Sweet 16 and SO much more

Tomorrow’s schedule:

Tennessee vs. Kansas, 9:04 a.m. PT/12:04 p.m. ET

Georgia Tech vs. Baylor, 11 a.m./2 p.m.

St. John’s vs. Duke, 6:04 p.m./9:04 p.m.

South Carolina vs. Stanford, 7:32 p.m./11:32 p.m.

Sunday’s schedule:

Texas A&M vs. Maryland, 9:04 a.m./12:04 p.m.

St. Bonaventure vs. Notre Dame, 11:32 a.m./2:32 p.m.

Penn State vs. Connecticut, 1:34 p.m./4:34 p.m.

Gonzaga vs. Kentucky, 3:30 p.m./6:30 p.m.

Upset predictions??


Finalists for the WBCA Division I Coach of the Year:

List released today……

Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame
Brenda Frese, Maryland
Tom Collen, Arkansas
Curt Miller, Bowling Green
Kim Mulkey, Baylor
Coquese Washington, Penn State
Reagan Pebley, Utah State
Tara VanDerveer, Stanford

Coach hirings:

Laura Beeman will be Hawaii’s next head coach. She’s been assistant at USC the last two years, and before that was at Mount San Antonio College.

Western Kentucky has hired Michelle Clark-Heard as their new coach.

NCAA news:

Shaw won the Division II title tonight, outlasting Ashland 88-82 in overtime.

Interesting interview with UConn Coach Geno Auriemma.

Great news:

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will remain in Knoxville for at least three more years, and likely much longer.


#1 seed and last year’s championship runners-up Trinity Valley, lead by ShaKayla Caples, reached the championship semifinals last night. Tonight they defeated Hutchinson to again reach the final game, tomorrow at 7 p.m. They will face Hutchinson, who beat Central Arizona in the other semifinal.


Quarterfinals are set for this weekend, as Syracuse will face Toledo tomorrow, and on Sunday, it’ll be Colorado vs. Oklahoma State, Virginia vs. JMU, and Washington vs. San Diego.


Tamika Catchings is blogging, and she’s ready to go.