News from every hoops level

Player news:

Freshmen Taylor Agler and Maura Muensterman are leaving Indiana. Agler, the daughter of Sparks coach Brian Agler, says it was the hardest decision she’s ever made.

Irish guard Jewell Loyd: things I know.

Quiet point guard Quitesha Scott working to be vocal leader for Southern.

Coaching news:

Florida coach Amanda Butler’s contract has been extended through 2018-2019.

Ohio coach Bob Boldon has signed a contract extension through 2019-2020.

Rusty Rainbolt has resigned as Southern Arkansas’ coach.

FGCU coach Karl Smesko’s coaching tree continues to get bigger.

League news:

The Summit League tournament smashed attendance records.

Pro news:

Tamika Catchings and Kobe Bryant have an unlikely bond.

With a dunk and a dance, Brittney Griner announces her return to the U.S.

High school news:

The Naismith high school coach of the year is Andrea Peterson of Neumann-Goretti.

Myers Parks is fighting to play in a national tournament.