Kenny Brooks

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The Next staff picks: Top stories and podcasts of 2023

By Isabel Rodrigues / December 22, 2023

Whether it be college, pro or international hoops, our writers reflect on a year of work in women’s basketball

Kansas State center Ayoka Lee shoots a fadeaway jump shot over a UNC defender putting a hand in Lee's face.

The Weekly Fast Break: Milestones ahead of the holiday break

By Missy Heidrick / December 20, 2023

Statues, big wins and Huskies on the move

Graphic shows a picture of Virginia Tech center Elizabeth Kitley. Text below reads "2023-24 ACC preview day. There is also a Locked on Women's Basketball logo and small headshots of Missy Heidrick and Mitchell Northam.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: 2023-24 ACC preview

By The Next / November 6, 2023

The Next’s ACC beat writer Mitchell Northam joins host Missy Heidrick to preview the 2023-24 season

2023-24 ACC preview

By Mitchell Northam / October 30, 2023

Virginia Tech’s depth is a storyline to watch

Virginia Tech guard Georgia Amoore (5) reads the defense in Virginia Tech’s 73-64 win over Tennessee at the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, March 25, 2023, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Wash. (Photo Credit: Lydia Ely)

Virginia Tech is going to face its big moment head on

By Michelle Smith / March 26, 2023

“[Tonight] was a great opportunity for them to be nervous, and they weren’t.”

Kenny Brooks hoists up the net he cut down after winning the ACC Tournament championship on March 5, 2023 in Greensboro, N.C. Virginia Tech faces LSU Friday night in the 2023 Women's Final Four. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Through Kenny Brooks, the strongest branch in Lefty Driesell’s coaching tree is in women’s basketball

By Mitchell Northam / March 24, 2023

Virginia Tech head coach Kenny Brooks has found success in Blacksburg

Ashley Owusu warms up before Virginia Tech's game at UNC in Chapel Hill on Feb. 23, 2023. (Mitchell Northam / The Next)

Why isn’t Ashley Owusu playing for Virginia Tech?

By Mitchell Northam / March 7, 2023

The former Drysdale Award winner says she’s healthy, but she didn’t play a single minute in the ACC Tournament

Georgia Amoore, the ACC Tournament MVP, smiles and holds the championship trophy after Virginia Tech's win over Louisville on March 5, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C.

How Georgia Amoore powered Virginia Tech to an ACC championship: An oral history

By Mitchell Northam / March 7, 2023

‘It was always about putting us on the map’

Elizabeth Kitley

Preseason ACC notes, quotes: Non-conference scheduling wasn’t easy for Virginia Tech

By Mitchell Northam / November 6, 2022

Also, ACC commissioner Jim Phillips weighed-in on the possibility of moving the conference tournament

ACC notebook: Virginia Tech hobbled, but not halted by injuries

By Mitchell Northam / March 4, 2022

Plus, a look at Elissa Cunane’s numbers in Greensboro.