‘Twas the night before conference tournaments pop off

Today’s results:

No. 15 South Florida edged UCF, 65-62, to clinch the AAC regular-season title.

No. 24 Rutgers routed Penn State, 74-56, for their eighth straight win.

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule

College team news:

Texas A&M is the NCAA’s team of the week.

NC State is preparing to defend their ACC title.

West Virginia will push hard this month.

Mount St. Mary’s won their first NEC title in 20 years.

Iowa is not in awe anymore at ranked opponents.

Most teams would rather not face Oregon State in the tournament.

North Carolina is growing up at the right time.

Maine is ready for tournament play…..as four of their five seniors prepare to depart.

Washington is ecstatic to reach the postseason.

A COVID scare won’t keep Utah out of the Pac-12 Tournament.

Holy Cross is excited for the Patriot League Tournament.

Pac-12 Tournament preview.

Big East Tournament bracket.

Predictions for all 31 conference tournaments.

ESPN will have plenty of coverage.

Former Iowa Hawkeye Sue Beckwith has given a $7 million endowment to the University to fund the women’s hoops coaches and other women’s sports.

With another COVID pause, Hampton ends the season.

College player news:

Semifinalists for the Naismith Award.

The five finalists for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award.

Five players to watch in the SEC Tournament.

Treasure Hunt may be the key for Kentucky.

Standout Blanca Millan is enjoying the best season of her career with the Black Bears.

Temple’s Mayo twins are planning for life without basketball and each other.

A U.S. District court has dismissed a lawsuit that was trying to unite international players with their teams, including UCLA and LMU.

College coach news:

Four SEC coaches played for Pat Summitt, and now they’re charged with carrying her legacy.

Half of the coaches in the SEC are Black, and it “looks like what it’s supposed to” look like.

NCAA news:

The NCAA responded to Texas’ decision to reopen.

WNBA news:

The Seattle Storm has rebranded with a new logo.

Sue Bird’s return for her 20th season is a great time to celebrate her greatness.

The Sparks have re-signed Nneka Ogwumike.

Chiney Ogwumike is ready to rebuild with LA.

Han Xu calls out anti-Asian violence in New York.

Renee Montgomery is effecting change.