UCLA's Londynn Jones shoots from long distance against USC. (Photo via Lillie Yazdi/UCLA Athletics)

Five things we learned from Pac-12 opening weekend

By Michelle Smith / January 2, 2024

Los Angeles is embracing women’s college hoops, Oregon State is surging and more

UCLA guard Londynn Jones drives past USC guard Kayla Padilla and gathers the ball on the left side of her body. The text "A loaded Pac-12 for 2024" 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: Roaring into 2024 with a loaded Pac-12

By The Next / January 1, 2024

‘You’re going to have matchups that you’re going to circle in this Pac-12 calendar every weekend’

USC's JuJu Watkins shoots over two Ohio State defenders in the Hall of Fame Series at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 6, 2023. (Photo credit: John McGillen/USC Athletics)

Nonconference grades for every Pac-12 team

By Michelle Smith / December 23, 2023

Only one team gets an A

Graphic with photos of Indiana head coach Teri Moren (top left), Virginia tech head coach Kenny Brooks (top left-center), LSU's Angel Reese and Alexis Morris (top right-center), Iowa's Caitlin Clark (top right), Diana Taurasi (bottom left), the New York Liberty's Ohemaa Nyanin (bottom left-center), Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon (bottom right-center), and Natasha Cloud (bottom right). Locked On Women's Basketball logo at top right. Text at the bottom reads "Top Stories + Podcasts of 2023"

Locked On Women’s Basketball: The Next staff picks — Top stories and podcasts of 2023

By The Next / December 22, 2023

Join Jackie Powell and Isabel Rodrigues as they reflect on The Next’s top stories and podcasts of the year!

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

Geno Auriemma does a face palm, as if he's frustrated by his team losing during a blood week

Welcome to Blood Week, women’s college basketball

By Em Adler / November 19, 2023

The carnage in the AP Poll through two weeks is reaching unprecedented levels

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

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Vegas fun and WCC preview

By The Next / November 13, 2023

“This is an incredibly talented team — there is talent up and down the roster.”

Aaronette Vonleh tries to score over two LSU defenders in Colorado's opening game of the season. Photo Credit: Colorado Athletics

How Colorado beat LSU, USC took down Ohio State

By Matthew Walter / November 8, 2023

Sights and sounds from a Las Vegas opening day doubleheader

UCLA's Charisma Osborne drives into the lane during a Pac-12 matchup against USC.

Pac-12 to be defined by its non-conference matchups

By Michelle Smith / November 5, 2023

Ten of the most intriguing games to watch in November and December