Posts by Matthew Walter

Matthew Walter covers the Las Vegas Aces, the Pac-12 and the WCC for the Next. He is a former Director of Basketball Operations and Video Coordinator at three different Division I women's basketball programs.

A 6’2 shooter? How Olivia Pollerd became Santa Clara’s 3-point sniper

February 25, 2024

Olivia Pollerd is having one of the best three point shooting seasons in Santa Clara history. She is also 6’2 and leading the team in blocks

Alysha Clark (7) and Kiah Stokes (41) try to box out Breanna Stewart (30) during Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on October 11, 2023, at Michelob Ultra Arena.

Las Vegas Aces re-sign two key pieces, add post depth

February 2, 2024

The Aces made some small moves to kick off WNBA free agency, but they will pay dividends for the reigning champs

Las Vegas Aces guard Chelsea Gray shoots a fadeaway jump shot over two New York Liberty defenders while center Kiah Stokes sets a screen.

2024 WNBA free agency preview: Las Vegas Aces

January 11, 2024

The Aces need the same thing in free agency as they did in 2023: depth

How Gonzaga’s Yvonne Ejim has developed into one of the best post players in the country

December 28, 2023

Ejim has followed in the footsteps of many past Bulldogs frontcourt players

Saint Mary's forward Ali Bamberger prepares to shoot a 3-pointer from the top of the key as an Illinois State defender contests.

How an ACL tear helped grow the Bamberger family legacy at Saint Mary’s

December 16, 2023

Ali Bamberger seemed destined to be an all-time great for Saint Mary’s since the day she was born

Aaronette Vonleh tries to score over two LSU defenders in Colorado's opening game of the season. Photo Credit: Colorado Athletics

How Colorado beat LSU, USC took down Ohio State

November 8, 2023

Sights and sounds from a Las Vegas opening day doubleheader

2023-24 WCC preview

October 27, 2023

A look at what to expect from all nine schools in the conference

Barclays Center has not been kind to the Aces in 2023

October 16, 2023

Chelsea Gray injury is major concern for Las Vegas

Why are the Las Vegas Aces playing their best basketball in the WNBA Finals?

October 12, 2023

‘When they’re locked in and rested, I like us’

How the Aces backcourt stole the show in WNBA Finals Game 1

October 9, 2023

“The three of them, our trio of guards I thought were pretty ridiculous overall,” -Becky Hammon