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Daily Round Up: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NCAA Womens Basketball: Texas at Baylor Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

The women’s basketball team is going to the Sweet Sixteen after an impressive win over Arizona State. The Horns play UCLA Friday night in Kansas City.

The best individual matchup Friday might be between the teams’ point guards — All-America candidates Jordin Canada of UCLA and Brooke McCarty of Texas. Canada leads the Bruins in scoring with an average of 17.6 points per game, and she ranks seventh nationally with an average of 7.1 assists per game. McCarty leads the Longhorns in three-pointers made (60), assists per game (3.4) and free-throw percentage (.889).

Mo Bamba is one-and-done.

“After an incredibly rewarding year at The University of Texas, I will not be returning to school as I will be entering the NBA Draft,” Bamba said in a statement.

This decision comes as no surprise, as Bamba has not shied away from his lofty goals of being selected in the upper echelon of the 2018 NBA Draft.

Spring football has arrived!

Here are five players from Texas’ 2017 recruiting class that will compete for playing time this spring.

Herman announced the jersey numbers for early enrollees.

The UIL announced that all high school and junior high school football coaches need to be certified in how to teach safe tackling techniques.

Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel wants his own professional football league.

Dubbed the Alliance of American Football, the spring league is set to kick off on Feb. 9, 2019, with eight teams, a 10-week regular season and a four-team playoff system. Charlie Ebersol, the son of original XFL co-founder Dick Ebersol, heads a leadership team that includes former NFL players and executives.

Of course, he did. Ricky Williams has started a new cannabis-based wellness brand.