And the beat goes on

The game:

The Final Four shows the progress of women’s basketball.

College conference news:

The Ivy League will enhance their exposure with a long-term ESPN agreement.

Gonzaga will stay in the WCC.

College team news:

Why Notre Dame can repeat as national champions.

Nine games that defined UConn’s season.

What Mississippi State fans have to look forward to next season.

Yale posted the most wins in program history this year.

College player news:

Western Kentucky’s Tashia Brown is training for a possible pro career.

Northern Colorado’s Ali Meyer has overcome plenty of adversity.

The parents of the NCCU players whose scholarships weren’t renewed plan to file a lawsuit.

College coach news:

Ole Miss has hired Yolett McPhee-McCuin as its next head coach.

Melissa Kolbe has followed Michelle Clark-Heard to Cincinnati and will be assistant coach there.

Ashland associate head coach Kari Pickens has been elevated to head coach.

Bowling Green has hit a home run by hiring Robyn Fralick.

NAIA news:

The NAIA will vote on the number of divisions they’ll have.

Herstory of the game:

Hoops and handbags: A “pretty epic” Auburn family story.

WNBA news:

League coaches and GMs tab A’ja Wilson as the first pick in the draft.

WNBA free agency winners and losers.

USA Basketball news:

U17 coaches Vanessa Nygaard, Carla Berube and Steve Gomez will return to lead the team this summer.