NCAA Tournament

‘You are the reason I stayed here 40 years’: The legacy of Harvard’s Kathy Delaney-Smith through those she’s molded

By Jenn Hatfield / April 18, 2022

630 wins, countless relationships

A thumbnail of the podcast with Pepper and Debbie Antonelli recording the Sweet 16 preview episode

She Got Next, Episode 46: Sweet 16 preview with Debbie Antonelli

By Pepper Persley / March 25, 2022

Pepper is joined by the iconic Debbie Antonelli to preview the Sweet 16 before games begin Friday night

Shauna Green looking to ‘build from the ground up’ after inking Illinois job

By James Kay / March 23, 2022

Green: The players are bought in and now it’s time to get to work

Come Hull or high water, Stanford was going to Spokane

By Matthew Walter / March 21, 2022

An appraisal of Spokane’s own Hulls, heading back where they started

A picture of podcaster Pepper with Iowa guard Caitlin Clark

She Got Next, Episode 45: NCAA Tournament preview

By Pepper Persley / March 18, 2022

Pepper speaks with The Next’s Editor-in-Chief, Howard Megdal, all things NCAA Tournament.

Dayton Flyers off-ball guard Erin Whalen begins to rise for a corner three

Daily Briefing — March 17, 2022: HIGH FLYERS — Dayton crushes DePaul in Greensboro play-in

By Em Adler / March 17, 2022

Howard moves onto the Round of 64

Araion Bradshaw hypes up the rest of the Dayton team in a huddle

Daily Briefing — March 16, 2022: Play-in ball!

By Em Adler / March 16, 2022

March Madness is here

Members of the Texas Longhorns team and pep band gather at halfcourt and pose in celebration

Daily Briefing — March 14, 2022: HORNS UP — Texas upsets Baylor for Big 12 tournament championship

By Em Adler / March 14, 2022


Nia Clouden posterizes a hapless defender, leaping onto and over the opponent while layup the ball up to the rim, as the defender cowers and falls away with the contact.

Michigan State’s Nia Clouden to enter 2022 WNBA draft

By James Kay / March 8, 2022

‘I am excited to announce that I will continue pursuing my dreams and am declaring my name in the 2022 WNBA draft’

Destiny Harden screams while flexing downward in celebration

The Next’s subscriber-only Tournament Challenge

By The Next / March 6, 2022

Join our subscribers-only Tournament Challenge pool with prizes for top finishers