A pause in tournament berthing

Today’s results:

Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Old Dominion and Southern Miss advance in the C-USA quarterfinals.

North Carolina A&T and Norfolk State advanced in the MEAC quarterfinals.

Eastern Michigan and Buffalo advanced in the third round of the MAC Tournament.

All scores.

Player news:

Leading scorer Larryn Brooks is leaving Indiana.

South Carolina’s Tina Roy energizes teammates and fans on the court and at the mic.

West Virginia’s Lanay Montgomery has overcome the odds.

A day in the life of Texas freshmen Ariel Atkins and Brooke McCarty.

Q&A with Iowa’s Nicole Smith.

Team news:

Florida State is looking for packed stands in the NCAA Tournament.

Coaching news:

North Texas has fired coach Mike Petersen.

Rumor has it that Florida coach Amanda Butler will not retain assistant coaches David Lowery and Angela Crosby.


Mid-major teams could be poised for a breakthrough in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

Lady Vols:

The Lady Vols legacy is threatened by lawsuits, and a name change.

WNBA and pro ball news:

The Fever acquired Shenise Johnson and a 2015 second-round draft pick from the San Antonio Stars, in exchange for the Fever’s 2015 first- and third-round draft picks.

Brittney Griner supports teammate Diana Taurasi’s decision to sit out the 2015 WNBA season.

Nneka Ogwumike, Epiphanny Prince and Seimone Augustus are just a few of the league’s players who are balling it up in Europe.

High school news:

Katie Lou Samuelson is the Naismith Trophy high school player of the year.