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College team news:

South Carolina looks to finish the job after falling short last year.

NC State are the party crashers of the Final Four.

UConn are underdogs in the Final Four for the first time in 30 years.

College player news:

Caitlin Clark and Paige Bueckers share history and drive ahead of their showdown tomorrow.

Clark is the AP player of the year.

Hailey Van Lith is reportedly in the transfer portal.

Georgia Amoore has transferred to Kentucky.

College coach news:

Miami is reportedly set to hire Tricia Cullop as their new head coach, a source says.

Cal has extended Charmin Smith’s contract through 2028-2029.

Awards:

Repeating as Naismith coach and player of the year are Dawn Staley and Caitlin Clark. Cameron Brink is the defensive POY.