Every team has a story

College team news:

Mississippi State has exceeded expectations.

Notre Dame’s match up with Boston College earlier tonight had been preceded by introspection following their loss to Tennessee Monday.

Ohio State’s fast starts have slowed lately.

Oregon State is happy, but not satisfied with their Pac 12 start. That’s because they’re looking for stronger fourth quarters.

Syracuse still sinks many three’s, but their three’s are also sinking them.

Struggles on the court continue to mount for Fresno State.

Dayton has turned a corner and found success in the A-10.

The Huskers aren’t good enough to overcome letdowns with a young team.

Oregon has a chance to build momentum at home this weekend.

Depth allows Penn State to thrive off the bench.

Arizona State is ready for a postseason run.

Memphis looks to improve in conference play.

Coaches from Incarnate Word, SIU-Edwarsville and Northern Kentucky talk about the transition from D2 to D1 basketball.

College player news:

Kristine Anigwe is an unstoppable force for Cal.

Marie Gulich is blending finesse and power for Oregon State.

Wright State forward Lexi Smith’s perfect streak continues.

Furman’s Whitney Bunn lets her production do the talking.

Central Michigan’s Presley Hudson is a name you need to get to know.

College coach news:

Oregon coach Kelly Graves and Colorado coach JR Payne share a close relationship.

Wichita State is replacing coach Jody Adams-Birch for two games while they investigate new allegations around the program.

“We Back Pat” week:

Around the Rim podcast with Tamika Catchings and Kara Lawson.

ESPN honors Pat Summitt.

WNBA news:

President Obama wrote a congratulatory letter to the LA Sparks before he left the White House.

Tamika Catchings interview.