Outside the Tournament

Player news:

Princeton’s Blake Dietrick will forego lacrosse for a chance to be drafted into the WNBA.

Team news:

Louisiana Tech and new coach Tyler Summitt grew this year.

Coaching news:

Central Michigan has signed coach Sue Guevara to a new five-year contract.

New Mexico coach Yvonne Sanchez has signed a four-year contract extension.

East Tennessee State has extended coach Brittney Ezell’s contract by four years.


Sunday, March 29

Villanova at West Virginia, 2 p.m. ET
Michigan at Southern Miss, 3 p.m. ET
Temple at Middle Tennessee, 5 p.m. ET
Saint Mary’s at UCLA, 5 p.m. ET

Michigan is playing with renewed passion.

Pac 12 all-academic teams:

First Team Yr. GPA Major

Quinn Dornstauder, ASU SO 3.85 Biochemistry
Alli Gloyd, ARIZ RS SR 4.00 Educational Leadership
Ruth Hamblin, OSU JR 3.86 Mechanical Engineering
Kelsey Moos, ASU SO 3.87 Communication
Taryn Wicijowski, UTAH SR 3.98 Biology and Psychology

Second Team Yr. GPA Major

Elisha Davis, ASU JR 3.76 Communication/Social Work
Kari Korver, UCLA SO 3.68 Communications
Lexy Kresl, COLO SR 3.56 Integrative Physiology
Samantha Siegner, OSU JR 3.75 Digital Communication Arts
Sydney Wiese, OSU SO 3.80 Digital Communication Arts