Kayla Padilla

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

Three side-by-side photos from practice: Kaitlyn Davis dribbles the ball with her right hand; McKenzie Forbes stands with her hands on her hips; and Kayla Padilla gets in a defensive stance.

‘A little Ivy power team’: How three Ivy League rivals are settling in at USC

By Jenn Hatfield / August 12, 2023

Kaitlyn Davis, McKenzie Forbes and Kayla Padilla will all play for the Trojans as graduate transfers

Princeton freshman guard Madison St. Rose stands atop a ladder with streamers around her neck. She holds a piece of the net that she cut after the Tigers won the Ivy League Tournament. The Ivy League logo is shown prominently on the backboard.

Five numbers to know about Ivy League women’s basketball this offseason

By Jenn Hatfield / April 23, 2023

Exploring the Ivy pipeline to Power 6 programs, attendance growth and more

An empty Jadwin Gymnasium court, with the Ivy League Tournament and Princeton logos on the video board and the score listed as 20-23.

What to watch for in the 2023 Ivy League Tournament

By Jenn Hatfield / March 9, 2023

Pressure, unusual sight lines and the end of an era for a senior star

Penn guard Kayla Padilla (45) shoots over Duke center Amaya Finklea-Guity (22).

‘She’s gonna take over’: How Penn’s Kayla Padilla is soaring on and off the court

By Jenn Hatfield / October 10, 2022

The two-time First-Team All-Ivy player returns for her senior season with much more than basketball on her mind. That’s part of what makes her great.