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Women's college basketball: Brittney Griner's season has come to an end. Baylor became the second top seed to make an early exit from this year's Big Dance, as the Lady Bears fell to No. 2 seed Texas A&M, 58-46, in the Elite Eight. This will be the Aggies first trip to the Final Four in school history. Coming into Tuesday's game, Baylor had beaten Texas A&M eight straight times, including twice during the regular season and in the Big 12 tournament championship game earlier this year. Texas A&M will meet up with top-seeded Stanford in the national semifinals Sunday.
Top seed UConn is now just two wins away from winning its third straight national championship. The Huskies advanced to the Final Four for the fourth straight year after crushing second-seeded Duke, 75-40, in Tuesday's Elite Eight. Maya Moore, who had 28 points on the night, reached 3,000 points in her career in the game, making her only the seventh Division I player ever to achieve such a feat. It will be a big weekend for Husky basketball, as both the men's and the women's teams are now in the Final Four. Connecticut becomes the first school to play in a men's and women's Final Four, as well as a BCS football game, in the same school year. Next up for Moore and Co., Notre Dame on Sunday.
NBA: LeBron's second homecoming Tuesday might have been personally memorable, but it's one the Heat wishes it could forget. James had a triple-double on the night, including 27 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. But despite LeBron's dominant performance, which marked his second trip back to play in Cleveland since he took his talents to South Beach, the Cavs beat Miami, 102-90. Tuesday was revenge for Cleveland, which fell to Miami 118-90 in James' first trip back to play the Cavs at home on Dec. 2.
Men's college basketball: The men's NIT championship game is set. Top-seeded Alabama, whose NCAA tournament bubble was burst when the brackets were announced just a few weeks ago, edged out No. 1 seed Colorado, 62-61, in Tuesday's NIT semifinal game. Ironically, while Alabama's head coach Anthony Grant is coaching his team in the NIT, his former team, the VCU Rams, are headed to the NCAA tournament's Final Four this weekend in Houston.
The Crimson Tide will meet fourth-seeded Wichita State in Thursday's NIT championship game. The Shockers clobbered second-seeded Washington State, 75-44, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden and won their 28th game this year, a school record for most wins in a season. This will be Wichita State's first trip to the NIT championship game.