Clinching and conference-jumping

Today’s results:

The Wings defeated the Fever, 110-100, behind 40 points from Satou Sabally. Arike Ogunbowale became Dallas’ single-season points leader.

The Liberty routed the Sun, 89-58, and clinched the second seed in the playoffs.

The Lynx survived the Dream in OT, 91-85. Napheesa Collier lead the way with 27 points and 17 rebounds.

WNBA team news:

Indiana was eliminated from the playoffs in tonight’s loss.

The Commissioner’s Cup win meant nothing, but everything to New York.

The Sparks no longer control their playoff destiny after last night’s defeat.

WNBA player news:

Brittney Sykes has made a great case to be this season’s DPOY.

How Kelsey Plum’s competitive fire is driving the WNBA forward.

The Aces find Sydney Colson has more to give than just her personality.

Connecticut fans from near and far welcomed Brittney Griner back last night.

College conference news:

Stanford, Cal and SMU will join the ACC, it was announced this morning.

Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer says she is “thrilled” to be in the ACC…….and the team will make adjustments in their scheduling.

What schedules might look like for the Bears and Cardinal.

The Pac-12’s remaining teams – Oregon State and Washington State – may join the Mountain West Conference.

College player news:

Former Memphis guard Jamirah Shutes was found guilty of assault after an incident last season in the handshake line after a game. She was fined and given community service.