OT’s being had, coaches being hired

Tonight’s game results, so far:

The Liberty needed an overtime to down the Wings, 102-93. Shavonte Zellous led the way for New York with 28 points.

Still with one more quarter to play at the moment is Chicago-Phoenix. But it doesn’t look like Diana Taurasi will break the scoring record tonight (see below).

WNBA player news:

Kelsey Plum returns to Seattle this weekend after a rough start as a pro.

The Lynx core foursome has won at an historic rate.

Elena Delle Donne and her fiancee are planning a wedding for the good of all.

Multidimensional Tina Charles wants her voice to be heard.

Diana Taurasi:

Diana Taurasi went into tonight’s game, which she’s playing in right now, 29 points shy of becoming the league’s all-time leading scorer.

She’s happy to let it happen organically.

Taurasi Q&A.

Other WNBA stars paid homage to her.

Taurasi says it’s easy to score on super teams.

Super-dope bonus:

Meeting their WNBA heroes inspired a group of young girls to write poetry.

College team news:

South Carolina is back to work.

College player news:

Oral Roberts player Ashley Beatty was found dead in her dorm room last night. It is thought to be suicide.

Former Iowa guard Bre Cera has transferred to Milwaukee.

Former Gamecock Ieasia Walker is seeing the game from a new perspective, as an official.

Indiana’s Danielle Williams has received a medical exemption.

College coach news:

Katherine Bixby is the new head coach at Johns Hopkins.

Latrell Fleming has been promoted to associate head coach at IUPUI.

Lisa Cermignano is Wake Forest’s new assistant coach.

Tasha Brown is a new assistant coach at Rice.

Jacksonville’s new assistant coach is LaQuanda Dawkins.

Katie Pate has been named associate head coach at Marshall.

Courtney Shelton is Central Michigan’s new assistant coach.

George Mason’s new assistant coach is Kaci Bailey.

Jeffrey Kirpas has been promoted to assistant coach at Brown.

Lafayette’s new assistant coach is Tom Lochner.

Lipscomb has two new assistant coaches.

UNCW also has two new assistant coaches.

Two new assistant coaches for Davidson.

Courtney Davidson returns to Youngstown State as an assistant coach.

Two new assistant coaches at Hawaii.

Three new assistant coaches at Grand Canyon.