NCAA Tournament coverage becomes legit

NCAA news:

ESPN announced today that it will air the entire Final Four on its flagship network. The network will also discontinue regionalization, as all games will be available to view.

College team news:

It’s rivalry week for the Oregon schools and the Arizona schools.

Long, scoreless stretches have hurt Oregon State.

As Tennessee and UConn prepare to face off, the year their historic rivalry reached a boiling point is revisited.

All-time results of the series.

New analyst Kelsey Plum was a friendly face to both Washington and Arizona this past weekend.

Rice should still be considered the C-USA favorites.

Notre Dame’s scenario for an NCAA Tournament bid is an ACC Tourney championship.

Eastern Michigan got stranded in Pennsylvania for hours.

Oklahoma looks to bounce back on the road against Texas Tech.

For Butler to make the Tournament, Kristen Spolyar must do more than get buckets.

Stony Brook is the NCAA’s team of the week.

DII weekly power rankings.

College player news:

The hottest player in college basketball is named Sabrina.

Lady Vol Rennia Davis is getting better and better.

While others star, Stephanie Jones is the glue for Maryland.

Rickea Jackson has raised her game for Mississippi State.

Multi-threat Hannah Whitish is fun to watch, and an important piece for Nebraska.

Iowa State’s Madison Wise is back in the lineup after a battle with migraines.

Gadiva Hubbard is providing leadership for the Gophers.

Mandy Simpson’s role is helping the Sooners through Ana Llanusa’s absence.

Freshman floor general Tori Hyduke has bounced back from injury to lead George Washington.

Middle Tennessee State guard Anna Jones has transferred to Tennessee Tech.

College coach news:

Tennessee coach Kellie Harper says “we’ll see what happens” with regard to the possibility of a series with UConn.

Today’s results

Tomorrow’s game schedule

WNBA news:

The player’s new contract is good, but it’s not enough.

Layshia Clarendon says the new CBA is “queer-inclusive.”

Here’s what it means to Clarendon.

Katie Smith was introduced as the Lynx’s new assistant coach and is excited for the opportunity.

Smith is a buffer between players and coach Cheryl Reeve, one columnist says.

Smith says the job is a perfect fit.

USA Basketball news:

Ariel Atkins, Katie Lou Samuelson and Tiffany Mitchell have been added to the National Team for upcoming competitions.