Two days before the season starts

I feel like Tyrone the crack addict, waiting for this season to pop off.


ESPN names the top five players at each position. What do you think about this list??

The NCAA lists their players and teams to watch.

ESPN’s preview.

Other NCAA odds and ends:

The pre-season WNIT begins Friday, and here are the matchups.

Sophomores could be the key to UConn’s season.

In Tennessee, seniors Shekinna Stricklen and Glory Johnson have unfinished business. The Lady Vols team is incredibly conditioned going into the season.

Former assistant coaches Carlene Mitchell and Nicci Hays Fort are now head coaches.

Mechelle Voepel says Stanford senior forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike has become even better than last year.

Purdue’s Natalie Novosel got a lot of support and help from twin brother Nathan when she was struggling as a sophomore two years ago.

This year’s announcers and game callers are revealed.

Pro bonus:

The Culture and Sports Ministry in Israel is doing its best to un-cancel the basketball season.