College, International scene busy season

The Lady Vols have a reconstructed roster and high expectations.

New Kansas coach Brandon Schneider has started the team on boot camp. The Jayhawks are embracing change.

Michigan State has depth and health as the season begins.

UNCW is pushing for a winning season.

A mix of returners and fresh faces will lead Long Beach State. Anearly look.

Coach Linda Lappe says the Buffs are ready to return to the “Colorado way.”

Missouri State’s Kenzie Williams balances student teaching and basketball.

Well-traveled freshman guard Yassemeen “Yazzy” Sa’Dullah has embraced West Virginia.

USA National Team:

Team USA crushed Dike Naples today, 86-50.

International news:

Lauren Jackson will return to the WNBL within a month.

Women making progress:

Nancy Lieberman and Becky Hammon – assistant coaches of the Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs, respectively – will be on the sidelines tomorrow during the two team’s preseason game.