Posts by Mitchell Northam

Notre Dame guard Olivia Miles sits on the bench at Purcell Pavilion ahead of the Irish's Jan. 7, 2024 game against UNC. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Behind the scenes, Olivia Miles has played a crucial role in Notre Dame’s Sweet 16 run

March 28, 2024

Sonia Citron: “If we can defend her, we can defend anyone in the country”

Virginia Tech hits a crossroads as NCAA Tournament begins

March 22, 2024

Is this the end of an era for the Hokies?

Miami head coach Katie Meier holds one finger up as she sits at the podium and speaks with reporters at the Sweet 16 in 2023. A March Madness backdrop is visible behind her.

Katie Meier retires from Miami after 19 seasons, leaving a void in the ACC

March 21, 2024

In many ways, Katie Meier is ACC women’s basketball

Miami head coach Katie Meier puts her arms in the air and smiles widely after a win in the 2023 Sweet 16.

Under Katie Meier, Miami’s success in March should no longer be a surprise

March 8, 2024

A year removed from an Elite Eight run, Meier’s Hurricanes Marched on again Thursday

2023-24 ACC preview

October 30, 2023

Virginia Tech’s depth is a storyline to watch

Notre Dame guard Olivia Miles directs traffic during a regular season matchup against N.C. State on Jan. 29, 2023 in Raleigh. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Olivia Miles’ status remains uncertain, but Niele Ivey has Notre Dame ready to ‘pivot’

October 28, 2023

If Miles can’t play, expect Notre Dame to lean on freshman Hannah Hidalgo.

Kenny Brooks hoists up the net he cut down after winning the ACC Tournament championship on March 5, 2023 in Greensboro, N.C. Virginia Tech faces LSU Friday night in the 2023 Women's Final Four. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Through Kenny Brooks, the strongest branch in Lefty Driesell’s coaching tree is in women’s basketball

March 24, 2023

Virginia Tech head coach Kenny Brooks has found success in Blacksburg

Ashley Owusu warms up before Virginia Tech's game at UNC in Chapel Hill on Feb. 23, 2023. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Why isn’t Ashley Owusu playing for Virginia Tech?

March 7, 2023

The former Drysdale Award winner says she’s healthy, but she didn’t play a single minute in the ACC Tournament

Georgia Amoore, the ACC Tournament MVP, smiles and holds the championship trophy after Virginia Tech's win over Louisville on March 5, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C.

How Georgia Amoore powered Virginia Tech to an ACC championship: An oral history

March 7, 2023

‘It was always about putting us on the map’

Virginia coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton on the sidelines of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro on March 1, 2023. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

For Virginia, an early ACC tournament exit shouldn’t spoil Agugua-Hamilton’s accomplishments

March 2, 2023

Virginia’s single-season turnaround from five to 15 wins under coach Mox should not be overlooked