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A close-up photo showing UConn big Aaliyah Edwards in profile, from the shoulder up. The text "Scheme-versatile big" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: How does UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards project as a draft prospect?

By The Next / March 2, 2024

Elite passing, lateral quickness help set Edwards apart as a dominant big

The cover of the book "Mind Game" by Julie Kliegman is shown next to a headshot of her. The text "Mind Game" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Julie Kliegman on Chamique Holdsclaw and elite athlete mental illness

By The Next / February 29, 2024

Julie Kliegman discusses her book ‘Mind Game’ and elite athlete mental illness

Close-up photos of UCLA guard Charisma Osborne and Florida guard Leilani Correa are shown side-by-side. The text "Valuing connectors" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Osborne, Correa provide potential second-round value in WNBA Draft

By The Next / February 24, 2024

There’s more to the draft than the first round

A close-up photo of Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier with her mouth open in celebration during a game. The text "USA in Belgium breakdown" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Breaking down Team USA’s Olympic qualifier in Belgium

By The Next / February 19, 2024

An electric crowd in Belgium and dominant performances from Napheesa Collier

Graphic with photos of Natasha Cloud (left, Mystics), Kahleah Copper (center, Sky), and Rebecca Allen (right, Sun) during games. Text below reads "Mercury making moves." Locked On Women's Basketball logo at top right. Headshots of host Natalie Heavren and guest Jesse Morrison at lower right.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Phoenix Mercury are making moves in 2024 WNBA free agency

By The Next / February 9, 2024

‘[Phoenix] needed somebody that’s really going to be that number one player’

A close-up photo of Tennessee's Rickea Jackson dribbling the ball with her right hand. The text "Elite bucket-getter" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: How Rickea Jackson projects as a 2024 WNBA Draft prospect

By The Next / February 3, 2024

‘She can pretty much create against anyone’ — even Team USA

Jacy Sheldon has her eyes up as she handles the ball with her right hand. Her left arm is bent out to the side to ward off a defender. The text "Is Sheldon a top 5 prospect?" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: How Jacy Sheldon projects as a 2024 WNBA Draft prospect

By The Next / January 27, 2024

‘You’re not going to find a lot of guards who provide her level of offense and … defense’

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Nneka Ogwumike and WNBA offseason moves

By The Next / January 25, 2024

Plus, TCU and other happenings in women’s college basketball

A close-up photo of Indiana's Sydney Parrish with her eyes closed and mouth open in celebration. The text "Transfers and coming home" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Introducing the women’s basketball transfer tracker

By The Next / January 24, 2024

Host Howard Megdal is joined by Talia Goodman to discuss The Next’s new women’s basketball transfer tracker

Locked On Women’s Basketball: AP Top 25 Roundup and ACC Shakeups

By The Next / January 22, 2024

Missy Heidrick and Mitchell Northam discuss the recent AP Top 25 poll and the shakeups intensifying ACC competition