Stages continue to be set

NCAA news:

Rhonda Lundin Bennett, senior associate athletics director and senior woman administrator at the University of Nevada, will serve as chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee during the 2017-18 academic year.

College team news:

South Carolina has risen in an unprecedented era of strength in SEC basketball.

Washington isn’t afraid of rising pressure after last year’s Final Four run.

Top-ranked Notre Dame is Muffet McGraw’s deepest squad in 30 years.

Arkansas kneeled during the National Anthem before their game tonight. The reaction.

Florida State notebook, part two.

Experience and depth have Ole Miss thinking about the NCAA Tournament.

Northwestern enters a critical season.

Miami will rely on depth and experience this year.

Kansas State is ready for their season opener.

Abilene Christian looks to avoid complacency.

Fresh, retooled Gonzaga looks to turn a page.

San Diego State preview.

Oklahoma State’s roster.

Lehigh looks forward to the season.

Talented Oakland will have to grow into a contender in the stacked Horizon League.

UConn has something to prove.

College player news:

Will Kelsey Mitchell be Ohio State’s best player ever?

BYU’s Kalana Purcell may be the best player you don’t know.

Jenna Staiti gives Maryland a fresh new face in the post.

ESPN’s top 25 players, 6-10.

College coach news:

Georgia coach Joni Taylor had her daughter this morning.

Q&A with Louisville coach Jeff Walz.

Is this a real score?:

Maryland beat Bluefield State, 149-17, in an exhibition game last night.

WNBA player news:

Where will/are WNBA players going overseas this winter?