The wrap-up

Final Four:

Thorough Final Four breakdown.

Can Notre Dame stop UConn, and who will win Louisville-Mississippi State?

Predictions from fivethirtyeight.

ESPN logistics.

Coaches talk about the identity of their teams.

The UConn-Notre Dame rivalry is renewed.

The Final Four highlights female empowerment.

Mississippi State:

Experience is important for Mississippi State.

Teaira McCowan will be the difference-maker for the Bulldogs.

Mississippi State is peaking at the right time.

Coach Vic Schaefer had the blueprint to success for two straight Final Fours.

How associate head coach Johnnie Harris earned Schaefer’s trust and became assistant coach of the year.


Even haters can’t diminish coach Jeff Walz’s enthusiasm for his team’s Final Four run.

Notre Dame:

Kathryn Westbeld returns home to Ohio for the Final Four.


UConn hopes to forget about last year’s semifinal loss in their Final Four return.

The Huskies’ excellence is rare, even among greats.

Accepting challenges comes with the territory for UConn.

College player news:

John Wooden All-American team.

Self-assured Jill Barta charts her own course.

Jenna Moser will return next year for the Washington Huskies.

Five from Illinois State will not return.

College coach news:

Most black coaches in women’s hoops don’t get a second chance.

She coached her team to the NCAA Tournament, and then Joanne Boyle quit for her daughter.


The day Vivian Stringer lead the first HBCU, Cheyney, to the inaugural NCAA Championship game.

Forty-five years ago, Central Catholic made Pennsylvania history.

WNIT results:

Semifinals tonight……

Virginia Tech 64, West Virginia 61

Indiana 71, TCU 58


Saturday, March 31

Virginia Tech at Indiana, 3 p.m. ET

CBS Sports Network

McDonald’s All-American game:

The West beat the East, 82-79, lead by Christyn Williams.

The 35th anniversary team.

WNBA news:

Mystics: what you need to know