Final Fourness

Arrived in Indianapolis early this morning, and have been through the full day of activities here. More on that and on many personal accounts later, but for now, let’s catch up:

Indianapolis is the center of the women’s basketball world.

The Pac-12 is flexing its muscles in the Tournament.

UConn can join a couple of four-peat pioneers in women’s hoops.

Jamie Weisner and Sydney Wiese are a combination that could crack UConn.

Oregon State is bringing confidence into their battle with UConn.

Young Beavers fans and mom are having a good time at the Final Four.

Oregon State players are taking in the Final Four atmosphere. They areblending playfulness and intensity.

Beaver Jen’Von’Ta Hill makes an impact despite not playing many minutes.

Oregon State photo gallery.

Oregon State’s tease shoot.

The science behind Chantel Osahor’s three-point shot.

Why Washington’s Kelsey Plum never envisioned a Final Four.

Husky Talia Walton draws strength from her mother’s battle with cancer.

Behind the scenes: Washington’s tease shoot.

Ten things you need to know about Washington coach Mike Neighbors.

Syracuse photo shoot.

UConn is unfazed by distractions.

Sports science: Breanna Stewart’s dominance.

Moriah Jefferson embodies UConn success as much as anyone else.


South Dakota beat FGCU, 71-65, to take the WNIT championship.

Non-tournament news:

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer says UConn’s dominance isn’t bad for the sport – but next year it could be.

Was the Lady Vol season a disappointment?

The future is bright for Ohio State.

Western Kentucky coach Michelle Clark-Heard says the team will be back hungry next year.