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Staley: 'A'ja Wilson took over'

With South Carolina's unbeaten start and four players averaging more than 14 points, Dawn Staley says A'ja Wilson has been under the radar. But the junior scored a career-high 31 points Thursday. "She had two great days of practice," Staley said. "I knew she was going to have a big night."

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NCAA explores tweaks to women's hoops tourney

According to a survey obtained by the AP, the women's basketball oversight committee is exploring ways to change the format of the NCAA tournament, including moving the Final Four back a week.

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Drexel makes debut in mid-major poll

South Dakota State remains on top, but Gonzaga jumps six spots to No. 2 after its first win in program history over Stanford. Drexel, which upset Syracuse, and three other teams join the top 10.

South Carolina has no problems with Maine (0:43)
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The making of Tennessee's top-ranked class

Anastasia Hayes was the first 2017 star to commit to Tennessee. After timely texts and chocolate milk, Kasiyahna Kushkituah, Evina Westbrook and Rennia Davis followed to form the No. 1 class.

Coates scores 28 points in South Carolina's win (0:49)
Samuelson's deep shooting leads UConn past LSU (0:57)
NIU's Lehman scores 48 in 2OT win (0:46)
Auriemma, Connecticut overcome slow start in win (3:51)
Louisville cruises past Belmont (0:45)


Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Kansas pulled upset of volleyball tourney last year, beating USC. Tonight, tables turned as Creighton upset No. 5 KU 20-18 in epic 5th set.

Graham Hays @grahamhays

USC and West Virginia to meet for women's soccer title. This is first time all four quarterfinals and both semifinals finished 1-0.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

Lot of drama in Lawrence, Kansas, as No. 5 seed Kansas and Creighton are starting 5th set of NCAA volleyball 2nd-round match. Live on ESPN3.

Mechelle Voepel @MechelleV

No. 3 seed Wisconsin and No. 15 seed Missouri are the first teams through to volleyball's sweet 16; two more berths on line tonight.