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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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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 56: Seattl...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd. The two discuss Loyd's significant leap forward in three-point efficiency, the way the Seattle offense balances her with Sue Bird and...
19 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 55: Connec...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Connecticut Sun coach/GM Curt Miller. The two discuss Morgan Tuck's strong start, Jonquel Jones' stardom, Jasmine Thomas, the evolution of Alex Bentley, the unheralde...
31 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 54: San An...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal spoke to San Antonio Stars head coach Vickie Johnson. The longtime New York Liberty standout spoke to The Summitt at length, detailing her plans on both the offensive and defensiv...
34 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 53: Chicag...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by the Chicago Sky's Stefanie Dolson. The two discuss Dolson's development as a player, how her inside/outside game translates to Chicago's big lineup, and the New York ...
22 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 52: WNBA p...
Player/analyst extraordinaire Rebecca Lobo joins host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal for a wide-ranging WNBA preview. We talk about the roster fits in Chicago and San Antonio, Minnesota's status as the favorite, how...
44 min
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 51: Minnes...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Cheryl Reeve, three-time WNBA champion as head coach of the Minnesota Lynx, along with two more titles as a WNBA assistant, gold medalist in 2016 with USA Basketball,...
54 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 50: Indian...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Indiana Fever head coach Pokey Chatman. The two discuss the Fever after Tamika Catchings, the underrated Briann January, Marissa Coleman's evolution, the role of anal...
25 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 49: Chicag...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Chicago Sky coach and general manager Amber Stocks. The two discuss Stocks' mentors Pat Summitt and Muffet McGraw, her time on Brian Agler's staff with the Los Angele...
31 min
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 48: Dallas...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Dallas Wings general manager and president Greg Bibb to discuss the team's five 2017 draft picks, areas it needs to improve, the state of Skylar Diggins and his overa...
30 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 47: Swin C...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by basketball legend Swin Cash, who concluded her do-it-all career (NCAA champion, WNBA champion, Olympic gold medalist) and has taken up a dual basketball/business role...
24 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 46: Maryla...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Maryland coach Brenda Frese to discuss her two latest WNBA products, Brionna Jones and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, along with much more. For instance: why isn't Frese a...
21 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 45: Michel...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Michelle Smith, who has written about women's basketball for seemingly everyone. The two discuss the many issues surrounding the meta conversation about comparing wom...
45 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 44: San An...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by San Antonio Stars GM Ruth Riley, who takes us through the process she's used to evaluate which players to take with picks one and five in the WNBA Draft on April 13, along with whether her top pick's name rhymes with Sch...
17 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 43: Rebecc...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by ESPN's Rebecca Lobo and Doris Burke, direct from Dallas, to discuss the work of Saniya Chong, how long UConn's dominance will continue, defending Morgan William and much more.
15 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 42: Final ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Debbie Antonelli, broadcaster extraordinaire, who called both the Stanford-Notre Dame and Connecticut-Oregon Elite Eight games, to talk about the tickets punched to Dallas and the matchups ahead.
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 41: Pac-12...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by basketball writer Michelle Smith to discuss why the Pac-12 has been so dominant in this year's tournament so far, which teams are best-poised to extend their runs, and what the future holds for the conference top to bottom.
40 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 40: First ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by basketball writer Gabriella Levine. Megdal spent the first weekend in College Park, while Levine was in Storrs. The two discuss Kia Nurse and the Huskies, Maryland's strong start, along with some of the biggest matchups ...
21 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 39: Penn h...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Ivy League champion Penn's head coach Mike McLaughlin. Conversation includes McLaughlin's time with the Washington Generals, a Stipanovich throwdown, Michelle Nwokedi's next-level abilities and much more.
27 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 38: Bracke...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by basketball writer Gabriella Levine to discuss all things NCAA bracket! We discuss the outrage of Maryland's seeding, the strength of Bridgeport, what to make of Tennessee, how underseeded DePaul is, why Marquette is int...
47 min
520
Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 37: D-III ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by D3Hoops.com Atlantic columnist Sarah Sommer to talk about the D-III Final Four, which plays out this coming weekend: Tufts, Amherst, Christopher Newport and St. Thomas.
16 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 36: AP wom...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by AP women's basketball writer Doug Feinberg to discuss the just-concluded ACC tournament, Quinnipiac's big win, the surge of West Virginia, sleepers like DePaul and Duke, and how the brackets are shaping up just days befo...
34 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 35: Indian...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by the versatile, outspoken Marissa Coleman of the Indiana Fever. Coleman talks about the role of the WNBA player in media and politics, the WNBA draft age rules, the Women's March, her Synergy defensive ratings and much more.
31 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 34: Maria ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by author and journalist Maria Cornelius, who has covered the Tennessee Lady Vols since 1998. Discussion includes a comprehensive SEC Conference Tournament preview, along with in-depth discussion of the state of the Lady Vo...
43 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 33: Saint ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Saint Louis head coach Lisa Stone, who discusses starting out her head coaching career at age 22, playing for C. Vivian Stringer, and how she built progam after program, most recently the exciting Billikens of Jackie Kem...
40 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 32: Big Te...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by the omnipresent Christy Winters-Scott to talk about the Big Ten race, Kelsey Mitchell and Tori Jankoska's greatness, the epic Mystics' offseason and much more.
49 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 31: Dallas...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Skylar Diggins of the Dallas Wings to discuss the team's offseason plans, the teams that impress her the most in the quest to visit her during the Final Four in Dallas this April, and much more.
15 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 30: Breann...
The great Breanna Stewart joins host Howard Megdal to talk about her journey to China, how offseason changes alter her role on the Seattle Storm, and what she plans to do for an encore in the year ahead after one of the greatest sports calendar years a...
22 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 29: Harvar...
Host Howard Megdal talks with Harvard coach Kathy Delaney-Smith, the winningest head coach in Ivy League history, about fighting Title IX battles in the 1970s, her career arc, how the Ivy League has developed, her young, talented 2016-17 team, and wher...
29 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 28: ESPN's...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by the legendary Doris Burke, who will be on the call Monday night when Connecticut shoots for 100 straight wins against South Carolina. We talk Huskies-Gamecocks, just how good Maryland, Tennessee and Texas are, drill down...
54 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 27: Mystic...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Washington sportswriter Ben Standig, who has covered the Mystics for years. The discussion ranges from how Elena Delle Donne will impact Emma Meesseman's game, to just how the Mystics will balance all their elite shooter...
21 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 26: Syracu...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Syracuse guard Brittney Sykes. Newark's own talks about her decision in the moments following last season's national championship game to return, overcoming two ACL tears in 10 months, and much more.
25 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 25: Supers...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by women's basketball writer Gabriella Levine to discuss the Elena Delle Donne deal, the other flurry of recent trades, and break down what it all means ahead of the first day WNBA teams can sign free agents.
54 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 24: Texas ...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Texas head coach Karen Aston, who shares her journey into coaching, how a gut feeling she had in 2011 changed her life, and how she reconciles her task leading Texas this season with maximizing her time with her mother.
43 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 23: Maryla...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Maryland coach Brenda Frese. The two discuss Frese's journey from a large, competitive family in Iowa to the pinnacle of coaching success, along with her team, a true championship contender yet again.
25 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 22: Writer...
First, Michelle Smith, who has covered the Pac-12 and WNBA for two decades, joins host Howard Megdal to discuss Kelsey Plum, Chantel Osahor, Cori Close and so much more on the college side, and the tenure of WNBA president Lisa Borders as well. Then, s...
47 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 21 LaChin...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by the great LaChina Robinson, host of ESPN's Around The Rim podcast, basketball broadcaster extraordinaire for both NCAA and WNBA hoops, to talk about the evolution of the game's coverage, Maryland vs. Mississippi State, W...
43 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 20 Destin...
Host Howard Megdal talks to Destiny Sloum, preternaturally talented point guard for the University of Maryland, a legitimate title contender.
23 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 19 Curt M...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Curt Miller, coach/GM of the Connecticut Sun, to discuss the emergence of Jonquel Jones, how to plan a roster around injuries, and how active the Sun expect to be in free agency. Plus: a fearless prediction about his for...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 18: Bracke...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by ESPN Bracketologist Charlie Creme to discuss his latest bracket, how he got into the bracketology business, and the cases for Maryland as number one seed, Harvard and Saint Louis as at-large teams, and much more.
33 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 17 The An...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Gabriella Levine to dissect Angel McCoughtry's announcement Wednesday that she'd be taking off at least part of the 2017 WNBA season for the Atlanta Dream. What it means for Angel, for the Dream, and for the WNBA as a wh...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 16: Year i...
On his way home from covering the Connecticut-Maryland game, host Howard Megdal is joined by Gabriella Levine on the phone to talk about the matchup, along with a supersized conversation that took place through three states about the best hoops stories...
76 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 15: All-Am...
The multi-talented Nia Coffey joins host Howard Megdal to talk about growing up in a basketball family, how she's come to develop her broad-based game, and why she keeps erasing Anucha Browne from the Northwestern record books.
21 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 14: Cal Co...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Lindsay Gottlieb, whose California Golden Bears are undefeated so far this season. Coach Gottlieb talks about her journey from Scarsdale through the coaching ranks, with fascinating insight into the macro trends in the g...
50 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 13: Sue Bi...
Sue Bird talks with host Howard Megdal about Seattle All Star Game 2017, legacy with Diana Taurasi and much more.
28 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 12 Elena ...
In her first public comments this offseason, Elena Delle Donne talks about her impending restricted free agency, new destinations and her 2017.
20 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 11: UCLA h...
Host Howard Megdal talks to UCLA's program builder Cori Close about the landscape for women's basketball in media, her experience growing up as a Title IX success story and star at UCSB, and big-picture about things like exactly how recruiting works in...
40 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 10: Hall o...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Tennessee-Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster, one of only two coaches to win 200 games at three separate spots, mentor to Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw, and a keen observer/builder of the game over the past four decades.
35 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 9 South C...
Dawn Staley talks with host Howard Megdal about growing up in North Philly, how basketball became a career path for her, building a Temple program in her WNBA offseasons, and where South Carolina is in the success cycle she's envisioned.
39 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 8 with Re...
The great Rebecca Lobo joins host Howard Megdal to talk UConn's banner space issue, Crystal Dangerfield, the Notre Dame-UConn showdown, Duke's breakthrough, Tennessee's struggles and who is taller: Lobo or a giraffe. Plus Kelsey's Choice.
31 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 7 with De...
Host Howard Megdal talks to Debbie Antonelli, broadcaster/analyst/organizer is somehow everywhere at once, about #Sweet16toVegas, Baylor, Syracuse, DePaul, Ohio State and more! Plus Debbie makes a Kelsey's Choice.
36 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 6 David S...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Dishin & Swishin podcast creator and host David Siegel, who covered Connecticut's home games this season, including their 80th win in a row Tuesday night over Chattanooga. The two also discuss the UConn schedule ahead, s...
51 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 5 Sue Fav...
Host Howard Megdal chats with Sue Favor of Women's Hoops World (@hoopism on Twitter) about the development of Jordin Canada of UCLA, what we learned from Kelsey Plum's Washington team facing Notre Dame, the underrated Utah center Emily Potter, the stat...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 4 convers...
Host Howard Megdal talks to Doug Feinberg about his experience covering the UConn-Baylor game and what it means going forward for both teams. Then we discuss the hiring of Pokey Chatman by the Indiana Fever, Jessica Shepard's development at Nebraska, t...
30 min
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Locked on Women's Basketball: Episode 3 intervi...
Howard Megdal talks to Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell about dominance and her 2016-17 goals. Then, a wide-ranging conversation with SMU's Alicia Froling, McKenzie Adams, and coach Travis Mays on how the Mustangs plan to make their mark in the America...
25 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 2 2016-17...
Women's basketball writer and Vice Sports contributor Gabriella Levine joins host Howard Megdal to talk about the Kelseys, Connecticut's uncertainty, and the resurgent Pac-12, along with much more, on the eve of the college basketball season.
45 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball: Episode 1 Intervi...
Howard Megdal talks to Kelsey Plum, Washington's do-everything combo guard, as the dawn of the college basketball season fast approaches.
25 min