Back in business

Today’s results:

Saint Mary’s rallied to edge Santa Clara, 62-61.

Gonzaga downed Brigham Young, 78-62. Sunny Greinacher hit 1,000 career points in the process for the Bulldogs.

#2 UConn spanked SMU, 96-45.

All results.

Big Ten:

Breaking down the Big Ten.

Iowa faces many challenges in the new-look Big Ten.

Five keys for Purdue in conference play.

Penn State has a clean slate to open Big Ten play. But the Lions are still struggling to fill the shoes of past teams.

Short-handed Nebraska leads a strong league.

Wisconsin prepares for conference competition without key pieces.

Player news:

Texas junior Sara Hattis has rejoined the basketball team, after completing volleyball season.

A trip home for Christmas left UConn junior Moriah Jefferson revitalized.

Freshman Kelsey Mitchell has already made an impression at Ohio State.

Coaching news:

More on the violations that lead to the firing of former Southeast Missouri State assistant coach Ben Coomes.

It’s “no big deal” for Lady Vol coach Holly Warlick if UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn’t want the Huskies to play them.