Three days before tip off; signing day tomorrow

Team news:

Will this year’s Gamecocks be worth the wait for coach Dawn Staley?

#11 Kentucky is looking to replace three starters.

The focus at Purdue is shifting to the inside. Assistant coach Kelly Komara is impressing the team.

A tough opening stretch awaits Nebraska, with a full away-game slate.

UCLA is reloaded this year.

The post-Jennifer Hamson era is in effect at BYU.

Stanford will be entertaining with their new game plan.

Louisville is moving on without high scorer Shoni Schimmel.

With four seniors, Tulane is eying an NCAA Tournament bid.

New stars are ready to emerge for James Madison.

Alabama A&M features a taller line up this year.

UConn has a new image this year.

Pat Summitt won’t comment on Tennessee’s brand restructuring.

Coach and player news:

UConn coach Geno Auriemma is not close to retirement.

Minnesota freshman Carlie Wagner has earned a starting spot for the season opener. In the meantime, senior Rachel Banham is poised for her final run.

Gonzaga senior Lindsay Sherbert is embracing her new coach and becoming a leader.

Dearica Hamby is ready for her final season at Wake Forest.

UConn’s Morgan Tuck is happy and healthy, but it’s a slow learning curve for the freshmen.

Freshman Zoe Correal is hoping to bring excitement to Colorado.

Butler guards Loryn Goodwin and Lexus Murry are suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.

High school news:

Tomorrow is signing day, and ESPNW has a preview.

Pro news:

Brazilian Lynx forward Damiris Dantas seems ready for the spotlight.