Mid-Majors

‘Fail, do it again, fail, do it again’: The makings of an elite Princeton defense

By Jenn Hatfield / December 9, 2021

The Tigers are one of the nation’s top defensive teams—yet some early failures might help them get even better

Kelli Thompson

Chronicles of the Women’s Drew League: Kelli Thompson

By David Yapkowitz / December 5, 2021

After returning home from playing at UNLV and overseas, Kelli Thompson is both coaching and getting buckets at the Women’s Drew League

Huddle of Mason women's basketball players

George Mason’s win over Florida is just the start

By Natalie Heavren / December 4, 2021

The Patriots continue to ‘Believe Big’—and it has paid off

‘We’re all energy givers’: Inside the culture that makes Columbia an Ivy League contender

By Jenn Hatfield / November 22, 2021

The Lions prepare to challenge the Ivy duopoly

Michelle Miller

Chronicles of the Women’s Drew League: Michelle Miller

By David Yapkowitz / November 21, 2021

Michelle Miller was a standout at Princeton. Now, as she finishes medical school at UCLA, she can be found getting buckets at the Women’s Drew League.

The Loyola women's basketball team huddles around head coach Kate Achter

‘We want to be impactful right away’: What the move to the Atlantic 10 means for Loyola women’s basketball

By Natalie Heavren / November 20, 2021

Recent A-10 additions have struggled early on, but the Ramblers will look to make a splash next season

What Loyola Chicago’s successful bid to join the Atlantic 10 means for women’s basketball

By Natalie Heavren / November 17, 2021

The Ramblers are the A-10’s 15th member

Jordyn Jackson. (CSUN Athletics)

20 months later, basketball is back in the Matadome

By David Yapkowitz / November 17, 2021

Sights and sounds from an emotional night

Addie Budnik goes up for the block against VCU

Addie Budnik is back at Richmond with new confidence

By Natalie Heavren / November 14, 2021

The reigning Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year looks to build on her success from last season

Taya Robinson jogs up the court

‘Our biggest recruit’: Taya Robinson returns to VCU looking to win in March

By Natalie Heavren / November 13, 2021

The fifth-year VCU player brings production, leadership and versatility to the defending conference tournament champions