College Picking up steam By Sue Favor - October 21, 2019 College team news: Preseason bracketology. How the Pac-12 could make history with three No. 1 seeds. Maryland has been picked to win the Big Ten title. Arkansas stories, part II. Nebraska is seeing the benefits of a summer trip to Europe. Five observations from Duke’s blue-white exhibition game. The Blue Devils showed off a fast-paced offense. Colorado State is ready to rebound after a tough season. Notre Dame is reloading. The Irish completed the military’s “The Program” to build teamwork. Three questions for Iowa State. Duquesne is embracing the unknown. Creighton must replace Audrey Faber. Northern Iowa preview. The Panthers are embracing higher expectations. Bradley season preview. College player news: TeTe Maggett will lead Illinois State. How Buffalo’s Jessica Schiffer recruited her coach and herself. Virginia Tech senior guard Kendyl Brooks had season-ending hip surgery. College coach news: Changes and additions for Rutgers. Arizona coach Adia Barnes provided a spark for “Girl Power Day.” WNBA news: Elena Delle Donne will miss Team USA’s four exhibition games with injury. Bonus: Pregnancy and motherhood are bad for the sports business.