Transfers up this season

Why so many player transfers so far this year – especially with freshmen?

Player news:

Yet another freshman departure: Jasmine Lumpkin has left Michigan State.

Michigan is a team in the making thanks to Nicole Elmblad and Cyesha Goree.

Yale senior guard Sarah Halejian has torn her ACL and is out for the season.

Coaching news:

North Carolina’s win Sunday was the 950th of coach Sylvia Hatchell’s career.

Virginia coach Joanne Boyle is loving her new life as a mom.

Today’s scoreboard, which is slim pickins, unfortunately. It’s also a rare week without many top 25 matches.

WNBA news:

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has brought up Christine Simmons, from Magic Johnson Enterprises, to be the new president and chief operations officer for the Los Angeles Sparks. Simmons is a UCLA alumni with extensive business experience.

Five years later, the Lynx’s trade for Lindsay Whalen looks good.