Game stories, and other items game stories:

No. 5 Mississippi State digs deep to get past USC, 76-72.

Washington uses balanced attack to dominate Savannah State, 87-36.

College team news:

The work goes on to blend the first-year Buckeyes.

College player news:

UConn’s Saniya Chong is missing time due to injury.

College coach news:

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier is off to her best season start yet.