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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 109: Storm...
2nd of 12 in team-by-team 2019 WNBA season preview series
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 108: Mercu...
1st of 12 in team-by-team 2019 WNBA season preview series
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 107: Overt...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 106: Texas...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 105: Los A...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 104: Chica...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 103: WNBA ...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 102: WAS/A...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 101: Dream...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 100: WNBA ...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 99: Seattl...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 98: Sparks...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 97: Lynx/S...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 96: State ...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 95: High P...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 94: Applac...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 93: MIN/DA...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 92: PHX/WA...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 91: Legend...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 90: ESPN's...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 89: Indian...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 88: Lindsa...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 87: WNBA D...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 86: Oklaho...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 85: Michel...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 84: Las Ve...
17 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 83: ESPN b...
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 82: Oregon...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 81: Bethun...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 80: Texas ...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 79: #Ticke...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 78: New Yo...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 77: Atlant...
Talking to the newest WNBA coaching hire
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 76: Minnes...
It's been a busy month for Lindsay Whalen, point guard for the 2017 WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx. Whalen led her team through the WNBA playoffs, winning home games at Williams Arena, known as "The Barn that Weezy Built", per her teammate Maya Moore, U...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 75: Seattl...
The news came this week that the Seattle Storm, building around the young core of Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd alongside icon Sue Bird, had hired an old hand at the WNBA coaching business to lead them: Dan Hughes. For Hughes, whose epic career date...
23 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 74: The Su...
Two games into the 2017 WNBA Finals, no one can argue that the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks have failed to live up to expectations. Both Derek James, who covers the Lynx for The Summitt, and Ben Dull, who does the same for the Sparks, have be...
18 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 73: WNBA s...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Lindsay Gibbs, who has covered the Washington Mystics, Ben Dull, reporter focusing on the Los Angeles Sparks, and Brendon Kleen, who has been on the Phoenix Mercury beat, to discuss the upcoming WNBA semifinals involving...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 72: Seattl...
Host Howard Megdal is joined by Seattle Storm interim head coach Gary Kloppenburg, whose team has managed to steer itself out of the playoff-free ditch it found itself in just a few weeks ago, and won its first four games of the Kloppenburg era. MORE ...
15 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 71: San An...
It's been an unconventional rookie season for Kelsey Plum, the top overall pick in the 2017 WNBA draft by the San Antonio Stars. But after a slow start, perpetuated by a lack of playing time, Plum is reminding everybody of the transcendent star she wa...
19 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 70: AP's D...
The talent-packed USA Basketball U-23 team was picked on Friday afternoon, following the gathering of nearly two score of the most talented young basketball players in the country's pipeline. Interestingly, only a handful of WNBA teams were on hand to...
21 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 69: Atlant...
Host Howard Megdal (SummittHoops.com) is joined by Layshia Clarendon of the Atlanta Dream. The two discuss Clarendon's triple-double that was and then wasn't, her all star campaign and work leading young players like Elizabeth Williams and Brittney Syk...
37 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 68: Connec...
Host Howard Megdal (Summitthoops.com) is joined by Amber Cox, vice president of the Connecticut Sun. The two discuss Cox's current team both on and off the court, along with her time with the Phoenix Mercury, media coverage of the WNBA and muck more.
37 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 67: Atlant...
Host Howard Megdal (SummittHoops.com) is joined by Atlanta Dream guard Brittney Sykes. The seventh pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft has been on fire of late, scoring 16.5 per contest over her past seven games, all of them in the starting lineup. Sykes recal...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 66: Michig...
Host Howard Megdal (Summitthoops.com) is joined by Tori Jankoska. The multifaceted guard talks about her life growing up at the center of the Michigan State-Michigan rivalry, what the experience of getting drafted in the first round and then cut in rap...
26 min
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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 65: Dallas...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1230230425?mt=8) Howard Megdal is joined by Glory Johnson, forward for the Dallas Wings. The two discuss Johnson's offensive evolution, how she leads her young Wings teammates, wha...
23 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 64: Phoeni...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Brittney Griner, star center of the Phoenix Mercury. The two discuss Griner's developing ancillary skills that complement and add to her elite finishing and rim prote...
14 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 63: Basket...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Tamika Catchings, whose number will be retired by the Indiana Fever on June 24. The two take a stroll down memory lane, through Tamika's favorite moments from a truly...
10 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 62: Minnes...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Lindsay Whalen, point guard for the Minnesota Lynx. The two discuss Minnesota's strong start, whether this can be the best Lynx team yet, how Cheryl Reeve gets establ...
26 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 61: Phoeni...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Jim Pitman, general manager of the Phoenix Mercury. The two discuss Brittney Griner's development, the title window for Griner and Diana Taurasi, the development of L...
24 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 60: Minnes...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (Summitthoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles. The two discuss Fowles' unprecedented start to the season, breaks down how she's getting so many open looks, while also delving i...
30 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 59: Oklaho...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (download our app here https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1230230425?pt=1158722&ct=Mobile%20App%20Landing&mt=8) Howard Megdal is joined by 2016 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee and Oklahoma head coach Sherri ...
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 58: Atlant...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by the Atlanta Dream's leading scorer, Tiffany Hayes. The stellar guard weighs in on how to approach the Angel McCoughtry absence, whether the Dream have the best backco...
17 min
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Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 57: Dallas...
Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by longtime WNBA standout and new executive for the Dallas Wings Erin Phillips. The two discuss Phillips' transition, memories of her WNBA championships, and what she's...
19 min
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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...
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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
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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