Grinding through finals week

College team news:

UCLA has been through a lot of challenges this season.

Darius Rucker will be in the house for South Carolina Sunday.

Wichita State will host a lot of basketball this weekend.

Boston University rundown.

College player news:

Freshman Dana Evans is helping Louisville get off to a 12-0 start.

Marist’s Vander Weide hopes for redemption in her return to hoops.

Shaelyn Martin is a rebound warrior for Kansas State.

College coach news:

Wisconsin coach Jonathan Tsipis implored his team to get more excited to play in-state rivals.

NCAA news:

Lynn Holman returns to the NCAA as vice president of women’s basketball.

Today’s scores.

Tomorrow’s schedule is highlighted by #19 Texas A&M at USC.

WNBA news:

The future of the league would be helped by higher pay today.

Sylvia Fowles is Minnesota’s pro athlete of the year.

Makayla Epps is taking time out from her pro career to finish her degree.

High school news:

Penn State signee Karisma Ortiz is set for a breakout season at Archbishop Mitty.