Caitlin Clark and Iowa stun South Carolina to reach national title game

Clark scores 41 points, including 16 of the Hawkeyes' 18 fourth-quarter points, to end the Gamecocks’ 42-game winning streak.

By Kareem CopelandApril 1, 2023

2023 NCAA women’s basketball tournament bracket

Check out the field of 68 for March Madness.

By Washington Post StaffApril 1, 2023

March Madness highlights: Caitlin Clark and Iowa topple South Carolina, join LSU in title game

The Hawkeyes knocked off the previously undefeated Gamecocks and the Tigers ousted the Hokies in the women's Final Four.

By Glynn A. Hill, Sally Jenkins, Kareem Copeland and Gene WangApril 1, 2023

LSU’s furious fourth quarter in Final Four eliminates Virginia Tech

The Hokies can't hold off the Tigers in the final quarter of the first national semifinal.

By Gene WangMarch 31, 2023

How to bet the Final Four: Can Connecticut keep rolling against Miami?

Connecticut should be able to continue its strong play against Miami, while points may be at a premium in the San Diego State-Florida Atlantic game.

By Matt BonesteelMarch 31, 2023

How to upset the nation’s biggest, baddest women’s basketball team

The second-seeded Terps will try to do what no team has done this year: beat No. 1 South Carolina.

By Candace BucknerMarch 26, 2023

Bill Walton, Memphis State and the legacy of the 1973 NCAA title game

Bill Walton scored a championship game record 44 points in UCLA’s win over Memphis State, ending a run that helped bring a divided city together.

By Scott AllenMarch 31, 2023

South Carolina, the realest team in March Madness, is redefining dominance

Even if hoops connoisseurs don’t love the aesthetics of everything the undefeated Gamecocks do, they cannot deny the greatness in their brand of basketball.

By Jerry BrewerMarch 31, 2023

Aliyah Boston and Caitlin Clark are two different flavors of greatness

The biggest stars in women's college basketball will meet when Iowa takes on South Carolina in the Final Four.

By Kareem CopelandMarch 31, 2023

San Diego State’s redemption team is living out dream of 2020 squad

What if the Aztecs, with a 30-2 record and projected as a No. 2 seed, had played in the NCAA tournament that was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic?

By Emily GiambalvoMarch 31, 2023

George Mason taps 2006 Final Four starter Tony Skinn as next head coach

Tony Skinn, a starter on the George Mason University basketball team that reached the 2006 Final Four, returns to coach its men's program.

By Glynn A. HillMarch 30, 2023

Jim Larrañaga’s best skill — uniting players from different backgrounds

Before he brought a group that includes three transfers to the Final Four, Larrañaga brought together a 26-year-old war veteran and a 17-year-old freshman.

By Chuck CulpepperMarch 30, 2023
NCAA tournamentPerspective

The NCAA wouldn’t pull its Final Fours from Texas, so I’m staying home

The NCAA had a chance to make an impact after the Uvalde shooting. It failed.

By John FeinsteinMarch 30, 2023

A Black man in the women’s Final Four, Kenny Brooks knows exactly who he is

Kenny Brooks has taken Virginia Tech to new heights, proving along the way that he belongs.

By Jerry BrewerMarch 28, 2023

Mighty South Carolina built a new capital of women’s basketball

Maryland got in the path of South Carolina's ruthless hoops dynasty, which rolled on to yet another Final Four.

By Candace BucknerMarch 27, 2023

Rodney Terry hired as permanent head coach at Texas

“Our guy is our guy,” the school announced the day after Longhorns players stated their emotional support for Rodney Terry at the NCAA tournament.

By Des BielerMarch 27, 2023

March Madness highlights: South Carolina stays unbeaten; Virginia Tech advances to first Final Four

Virginia Tech defeated Ohio State to reach the first Final Four in program history, while earlier in the evening it was South Carolina extending its unbeaten season with a convincing win over Maryland.

By Des Bieler and Sally JenkinsMarch 27, 2023

South Carolina overwhelms Maryland and advances to the Final Four

After a slow start, Aliyah Boston and the Gamecocks outmuscle the Terrapins and pull away in the second half to set up a showdown with Iowa and Caitlin Clark.

By Kareem CopelandMarch 27, 2023

A flea-market Final Four is plenty of fun if you have the right spirit

Florida Atlantic, San Diego State, Miami and Connecticut make up a formless Final Four after a formless college basketball season.

By Chuck CulpepperMarch 27, 2023

Caitlin Clark’s magic made NCAA history — and left adults giggling

The Iowa guard, already immortal at 21, turned an Elite Eight arena into her personal amusement park on Sunday night.

By Jerry BrewerMarch 27, 2023

A familiar ring: LSU returns to Final Four for first time since 2008

Angel Reese, in her first season with the program, powers the Tigers past Miami, 54-42.

By Kareem CopelandMarch 26, 2023