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Locked On Women's Basketball is a daily podcast covering all aspects of the women's basketball world! Join host Howard Megdal (The IX, The Next) as he interviews the incredible staff of The Next, along with the biggest and most influential names in the sport. From NCAA to the WNBA we'll cover all that and more on Locked On Women's Basketball, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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NCAA basketball: Which coaching change will mak...
Missy Heidrick of The Next breaks down the major coaching changes as we get ready for the 2022-23 season. Which coaches left jobs (or the field) and ended up somewhere else? Who is back in coaching? What are the domino effects of those moves? And who will make the biggest impact in their new job?
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Sabrina Ionescu or Jewell Loyd: Which guard wou...
18 min
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What did the 2022 World Cup teach us about the ...
40 min
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FIBA Women's World Cup final draws record audie...
24 min
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There's no Chelsea Gray without Molly Bolin Kaz...
23 min
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USA wins the FIBA World Cup | Plus, a Pac-12 Pr...
The Next's Missy Heidrick and Michelle Smith talk to you after the USA won the 2022 FIBA World Cup, breaking down how the Americans kept their streak going in international play. Plus, a deep dive on the Pac-12 — what USC and UCLA's move to the Big Ten means for the conference, where realignment stands and a look at how the Pac-12 schools stack up entering this season.
39 min
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Aliyah Boston, Haley Jones, surprise sleepers h...
A way-too-early preview of the 2023 WNBA Draft
38 min
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Mid-major schedule breakdown: Big East, Confere...
29 min
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The NCAA season is near! Where does George Maso...
21 min
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NCAA season is near! Which games are you most l...
The NCAA women's college basketball season is fast approaching! Host Missy Heidrick takes a look at some changes coming from the NCAA on transfers and the portal while also looking at the conference schedules that have been released for big games in the Big Ten, Big 12, ACC an MVC.
31 min
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3×3, Family Rivalries and the Ivy League with J...
29 min
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Breaking down Team USA and the 2022 World Cup a...
We're halfway through the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup and Team USA has had some struggles but just dropped a record-breaking offensive onslaught. The Next's Isabel Rodrigues joins host Missy Heidrick to discuss how team Team USA has looked so far, who else has stood out at the World Cup and what lies ahead for the rest of the tournament.
35 min
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Chuck Shriver, former Chicago Hustle GM, shares...
28 min
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Vickie Johnson fired in Dallas; where do Arike ...
23 min
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It's A'ja Wilson's world now, after Las Vegas A...
23 min
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The Las Vegas Aces are your 2022 WNBA Champions...
18 min
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Balanced offense from Jonquel Jones & the rest ...
25 min
118
Alyssa Thomas posts WNBA Finals triple-double, ...
22 min
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WNBA Finals Game 2 Reaction Pod! A'ja Wilson ha...
The Next's Las Vegas Aces beat reporter Matthew Walter joins Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group to react to the Aces winning Game 2 of the WNBA Finals, how the Aces got to the brink of their first championship and ask the question: is A'ja Wilson the best basketball player on the planet right now?
26 min
120
Phoenix Mercury and Suns owner Robert Sarver su...
The Next's Phoenix Mercury beat reporter Hayden Cilley joins Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group (and a former Mercury beat reporter himself) to discuss Tuesday's news that Phoenix Mercury and Suns owner Robert Sarver being suspended for one year and fined $10 million after an investigation into for comments of racism and misogyny during his 18 years within the organization.
28 min
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Aces take WNBA Finals Game 1 slugfest from Sun ...
The Next's Missy Heidrick talks with Connecticut Sun beat reporter Jacqueline LeBlanc about Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, which the Aces won in a slugfest. Plus, LeBlanc previews Game 2 and talks about being at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony this weekend.
38 min
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Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun WNBA Finals ...
26 min
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The Chicago Sky are on the brink, keys to Game ...
26 min
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Lin Dunn reflects on Sue Bird, charts course fo...
35 min
125
Is Chicago Sky's Emma Meesseman writing her Bas...
21 min
126
Curt Miller benched Jonquel Jones. What does it...
28 min
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After tumultuous WNBA season, what comes next f...
The Next's Mercury beat writer Hayden Cilley joins Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group (and former Mercury beat writer at The Next) to discuss all that happened in 2022 in the Valley of the Sun, which players (Skylar Diggins-Smith? Diana Taurasi? Brittney Griner?) will or won't be back and whether Vanessa Nygaard will still be the head coach next year.
32 min
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How do Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun adjust af...
29 min
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Coquese Washington, WNBA veteran and trailblaze...
32 min
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How do A'ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces recover from...
23 min
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Who needs home court? Storm, Sun both steal Gam...
Jackie Powell of The Next and Bleacher Report joins Bay Area News Group's Alex Simon to break down both the opening games of the WNBA semifinals, where the Seattle Storm won at the Las Vegas Aces and the Connecticut Sun beat the defending champion Chicago Sky.
29 min
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WNBA semifinals preview with Rowan Schaberg | W...
35 min
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What's next for Elena Delle Donne, Alysha Clark...
27 min
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Can the Dallas Wings steal a decisive Game 3 wi...
30 min
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Chicago Sky, New York Liberty play winner-take-...
23 min
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Connecticut Sun shine to start WNBA Playoffs | ...
The Next's Jacqueline LeBlanc joins Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group to talk all about the Connecticut Sun's big Game 1 win over the Dallas Wings in the first round and if #DisrespeCT is dead. Also, Alex has thoughts on the Game 1 of the Seattle Storm-Washington Mystics series.
27 min
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What just happened to the Chicago Sky? Is Sabri...
30 min
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2022 WNBA Playoffs stats to know, predictions a...
21 min
139
What's next for Rhyne Howard, Naz Hillmon and t...
27 min
140
Sylvia Fowles says farewell | WNBA Playoffs are...
ESPN's Alexa Philippou joins the pod and takes us inside the building in Connecticut for Sylvia Fowles' final game as the Minnesota Lynx get eliminated from the playoff hunt. Plus, a quick lookahead to the playoffs before Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group discusses all that has gone wrong with the Los Angeles Sparks.
28 min
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Washington Mystics playoff preview with Jenn Ha...
32 min
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Ari Chambers is the bridge to women's basketbal...
24 min
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Molly Bolin Kazmer made women's basketball hist...
35 min
144
Sylvia Fowles says goodbye, but the Minnesota L...
34 min
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Wild WNBA weekend sets up final week of regular...
Alex Simon of Bay Area News Group takes us through the wild weekend of close games, upsets and playoff positioning battles in the WNBA before the final week of the regular season — plus, how could travel issues play a part in the playoffs?
25 min
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Is Indiana Fever's NaLyssa Smith the WNBA Rooki...
22 min
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Atlanta Dream's Maya Caldwell is making the mos...
20 min
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Breanna Stewart's Seattle Storm, Elena Delle Do...
28 min
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Los Angeles Sparks' Katie Lou Samuelson has fou...
16 min
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Which teams will make the WNBA playoffs? 6 team...
The Next's Missy Heidrick and Tony East get together to take a deep dive into the WNBA playoff picture as we hit the home stretch. Two weeks left, five teams in and six teams still battling for the final three spots. Who will make it into the playoffs? Who wins the MVP?
34 min
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Las Vegas Aces won the first WNBA trophy of 202...
29 min
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Naz Hillmon talks about how she and the Atlanta...
23 min
153
Did the Las Vegas Aces just show how to win a W...
31 min
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The vibes for Rhyne Howard and Renee Montgomery...
28 min
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Han Xu comes through for New York Liberty, Tina...
28 min
156
A preview of a big Storm-Mercury game — and the...
31 min
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Can the New York Liberty reach the WNBA playoff...
41 min
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Has Chicago Sky GM James Wade locked up WNBA Ex...
26 min
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Can the Washington Mystics large (Elena Delle D...
23 min
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Go West, Big Ten | USC and UCLA's college sport...
The Next's Missy Heidrick and Michelle Smith talk about conference realignment and the USC/UCLA move to the Big Ten — how we got here, what it means overall, for women's basketball and for other olympic sports and how California governor Gavin Newsom might get involved.
32 min
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2022 Rookie of the Year race | WNBA Podcast
34 min
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The Las Vegas Aces rain on the New York Liberty...
23 min
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Are the Las Vegas Aces too top-heavy? Becky Ham...
30 min
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Indiana Fever's Kelsey Mitchell talks 2022 domi...
23 min
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Hits and misses from the 2022 WNBA All Star ga...
34 min
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How are the Atlanta Dream faring at the All-Sta...
32 min
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Here come the Minnesota Lynx! | WNBA Podcast
29 min
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Skylar Diggins-Smith calls Phoenix Mercury coac...
27 min
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Just who are the New York Liberty? And how does...
34 min
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The WBL, legends of pro women's basketball hist...
37 min
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Tina Charles heads to Seattle, what happened in...
33 min
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Courtney Vandersloot is clutch, Candace Parker ...
29 min
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A 2022 WNBA All Star ballot debate with Sabreen...
34 min
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Wait, the Chicago Sky did WHAT?!? | WNBA Podcast
25 min
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Who will own the Bay Area's WNBA expansion team...
29 min
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Can the Sparks fly? | WNBA Podcast
28 min
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Sue Bird takes New York one last time | WNBA po...
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EMERGENCY SUE BIRD IS RETIRING POD | WNBA PODCAST
31 min
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Does Han Xu even have a ceiling? | WNBA Podcast
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Atlanta Dream's AD talks about the joy of exper...
26 min
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The New York Liberty have... Unfinished Business
22 min
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Who won the ACC transfer wars? | Women's Basket...
35 min
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Are you ready for #TwoBidIvy?
40 min
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Atlantic 10, WBL and Candice Dupree | Women's B...
25 min
185
The ACC is always in season | Women's Basketbal...
27 min
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Your Seattle Storm questions, answered | WNBA ...
26 min
187
Are the Las Vegas Aces unstoppable? | WNBA Podcast
23 min
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You can't spell Seattle Storm without three Cs
24 min
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The Minnesota Lynx keep going through it
34 min
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Indiana Fever, where change is the constant
28 min
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Chicago Sky prove plenty in loss to Las Vegas Aces
24 min
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Why don't WNBA draft picks make rosters?
34 min
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Breaking down the guard play in LA
The Next's Dave Yapkowitz joins Alex Simon to break down the guard rotation for the Sparks, trying to figure out what's going wrong with the team's five-game losing streak and trying to see what can be done to right the ship.
29 min
194
Everyone Loves Emma Meesseman
26 min
195
How the Connecticut Sun got here
26 min
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Do the Dallas Wings fit?
25 min
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Can the New York Liberty's verdict change?
30 min
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It's a hot start for Rhyne Howard and the Atlan...
The Next's Spencer Nusbaum joins Alex Simon to break down Atlanta's 3-1 start to the season, Rhyne Howard's early brilliance and what it means for the Dream moving forward.
26 min
199
A night of growth for the Indiana Fever
46 min
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The Minnesota Lynx are dead, long live the Minn...
33 min