Personalities in the news

Washington State has improved by taking its lumps.

Team growth is a season-long process for Penn State.

Asia Dozier’s maturity is calming for South Carolina.

Nebraska guard Tear’a Laudermill is finding consistency beyond the arc.

Lexie Brown has accepted a greater role for Maryland.

Ohio State’s up-tempo offense has expanded Ameryst Alson’s game.

Northern Iowa junior forward Jen Keitel is out for the season with a torn ACL.

Q&A with UMass assistant coach Yolanda Griffith.

Kentucky assistant coach and former UConn star Tamika Williams is where she belongs.