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USC head coach Lindsay Gottlieb looks up

Stock up: Which women’s college basketball coaches have impressed the most?

By Em Adler / December 24, 2023

Four coaches who’ve exceeded expectations and set their teams up for success

George Washington head coach Caroline McCombs faces the court. She has her right hand raised with her five fingers spread, signaling to her team.

George Washington head coach Caroline McCombs receives contract extension

By Natalie Heavren / November 11, 2023

What McCombs’ extension means for the Revolutionaries

An orange and white WNBA basketball sits on the court.

Phoenix Mercury set to hire Orlando Magic assistant coach Nate Tibbetts as head coach

By Aya Abdeen / October 16, 2023

Tibbetts is expected to become highest-paid head coach in WNBA history

Teresa Weatherspoon speaks at her Naismith Hall of Fame induction. (Screenshot)

Chicago Sky hire WNBA legend Teresa Weatherspoon as head coach

By Aya Abdeen / October 11, 2023

Trend toward more former players in the league as head coaches continues

Photo of Chicago Sky guard Marina Mabrey (4) during the WNBA game between the Chicago Sky and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena.

What the Chicago Sky players want in their next head coach and general manager

By Monique Newton / October 2, 2023

The Sky’s first order of business this offseason is hiring two key leaders

Dartmouth head coach Linda Cimino rests her elbows on a rack of basketballs and smiles for a photo.

New Dartmouth head coach Linda Cimino is ready for another rebuild

By Jenn Hatfield / June 24, 2023

Once the class of the Ivy League, Dartmouth went 0-14 in conference last season

Washington Mystics head coach Eric Thibault extends both arms in front of him with his index fingers pointed and his palms facing up.

‘He’s got his big-boy pants on’: Inside the transition from Mike to Eric Thibault in Washington

By Jenn Hatfield / June 7, 2023

A foundation of trust has made the transition smooth

A photo of South Dakota head coach Kayla Karius talking to her team on the bench is shown at center. The text "Winning ways in South Dakota" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner. Thumbnails of host Missy Heidrick and Karius during their conversation are below the logo.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Winning ways in South Dakota

By The Next / May 22, 2023

An inside look at the Coyotes’ culture and Karius’ first season at the helm

Michigan State’s Suzy Merchant stepping down as head coach

By Eric Rynston-Lobel / March 13, 2023

Merchant led the Spartans for 16 seasons, won two Big Ten titles.

Three side-by-side photos of Megan McConnell, Suzie McConnell Serio and Kathy McConnell-Miller dribbling the ball as college players. McConnell Serio's photo is in black and white and shows her pointing with her off hand.

‘She’s a McConnell’: Inside the statistics of one of the nation’s most impactful basketball families

By Jenn Hatfield / January 1, 2023

Duquesne’s Megan McConnell is the family’s latest in a long line of women’s college basketball players