Exhibition games have begun

CSUN won last night.

Maryland won today, as did Cal, Austin Peay, Oral Roberts, Green Bay, and Westminster, who beat BYU.

More games on tap tomorrow.

Not-so-great news:

Chelsea Mitchell’s injury means Ohio State is down to seven players.

Iowa State senior point guard Nikki Moody has been suspended indefinitely from the team for a behavioral issue.

Coach Sylvia Hatchell says she was unaware of academic fraud at North Carolina.

More college news:

The Lady Vols are banking on senior Isabelle Harrison’s momentum.

Lexie Brown is taking on a leadership role at Maryland.

Arizona is optimistic as the season approaches.

Freshman Lexi Gussert might be the key to Michigan State’s success.

Elena Popkey’s dreams are coming true at Oakland.

FGCU’s Whitney Knight is ready for center stage.

Transfer Carla Batchelor is adjusting at Florida.

Rutgers’ and Maryland’s entry to the Big Ten is a homecoming for their coaches.

Pro ball news:

Sparks owner and Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson is now part owner of the city’s new major league soccer team.

Maya Moore took Kara Lawson’s dietary advice, and saw big changes.