As I type this on a beautiful San Antonio morning, I can hear a band playing the UCLA fight song 24 stories below. It's the start of what could be a great day.
Naturally, the start of the Final Four makes this a huge hoops day nationally. And the presence of UCLA and a coaching move at Cal also makes it a big day for the Pac-10.
Here's a 44-topic overview of the Final Four, complete with predictions at the end.
Here's a more specific look at what it means to the Pac-10's national image.
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Also big news in the Pac-10, is former Stanford coach Mike Montgomery moving across the Bay to lead the Golden Bears. Here's an analysis from the San Jose Mercury News.
And finally, a look from the Lawrence (Kansas) Journal-World & News on the knee injury suffered yesterday by Jayhawks guard Rodrick Stewart of Seattle.