The slowdown

Not a whole lot of news poppin’ today, and that’s OK. I’m sure I’m not the only one still in recovery from college season and the NCAA Tournament.

Championship celebration:

‘Like a fantasy’: Parade, rally celebrate Gamecock basketball national championship.

The Mayor of Columbia renamed a street “Dawn Staley Way.”

Photo gallery.

South Carolina’s success has had a positive impact on young people.

College coach news:

Grand Canyon will introduce their new head coach Tuesday. ButWikipedia already has Nicole Powell in the spot.

USA Basketball:

The Pac 12 sent six teams to the 3X3 USA Basketball Tournament.

Winners were named today.

Photo gallery.

The U18 3X3 champs were crowned too.

WNBA news:

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough is preparing to be a top pick in Thursday’s draft.

Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen held a basketball clinic for local youth.

Tamika Catchings held an open house for her tea shop yesterday.