Plenty of non-Tournament items

More on the Final Four:

The Gamecocks have no shortage of talent or motivation for next season.

Coach Dawn Staley is already eyeing a Final Four return.

South Carolina’s loss can’t overshadow the impact of Aleighsa Welch.

The Terps won’t let yesterday’s loss define a memorable season.

For Maryland’s lone senior Laurin Mincy, yesterday’s loss is a rough end to an inspirational career.


Florida State coach Sue Semrau is the 2015 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year.

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier is the 2015 Spalding Maggie Dixon NCAA Division I Rookie Coach of the Year.

Duke University’s Elizabeth Williams is the WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year.

UConn’s Moriah Jefferson has won the Nancy Lieberman Award.

More college news:

Center Sarah Imovbioh and guard Tiffany Suarez are leaving Virginia. Imovbich was the second-leading scorer on the team.

South Florida has extended coach Jose Fernandez’s contract through 2020-2021.


There is no concrete pick for the Tulsa Shock in the WNBA draft.

The Storm have signed Japanese star Ramu Tokashiki.