Upsets on the way to titles

Crown ’em/whoa:

BYU knocked off Gonzaga, 82-68, to claim the WCC ‘chip.

DePaul stunned Marquette, 74-73, for the Big East title.

Wright State nipped Green Bay, 55-52, for the Horizon League crown.

South Dakota State ran past South Dakota, 83-71, to take the Summit League Championship.

More results:

Mountain West semifinals

Big Sky quarterfinals

SWAC quarterfinals

Big South first round

Big West first round

MEAC first round

College team news:

Iowa State is excited about what’s next after the Big 12 Tournament.

Princeton are the Ivy League regular-season champions.

Iowa isn’t done yet.

South Dakota awaits their fate after losing the Summit League Championship game.

College player news:

DiJonai Carrington podcast.

Forward Princess Aghayere is breaking out as Penn’s silent warrior.

College coach news:

Coaching turnover season has begun…….

Rhode Island has fired coach Daynia La-Force after five seasons.

Portland has let Cheryl Sorenson go after five years.

Incarnate Word will not renew Christy Smith’s contract.

Oklahoma has parted ways with longtime assistant coaches Pam DeCosta and Chad Thrailkill.

Appalachian State coach Angel Elderkin says basketball saved her life during her cancer battle.

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier left the WCC final game midway through after being told of a family emergency……apparently¬†it was her brother in dire straits.

Naismith finalists:

Defensive player of the year finalists.

Coach of the year semifinalists.

High school news:

Azzi Fudd was named the national Gatorade POY today.

Haley Jones is the No. 1 recruit, and she stays in control on court.

The hoops dreams of a 16-year-old named Fourstar.


Q&A with Chamique Holdsclaw.