In the thick of it

Inside the Paint: Tennessee basketball, episode one.

Former rivals and lifelong friends Jessany Williams and Krystal Saunders are suiting up together for Miami.

Maryland has extended coach Brenda Frese’s contract through 2021.

Kastine Evans’ new role at Kentucky is scoring threat.

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley received the Order of the Palmetto award today.

Mike Thibault’s assessment of UConn forward Breanna Stewart.

Quinnipiac’s Brittany McQuain has scored 1,000 career points.

San Jose State’s Ta’Rea Cunnigan has crossed the 1,000-point mark.

Today’s games:

Should UTEP be ranked? They kicked the butts of Kansas State, 84-39.

Arizona whiffed out a win over UC Santa Barbara, 51-49.

Temple outlasted Auburn, 78-74.

BYU needed an overtime to steal one away from Boston College, 70-69.

Full scoreboard.


Storm assistant Jenny Boucek is in discussions with Tulsa and Atlanta for the open coaching jobs there. And I know of one other major figure who is in conversation with both franchises for the same jobs. We’ll see who gets what.