WNBA dust settles for the moment; college gearing


Seimone Augustus has come alive for the Lynx at a crucial moment.

Lynx guard Anna Cruz is following in the footsteps of countrywoman and former Houston Comet Amaya Valdemoro.

Minnesota’s rebounding edge could swing the Finals.

Other WNBA news:

Elena Delle Donne and fiancee Amanda Clifton discuss their wedding plans.

The Seattle Storm’s Ramu Tokashiki is getting used to dual demands.

The Mercury look to close the gap with the Sparks and Lynx next year.

College coverage news:

ESPN tips off their NCAA coverage Nov. 14.

College tournament news:

The ACC has moved its tournament from North Carolina to South Carolina in light of N.C.’s anti-LGBT policies.

College team news:

South Carolina is keeping it 100, with a twist.

The Gamecocks are back at practice.

Cornell is set for the season.

Illinois State is striving for offensive improvement.

College player news:

Kelsey Mitchell is developing into more of a leader for Ohio State.

Oklahoma’s Maddie Manning on “the process.”

Penn State’s Teniya Page is embracing leadership as she goes into her sophomore season.

Tennessee’s Schaquilla Nunn came to basketball at her own pace.

Top recruit Kristina King is developing for West Virginia.

Montana’s Kayleigh Valley is out for the season with a torn ACL.

St. John’s freshman Tiana England has torn her ACL and won’t play this season.

College coach news:

Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell needs more recruits, and plenty will be on hand this weekend for Big Blue Madness.