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Pac-12 Media Day set photo

Pac-12 looking to go out in fine tournament style

By Michelle Smith / March 4, 2024

The Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas should be one of the most competitive conference tournaments in the land

Close-up photos of UCLA guard Charisma Osborne and Florida guard Leilani Correa are shown side-by-side. The text "Valuing connectors" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Osborne, Correa provide potential second-round value in WNBA Draft

By The Next / February 24, 2024

There’s more to the draft than the first round

The UCLA Bruins celebrate during their win at Colorado on January 19.

Olympic qualifiers, medical absences force UCLA to lean on mental toughness

By Cameron Ruby / February 9, 2024

‘That’s really the secret to our success: our commitment to each other’

USC's Galen Center fills up ahead of Sunday's cross-town matchup.

USC uses young talent, grad transfer leadership to deliver UCLA its first loss

By Cameron Ruby / January 16, 2024

‘JuJu and the nerds’ pay dividends for the Trojans

UConn guard Nika Muhl holds the ball near her face with two hands as Ohio State guard Jacy Sheldon defends her. The text "Who is rising & falling?" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Which 2024 WNBA draft prospects are rising and falling?

By The Next / December 23, 2023

Evaluating Jacy Sheldon, Nika Muhl, Angel Reese and more

Graphic with photo of UCLA head coach Cori Close giving a thumbs up from courtside during a basketball game. Text below reads "UCLA on the Rise." Locked On Women's basketball logo at top right, headshot of host Howard Megdal at lower right.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Cori Close, UCLA look like Pac-12’s best team

By The Next / December 5, 2023

Lauren Betts makes everyone better, Kiki Rice on the rise, upcoming Pac-12 matchups and much more

Colorado fifth-year senior guard Jaylyn Sherrod goes to the basket against LSU on November 6.

Pac-12 teams propelled by fifth-year players

By Michelle Smith / November 27, 2023

Pac-12’s final year as we know it could also be its best, thanks to a crop of college elders

Graphic with a photo of Kiki Rice shooting a jumpshot during a game against Stanford. Text reads "Pac-12 Update"

Locked On Women’s Basketball: What we’ve learned about Utah, UCLA and the Pac-12 so far

By The Next / November 17, 2023

From UCLA and Lauren Betts, to Alissa Pili and Utah, Michelle and Natalie catch you up on all-things Pac-12

Three photos of top 2024 WNBA draft prospects are shown side-by-side: Iowa's Caitlin Clark, UConn's Paige Bueckers and UConn's Aaliyah Edwards. The text "WNBA draft board 1.0" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Discussing The Next’s 2024 WNBA draft board

By The Next / November 4, 2023

‘One of my favorite parts of this is trying to see the different perspectives on different players’

A collage of the top nine 2024 WNBA draft prospects in college, including South Carolina point guard Te-Hina Paopao, UConn big Aaliyah Edwards, Kentucky wing Maddie Scherr, UConn point guard Paige Bueckers, Iowa point guard Caitlin Clark, Algers (France) combo guard Leïla Lacan, Ohio State off-ball guard Jacy Sheldon, Stanford big Cameron Brink, and Wazzu combo guard Charlisse Leger-Walker

Who’s Next — The Next’s 2024 WNBA Draft Board, V1.0

By Em Adler / November 3, 2023

The most detailed 2024 WNBA draft resource available outside a team’s actual war room