Stanford survives, Arizona shocks, and it’ll be a Pac-12 Championship

Final Four results tonight, aka “what just happened?”:

The Cardinal survived the Gamecocks, 66-65.

Stanford is in their first title game since 2010.

It’s about the journey for the Cardinal.

Arizona stunned Connecticut, 69-59.

It’s the first Championship game for the Wildcats in program history.

College team news:

Arizona State is still optimistic despite missing the Tournament.

College player news:

Natasha Mack is the Naismith defensive player of the year.

Caitlin Clark has won the Dawn Staley Award.

Mya Hollingshed will return to Colorado next season.

Celeste Taylor and Elyssa Coleman are transferring from Texas.

KeKe McKinney is transferring from Texas.

Colorado State’s Tori Williams has medically retired.

College coach news:

Tara VanDerveer is the Naismith coach of the year.

Joni Taylor’s contract has been extended through 2027 at Georgia.

Stony Brook coach Caroline McCombs has been hired as head coach at George Washington.

Other news:

The WBCA has launched Our Fair Shot.

Women’s basketball athletes beat men in graduation rates.