Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put the Cardinal in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do. Smith's layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford's comeback from a 16-point deficit in the second half, McCall swatted a last-second shot and the Cardinal edged top-seeded Notre Dame 76-75 Sunday for its first Final Four trip since 2014.
As previously announced, Marquette guard Duane Wilson will be graduating in May and exercising his right to transfer for his final year of eligibility. On Monday, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports and FanRag Sports tweeted out Wilson’s current list of possible destinations. Wilson is taking a look at Texas A&M, Arkansas, Nevada, Georgia Tech, and Virginia. I’m not going to get into a hardcore breakdown of each team’s roster and which one might be the best landing spot for Wilson. I will, however, say that if Wilson ends up wearing blue and orange in Charlottesville, I’m going to pretend that he played three years for Marquette, graduated, and disappeared from college basketball forever. If I can believe
The 2017 NCAA tournament gives college basketball fans the opportunity to witness the best the sport has to offer. In all three of UCLA’s championships, Lew averaged 30.3 points and was named the Final Four Most Outstanding Player.