Gearing for a draft while the college news rolls on

WNBA Draft is three days away:

Draft prospect profiles.

Team-by-team draft profiles.

Draft board.

Vickie Johnson and Ruth Riley are on the clock in San Antonio.

How much will Syracuse players make in the WNBA, and what will they do with their money?

Kelsey Plum will likely be the top pick.

Alaina Coates and Allisha Gray are likely to be first-round picks.

Coates had ankle surgery and will miss part of the WNBA season.

Sydney Wiese, Chatel Osahor and Sophie Brunner await the draft.

Tori Jankoska is eager to make history.

Nia Coffey looks ahead to the draft.

UConn’s Saniya Chong likely will be selected.

My final mock draft.

College team news:

The success of Gonzaga’s men’s team is an inspiration for the women.

College player news:

Ali Patberg and Erin Boley are transferring from Notre Dame.

Dayton commit Sam Breen has reopened her recruitment.

Rebekah Dahlman is leaving Vanderbilt as a graduate transfer.

Openly gay Taylor Emery has won junior college’s top basketball award.

College coach news:

Adia Barnes remains committed to Arizona despite the job opening at Washington.

Miami has extended Katie Meier’s contract.

Muffet McGraw’s thoughts after two players announced they are transferring.

Former players reflect on McGraw’s legacy.

Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly has been dismissed from the Nikki Moody lawsuit.

FGCU’s Karl Smesko could be the front runner for the USC job.

But a spokesperson for the school told me today that the search was on for a replacement and no comment would be issued until then.

Former NIU coach Jane Albright gives up basketball court for classroom.

Final Four:

The Final Four thrived in Dallas.