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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

UCLA freshman TJ Leaf told ESPN he will declare for NBA draft with the intention of signing with an agent.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Great anecdote former Gonzaga coach Dan Monson told me recently. He was married by Mark Few's father, a longtime preacher. Mark Few was already married to his wife, Marcy. Monson was about to marry a woman named Darci. Reverend Few mistakenly asked Monson, "will you take Marcy to be your wife?" Monson replied, "No, but if it's OK, I'll take Darcy."

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Gonzaga center Zach Collins on what it was like when Kobe Bryant surprised the team on Wednesday night

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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Mark Few just said his dad was minister at same church for 54 years. "Why mess with happy." Certainly might explain why stayed at Gonzaga.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Mark Few on the police escorts at NCAA tourney: "One of the greatest things about all of this."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

"In no way shape or form could you ever have envisioned from then to what we have now." -- Gonzaga coach Mark Few on the program and its growth.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Mark Few half seriously/ half kiddingly credits his college roommate Greg Bell and his book, Water the Bamboo for his team's success. "100 percent credit goes to Water the Bamboo."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Gonzaga players getting after it with new Call of Duty in locker room.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Jonathan Williams said he and his roommate, Nigel Williams-Goss only talked about one thing: "We didn't talk about girls, nothing else just getting to the Final Four."

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Przemek Karnowski said when he found out Gonzaga was recruiting him he and his parents bought a map, thinking Gonzaga was a city. Then he went to the internet and figured out it the truth.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Frank Martin on kids saying no to everyone coming at them right now: "If you don't want to be the bad guy, a lot of people think I'm a bad guy. Add to the list."

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Frank Martin said both Billy Donovan and Bob Huggins told him that the biggest distraction at a Final Four would be ticket requests, especially for players. Was told to set a hard deadline for requests,

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Frank Martin now raving about Sindarius Thornwell and his work ethic. "He never comes out of practice. Never."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Frank Martin: "Everyone falls in love with the one-and-done phenomenon. I get it. I've coaches them too. Two of them. But there's a big difference between and 18 and 22-year-old."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Frank Martin doesn't sound like overly concerned about Thornwell and him being under the weather.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Gamecocks freshman guard Evan Hinson pays tribute to his native Florida on the tattoos on his left arm

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

South Carolina walk-on guard Christian Schmitt came from Mars, Pa. to Columbia, S.C., which clearly skews his barbecue preferences

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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell not at arena for media availability. Dealing with illness and back at the hotel.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Sindarius Thornwell is sick and back at the hotel so he won't be practicing today, per South Carolina spokesperson.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Sindarius Thornwell did not practice today and is not at availability. He is back at the hotel sick, per the school.

ESPN Stats and Information  

ESPN's BPI favors Jamie Dixon and TCU over Josh Pastner and Georgia Tech in a battle between first-year head coaches in the NIT final (8 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN). Since the NCAA tourney expanded in 1985, 55 percent of NIT champions have made the NCAA tournament in the following season.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Welcome to the real madness of March. South Carolina locker room opened to media.