Losers, winners, helpers

The Washington Huskies beat Washington State last night, 76-70, in what you could call the race for the bottom of the Pac-10. Even though Cougar Coach June Daugherty is known for her mediocrity, I’m still a bit surprised that her team is even worse this year than last. It would be a downer for me, personally, to be winless in my conference.

At Stanford, senior center Jayne Appel is handling the pressure so others can thrive, says the San Francisco Chronicle.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review acknowledges UConn is breaking records, but asks, “is it boring?” DUH. Make that DOUBLE DUH.

Some positive press on Rutgers: there’s Brittany Ray’s success and Chelsey Lee’s contribution.

I’ve been watching Arkansas’ struggle this year and wondering what’s up. C’eira Ricketts is living it.

Kate Starbird is helping Haiti.