As teams arrive in San Antonio, storylines take shape

College team news:

Five teams that could ignite a title run.

History says these three teams should cut down nets.

Baylor is a two seed that could make the Final Four.

NC State’s path to the Final Four begins Sunday.

A trip to the tourney was worth the wait for Arizona.

Can Oregon reinvent itself for the Tournament?

Florida State has navigated a lot to get to the tourney.

Marist has a campus pause, with the exception of women’s basketball.

The sting of missing the Tournament will fuel Houston in the WNIT.

COVID is a concern for teams in the field.

College player news:

Naz Hillmon on a variety of topics.

Three Toronto stars are set to take the stage in the Tournament.

Five things to know about Middle Tennessee guard Anastasia Hayes.

Gonzaga’s Cierra Walker has found her position.

Northern Colorado transfer Olivia Wikstrom has landed at Utah State.

College coach news:

Brenda Frese interview.

Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale announced her retirement today.

Some candidates to take her place.

Austin Peay has hired Brittany Young as their new head coach.

Sacramento State won’t renew the contract of Bunky Harkleroad.

UConn assistant coach Shea Ralph has left Texas after a family member tested positive for COVID. That leaves the Huskies with two coaches.

Lindsay Whalen said Minnesota made progress this year, but are physically and emotionally drained.

Former Arizona coach Joan Bonvicini talks about the team’s rise.

Former Monmouth coach Jody Craig wrote a cryptic tweet yesterday.

WNBA news:

Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are volunteering at a large vaccination site.

Liz Cambage interview.

Inside Erica McCall’s journey to the Mystics.