High School & Recruiting

Brown guard Kyla Jones shoots an open right-handed layup as two Princeton defenders look on.

Why Brown’s Kyla Jones chose Northwestern for her graduate year

By Jenn Hatfield / April 8, 2024

Graduate students can’t play in the Ivy League, so Jones found a great fit close to home

Iowa forward Hannah Stuelke smiles and raises her left hand to wave to the crowd.

Caitlin Clark is leaving. What does that mean for Iowa’s future?

By Talia Goodman / April 8, 2024

Clark is off to the WNBA, but her legacy can help the Hawkeyes for years

Forward Sarah Strong shoots an open 3-pointer during the McDonald's All American Game as a defender is late to contest her shot.

What top prospect Sarah Strong’s commitment means for UConn

By Aya Abdeen / April 6, 2024

Strong chose UConn over Duke and North Carolina on Saturday morning

LSU's Angel Reese smiling at the free-throw line in a win over Missouri on Jan. 4, 2024.

Are recruiting rankings an indicator of WNBA success?

By Hunter Cruse / January 28, 2024

Historical analysis on the last decade of high school rankings from ESPN and BlueStar

Princeton's Kaitlyn Chen drives the ball against Harvard's Lola Mullaney during the Ivy League Tournament championship game

2023-24 women’s basketball transfer portal tracker

By Talia Goodman / January 24, 2024

Latest addition: April 11, 7:14 p.m.

The transfer portal is here to stay. Keep track of everyone who enters and where they land

Birds-eye view of the Vanderbilt home court during a women's basketball game against Texas A&M.

Vanderbilt lands five-star commitment in Mikayla Blakes

By Talia Goodman / January 23, 2024

Ranked No. 10 in the nation, she chose the Commodores over Indiana, Rutgers, Stanford, Tennessee, UCLA and Wisconsin

Three side-by-side photos of Penn's Floor Toonders, Columbia's Cecelia Collins and Harvard's Mona Zarić attempting shots. Toonders and Collins are shown from straight on, Toonders about to shoot and Collins holding her follow-through, while Zarić is shown in profile attempting a layup.

‘A third level of recruiting’: How transfers are impacting the Ivy League

By Jenn Hatfield / December 15, 2023

Most transfers into the Ivy League since 2012-13 have come from power conferences

Graphic with a photo of two girls' basketball players playing one-on-one during an Overtime Elite event. Text below reads "Heading Into Overtime." Locked On Women's Basketball logo at the top right with headshots of host Howard Megdal and guest Sascha Malas at the lower right.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Sascha Malas, Overtime Select chart course for girls’ basketball

By The Next / November 28, 2023

‘Yes, basketball matters, competition matters. But how can we, as a company, help elevate these high school players?’

Seattle Storm rookie Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu dribbles up the court with her left hand.

Mid-major coaches find their niche with international recruiting 

By Cameron Ruby / October 14, 2023

The influx of global players promises pace of play and a more level playing field in recruiting.

Review: ‘FLEX’ provokes in ways that most fictional storytelling around women’s basketball has not

By Jackie Powell / August 13, 2023

Playwright Candrice Jones and director Lileana Blain-Cruz nail the entertaining and heartfelt conflict.