The good and the bad

News, in no particular order:

Sophomore Rachel Theriot is stepping confidently into the point guard role for Nebraska.

Rebounding and Siera Thompson are the keys to success for Michigan so far this year.

Alabama freshman Karyla Middlebrook is out for the season with a hip injury.

North Carolina is in the spotlight, like it or not.

A pair of freshmen have helped Iowa State get a hot start.

North Carolina State is off to a winning start.

UConn’s Breanna Stewart has her eye on making the 2016 Olympic team.

Colorado’s Arielle Roberson blogs.

Washington State beat Washington last night for the first time in 36 years.

Rest in peace:

Penn State’s former associate sports information director Mary Jo Haverbeck has passed away.

USA Basketball:

Miami coach Katie Meier is a co-recipient of the 2013 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year award.


Seattle Storm assistant coach Jenny Boucek has been promoted to associate head coach.