NCAA story lines taking shape

Before suiting up for one game, Kentucky has dismissed Oregon transfer Chrishae Rowe. In the meantime, Makayla Epps made things right during her suspension, but won’t participate in Blue Madness.

The RPI advice of Washington Huskies coach Mike Neighbors made for more Pac-12 Tournament berths.

Once again, Maryland looks like the team to beat in the Big Ten. They hope to meet lofty expectations. But being a conference favoritedoesn’t make them immune to injury.

Iowa is healthy and unselfish. It’s a new season and a new look for them.

Versatility is the key for Cal this season.

Height is no issue at Nebraska.

New Utah coach Lynne Roberts has big plans, and the patience to see them through.

Up-tempo BYU is excited about the addition of New Zealand forward Kalani Purcell.

Despite their losses, the University of Washington says they can be better.

Arkansas has more players and more options.

Florida is prepared to use their underclassmen.

Washington State coach June Daugherty remains steadfast in her quest for an NCAA bid.

Kansas State is blending veterans and newcomers.

Coach Suzie McConnell-Serio is building something special at Pitt.

Western Michigan coach Shane Clipfell has been given a three-year contract extension.

Evelyn Thompson is Tennessee Tech’s new assistant coach.

Mikayla Venson is looking to build on a stellar first year at Virginia.