Connecticut beats Notre Dame to claim tenth title

Connecticut put away Notre Dame, 63-53, for their tenth National Championship.

Naismith Trophy:

The Naismith college coach of the year is Princeton’s Courtney Banghart.

The Naismith college player of the year is UConn’s Breanna Stewart.

Player news:

Former Indiana guard Larryn Brooks has transferred to Texas Tech.

Junior point guard Ashley Betz-White has chosen not to return to Old Dominion next year.

Coaching news:

Maryland associate head coach Tina Langley is the new head coach at Rice University.

The “growing the game” discussion:

Georgetown tried kale to get students to a game earlier this season.

Not one but two stories on how analyst Debbie Antonelli thinks the Tournament should move to Las Vegas.

Lauren Hill:

The Mount St. Joseph’s freshman with inoperable brain cancer is weak but still fighting.

Her coach reflects on the season.

WNBA and overseas news:

Amanda Zahui B. is happy to go her own way and enter the draft.

UMMC Ekaterinburg is reeling in the absence of Diana Taurasi, who is out up to six weeks with a broken hand.