Prelude to scores

Conference news:

SEC women’s basketball attendance is on the rise.

Team news:

Ohio State is focused on another Big Ten title shot.

Oklahoma relishes the chance to compete for a Big 12 championship in their own backyard.

Syracuse is both good and smart (with pressing defense).

FGCU is dialed in for a deep postseason run.

The most successful college hoops program in Kentucky is not who you think.

Nebraska may not accept a WNIT bid.

Player news:

Washington’s Kelsey Plum surpassed Tina Thompson on the Pac-12’s all-time scoring list last night.

A healthy Jasmine Hines makes Michigan State a threat in the Big Ten tourney.

Miquelle Askew is a tower of power for Boise State.

Fresno State sixth-year senior Alex Furr is learning a lot from life.

Coach news:

Wisconsin has fired coach Bobbie Kelsey after five seasons.

Former Michigan State players are turning into coaches.

WNBA news:

Tamika Catchings on why the WNBA needs better marketing.