Mid-Majors

Players and coaches sit on the SIUE bench during a game against Xavier. Head coach Samantha Quigley Smith is looking downcourt, while assistant coach Bradley Bruno puts his left index finger to his chin.

From Chicago to Edwardsville, Sam Quigley Smith and Bradley Bruno extend families’ Illinois basketball legacy

By Jenn Hatfield / December 2, 2022

Smith and Bruno are aiming to rebuild the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville program

UMass head coach Tory Verdi watches his players cut down the net after winning the A-10 championship on March 6, 2022 while wearing a championship hat and shirt

UMass head coach Tory Verdi extended through 2026-27

By Natalie Heavren / November 30, 2022

What Verdi’s extension means for the Minutewomen

Patriot League transfers playing big roles in their new homes

By Todd Goclowski / November 21, 2022

Former Patriot League stars are suiting up for new teams across the nation

Tess Amundsen

Big West weekly roundup

By David Yapkowitz / November 17, 2022

Some of the top storylines in the Big West from the first week of play

Harvard point guard Harmoni Turner shoots from near the 3-point line as a defender closes out on her.

‘There’s a lot more left’: Harvard’s Harmoni Turner is just getting started after Rookie of the Year season

By Jenn Hatfield / November 11, 2022

Only a sophomore, past and present Harvard coaches already see uncommon greatness in Turner

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Yale’s Lilah Grubman plays point guard—and the tuba 

By The Next / November 9, 2022

Howard and Lilah Grubman chat about her musical background—playing point guard and her injury

Nancy Lieberman statue at Old Dominion. The statue is bronze. Nancy Lieberman reaches her left arm over while holding the ball in her right hand.

Nancy Lieberman unveils her statue and dedicates “Dream Court” in historic weekend

By Natalie Heavren / November 8, 2022

Lieberman’s impact and legacy lives on in Norfolk

Jordyn Jackson, CSUN

2022-23 Big West Conference season preview

By David Yapkowitz / November 7, 2022

The Big West Conference will be defined this season by youth and the transfer portal

UNLV junior center Desi-Rae Young shoots the ball.

UNLV picked as Mountain West preseason favorites

By Rowan Schaberg / November 5, 2022

UNLV gets two players on Preseason All-Conference Team; three New Mexico players earn preseason awards

Elena Tsineke

2022-23 American Athletic Conference preview

By Scott Mammoser / November 3, 2022

USF’s Tsineke and Houston’s Blair will be two to watch in the AAC this year