National Letter of Intent Day

NLI news:

Maryland signed the number one class.

Texas signed the third-best class.

Louisville signed a top 5 recruiting class.

Oregon signed the number 6 recruiting class.

Michigan State’s class was in the top 15, and so was Nebraska’s.

One of Kentucky’s top recruits is being sidelined by a tumor.

ESPN slideshow.

Announcement video.

Team news:

The Elite 8 isn’t enough for Baylor this season.

Princeton is embracing the national spotlight.

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier and her team are ready for an encore.

Cal is beginning a season of mystery.

Changes at Marist won’t change the season outlook.

South Florida is hungry for more.

Penn’s four captains fill very different roles.

Florida State is ready for their season opener.

Albany hopes to continue their winning tradition.

Iowa likes being underdogs.

Hampton is seeking redemption.

Stanford is young and needs time to grow. They will be on the run this year.

How Baylor and coach Kim Mulkey have remained successful.

Ten things to know about UConn.

Freshmen could boost Virginia Tech.

Nebraska will have more wins this year, one columnist says.

Dartmouth looks to build off last year’s success.

New Hampshire is set to battle this year.

Senior-laden UMaine is embracing a short-term focus for long-term goals.

Player news:

Arizona State players gained international experience in the off-season.

Leticia Romero has found a comfortable fit at Florida State.

BYU senior Kylie Maeda is pivotal as the team’s starting point guard.

Notre Dame’s freshmen are set to contribute.

Coppin State’s seniors are motivated to leave a legacy.

UNLV’s freshmen are ready to make an early impact.

Coach news:

Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman expects his team to go undefeated.

The rivalry between Northeastern coach Kelly Cole and Boston University coach Katy Steding is nothing new.

UIC coach Regina Miller has her sights set on a league championship.

Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale has added a new element to training camp.

WNBA news:

Glory Johnson tells her side of the story in her failed marriage to Brittney Griner.