Posts by Howard Megdal

Howard is the founder of The Next and editor-in-chief.

Nika Muhl speaks with reporters at the 2024 WNBA Draft.

Source: Nika Mühl set to make WNBA debut Wednesday for Seattle Storm

May 20, 2024

Queen Victoria to blame for added Mühl delay

NCAA President Charlie Baker giving a speech

Charlie Baker says NCAA will have units for women’s tournament by 2024-25 season

April 7, 2024

Baker: ‘Our goal is to get it up for the next fiscal year’

Iowa forward Hannah Stuelke yells and clenches her fists in celebration.

For Iowa’s Hannah Stuelke, ‘confidence is everything’ in Final Four win

April 6, 2024

Lisa Bluder: ‘We just kept telling her how good she was’

Iowa's Lisa Bluder and Caitlin Clark smile for a photo with Clark's AP Player of the Year trophy.

For Caitlin Clark and Iowa, there’s unfinished business and appreciation of the journey

April 5, 2024

Lisa Bluder: ‘People should have been talking about women’s basketball for a long time now’

Sydney Affolter heads to the rim against Colorado.

Sydney Affolter’s moment for Iowa was years in the making

March 31, 2024

Caitlin Clark: ‘Everybody on the team needs a player like Syd’

Caitlin Clark elevates for a layup in a Sweet 16 game against Colorado.

Sellout crowd gathers to see Iowa and Caitlin Clark do what they always do

March 30, 2024

Hawkeyes can avenge last season, reach Final Four with one more win

Raven Johnson of South Carolina shoots against Indiana in Albany.

Raven Johnson fulfills Aliyah Boston’s South Carolina prophecy

March 29, 2024

Dawn Staley’s South Carolina remake works as intended

Notre Dame guard Hannah Hidalgo dribbling the ball.

Hannah Hidalgo’s journey is just beginning

March 29, 2024

Niele Ivey: ‘She’s never going to stop playing’

Colorado head coach JR Payne speaks to the media from a podium.

Colorado and Iowa reflect on their second time around in NCAA Tournament

March 29, 2024

Lisa Bluder: ‘I’m sure they’re looking forward to this rematch’

Katie Lou Samuelson reacts with surprise during a game against the Washington Mystics on Aug. 7, 2022. (Domenic Allegra photo)

Indiana Fever agree to terms with Katie Lou Samuelson

February 1, 2024

Inside what motivated Samuelson, Fever to come together