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.

Washington Mystics wing Alysha Clark (22) defends Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) during a game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 14, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Alysha Clark expected to sign with the Las Vegas Aces in free agency

January 29, 2023

The 2022 WNBA champs take another step towards building a super team by signing 2x champ Alysha Clark

Candace Parker high-fives teammate Kahleah Copper

How Candace Parker’s versatility will make the Las Vegas Aces even more dangerous

January 28, 2023

Parker will team up with A’ja Wilson to give the Aces a dominant frontcourt — and perhaps a superteam

What does it take to be a successful sixth woman? Just ask San Francisco’s Jasmine Gayles

January 24, 2023

‘Jasmine is the perfect sixth player — she’s unselfish and wants to do everything she can to help the team win’

Dearica Hamby holds the ball above her head at the top of the key with a defender on her.

How trading away Dearica Hamby gives Las Vegas Aces flexibility this offseason

January 21, 2023

Plus, how Amanda Zahui B. fits the Aces’ style of play

Haylee Andrews

How Haylee Andrews has taken the Pilots from grounded to soaring

January 7, 2023

The senior from Australia has been one of the main catalysts behind the turnaround of the Portland program

2023 WNBA free agency preview: Las Vegas Aces

January 6, 2023

The reigning champs don’t have a lot of cap space but their core is locked up

The role family played in Taycee Wedin becoming the WCC’s all-time 3-point leader

December 19, 2022

The Saint Mary’s senior guard seemed destined from birth to become a shooter.

Haley Van Dyke was destined to play basketball at Washington

December 14, 2022

‘It’s just crazy to see the growth’

How Anaya James and Elizabeth Elliott’s intertwining paths led them to Pacific

December 7, 2022

The two sophomores from Inglewood, California have played with or against each since fourth grade and now are trying to take the Tigers to the top of the WCC

Stanford can learn a lot from fourth-quarter collapse against South Carolina

November 21, 2022

The Cardinal fell apart in the fourth quarter on Sunday but can grow from the loss to the Gamecocks