard from winning player of the year?
Eight players from the SEC, including No. 1 Rhyne Howard of Kentucky, lead the way in our list of the best 25 players in the country.
Signing Azzi Fudd bolsters UConn's talented recruiting class, but the Huskies still trail South Carolina for the top spot.
Sabrina Ionescu is gone, but with Stanford, Arizona, UCLA and Oregon all ranked in the top 10, the Pac-12 has plenty of star power left.
Women's college basketball's way-too-early Top 25: UConn climbs to No. 3; South Carolina still No. 1
South Carolina and Stanford remain 1-2, but UConn and Louisville are climbing as Baylor and Mississippi State each dropped two spots.
Will there be enough scholarships? Will incoming freshmen share rosters with the seniors they were supposed to replace? Coaches and players weigh in.
We ranked the top 25 women's basketball recruiting classes for 2021, and some familiar teams are near the top.
While Baylor and Louisville are climbing up the Way-Too-Early Top 25, South Carolina and Stanford remain at 1-2.
The Pac-12 announced Thursday that the conference's men's and women's basketball teams could begin their seasons on Nov. 25, the same day as the rest of the country.
Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer said the school might opt for a bubble-like environment on campus if student-athletes return this fall to try to get ready for 2021.
Maya Moore and Breanna Stewart are among the highly touted high school prospects who turned into WNBA stars.
Former Stanford standout DiJonai Carrington will transfer to Baylor for her final season of eligibility.
One high school's all-time roster features three No. 1 overall WNBA draft picks who combined for 24 All-Star Games and seven Olympic gold medals.
From Baylor's Kim Mulkey and UConn's Geno Auriemma to South Carolina's Dawn Staley and Stanford's Tara VanDerveer, who will follow in their footsteps?
Maryland's transfers, Destiny Slocum's move to Arkansas and new homes for Vic Schaefer and Niele Ivey had a domino effect on the bracket.
In the first projection for 2020-21, South Carolina is back as the No. 1 overall seed, but Stanford is top dog in the Pac-12.
From Aari McDonald to Evina Westbrook, plenty of talent will take the floor next season. Rhyne Howard tops the list of player of the year candidates.
As the 2020 WNBA draft approaches, ESPN looked at the schools that have produced the best players at each position. UConn fared well.
Stanford senior Anna Wilson overcame the death of her dad, the challenge of growing up with a Super Bowl-winning brother and complications from concussions. All that helped her prepare for life -- after the game.
We remember the Women's Final Fours when Morgan William and Arike Ogunbowale became part of college basketball lore.
While we still reluctantly say goodbye to 2019-20 and wonder what might have been, we also can't wait to look ahead at what's to come next season.