The women's Final Four is set to take over Nashville, and we're nominating some teams and players for a little hardware, Academy of Country Music Awards-style. So make way, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, we've got Nashville's new royalty.
Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points, Katie Rutan hit clutch 3-pointers and freshman Lexie Brown kept the Terps composure as No. 4 seed Maryland overcame a four-point halftime deficit to beat No. 3 seed Louisville 76-73.
Alyssa Thomas had 13 points and 14 rebounds, Lexie Brown scored 21 and No. 4 seed Maryland closed the first half with 20 straight points to roll past Army 90-52 Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA women's tournament.
Notre Dame recruit Taya Reimer becomes part of the first father-daughter combination in McDonald's All American Games history. Top recruits Mercedes Russell, Kaela Davis and Diamond DeShields also land roster spots.
North Carolina recruits Diamond DeShields, Stephanie Mavunga and Jessica Washington and Duke recruits Oderah Chidom, Kendall Cooper and Rebecca Greenwell headline the 2013 WBCA High School All-America Game selections.