Cancer fundraiser; looming match up

Team news:

Coastal Carolina raised funds earlier this week for freshman DJ Williams, who is battling cancer.

Maryland is coming together, says coach Brenda Frese.

There are new signs of hope for Notre Dame in an injury-plagued season.

Missouri is generating more steals and fast break chances this season.

New Mexico is thriving with more speed.

UNCW is focusing on defense.

Player news:

Oregon State’s Jamie Weisner is in an offensive groove.

UConn’s Kia Nurse is off to a slow start in her sophomore season.

Tennessee-Wichita State match up tomorrow:

#16 Tennessee wants to reverse their tailspin in this road game.

The tradition will test Wichita State.

The Lady Vols are hoping to tilt their free throw balance.

Tennessee is headed down the wrong road, one columnist says.

Shockers coach Jody Adams supports Tennessee coach Holly Warlick.

Lady Vol alumni saw the team off.

Pro news:

Texas star Nneka Enemkpali has turned her Nigerian parents into fans.

USA Basketball:

The U19 team is USA Basketball’s team of the year.