TIPSHEET

Compiled by Ken Chia

KNOW THIS

North Dakota made its 22nd Frozen Four and third in a row, but the seven-time men's hockey national champion hasn't won a title since 2000, nine Frozen Fours ago.

WATCH THIS

The scores for Geno Auriemma's Connecticut women's basketball team this NCAA tournament have been ridiculous — an average margin of victory of 52.7 points. Second-seeded Texas stands in UConn's way for a Final Four berth (6 p.m., ESPN).

RANDOM FANDOM

"We all know the roster will be slightly different 3-4 weeks into the season due to injuries or ineffectiveness. And then 3-4 weeks later, the roster will be slightly different again. It's baseball."

paul44 on the Twins Opening Day roster at startribune.com.

TWEETED

"Search firm: Come up with a list, check it twice, make a few calls, do a quick background check and get paid $50-75K. Sign me up!!!"

Jeff Goodman, ESPN basketball insider, ranting after Pittsburgh hired Vanderbilt's Kevin Stallings as coach. Pitt used a search firm run by Todd Turner, the AD at Vandy that hired Stallings in 1999.

@GoodmanESPN