SEC

South Carolina center Kamilla Cardosa is pictured warming up in a South Carolina Gamecocks sweatshirt.

‘The Energizers’ — Cardoso, Johnson, Amihere are the bench squad that never fails

By Gabriella Lewis / March 31, 2023

To this crew, starting doesn’t have the same allure

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)

Don’t overlook Virginia Tech or LSU

By Howard Megdal / March 31, 2023

Hokies and Tigers offer plenty of must-see talent

Tennessee transfer Jillian Hollingshead (53) celebrates with LSU transfer Angel Reese in the background.

Ranking the SEC’s 10 most impactful 2022-23 transfers

By Gabriella Lewis / March 30, 2023

Which of the SEC’s 45-plus transfers made the biggest impact?

Locked on Women’s Basketball: 2023 Final Four: LSU, South Carolina and underrated SEC get their due 

By The Next / March 29, 2023

Howard and Gabriella chat about SEC being underrated and South Carolina’s dominance

Gabbie Marshall and Caitlin Clark chat in Iowa and Louisville's matchup in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 26, 2023, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Wash. Photo Credit: Lydia Ely/The Next

The Weekly Fast Break: And then there were four

By Missy Heidrick / March 28, 2023

How the 2023 Final Four in Dallas came together

A tale of two states: LSU heads to Final Four

By Gabriella Lewis / March 27, 2023

“Texas, I’m coming home, baby!”

Players fight over possession of the ball in Virginia Tech’s 73-64 win over Tennessee at the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 25, 2023, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Wash. (Photo credit: Lydia Ely)

Tennessee ends its season as it began, tumultuously

By Gabriella Lewis / March 26, 2023

Vols harkened back to their November mistakes

Brea Beal dominates on both ends against UCLA during Sweet 16 matchup at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 25, 2023 (Photo credit: South Carolina WBB Twitter).

In UCLA romp, South Carolina and Brea Beal assert defense and fix mistakes

By Gabriella Lewis / March 26, 2023

SEC takes “defense wins championships” to heart

Louisville guard Hailey Van Lith shoots a left-handed layup as Mississippi defenders fail to contest.

Lost and found: Louisville finds identity, Mississippi struggles with it in Sweet 16

By Kiri Oler / March 25, 2023

Mississippi’s dominant defense faltered against a Louisville team clicking at the right time

Alexis Morris celebrates after LSU's Sweet 16 win over Utah.

‘Put the team on your back’: How Alexis Morris lifted LSU to the Elite Eight

By Gabriella Lewis / March 25, 2023

Nearing the end of a tumultuous career, Morris is now the leader in LSU’s locker room