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FOUR days until season tipoff!!!!

College team news:

Leaders are emerging for Maryland after losing their top scorers.

Lady Vol fans will get a look at the freshmen in tomorrow’s exhibition game.

Penn has a tougher schedule this year.

Virginia will be leaning on their super sophomore duo.

Purdue showed confidence in their win yesterday.

Buffalo season preview.

San Diego is counting on Maya Hood’s return to a deeper roster.

Five things to watch for with Rutgers this season.

Oregon’s plan this season: step up the defense.

UC Irvine is seeking consistency.

Cal State Fullerton has challenges ahead.

Big West preview.

College player news:

Counting down ESPN’s top 25 players: 21-25.

Jordan Hosey is bringing a spark to Texas.

New leader Gabby Cooper on the upside of Syracuse basketball: “It’s going to be a shocker.”

Getting to know Kentucky players.

Channon Fluker leads a deep CSUN team.

Kansas sophomore Tyler Johnson and junior Sara Boric are battling for the starting center position.

UConn’s Gabby Williams says an improved diet is paying dividends.

Bloomington is new territory for Indiana freshman Jaelynn Penn.

Virginia freshman Amandine Toi will miss the season with a knee injury.

College coach news:

Bridgette Gordon relishes her return to Tennessee as an assistant coach.

Kansas coach Brandon Schneider called his team “really really soft” after their exhibition win yesterday.

Florida A&M assistant coach Terrance Chatman has been arrested on grand theft charges.


ESPNW’s preseason top 25 has us scratching our heads.

Vote on a number of questions.

Recruiting news:

Baylor has the top 2018 recruiting class.

WNBA news:

Around the Rim podcast with Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson.

Q&A with new Dream coach Nicki Collen.