Interesting Monday morning tidbits


The surprising Sun sit atop the Eastern Conference.


Tiffany Hayes and Aneika Henry will each miss five games while they compete in the European Games.


Isiah Thomas appears to be a glorified point guard tutor.

College news:

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley blogs.

Former Nebraska point guard Ashley Ford has been named an assistant coach to Connie Yori. On the player side, freshman Jess Shepard is ready to shoulder a load.

Sophomore Azura Stevens may be ready to fill Elizabeth Williams’ shoes in the post at Duke.

Lauren Hill:

Lauren Hill’s family has their ups and downs in the wake of her death, and continues their cancer fight.