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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

Who to watch for with Team USA at the AmeriCup

By Scott Mammoser / June 26, 2023

Top collegiate players to face best teams in hemisphere

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

Hall of Fame Showcase features multiple top matchups

By Cameron Ruby / June 16, 2023

Florida State, North Carolina, South Carolina, UCLA, UConn and Utah will compete

Locked On Women’s Basketball: 2023 WNBA Draft Stock Watch

By The Next / April 7, 2023

Hunter Cruse discusses who’s in, where they’ll go and who’s staying in school.

Aliyah Boston carries the ball as she strides past a defender and towards the rim

Who’s Next — The Next’s 2023 WNBA Draft Board v2.0

By em-adler-sheher / April 6, 2023

In-depth scouting reports on every potential major contributor

UCLA senior guard Camryn Brown (L) provides guidance to freshman guard Kiki Rice as UCLA head coach Cori Close looks on. (Photo Credit / UCLA Women's Basketball Twitter page)

Takeaways from a bittersweet end to a UCLA season

By Caylen Johnson / March 25, 2023

‘Sometimes you, sometimes me, always us’