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Kamilla Cardoso going from national champion to top WNBA Draft selection in whirlwind week: 'Just so excited'

Kamilla Cardoso is living the dream. Within an eight-day span, the South Carolina star will have won a national championship, in by far the most-watched women’s college basketball game ever, and have been drafted into the WNBA. It may be overwhelming for Cardoso, especially considering after downing No. 1 Iowa and Caitlin Clark to win the title and complete their …

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UConn's Dan Hurley steps onto court to nudge his own player in bizarre move during national title game

The UConn Huskies became the first men’s basketball team since the Florida Gators in 2006 and 2007 to win back-to-back national championships. On Monday, it came against Purdue. Before the confetti dropped and coach Dan Hurley celebrated another championship with his team, he bewildered the college basketball audience with a stunt late in the game. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS …

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UConn's Dan Hurley defers to wife amid Kentucky coaching rumors: 'I can't afford a divorce right now'

Amid a major shake up in college basketball, Dan Hurley reassured UConn fans that he is not going anywhere any time soon, and they may have his wife to thank for that. The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team successfully defended their reign as national champions after a dominant 75-60 win over Purdue on Monday night. Connecticut Huskies head coach …

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Purdue's Zach Edey 'quit' in national championship, Draymond Green says: 'He was done'

Zach Edey had one of the best performances in national championship history on paper, but one NBA veteran says it should have been even better. The Purdue big man dropped 37 points, but the UConn Huskies went back-to-back with a 75-60 victory, continuing their March Madness dominance from last year. Edey scored 21 of his 37 points in the second …

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UConn dominates Purdue to capture back-to-back national championships

The Connecticut Huskies are back on top for the second consecutive season after dominating the Purdue Boilermakers, 75-60, in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship game Monday night. Not only have the Huskies won 12 straight NCAA tournament games, but they kept their streak of defeating their opponents by double digits alive, showcasing how lethal their team is on the …

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UConn pursues back-to-back national championships as Purdue hopes to claim 1st title

At the end of Monday night, either the UConn Huskies or the Purdue Boilermakers will have had their one shining moment and will have left Phoenix as men’s basketball national champions. The madness is nearly over, and UConn is in as good of a position as ever to win back-to-back national championships and become the first team to do so …

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South Carolina-Iowa women's basketball national championship draws record viewership

The NCAA women’s basketball national championship between South Carolina and Iowa smashed ratings records on Sunday. The Gamecocks’ win over the Hawkeyes drew in 18.7 million views to ABC’s coverage with a peak of 24 million viewers during the game, according to ESPN. The number is up 89% from last year and 285% from the 2022 national championship. CLICK HERE …

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Ex-WNBA player Val Whiting makes clear stance on transgender athletes in women's sports

Val Whiting, a former WNBA player who was a two-time national champion at Stanford, made her stance on transgender participation in women’s sports clear on Saturday night. Whiting gave her take on X after South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Dawn Staley was asked about the issue earlier in the day as the team prepared for their national championship game against …

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Dawn Staley's support of trans athletes' participation in women's sports sparks question from ex-NBA star

Former NBA star Chandler Parsons was among those to weigh in after South Carolina Gamecocks basketball coach Dawn Staley was asked about transgender participation in women’s sports. Staley expressed her support for transgender participation in women’s sports, sparking a bunch of reaction across social media. Parsons, who played at Florida before becoming an important starter for the Houston Rockets and …

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Caitlin Clark's final 3-word farewell to Iowa as collegiate career comes to end

Iowa Hawkeyes star Caitlin Clark fired off a final farewell to the women’s basketball program and the school she helped elevate over the last four years. Following an 87-75 loss to the Gamecocks in the national championship on Sunday, Clark posted a photo of her black Iowa jersey and her yellow sneakers with a simple three-word message. CLICK HERE FOR …

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