Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike looks out at the court from the baseline behind the basket, as a ref stands next to her

WNBA stars reflect on the dissolution of the Pac-12 

By Cameron Ruby / August 31, 2023

‘I played with and against these women my whole life’

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

Arizona huddles up during a timeout of its First Round NCAA Tournament game against West Virginia

Discussion: A women’s basketball future without the Pac-12

By The Next / August 5, 2023

Michelle Smith, Alex Simon and Matthew Walter share their thoughts on the changing Pac-12 and conference realignment

Tina Thompson, wearing a yellow USC jersey, holds the ball with two hands away from a defender. The phrases "WNBA Retrospect" and Unique Offensive Star" are overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: What made Tina Thompson the WNBA’s first No. 1 overall draft pick?

By The Next / July 8, 2023

Thompson had ‘a truly unique skill set’ in the mid-1990s at USC

Seven big questions for the Pac-12 in the NCAA Tournament

By Michelle Smith / March 16, 2023

Pac-12 leads all conferences since 2015-16 in Final Four appearances

Destiny Littleton. (Photo courtesy of John McGillen/USC Athletics)

Littleton leading the “other USC” into the NCAA Tournament

By Michelle Smith / March 9, 2023

“I just wanted to find the love I had for the game again.”

USC defining themselves as a Pac-12 power

By Michelle Smith / February 18, 2023

How the Trojans meshed into a defensive juggernaut


Dissecting the Pac-12’s wild Sunday

By Michelle Smith / January 17, 2023

The Pac-12 has nine teams currently in the Top 64 positions in the NCAA Net Rankings — eight of those teams among the Top 41

USC guard/forward Rayah Marshall dribbles the ball with her right hand as a UCLA defender tries to wall up.

At battle for Los Angeles, emotions run high

By David Yapkowitz / January 10, 2023

USC, UCLA experience all the feels

USC guard/forward Rayah Marshall dribbles the ball with her right hand as a UCLA defender tries to wall up.

Asking the Pac-12’s big questions

By Michelle Smith / December 16, 2022

Which team will surprise, how dominant will Stanford be, and more