Caution: wide load (of news)

Today’s results:

#3 Notre Dame held off #18 DePaul, 95-90.

South Dakota State outlasted Northern Iowa in two overtimes, 89-86.

Seton Hall downed Fordham, 66-54.

Utah defeated Creighton 74-58.

St. John’s topped Yale, 69-56.

All scores.

Team news:

ESPN’s mid-major top ten.

Tamika Catchings addressed the Lady Vols yesterday.

The South Carolina Gamecocks have passed their early tests.

Kentucky has overcome player departures for a fast start.

Troy leads the nation in scoring.

Louisville is not standing pat.

Weber State is off to its best-ever start.

Missouri is looking for an historic start.

Player news:

A life on the move has molded UCLA’s Nirra Fields.

UConn’s Morgan Tuck has a goal to be an All-American. Tuck may be overshadowed, but coach Geno Auriemma appreciates her.

Janee Thompson is becoming Kentucky’s big shot.

Q&A with Michigan junior Seira Thompson.

Kayla Steward is beginning to shine at Eastern Illinois.

Colorado is looking for Haley Smith to become a vocal leader.

Senior leaders are showing the way at Lehigh.

Coach news:

Leave Tennessee coach Holly Warlick alone, one columnist says.

Times have changed since NC State athletics director Debbie Yow was a coach.

Minnesota coach Marlene Stollings has reimbursed the school for a makeover they bought for her prior to her introductory news conference last year.

The evolution of Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw.

Pro news:

The WNBA is progressing in its search for a new president.

I wonder if they’re waiting for a new president to begin marketing the league. Arrrrrggghhhhh

Liberty guard Epiphanny Prince tore her ACL playing in Russia and underwent surgery today.

Evie Goldstein has resigned as director of the WNBA player’s union.