Both heavy and fun stuff

Heavy college news:

UConn’s Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis will be out three to six weeks with mononucleosis. This leaves the Huskies with only eight healthy players.

Shatyra Hawkes has been dismissed from Xavier for violating athletic department rules.

Lighter news:

Tyaunna Marshall crossed the 2,000-point career mark in Georgia Tech’s win over Virginia tonight. Last week she broke the school scoring record; she’s the 24th player in the ACC to notch that achievement.

Playing for Nikki McCray:

The entire South Carolina program has rallied around assistant coach Nikki McCray since her breast cancer diagnosis in November.


Tamika Catchings, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins competed in tonight’s NBA All-Star celebrity game.

Delle Donne, Diggins, Swin Cash and Becky Hammon will compete tomorrow night in a shooting contest.

Catchings speaks: basketball and beyond.