Just another night before the Final Four

Final Four teams:

Washington is soaking up the spotlight.

OSU fans turned out in droves yesterday to welcome the team home.

Oregon State players bought into coach Scott Rueck’s vision.

Washington and Oregon State’s run is a big boost for Pac-12 basketball.

The turning point for Syracuse this year was a loss.

Final Four players:

UConn’s Saniya Chong has found a role model in a former rival.

Four knee surgeries later, Washington’s Talia Walton is unfazed by doubts.

Final Four coaches:

It’s all men coaching in the Final Four for the first time.

Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman is just the second African-American coach to lead a women’s team to that round.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma says Hillsman brought the program life. He has to build on the team’s Final Four success.

Oregon State coach Scott Rueck doesn’t do David and Goliath speeches.

West is best:

West coast basketball is more than just Stanford.

Non-Tournament news:

Jonathan Tsipis is Wisconsin’s new basketball coach.

Mike Bradbury is New Mexico’s new coach.

Kenny Brooks says the timing is right to take the head coach job at Virginia Tech.

Gatorade POY Erin Boley is planning for success at Notre Dame, and beyond.

Vanderbilt assistant Kim Rosamond is Tennessee Tech’s new head coach.

Agnus Berenato is Kennesaw State’s new head coach.

Lauren Hill’s headstone is finally complete.

WNIT semifinal:

South Dakota routed Oregon, 88-54.

WNBA news:

Riquna Williams has torn her Achilles tendon and will miss the season. She was recently acquired by the Los Angeles Sparks in a trade.

Today’s transactions:

Team Player Transaction

Minnesota Keisha Hampton Contract Signed
Minnesota Courtney Clements Contract Signed