Parity, part II

Today’s game results:

The Lynx held on to beat Connecticut, 80-78.

That’s two down-to-the-wire games in a row for Minnesota. Those youngins are coming for the top dogs.

It seems all the parity now in college basketball has spilled over into the WNBA.

Currently in progress: Liberty at Mercury.

Tomorrow’s game schedule:

Elena Delle Donne has returned to Chicago for the Mystics’ showdown with the Sky.

Sparks at Fever.

WNBA team news:

The most dominant team in the league (Minnesota) has the advantage of rest.

The WNBA’s weekly power rankings have the Sparks 1 and the Lynx, 2.

WNBA player news:

Stars rookie Nia Coffey comes from an elite basketball family.

Olympic basketball dreams fuel Ruth Hamblin’s devotion to training with Team Canada.

College player news:

Former Kansas player Josh Jackson must apologize to former Kansas player McKenzie Calvert and enter a diversion program.

Iowa State’s Bridget Carleton will try out for Team Canada at the end of the month.

VCU has added Rutgers transfer Aliyah Jeune.

Former Seton Hall guard LaTecia Smith has landed at UNLV.

Former Ohio forward Kelly Karlis will attend Wisconsin.

College coach news:

Old Dominion is set to hire Nikki McCray-Penson as their new coach.

Kylee Gorby is a new assistant coach at Georgetown.

Olympic news:

Nine months after the spotty Brazil Olympics, a new problem has emerged: defective medals.