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Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 103: WNBA Finals preview

9/6/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Lindsay Gibbs and Joseph Zucker to discuss the key themes heading into the WNBA Finals, including: how Elena Delle Donne's knee will be tested early in the series, what happened to Jewell Loyd, how LaToya Sanders will impact these Finals, why this is a good matchup for key reserve bigs on both teams, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:38

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 102: WAS/ATL G4, G5 preview with Lindsay Gibbs

9/3/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Lindsay Gibbs to discuss Elena Delle Donne's return to the lineup, Kristi Toliver's big night, what needs to happen for both teams in Game 5 and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:57

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 101: Dream up 2-1, Mercury win Game 3

9/1/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Lindsay Gibbs to discuss Game 3 between the Dream and Mystics and the ripple effects of the Elena Delle Donne injury. Alex Simon then joins the show to discuss Storm-Mercury Game 3 and evaluate Phoenix's chances of forcing a Game 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:22

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 100: WNBA semifinals check-ins with Lindsay Gibbs and Alex Simon

8/29/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Lindsay Gibbs then Alex Simon to cover the first two games of Mystics/Dream and Mercury/Storm and look ahead as those series transition to DC and Phoenix, respectively. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:25

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 99: Seattle Storm/Phoenix Mercury semifinals preview

8/24/2018
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Host Howard Megdal is joined by Ben Dull to preview the Storm/Mercury semifinals series and the key issues that will be at play, including: defending Diana Taurasi and Breanna Stewart, Phoenix's lineup change and the additional pressure it will put on Seattle's defense, and how Natasha Howard can be expected to leave her mark on the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:08

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 98: Sparks-Mystics, Mercury-Sun, semifinals look ahead with Lindsay Gibbs

8/24/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Lindsay Gibbs of High Post Hoops to recap Sparks-Mystics, Mercury-Sun and look ahead to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:50

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 97: Lynx/Sparks, Wings/Mercury recaps with Delmy Barillas, Brady Klopfer and Jasmine Baker

8/22/2018
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Host Ben Dull recaps Lynx/Sparks from Staples Center with Delmy Barillas of LA Sports Access and Brady Klopfer of WNBAinsidr/The Athletic Los Angeles and looks ahead to LA's round two matchup with the Washington Mystics, then is joined by Jasmine Baker of High Post Hoops to recap Wings/Mercury and look ahead to Mercury/Sun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:56

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 96: State of Sparks/Lynx, round 1 WNBA playoff preview

8/20/2018
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Host Ben Dull is joined by Neil Olstad of Canis Hoopus and the Lynx Dynasty Podcast to preview the WNBA first round, single-elimination playoff game between the Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx. Ben and Neil discuss the state of both team's heading into the postseason, how the health of Rebekkah Brunson, Nneka Ogwumike and Danielle Robinson may come into play, how the Sparks/Lynx matchup has evolved, how both teams would fare if they advance, then both close by making their prediction...

Duration:00:56:46

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 95: High Post Hoops Roundtable from Minneapolis!

7/27/2018
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Join host Howard Megdal as he discusses all things All Star, the first half MVP, Coach of the Year, projected title winners and much more with a superstar lineup: Erica Ayala, Ari Chambers, Jasmine Baker, Blake DuDonis, Ben Dull and Mike Peden! Plus: Cheryl Reeve's comments on the league's efforts to promote itself, and even a bit of Los Angeles Sparks news! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:32

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 94: Applachian State head coach Angel Elderkin

7/17/2018
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Appalachian State head coach Angel Elderkin has managed to see it all and do it all in the sport of basketball already, even though she was born just over 40 years ago. Elderkin starred for Division III Southern Maine, she coached under legends like Tennessee's Pat Summitt and Virginia's Debbie Ryan, she's assisted programs like LSU and St. John's, picking things up along the way that have served her well as she continues the process of creating the culture for success with the...

Duration:00:31:07

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 93: MIN/DAL, ATL/IND, NY/CHI

7/2/2018
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Host Ben Dull recaps three of the five WNBA games from Sunday: Minnesota's 76-72 win in Dallas despite a late surge from the Wings playing without Liz Cambage, Atlanta's 87-83 win in Indiana, and a 97-94 overtime win by the Liberty in Chicago to snap their five-game losing streak. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:38

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 92: PHX/WAS, ASG position designations

6/30/2018
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Host Ben Dull recaps Mercury at Mystics, the lone WNBA game on the Saturday slate. Topics include: why DeWanna Bonner and Sancho Lyttle in tandem add so much to the Mercury defense, both teams utilizing a switching defense, Tayler Hill continuing to impress in her return from injury, and a note on positional designations for players in All-Star voting and why it matters league-wide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:48

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 91: Legend Ann Meyers Drysdale

6/11/2018
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Guest host Erica Ayala is joined by basketball legend Ann Meyers Drysdale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:22

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 90: ESPN's Kevin Pelton talks Seattle Storm

5/18/2018
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Guest host Ben Dull is joined by ESPN's Kevin Pelton to discuss the intriguing Seattle Storm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:42

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 89: Indiana Fever head coach/GM Pokey Chatman

5/10/2018
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Host Howard Megdal is joined by Pokey Chatman, now in her second year of a massive rebuilding project with the Indiana Fever, to discuss her young, talented roster. Chatman gets into the weeds on exactly how she plans to utilize and develop Kelsey Mitchell, the second overall pick in the 2018 draft, and navigate her between the playmaker role and her ability to score while playing off the ball. Then there's how Victoria Vivians, the eighth overall pick in 2018, fits into Chatman's...

Duration:00:25:12

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 88: Lindsay Whalen

4/26/2018
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Host Howard Megdal is joined by Lindsay Whalen, wearer of many hats. Whalen just completed an offseason where she participated in Minnesota Timberwolves broadcasts and worked for the Big Ten Network as well. She also accepted an ambitious new challenge: head coach at her alma mater, University of Minnesota, while performing the "Dawn Staley": continuing her playing career, the stellar, vital work she does at point guard for the Minnesota Lynx. Whalen discusses what her new schedule will...

Duration:00:20:12

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 87: WNBA Draft Spectacular with Ben Dull

4/11/2018
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Host Howard Megdal is joined by Ben Dull of High Post Hoops. The two discuss the thought process behind each of the first round picks in the draft. For instance, exactly why is Las Vegas so certain to choose A'ja Wilson, and how will she fit into the way Bill Laimbeer plays? What is it about Kelsey Mitchell that makes her such a great fit for Pokey Chatman's offense? Exactly how should Amber Stocks supplement the all stars she already employs at center (Stef Dolson), shooting guard (Allie...

Duration:01:02:56

Locked on Women's Basketball Episode 86: Oklahoma's Sherri Coale; Sarah Sommer's New Jersey

3/8/2018
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Oklahoma head coach and Women's Basketball Hall of Famer Sherri Coale joins host Howard Megdal to discuss the compelling case the Sooners have for an NCAA bid. The top line is deceiving: despite an overall mark of 16-14, the Sooners are 11-7 in the Big 12, played the second-toughest schedule in the nation, and own wins over tournament teams like Belmont, West Virginia and South Florida. The two break down precisely how Coale schedules, why she does it, and how it impacts her team. There is...

Duration:00:43:14

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 85: Michelle Smith Pac-12 tournament preview

2/27/2018
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Host Howard Megdal is joined by basketball writer Michelle Smith, who covers the Pac-12 for the conference, writes about women's basketball for ESPNW and WNBA.com, sees all and knows all. The two discuss the weekend ahead in Seattle, where Final Four contenders like Oregon and UCLA vie for better NCAA seeds, and a dark horse, USC, looks to put a bow on an unexpectedly strong season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:03

Locked On Women's Basketball Episode 84: Las Vegas Aces GM/Coach Bill Laimbeer

2/8/2018
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Host and Editor-in-Chief of The Summitt (SummittHoops.com) Howard Megdal is joined by Bill Laimbeer, head coach and general manager of the Las Vegas Aces. Laimbeer discusses the deals he's already made this month, the trio of elite guards he inherited from the San Antonio Stars, and how he plans to build around this group and whoever he might pick in the draft (A'ja Wilson seems likely). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:38