Turkey ball

Thirty-six games on tap today.

Those not playing today are likely on their way to a holiday tournament, or getting ready for one. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

Player news:

Utah fifth-year senior Taryn Wicijowski is making the most of her playing time.

Iowa freshman Claire Ricketts is out 2-3 months with a fractured wrist.

Georgia Tech’s Rodreeka Rogers is refining her interior game.

Team/coach news:

Notre Dame is learning it’s a marathon, not a sprint. (That was an Ice Cube lyric some years ago)

Jacksonville coach Yolett McCuin talks motherhood, risky business and being Bahamian.

Louisiana Tech will be featured on a CBS-produced show called 60 Minutes Sports.

International news:

FIBA has suspended Japan from International and Olympic team competition for their failure to merge two professional men’s leagues. The decision damages the women’s team more.