A plateful

Preseason action:

Last night, Tina Thompson lead the Storm to a 63-59 win over the Shock.

Today, New York notched at 78-67 win over Connecticut, and the Lynx opened preseason with a 74-57 romp over the Mystics.

Other WNBA news:

Dream….CEO Ashley Preisinger is adjusting to life in basketball.

Lynx….Janel McCarville is a Wisconsin farm girl at heart.

Sky….Swin Cash on basketball, the WNBA and fashion.

Elena Delle Donne relies on strong family ties.

College news:

Hmm, wonder if Brittney Griner and her former coach are talking. Because the former Baylor star says Kim Mulkey told players not to be open about their sexuality because it would hurt recruiting and be bad for the program.

Akyah Taylor has left Michigan State.

USA Basketball:

Kara Lawson had some wise words for U19 trials participants today.

Cierra Burdick returns to her summer time roots.

Brittany Hrynko is stepping up to the competition.