The night before the Final Four

College team news:

The energy for Arizona can grow beyond the Final Four.

The Wildcats were irked that they didn’t appear in a video on the NCAA’s timeline this morning (and so was I).

South Carolina overcame much to get to the round of four.

Marquette remains busy adding new commitments, and an old one.

The Title IX loophole that hurts women’s teams.

College player news:

A player from each Final Four team that everyone should know.

UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards has become one of the most valuable players in the tourney.

For Paige Bueckers, no stage is too big and no brother is too small.

Three Gamecock players could cash in under new NIL legislation.

Coaches credit the mental strength of athletes in this pandemic season.

The WBCA named Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack its defensive player of the year.

Tennessee’s Rennia Davis has won the Senior CLASS Award for women’s hoops.

Emily Engstler and Chelsie Hall have transferred to Louisville.

College coach news:

In 1996 the USA won gold and began a legacy……now Tara VanDerveer and Dawn Staley face off.

Toyelle Wilson has been named SMU’s new head coach.

Cori Close is the WBCA’s new president.

Dawn Staley: there are still too few Black coaches in basketball.

Geno Auriemma wants the three-point line moved back.

WNBA news:

The April 15 draft will be virtual.

Dozens of college players are opting into the draft.

Non-seniors would like to have the option to enter the draft.

Olympics timing may finally be right for Skylar Diggins-Smith.