Notable performances, and other items

Beth Mowins and Debbie Antonelli podcast: Indiana Coach Curt Miller and Illinois Coach Matt Bollant.

Sam Ostarello’s offensive prowess is rising for Purdue.

UConn All-American Bria Hartley is struggling with her confidence.

Georgia Tech’s young roster is learning through growing pains.

The view from Baylor: back at number one.

The confidence of Penn State’s Dara Taylor is growing as the season progresses.

Arizona’s Davellyn White is welcoming challenges.

Notable performances:

Duke’s Chelsea Gray had a school record 15 assists in last night’s win over Clemson.

Portland State senior Courtney VanBrocklin scored her 1,000th point last night in the Viking’s loss to Sacramento State.

Blanche Alverson put up her 1,000th point for Auburn.

High school star Shatori Walker-Kimbrough passed the 2,000-point mark last night. Amazing.

WNBA and pro:

First transaction of the year…..the Lynx waived Erin Thorn.

Former Husky Tiffany Hayes left her Israel team due to a death in the family.

Temeka Johnson blogs from overseas.