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Will Indiana law force 2015 women’s Final Four to relocate?

In this May 27, 2015, file photo, workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis as they prepare to host the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball games on April 4 and 6, 2015. NCAA officials say they are troubled by the new law in Indiana that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians, and they "will assess all our championships in the state of Indiana," including next year's women's Final Four. Other sports organizations from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, to the NBA's Pacers to the PGA have all scrambled to tell the public that they oppose discrimination. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana’s new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year’s women’s Final Four.

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UConn women not looking past opposition in Final Four

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma speaks during a news conference after his team's 91-70 win over Dayton in a regional final game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women’s NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there’s still a distinctive feel it’s really two-time defending champion Connecticut’s title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a distant best of the rest.

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Lamont Smith returns to coach alma mater San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The University of San Diego went with a familiar face when it came to hiring a new basketball coach.

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Oklahoma State AD supports hoops coach Travis Ford

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder still has high hopes for Travis Ford as Oklahoma State’s basketball coach.

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Iowa State signs coach Kevin Jackson through ’18

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has extended wrestling coach Kevin Jackson’s contract through 2018.

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