Mercury taking shape

WNBA news:

The Phoenix Mercury might have lost Cappie, but they’ve still got Penny Taylor and Temeka Johnson. Both signed multi-year contracts today.

Seattle Storm forward Camille Little lead a fitness clinic at a suburban Seattle high school this week.

NCAA news:

Baylor wins one and loses one. Makenzie Robertson of Texas has signed with the team, and sophomore Cherrish Wallace has retired from basketball, due to a chronic leg injury.

The trial in former Montana State University coach Robin Potera-Haskins’ discrimination suit is underway. Potera-Haskins alleges MSU treated the men’s and women’s basketball programs differently; MSU says Potera-Haskins was “overly-critcal, unsensitive and unresponsive” to players, causing several to leave.

Cynthia Cooper-Dyke has removed her name from consideration for the University of Houston coaching job.