Grinding toward fantastic finishes

Southland final:

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Lamar, 68-61, to earn their first NCAA Tournament berth.

NEC semifinal scores

Patriot semifinal scores

Big West quarterfinal scores

C-USA quarterfinal scores

MAAC quarterfinal scores

MEAC quarterfinal scores

SWAC quarterfinal scores

WAC quarterfinal scores

CAA second-round scores

MVC first-round scores

College team news:

The Ally Tipoff in November will feature South Carolina, Iowa, Virginia Tech and NC State.

College player news:

Naismith Trophy player of the year semifinalists.

College coach news:

Inside Dawn Staley’s first year at South Carolina.

Staley has demanded an apology from CBS Sports for an “offensive” remark about Kamilla Cardoso.

For Lindy La Rocque and UNLV, it’s time.

Youngstown State has named Melissa Jackson their new head coach.

A greater number of female coaches are making $1 million or more, but some say not enough……a list of the top-paid coaches.

Naismith Trophy coach of the year semifinalists.