Hot starts and momentum

College team news:

Rutgers is the NCAA’s team of the week.

Dictating pace will be crucial for Iowa when they host Rutgers tomorrow.

Syracuse is trying to heat up their shooting.

CMU coach Sue Guevara is readying her team for a repeat NCAA run.

The Gophers have come out of winter break with a 13-5 record.

Penn’s 9-3 start is fueled by former role players.

How can Iowa State pull off their first win in Waco since 1997?

Rice remains perfect in C-USA play.

Tennessee Tech leads the OVC at 6-0.

Is this the year two Summit League teams reach the Big Dance?

Wisconsin is looking to patch up a rocky start.

Scoring struggles are hampering the Cavaliers.

College player news:

Jessica Shepard and Brianna Turner are making Notre Dame’s fast break go.

Former Baylor point guard Alexis Morris has transferred to Rutgers.

Mai-Loni Henson’s journey was tough but worth it at Washington.

Marijke Vanderschaaf is slowly making her way back into the Boise State lineup after injury.

College coach news:

How Ohio assistant coach Steph Haas has used her playing experience to connect with the team.

Minnesota coach Lindsay Whalen has signed an endorsement deal with Bell Bank.

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Tomorrow’s game schedule

WNBA news:

Liz Cambage has requested to be traded from the Dallas Wings.

The Sparks have hired Fred Williams and Latricia Trammell as assistant coaches.