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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

Billie Moore pictured in a black and white photo wearing a Team USA warm-up jacket as coach of the 1976 U.S. Olympic team.

Remembering Billie Moore, Title IX advocate and icon

By Tee Baker / December 17, 2022

‘She was a quiet [icon]. She led by example. And she always cared for other people’

Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones congratulates teammate Alyssa Thomas after it was announced that Thomas recorded a triple-double. Below that picture is the headline "CT's Busy November" in all caps, with the Locked On Women's Basketball logo in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Inside the Connecticut Sun’s busy November

By The Next / December 2, 2022

Team president Jennifer Rizzotti hired a new coach and a new general manager and announced a promotion

Connecticut Sun Head Coach Stephanie White answers questions during a press conference

Stephanie White officially introduced as Connecticut Sun head coach

By Jacqueline LeBlanc / November 22, 2022

The Connecticut Sun officially introduced Stephanie White as the team’s new head coach in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena

Then-Washington Mystics associate head coach Eric Thibault watches the game from the sideline with his hands at his sides. His father and then-head coach Mike Thibault is in the background with his arms crossed.

‘Nothing different’: Why new Mystics head coach Eric Thibault is ready to hit the ground running

By Jenn Hatfield / November 20, 2022

Thibault grew up immersed in the game, now gets first head-coaching job

Thumbnail preview for the Locked on Women's Basketball podcast episode about the changing of WNBA front offices

Locked on Women’s Basketball: A new era in WNBA front offices

By The Next / November 18, 2022

Host Jackie Powell is joined by an all-star panel to discuss some of the front office changes we’ve seen in the past two months

A close-up photo of Washington Mystics head coach and general manager Mike Thibault smiling.

Mike Thibault retires as Washington Mystics head coach, will remain general manager

By Jenn Hatfield / November 15, 2022

Eric Thibault slides into head coaching role after 10 years on his father’s staff