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Team news:

Louisville is counting on their fast-adjusting freshmen.

The experimental rules that UConn tried in yesterday’s exhibition game helped them.

Dayton has got one amazing recruiting class.

Player news:

Awesome feature on Oregon standout Jillian Alleyne.

Chloe Pavlech has come full circle at Maryland.

Kelsey Plum is recharged and ready to lead Washington.

West Virginia center Lanay Montgomery is stronger and better this year. The team is also counting on Bria Holmes.

Nebraska’s next chapter begins with Jessica Shepard.

One-on-one with Penn State senior center Candice Agee.

How does UConn’s Breanna Stewart make it look so easy? Her freshman teammates are trying to get more comfortable.

Coach news:

Illinois coach Matt Bollant has been cleared of wrongdoing in last spring’s abuse allegations. But the school’s athletic director has been fired.

International and pro news:

Lauren Jackson will make a call on her career in February.

The Liberty’s Tanisha Wright is finding fulfillment in the WNBA.