College College season is getting closer By Sue Favor - October 2, 2017 College conference news: The Pac-12 finally announced their season schedule today, which is here. College team news: Michigan State has a different feel as practice opens. New-look Arizona is ready to move up in Pac-12 standings. Chattanooga, Memphis, UTSA, UTEP, New Mexico, Mississippi State looks to improve on last season. Montana State opens with seven newcomers. Texas Tech will host a throwback game in December. Five questions facing UNCW. Oklahoma is closing in on the start of practice. The Gophers have begun practice with a positive outlook. College coach news: Arkansas coach Mike Neighbors will have a bi-monthly podcast series. Recruiting news: Dara Mabrey has broken with her sisters and verballed to Virginia Tech. Aquira Decosta will announce her school decision next week.