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Tournament news:

Around the Rim podcast, featuring my three faves, LaChina Robinson, Chiney Ogwumike and Christy Winters Scott.

I will talk about the Sweet 16 on 640 WXSM tomorrow morning, at 6:45 a.m. Pacific/9:45 a.m. Eastern. Just click the link for streaming.

Attendance is down slightly at the Tournament so far.

Team news:

Former Irish guard Jewell Loyd talks about Notre Dame.

Analyzing why Nebraska’s disappointing season happened, and what might change.

Appalachain State experiences growing pains.

Player news:

Sophomore A’ja Wilson is right on track at South Carolina.

UConn’s Kia Nurse is healing her offensive woes with simplicity.

Ameryst Alston is back in the nick of time for Ohio State.

Police chief’s daughter Brandi Fowler has found Syracuse a dream come true.

Injuries serve as life lessons for Rutgers senior Briyona Canty.

Whitney Jennings is transferring from Iowa.

Freshman guard Taja Cole is leaving Louisville.

Coach news:

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma is the 2016 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year.

Vivian Stringer will be back at Rutgers next year.

Oregon State is “aggressively pursuing” a contract extension for coach Scott Rueck.

Matt Bollant will return as Illinois’ coach next year.

Wagner has dismissed coach Lisa Cermignano.

WNIT results:

Florida Gulf Coast 73, Tulane 61
Oregon 73, Utah 63

WNBA news:

Awesome video tributes to Tamika Catchings from various pros, past and present, and other VIPs.

Skylar Diggins talks recovery from injury and the move to Dallas.

High school news:

Notre Dame commit Erin Boley is the Gatorade POY.