In the mix

Duke and North Carolina are chasing Notre Dame in preseason ACC polls.

Louisville coach Jeff Walz is sorting out the roles of the new-look Cardinals.

Tarheel coach Sylvia Hatchell is fiesty despite the trouble that surrounds her.

Wisconsin’s Malayna Johnson has torn her ACL and will miss the season.

Victoria Vivians wants to do more for Mississippi State.

Maryland guard Chloe Pavlech has a unique perspective on sports media.

Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell welcomes junior college difference-maker Evelyn Akhator.

Florida sophomore Dyandria Anderson is poised for a breakout year.

Mississippi is getting better with each practice.

The University of Illinois has asked a judge to dismiss the student athlete coach abuse lawsuit.