The Elite 8 is set

Last four Elite 8 spots taken:

Iowa downed NC State, 79-61, behind another monster Megan Gustafson performance. It is the first Elite 8 appearance for the Hawkeyes since 1993.

Baylor returned to the round of eight with a 93-68 romp over South Carolina.

Notre Dame held off Texas A&M, 87-80. Arike Ogunbowale had a career-high 34 points for the Irish and Chennedy Carter scored 35 for the Aggies in the battle.

Stanford ran away from Missouri State, 55-46.

Tomorrow’s games:

Louisville vs. Connecticut at 9 a.m. PT

Oregon vs. Mississippi State at 11 a.m. PT

Tournament news:

Eight facts to know about the Elite 8 teams.

Team news:

For Oregon, execution by committee is paying dividends.

The Ducks are excited for their rematch with Mississippi State tomorrow.

Louisville is embracing their underdog status., and they were all smiles today.

Oregon State is motivated to improve and erase their Louisville memories.

Lubbock Christian won the DII Championship in a double overtime thriller.

Player news:

Sabrina Ionescu has “no idea” whether or not she’ll enter the WNBA draft, but she’s registered for spring classes at Oregon.

Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan passed up Sylvia Fowles’ record last night to become the leading NCAA Tournament rebounder in history.

Tania Davis is savoring her final moments with Iowa after her injury-riddled career.

Pac-12 freshman of the year Dre’Una Edwards will transfer from Utah.

Coach news:

Geno Auriemma and Jeff Walz have a friendship founded in coaching.

Muffet McGraw is done hiring men.

Nikki Fargas will return as LSU’s coach next season; there’s been no contact from Tennessee.

Northern Kentucky players have penned a letter in support of coach Camryn Whitaker.