The night before a big rematch

WNBA team news:

The Sparks are looking to avenge Friday’s loss to the Wings.

The Wings honored Nancy Lieberman yesterday.

WNBA player news:

Diana Taurasi isn’t getting the respect she deserves, one Arizona publication says.

Sylvia Fowles and Tina Charles are the league’s Western and Eastern Conference players of the week. Charles has been named player of the week 23 times, surpassing Tamika Catchings’ 22.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Dream at Storm

Wings at Sparks

My Mock Win Monday for the week

College player news:

Ohio State’s Kianna Holland will medically retire from basketball.

Former Marquette center Meghan Mandel has transferred to Loyola Marymount.

Troy has added Louisiana Tech transfer Jasmine LeBlanc.

College coach news:

Former Tennessee coach Margaret Hutson, who preceded Pat Summitt, has passed away.

Ganiyat Adeduntan is a new assistant coach at George Washington.

USA Basketball news:

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are open to playing in the next Olympics. But should they? Give the younger players a chance.

The U16 team’s average margin of victory was 53.8 points en route to their gold medal.

Aliyah Boston was the tournament MVP.

High school news:

A California player had 34 rebounds in a showcase this weekend.


The Hall of Fame induction ceremony included tributes to Pat Summitt.