Road signs honoring SC national basketball title put up (The Associated Press)
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina roadways are getting crowded with championship signs.
AAC agrees to keep women's basketball tourney in Connecticut (The Associated Press)
The American Athletic Conference will continue to play its women's basketball tournament at a Connecticut casino. The conference announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to have the Mohegan Sun to host the tournament through the 2020 season. The venue is home for the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and is about 30 miles south of UConn's campus in Storrs.
Old Dominion names Nikki McCray-Penson women's hoops coach (The Associated Press)
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Old Dominion has hired Nikki McCray-Penson as its women's basketball coach.
Maryland forward Kiah Gillespie transfers to Florida State (The Associated Press)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Kiah Gillespie has completed her transfer from Maryland to Florida State.
Voice of UConn spends offseason calling balls and strikes (The Associated Press)
Bob Joyce has called six national championship games as the radio play-by-play voice of the UConn women's basketball team, but spends the offseason as a baseball umpire. Joyce began umping in 2005, taking twice-a-week classes during the winter to learn the craft. It was a way to stay connected to the game after his son, Rob, aged out of youth baseball and Joyce was no longer an assistant coach for those teams.
Dawn Staley has been on whirlwind tour since winning title (The Associated Press)
It's been a whirlwind few weeks for South Carolina coach Dawn Staley since her Gamecocks won their first national championship. Staley was also in New York last month to see three of her players get taken in the first round of the WNBA draft. When she's not been traveling, Staley is easy to find on South Carolina's campus.