Tournament stages, honors, firings

Big East Tournament Championship:

No. 1 UConn pounded Marquette, 73-39.

Sun Belt Tournament Championship:

Troy topped Louisiana, 73-65.

More results:

Both Gonzaga and BYU won their WCC semifinal today, setting them up for a showdown tomorrow.

Summit semifinal scores

Horizon semifinal scores

Big South quarterfinal scores

Mountain West quarterfinal scores

American Conference first round scores

Big Sky first round scores

All scores

Tomorrow’s game schedule is packed with tourney matchups

College team news:

The AP top 25 sees Stanford rise to No. 2 and FGCU enter, while DePaul drops out.

The NCAA’s final power 10 of the season.

The Big 12 bracket is out.

Bucknell will be the lone unbeaten team entering the NCAA tourney.

Pushed to the brink of consideration, BYU knows the way to the Tournament is to win.

Siena is getting a fresh start in the MAAC Tournament.

Through shutdowns and virtual practices, Fairfield is ready for the MAAC tourney.

College player news:

Naz Hillmon is the Big Ten player of the year.

Princeton grad transfer Carlie Littlefield has landed at North Carolina.

Athletes with large social media followings may be the true winners in the Image and Likeness movement.

College coach news:

Brenda Frese is the Big Ten coach of the year.

Wisconsin coach Jonathan Tsipis hopes a level of desperation will life the team in the Big Ten tourney.

SMU has fired Travis Mays after five seasons.

ETSU has fired Brittney Ezell.

Austin Peay won’t renew David Midlick’s contract.

Monmouth has suspended Jody Craig for the MAAC tourney opener for improper conduct.

NCAA Tournament news:

The NCAA will require masks, though the Texas governor lifted the state mask mandate.

WNIT news:

Game times and regional sites have been announced.

WNBA news:

Chiney Ogwumike has partnered with DoorDash.

Tiffany Mitchell advocates for single parents.

LaToya Sanders has retired.

College players will have to opt into the draft.