Many many many story lines

Team news:

The Lady Vols are confident as the season approaches. Media daytranscripts.

UConn’s mantra this year is less talking, more winning. They aresquaring off against history.

Oregon State is making tweaks to become elite.

Maryland hopes for continued success in the front court.

Iowa has new faces, but the same intensity.

Competition is high for Michigan’s guards. Their freshman class is an indication of their bright future.

Pieces are coming together for Alabama.

Florida is utilizing tough practices to replicate game environments.

Arizona’s work effort fuels their hopes for the season.

Upperclassmen are bringing the freshmen along at Colorado.

Young Central Michigan is getting to work.

Wright State is “really talented.”

Siena is ready to take the next step.

Player news:

Diamond DeShields expects to be ready for Tennessee’s opener.

Louisville freshman Asia Durr is working hard to return from injury.

Q&A with Oklahoma’s Peyton Little.

New Mexico freshman guard Jannon Otto doesn’t let diabetes stop her.

Competition fuels West Virginia senior Arielle Roberson.

Dyana Pierre has been suspended indefinitely at Southern Illinois for breaking team rules.

Coach news:

Guess who’s filling in as assistant coach at Montana State University for the rest of the year? John Stockton. (His daughter plays there)

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick finds comfort in narrowing her focus.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma awarded scholarships to two former walk-ons.

Wisconsin’s veteran group is fueling optimism for coach Bobbie Kelsey.

Northern Illinois looks to push the pace under first-year coach Lisa Carlsen.

Mercer coaches are confident in what lies ahead.