Diverse news range

Player news:

Oregon State’s Jamie Weisner has developed into a well-rounded player.

Q&A with Iowa’s Samantha Logic.

Sparks fly with UConn center Kiah Stokes.

Jewell Loyd is becoming a quiet leader for Notre Dame.

Freshman Carlie Wagner is off to a fast start with Minnesota.

Colorado’s Haley Smith is turning potential into performance.

Texas junior center Imani McGee-Stafford is engaged.

Coaching news:

Florida International coach Cindy Russo abruptly retired today, after 36 years at the helm of the program.

North Carolina academic fraud scandal:

Rashanda McCants and a former North Carolina football player are suing the University and the NCAA, accusing them of academic fraud and failing to fulfill their stated missions of educating athletes.

WNBA news:

Chiney Ogwumike had surgery today for a microfracture of her right knee. She’ll be out for at least six months.

Sparks guard Armintie Herrington has been named an SEC legend.