Tipping off again in 5….4….3….2….

College team news:

Iowa hopes to challenge Maryland for the Big 10 title.

Under Lindsay Whalen, the Gophers have tightened up considerably on defense.

Auburn is off to an 11-1 start and still isn’t ranked.

Three things to know as Indiana opens conference play against Illinois.

After a disappointing start, Nebraska begins the second half of the season with the Big 10.

Colorado is ready for Pac-12 play.

Duke and Virginia are struggling to stay on track in the ACC.

Five points from UConn’s 11-0 season so far.

UMass is fighting inconsistency as they head into Atlantic-10 play.

Only one game today

Many teams back in action tomorrow

College player news:

Indomitable will power and mental toughness drive Iowa’s Tania Davis.

Kat Tudor is providing a spark off the bench for Oregon State.

Malaysia McHenry turned a corner for CSUB last postseason.

Freshman Maddie Willet is already making an impact for Cal Poly.

College coach news:

Challenge accepted by Dawn Staley.

Nicole Mealing is ECU’s new acting head coach.