Ahead of the big showdown

About tonight:

The matchup between UCLA’s Jordin Canada and UConn’s Crystal Dangerfield tonight will be prime.

The Bruins are set on beating the Huskies after their upset of Baylor.

Husky Katie Lou Samuelson comes home to SoCal, but won’t be able to play due to injury.

Holiday tournaments:

Preview of four tourneys.

College team news:

Villanova is the NCAA’s team of the week.

The freshmen are taking over at Iowa State.

South Carolina will have a “Star Wars” game theme at one contest next month.

Boston University heads to Harvard to build on their winning streak.

College player news:

Time management is key for Arizona State’s Courtney Ekmark.

Alexis Sevillian’s redshirt year served her well at Iowa.

Sophomore Bella Alarie’s hot start is a sign of things to come for Princeton.


How college athletics is bringing together conservative Christians and the LGBTQ community.

At 76, Patricia Ferguson is nationally one of the best hoopers in her age group.

International news:

Liz Cambage has been suspended for two games in the WNBL for “unduly rough play.”