Posts by Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith has covered women's basketball nationally for nearly three decades. Smith has worked for, The Athletic, the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as and She was named to the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame in 2015, is the 2017 recipient of the Jake Wade Media Award from the Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) and was named the Mel Greenberg Media Award winner by the WBCA in 2019.

ASU coach Natasha Adair running her teaam's practice

Adair ready to pave her own path at Arizona State

October 3, 2022

Taking over for a legend isn’t a strange task for Natasha Adair

Head Coach Lindsay Gottlieb and her USC squad will look to improve the 2022-23 season with a roster full of new faces. (Photo credit: Jenny Chuang/USC Athletics.)

How UCLA’s Cori Close, USC’s Lindsay Gottlieb are preparing for the Big Ten already

September 20, 2022

‘It’s nice to be in a position where everybody wanted us’

M.A. Voepel and Michelle Smith McDonald at the 2022 Final Four. (Voepel photo)

M.A. Voepel is the gold standard

September 9, 2022

Essential chronicler of women’s basketball to receive Curt Gowdy Media Award