The countdown has begun

Final Four news:

Final Four equity improvements are on full display in Minneapolis.

Meet the teams…….key factors for each squad.

The rosters are stacked.

The Final Four is filled with heavyweights……it will be a talent-laden treat.

Teams survived a wild tourney, amid parity.

Defending champion Stanford awaits UConn.

When the Cardinal go big, their opponents go home.

Stanford will lean on defense in the Final Four.

The games bring Louisville coach Jeff Walz back to Minnesota.

Final Four player news:

Paige Bueckers is returning home to Minnesota.

College player news:

South Dakota’s seniors left a memorable legacy.

Michigan left their mark with a deep Tournament run.

Aneesah Moorow of DePaul is the WBCA’s freshman of the year.

Sam Haiby will return for Nebraska.

Maddie Scherr has joined two others from Oregon in the transfer portal.

Arizona State’s Taya Hanson will transfer.

Kateri Poole will transfer from Ohio State.

Oklahoma’s Gabby Gregory is transferring.

College coach news:

Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico will earn at least $120,000 in bonuses after the team’s tourney run.

Longtime BYU coach Jeff Judkins is ready for next season.

Tammi Reiss has signed a 10-year contract extension with Rhode Island.

Felisha Legette-Jack is excited to lead Syracuse.

Brooke Wyckoff has been named head coach at Florida State.

High school news:

In the McDonald’s All-American game tonight, the East beat the West, 95-75.

WNBA news:

The league released a list of 88 players who have opted in for consideration in the draft.

Getting to know top draft prospects.

How to stick with a roster if you’re drafted in rounds 2 or 3.