Playing catch up

About last night:

UConn blew past Oregon State, 80-51, to reach their fourth straight title game.

Syracuse routed Washington, 80-59, to reach their first championship game.

UConn freshman Katie Lou Samuelson broke her foot in the process.


The unconventional Orange will take on UConn.

Why it’s run and done for so many UConn foes.

Syracuse’s three-point shooting makes other teams pay.

Orange coach Quentin Hillsman thinks he has one edge in preparing for the Huskies.

Nothing will get in the way of the friendship between Breanna Stewart and Brittney Sykes.

Growing up as Breanna Stewart.

Stewart sees the softer side of Auriemma.

Oregon State’s special season came to an end. Gratitude overshadowed heartbreak. The Beavers have begun a legacy.

Washington’s Final Four run should be savored.

Non-Tournament news:

Adia Barnes will be the new Arizona coach.

Aerial Powers will forego her senior season at Michigan State and declare for the WNBA draft.

UConn’s Morgan Tuck says she will announce whether she’ll choose the WNBA or to stay another year after tomorrow’s title game.

Mississippi Valley State’s new coach is Jessica Kern.

Award time:

Geno Auriemma and Breanna Stewart are the Naismith coach and player of the year.

WNBA news:

Again, Sheryl Swoopes will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Sheryl Swoopes career timeline.

It was emotional for Swoopes.