The 10 women’s college basketball players who must have breakout seasons in 2022-23

7:15 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Which players have the potential to catapult their respective programs to conference … Read more

Geno Auriemma confident in another UConn title

8:23 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer STORRS, Conn. — 2020-21 national player of the year Paige Bueckers may … Read more

New-look Team USA wins fourth straight gold at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

4:07 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer SYDNEY — A fair amount of uncertainty surrounded USA Basketball as they … Read more

FIBA World Cup 2022 – Alyssa Thomas making most of U.S. national team debut

2:25 PM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer One of the most versatile players on Team USA’s roster, Alyssa Thomas … Read more

Team USA routs Canada to reach FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup gold medal game

SYDNEY — Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold medal game of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive tournament. Stewart scored 17 points and the Americans raced out to an early lead to put away Canada 83-43 on Friday. The 43 points was … Read more

FIBA World Cup 2022 – Kahleah Copper helps carry USA Basketball into quarterfinals

10:05 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer SYDNEY — Kahleah Copper received the ball from Breanna Stewart on the … Read more

U.S. women break team record with 27th straight FIBA World Cup win

SYDNEY — There’s been a long legacy of success for the U.S. women’s basketball team at the World Cup. The names change over time, but the results don’t seem to. Kelsey Plum scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 16 and the United States routed Bosnia and Herzegovina 121-59 on Tuesday to break the team record … Read more

U.S. women’s basketball team scores 145 points in rout of South Korea, breaking FIBA World Cup record

SYDNEY — Brionna Jones scored 24 points, A’ja Wilson added 20 and the U.S. used a dominant inside effort for a record performance in a 145-69 win over South Korea on Monday in the World Cup. It broke the highest scoring game in World Cup history, surpassing the 143 points Brazil had in 1990. It … Read more

How Griner’s absence affects Team USA at 2022 FIBA World Cup

7:30 AM ET M.A. VoepelESPN.com Close M.A. Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. The 2022 FIBA World Cup will be the first major competition that the U.S. women’s basketball team will compete in without … Read more

Team USA has new look, new coach and plenty of new faces for 2022 FIBA World Cup

9:25 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Just over a week before USA Basketball travels to Australia for the … Read more