Kim Mulkey, the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Baylor University, had strong words for parents who were concerned about female students’ safety on campus. After the women’s team clinched the Big 12 regular season title on Saturday, Mulkey used her postgame speech to defend her school, which has been under fire for a sexual assault scandal under former football coach Art Briles.
Kelsey Plum made history on Saturday night, surpassing Jackie Stiles’ 3,393 points to become the new all-time leading scorer in Division I women’s basketball. Plum scored a career-high 57 points in the No. 11 Washington Huskies’ 84-77 win over Utah. Plum entered Saturday’s game needing 54 points to claim the record but wasn’t expected the break it until tournament play.
It wasn't always a smooth ride for Muffet McGraw's Notre Dame team this season, but the Fighting Irish are back in familiar territory once again. Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday. "We were anointed early on and didn't handle it well," McGraw said.