Megan Gustafson scored 30 points with 16 rebounds and second-seeded Iowa narrowly avoided a monumental upset, holding off No. 15 Mercer 66-61 on Friday for its first NCAA Tournament win in four years.
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Mercer gave Iowa everything the Hawkeyes could handle. Megan Gustafson gave the NCAA tournament her 13th 30-point game and a record-setting effort.
The ACC has eight teams in the field, including No. 1 seeds Notre Dame and Louisville. Tennessee and Central Michigan are also big winners.
KeKe Calloway scored 30 points and sophomore Shannon Titus scored all 12 of her points in the fourth quarter as top-seeded Mercer defeated second-seeded Furman 66-63 on Sunday to win its second consecutive Southern Conference championship and NCAA...
Caliya Robinson had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Mackenzie Engram added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgia held off Mercer 68-63 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
A trio of head coaches -- Ashland's Robyn Fralick, Mercer's Susie Gardner and Belmont's Bart Brooks.-- discuss win streaks, peaking at the right time and conference tournaments with Terrika Foster-Brasby.
Three-time Southern Conference MVP Kahlia Lawrence helped give the Bears an NCAA Tournament berth, scoring 29 points and leading No. 25 Mercer to a 68-53 win over the East Tennessee State Lady Buccaneers.
Three-time Southern Conference MVP Kahlia Lawrence added an NCAA Tournament berth to her resume, scoring 29 points and leading No. 25 Mercer to a 68-53 win over East Tennessee State in the championship game on Sunday.
Kahlia Lawrence scored 23 points and top-seeded and 25th-ranked Mercer advanced to the championship game of the Southern Conference Tournament for the third straight year with an 81-44 semifinal win over Samford on Friday.
Kahlia Lawrence, the first three-time Southern Conference player of the year, scored 23 points and No. 25 Mercer cruised to a 75-44 win over Western Carolina in a league tournament opener on Thursday that set the school record winning streak at 25.
Mercer head coach Susie Gardner shares her thoughts on her team's return to the AP Polls in 38 years, winning the 2018 SoCon Coach of the Year award, the No. 25 Bears' 24-game winning streak, recruiting and much more.
The Mercer Bears are back in the AP Top 25 for the first time in 38 years, thanks in part to their current 24-game winning streak.
First the first time in program history, Belmont broke into the AP Top 25 last week. And after Green Bay stumbled, the Bruins are the new mid-major No. 1.
February has arrived, which typically means one thing in espnW's mid-major rankings: Green Bay is back at No. 1.